2009-11-11

Whatever You Call It.

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Skirt? Emanuel Ungaro, thrifted
Blazer? Braemar, thrifted
Button-up? Gap
Heels? Derek Lam, Holt's LC
Beaded purse? thrifted by my mom (thanks!)

In Grade 8, I had a wicked, awesome Reebok sweater that I wore a lot. Ok, maybe I wore it too much but hell yeah, it was name brand sweater...better recognize. Anyways, some snot in highschool noticed my overuse of the Reebok sweater and started calling me 'Reebok Girl'. It's bad news bears when the most popular girl in Grade 9 makes fun of you to all her friends and that sweater rarely came out again.

The blog world is much kinder... when we repeat clothing, we never call it overuse, we call it Remixing. Clare at Between Laundry Days is currently remixing some of her summer work wear to be autumn appropriate at her new job. S. from academichic is remixing like a pro because she's abroad for a year with weight restrictions on her luggage...eeeek! Rebecca from The Clotheshorse is remixing because...well, because she's pretty much the Queen of Remixing...
The point of my story is... don't make fun of me because I've worn this blazer in 3 of my last 4 outfit posts. I finally found the perfect blazer in a fine wool for $6 (!) and I'm discovering that it goes with...everything. And as a dutiful fashion blogger, I'm just reporting my findings.

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26 comments :

Lizzy said...

You look great, and these are lovely photos!

caffeinerd said...

Love the outfit, and especially the last few shots. :) I need to add a blazer to my wardrobe!

Amy said...

I have yet to find the perfect blazer. Since you were lucky enough to find one, i say WORK IT.

AsianCajuns said...

I love the outfit - perfect balance of color. Usually I think ruffles are too feminine-looking for me, but I love the shirt you are wearing!

Nadine said...

Gorgeous photos, amazing locations. I love the way you always manage to look both incredibly stunning and yet absolutely real.

I was a bit bemused when I first came across the term 'remixing'. It's such a normal and obvious thing to do, I can't believe it even has a name . .

Linda said...

HEY! BLAZER GIRL!

Wow....nice photos...how fashiontoast of you! LOL!
Seriously, did you guys go searching for the perfect spot? Nerds!

P.s. I love the Braemar blazer. You should keep wearing it! In fact you should wear it to bed.

Kyla said...

Gorgeous photos and I would NEVER judge!

Clare said...

Yeah, that blazer is amazing. We'll let it slide. Also, I ADORE that skirt. You look stunning.

briannelee said...

Ok, love the purse!

I wear the same pants and blazer to work at least twice a week... its fine ;) As long as you mix it up, people can't really tell you are wearing the same thing.

ShopKim said...

What a great pairing. The blazer is fabulous so wear it with pride!

Fell 4 Fashion said...

If i had a blzer like that I'd wear it everyday too ;) But I really want your blouse......

Amy said...

That blazer is perfect! If it was me, I would be wearing every single day of my life, so I give you credit.

Once again, a beautiful outfit!

xoxo
Amy

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Elaine said...

If it looks great on you, I say why not?? And it DOES. So wear it out!! I love the button-up. I love the red skirt. I love your wedges. Can you tell I just love this outfit??


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Anniken Cecilie said...

WHOAH! I love and adore these shots! Soo amazing colors and scenery!

K said...

Why would I make fun when I am clearly envious of the perfect blazer you found? I would sooner chastise you for NOT wearing it as much as possible! It is seriously amazing. With a blazer like this, who needs shopping? ;)

Chelsea said...

the blazer is amazing, and remixing the hell out of it just makes it more priceless! i love the contrast between the dark blue of the blazer and light blue mini-stripes on the shirt with the coral skirt. and the ruffles are heaven... but then I'm crazy about ruffles kinda like you are about sequins :)

PS a similar-sounding 9th grader made fun of me in 7th grade for my thrifted black bell bottoms with strips of leopard print down each side. i never wore those pants again... but I really wish I had!

Christen said...

Those ruffles are PERFECT!! So freaking chic!

Sara said...

I didn't even notice that you wore it that often, I had to go back and look at the older posts! It definitely goes with everything, so keep rockin it.

myedit said...

Thanks for all the compliments guys... I will definately rock this jacket ALOT more... you'll get sick of it.
Nadine-I agree, remixing is totally normal. But maybe wearing the jacket 4 times in 8 days is excessive. Oh well, defferent events..no crowd overlap..

chic said...

Love the outfit!!

Hell yeaz about the remixin'! I love this post, way to stick it to those remix/rewear nay-sayers. This blazer is fabulous and I would be wearing it a ton too if it were in my possession.

Thanks for the sweet shout-out, lady!

S.

Wanderlusting said...

Hey pretty! Gorgeous GORGEOUS photos...ugh I envy those who can go out and shoot in stunning places. Whaaa why am I so boring these days??

PS Can you email me your details so I can send you your prize? Thanks!

Becky said...

This background is GORGEOUS! I just included this outfit on my most recent blogpost featuring awesome blogger style from the past week-hope you don't mind!

alexandra said...

love love love everything about this outfit! i've included it in a "best dressed bloggers" post...you should check it out!!

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Julia said...

I love the photo of you crossing the road--it's so expansive and evocative. The color of your skirt, too, is wonderful, and never mind wearing the same thing again and again: it's badass.
xx
Julia

Christina said...

I totally agree about remixing! I think rewearing things while keeping it fresh is what makes you a truly stylish person, because otherwise, how easy is it to just buy new things every day and wear them?

God Made Me fuNky said...

love the clutch.......and i so so want to be able to remix more of my clothes. need to work on that. love the skirt.