8.23.2011

Pebbles & Boat Shoes.

Looking at these pictures I took of myself this morning, I can't help but laugh at the expression on my face. It's the "Okay, I'm going to give this my best effort!" look, which at 7 AM isn't quite up to par with my effort at, say, 3 PM.
But here I am anyway, in my first outfit post since I admitted I'm not the biggest fan of posting pictures of myself. So far, it's the only existential crisis I've had related to blogging.
It's still hot as hell outside, so I've been wearing a lot of shorts, skirts, and dresses. I bought the skirt I'm wearing last December, during a shopping excursion at the Round Rock Premium Outlets. I fell in love with it because of its army-green color and exposed zipper, but the side pockets are what sealed the deal. Fashionable and functional, these pockets are my best friend: they can hold my phone AND my iPod!I purchased this Pebbles Flintstone graphic tee while at a National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. During the conference, I walked into a Delia's for the first time. Overwhelmed with the selection of shirts, I grabbed the only T-shirt my grandparents wouldn't be offended by. Pebbles' hair used to be completely velvety-soft. After years of washing, there's just a patch of fuzz left. Sad Pebbles!
As for the boat shoes? They were my first employee purchase at Dots this past weekend. They were tax-free due to back-to-school shopping, so I snatched them up for only ten bucks. So far, they've been very comfortable to walk to school in.

Graphic Tee: Junk Food Tees, by way of Delia's; circa 2005.
Skirt: Element, via Billabong Factory Outlet.
Boat Shoes: Dots.

15 comments:

  1. You gotta love a good pair of comfy shoes! And I think this is a really cut hot weather outfit.

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  2. aww, such darling shoes! you look so cute. thanks for your comment hun! have a great day


    The House of Shoes

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  3. I love skirts or dresses with pockets in them, ecpecially if they look hidden. And Pebbles is awesome, I have a tshirt my friend sent to me from California with the coco pops bird on it, lol. I like shirts like that sometimes, expecially when its hot! You look beautiful & well done for being brave and best of all for just showing us you :) xx

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  4. Your t-shirt is adorbs - I absolutely love it! :)

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  5. cute outfit love the skirt! thanks for the comment!

    http://kc-citystyle.blogspot.com/

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  6. Fun casual skirt! Perfect for summer. xo style, she wrote

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  7. Cute look!
    Love those flats!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  8. nice blog and really beautiful pictures. I like it <3

    Lisa from lebeberlin.net

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  9. You are so cute! Way to push yourself to do something that makes you a little uncomfortable--everyone should do that once in a while. But you don't have to do it if you don't wanna--remember that too, though I like seeing your outfits :)

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  10. I looove your t-shirt!

    hugs and kisses by Mani.
    FASHION IMPERATIVE

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  11. SUCH a cute outfit!
    ps: i emailed you? i think? did you get it? haha

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  12. This outfit is so nice, you look so good in these pictures, I love your skirt and that blouse is just perfect, such a lovely combination and you are so pretty; I also love your shoes! Your have a lovely blog and I'm a new follower! Hope you'll like my blog and follow back!

    Pop Culture&Fashion Magic

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