Friday, January 27, 2012

Wind in my Sails

 Tee - Route 66, thrifted
Scarf - Thrifted
Trousers - Elevenses, thrifted
Amelia Boots - Miz Mooz
Hat - Target
Jewelry - gift, gift, gift (Mom, Sheila, Keely?)

Final day of my official unofficial Sheila Week.  I remembered the brand was carried by Anthro while I was puttering around Goodwill waiting for the hubs to pick me up. These pants were in nearly perfect condition (one button needed some reinforcement), and cost me about $3. I actually came out with a few great scores, including a silk and cashmere blend sweater for D. I also snagged a skirt and 3/4 cotton tee by Patagonia. 

I probably need to do a clean out though, because right after I got out of the store, my mom called and told me "I got you some new clothes!"

I'm sure everyone was anticipating my yellow skirt, but I couldn't wait to wear these trousers. Instead of my yellow skirt, I wore the snake ring and "our boots". Sheila has these same boots in a gorgeous blood red.

This outfit is a reinterpretation of this 2009 outfit. I think my attention to details has upgraded in the past few years, but my tastes have stayed relatively the same. The biggest difference though? I wear brown now. Three years ago, I discounted this whole color range because I hated a certain shade of brown. I now appreciate rich cognacs, deep siennas and oxbloods, and my favorites - bitter cacao shades.

Don't forget everyone - Layer Up Week starts on Monday! Join up if you haven't already.

11 comments:

  1. I love that scarf as a belt. And the pants are wonderful.

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  2. Those pants are insane - insanely cool!

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  3. I have never seen trousers like these - so, so cool! I have been loving those boots forever. Great outfit.

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  4. I love the unusual silhouette of the pants. You are inspiring me to try my hand at thrifting...now just need to find some time!

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  5. First of all, I love hats! Thinking of wearing one tomorrow to my blogger meet up. Second of all, wide leg pants look ah-mah-zing on you!!! You look so...cool? Cool doesn't seem to be the right word but is the closest I can come in a description! Very awesome!!

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  6. I *love* the style of these pants! Incredible. And the colorful belt you added is a great touch.

    $3?! You're a magician.

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  7. Wide legged pants look so cool on you :D

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  8. Awsome outfit!!
    I want that pants too!!

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  9. Killer pants! And I love them with the browns. And you know I adore those boots!

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  10. Oh my gosh Megan this is my FAVORITE look on you ever! I adore the belt, I LOVE the pants and the boots are fab! This was a great way to end the week! Hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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  11. I keep trying to add a little more brown into the wardrobe, but so far it's very minimal.

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