A Day in the Life Too... a blog about modest style

A 30-something mom's blog about modest style, DIY stuff, and limiting dessert. Just kidding. We eat dessert first around here.

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Saturday, January 8, 2011

get out your tiny violins...

 shoes & jeans: american eagle outfitters. long-sleeved tee & hoodie: old navy. scarf: smith's marketplace. watch: citizen brand. belt: thrifted. hairthings: don't recall.  

Ever wondered what a girl with strep throat looks like? Wonder no more. [Editor's note: Not to pat myself on the back too hard, here, but...did I call it? Strep, I mean? Yesterday? Yes, my friends. I called it. Anyone out there need a medical diagnosis? Because I *think* I might be your woman...]

Yesterday was baaaad. Like, deathbed bad. Today is bad but slightly better, thanks to the inventor-o'-penicillin. And my dr who prescribed it for me. I needed another scarf today (I even slept with my O scarf on last night because it felt so good on my neck. I know. Weird.), so I guess you could say this houndstooth number was my jumping-off point. And, if you'll recall, it's "softer than cashmere?" Haha. Yep. Still funny.

There's something refreshing and earthy about green-and-b&w as a color combo. So I chose my top(s), paired them with some aging almost-holes-in-the-knees jeans (which are super old but a fresh light blue...I'll be sad to bid them adieu when they die), and slipped on my go-to metallic flats.

Know how belts are often a style statement? This one is an exception. I'm wearing it simply to hold up my pants. It's even brown. Paired with b&w. I know. Rebel. But I kind of like how it "grounds" the look overall.

Um, my brain is actually starting to get a little fuzzy. Better sign out before I start rambling like an old man.

Happy Saturday.

Want this look? jeans   scarf   flats   zip-cardigan


Ashley J said...

Feel better soon Brittney! I have a black and white scarf very similar to that one but never tried it with green, looks cute!

Keely said...

I love the 2-tone green and the herringbone scarf. Rest up! Strep stinks! Hope you feel better soon.

The Suburb Experiment said...

You look good for being a sickie! Hope you feel better soon.

Charlie, Feminine Bravery said...

Looks great and comfy, and you're so cute in the way you write! Hope you feel better soon!

xxx Charlie
Feminine Bravery

Andie said...

this is a really cute outfit. I love the color combination!

Julie said...

I'm not sure how I feel about scarfs. I bought one today with YOU in mind & I felt super stylish wearing it. But then I was cooking dinner & I was pretty sure it was going to catch on fire so I removed it. I don't know if I like wearing such a fire hazard! Do you ever have this problem?

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