Monday, April 7, 2014

Hunter Gatherer

It's been a bit since I last wrote, but I'm back to normal (or some semblance of it)!  This past weekend was largely spent with family; my Dad flew in, we celebrated my sister-in-law's birthday and my parents and I did some local sightseeing.  I thoroughly love to spend time with my family, but it also feels good to have some alone time today and sort my thoughts out.

I love to mix hard and soft and this outfit is no exception, pairing my shooting patch polo with a floral skirt feels like an inside joke with a large dose of truth.  What can I say, I enjoy irony.  I know it's not something everyone connects with-- my own Mother tends to tilt her head to the side and say, "hmmm." when I don ensembles like this one-- but I love the ironic blend.  I even think it's a metaphor for myself.  One half strong and capable, one half thoughtful and gentle.

Silly as it might be, I dare say it fits.

{skirt} - vintage 50's skirt, for sale at Curio Vintage!
{polo} - Ralph Lauren
{tights} - ModCloth
{ankle boots} - handmade by me
{necklace} - thrifted


  1. haha my mom has a lot of "hmm" moments with me too, but i love my outfit just the same. and i really like your look too- it's such a fun mix! and that's wonderful you got to spend some time with your family :)

    xo marlen
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  2. Well thanks, I'm glad I'm not alone in that! :)


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