Well it’s better than a photo from a few months ago this time. I’m so happy with my new palm tree and I brought in one of my granny’s chairs from the garage not expecting it to look so good. I’m loving the whole new arrangement though.
Earrings: Liz Claiborne silver oval hoops – Christmas gift
(probably about $18)
Necklace: Kmart clearance $1.50
Cardigan: Ann Taylor – gift
(Mom bought for me while we were in Vegas at the Outlet mall so $10? I think my teal one was the $30 Cardigan)
Dress: No idea, swapped some makeup for it so mostly free.
Scarf: vintage (either my mom’s or granny’s, not sure)
Flip Flops: Kohl’s clearance $2 or under last summer
(they’re bronze and I probably should have worn dressier shoes)
I really like this dress and there are a few things you can’t tell about it in this photo:
- it’s a nice chocolate brown
- it has a brown crocheted section across the chest area which is a nice bit of detail without calling too much attention to that area
- it’s a simple cotton dress and feels like wearing a big comfy t-shirt
- it has an elastic empire waist
- it’s a sort of cross between a sleeveless and capped sleeve … I don’t really know how to describe it.
In an effort to get the slippery scarf to stay in one place I actually tied it around the button cardigan which I don’t know that I would do again. It worked really well in regard to keeping the scarf in place and centered but I felt like it has the potential to wear out the cardigan faster or lose the button or misshape the button hole.
Anyone have any scarf belt tricks? I’m thinking about buying some more fun fabrics and making more if I can get that figured out a bit better.
And I’m starting to wonder if I know the price of most of my clothes off of the top of my head like some odd sort of visual memory recall… scary…
FYI – I live in what used to be my grandmother’s house hence the sort of oddness about chairs from the garage and not knowing who the scarf belonged to. I did actually find it here. It took me three months I think to get to the point that I could move in and I’ve been slowly cleaning everything out ever since (my mom is a packrat and stopped helping after I moved in because she doesn’t want to part with any of it.)