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what i wore: of the night.

so i’ve been noticing an epidemic lately: the epidemic of the too-short “dress.” you know — the dresses that just cry out for a little more fabric to protect your poor, cold butt from flashing itself to the world.

now usually, i let these dresses go without a murmur. if a dress does not pass the “grazes my knee” test, why, i dismiss them summarily, with the discipline of an olympian. no, dress, you shall not tempt me! i cannot tell you how many cute dresses have been rejected this way — no, literally, i can’t, it makes me weep. but sometimes… well, sometimes, even olympians have their bad days, and sometimes, i buy dresses that i am CONVINCED i can make work.

much like this one:

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when the kate spade fall lookbook first came out, i squealed because the looks were SO. CUTE. and i was dying to replicate them once cooler weather rolled around.

kate1kate2kate3images from the clothes horse.

then, i realized one big problem. The Tights.

ladies (and gentlemen, i suppose?), i fear the colored and patterned tights. i adore them, don’t get me wrong, and own several pairs, but always seem to balk at actually wearing them. well, NO MORE. yesterday i wore a colored tights-centric outfit, and i plan to do so for the rest of the week continue experimenting. the results:

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image courtesy of yyellowbird @ flickr.

today’s photo has the kind of hippie-boho vibe i always think looks great on others — but never imagined on myself. still, being one of those annoyingly competitive people by nature, i took that as a challenge and ran with it.

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photo courtesy of alibubba @ flickr.

i’m sort of in love with today’s inspiration picture, mostly because i’m a huge board game geek. so for today, i decided to play with the bright primary colors of the board game boxes to get the same cheery effect. behold:

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this week over at the youlookfab forums, we’re using photos randomly generated from flickr’s “interesting things” stream to inspire our daily outfits.

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can somebody please tell me to lay off the blues? i just looked through my outfit photos, and i swear, there’s like one day where blue doesn’t make an appearance. navy, cobalt, smoky, what have you, I HAVE AN ADDICTION. this can’t be healthy.

observe.

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anybody else got that carpenter’s song stuck in their head?

this chicago summer is toying with my emotions. two days of sunshine, then rain for days. stop jerking me around, you big… jerk! anyway. this morning started out drizzly and dreary and gross, but now the sun is shining and i think i may hit the pool. you should come.

what i wore to splash my way to the bus stop:

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