"" FutureLint (I have nothing to wear!): Sparkle preppy

Monday, March 22, 2010

Sparkle preppy

Glasses - thrifted American Optical, lenses replaced
Shirt - Polo Ralph Lauren, inherited from aunt
Watch - Michael Kors
Sequin skirt - crazy outlet store
Tights - Target
Shoes - Seychelles

The boy is back from "spring break" in South Dakota... he once referred to my house as "the crap factory" because, well, I have a lot of neat stuff and he can probably shove all his collective possessions into three boxes... yet, what did he bring me from South Dakota? Crap:

Yes, that is a portrait from 1947 of a cat sitting on a church altar. Apparently there was a second photo, in a matching frame, of the priest who owned the cat posing by the altar, but he deemed that one "too creepy"... Strange crap.

10 comments:

Sal said...

I think sparkle preppy should be a dressing genre unto itself.

Rad_in_Broolyn said...

Ooh, this is an adorable outfit! Love it.

Kimberly said...

Love the mix of the oxford with the sequins!! Dave likes to tell me I have a lot of crap (yeah, so what if our place is 85% my stuff!), but then gets shocked when I don't go out shopping on the weekend or buy something when we are out together. That cat picture is priceless!

La fille d'or said...

I love the top and skirt- and the odd cat-tastic-carp. It's pretty funny and as far as curios go pretty kitchy. I mean a south dakotan- cat lovin' priest. There is a short story in there!

jesse.anne.o said...

Holy cat crap. That is awesome.

Robin said...

This is soooooo funny (not your outfit, that is wonderful, but the story of the picture)!!!! So funny, I cannot think of a good domment!
-Robin (halfpastafreckle)

Clare said...

Yay! LOVING that skirt! And that cat picture is superb. SU.PERB.

Jane W. said...

The boy is pretty awesome to bring that photo for you. And I'm not just saying that because I bought my husband a boxing nun puppet when we were dating.

Fashion Therapist said...

I love that oxford shirt! This outfit is so studius.

ReaderRita said...

Yay! I love Sparkle Preppy! That is a panic!

And is THAT what the humane society means by "altar
(alter) your pets?" Hahaha...;)

I've lurked for a while and just HAD to post this time!
Happy baseball season!

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