Thursday, April 14, 2011

Standing In The Sun

Shirt: Nordstrom men's via Goodwill (similar shirt)
Belt: Old Navy
Jeans: Levi's Outlet
Watch: Michael Kors via Nordstrom (similar watch)
Shoes: Sperry Topsider via Nordstrom

At first I thought this outfit was totally an 80s throw back to maternity tops, but actually it's a revelation. Men's shirts are so comfortable! Finally a garment that has shoulders. I've always been peeved about the women's garment industry failing to recognize women that live on the outskirts of the "normal" body type curve. It just bothers me when clothing companies can't find it in their hearts to make an extra large. I'm not that big, am I? I like to think that there's not that much "extra" to my "large." Maybe I'm just focusing on stores like H&M and Forever21, but I'm entering the fashion industry with the goal of implementing size integration. Every woman has the right to purchase clothes that fit and make her feel beautiful. And the first step is making those clothes accessible.  

Anyway, to a more lighthearted topic: these photos were taken by my good friend Julie Ruppert! But I decided to edit them a bit for some interesting effects on a website I discovered: befunky. I'm been going through a bit of a blogging slump lately, mostly due to the weather but also I'm still coming off of my spring break hangover. It's so hard to get back into the swing of things when the break simply wasn't long enough. But don't fret! I'm buying a tripod this weekend! I've been working on the Quinn post and whole other list of ideas! Including DIY. And I'm revamping the layout. This is gonna be good. 

Happy Thursday! 


  1. Stunning! You reminded me like movie star from the 50's with the glasses the hair, denim. Lovely.x

  2. These photos are gorgeous! I love the striped shirt with the brown belt :D
    I have trouble finding shirts that fit correctly too. When I find ones that fit in the shoulders, they're too big, and the loose look is not so good on me! Oh well ;)
    M xo

  3. I love striped button downs and hues of blue.



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