Friday, October 23, 2009


Mmm...there's something about velvet that makes you want to snuggle it all day. Today was one of those days, although it was admittedly too hot for this outfit come noon. Luckily, the cut off shorts off set that a bit.

In other news, after reading through some comments from the previous post, someone tipped me off as to how American Apparel has their own archive of submitted Halloween costumes. Gold mine! I eventually figured mine out (which shall remain a secret for now) but the American Apparel ad and Bjork costumes were close runner ups.

And for the gents, will someone please don the "Dick in a Box?" And send me a photo afterward.

Jacket: Velvet blazer, Urban Outfitters
Shirt: Lace ruffle blouse, Lush
Shorts: Jean cut off shorts, Abercrombie
Tights: Black sheer tights, Target
Shoes: Black wedges, Aldo


  1. Love the outfit!
    And, yes, one of the "gents" should totally do that for Halloween. So funny.

  2. That velvet blazer is amazing!

  3. I love that blazer! Navy is my favorite shade of velvet-- so luxe.

    And thanks for the AA Halloween costume tip-off! It really is a gold mine!

  4. LOove your blazer!

  5. LOVE this look
    gorgeous as always darling
    love velvet as well, glad im not alone
    this is fantastic, thanks for sharing
    keep up the blog, i love whatever you post!

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  6. love the velvet jacket, seems to be comfortable, with the denim short, it's trendy.
    Love the accessories like the hat!

  7. SO CUTE! the hat reminds me of Logan from this season of Project Runway :) where'd you get it?

  8. Can't wait to find out what your costume is. Love that velvet jacket with the shoes and shorts!!

  9. Ten points for me, hee. I'm in love with your blazer! I can't wait to see your costume.

  10. great outfit, love the velvet blazer

  11. Everytime I see those Aldo shoes on your blog, I'm tempted to find a pair for myself! :)

    -Jane @

  12. So my husband is considering something that one-ups the Dick in the Box. I'm a little emabarrassed to say he wants to wear a blue box (recycling container) around his neck and be a Smurfette. Yup... proud me.

  13. I have a velvet blazer too, and I absolutely love it, although I have yet to try it with shorts, something I think I will be doing very soon. The outfit looks great!

  14. Aww. I just love your style!!! So awesomeee!!!

    It's been a long time since I last visited your blog and I terribly missed it!

  15. these looks are all so well put together, and you are stunning m'dear :) xo LC

  16. ohhh lady, I love velvet too! I just wore my velvet blazer the other day, the material is so perfect for fall! great look! I can't wait to see what you have planned for halloween, I love the idea of being an american apparel add!


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