Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Hump Day OOTDs

Hello!

I hope you're all doing well!

Ah, how I love The Girliest Boy Mom.

Today's OOTD was stolen er, inspired by one of the beautiful Jan's recent Polyvore sets.

I owe her a big thanks, because I'd completely forgotten I had this J.Crew Tissue Tank buried in the back of my closet until I saw her sets featuring the Billowed Bow Tank in Rose.

Does that ever happen to you? Do you ever see something totally cute and suddenly remember - "I already have something like that"...?

Anyway, behold - the lazy Kathryn OOTD (before I changed into shorts and a tee so that I could cook bibimbap for dinner - Carol's recipe!):

J.Crew Tissue Tank (Fall 2009, similar here and here)
Anthropologie Openwork Vines Skirt (Winter 2010, similar here)
Brass Plum 3/4 Sleeve Jersey Cardigan in White (buy here)
Michael Antonio Rhinestone Heels (similar here, a fun option here and another one here)
J.Crew Necklace (similar here and here)
Rhinestone Hoop earrings (similar here)

Carol here - okay, so Kathryn's outfit is so super cute and mine is, um, styled for comfort:

Tank: Favorite Tank, J. Crew
Shoes: Beverly Feldman Beaded Sandal (Summer 2009, Nordstrom, similar here and here, cheap option here)
Headband: Anthropologie (similar here and here)

Kathryn here. Sheesh. Carol's so silly - her outfit is awesome! At least she didn't rip off I mean...borrow her outfit idea from another blogger! *wink* (I hope you can forgive me, Jan!)

So I pretty much gave up on asking the DH to take photos of my OOTDs a long, long time ago. (he's about as proficient with a camera as Chloe's husband, whose skill she so humorously showed here) These days I set up my camera on a tripod with a self-timer in our little patio and run to get in place. (note to self: consider buying the remote...) While I was breaking down my little setup, DH came outside to spend quality time with the one he calls his, "Sweet Love."

Was he talking about me?

No.

DH's outfit:
American Apparel Unisex Tri-Blend Ribbed Cardigan
Muse T-Shirt (acquired at the show in Oakland, California, but can find here)
Levi's Capital E Matchstick Slim Fit Jeans (similar here)
Tretorn High Top Sneakers (circa 2008? Low Top version here)

Cat: Our pretty little calico cat we call "Drosie" (pronounced like "Josie," but with a "dr" sound at the beginning)

I know I'm biased, but DH is a pretty stylish dude. I'm not one of those wives that buys clothes for their husbands, either - the boy is one picky dude, and he picks out everything himself.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is a favorite of his, because he always manages to find great pieces for himself. Cool tees for $15.90 (or so...ever notice how Nordstrom sale prices almost always end in $0.90? One of these days I'll have to ask someone why...) Last year he picked up a non-Burberry-looking Burberry polo for himself for $65.90 (retail $110). But his favorite pickup last year were the Levi's Matchstick jeans he's wearing, which I think had a sale price of $119.90 (retail $175).

So I tell myself that I'm not just shopping at Nordstrom for me...I'm doing it for him.

...yeah.

Nordstrom, I love thee. What have you got in store for us this year?

6 comments:

  1. Everyone looks sooo cute in their outfits! Especially Spadro! ;)

    I might have to go check out one of these famed Nordstrom sales myself

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  2. Oh Kathryn, you make me feel loved! You are too cute, and I'm happy ONE of us is wearing that darned skirt. I put it on for Fathers Day and then switched into the Seabound instead. I need to get myself out the door in it one day SOON. Especially seeing how gorgeous it is on you! And I'm jealous that you have a shopper dh, how fun to compare your Nordy's finds - bliss!

    Carol - yay, I love your comfortable outfits! That cardi is so cute, yellow and gray together are just so right!

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  3. You both look so cute and I'm so sad I missed out on that skirt. I forget about stuff in my closet all the time and am surprised when I do find something. It feels good though...like I just got something for free! haha.

    Chris is pretty stylish himself. He said his fashion icon is Ne-yo! Haha but there's no way he could pull of his hates. For his bday dinner he came decked out and matching. Even his boxers matched his shoes! Sorry...is it TMI? :)

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  4. Oh, I wish my husband wanted to shop at the Nordstrom anniversary sale! He's not so much into style, but occasionally he'll give me directives that I will happily take -- "Can you find me some shoes/ I need some new pants/ If you got me a sweater I would probably wear it." So he definitely gives me an excuse to go shopping, which I guess I can't begrudge him for.

    Looks like your DH is a stylish dude indeed. Maybe he could give mine some pointers? ;)

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  5. Oh and now I can emulate a Kathryn OOTD! I have that tank from JCrew and also that Anthro skirt. fun! oh and btw....your lovely kitty is actually a Tortoiseshell....not a Calico. Calico's have white in their coat....plus black and orange. I have a Tortioseshell with tabby markings. :)

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