Linx

Say my name, sun shines through the rain

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I wore this to appointments all day, then amped up the makeup and wore it to drinks with friends (celebrating a birthday) at Amsterdam 106. I'm not normally much of a bangle person (though I obviously own plenty of them!) but somehow the linen pants and beachy colors demanded many bangles. I really wanted to find my dark wood bangle and couldn't figure out where I put it. I think it would have been that little something extra.

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The top is by Japanese brand Aoyama Itchome and the shorts are another one of my Forever 21 Japan Relief purchases. This was not intentional but I like it.

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There's my JessLC chevron bracelet in a detail shot. Hooray! Also, wood, Bakelite, metal. Wouldn't it be nice if my wedding band was facing forward so you could see it? Devil's in the details and all. I had originally intended this outfit a bit more monochromatic:

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But the top has a big cutout in the back right where the band of my bra hits. So I tossed the other on top.

Outfit details
  • Aoyama Itchome top, from a tag sale - $8
  • Forever 21 beige linen shorts - $15.80
  • asos socks - about $5
  • Armand Basi sandals, hand-me-downs - $0
  • necklace, tag sale - $12
  • Dolce & Gabbana bag, gift - $0
  • JessLC bracelet, with a nice discount code - $36
  • assorted bangles, various tag and estate sales - about $10 total
  • Cartier Love bracelet, inherited
Do you get dressed up just to hang out with friends like I do? I don't think it's necessary all the time, every time, but I do like to use my clothes to say I care.

5 comments:

  1. Wait, your clothes talk to you? SHould I be concerned?

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  2. LOL @ Eric!

    Lovely outfit m'dear!

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  3. Absolutely.
    I adore your ensemble and the way you add character with your bangles and that magnificent necklace, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  4. Oh wow love it. Just adore your taste and your swagger ;=P

    Kel @ ser·en·dip·i·ty

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  5. I agree! It's nice to put thought into an outfit even just for hanging out with friends. I totally love your accessories collection! I'm a huge fan of wearing as many bracelets as possible at one time. :) The bangles and socks "pop" beautifully in the monochrome outfit, but tie in nicely with the colorful top (which is SO pretty!).

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