Monday, November 21, 2016

Purple Mint Sandwich

All the best laid plans...my day went sideways almost immediately when I arrived at work this morning, and I was frustrated by not being able to do what I'd planned (decorate the office and put up the Christmas tree).
The belt undid itself just as I sat down
Just let it go...


  • Blouse - Alfani, thrifted; last seen here in October post-tattoo
  • Skirt - Beloved, thrifted; first worn here in September with fruitals
  • Shoes - Miista; last seen here at the same time as this skirt
  • Grape Ape coat (below) - Forever 21, thrifted

I have Thursday and Friday off this week (US Thanksgiving football-watching, woot!), so time is tight to get everything done! But it's not the end of the world. Let it go...

One of our clients today really loved that I matched my hair to my skirt. "It's a mint sandwich made of purple skirt and hair." Um, ew. No wonder he looked at me funny.
Even our clients are pretty used to my peculiarities, though. I waved my "wings" at him and showed him my tattoo (I showed everyone who was interested).

Fuzzy warm outerwear:
My Parkhurst fingerless gloves, no scarf.

The stuff:
Lovely shoes, aren't they?

Minimal bling:
Sure, they work.


  • Earrings - thrifted

16 comments:

  1. It's so frustrating when you have a plan in mind and the day doesn't turn out that way! Hope you manage to decorate later in the week :)

    I like your "mint sandwich" outfit too, summing it up like that made me smile.

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    1. I'm trying again today! Glad you enjoyed my silly joke. Thanks, Mica!

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  2. Purple lipstick is definitely you! I love the fur coat too. I would have to give you a hug-lol. Purple and green is always awesome but I might pass on mint sandwiches-lol. I was looking for fingerless gloves in a shop today and quite disappointed that there were no purples or oranges.

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    1. Thank you, my dear! I would have accepted the hug. I love purple and green together, but yes, yuck to mint sandwiches (unless they are Oreos!). If I spot a pair of purple or orange fingerless gloves, I will send 'em to you.

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  3. The idea of a mint sandwich made me smile.

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  4. The shoes are wonderful! Lovely outfit and the fluffy jacket looks so cozy!

    Happy Thanksgiving and enjoy your break

    Veronica

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  5. This minty pleaty blouse is a favourite of mine, and the shoes/skirt combo all works so well - have you done this before I wonder? Wishing you a happy Thanksgiving x
    Anna

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    1. I have done this top with many skirts, but not this same combo before. Thanks, Anna!

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  6. And of course you have matching purple/green earrings! Love the shoes too :)

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    1. The earrings are actually blue and green, but I figured, "close enough." Thanks!

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  7. oh yes, lovely shoes and pretty beautiful earrings! love them! And I like particularly those sleeves! and all that purple!
    besos

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Cheers,
Sheila