Saturday, July 16, 2011

I'll Hufflepuff and I'll Blow your House Down!

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H&M yellow ruffle tiered dress (tucked into pants) (Euro size ???) // Ann Taylor cropped black pants (0P straight) // `twentythree "Hedwig's Ballad" dangling owl earrings // Xhilaration yellow strappy wedges (5.5) // Urban Outfitters double face watch //

Photography: tripod and remote

I feel quite proud of myself for coming up with that punny title. Of course, this is after all a disguise of an outfit - a wolf in sheepskin, or a snake in badgerskin? My my, the sly Slytherin in me is showing. This was my work outfit for 7/14, the day of the midnight premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt 2 (aka HP7.2). Perfectly sunny and bright like any Hufflepuff, but my true colours will show in the Harry Potter inspired photoshoot my friends and I are doing soon. If you haven't seen the movie, go! Not as epic of a conclusion as I had hoped, but the WashU-filled theatre had some good laughs. Won't spoil it for you ; )

Ignore the large pimple on my nose. It's just chilling there, making frenemies with the local pores. Meanwhile, these beautiful earrings from `twentythree handmade are so unique and perfect for the occasion! I got lots of "wows" and compliments on them throughout the day. After an entire day of wear, they felt heavy and are most comfortable for a few hours. Still, Hedwig and cages - perfect. I put on my favourite red lipstick, Lancome Rouge Baroque after work for these pictures and it stayed on until 3 AM. 

Funny story about the H&M bright yellow ruffle dress I'm wearing here as a top - there's no size tag. It was lost somewhere inside the store but I figured it fit well enough, like a Euro 6? The black sash can go more than twice around my waist and is nice for cinching for a better fit. This combo was inspired by Jen of herwaisechoice btw, mad props to her sweet and always put-together style. It was a wonder that I could stuff all the dress material into my pants - seemed nigh impossible at first. Scored these cropped black work pants at Ann Taylor Factory at the Lake of the Ozarks outlet mall for $15. Apparently I'm a 0P Straight leg - funny because all the petite bloggers are much tinier than me, so I started out trying on size 4 Curvy xD

Work, MCAT, secondaries. Wear, shoot, edit. Rinse, lather, repeat.

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Punya July 16, 2011 at 6:08 PM   said...

I love the name XD The earrings are so CUTE and I really want them! I haven't see the 2nd half of Harry Potter yet. But I will soon.

Elisa ♥ July 16, 2011 at 6:38 PM   said...

the earrings are awesome :D !!

ahoymichelle July 16, 2011 at 7:19 PM   said...

Hahaha, I love your earrings! The outfit is super cute!

Michelle of Michelle-esque

Joey July 16, 2011 at 8:23 PM   said...

Those earrings are mad awesome! Love it!

I just watched Harry Potter, too. I'm a loyal fan of the books, but have to admit that this final movie was pretty good. As usual, they deviated a little bit, but I guess the gist of it is there. Emotions were expressed well, don't you think? ;)

And I totally lol-ed at your punny title. Love your bright, sunny outfit

Stephanie - Chocolate Laced July 16, 2011 at 9:42 PM   said...

I loved HP 7.2 and I agree, the conclusion wasn't what I expected but I would watch the movie over and over if I could!

I love your shoes and earrings!

-Steph from chocolate laced

Sandra July 17, 2011 at 12:12 AM   said...

That's such an adorable outfit:) I love the shoes!

Viel July 17, 2011 at 2:57 AM   said...

I love the yellow.. its so sunshiney! The Hedwig earrings do end up a bit heavy after a whole days where... but they are statement earrings ^^

I haven't seen the last HP movie T^T

Fowzia Madar July 17, 2011 at 8:20 AM   said...

the top is amazing ! i love the outfit,


Maeve Rachel July 17, 2011 at 8:25 AM   said...

You look so great! I love the outfit! I love how to tuck things in to make dresses tops etc, think I'm going to have to try that! =D Congrats to the winner!

Anonymous July 17, 2011 at 11:30 AM   said...

you pull the yellow hues really well. I dunno if I could pull off a colour like that! great pics :)

sugar sugar July 17, 2011 at 2:47 PM   said...

angie i also have a pimple and it sort of invited new friends to join it!!! the horror! >.<"

anyway, i love your yellow top because it looks so cheerful! and your earrings are just so unique and cute! x)

Unknown July 17, 2011 at 6:13 PM   said...

Ahh, you look so cute! :) I love the outfit, you look SO fancy!!! :) I cannot wait to see HP this coming Wed! hehe

Unknown July 18, 2011 at 5:45 PM   said...

Awe...loving yellow on you! I blame you for getting me crazy about yellow shoes! LOL

Unknown July 19, 2011 at 5:11 PM   said...

Those earrings are so cute! So special and different than anything Ive seen.

KRISTY July 20, 2011 at 10:52 AM   said...

This is a very bold and striking color combo that works extremely well! Those earrings are sooooo rad! :D

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