Tag Archives: knee socks

West Side Connection

22 Jul


Bodysuit: JCP

Sandals: Gabes

Quirky Librarian

30 Nov

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Sunday: Still trying to take advantage of every “warm” day that we get by wearing exposed legs. Not too much exposure though. I “found” this vintage plaid skirt, amongst some other pieces, that I had thrifted over a few years ago. I guess I forgot about them in a bag that I was supposed to take to have dry cleaned. I was excited when I came across those things cause I forgot about them and it was like that feeling you get when you thrift something good, all over again! The best piece of them all is a camel colored cape that thrifted. I have been talking about wanting to buy a cape but just hadn’t yet. I’m so glad I didn’t because I already had one! It’ll appear on the blog soon. Anyway back to the outfit. If you’ve been following my blog you already know that I am a heels and socks type of girl. So instead of a slouchy/scrunchy sock that I normally wear, I’m doing the knee sock thing. I know this look is alarming to some. I actually caught two people giving each other “the eye” when I approached. You know the look you give your friend that speaks volumes to each other about someone, without even speaking a word. Yeah, that look! It doesn’t bother me though. I’m comfortable in my own skin and also my own personal style that I really don’t care what others think about what I wear. Not being smart or arrogant, that’s just how I feel. I am a humble person and do appreciate the compliments and when people like what I wear but I like it and that’s what’s important. That’s how everyone should feel about their personal style and fashion sense. If you like and are comfortable, I love it! Confidence is a great asset! Ok, I digress. Javar had a hard time describing my look today. He had something in mind but just couldn’t verbalize it. But I call it quirky-librarian. A classic, plaid midi skirt (probably worn by everyone’s elementary school librarian in the 70s). The knee socks I remember my mom dressing us in. My shoes are a take from the classic loafers but in a platform heeled version. And of course my quirky glasses that I love so much. I think they add a bit of quirkiness to every outfit. Well, that’s all for now. Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and got some amazing deals if you did some Black Friday shopping. Don’t forget Cyber Monday and Charity Tuesday (special day dedicated to donating to the charities of your choice for the end of the year push in fund raising). God Bless!

Top: GAP (very ol)

Skirt: Vintage

Shoes: Michael Kors (very old)