Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Maroon + Mustard Stripes


I haven't been feeling too well the past week or so. But for whatever reason, putting on real clothes the other day actually made me feel a little better. :) 

This outfit has been in my repertoire for awhile. All of the pieces are old so it, unfortunately, has taken a back seat to other newer pieces/outfits. But we've been experiencing unseasonably warm weather here in Dallas so I figured I needed to work it in before sweater and boot season is over. 

It was a busy day so I wasn't able to take any pics until the end of the day. This is how I wore it all day...chambray tucked in the front (out in the back) with the leopard belt. 


So imagine my shock when I looked at the first round of pics and realized that my thighs look very hamhock-ish. Very.

This was my reaction. :|


What can I say? I have big juicy legs. It's hereditary. :)

So I untucked the shirt and instantly liked the outfit 10x better. Too bad I didn't realize it until the end of the day. ha! Ah well. I felt cute, so I guess that's all that matters, right?

.:: Details ::.
sweater: Old Navy (old)
chambray: Forever 21
denim: Lauren Conrad via Kohl's (old)
belt: Target
booties: Steve Madden via Marshall's (old)
necklace: Francesca's Collections


Enjoy your Wednesday!

xo,


Linking up with:
WIWW @ The Pleated Poppy
Wardrobe Wednesday @ Create Hope Inspire
Random Wednesday @ Because Shanna Said So
Whatever Whenever Wednesday @ Rolled Up Pretty
I Feel Pretty @ Get Your Pretty On

23 comments:

  1. I havnt been feeling well either. Somehting is going around, some sinus/upper respiratory something or other that everyone seems to have... i had the same discussion with myself this morning... i dont want to dress up cute today but i knew doing so would make me feel better, and it does make me feel more productive! and your thighs most definately do not look ham-ish. you look like a gorgeous stylish woman with a great figure.

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  2. Isn't it great to rediscover things in your closet? And I laughed out loud at the ham-hockish. Rock those curves! You look great.

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  3. I think you look super cute, but I can totally relate to hamhock thighs, so I know what you mean! I especially see it in pictures. I will think I look all cute, and then I'll see a picture and gasp. ha! You look great, though! Found you through Shanna's linkup :)

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  4. Love the color combination! I'm sure your hubby loves those hamhocks! :)

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  5. Listen I have thicker thighs too and there is NOTHING wrong with it. I am proud of every inch. You look great girl, I love the oxblood and bright yellow :)

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  6. You look fantastic both ways!

    xx
    Amanda
    http://www.denimanddaydreamsblog.com/

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  7. I love this color combo, and I've always loved stripes over chambray. And girl...I have the same thighs. I just learned to love them :)

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  8. The striped cardigan looks so cute with the chambray! I think you could've left the shirt tucked but you gotta do what makes you comfortable :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart
    Sephora Giveaway!

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  9. You are one funny gal! I love how you expressed your reaction through NeNe haha Cute outfit!

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  10. You look great....I hope you feel better soon.

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  11. Embrace those curves m'dear! You look great :)

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  12. Angie I love both looks actually! The belt in the first was really cute And I have thick thighs too and think they are Cute. So you look just fine! Hope you feel better and love the high bun!

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  13. I'm sorry you haven't felt well lately. Isn't amazing how just putting on real clothes can make us feel a bit better? You look beautiful in BOTH pictures!!

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  14. Totally with you on the hamhockish legs hahah. Sometimes I go a whole day tucked in before catching my reflection and realizing how wide my hips are looking on my smallish body. So awkward. Love your outfit though!

    Olive & Ivy

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  15. Hi Angela I am a new follower! I love how you pieced the outfit together! I understand having thick thighs! I have learned to embrace them and like you and I have learned how to style an outfit so it flatters my curves. This is so funny because I remember earlier this month I stood in the mirror for about 30 minutes going back and forth about tucking in a shirt because I was like they make my thighs look huge, but then I kind of liked how slim it made my waist look with the shirt tucked in. Your beautiful and have a great eye for fashion! & LoL at Ne Ne's faces, I have had those moments too when looking at pictures of myself! I hope you continue to feel better!

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  16. Dressing up always makes me feel better too! I think you should embrace your legs! A lot of men love a girl with thighs! I used to have thunder thighs in high school from dancing a lot and I lost them in college... sounds crazy but I kinda miss em! They were just something about me that made me :) I love this outfit on you... tucked in and out! I love that you added the yellow with the maroon!

    <3 Danielle
    Goodwillista.blogspot.com

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  17. love the colour combos and youa re right it's the feeling cute that is actually important and I think you look cute both ways

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  18. I love the color combination! So pretty. And I think you look great with the shirt tucked and untucked! :)

    -Mary @ Style That Moves

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  19. Looks gorgeous, I love your style.
    http://www.abercrombieandfitchparisboutique.com

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  20. Haha! I love Nene :-) I think you look great though!

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  21. love this blog and thankfully i saw a video on shoe mint before i bought from them so i dodged that bullet ( i think its the same with just fab) crazy crazy...anyways hi!, i really like your blog and realize that like me you are trying to increase your members ..would you like to follow each other? check me out at http://signaturechic.blogspot.com/

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