Thursday, July 28, 2011

Scalloped and Sartorial

Soyfashion lace back tank (S) (c/o // Forever 21 bright orange scallop hem skirt (M) //
Xhilaration yellow strappy wedges (5.5) // Thrifted camel leather satchel handbag //
Forever 21 turquoise Aztec beaded necklace // Urban Outfitters double face watch // Gifted turquoise ring //
Delia's Mint and OPI Black Shatter Nail Polishes // Blind as a Bat prescription eyeglasses (jk)

Photography: JJ

Ahhh. Saturdays (7/23). Letting my hair revel in all its frizzled waviness, glasses on for maximum librarian cheekiness (chic-iness?), grabbing a late lunch at one of the local restaurants a few paces from my place. JJ and I split two CBW Teriyaki and Fajita wraps, the former being smaller but yummier.

Outfit breakdown: Thanks to Soyfashion as my new sponsor! Rachel is super nice and generously put together a package for me to review. One of the tops was this lovely lace back tank, great for those hot days but still sticking with feminine style. It is so detailed and comfortable and the basic front is easily jazzed up with a multilayered or statement necklace. Once I get a neon lace bandeau, there's another look ready for this tank top. The rest of package is coming up in another post. Finally found a scallop hem skirt at Forever21, and the bright orange one I've been scoping out online. Unfortunately the only one left was a Medium, but it works as a paperbag waist skirt when belted. Lastly, finger mustache - be jelly.

Finally I got to browse SKY Boutique, a little clothing store that I always drool at through the window display  but haven't visited until now since it closes at 5 PM and heaven knows I never get off work that early. It was blazing hot as I ran across the street in my 4-inch + wedges after finishing another MCAT Bio chapter and to my dismay the shop owner was closing up early. Luckily, she saw my "nuuuuuuu" face and unlocked the door and omigod I never knew a room could hold that many beautiful pieces. Almost every single thing called my name but they were way out of my budget (most clothing $40-80). However, there was a $20 sale rack and I found the cutest sleeveless royal blue romper that I can't wait to show you. I tried it on and the slightly flared bottom did me in and the owner helped me cut off the tag. In the end, I introduced myself to Ariana (sp? super pretty name) as a fashion blogger and it was a crazy IRL moment. Soon I'm going to interview her and hopefully show you lovely pictures of her wonderful store (St. Louis readers - you're in luck!). I proudly wore the romper to an impromptu trip to the theatre to watch Captain America in 3D. Pretty good, and the guy is really dapper. Girls, go get some eye candy xD

Later, friends came over and made dinner and it was all good fun. Sunday, I went into work for a good 5 hours to test subjects. Beep. Chair. Beep. There's something calming about blasting nostalgic music while doing some work in the empty office surrounded by an empty hallway. Here's to break room coffee and Miss American Pie *cheers*

Trying out this new thing: text right after a few pictures. Do you like it or is the old way better with all the photos first, then my blabbing?

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Gria Loka July 28, 2011 at 12:08 AM   said...

such a cute top! and pretty nails! Too bad I always bite my nails :( nail polish never last on my nails....

Anonymous July 28, 2011 at 12:36 AM   said...

What kind of bra do you wear with the top? I avoid tops like that because I think it looks so tacky with your bra showing through!

MariaKristela July 28, 2011 at 12:37 AM   said...

Love the skirt! I saw a scalloped shorts online and when I inquired at the mall it's already sold out. Huhu. The top looks so lovely. Very delicate and dainty. :)

Kileen July 28, 2011 at 12:41 AM   said...

wow, i love the crochet detailing in the back!! what kind of bra did you wear with it? i have the hardest time with those stick on bras as it can't hold up for more than an hour in the humidity!

cute & little

Unknown July 28, 2011 at 12:52 AM   said...

Same thing I heard about Captain America haha. I adore that bag you thrifted, Angie! It looks like a great piece and the color matches everything!

Angie | July 28, 2011 at 1:37 AM   said...

A VS strapless bra! It is a nude colour so I guess it blended in with the holes :) I can't figure out fancy straps and those weird stick-on things either

Anonymous July 28, 2011 at 2:12 AM   said...

I love the whole texture and pattern thing going on there. it works really well! I adore that bright red and mixing in with the earthy tones. Yay to food porn too!

Rocket Fashionista July 28, 2011 at 6:36 AM   said...

Love the top, your bag and...the moustache drawing haha! (also love how there's going to be no word verification!) Great blog, followed! xx


ahoymichelle July 28, 2011 at 1:55 PM   said...

Wahh! I love this outfit a lot! :) The skirt is super cute and I'm loving the back detail of the top.

Aisa.Paxie July 28, 2011 at 4:58 PM   said...

OMG i love that top especially the crochet detail at the back!:) also love your skirt and shoes.:) Cute outfit dear!:)


Yasmeen July 29, 2011 at 7:37 AM   said...

I love the lace back of the top. And the cracked nailpolish is badass. A lot of my friends have been using that. :P

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sugar sugar July 29, 2011 at 5:21 PM   said...

i like this haha! :)

i love your top and bag angie! :D the crackle nail polish + your necklace match too! ;)

Laura Bray July 30, 2011 at 2:57 AM   said...

Loving your red skirt, and the cute little moustache :)

-Laura x

kaizokumousy July 30, 2011 at 6:16 AM   said...

wow i love the pictures :)))

Unknown July 30, 2011 at 9:42 AM   said...

hey lady!! looking classy as always (moustache included)! and HELLO gorgeous top!! I love the back! looks like you have a bit of a tan as well! ahhh summer :)

Unknown July 31, 2011 at 12:01 AM   said...

I love your outfit Angie! The bright colors make it perfect for summer, but the looks is still very office appropriate for a casual Friday look :) Haha your lady mustache looks cute on you as well!

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