Saturday, October 5, 2013

Amusing wet weather...

"You live but once: you might as well be amusing"
- Coco Chanel

It's quite a challenge keeping up with the weather in Auckland. I woke up the other day planning to wear a skirt and my new jellies, and the next thing you know it was pouring down with rain. An outfit change was needed stat! With the bus only 15 minutes away I quickly threw on boots and jeans with a sigh of disappointment. Throughout my day however my attitude changed and I started to really love my outfit. The colours seemed to work together perfectly, and I loved the subtle exciting details of the backwards cardigan, braided belt and lace up boots. So there I was, strutting through town feeling quite proud of my little 5 minute outfit, them bam! I fell over on my butt #facepalm I'm not the most coordinated person in the world, hence when I see rain I go for sturdy boots with good grip that guarantee my butt staying off the ground. My favourite Novo boots failed me this time, giving way under me. Funny thing, I slipped on those little raised yellow dots at some traffic lights (meaning maximum exposure to general public), but aren't those things meant to stop you from slipping in wet weather??

Cardigan : Something Else
Crop Top : Glassons
Boots : Novo
Jeans : Ashley Fogel
Belt + Necklace : Vintage

I get some funny looks whenever I wear this cardigan but it only makes me love it more. When I wore it to work one 
Sunday some of the other girls thought it was the most hilarious thing ever and proudly wore their cardigans
 backwards for the afternoon too. 


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15 comments:

  1. how fun is this! so, both front and back have buttons? (or did you turn it around in the pics?) hope you're ok from the fall!

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  2. Haha, way to start a trend! I love the backward cardigan and your boots :)
    I know, the weather is so fickle here too, so I'm always having to change my planned outfits

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  3. Love these photos, so great!
    Great post :)

    Kendra
    xx

    Blog: Stolen Inspiration
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  4. Like your cardi!

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  5. I laughed at the part where you slipped and fell on your butt! That must've been truly painful! The outfit looks really great and casual!:D
    I especially love how unique your cardigan is!:D

    x Charms│My ∞ Fashion Confession

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  6. This is such a cute look, even if by accident. BTW I've done that many a times, slipping in my boots when wet. I always find things that are meant to keep you in place have to opposite effect!

    SDMxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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  8. super cute cardi!! love the colour xxxx

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  9. Beautiful sweater! Love the asymmetrical design! Great colors in this outfit! <3

    - Anna

    www.melodicthriftychic.com

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  10. Don't you just love accidental outfits? Loving the colour combo of this one! P.S. those little yellow dots are actually for blind people so they know where the footpath ends :)

    -Helena
    helenashideaway.blogspot.com

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  11. Love this look and the setting!
    Great boots!


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  12. Haha. I love the boots but not the part when they aren't getting a good grip:/. Great outfit made in less than 5 mins! <3 xxx
    -Nikkie

    chicnikkie.blogspot.com

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