Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Ikat and National bbq day


Watched the fireworks at home.

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Cooked some black eyed peas

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And went off-season shopping, aka I just bought the cute stuff that was on clearance. The best feeling is buying great quality pieces for a fraction of what I think its worth.   I was a tad bit hot trying on this ikat jacket, but I just couldn't wait to try it out with possible outfits. Here's one.

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In other ikat news, I cut up a bandeau maxi dress i bought last year. I was ok cutting it up, even though it is one of my favorite dresses perfect for surprise sweltering Chicago weather....I've gotten good mileage out of it so I was itching to change it.
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I guess I'm growing my hair out now too. I haven't really committed to it though. I know I can stick with it as long as I can form a 10 minute afro.  When my hair gets to a certain point though, even an afro can take more than 10 minutes to shape up.   I said I was going to grow it, but if I feel like its taking too long to style..chop. chop.

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Blazer - Evan Picone
Blouse - Thrifted
Jeans - Yard saled
Maxi Dress - Forever 21
Crop cardi - Forever 21
Orange Sandals Apepazza
 Earrings - Target
Hair - Mine, lol. Joking!

On a random note, I was out and about last week and met a man who had tape on the bottom of his Nikon Coolpix just like mine!  Exact same model and color. Maybe he's clumsy like me, but now i think its the camera's fault.  I thought it was just me. Turns out he dropped his camera once and blaow! Just like that, an itty bitty piece of plastic chipped off so the battery won't stay closed without the help of some good quality
clear tape.

6 comments:

High Heels & Good Meals! said...

WOW! I love how you turned that maxi into pants! Very nice. Love your hair too!

lil miss Sauniya' said...

That first picture is just sooo cute :)
I love the outfits you got :)

maphi said...

love the outfit so cute and the food looking yumm xoxo

Jazzy E (hivenn) said...

love all of these! x hivenn

FROM THE "REZ" TO THE "CITY" said...

Girl that pants jumpsuit is AH-MAY-ZING!! You look too cute. I am in LOVE with that tribal print blazer and your hair is perfect! I love natural hair it is just so much better! Kiah

Faces by Tamara said...

I love the Ikat print and your hair is so cute!