Monday, December 26, 2011

Shrug it out


Tee: Clothes-swap ($0), Sweater Shrug: Old Navy/GW ($3), Jeans: Papaya/GW ($5), Shoes: Merona/GW ($3), Earrings: GW ($2), Braclet: GW ($1)

TOTAL: $14

I’m such a sucker for aqua/teal/turquoise, etc. that I’m not sure that I wouldn’t buy a skort made out of the perfect shade of it. 

Not that there’s anything wrong with skorts.  After all, I wore my fair share of them in my younger days.  Specifically the period in my life when I insisted on hanging upside down from the monkey bars at church, and my mom was eager to avoid the inevitable complaints from the moms of my fellow seven-year-olds. 

Oh, and skirts with shorts sewn into the waistband.

I wore lots of those too. 

Clearly, I was destined to one day write a style-blog. After all, not many can lay claim to having worn both skorts and skirts with built-in shorts. And those who can should definitely do their best to instruct others.

ANYHOO, the main point of all of that drivel is that I’m not usually a sweater-shrug kind of girl.

But when my eyes locked on its cable-knit chunkiness in a yummy shade of aqua, I didn’t even try to resist.

I would say it was meant to be, but “the shrug of destiny” just doesn’t quite have the ring I was hoping for. 

Ah well. It still looks cute, no?

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