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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

My Outfit Monday: Listening to my fairy shop-mother

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November

OK, two confessions:

1. I couldn't resist shopping this weekend, despite my trepidation about Gray/Black/Ombre Friday Weekend. (Whateva, right?)

2. I have long-been a secret admirer of tights, although until today, I have resisted wearing them myself. 

Now that that's out of the way, let's check out my outfit, hmm?

photo_1.jpgIgnore the twinkle-eyes (darn you flash!)

So, you know when a piece just speaks to you? It calls out your name? It screams, "Buy me, buy me!"

Don't look at me like that. I know I'm not the only one who hears that voice in my head. 

She was yelling loud and clear Saturday morning, when I stopped by Off the Rack in Largo. It's one of those independent shops I don't get to nearly enough. The store was having a 25 percent off sale, and I loaded both arms with items and headed into the dressing room. 

This bright blue dress was the only thing to fit perfectly. And, it was only $9 -- ($6.75 once the discount kicked in)

See? Fate.

I don't know if you can see in the pic (thanks Deal Diva Katie!) but the dress is extremely simple, with just some pleating detail around the neckine.)

'Course, I accessorized it up this morning, starting with a silver chain necklace with a flower detail. Then I tied a black belt arounf the waist. I was going for a big bow, but it's kind of wilting here. 

And then I put on my zipper shoes. Just typing that is so fun. Zipper shoes, zipper shoes, zipper--

OK, too much coffee. 

And that's that. 

WAIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT, you say. Tell us about the tights!

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Well. Since you asked. 

I told you earlier that I've been reluctant to rock tights. I don't know why. It's one of those invisible fashion hang-ups I've had, despite loving them on everyone else. Kinda like maxi-dresses. (Although I'm inching toward accepting that maybe I'm NOT too short to pull one of those off...)

Anyway, my resistance started to waver this weekend when I looked at the weather report. And then I found myself in Target yesterday browing the "Hoisery" section.

Saw these patterned tights for, I kid you not, $3. Little voice started screaming. 

Done. Deal. 

How'd I do?

-Deal Diva Kameel

[Last modified: Monday, November 26, 2012 12:19pm]

    

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