Monday, February 14, 2011
Happy Monday, all! And if you're into it, Happy Valentine's Day. It's a fun holiday for kids, and before Fella and I started dating, my parents used to send me flowers (they stopped doing that since I'm allergic, but my mom sent candy for us and little heart-shaped dog biscuits for Jude). Fella and I don't really celebrate it as a big, romantic holiday because it's gotten so commercialized. So many expectations for guys to live up to. Like, does Fella love me any less because he's not buying me diamonds, chocolate and/or flowers on a designated day of the year? Yeah, I didn't think so. In the past, we've typically just cooked up steaks for dinner and called it a night. This past weekend, we bought each other cheesy gifts from CVS, spending no more than $5, and that's the extent of it.
So as you can see, I had two variations on this outfit in mind. I think the second one definitely looks more polished (and very similar to Rad's first day outfit), but I'm more than likely going with the shirt un-tucked and belted, purely for comfort reasons. I wouldn't normally wear a button-down shirt not tucked in with a pencil skirt, but I think the belt adding a waist makes it work. I think the first ensemble looks fine.. until you see the second. What do you think?
Cardigan, belt & tights: Target
Blouse & Skirt: The Limited
Shoes: Naturalizer via PiperLime
Earrings: Macy's (circa 2005)