Wednesday, January 19, 2011

just a small town girl

I found this jumper at a thrift shop years ago. I still love wearing it year round, whether it's layered on top of blousy tops or by itself in the summer. I am convinced it must have belonged to a librarian, either that or came part of a school girl uniform. I'm going to go with the later, just because I was once forced to wear stuff like this in my youth. Take that Catholic school girl upbringing--look whose wearing fur and five inch heels now?

I must have channeled my inner Britney Spears- circa "Hit Me Baby One More Time", since I busted out the knee highs and oxfords on this irregularly sunny winter day. And don't even get me started on the Dutch girl braid crown in my hair. What can I say; I think I have a complex.

{cat blouse: purchased in Paris, jumper: thrift shop, jacket: GAP, knee highs: F21, oxfords: Steve Madden}

19 comments:

  1. such a "good girl" look =p
    super cute.
    xo

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  2. Very cute and I love the "look who's wearing fur and 5" heels'!! haha

    www.plentyforpennies.com

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  3. I love that jumper - I can never seem to find a flattering one but this is awesome!

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  4. This is good. This.is.good. Espesh with the knee highs!!

    And I got my package and am IN LOVE with the contents. I am wearing that mascara every day!! Thank you so much! Exclamation point mania!!!!

    xo,
    C

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  5. I really love this! I wish I could see your oxfords up close :) But loveeeellyy pictures!
    xoxo Debby

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  6. Love the Blouse!!!

    Love Always, Max and Vassiliki

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  7. I love this look! You look so free-spirited, and kind of equestrian. It seriously looks like you're one of those very well-off individuals that do competitive horseback riding as a hobby.

    xo Sherrie

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  8. I love this outfit... in the last shot, for some reason I thought about "Heidi" for a minute. Shirley Temple, you are not, with your fur and five-inch heels. {I imagine a long laugh after you said that.}
    http://one-girl-vs-world.blogspot.com

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  9. In love with the whole outfit!

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  10. What a fun outfit! Now you've just given me a huge Britney flash back!!!

    Hope all is well with you, Sorry i haven't stopped by earlier, so catching up!!!
    x.o.x.o

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  11. LOL i smiled when reading your words on the jumper.
    i think the jumper is really nice! it has that vintage feeling :)
    and i totally love the way you combined it with those socks

    Castor Pollux

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  12. The dutch girl braid crown rocks! Those purple buttons on that navy vintage jumper make it add the 'extra' in extraordinary with the knee-highs too!? *kiss* mad perfection.

    i SO want your complex ;)

    xo,
    raven

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  13. *singing*

    ....living in a lonely world. she took the midnight train going anywhere....

    It's in my head now + I blame your title, haha!

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  14. Adorable outfit!! Love the dress and coat!:)

    Love,
    FashionFabrice.

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  15. Lovely outfit, especially your cat blouse and jumper!

    P.S. I’m having a giveaway on my blog, check it out if you’d like:
    http://ssecondskin.blogspot.com/2011/01/csn-stores-giveaway.html

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  16. @Debby: I'll have to do another oxford post. ie. better pics

    @Closet Hound: I love your interpretaion!!

    @BritGreek: ha thats the idea hun!

    @raven: guuuuurl, you know that's exactly what I was singing, when I wrote the title..haha!

    xo Carlina

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