Monday, August 17, 2009

Monday Already? Swooshy Skirt

After an exhausting weekend of the Dragon Boat Festival (we sucked, but we weren't last!), I feel like I haven't had any weekend at all. And as of today, my house has no carpet in the living room, dining room, library and hallway - and even though I tried to hold onto my "no stuff in this path" zone for taking my photos, we have run out of room.
Behold, I stand on my hall closet doors! I look strained. I hate chaos.

However, I did feel very pretty in this outfit today, and a swooshy skirt always lifts my mood. I played with this lovely silk skirt all day.

The stuff:
I love these shoes. My jewelry boxes are now blocked, because the giant TV is on the dresser, so goodness knows how this will impact my outfits this week. I keep telling myself, "It's an adventure!" and in 2 days, I will have lovely laminate wood floors instead of the disgusting 20+ year old carpet.

Now, excuse me while I go sit on the bed to eat my dinner.

Blouse (Esprit), cami (InWear), skirt (Nine West), shoes (Jessica Simpson), belt (don't recall - bought it at The Bay), necklace (Caracol, gift from L), ring (Guess), white gold hoop earrings.

11 comments:

  1. I absolutely love this outfit, it has a 50's feel to it, I think because of the shape of the skirt. Very classic!!

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  2. I love the skirt! I too love swooshy skirts - they make me feel feminine when I am a bit of a tomboy at heart! I don't do frills and flowers very well so a swooshy skirt is enough!

    At least your accessories are neutral if you have to wear them for the next few days Lol! I am sure it will be worth all the chaos, just grit those teeth and smile :-)))))

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  3. Fabulous skirt - and Yeah for not being last! Awesome!

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  4. gorgeous skirt! hope your renovation is going well!

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  5. Sounds like you're having a busy week! Just think, in a couple days it'll all be over and back to (new) normal.

    Great skirt & i love those shoes!
    -b-

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  6. Gorgeous print on that skirt! I love the whole outfit.

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  7. Your sillouette is lovely in this. And you may feel you look strained, but I took one look at your pose and immediately thought of you as conquering all your household stuff that was encroaching on your space. Hardwoods floors are worth it!

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  8. So pretty! I think I need a nice flowy skirt to boost my mood while at work. Will you show us the new floors when they're all done? I have a thing for all things wooden haha

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  9. MS - thanks so much. I have been loving the 50s look lately.

    Wendy, second to last, I admit it. We were beaten by a team of breast cancer survivors.

    kiltsnquilts, thank you - me too. I don't indulge in girly stuff too much, but I do love a swooshy skirt! I have enough accessories so that I don't have to wear the same thing every day...but I want to have everything available at all times, haha! Yes, it will be worth it!

    Christy, thanks!

    Eednic, thank you - it is almost over...

    BAM, it has been a busy month! I just want it done already! Thanks!

    FashionAddict, thank you! I call it my painty-skirt.

    Tina, aw, you are so sweet. Ha! That's it exactly! I conquer this mess. We are doing laminate floors, not hardwood.

    Kaylyn, thanks! Yes, I'm going to do one big post with a ton of pictures. The floors aren't actually wood (we aren't permitted to have wood floors in our condo), just laminate.

    Thanks, Lesa!

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