Thursday, January 22, 2015

It's Equestrian, Really

Oh, I am tired and sore today. Another 30+ flights of stairs!
And I did it in heels again! My blurriness above reflected my state of mind today, though - everything felt very chaotic. Must be a full moon coming!

  • Jacket - Ralph Lauren, thrifted; last seen here (4th outfit) in October 2014 in a similar outfit
  • Skirt - Skott's Suede, thrifted; last worn here (2nd outfit) earlier this month with reds
  • Boots - Indigo by Clark's; last worn here a couple of weeks ago to a hockey game that didn't happen
Before we proceed, I would just like to take a moment to thank everyone who reads, and who comments. I consider many of you good friends of mine. I'm not particularly chatty or responsive in the comment section of my posts, but I read every word and think about what you've said. So thank you.

I've decided I don't like this jacket. It's not lined and is a heavy stretchy cotton and it feels sloppy to me. If it were a nice light wool with a full lining, then we'd be talking. But since I thrifted it, I'm just going to put it in the giveaway pile and let it go. Buh-bye.
Love this skirt! It made a most excellent flapping noise while I galumphed up the stairs today. I dig this equestrian look, as a variation on my "cowgirl" look.

The stuff:
Did I mention I was blurry today? I left my boots at work. D'oh! They continue to be marvelous boots and were very good for stairs.

  • Belt - Plum
  • Choker - vintage 60s, Mom's
  • Cuff - SkinZnHydez
  • Ring - Twang & Pearl
L and I were going to go to the gym today, but I talked him out of it. I did enough stairs, plus walking to and from work today (and I worked close to an hour overtime), that I don't feel a wee bit guilty. I'm going to make stir-fry for dinner and watch all "my" PVR'd shows (the ones L doesn't watch, like "Biggest Loser", "Antiques Roadshow" and "Gotham"). Ah...

5 comments:

  1. I love the equestrian look too. I really don't know HOW you did all those stairs in a suede skirt for Pete's sake! You get extra credit for that...TWO days off from the gym!

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  2. Hear you SHe, if the jacket is not working its best to let go.
    I love how energetic you are and how you find way to always exercise during the day. Today you have even inspired me. I am going to go walking the rest of my lunch hour.

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  3. I think you deserve a night in with the TV and a nice dinner, Sheila!
    If you're not feeling the jacket then it has to go, but I must say it does look good... Love love love the tan boots! xxx

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  4. Well done with climbing all those stairs. Love the outfit, stylish and very classic. Looks great with the belt.
    Lorna Mai

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  5. I really like that jacket on you, and as always I admire your ability to decide it's not working for you and let it go on to someone else it might work for! :)

    I think you definitely deserve a day away from the gym after all your hard work with teh stairs too! :)

    I am so far behind with catching up with blog comments - I don't always respond in the comment section of my posts either, although like you I do read all the comments as they come in :)

    My goal is to try get back on top of comments like I was in the early days of my blog - we will see how that goes, haha!

    I always appreciate your comments, they are always well-thought out and lovely to read! :)

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