Friday, July 20, 2012

What I'm Wearing: Sparkle Crazy

Hello, loves! Today I may have got a little sparkle crazy with my outfit, but sometimes a girl just needs to feel like a classy disco ball. Am I right? I paired silver metallic flecked shorts with an embellished tank, a simple blazer, bow and bling adorned flats and bow earrings. So my mom bought me these shoes the other day and I think they are so amazing.  It's hard to tell all of the details (see picture below) but they are a beautiful blue sparkly material with a gorgeous embellishment. Swoon. I loved them so much I knew I needed to build an outfit around it.

So this is random, but have you ever had a super awkward conversation with a semi-stranger? I had a doozy of one ther other day and this is how it went. Bear with me on this one.

Lady: "I think I know you from somewhere"
Me: "Oh really (thinking in my head, I do not even know who you are, lady) from where?"
Lady: "You went to _____ High School"
Me: "Yep, I sure did"
Lady: "You were a varsity cheerleader there"
Me: "Yes, I was" (thinking she just recognized me from football games or competitive cheer meets)
Lady: "You cheered with my daughter, 'Sally'"
Me: "I don't think so, there was no one on my team by that name"
Lady: "Yes you did, you used to come over and pick 'Sally' up for cheer practice all the time!"
Me: "Uhhh I really don't think so, you must have me confused with someone else"
Lady: (Getting irritated with the fact I don't know what she is talking about)
"Yes, you did. You just don't remember. I used to run a daycare and you would come over all   the time and hang out with Sally" 
Me: "I have never been to your house and I don't know your daughter" (At this point I am fearing for any children left in this woman's care)
Lady: "Yes you did, You just don't remember You and Sally were like best friends. She was a freshman when you were a senior" 
Me: "Uhhhhhh"
Lady: "You just don't remember"

....And that is how we left it. She was totally convinced that I somehow in the years I've been out of high school have totally forgotten friends I had or things I did. She was totally out of her tree, but I had no idea what to do in that situation.

Anyhow, that is my random story of the day.

Top: Forever 21, Blazer: Maurices, Shorts: Jennifer Lopez for Kohl's, Shoes: Nine West (gift)

What do you think of this outfit and my random story?


  1. That is such an awkward/funny story! I love the sparkles. You look great! And the blazer paired with shorts is too pretty.

    A Southern Drawl

  2. Hahaha! Oh man, that is so incredibly awkward xD But what can you do?
    And I never thought you could achieve a classy disco ball look...but you totally did! Love the shimmery shorts and flats :)

    Trendy Teal

  3. such a funny story!
    great flats

  4. Funny, wired, awkward :) story and the look, it's very cute, I love it!

  5. what an awkward conversation! great outfit though

    from helen at // @thelovecatsinc

  6. Hehehe, what a conversation :D
    P.s. I love your shorts!

  7. The outfit's cute and not too sparkly (if there even is such a thing).

    Your anecdote is entertaining up to a point and then irritating. People should stop when they realize they're annoying someone. When you protested you didn't know her, she ought to have respected that. Her pushing on was rude. Sorry you had to face that.

    Instead of mulling over rudeness IRL, take a dip in the pool of love here among your online buddies!

  8. That's an odd conversation... especially because she was so convinced!

    I like this look though - cool and classic.

  9. Haha oh awkward conversations... I hate that feeling because then they think you're dumb like you don't remember people you hung out with! But at least you have a sparkly outfit, and that solves all awkwardness (well, it should).

    Cup of Tea

  10. If you are going to get crazy - sparkles are the only way to do it! :)


  11. that's such a funny convo. the things people say when they're so sure!!

  12. Wow what an awkward moment!!! It's hilarious that she'd keep insisting you couldn't remember your best friend that you spent all that time with, people can be so weird :D Love all your totally works because you've got flats, shorts, and a blazer on...the clothing style keeps it from being too much...instead you just look totally put together and rockin!

    <3 Cambria

  13. I just laughed out loud in my quiet office from that story. Thank you for sharing!!

    And I love the sparkle. In my opinion there can't be enough sparkle. The blazer balances it out so well. Love it!!

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  15. How bizarre? lol She was so persistent into telling you what you did do and who you knew... also a bit frustrating. I love your shorts! Sparkles are good. -xx

  16. Lovelu casual outfit!! :)

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