lundi 1 août 2011

What I wore last thursday

I won't be ranting about the temps de cochon awful weather we've had these past weeks. I just adapted my Summer fashion aspirations and traded little colorful dresses and flat sandals for jackets, cropped trousers and closed shoes. 

When I count the very little number of times I've been able till now to wear 100% Summer clothes, it only strengthens my belief that spending and buying a lot on these "warmer" seasons is not worth it this side of the old continent.

When it comes to workwear, what I've worn most frequently lately were actually mid-season clothes: 
Etoile cropped jacket or Zara trench, conservatively cut tees (a modest round collar cut, no deep V neck, not sheer), shirts, ankle cut trousers and brogues or ballet flats. 
As for week-ends, I've relied on the same kind of outerwear, a variety of jeans, slim cargos and my destroyed sneakers

So in conclusion (completely self-congratulatory) I feel even more satisfied of my Summer shopping restraint.

Now if only the sun could come out, I still want to wear those little colorful dresses... No I'm not ranting, just expressing myself.

I couldn't take a pic of what I wore last Thursday so I made this Polyvore set.

What I wore last thursday

Jacket and linen tee : IM Etoile
black cropped trousers : Gap
bag: h&m
slingback patent wedges: New Look
my Opex watch and D&G eyeglasses

3 commentaires:

  1. Nice look. I like that bag.

  2. I'm your reverse, I'm thanking myself for showing restraint whenever I'm tempted to buy a jacket or sweater - I haven't worn a jacket since I left my previous, more office-bound job - because the weather on my side of world is goes from hot to hotter, haha.

  3. Thanks t. The bag's one of my best Spring purchase. I've worn it so much maybe I should have bought an extra.

    Lin: I bet! It's funny how we are often tempted to put aside reality for the sake of a desirable piece. Imagining scenarios in which we'd be able to wear such and such. Most often these items are barely (if not at all) worn.
    It's a trap I've grown to resist as Summer only last a couple of months really and this one we're having a few weeks sadly. It makes no sense to buy items that will barely be used especially as I'm staying (and working) in the city all Summer.