I love fashion (obviously) but I also like to have fun with it.
A funny story that inspired this post…I keep very good care of my clothes. Everything has a home and it always goes there…until it doesn’t ;-/ I had a denim jacket from J.Crew that I ADORED. It had a small pink monogram on the cuff…small but oh so cute. I have NO CLUE where this coat has disappeared to?!?! How does that happen??? If you are reading this and I happened to lend it to you and don’t recall, please return it to it’s sad sad owner.
In the meantime, everyone needs a jean jacket though, right?!?! So, while at the J.Crew Factory outlet a couple weeks ago, I grabbed another one. But, I was bummed it didn’t have the little monogram on the cuff. Fortunately though, I have a friend that owns her own embroidery business (Busy Bees Embroidery) locally. I sent her a message asking if she could duplicate the monogram and she said “of course”. But I wasn’t done there…hehehe.
I wear popped collars a lot…like A LOT. I think they’re fun, preppy and add a nice frame around the face. That being said, you’re kind of “nerd” for doing that, right?!?! But, I feel like it’s ok if you call yourself out. Then, people can only laugh light heartedly at you, not maliciously. At least, that’s what I have convinced myself 😉 So, there you have it…I asked my friend to embroider NERD across the outside of the collar on my new jean jacket.
I like to have fun and embrace the light side of fashion. Happy Friday and I hope everyone has a great weekend!!
A happy NERD!!
// J.Crew Factory Jean Jacket // Old Navy Striped Dress // Pink Gingham Shirt // Brown Tassel Booties (ON SALE for $74.90) // Brown Tassel Booties – (ON SALE for $89.37) // Similar Booties // Valentino Cat Eye Sunglasses // Similar Sunglasses // Embroidery //
Photography by Tom Turk
Whether you are fighting it or embracing it, the Holidays are HERE!! (Clearly I am embracing it!!). Starting next week, I will do weekly Christmas wish lists for everyone on your list – YOU (duh!), the hubby or boyfriend, children (young and not so young anymore), friends and hostesses for those super fun Holiday parties!!!