Oh my God, I’m actually wearing pants! I may or may not have run out of dresses at this point. Or the weather was getting better and I didn’t want to wear boots but I couldn’t find flats or other appropriate shoes to go with my dresses. My toenails are not currently ready for the public. Do you ever get annoyed and clip them, but then you keep going and clip them too close to the skin, and not even evenly? Or is that just something weird that I do? The point is, they’re too short right now, and my pinky toes barely even have a nail. I’ll have to wait until they grow to a decent length and then get myself a pedicure before I bust out the sandals. Also, I haven’t shaved my legs and the one pair of leggings I have are kind of thick, so yeah. Pants! I got these black pants the one time my friend took me to Marshalls after Pirate Pak Day at Whitespot. The purple top is from Ross Dress for Less in the States and the black cardigan is from Bryan’s at Lansdowne Centre. The scarf is from an Orb Warehouse sale. I guess I used to always buy scarves when I went to those. The necklace is from a Christmas craft fair I went to at Steveston Community Centre with my parents last year. I like that it’s adjustable so you can wear it at various lengths, long or short. Plus, it’s got just the right amount of bling. You can’t really tell from the picture, but my Claire’s earrings are in the shape of little black safety pins. And for added bling, my UBC SUB ring and my dollar store bracelet. Because that’s how classy I am.
I love this dress. I got it on sale at Reitmans. The first time I ever wore it was to an Elton John concert last year and then I’m not sure if I’ve worn it again since then. I got the pink cardigan from The Plenty warehouse sale at the Vancouver Convention Centre during Easter weekend. After taking this selfie, I noticed, to my horror, that there was a small hole on the back of the sweater that I hadn’t noticed earlier. This was my first time wearing it too. Just my luck that something I bought from a warehouse sale would have a defect and be non-refundable. But despite the hole, I plan to wear the hell out it anyway. Because I can. In keeping with my flower theme, I wore this red rose ring that I bought at the Make It Vancouver Christmas craft fair a couple years ago. And in keeping with the bright colours of this outfit, I wore my sparkly blue scarf and flower necklace. My sister asked me if this was the most colourful outfit I’ve ever worn to work. I think it is. So far, anyway. Who knows what the future will hold?
On my second day of work, I wore a new grey dress I bought at Old Navy with my super cash I had from all the money I spent there before Christmas. My metallic scarf is from a kiosk at Metrotown. My zippered black sweater is from Ross. I got the heart necklace at a Christmas Craft fair at Steveston Community Centre in Richmond. I bought a second ring from the vendor at the UBC student union building because one ring is never enough, despite what Lord of the Rings may have you believe.