Thursday, October 2, 2014

The Best Old Forever 21 Skirt


Yesterday I was just feeling off and under the weather.  But it was just a normal female situation, so rather than allowing female biology to keep me down, I embraced the nice sunny day.  I saw this skirt hanging in the closet and didn't hesitate to wear it since it was filled with cheerful colors.  

It's always annoying when I put off taking a blog photo.  This was taken right before dinner and the last thing I wanted to do was have my picture taken.  But I did it for the skirt, this cute, cotton floral skirt that I bought from Forever 21 about five years ago.  It even has a cotton lining underneath that you don't usually find in the cheaper stores. 
The Isaac Mizrahi necklace I'm wearing was a take off on candy necklaces and it's no longer available from QVC.  I wanted to show closeups of the skirt so I added a vintage necklace in one picture that would also look good with it.  I bought it at a garage sale years ago and it now needs to be repaired.  I'm not sure if I should tackle fixing the clasp myself or if it should be restrung by a jeweler.    
     

6 comments:

  1. My goodness - a Forever 21 skirt with a cotton lining! Awesome. Love the floral. The skirt looks like it's from Anthropologie.
    xo,cynthia

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  2. I agree, it does look like Anthropologie. I love finds like this.
    By the way, the Anthropologie dress you put on your blog that you love is on sale today. Give it another look!
    Happy shopping,
    Stacey

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  3. That skirt is so cheerful. It reminds me of the Anthropologie skirt I own which name escapes me this late at night. Maybe if I wear it I can get out of this funk. I love that skirt on you. You look so pretty I would never know that this was taken at the end of the day.

    Jenni

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    1. Thank you Jenni. I love that we are both shopping our closets and I would love to see the skirt you are talking about. I'm trying to milk the last days of nice weather and wear summer clothes.
      I'm sorry you are in such a funk. I hope the baking and blogging helps. If you keep a journal it can help too.
      I'm glad you are sharing your feelings and not keeping them bottled up. You are not alone. I had a rough end of June and then July with my anxiety building. I'm so glad I have a great gynecologist, general practice doctor and therapist that all three gave me the same advice and set me on a course to feel better. I want to talk about it in a future blog.
      Take care,
      Stacey

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  4. I can see why you love this skirt. The colours are so pretty!

    I never would have known that this shot was taken at the end of the day. You look fresh as a daisy : )

    bisous
    Suzanne

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    1. Thank you! It's nice to know that other people can't tell when I have melted at the end of the day.
      This skirt does have great colors and I'm glad I found it a few years back.
      Have a great day,
      Stacey

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