2/21/2012

presidential days

Yesterday was a blessed day off. I worked all weekend to make up for some time I spent cavorting in NYC, so the day of Presidents was my weekend. I spent my day off at my SECRET THRIFT STORE whose location I will NOT share with you. Sorry. I'll give you a hint though! It's in a sort of DUMBO. And it is full of sequined goods and lush leathers and is my own personal thrift Jesus. I walked away with nothing today though, but law of averages says my next trip will be a success.

(rodarte x OC leather jacket +apron, emma cook cape, venessa arizaga necklace, way old creepers)
I initially put together this outfit because I wanted to feel slightly wood nymph-y, but something about it felt wrong, felt off, felt like it wasn't an accurate reflection of who I was that day. I believe that style is a but an instant snapshot of who you are at that moment. It's a Polaroid of everything that comprises you as a living, breathing person, and that person can change from minute to minute, day to day. That constant evolution is one of the most precious things about being human.

So I went inside to change.

(rodarte x OC jacket, preen dress, american apparel skirt, chris habana necklace)
I guess I was simply feeling more aggressive that day.

9 comments:

VITA said...

Both outfits are pretty much amazing.

Mat said...

either way it looks good, thing i do like the second one more though. the fits seem to work better

Lydia said...

Love both. You look amazing. I also do not share the secrets of where my thrift stores are, espesh since I live in a college town where it is ridiculously cool to shop at thrifts, and all of ours are insanely picked over.

Victoria said...

oh man, that cape! it's perfection!

Magnet said...

Both outfits look stunning but I'm glad you posted this. I've also had days where I wear something but in that moment, it doesn't feel right so I HAVE to change. Once, when I was going to Uni, I happened to be wearing black rainbow sparkling tights. While I was on the train, I realised that I didn't feel like drawing SO much attention to myself, and I felt very uncomfortable all of a sudden. As soon as I got off the train, I walked straight to coles (a huge supermarket chain here) and bought myself a pair of opaque, plain, black tights. I changed into them and felt much better.

Meagan said...

your closet is a magical time warp of surreal blackness.

Meagan said...

your closet is a magical time warp of surreal blackness.

Isabel said...

Ok, I totall know what you mean with outfits feeling "off" sometimes. The second outfit just seems WAY more "you" and you even look happier and more comfortable. Clothes are the best.

Ria said...

Your closet...droolllll. That cape. I really like what you changed into.