Saturday, April 18, 2009

Duplicating.



I can't even begin to tell you how gloriously wonderful the weather has been lately. It's a pity, because there aren't any leaves or anything yet, so it's a bit sad but the grass is green and if you look close enough you can see the buds on things. Much to my unhappiness, it has been windy. My original plan was to wear a skirt with the second outfit, but it was too windy and the skirt was of such a thin material as to make every movement against the breeze inappropriate! Instead I decided to repeat myself to my heart's content with some shorts and a blouse, and so here are two versions of the same outfit--basically.



I've bought a new purse, in an effort to stop carrying everything I own around with me at once (it's much smaller than what I usually pack myself). And still, I am in love with my hat. I wrote a funny little poem to it (it rhymes) the other day, and I think it is just the bee's knees! I will be tempted to wear it tomorrow also, but I'm afraid I must learn some manner or kind of self-restraint--although one could always discover another hat. I've just, at almost this very moment, finished watching HBO's Grey Gardens--which was lovely, though terribly bittersweet and sad--but I don't think I'm quite ready to take the flying leap into head-scarves.

At some point I will make all the posts I've been planning, the ones that are silly and thoughtful with funny citations and all that, and things of happiness, but for now we have outfit posts and the lingering wish to sleep.

38 comments:

  1. Perfect summer-y outfits. I love the bag!

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  2. ok, this hat is fantastic. like, truly. as is the outfit, but the HAT! gorgeous, as always.

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  3. Love the little detail of the bow and you could post hundreds of outfits with the hat, I'd still love it :)

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  4. Sigh. LOVE Grey Gardens. Think I might have a Grey Gardens themed party to celebrate summer and the beautiful weather... Post dissertation lol. That purse is gorgeous, and the cardigan is just too cute. Beautiful as ever.

    Xxxc

    http://clothestohealabrokenheart.blogspot.com/

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  5. Lovely outfit :) i tried to wear a skirt outside myself yesterday, tons of Marilyn Monroe moments there. Better stick to shorts.

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  6. What a perfectly springish outfit! I love how the hat adds a touch of whimsy to it; so cute!

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  7. What a perfectly springish outfit! I love how the hat adds a touch of whimsy to it; so cute!

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  8. you pull off that hat so well!

    and i love your spring camouflage bag.

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  9. I love your outfits. I know what you mean when you have glorious days but it is still so windy and chilly!

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  10. I love how you've made shorts look chic in these outfits. Perfect for warm weather.

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  11. I'm huge on stripes so i loveeeee the sweater!

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  12. both versions are great! :)
    I loved Grey Gardens too! But feel the same way about not being ready for headscarves! :P

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  13. The hat belongs to you! You look so great with the hat.

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  14. Oh, I made the mistake of wearing a too short dress on a windy day recently. Thank goodness I was wearing tights. Need to find some longer shorts like yours that can be worn with pretty springy blouses, it's such a great look :)

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  15. I love the matchyness of your hat and cardigan!

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  16. Love your blog - and this outfit! Your skin is like a beautiful China doll!

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  17. How gorgeous, love the bag and hat.

    www.froufrouu.blogspot.com

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  18. you look adorable :)

    it's supposed to be 75-80 this weekend!! woo!!

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  19. pefect pairing of that grat hat the cardi ! wonderful look!

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  20. I am delighted to tell you that you look great with summer outfits.

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  21. Your outfit is so cute and I love the shorts :)

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  22. Anyone ever tell you that you look like Dita Von Teese! You have quite the exquisite face!

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  23. the hat is gorgeous! and it fits perfectly with your blouses

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  24. I am so into hats right now. Ah, and yours is darling.

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  25. You look so lovely and have beautiful skin!

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  26. I love your hat, it looks so wonderful on you.

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  27. well it's a good outfit to duplicate if you have to ;) though I think my vote goes to number two- the entire combination is just perfect.

    and I love that bag- reminds me of mary poppins in a very good and mini sort of way.

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  28. Your new purse is gorgeous and I am totally in love with your style!

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  29. lovely
    xx

    the crumpet girls
    http://crumpetsandt.blogspot.com/

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  30. You look lovely! I adore your cardigan and that hat continues to be fantastic.

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  31. LOVE the hat. So cute!

    http://positivelypresent.typepad.com

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  32. the outfit is great and original in a way (because everyone seems to be over-doing the grungy look).

    Love your make-up, also!

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  33. This is so cute. I love your sweet and springy style! You're seriously making me think about investing in a straw hat for summer.

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