Saturday, September 1, 2012

Cruella DeVille

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H&M black and white spotted pants (sz 8) // Thrifted @ Goodwill denim vest //
Forever 21 lace trim black tank top // Chicnova spike and chain gold necklace (c/o Chictopia Rewards) //
Arm clusterfuq: H&M, China, Poshlocket (c/o), F21 // Aldo snake coil ring //
Target Merona grey suede ankle boots (get it here) // Hipster glasses pin on collar (c/o Chictopia)
Clinique chubby stick tinted lip balm in Super Strawberry //

Photography: self; tripod and remote

Quickie before bed/stuffing my face with more exciting nucleic acid metabolism pathways ... this is the crazy "I've-worn-pencil-skirts-past-my-tolerance-threshold" outfit I sported to the grand opening of the H&M store at the Polaris mall in Columbus. Long story short, had a blast though waiting for 2.5 hours to make sure we got prizes - my friend and I got $75 to shop with each! Whole bagful of fall essentials. These $13 H&M flashy things attract unwanted attention in the nightlife scene so I have to remember not to wear things that lure drunken undergrad boys - apparently one is safer wearing a skintight short dress. I call 'em my dalmatian pants and a friend pointed out that makes me like an angsty teenage Cruella DeVille. I'll take it. She was so scary as I was obsessed with 101 Dalmatians in elementary school. Whopping size 8 btw - that's how badly I wanted these pants. There was no way my butt was squeezing into a 2 and that was the only other pair left.

Threw on a thrifted denim vest that I got for $5 in San Jose and my hair pulled up into a high side ponytail. Add a golden spiked chain necklace and pile on the arm candy (which I rarely ever do because it's so clunky and in the way of everything productive) and we can call it a day. Last but not least my new kicks - so comfy because the pitch is not high at all. They feel like flats and are actually more comfortable since I managed to get a bleeding blister on my foot heel from new loafers. Man did I exude the badass in these shots. Now I'm getting gutsy enough to park my tripod in the middle of my apartment complex where all my hidden neighbors can see. Sense of shame? What shame?

Yesterday I saw my first real-real patient at the Columbus Free Clinic and had a great experience. Pretending like I know what's going on when I have no clue ... working on that pokerface. Today was a few hours freezing in 55 degree lecture hall, then off to the 100 degree sauna of my car to run errands ironically for my car. Looking forward to seeing JJ arrive tomorrow for the long weekend and going to get infamous ice cream and gallery hopping before Cedar Point!
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Readers - have you worn any animal prints besides leopard and zebra?

13 comments:

Michelleesque September 1, 2012 at 12:21 AM   said...

Do animal motifs sporadically thrown on an outfit count? Haha! If so, I've been sporting cats and owls. I like leopard prints, but I'll keep those on my scarves. I love the print of your pants! Have you thought about getting them tailored so that they fit better? I've done that so many times at H&M. -_- I see a pretty blazer "oh size 10? no biggie" only to realize later on that I should've just left it on the rack.

Exuvalia September 1, 2012 at 1:35 AM   said...

Your smile is gorgeous. Keep smiling. :)

Oh and I love this outfit, it matches so well.
Wish I could pull off this outfit as well as you do!

Jennifer September 1, 2012 at 2:09 AM   said...

Oh wow, I love the Cruella DeVille inspiration! I have a pair of similar printed pants that I've had in my closet for months but never knew what to wear them with D: I REALLY love how you styled them here! Now I know the pants have more potential!! :)

Jing-Jing September 1, 2012 at 10:27 AM   said...

I see no shame at all haha~
You look so cool and fierce! I wish I had the guts to pose like you :'D
I love leopard prints but I actually have snakeskin print dress which I used to wear on nights out!!

Kathleen September 1, 2012 at 1:37 PM   said...

adore this outfit! those pants, sooo cute! and omg $5 for that vest, amaazing deal! you were in the bay again?! i hope we can meet up soon lovely <3. and we're boot twinsies ;P.

<3,
Kathleen

lisacng @ expandng.com September 1, 2012 at 2:16 PM   said...

Love your badass carefree attitude in the 1st shot! The pants are awesome paired with the jean vest. Love the glasses pin and looks great with those boots you mentioned to me. Are these taken outside your new digs in OHIO? Have a great weekend with the BF!

SHOP STYLE CONQUER September 1, 2012 at 8:08 PM   said...

cute outfit! love the pants and these photos are awesome!
x


♥ Ellen
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phiphis blog September 1, 2012 at 8:52 PM   said...

this is a great outfit! xox P

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Katy009 September 2, 2012 at 3:35 AM   said...

Love this outfit! And that vest adds the perfect touch! well, done!

Lily September 2, 2012 at 12:10 PM   said...

Gorgeous edgy outfit! You're in columbus?! I am too-- that's so cool!

feathersandstone September 3, 2012 at 1:09 AM   said...

I love your bracelets and pants so much! your whole outfit looks great :)

Allie September 4, 2012 at 1:31 AM   said...

Ahh! Your pants are so great! Love this, love your blog. Following you now!

xoxo,

Allie

www.sparklesandstilettos.blogspot.com

kcomekarolina September 4, 2012 at 3:25 PM   said...

omg!i love this style!



xoxo from rome
K.
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