I turned a too-big-for-me pair of green Old Navy shorts from Goodwill into shorts that are about the right size and reasonable enough to wear although nothing special. The rise is a little high and the fit isn’t perfect; when I took them in public for a test run it was fine, they’re serviceable and I like the color.
I bought this dress almost two years ago from Goodwill and I hadn’t worn it yet because it requires some non-negligible sucking-in of the stomach to look good. Why was I still storing it in my closet? Um, because I’m an optimist who believes in the power of the future? Thanks to the magic of my beloved 3/4 sleeve black cardigan from Target, it became an office-appropriate skirt. It will be even more office-appropriate next time when I wear it with nude underwear instead of black. There wasn’t a problem today, exactly, and at the same time not a not-problem either… (Don’t bother squinting at the screen, I’m wearing different undergarments in the pictures.)
I took my migraine prescription in the morning at work and was so relieved when it took effect, especially since it was already in my system before the bad wave of nausea. (Those suckers are like $20 each from my health insurance account, it’s such a waste to throw it back again.) I was doing relatively well when I got home, which is what you see. Since the picture has been adjusted to a warmer color temperature and was when I was feeling pretty good, think about what feeling bad looks like. The next day I left work at noon, took another migraine pill, and slept the rest of the day. I’m hoping things will start looking up soon.
The dress is strapless, and hey look it becomes office-appropriate with a cardigan! Is there anything cardigans can’t do??
Shirt & belt: Target
Pants: Mall store I still don’t remember
Black flats: Ross
This is an outfit I used to wear a few years ago, except with different shoes that I don’t remember, I just know I didn’t own these ones until last year. I was a big fan of this top with jeans on Fridays, too, a pair of jeans that have long since been retired from their office-appropriateness.
As I was getting ready for work this morning — a minimal process, as you’ve been able to see from my lack of make-up/contact lenses/hairstyling etc — I felt like it was late 2007 again. Who will get the Republican nomination for president? Is it Fred Thompson? I bet it’s Mitt Romney, that fellow has presidential hair if I ever saw it.
The daily photo shoots occur right after work so that I’m still in my What I Wore To Work Today clothes. Usually we go around the corner, out of sight from the downstairs neighbors’ patio where they’re sitting outside having a cigarette because apparently while I’ll put it on the internet for everybody to see, I’m somewhat sheepish about the picture-taking process. There are frequently a dozen or so photos that I delete and sometimes I crop my head off the remaining ones.
For some reason I liked almost all of this day’s pictures.
After I put my sweater on, to show how I looked most of the day in my refreshingly cool office, I realized there was lint on my skirt.
Cardigan:Refashioned into shorter sleeves from Goodwill
Tank top: Old Navy
Oh hey look, my skin is the same color as the pale stucco walls. Neato?