Loving Life after 50

The Dissection of an Outfit Gone Wrong.

Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee
Sometimes you throw something togather and it really works and then there are those days that you really believe you have a fantatstic concept and then you look at the pictures and wonder What the heck was I thinking  Today was one of those days.

In the snow Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee

Yesterday this picture (above) popped up on my screen saver and then I remembered, I loved this combination, it was fun and flirty and unusual and I felt wonderful. When I woke up this morning I thought, well how can I recreate without wearing the exact same thing.  Well I pulled out a different chambray, slightly darker, I had another Old Navy skirt that I adored, plus a black version of the blue sweater.  Well it sounded perfect in my head.  So I put it all together and it seemed OK in the bedroom. Threw on my fantastic suede boots (C/O Brandzaffair).  I ran outside and took my pictures.  Fast forward to the office and for some reason I just wasn’t feeling it, something seemed off, so I buttoned up the chambray and took off the sweater and  pretty much looked like this all day. (minus the sweater).  So the secondary outfit seems just OK but for heavens sake who has time for more pictures? Now I am stuck with outfit pictures for an outfit that I am not happy with so why oh why would I even consider sharing this right?
I am considering this a “What not to wear ” post to teach you all a valuable lesson, Sometimes all the right pieces just don’t come together and that is OK, but seriously take a look in the mirror or ask your spouse for an honest review and if they curl their nose or say what are you wearing, seriously consider maybe they are correct, at least this time.
Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee and suede boots
Kate Spade Bag and Suede boots

Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee with Kate Spade Bag

Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee and a Jord watch

Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee accented with suede boots

in the snow with Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee

Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee and a Forever 21 open weave sweater
It’s not that it was awful, it just wasn’t great, but I would go back and wear this Tee with the Orange skirt because I really did like that look.

Outfit deets just in case you like some of it.  Skirt, tights and Chambray-Old Navy, Sweater-Forever 21, Boots-C/O Brandzaffair, Necklace-Urban Planet, Watch-C/O Jord, Undergarmet-C/O Shapez
Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee and a Forever 21 open weave sweater 2
 and a little on repeat here but check out this awesome smooth back, remember the Shapez I talked about, well this is the result.No bulge, no ripples, just a smooth fit.
HBC Tee and a chiffon skirt

Chambray and chiffon from Old Navy with an HBC tee and rose necklace
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