Friday, March 30, 2012

Something Looks Different...


Do you see it?


 Hopefully you can tell my hair is a different color! Whooooa. Yesterday I dyed my hair with henna. And now it is orange. I have been dyeing it for about 9 years but haven't done it since making this blog -- mostly because we couldn't find anywhere to buy it. We bought this stuff on Amazon.


Even if it did stain my hands,

I'm still pretty happy with it.

Things I'm not happy about include the end of spring break and a pain in my neck/shoulder area (probably from sleeping on it wrong).

Something this post taught me is that I much prefer the pictures Joe takes of me to the ones I take awkwardly with the self-timer. Ah well. We'll have to endure two more months of that starting next week. Boo.

Shirt: Old Navy
Skirt: Old Navy (old)
Sweater(-y thing): Maurices
Shoes: Kohl's
Earrings: Consignment Shop
Watch: is Joe's

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Color Block?


I took pictures on both sides of my house today. One was too shady and the other has lots of stuff in the background. Woo!


 This skirt is a little shorter than I'm used to, and I really don't know what colors to wear with it. Because of that, I haven't worn it almost at all since I got it. Also I changed out of it because it was too windy outside (which is not a good combination with the shortness), and because it bunched up weirdly in the back. It's too bad because it has pockets! (And I looove skirts with pockets)


Yeah, so, there you go. What would you pair this skirt with? Does this outfit look ok at all? Should I have ironed? Wait, don't answer that one...

Shirt: Target? (old)
Skirt: Old Navy
Shoes: Kohl's
Necklace: Forever 21
Belt: Thrifted
Paleness: Wintertime

p.s. Someone buy me a haircut.
p.p.s. I don't know why, but it seems like my way to deal with insecurity about this blog is to post more often. 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Maybe I Take Things Too Seriously


Blah blah blah pretend like I'm wearing something pretty.




I gotta say, I'm not feeling so great about stuff. It's been almost a year since Tess and I started this little blog. I haven't kept up with it all the time, I guess. But the times I have kept up with it I've felt kind of silly about it. I've said it before, but I have no style, and I don't know why I put pictures of my messy-haired and weird-lookin' self on the internet. And I either need to get over myself or quit blogging. The latter sounds like a good the moment.

Blub blub blub.

Otherwise: I watched all of Community within the past week. And liked it.
My family went to Cincinnati over the weekend and visited my Grandma. And while there my sister, her husband, and I went to the Cincinnati Zoo. Maybe someday I will post some pictures I on the trip. Maybeeee.
I got a pretty dress for graduation tonight. Hooray.

Here's a stupid picture of me. You can see the flowers on my shoulders yay.


Everything: Old Navy (& probably old)
Shoes: Kohl's

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Why Not





I kind of threw this on Friday morning and after going to lunch with Joe told him to take some pictures of me. Like most of my posts, it's nothing really special or perhaps even interesting (or good at all???). But I really like this shirt and the shoes plus the photos exist so why not post 'em? heh.

Also I feel like I look a lot less awkward in pictures if I'm not waiting for a self-timer to go off. Maybe?

(My subject line just got a song from the Lizzie McGuire movie in my head. Oy...)

Shirt: Old Navy
Pants: Old Navy
Wedges: Target
Bag: Thrifted
Earrings(barely visible in 3rd picture): gift

Monday, March 19, 2012

On the Porchhhhh

Hey hi I'm on Spring Break yayyyyy......




I'm really bad at finding places to take pictures. And I'm really bad at being in pictures. And yeah. Guh oh well.
 Hmmm..It's been a while since I've worn pants in a post. I wore this to go to the dentist to check on whatever is hurting my mouth....and that's about it. Apparently I'm supposed to go do chores now. Bleh!

 I'm never saying that again.

Shirt, Sweater, Jeans: Old Navy
Shoes: Forever 21+

Thursday, March 15, 2012

This Week's Uniform

I apparently have enough battery life for another post.



I realized as I was uploading these pictures that this outfit has a similar formula to the one from Tuesday. Calf-length skirt + crew-neck shirt + wedges + belt + trusty white necklace = a clothed Madeleine. But that's ok, I think.  I like this uniform. And I seriously like this necklace. (Too much?)
Another thing I realized: I could have worn this whole thing during last summer's 30 for 30.

Just a russian quiz and packing/cleaning my room and I get to go home for two weeks! Hoorah!

Shirt: Old Navy (old)
Skirt: Thrifted
Shoes: Target
Belt: Thrifted
Necklace: Icing

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Fake St. Patrick's Day





Here's some green. It was inevitable. It had to come back. Though I have a reason for it today. Well, more of a reason than that I like the color. Today is March's Everybody, Everywear, the theme is Green, and I suppose I wanted to participate for once.

I also wanted to find a better place to take pictures but this is what I got. I don't like it, but my camera ran out of batteries promptly after I got these pictures so I don't have much choice. You just gotta look at my beautiful fuse box.

 Hmmm. Running out of batteries also means you don't get a detail shot so you can see that I took the St. Patrick's theme a little further with leetle rainbow earrings. Ah well. Next time. Whenever I buy batteries.

Green | Everybody, Everywear

Shirt: Old Navy
Skirt: Thrifted
Shoes: Target
Belt: Walmart
Necklace: Icing

Monday, March 12, 2012

Not Completely Sure

I'm a coward and took pictures inside again. 
Howeverrrr I also managed to not wear green again!




But (shhhh) I am wearing the same cardigan as Saturday's post.
I actually based this outfit around the shirt. I asked my friend Michelle the other day what color I should wear and she answered with red. I have a grand total of 2 red shirts, and the other one I have worn twice in previous posts. And I've not worn this shirt on the blog (nor maybe at all?) before. Although...does it look pink to you? I don't know what color my clothes are! Jeez.
Something else I hadn't done before this: worn these boots with something other than pants. I'm afraid I'm not completely sure what looks good with them. I figure jeans are a safe choice.

See you soon! (Tomorrow perhaps?)

Sweater: Walmart
Shirt: Old Navy
Skirt: Target (old)
Tights: Walmart
Boots: Ulla Popken
Necklace: F21

(Weird... I honestly don't regularly shop for clothes at Walmart)

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Warm Weather, Hot Pink?

Well, hey.
Please excuse the recycling bin.




That's right. I braved the outdoors for pictures again. Mostly because it was really warm. Which is also the reason for the pale bare legs. But going out there also meant a ton of wind, so these pictures are about as good as I could get. And that's why my hair looks so dumb.
Also, after posting yesterday I realized that I've been wearing way too much green/teal lately. So I tried to make it up (to whom? I have no idea) by wearing lots of pink.  (Secret: I am actually wearing a green bracelet but let's pretend I'm not, since it's not in any of the pictures) Hopefully I won't wear green next time either? But if I want to participate in this month's EBEW I will have to... Ah well. We'll see what happens. Probably something boring.

Cardigan: Walmart
Shirt: Target (?)
Skirt: Old Navy
Shoes: Thrifted

Friday, March 9, 2012

Wavy Shirt, Stripey Blazer





- One week 'til Spring Break. Woo.
- This outfit looks better in real life, I promise.
- I still really like these boots, so that's good.
- I really need a haircut...
- I know you're not, but if you're wondering, my tooth is feeling a little better.
-The reason I'm making that face in the last picture is because I was singing along to something.
- It's the weekend!

Blazer: Thrifted
Shirt: Old Navy
Jeans: Old Navy
Boots: Forever 21

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Minty Meh.

I just gotta say, I'm not completely thrilled with this one. But, I've not been feeling so great this week, I have a toothache (which may or may not be the result of a wisdom tooth) which is making it pretty hard to focus.  I decided to post because I don't know if I'll feel much better by the end of the week, and I gotta keep on with that New Years' Resolution. Also I'm pretty busy this week and I just don't know when else I'll have the time.


 Hm. Yeah. I don't look too happy in these pictures..... Also I kept feeling like I needed more layers (since it's been so long since I haven't needed them), so I ended up adding my jacket:


Oh well. You win some you lose some.
I have another idea for this top (which I actually haven't worn almost at all) that I like a lot better. It'll be a little while 'til you see that, though.
Oh and....detail?


Shirt: Old Navy
Pants: Old Navy
Necklace: Icing
Jacket: Target
Shoes: Kohls

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Procrastination List?

Hey there.....
Yeah ok that was maybe sort of creepy.

So, right now I am putting off the very little homework I have to do.
The past two times I've done one of these posts, I've called them "wishlists," but I like to think of them more like "I-like-these-things-I-found-on-the-internet...lists." Whatever you want to call it, here's some pictures and links:
From etsy

I'm totally in love with this cat-print skirt. And it's even the right size. Actually, that seller has a lot of skirts with cool prints.

from etsy

I have a lot of favorite animals -- cats, sloths, narwhals, pandas, elephants, peacocks, otters, penguins, capybaras, etc. etc. etc. -- but my favorite insect is the Blue Morpho. They are seriously pretty, you guys. Joe got me one for Christmas. Ok fine, it's fake but it's still cool. ANYWAY. It would also be cool to wear one around my neck.

also from etsy

Seriously though, why don't I own these?

from UO

These flats have lovely little rainbow dots. I almost bought similar (though white, not blue) ones last year but they sold out before I could actually order them. Ah well.

eShakti is one of my favorite stores to look at online just because everything is so pretty. It was hard to pick favorites, but right now I think they'd have to be this umbrella print dress and this skirt. I can't say no to a good heart print.

Other stuff:
I really like all the flowery animal prints at this etsy store.

I've already shown half the people that read this blog this recipe, but I really want to try it when I go home for break. Yummm cheese.

This outfit on Kendi Everyday makes me want colorful jeans even more than I did before.

And this outfit on Fashion for Giants makes me want a hot pink dress...and a striped blazer...

Maybe I'll make this a more regular thing. I dunno yet.

Welp, I have to get ready for work now. Until next time, here's a kitten:

Friday, March 2, 2012

I Know How to Have Fun

Yeeaaahhh woo. Fashion bloggin' at 10 pm on a Friday night! I'm the most exciting.



Today was not the absolute best of days, and because of that I may look grumpy in my photos. Or maybe I just always look grumpy. Thats probably the case. However! My face isn't important. What is important is that I got new shoes in the mail this week and I wanted to showcase them on da blog. Why did I get new shoes? Who knows. But! I gave up buying things (other than necessary groceries) for Lent and I needed some new jeans -- I have had three pairs rip since coming back to school, so I ordered some stuff from Forever 21 to celebrate Mardi Gras.
Ummmmm I didn't wear them to school today because the weather said we'd have an inch of snow and they are a suede-y fabric so I didn't think they'd mix well with that. I did wear them yesterday, though, and they were a lot more comfortable than I was expecting. Also roomier in the calf. So.....good. They were not the worst choice I've ever made. YEAH OK. I think two paragraphs about a pair of shoes is enough.
But here's a close-up:

Shirt: Old Navy (old)
Skirt: Old Navy (old)
Sweater: Thrifted
Boots: Forever 21+
Belt: Walmart
Bracelets: gift (for bein a bridesmaid)