April 29, 2013

Checkerboard Print Top, Pink Tights, & a Bouffant

I wore this outfit downtown on Saturday. I wore my silk checkerboard print top I thrifted a couple years back underneath my little black dress. I'm convinced every blouse looks good layered underneath it! Especially crazy prints like this! The bouffant was a necessary addition too, I think. They kind of make every outfit better.

I allowed myself a break from school stuff since I'd never been downtown for the Twilight bike race before! Matt and I caught some of the race and had a couple drinks. This certainly wasn't what everyone else was wearing downtown, but I'm not into being cold and looking like everyone else. Seriously, do these girls ever check the weather? They were all in shorts and bodycon dresses in 50 something degree weather. Dumb.

dress: poof apparel - ross dress for less | checkerboard top: silx - thrifted | pink tights: kmart | mary jane heels: croft & barrow - kohl's

Matt took these pictures for me! Didn't he do a good job? 

I hope you're having a happy Monday! I need to get back to work!


9 comments:

Ali Hval said...

Hahaha! I love how straightforward you are. "Dumb." Yeah, I often wonder if people ever check the weather, especially considering how much they complain about it. ;)

Gosh, I love this outfit. Your checkerboard top is INCREDIBLE and I love those pink tights. Pretty, pretty lady!

Frannie Pantz said...

Totally dumb! But you look really cute! I love the print on that blouse!

Sammi said...

This look is so so adorable!! And your hair is fabulous!

xox Sammi
www.thesoubrettebrunette.blogspot.com

Imogen said...

Absolutely stunning Jamie. I am really starting to love checker board print at the moment, I am desperate to own some myself. It looks perfect with that dress and red tights. Every time I see this hairstyle I so wish I knew how to do it.

Katherine / Of Corgis and Cocktails said...

Twilight bike race? Sounds neat. Athens always has interesting things. I never get when girls wear really short, tiny things on cold days. I loed watching sorority girls on their way to frat parties on campus in December. SO FUNNY. Anyhow, your dress is adorable - I love that it ties in the back!

Sidewalk Chic said...

Your bouffant!!! It's so cute. And the checkerboard pattern is fun for a race.

I didn't end up going downtown for the races this year -- I had a bad allergy attack and slept in. Also I knew the weather would be so-so and I didn't feel too bad. Hope you had fun!

Ester DurĂ£es said...

aww that checkered shirt is so pretty! I love how it pops out in your black outfit! by the way, love the bow detail as well :)

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Laura said...

Your hair is so adorable! I really like that top as well!

xoxo,
Laura http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

Ilana Morgan said...

you seriously have the cutest style ever! I love this look great inspiration!
xo Ilana @ My Modern Vintage

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