Afternoon Attire

Jun 19, 2011

Leaving a food and wine show yesterday I noticed a graffiti mural on the side of the building and asked my friend to snap a few pictures in front of it. They willingly obliged but when I mentioned the photos were for my blog they seemed confused. A blog with of pictures of yourself? It was a slightly awkward conversation, the concept of taking photos of your daily outfits and sharing them on the internet does seem a bit crazy when you say it out loud, but it's fun!

Style blogging forces you to examine your wardrobe and challenges you to step outside your comfort zone. After a few months of blogging I've become a better shopper, I've noticed gaps in my wardrobe and shop accordingly, rather than simply buying an item because I like it. I also wear a lot more of my clothing rather than falling back on my favourites.

Yesterday I dressed for comfort but not necessarily for practicality, because wearing a white dress to a wine tasting event is just asking for trouble! Luckily it all worked out in the end, the dress is just as white as when I arrived.   

dress Costa Blanca, silk shawl Winter Kate, purse Aldo, sunnies UO

7 thoughts:

  1. oh I love this post because I have the same issues with my friends, boyfriend, sister. Everyone thinks I'm a bit of a nut for taking so many pictures of myself. LOVE your outfit! The dress is so cute and you yellow kimono top is just adorable!

  2. Beautiful pictures!!

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  3. My friends definitely had the same confused reaction about style blogging, too! Now that I think of it, it is a strange concept!

  4. i adore this yellow cover up/coat. where did you find it? you look wonderful...perfect for a wine tasting (white dress aside!)

  5. I guess it would be helpful if I included clothing info! The silk shawl is by the brand Winter Kate.

  6. lovely white dress, my favorite color x

  7. i have a thing for graffiti murals! i know i shouldn't. i love people expressing themselves artistically. i used to work with high risk youth.


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