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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

What I Wore Wednesday- Mix and Match

Today is a big, bad, scary day for me. Maybe it sounds trivial, and it probably is, but to me- today is making my palms sweat and there is a knot in my throat I can't seem to swallow. Today, I am turning in job applications. 

See, between being a student and a housewife since 2008, I haven't held a regular "job" since before I became an adult. Getting back into the work field when one has no experience to really speak of is a bit nerve wracking, to say the least, especially in the current economy.  I went to the mall to fill out some applications, and today, it's time to turn them in and see what's in store for me! Keep your fingers crossed, please :)

So today's outfit is in preparation for this big day- I wanted to look professional, mature and pulled together, but I also wanted to feel like myself and throw in a bit of spice. I did this by keeping my color palette black, white and grey and then I playfully mixed some subtle patterns into my outfit. I have some stripes on my top, a houndstooth bag and (look closely) some fun fishnet print nails! I feel comfortable and just like myself, and hopefully that comes through today. 

Outfit Details

Stripe Top//Target
Skirt//Urban Outfitters
Pearl Bracelet//gift from my mom
Tights//Vera Wang for Kohls
Houndstooth Bag//gift from friend

Oh! And my nails are Sally Hansen Salon Effects in Misbehaved, if you want to try a fun fishnet manicure. They are so easy to put on and last for-EVER. Seriously. 


  1. I love your nails!! So pretty!

    Yours Truly,

  2. you have the most stunning eyes.. and your smile is GOLD!:) lovee the mixing matching:) p.s. If you haven’t already.. I entered a blogger contest and I really need you to 'like' my picture.. it only takes a second. And the contest only runs until this Friday! I'd really appreciated. here is an explanation:

  3. Thanks Silver, Tam and Cylia!

    I'm off to your blog to "like" your picture, Cylia-- hope it helps :D

  4. Good luck! You and I are in the same boat. I've been job searching ever since I graduated from college last December, with no luck so far. I hope we both find good jobs :)

    I love your outfit. You did a good job looking professional yet still young and approchable.

  5. Not only do I absolutely love your outfit but your hair color is so gorgeous! xD

  6. Thank you so much Kaili!

    And Lean- I really hope you find a great job too- it's tough right now, I know!

  7. has anyone ever told you that you look just like Karen Gillian (amy pond on dr. who) great outfit and gorgeous hair too, LauraJane! xo


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