i'm just a little in like with this absolutely adorable peasant-style top my mom picked up for me at Clothes Mentor. though i haven't actually been there myself, they sell all sorts of name-brand clothing at very reasonable prices. (i'm thinking The Loft. oh yes i am. B) ) you have to applaud resale shops for that! if this shirt is any consolation, i am totally shopping at Clothes Mentor from now on. i love the romantic, flowing lines of this shirt--it lays so beautifully, without the balloon-ish flaws of most peasant tops. the color of course is perfect. and the collar with its drooping bow at the shoulder. it's like it's has been sitting at Clothes Mentor all this time, waiting for me to wear it and love it.
pairing the different shades of pink was a surprise; i tried on the shirt for my family and happened to be wearing my boyfriend Halftee. it adds an artsy "pop" that i really like.
of course the fun part of this photo-shoot was the short sleeves and snow. plus one must take advantage of one's aspiring-photographer sister and her sudden urge to practice. . .it's been way too long since i've done an outfit post.
you may remember me mentioning this skirt here. it was a last minute nightmare project, but i'm pleased with the results. i've been wanting another maxi for awhile now, and my favorite, favorite skirt pattern is Marie Madeleine Studio's Route 66. (actually, i've worn my Route 66 jean skirt so much it has a hole. :tear:) anyhow, i'm really excited to style this skirt throughout the winter months--it's comfy and classic.
rose peasant top with bow: Clothes Mentor [Elle] $7
baby pink boyfriend Halftee: Halftee
black corduroy maxi skirt: made by me
black leather boots: Payless
layered necklace: Charming Charlie
sterling silver and pearl flower earrings: gift