OOTD :: of a T3 week reminder and grunge

9.15.14

9.15.14

9.15.14

I’ve been quite remiss in following up on my own linkup so I felt it apropos to commandeer an entire post and talk it up.

Last month flew by like Hermes on winged feet, and by the time the third Thursday rolled around, I barely had enough time and energy to concoct my own offering, let alone encourage others to do the same. This is not a self-castigation; this is simply an honest admission. Life happens, my friends, and I totally get that.

And I suppose it doesn’t help that our linkup only happens once a month, making it challenging to remember, much less prepare for.

Still, I believe it is the responsibility of the facilitator to promote and persuade, to coax and cajole, to remind and request.

So here I am, world, doing just that.

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For the month of September, Selah and I celebrate the season of Back to School with this prompt: What was your best or worst mandatory high school read? If you can hearken back to high school, so be it, but I’ll be lenient and count college/university reads too.

So think on it, commit to it, then come back to us this Thursday with your answer and hopefully with an outfit that was inspired by it.

I may find my own linkup a challenge this time because of course this week had to coincide with Anne’s Go Grunge challenge over @ Spygirl. I don’t think I was ever assigned a “grunge” text, it being a genre/style that came after my time at school. I’ll concoct something, though. I promise.

But that’s Thursday. Today, I can be as derivative as I want, within the confines of professionalism and 50 Dresses, of course. I hope my outfit meets with your approval. It’s a bit more rock ‘n roll than grunge, but I did say the latter was a bit after my time so I can only work within the parameters of my experiences. And Pinterest did direct me to the whole floaty-dress-worn-with-moto-boots look when I searched “grunge fashion”. I’m calling this one a success.

Oh, and how about mad props to Aly’s room for hosting this week’s photo shoot? It was just way too warm outside for this week’s outfits, and I must say – I was a whole lot happier taking these pics in an air conditioned environment. The light ain’t too bad either, right? That’s thanks to some magic filters and Photoshop. Hallelujah, technology!

 

:: Just the facts, ma’am ::
Dress  – Kirna Zabete for Target
Jacket – H&M
Boots – Qupid

 :: Linking ::
52 Pick-me-up @ SpyGirl

 

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8 thoughts on “OOTD :: of a T3 week reminder and grunge

  1. Pingback: Thoughtful Third Thursday: September, 2014 | A Bibliophile's Style

    • Gawds, you just made me feel ancient. 😀 Just kidding! I think we may have written ourselves into a corner with this month’s topic, pun intended. Let’s see how it all pans out, eh?

    • Oh, and one of my students asked me today how I could stand to wear leather on a 108-degree day and I said 1. it’s not real leather and 2. I didn’t leave my a/c-ed classroom all day except to fill my water bottle and use the restroom. Seasonally inappropriate indeed!

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