Friday, September 9, 2011

What I'm Wearing:
Dress: Urban Outfitters (on sale here)
Sweater: Anthropologie "Filigree Cardi"
Belt: Vintage
Earrings: Nordstrom BP
Wedges: Cathy Jean
Handbag: Fossil "adventure" I mean finding the one open field in town and taking pictures outside its fence.

I wore this outfit to Sunday brunch at a nearby Mexican restaurant, Taco Rosa. The food was delicious and it was also an excellent excuse for me to dress up a little more than usual.

Initially, I wasn't sure if these two bright colors and bold textures would work well together...but I feel like they created an unusual feminine and retro look. I got a few strange looks at brunch, but I felt great in my outfit...which is all that really matters.

I also just like wearing this cardigan, because I'm always reminded of how I—through some amazing miracle—snagged it at my store for $9.95. It was a piece from last fall that I had obsessed over, but could never bring myself to pay full price for. Fast forward about a year, and this cardigan (in my size) somehow ended up being returned and finding its way into my loving and welcoming closet.

To add to the adventure, I managed to get myself stuck in a gutter full of snails. The picture on the right? the face of true fear. Sad to say... it actually is candid.


  1. I love the colour of your dress <3 And the pleated detail is gorgeous!

    Lost in the Haze

  2. Ooh I really like your sweater! I've been looking for a shade like that. Haha and your face is awesome in that last shot!

  3. TheCaffeinatedClosetSeptember 11, 2011 at 9:52 PM

    thanks! I've been loving pleats for the fall!

  4. TheCaffeinatedClosetSeptember 11, 2011 at 9:53 PM

    ps just realized I read your story on Ruche's blog!

  5. TheCaffeinatedClosetSeptember 11, 2011 at 9:55 PM

    thanks!! ps I just went on your blog and realized I just read your love story on Ruche's blog! sooo cute :)


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