Now, how do I move on from that topic? Ha! I spent some time this summer at several vintage stores, and I picked up this colorful vintage skirt at a vintage boutique in Oakland. I had to greet at church last night, it was nearly time for my husband and I to leave, and I didn’t have a lot of time to waste trying to get dressed. This skirt was the first thing I grabbed; I tried adding a petticoat underneath, but it looked funny.
Oh, and my hair! I got tired of dealing with my hair, so I went and got Senegalese twists on Saturday morning. I had them for the first time last year, loved them, and knew that I’d get them put in again. I used to have my hair braided allllllllllll the time as a kid and a teen (and even my early 20s), but I started trying to actually take care of my own hair by the time I was 23. When I get to school this morning, I know my students are going to flip out! When I wore my hair curled for picture day a few weeks ago, they couldn’t get over the brief change. When I come in with a full head of twists, they might lose their minds!
Yesterday I started the day off in this maxi dress I found at Macy’s and a classic pair of white Converse, but I didn’t like the maxi dress. I liked it, but didn’t like how it showed off my behind. I ended up changing into a thrifted/vintage polka dot skirt, the denim shirt I wore here, a red tank top I bought last year after 4th of July, and my sandals of the week (worn here and here). Continue reading →
I know “print mixing”, or mixed prints, has been trendy for several seasons now, but I’ve honestly avoided it for fear of looking like a clown. Continue reading →