December and February: Dressing room at last — anthropologie and Modcloth

A way, way, way overdue anthropologie post!

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I can’t find this on the website anymore! It was in the sale room last week, still over $100. I adore the amazing 40s-ness of it all–the bodice, the bow, the print, etc. If it was $70ish, I’d probably have gone for it. But I can’t even remember what size I tried on, just that I had to size down.

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Garden Glimmer Skirt with Lace Sleeve Pullover

The shirt should look familiar, since I bought it! My mom spotted it on a General Hospital character, and we loved it. The purple was sold out, but I love the black. I wore it to New York.

The skirt I only tried on to go with the top, but it really is a great skirt. I don’t need another one, so I passed it up, but it’s super cute.

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Modcloth Can You Bow-Lieve It?

Ohhhhhhhh I wanted these to work so badly. SO BADLY. It’s the perfect heel I’ve been trying to find for over a year, the color is fabulous, they are perfect. Except they are also snug in the toe, slop on the heel and are like ice skating on anything not carpeting. One of those things I could fix. All three, they had to go back. SO SAD.

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This I actually picked up on eBay! It’s a delightful 40s dress, much like the one above from anthropologie, and one I sort of had in mind to cosplay Agent Carter and/or a female 1940s Captain America. I never did exchange it, but it’s a bit big–I ignore the zipper and pull it over my head. But it doesn’t look bad, right? I still have a waist. It was only $15 or $20, so I could just buy the next size down and see how it works. Or just stick with this one. Dunno.

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Dotty Trumpet Skirt

This skirt is from 2012, and was passed on to me by a coworker. Isn’t it adorable?? I am waiting for a bit more spring-like weather to wear it.

These are from anthropologie just last week:

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Knit Field Jacket

HOW AMAZING IS THIS? I want it!!!! But I don’t need it at all!!! But I love it. Such gorgeous detailing and I love those buttons so hard.

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Regatta Skirt, size 6

Wishlisted so hard. I don’t need another skirt, either, but this one is just a dream. I adore the bright, cheery color, the nautical accents and check the back:

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Perfection, right? Love the Xs. Definitely needs to come home with me when it goes on sale.

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Mission Grove Body Wash

This was the only thing I bought this time around–$3, go me! It is AMAZING. The clove is incredible and the clementine so refreshing. There’s very few left, but I highly recommend it!

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Dressing Room Love

Oh, anthro. For so long now, our styles haven’t matched up. I intended a breeze through, largely to see if you were carring Besame makeup yet. And then I was there for an HOUR. A happy, joyful, expensive hour.

I got invited to Colorado for a weekend trip in a few weeks. I have a bunch of friends who live there, and there’s going to be a thing. So I needed something to wear to the thing. And I found so many wonderful options.

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Calendula Dress, size 4

This was a whim, it’s not thing appropriate. But I fell in love so so hard. It’s more fitted than I like – I could sit fine, but good posture is required and I could feel the dress. Not usually my favorite thing. But oh my God, how amazingly 50s is this????? If I ever went to fancy parties, I would need this dress and wear it every time. I might ebay stalk this one — I wish there had been a size 6 to try on, but it went from 4 to 10. And the 6 couldn’t look this perfect. It covered my bra and everything. Oh, SWOON, why don’t I have a life where I can dress like this???

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Sadie Tweet Shift, size 8

This is thing appropriate and made me feel so amazing and powerful. It has a 60s vibe to it that I really like — let me channel my inner Joan Holloway Harris. I don’t often wear shifts, but they flatter my figure really well. I should work on that. I would happily wear this to work, and totally will. Because it came home with me.

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Flounced Lace Dress, size 6

I liked this, but it didn’t lay right, and the lace had a huge hole ripped on the side. It’s very flirty, though, which I liked.

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Crosstown Dress, size small

This was the dress I spotted that made me start a dressing room. I fell in love at first sight. You all know my love for skater styles, and dude, long sleeves. How often does that happen? I felt like Peggy Carter when I wear this. I couldn’t stop beaming. (And while it’s mostly similar in color, sleeves and feel, the back scallops isn’t too far off from her neckline.) (And it’s by Sunday in Brooklyn, perfect.) And it’s super comfortable. So, yes. This one came home with me, too. It’s potentially thing appropriate, but honestly, I’ll probably go with the shift. And wear the hell out of this all winter.

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Courtland Shirt dress, size small

The saleslady got in on the action, giving me and Liss her thoughts and pulling this for me after realizing I had a retro aesthetic going. She called it I Love Lucy, and it’s so totally marvelous. I love wrap dresses, and this is constructed well. I strongly considered it, but the medium was a big baggy and the small rode up a bit in the back. If only it had an extra half inch of fabric in the waist, boo. It’s very me.

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Collared Beatrix Coat, size 8

As is this. OMG, right??? Is this not the most incredible coat in the entire world?? I fell in love so hard, I couldn’t stop spinning. My mom was helping me shop by text, and when she saw this, she offered to buy it for me. My defenses were down. I let her. I just love it so much. And the fur buttons off, leaving a gorgeous pale blue collar. And the inside is polka dotted. I just could cry I love it so much. It should be a dress coat, but I am wearing it as soon as the weather gets chilly again. It’s so amazingly thick and warm, I bet I can wear it to the upper 30s and still be able to walk. SWOON.

What made all of this possible was that the wonderful, sweet, helpful saleslady gave me a 25% off card. So the shift was 30% off because it was on sale, and the red dress and coat were each 25% off, saving me about $200. I was so grateful, and it was just so very kind of her. So, thanks, anthro lady, you are amazing.

This stop took up almost all my free time before my show, so I only got to hit TopShop to try on a top I’ve had my eye on for months:
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Tie Front Top, size 8

I want it in black, not striped, but it’s much shorter than I was thinking. I’d probably have to layer it to feel comfortable, even with higher waisted bottoms. I just love the lace up look SO MUCH and I can’t find it anywhere else. Ugh, decisions. Maybe if it goes on sale – I’ve had the tab open for months, I can keep it open, ha.

Yesterday was just such an awesome, amazing day. I felt more excited and energized than I have in months. Note to self: you love shopping and the theater. Don’t stay away!

8-10 September 2015: Autumn!

Ridiculously hot weekend, now appropriately cool. Unfortunately, that appropriately cool came in by way of thunderstorm. That I was caught in.

 

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Old Navy lace top, Old Navy Flirt capris, arrow necklace, Avengers charm bracelet, Aerosole sandals

Tuesday: still hot. I pretty much hid away all holiday weekend, directly in front of a fan, reading. Because it was in the 90s.

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anthropologie tie top, Old Navy Sweetheart skinny jeans, Mickey necklace, Avengers charm bracelet, Converse

Wednesday part 1: Drowned rat. Seriously. Rained so hard that I couldn’t even keep my eyes open in the force of it. I was at the consignment store when it hit and had to try and run the two blocks to work. It didn’t go well.

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Disney top, Old Navy rockstar jeggings, Mickey necklace, Avengers charm bracelet, forgot the name of the boots

I always shy away from these jeans. Should I continue to? They’re very comfy, but are they flattering?

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Zara dress, Victoria Secret leggings, Avengers charm bracelet, Keds

I’ve forgotten how to dress for 60s/70s. LOL I know I did a lot this summer, but in summery ways. Now I need to do it in autumnal ways. It’s always a transition.

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Gap top, Old Navy Flirt capris, anthropologie cardigan, Mickey necklace, Black Widow bracelet, Aerosole sandals

A better bridge to autumn, I think. 70s are still pretty pleasant. Sandals still work, I think.

Consignment fun:

 

 

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I bought the skirt, $6. It’s a little too big, but it’s just so perfectly 40s that I needed it. I love the sweater, which is Kate Spade, but it’s $50 and while the fit is nice, that bow is a little odd.

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I super loved the corsety/laceup of the waist, but it just fit too oddly, boo. I have been drooling over lace up everythings for quite some time. Which is why I am currently madly in love with Top Shop

Check LOOK at this amazing top:  Lace Up Top. It’s just like the one I fell in love with on Sally Draper last year on Mad Men, only not in purple. I really quite badly need it.

Let’s be honest, though. I want that whole damn outfit. I adore my JCrew button up skirt, and have been wanting to sew my own. They can’t be that hard, right?  But now they are buyable! Several here, more at H&M. I want, I want, I want.

And the shoes! Lace up shoes! I tried on ghillie style sandals last fall and loved them a lot, but they didn’t fit properly. I’ve been looking on and off since then, and now I can find some.

Also, block heels:  I don’t like the print or loafter style, but these block heels in a pump style are exactly what I’ve been wanting for over a year. Very 60s/70s.

My mom has always said I was pretty good at predicting trends and trying to find them a season or two before fashion catches up to me, ha. I am very delighted that I apparently still have the knack. But I am in a low spending period because of the Christmas/NYC in January double whammy, augh. It’s sort of heart breaking. So far, Forever 21 hasn’t picked up on this trend, but I’m definitely getting that first top, and definitely wanting to check out what cheap stuff H&M has, too. But augh, timing!!

 

 

Late July 2015: Another Catch Up

I’ve sort of lost track of what I wore when. I think this is actually just this weekend?

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Her Universe Doctor Who dress, ANA cardigan, arrow necklace, Avengers charm bracelet, Clarks flats

It’s been hot, which is annoying because I liked my cool summer. But this is a nice dress to wear when it’s hot. I was more than a little punchy this day – I think it was Friday. I was still sort of sleep deprived and weak and had way less of a filter than I normally do, ha. But I made it almost the full day at work!

My friend Liss and I celebrated 20 years of friendship on Saturday, with a trip to the first restaurant we ever spent over $50 in and an afternoon at the mall just like how we spent our high school years! I love the 40s style of this place:

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And of course, we hit anthropologie. I tried on a bunch, but the floaty dresses are still a thing and my need to show a waist lest I look like I gained 30 pounds is still a thing. But I did find this fab Sparrow Scalloped Stripes cardigan:

 

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Definite score, and less than $70 with their 20% off sale. I like how it both buttons and defines my waist, which defeats most cardis. I also love the retro-ness of it.

I apologize for my hair.

Also, omg, Michael Kors, NO.

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Elastic hemmed jeans?!?!? NO NO NO.

I wanted to see Antman after shopping, but was too tired, so I crashed. Sunday morning, I got myself up and out the door and completed W6D1 of couch to 5k and then kept going to finish my first 5k!!!

 

 

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It’s a virtual race, where you run on your own time and get a medal mailed to you and I had to do it because it’s the Run You Clever Nerd race, and I love Doctor Who. You get a week to do it – walk, run, jog, break it up into days, whatever. I was sick most of the week, so Sunday was my only chance. And it about did me in. I walked way more than planned, both because my app went weird and because even with my inhaler, I had a hard time breathing, but I did it! And then literally collapsed on the couch and didn’t have the energy to do anything, even read my stack of comic books, woe. Still no Antman. 😦

My next virtual race is Run Like It’s Midnight, with a sparkly Cinderella themed medal, at the end of August. Which is great, because it’ll give me time to finish the final weeks of c25k. My goal is to do it in 45-47 minutes, so we’ll see how it goes. I don’t think I’ll be able to jog much in this heat, so I’m hoping we get some cooler weather again so I can keep going soon!

30 June, 1 and 2 July 2015: Nerdy Fun

There was a good reason for last week’s radio silence: m friend Kristine came to visit! We spent most of our time on the couch, watching new and old favorites and chatting, while she knit and I read comics. Well, and she read comics, too – got her hooked on Hawkeye and Squirrel Girl, SCORE.

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Maurice’s top, Old Navy Flirt skirt, BombDotComGeek arrow necklace and bracelets, Clark’s heels

Her transportation got totally FUBARed on Monday – after her train went from arriving at 4pm to arriving at midnight, she ended up flying in! We spent Tuesday recovering, and then headed out to our favorite Mexican place for dinner. These are swap shoes – incredibly cute, not very comfortable. Maybe if I added some padding? Or just wore them on short days with no walking, I guess.

The necklace and bracelets are new – the necklace mimics Natasha’s from Winter Soldier, but it’s supposed to be a choker and it’s too big on me! Boo. It’s still cute, it just doesn’t lay right. And the bracelets are a smaller version of what I already had  – it was great sliding it on and off, but it was too big. So I got these, sized to me, in two shades of purple. Yay.

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Mossimo tunic, Forever 21 leggings, BombDotComGeek arrow necklace and bracelets

A super fun day! I showed off my library, then we walked down to the theater to see Inside Out, then I introduced her to deep dish Chicago pizza and we ended up at a fabulous comic book store.  The movie was so good, you guys. Definitely recommend it.

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WeLoveFine Hawkeye top, Old Navy Flirt Capris, Keds, Krissy!

Farewell to Krissy. 😦 Isn’t her flower cute? I wish flowers looked like that in my hair!! I drove her out to our big mall, where she could hop a shuttle to the airport, so we ended our trip in nerdy shopping style, which is so very us.

Highlights from the visit:

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A Kadyellebee original!! This is her Harmonize design, with a moebius twist, in a very Hawkeye colorway to go with wristers she knit for the start of my summer reading program. ❤ ❤ ❤

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Toy room in the comic book store! It was so nicely organized, with issues lining the wall and trades in the middle, plus a healthy assortment of Funko bobbleheads. I found the new Natasha, which has her super adorable curly Age of Ultron hair that I covet -I have Winter Soldier Natasha, with straight hair, and it’s hard to not upgrade, ha. I’m really excited about this comic shop, though – I’m definitely going to be buying things there. Comixology is my go to for most issues, because it’s easier to store online than in my apartment, but some things require buying and those will be done here. Like!

 

 

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Operation SIN and Runaways were mine, Squirrel Girl and SHIELD were Krissy’s. I read her SHIELD before she left, and it was hilarious and awesome. Loved Phil and Kamala Khan trying to outgeek each other! Sadly, it turns out I’d already bought Runaways on Comixology, OOPS. I thought I’d bought Black Canary and a sample of Runaways, but it was the reverse, dang it. I should have checked, I guess. Oh, well. I love Noelle Stevenson, who did Lumberjanes, so it’s worth supporting her anyway.

 

 

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So, the mall on Thursday. Across from where we checked her luggage, I saw this star necklace at The Limited and thought it was cute. Went in, and while it was on sale for $22 (nope), everything else was also on sale, sometimes for 60% off the sale prices. SOLD.

 

 

 

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How cute, seriously? I sized down in the dress, to a 4, and bought them both, plus a gorgeous purple striped top. All together, $50 with tax. The dress alone cost twice that before sale. I think the cardi was originally more than that, too! Super super pleased.

Being nerds, we also browsed Hot Top, and Krissy bought us Marvel keychain surprises. We hoped for Hawkeye or Widow, or Cap, of course, but alas, no. She got a super adorbs Hulk, though, her hubby ended up with Nick Fury, and I got a grumpy Vision:

 

 

 

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Hee!! Love it.

After her shuttle took off, I went by Disney Store, just in case they had cute tops on sale. They didn’t, though I did buy an Avengers waterbottle on sale because it was the only thing with Natasha on it. Seriously. Check this Avengers toy set:

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They put in Captain Marvel over Black Widow! Yeesh. Poor Nat. Poor Hawkeye.

7, 9, 10 February 2015: Having Fun

I’ve never cared much about Valentine’s Day as a holiday, but I really love  good excuse to dress thematically!

Saturday didn’t count.

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Dalek Snowman tee, JCrew button skirt, SockDreams knee highs, BoC Canty Booties

Saturday work day! I started with a cardigan over this, but shed it most of the day. No one noticed the Dalek, boo. But I also wanted to show off my cute (and very cheap) new colored bobby pins from Sephora. They hold incredibly well, I’m so pleased.

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And now on to thematic.

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Loft Sunkissed Tee, Kate Spade beaded cardigan, Old Navy Flirt skirt, Old Navy tights, vintage sweater clip, XO Crown necklace, Biviel T-Strap heels

I’ve gotten into big style ruts this winter, practically afraid of my own closet. I’m trying to break through that and pull out items I love but haven’t worn.

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Aww, yay, I love when an outfit comes out looking exactly how I want it!! If this could be my uniform (sweater with circle skirt and booties with hairband), I would be happy. I want more wide hairbands like this.

I stopped at the consignment store at lunch for a pick me up. There wasn’t much good there, but I found these two:

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I sort of like it. But I don’t love it? The boxy fall, maybe? Bit low cut? But I like the dots and tie. I don’t love it, so it’s probably a no go.

But really, I’m mostly sad I don’t have the life to pull this one off:

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PINK SEQUINS. I mean, come ON. It’s awesome! It’s just the tiniest bit too big, but I love it madly. But even for $15, I do not have the life to support this. Unfortunately. But I’ll always have the picture.

14 and 15 December: Seize the White Christmas!

Which is to say, I saw Newsies this weekend, and then White Christmas in the theater. You guys. Newsies was so amazing. I am a sucker for dancing, and these were very talented men dancing and leaping and ballet spinning and tapping. And we were five rows from the stage and it was so incredibly lovely, I can’t squee enough! I also hung out at the local German Christmas market.

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Halogen sweater, Gap skirt, Forever 21 necklace, Mickey necklace, vintage tree pin, Kate Spade glitter fishnets, Bass Heritage boots

It was a gorgeous 50 degree day….which meant there wasn’t much moving around at the market because the hordes of people. But I did get my plum germknoedel:

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And hit anthropologie:

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I was initially un-thrilled with the extra volume it gives, but I sort of like it. But I need it an inch or so shorter, I think, hitting just below my knee.

And on to Vermont:

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Forever 21 sweater, Forever 21 plaid skirt, Forever 21 hair bow, vintage brooch, keds

I wore Keds because I meant to walk at lunch, and yet, I did not. Oops. I tried to go a little retro-y, but I don’t think I got there. I got a patron compliment, but I think this was one of my more out there looks. Lol

I can’t get over how amazing the movie looked on the big screen! I’m spoiled now. I don’t know how I can enjoy it on the small screen now, hee. The dancing was incredible so huge, and Danny Kaye even more charming and it was just fun. When my friend and I got there, we were half the audience….and brought the average age down a generation or two. Three others came in late, but it was tiny. Everyone else’s loss!!

1 and 2 October 2014: Dressing Room Fun

I’m sitting here, shivering, in flannel and a shawl. My landlord has been replacing the boiler and I think I have heat, but since I like things chilly, I haven’t tried. But it felt weird to squint at the photos on my phone and realize I was going out with bare legs just a few days ago.

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Harry David shell, Old Navy Flirt skirt, ANA cardigan, Keds Champions

This was one of those days where I went through several outfits and finally went with something that worked rather than something good.

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Gap tank, Old Navy Flirt skirt, anthropologie chevron sweater, anthropologie draped cardigan, Aerosole wedges

A bit of sparkle! I like how this one came together.

I had Friday off so I took a very long walk to hit the consignment and shoe stores.

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I put this back, but I’m tempted to go back for it. $13, I like the fit a lot, I’m a fan of bows. I’m not sure what bottoms I could wear it with, though – jeans are fine, I suspect my denim skirt would work. But is it too dark for the khaki button up? Hmm.

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Ralph Lauren sparkle sweater. I loved the color and fit, and really loved the neckline, but it was scratchy and too short. Alas.

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Danskos! They’ll be $15 if they’re still there tomorrow. I’m tempted. I love this Mary Jane clog look. I’m debating what I’d wear them with, though. Hmm.

And then off to DSW. I have a $20 off card that expires next week, and I’ve been wanting brown boots.

 

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Bare Tracks. I think I like the shorter leg, but I’m not sure if that opens up more wear options or fewer. Are they too cowboy? I don’t want cowboy, I know that.

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Steve Madden Girl. Not cowboy! I think I like them a lot? My hesitancy is that I had to size down to an 8 for my heel not to flap (wearing regular socks, which is my norm with jeans or over tights), plus I didn’t need the wide calf version. I walked around a bunch and worried that I started to feel my little toe rubbing on the side. But if I size back to 8.5, I’m afraid they will be too big. I’m so torn.

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I’m half tempted to use my card on accessories. Like this awesome thick, warm plaid scarf/wrap. It’s $30, and I keep telling myself I could probably buy fabric for half the price and make my own, but this is right there, you know? I really want a lot of plaid this year. I always want plaid in autumn, I know, but I’m really all about it this year, ha.

Anthropologie dressing room!

My friend Liss and I met for lunch at the mall last weekend, which obviously meant walking through stores, too. Yes, I was at the same mall the weekend before that. Yes, I hit many of the same stores. Roll with it.

I am loving anthropologie’s autumn offerings so far – lots of cute dresses and fit and flare. One dress I’d loved last week moved to the sale room. I debated on trying it on – the back didn’t look feasible – but after my friend grabbed some things to try on, I did too. And then a few others. (And we wondered where the missing hour went!)

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Composed Pintuck Buttondown, size 8

A world of no! Cute print, but super odd fit.

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Brenna dress,  size 8 (I think – maybe 6)

I like the colors, and the flash of white (several of the dresses had rolled sleeves, though not on the website or in a second store. Likely a salelady preference), but it was pretty bulky and didn’t flow very well on me.

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Radiant Weave scarf

Left in the dressing room for me to try on with the dress. I like it, lovely colors, but way too expensive and the gold doesn’t flatter my skin tone.

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Chelan dress, size 8

I keep getting drawn to this one. I love the colors, the print, the mesh bodice, and the neckline is absolute perfection. But as much as I love the individual pieces, I don’t think it comes together into anything special on me.

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Lower cut lining on it than I realized until just now! Anyway, this closeup is for the belt. On sale for $20, plus $20 off. I love it and it’s now mine.

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I can’t find this dress on the site and my google is failing me, but it’s Maeve and it’s on sale for $80. I tried a medium and then went down to a small. I like the print, but the neckline isn’t great and it’s a bit bulky.

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Pleated Matilija dress, size 6

This is the dress that led to all the tryons. It was down to $65, so I had to try. The 8 made the bar too loose and showed my bra, but the 6 hit exactly right. I fell in love with it. I think I can wear it through a bit of autumn, playing up the dark green and maybe some red. It came home with me.

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West Street Shirtdress, medium

I love the pattern and style, but it wouldn’t lay right at all. It’s all bunchy in the back. So weird.

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Gallery Row dress, size 8

Another Plenty by Tracy Reese. I love her. But where is my shot of the dress without the crinoline showing? Weird. Anyway, as much as I loved the style and print (doesn’t it feel very Fourth of July?), it made me feel very hippy. As in wide, not flower loving.

And then yesterday, Crystal and I discovered that we were a block or two away from what has to be one of the biggest anthropologies in the world. It’s in an old American Girl building, and it was incredible. SO MANY SALES PIECES. A shoe wall! An entire home furnishings wing! We wandered for a good hour and tried things on.

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Pointelle Midi Pullover, small

I’m torn on this. It’s boxy, and much too short in front, But I like the color and the buttons up the back. Ultimately, it’s not for me. But it’s a very cute sweater and that seems to be an anthro trend this season. Very cute, lacy sweaters.

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Speckled Plaid Skirt, size 8

Another Plenty by Tracy Reese, another with a crinoline. I was drawn to this immediately. I took my usual size 8 (and now I see the website says to size up), but I think it was actually too big. I feel like it’s not falling properly on my waist and I look wide.

I tried untucking my top and that helped a bit with the proportions.

 

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And then I tried pinching off an inch or inch and a half, and I think that helped.

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So next time I’ll try it on in a 6. I love the plaid and the colors and the crinoline, but it may just not be my skirt.

But seriously: HUGE store.

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This was less than half of the lower level. It’s hard to convey how far back and around it went. It was, basically, 7 or 8 rooms, plus the fitting rooms, and then the top floor. Crazy.

I saw this mannequin in a different store, and I keep thinking about it. The proportions of the heavy sweater and circle skirt feel weird, but I kind of like it.

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H&M dressing room

Friends, I have a dilemma. That Mompoa dress I got for cheap? I got a message earlier this week that it got stained at shipping, and they brought it to a dry cleaner and would let me know. Then they messaged that the stains didn’t come out, and sent a photo of one – there are four on the hem. It didn’t photograph strongly, but she said they’re noticeable. I can either take it or get a full refund. I am SO TORN. Will I ever find it that cheap in my size again? But stained! On the hem, though. Is this a scam? She’s got hundreds of solid ratings, though! Ugh ugh ugh. What do I do?

Meanwhile, my friend Anne and I hit the mall today. Anthro’s sale section is 20% of sale price, but nothing there appealed. I found a belt I loved, and it fit, but it didn’t snap. Ugh. There were several very cute new things, though; their fall clothes match my fit and flare style pretty well. And I did find some potentials at H&M –

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I don’t have a forest green, and it’s a lovely heathered color. I need to go through my closet and see what it would go with. I like this raspberry a lot, too, but I think it’s similar in color to my Loft tie one – but the ties are often annoying, so maybe it would be good to get another option? Check how they’re styling them:

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Layered! Man, I’ve never even been able to layer tanks because it feels like a waste, ha. But it is sort of cute. I like the color combos. They had an orange I would have bought in a heartbeat had it been in my size, but there was only a single large left. Sigh.

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(small)

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(Medium)
I like the sparkly grey, but I’m not sure on sizing. I tend towards prefering more form fitting, but it’s meant to look more like the medium, I think. I think I like the fall at the hem of the small, though. Less wrinkly. Hmmm.

They also had some cute accessories I’m eyeing – infinity sign necklace, polka dotted hairband, Rapunzel-esque floral hairband, etc. I’m headed back to the mall next week, so I have time to think.

Also, tonight is the debut of the Twelfth Doctor on Doctor Who, hence the shirt. I am SO EXCITED. I’m going to see it in theaters on Monday, too. I had lovely fun conversations about it with several Lush salespeople today, hee.