Saturday, January 29, 2011

sweet emotion

I'm going to be completely honest, the only significant thing this outfit saw was me making some righteous mac and cheese.  However, it was a particularly trying week and, as stupid as it may sound, dressing up a little, putting on a pair of heels and twirling around has always made me feel better.  I did it all the time in college when I didn't want to write papers.

I think I was subconsciously channeling Steven Tyler here.  I've been watching American Idol and he is such a riot, not to mention Aerosmith was totally my first concert and one of my favorite bands.  Maybe deriving your outfit from a rock star is a good mood-lifter.  It certainly helped.  That and the fact that I know the week is over and can't happen again. 

The end of the week also means that I get to head on over to Lake Arrowhead to celebrate my roommate's birthday.  It's definitely a well timed mini-getaway.  So I hope you all have a great weekend and here's to a great week next week!

faux leather pants & black platform heels: Forever 21, shirt: Gap, scarf: gift from India, necklace: thrifted, ring: Charlotte Russe, bracelet: Rose Bowl flea market, head scarf: ...no idea actually

 

16 comments:

  1. very nice look...i wasn't sure how steven tyler would be on american idol, but he works, even if it seems like he hits on every girl that comes in.

    PinkPopMash

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  2. Leather pants are the greatest thing. It is never a bad thing to play dress up. Not ever.

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  3. Love the leather trousers and the turban! You look fab!
    <3
    katerina

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  4. Hi there,

    Nice blog!
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  5. very great look, totally love this one:)

    Journal J

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  6. Beautiful photos and fabulous lighting! You look gorgeous and your shoes are absolutely fantastic!

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  7. loving the head scarf!
    and thanks for the sweet comment on my blog!
    i hope you'll come visit the completely new COSMICaroline again soon with a better layout, revamped outfits, and a new photographer!

    -COSMICaroline
    COSMICaroline.blogspot.com

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  8. Omg wonderful post! you're so gorgeous
    tessa-kit.blogspot.com

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  9. the pants + the shoes are perfect together!
    P.s. your rice casserole post is making me hungry!

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  10. im not sure what the headdress is called.. but i've always loved those short of headbands ! you pulled yours WONDERFULLY !

    and i like the sparkly scarf too :)

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  11. I like getting "dressed up" even when I have nowhere to go, too. It DOES make you feel better. Leather pants are also cool! Your look great!

    http://idontwearjeans.blogspot.com/

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  12. wow that look is really great! and such a beautiful pictures as well :)



    xxx London & Paris

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  13. i totally need those f21 heels and that head piece is beautiful!

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  14. I totally, TOTALLY feel ya! Sometimes, even dressing up for a hot second makes a world of difference.

    Love this, too! I love that you've paired the simple tee with some sparkly pieces and HOT shoes!

    XXo,
    Neekoh

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  15. Amezing photoes. Most of all I love your very beautiful shoes!
    Perfect look.

    xo

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