"" FutureLint (I have nothing to wear!): Yipes! Stripes!

Friday, February 19, 2010

Yipes! Stripes!

I'm the kinda girl who lays out her outfit the night before... I just don't like dealing with the closet monster in the morning... but I woke up so tired and cold today I just felt like wearing pants and flats instead of the dress and heeled boots I was planning on wearing... oops?


Sweater - etsy (www.pangs.etsy.com)
T-shirt - thrifted Target Sample
Pocketwatch - garage sale, chain added by me
Pants - thrifted Banana Republic
Gold glitter shoes - Dollhouse (on DSW super clearance a few years ago, they were less than $2)


The important thing to notice is the Dueber pocket watch, which according to it's serial number, was made in 1879! I got it at a garage sale for something like fifty cents and it's real gold! From the research I've done it looks like it would be worth around $750 if it was working, which it is not. It's also missing one of the watch hands and the glass plate that covered the watch face... I ought to bring it to a jeweler or watch repair of some kind and see what they can do but in the mean time I threw it on a thrift store chain and have just been wearing it as a necklace. The inside is so cool - gears!

Have a goooood weekend everyone! Mine will be full of the Olympics and t-shirt printing!

P.S. I love this cardigan but it is infuriating... put it by something black and it looks navy, put it by something navy and it looks black... grrr... what color are you?!?!

7 comments:

What Would a Nerd Wear said...

that pocket watch is RAD and such an interesting touch.
i am also a night-before-layer-outer-of-outfits person, but sometimes you wake up just not feeling what you laid out. i love the stripes here though--you are a master of pattern.

Fashion Therapist said...

I love this sweater and it will be perfect for the spring/nautical inspired looks!

Clare said...

Oh my god, that pocketwatch is intensely awesome. And that cardi is so fun, too! It looks navy from here, but what do I know? :)

WildBirdVintage said...

I am in looove with your pocket watch! I am a not a "night before" by nature but it has really helped me out to try...

La Historiadora de Moda said...

I just stumbled across your blog, and I'm glad I did! I love the pocket watch and those shoes. Great job getting them for under $2!

SomedayNewYorker said...

Gorgeous neckless. I love pocket watches.

anotherfishinthesea said...

i wore a pocket watch this weekend as a necklace!! - i debated whether or not it was too flava flav and decided to go for it, good to see someone who is clearly more fashionable that flav agrees!

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