Patchesofsunshine

Style is influence, passion and beauty.

What I Wore [sunflowers] January 31, 2009

Filed under: What I Wore — patchesofsunshine @ 7:16 pm

I appologize for looking so bitchy in these pictures.  I actually am in kind of a crappy mood today though, haha. My husband and I had a nice beach day planned when he got called into work this morning… grr.  Hopefully he doesn’t have to work tomorrow.
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(dress Ebay altered by me, bracelets who the heck knows, watch gift from husband years ago, shoes Target, sunglasses Wet Seal)

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What I Wore [red skirt] January 30, 2009

Filed under: What I Wore — patchesofsunshine @ 5:03 pm

A  beautiful 78degree day!  Just a simple outfit for a day at the park with my dog.

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(vest Bitten by SJP, skirt Old Navy, shoes Old Navy, top… uh, Old Navy)

 

Inspiration [Fall meets summer] January 29, 2009

Filed under: Inspiration — patchesofsunshine @ 3:42 pm

The weather in San Diego is so up and down lately. I’m confused between summer and Fall… perhaps even Spring. I’m not complaining though!  I love how the variation of weather brings out a variation of clothes.

Hm, some pictures that are saved in my “Inspire” picture folder…

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(A Style Song, Victoria’s Secret, Teen Vogue, Shop Bop, DVF and I forget…)

 

Random January 27, 2009

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Out to dinner with le husband…

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I started bleaching some coloured blue jeans yesterday. They turned quite pink but are going white now… I do wish I’d left more of the blue along the sides though a la these.  I’ll post results soon!

 

Saturday January 26, 2009

Filed under: What I Wore — patchesofsunshine @ 5:56 pm

I spent my Saturday morning sipping Mcdonald’s coffee, watching my husband run the track in full gear.

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(scarf gift, jeans Forever 21, top and cardigan Old Navy, shoes Target)

and that night with new friends, movies, vodka and all of our dogs!25-013

 

Top 5 January 25, 2009

Filed under: Wishlist — patchesofsunshine @ 11:23 pm

Top 5 in my current fashion wishlist…

1. Latex type leggings. Yep, still have not bought any!  Hopefully they stay “in style” for a while.  I think they’re a great idea.  I have my eye on the high waisted (good gut cincher) pair from Forever 21.
2. Acid wash/bleach skinny jeans. Forever 21 has a cheap pair I’m hoping to snap up.  I think it’s a great jeans look for summer… and California!
3. Long tanks. I love the Alexander Wang type ones but I have a large bust so they tend to hang like tents on me!  Still, I’m sure I can find something similar that’ll work.
4. Exposed zippers.  I love them on basically everything but I might have to snap up the cheap skirt from Wet Seal*
5. Romper.   Yep, still want one of those as well.  I have a long torso so it might be tricky to find one that’s long enough.  Still, I love the asthetic of them.

Runners up…
Black flats, black bra and basic tshirts.  Black flats would really come in handy with a lot of my outfits and oh my, my top wardrobe is seriously lacking.  I really need to get some good American Apparel ones though, the cheap tshirts never seem to last me.  I love the look of a black bra peeking out… much better than one of any other colour so I’m looking for a black lace one.

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Items from Old Navy, Urban Outfitters, Wet Seal, Forever 21, American Apparel and Victoria’s Secret.  I actually have only shopped at Goodwill once and that’s it since I moved here!

*I think we all know I’m a very frugal shopper. I just don’t feel I have the money to spend more. I would like to, uh, invest in more lasting pieces sometime but for now I’ll just stick to my sales racks and the like!

 

What I Wore [bows and heels]

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I always like how this dress photographs…  I think I wore this for a day of doing not a whole lot, haha.

I’m almost caught up with What I Wore post.  I mean, ideally I would like to post what I wore the day that I actually wore it!

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(dress Rave, OTK socks sockdreams.com, shoes Target, top Old Navy, earrings gift)
How excited is everyone still feeling about Obama?  Ah, I’m smiling just thinking about it.  Change, change, change!  I learned to embrace change years ago.