Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Peace & Love


So before Christmas I saw this sweatshirt at Target and made the joke to my friend Marcy that on me this sweatshirt would say rolls & more rolls, and passed on to other clothes. Fast forward a month and a $6 price tag, I fell in love with it. 

It's not exactly figure flattering, rather box-y in shape, but between the color, the neckline and the embellished "&" on the front, it's quickly become my favorite sweatshirt. 


Let me tell you what I was thinking in this picture: 'oh come on, take the picture, there's a car coming...what's taking so long?" Then I realized there are 2 options on my remote, immediate and delayed, and you can guess what mine was on. Well, I can say that is the photography self-taught lesson for this week!

When I decided to start doing OOTD pictures for my blog, I immediately was filled with fear- mainly that I would be too boring. I don't receive free clothes from vendors and brands, and I don't have money to show you a different outfit everyday. And seriously, this is me in sweats on a GOOD day. I have reassured myself that I do have the style and ingenuity to create with what I have already, only adding pieces here and there.


I would love to thrift, and show you how I incorporate thrifted pieces into my wardrobe, but I am a weird size and that makes thrifting difficult.  You see, I am literally right in between women's sizes and plus sizes.  Yes, I guess that gives me 2 different worlds to shop from, but it makes thrifting even more difficult. Seriously, if I could find a good tailor, I'd be set. This sweatshirt is actually an XXL from the (misses) department at Target, and the yoga pants are an XL from Target activewear. I believe they actually call these pants juniors, but they don't fit like them.

And by the way, the peace part of "love & peace" would be these pants, where the word peace is across the fold down waist band on the back. And every time I wear these pants, my husband informs me they spelled peace wrong...bahahaha...

I will brag on myself a little here and tell you how much I am loving my hair here.  I promise a tutorial soon-- believe me, it's EASY. And QUICK.


The love part would be my favorite piece of jewelry, my 'love' bracelet from lia sophia which never leaves my wrist.


I wanted to share this outfit with you as my everyday outfit, but I should call it my every other or every-2 days outfit. Even though I'm in sweats, this is after a shower and doing my hair. The days in between are pretty rough, but then again, that's real life. I'm not playing dress up!

11 comments:

  1. your hair looks amazing! the rest of the outfit is great too. thanks for sharing!

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  2. You have the best hair! Seriously! I so appreciate you keeping it real! You look super cute!

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  3. I hear you about thrifting - it sounds like we're pretty close to the same size and it makes shopping ANYWHERE difficult. Ugh.

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  4. I really love this sweatshirt! The minty shade looks lovely on you. I'm also looking forward to your hair tutorial. You've perfected the laid-back curl!

    Fizz and Frosting

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  5. That hair! Work it girl!
    Love this post because you don't see what everyone wears on a "down day" when blogging and pics are just not in the cards. I cannot wait for you to show us how you get that hair!

    msmayg.blogspot.com

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  6. The sweatshirt is adorable and shows your personality, and your hair looks GORGEOUS!
    xx
    Lia
    Smart n Snazzy

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  7. Love your poses! And oh my goodness, I heart your bracelet so much!

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  8. I love everything about this post Amy! I don't do OOTD because I don't feel like my closet is interesting enough for the same reasons you listed but I love that you own these super cute and comfy clothes and it makes me feel inspired! I too have weird proportions that makes thrifting difficult sometimes. You look great and I LOVE your hair girlfriend!

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  9. sorry, I didn't notice what you were wearing because I was distracted by your amazingly beautiful hair!

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  10. Love this sweatshirt!

    But... YOUR HAIR is amazing!

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