Monthly Archives: August 2011

Daily Outfit: 8/31/11

Already Pretty daily outfit featuring Diesel boots

Olive jacket, thrifted – similar
Floral dress, thrifted – similar print
Boots, Diesel Go-go (no longer available) – similarmore Diesel boots
Bracelets, Bibelotsimilar look
Earrings, Mocahete
Messenger bag, Tom Thomas Leather

Today I was asked to shoot a commercial for ARC’s Value Village that will air locally come fall, so my challenge was to select a few items that were both autumnal and thrifted at VV. EASY. Both jacket and dress were picked up in thrift outings last summer, and both have served me well.

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Daily Outfit: 8/30/11

Already Pretty daily outfit featuring gray shirt dress

Gray shirt dress, Land’s End (no longer available) – more gray shirtdresses
Scarf as belt, Echo – more brown floral scarves
Belt as belt, thrifted – similar
Sandals, John Fluevog Haight (no longer available) – similar
Bracelets, Bibelotsimilar
Earrings, art fair

 I’ve been wanting to try belting over a scarf for AGES, but every other attempt has failed. This particular belt/scarf combo seems to work, and it feels like a great color mash-up for fall transitional.

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Reader Request: Post-partum Style

Reader Homa dropped this one in the suggestion box:

My problem is that I still wear maternity shirts 6 months after my second baby. My old stuff is just short somehow. So my big plan is that I want anything new I get to be the start of a new style for me. But where to begin? Chasing kids in skirts won’t work but maybe my jeans + tee routine must go? I would love to start shopping for clothes online but don’t know where to start. I also know I need to pay more but can’t bring myself to buy a shirt over $10. I just feel frumpy and unpretty. I star your posts in google reader but want to really implement your ideas but I feel like I’m starting from scratch.

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