Tuesday, December 13, 2011

A stay at home outfit & unrequited dreams

This outfit is pretty bland because I just stayed in the house and did nothing exciting. I thought about not posting it, but then decided that as a fashion blogger I should at least post even if it is a boring everyday outfit. I had to put on shoes because I generally don't wear shoes in the house. The jeggings look black in the photo, but they are dark blue.
Jacket: Talbots
Top: Chico's
Jeggings: JMS
Shoes: Naot
It seems that Christmas is just sneaking up on me this year. I just don't seem to have much holiday spirit. Last year when I was still working, it seemed that we were always busy with someone bringing treats or going out to dinner with our group. Maybe that is why this year seems to be a bit of a let down.

I sent my Fiorentini + Baker boots back. I decided that I wanted boots that fit without having to do something to hide the fact that they did not fit. It was hard to do it because I really loved the look of them. Well, if nothing else, it gives me the opportunity to start the search for a new dream boot. Sometimes I think dreaming is better than the reality of obtaining an elusive object.

Here is another one of my elusive dream objects. A Chopard Happy watch. I am relatively certain that it shall remain elusive forever. But it is a mighty pretty dream.



  1. On our blogs, we show the extravagant and the ordinary. If we wear it, it's fashion!

    I like your top. And I hope something brings holiday spirit into your heart.

  2. Awww, I'm sorry about the dream boots! But there will be others. It can be very exciting to get caught up in the chase of the perfect item.

    That's part of why I started a shopping ban. It was so exciting to go into thrift stores and find *perfect* things that I didn't even know I wanted. In addition to my usual "searches" it was too much. I'm having lots of fun in my closet lately though.

    I don't think your outfit is boring. You've got color, pattern, even a little bit of sheer and shine! I wish my boring outfits could come together so well.

    I hear you on the holiday spirit though. Even though I did Thanksgiving I just cannot get excited for this year. I even went out bought and sent cards and mailed gifts! Maybe it's that the weather is still really warm for this time of year.

  3. The watch is exquisite -- dreamy, in fact : >

    I like your no-frills outfit; you took the time to make it special with your necklace and great manicure. Have a lovely Wednesday.

  4. I think you made the right choice regarding the boots. It's tough to let go of things we really want to own because they are, in and of themselves, wonderful. But I think you've made the ultimate style decision- it's better to have the perfect boots for you than to have wonderful boots that aren't quite right. I need to take a page from your book and be more discriminating. Sometimes I just want things to work so badly that I keep trying even though they clearly don't.
    Gorgeous watch. It's always good to know exactly what you'd get first if you suddenly come into money, I think. You have to be prepared!

  5. I like to see at-home outfits. More than once I have questioned whether an outfit I've seen on a blog was actually worn anywhere. Not because it looked like a stay-at-home outfit, but because it looked like a, "she'd go outside in that?" outfit.

    Too bad about the boots. You'll find some that fufill your dreams!

  6. I like this outfit but I LOVE the shoes.