So here we are, folks. Back to your regularly scheduled broadcast.
I’m still toying with retaining some of my Summer Edition features, but for now, let’s call it status quo. This means 5 days of OOTDs and this week promises to be a challenging one.
I find it hilarious that my first day back on the job (sans kids, but I still had to wake up at the ungodly hour of 7am) coincides with Anne’s Woodstock Nation theme. Because getting back to ye old grind and making alivig is so counter to the whole free love/free spirit notion of the 60s, yeah? I may be speaking out of turn here since that was a bit before my time, and perhaps my concept of Woodstock is tainted by Hollywood, but I’m safe to make that assumption. I think.
How, then, does one reconcile two diametrically opposed ideologies in clothing? Well, you know what they say: what comes around goes around, and that’s especially true in fashion. The hippie vibe is alive and well today, only we’ve given it a new spin by calling it “boho chic”. And so, with the help of my boyfriend Google and Pinterest, I was able to throw together my interpretation of this style niche.
Keep in mind that I scored really low in this category and I thought I’d be hard-pressed in coming up with outfits this week. Surprisingly, though, I have all the disparate elements and it was simply a matter of finding the perfect combinations. Today’s offering utilizes the color palette (oranges, browns, olives), ubiquitous chevron, and loose cuts and shapes of the time but keeps it current with the cut-out detailing of the faux leather skirt and the peep toe bootie.
I know I’ll definitely be way too dressed up for staff meetings and conferences today, but I think I’ve succeeded in finding my inner flower child.
:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Top – Boohoo
Skirt – F21
Booties – Payless