Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Coffee Break

We had an evacuation drill at work today. I walked down the street, got a mocha and took some pictures (with some assistance; thank you to my good sport of a photographer).

A college friend was in town visiting me this past weekend. I had a great time with her. We spent part of the weekend shopping, mostly in the Loop and Wicker Park. I got this bag at TJ Maxx. I mentioned to my friend that I was looking for a black work bag, and she spotted this. I got this cameo necklace (free!) at Buffalo Exchange. Okay, it wasn’t exactly free. I had credit left over from the last time I sold stuff. It completely covered the cost of the necklace, and I still have some credit left.

This skirt was part of my thrifting haul in August. This is my second time wearing it. Last time I accented with sandals and white summery accessories. This time, the darker accessorizing is more fitting for fall. Predictably for me, I wore a green top both times. I’ll have to try the skirt with a different color next time. Maybe burgundy or mustard.

These textured tights were a pleasant surprise. I found them at the back of the drawer this morning. I purchased them several years ago, along with a cream pair in the same texture. I had no idea that I still owned them. They may possibly be ten years old or older.


Blouse: Express
Cami: Wet Seal
Skirt: American Eagle Outfitters (thrifted)
Textured Tights: mine from ???
Shoes: Ann Taylor LOFT (thrifted)
Earrings: ???
Belt: ???
Cameo Necklace: thrifted
Bag: from TJ Maxx


  1. that color of green really suits your complextion


  2. You look fabulous in green!

  3. OMG, beauty and cool is that!!! Just stumbled upon your blog and let me tell are better dresed than Ally Mcbeal. Love the blog, keep it comin'! Cheers from Spain!

  4. Glad to have found a fellow TJ (or TK in Britain) Maxx fan. What was your best find there?

  5. The green skirt is perfect with the blouse.

  6. fashionblogger, my best find at TJ Maxx was a green bag. No label, just an awesome dark color, a little bit shiny. It was only $14, it's just large enough for work, and I get complimented on it all the time.

    Miss J., Ally McBeal was one of my style icons when I was in college! I loved the suits with the short skirts.

  7. Oh I really like the dark colors against the soft colors of the skirt!