Monday, September 26, 2011
when the waters receded
I took the week off from blogging and outfit photos but these were taken last Saturday, the day after the flood*. My husband's company hosted a huge picnic and it was the first time I'd be meeting all the characters he works with so I put a lot of thought into my outfit; I wanted to represent him well. I asked Ben to pick out what he'd like to see me wear (barf, I know. So sappy, so sorry) and he chose this homemade dress. I added the diy jewelry- he's told some of his co-workers about my sewing hobby and blog so I had a reputation to uphold as a crafty and somewhat stylish wife. I don't know if that's the impression they got, but anyway I had a great time.
This dress is so easy to remix with primary colors; so far I've paired it with blue, green, red and yellow. One of my major remixing tips, although it seems pretty obvious, is to choose a print that contains three or four different colors. The opportunities to wear it throughout the year with colored tights, flats, cardigans and skirts will be endless.
*(I talk about The Flood like it was some epic experience... but it was, for me)