Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Recycled Ruffles

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Sparkly tank: Old Navy/Goodwill ($3), Ruffled shirt: Ann Taylor Loft/GW ($3), Jeans: Miss Me/GW ($5), Shoes: Target/clothes-swap ($0), Earrings: GW ($2), Belt: GW ($1), Purse: GW ($3), Bracelet (which reads, “Boo loves Alby”): made by moi

TOTAL: $17

Nails: Jaded by Revlon

If you’re a regular at 5D5W, then you probably recognize this outfit as a recycled look from several weeks’ worth of Wardrobe Wednesdays ago. But it’s new to SHOBB (man, I’m lovin’ me some abbreviations!), and I’m not just reposting it because I spent my entire weekend wearing exercise clothes instead of cute ones to show you guys.

I happen to love this outfit because it manages to combine all things me (fashion-wise): color, pattern, texture, sparkle, accessories, and detail. I realize that makes me sound like a contestant for Miss Texas (or best-dressed at the Bingo Parlor), but it makes me happy (the outfit; Marge always edges me out for Bingo best-dressed).  

An injection of giddiness from something as simple as teal ruffles, a sparkly top, an orange belt, and leopard print flats?

I’ll take it.

Be sure to drop on by Five days…5 ways today to vote on Week 2 of Thrifted or Grifted (you might even win something pretty from ULTA if you leave me some comment love) and to find out who won The Pleated Poppy Giveaway!

1 comment:

annemcarr said...

Love that shirt! Ohh, and I'm wearing those same shoes today. :) From Target...only mine came from the Salvation Army shop! Yay for good deals!

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