Saturday, January 22, 2011

Jennifer Aniston Called, She Wants Her Look Back

It's hard to believe, but I'm in the application phase of business school, and I was thinking about my suit I bought when I started and what little wear it has seen. I decided to remedy this, my jacket and skirt are going to get out more!
I wasn't sure where I got my inspiration until I looked through a fashion book the other day using Jennifer Aniston as the classic queen who loves her blazers and jeans. Thanks Jen for making every woman in America want to be you!

Jeans: NY&Co, $16, Shoes: Famous Footwear, $20, Belt: Gifted from Mom, Shirt: Anthropologie, $20, Cami: Shade, $10, Blazer, NY&Co, about $20 (purchased as suit)
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Thursday, January 20, 2011

"Rhapsody in Blue" - Gershwin

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Dress: BCBG via Buffalo Exchange, $20, Cardigan: H&M, $10, Shoes: Target, $3.24, Belt: Goodwill, $2, Earrings: Old Navy, $2

Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin brings moods of being flirty, frantic, dramatic, and upbeat all at once- and of course I couldn't miss out on the color Blue through this quest! I tried my best to find an outfit that would incorporate these moods while still feeling somewhat true to the era the song came from.
I hope this was a success, I don't think I've ever received so many outfit compliments from my students before!

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

"Little Wing" - Jimi Hendrix

Hendrix is such an easy one to start things off for The Music Inspiration Challenge because he is a style icon! Have you ever thought how much this man impacted style at the time? The 70's would not have been the same! I went with my most 70's iconic pieces, a maxi dress and a military jacket. The purple flowers scream Jimi, of course there had to be something bling-y or shiny, and I wanted to copy the military influenced clothing that he wore to make a statement.

Dress: AE, Jacket: Target ($8 clearance), T-shirt: Shade, Belt: F21, Shoes: Burlington Coat Factory

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Nice Girl look

Cami: Gap, $10, Cardigan: Target, $9, Jeans: Aeropostale, $20, Shoes: Latin Market, $2, Earrings: NY&Co, about $5

Guess what I realized, I graduate with my MBA in 5 months! I was cleaning through pictures and found this outfit I wore back in late October. I had a final for a class, took the day of work, went to lunch with my now fiance, and studied my guts out. I think I was going to the innocent school girl vibe so my professor who I think was afraid of me after asking lots of questions on why he worded a quiz a certain way would think I am a nice person after all. I am, I promise, I just really wanted in A in the class with the hardest reputation in my program! I was thrilled with that A-, let's thank the color pink!
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Friday, January 14, 2011

Music Inspiration Challenge

Last year my sister, , and I gave each other a challenge. We assigned each other 12 songs that we think will stretch the other person, and you are responsible to come up with a look to go with each song. It was a great challenge!
Here was my list:

Don't Wait – Dashboard Confessional

Billie Jean – Michael Jackson

Human – The Killers

Don't Stop Believin – Journey

Day Tripper – The Beatles

Flightless Bird, American Mouth – Iron & Wine

Poker Face – Lady GaGa

This Is Not a Test – She & Him

Fireflies – Owl City

Starlight- Muse

Blame it On the Girls – Mika

Good Vibrations – Beach Boys

Here's a recap:

So, naturally we decided to do it annually, maybe even more often. I am starting on Monday, my sister started this week. We're excited to stretch ourselves and try some new looks. Maybe it will get me out of the funk I'm in.
SO here's your challenge- if you want to play along you can go to her blog or mine and choose one of the lists. You could also have a friend with different music taste than yourself pick 12 songs for you. You have a month to complete all 12 looks. Choose clothes that inspire you as you listen, that you think you may wear during a music video to the song, or something inspired by the artist to mood. I hope at least some of you will play along, it's a lot of fun!

Here's my list this year:

  1. "Let's Call The Whole Thing Off" - Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong
  2. "French Navy" - Camera Obscura
  3. "Love Music" -Earth, Wind, and Fire
  4. "Turn it On" - Franz Ferdinand
  5. "Virtual Insanity" - Jamiroquai
  6. "Little Wing" - Jimi Hendrix
  7. "1901" - Phoenix
  8. "Harajuku Girls" - Gwen Stefani
  9. "I've Never Woken Up in Handcuffs Before" - Hans Zimmer
  10. "Good Old Fashioned Loverboy" - Queen
  11. "Rhapsody in Blue" - Gershwin
  12. "Little Secrets" - Passion Pit See you Monday!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Holiday Party Look

I'm so behind in posts, but his was my holiday party look. I hope your holidays were fantastic!
Dress: Downeast basics, $10, Shoes: Burlington Coat Factory, $12, Belt: F21, $2, Cardigan: AE $15
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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Everyday= Jeans Day

I hope everyone had a nice holiday! I really enjoyed my time wearing jeans everyday :)
Jeans: LEI, Walmart, Under $10, Boots: Last Chance, $40, Shirt: Aeropostale, under $10, Scarf: Target
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