Wednesday, April 27, 2011

canadian tuxedo

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no offense to my sisters to the north. i love you girls. it's just a funny saying :)
and if you think about it, i have no room to talk. i'm the one posing by the abandoned shopping cart.
i know that for a while double denim was all the rage. heck, i even tried it a few times before. but i'm not one to lay an aging fashion trend to rest, especially before it has been properly done to death. for some reason, i just wanted to give it another go. and you know what? i LOVED it. even more than before. ladies, you may see this again.
and boy howdy am i obsessed with this bag. one of these days i'm going to do a 'what's in my bag' post so you can see just how much crap i can stuff inside. it's like the clown car of bags. seriously.
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details:
shirt-old navy, thrift
jeans-vintage jordache, ebay
shoes-kork ease, ebay
scarf-worn as belt, from merl of clyde's rebirth when i bought a harness :)

20 comments:

Kari Beth said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE your shoes. they look so stylish and comfortable!

and, the denim shirt is a "must have" on my spring/summer wardrobe list. i love how you have the denim paired. perfect!

Ruby Girl said...

love that denim shirt & bag! <3 EverRubyGirl.blogspot.com

Samantha said...

I think we're all secretly very proud of our tuxedo in the North ^__^
Great style!

hannah, heart city said...

you rock the double denim! i like the shoes you chose too- yellow is great with blue jeans apparently :-)

caycelayne said...

love, love, love! you look like you walked straight out of 1975! seriously digging this look on you. maybe i should give the double denim look a go?! :)
p.s. if i had that bag i'd be obsessed with it too!

Hey There Carole! said...

This is a great outfit... It looks so comfy.

BTW I love your hair. You probably wish it was straight - you know, "you always want what you don't have". Mine is stick straight and will not hold a curl/wave for more than 2 seconds.

CAITLIN said...

yup, i'm in love. the double-denim look is fantastic and the yellow accents are PERFECT. i remember last year when chambray was just coming in to style i bookmarked an entire collection (can't remember which one, i'm so bad) because of one particularly awesome outfit involving a chambray shirt and yellow scarf. anyway, love it!

kate maggie said...

I have tried so many times to pull off this double denim look but it just never works for me! You look so so good. You better do this outfit again! ;) Hope you are well Amanda! Did you have a good Easter? Speak soon. xxx

Vanessa said...

Love how you pared the "worker look" with those shoes!

Kimberellie said...

Looks brilliant somethin' fierce. And I gotta tell you, we Canadians are darn proud that our tuxedo is finally getting the credit it deserves!

And YES, do a bag post! I love those!

Kennedy said...

girl you are doing denim and denim so well! you look like a 70s dreamboat <3

Kasia said...

What a great outfit! So relaxed!

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Victoria / Justice Pirate said...

you said Boy Howdy. hehehehehe i love it.

You look great and this outfit is really amazing with those shoes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The Daily Fashionista said...

I've heard so many versions of the tuxedo and this is the first I've heard it called the Canadian Tuxedo:) hehe.. Whatever it's called you wear it well!

Emma said...

I adore denim on denim, when done well, and this is just wonderful! You look so adorable! And that bag, I love bags you can fit a million things into, they are the best.

islabell said...

double denim makes me so happy! i love the pop of orange the bag and belt give to warm the outfit up.

I also love that you always wear that bag, i feel like i'm forever wearing a tote or my coach purse, real life!

x

Terri said...

the simplicity of this look is wonderful. Looks comfortable too.

Between Laundry Days said...

Bwahahaha. I always called it the Texas Tuxedo. My dad has been wearing double denim for years, and I always gave him crap about it, so when he saw the fashion pages of his local newspaper calling it a trend, he send me the newspaper clipping to rub it in. :)

Nicola said...

that bag is just wonderful.

Cheap Men Suits said...

There's something about Canadian fashion that I love so much. I love their shoes and suits like tuxedos.