DJ/Radio Producer-turned-Lawyer attempts to dress like a grown-up. Sometimes I comically fail. And I occasionally post fun stuff, like music videos, book-club reviews, or photos of beauty or oddity.
FYI: I was doing this entire blog from my Android phone, snatching moments out of my busy life for quick photos. But I hate auto-correct with a purple passion, so now I'm using the computer for most of the work. I am still using my phone for the photos, though. My photo sizes may be erratic, and the quality isn't stellar. I am not a professional blogger, and do not have time for lots of scenic poses with a great camera. I don't even own a great camera! However, I DO appreciate your continued feedback, even in the absence of photographic artistry.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Dressed in the dark

Well, this is juuuust great! *eyeroll* I ironed and planned my outfit last night, but just left everything in it's place rather than set it all out together. I thought I was going to look soooo sharp today!

Then, as I'm waiting for my hearings to start, I look down and realize: I'm wearing the wrong pants!

It doesn't look too terrible, but would have been just that much sharper with the navy pants rather than the black ones. *sigh* Guess I need to put a light in my walk-in closet.

I was uncertain about combining these colors, but used the collar-lining as a guide. I have a tough time allowing myself "not matching" outfits, probably because I was teased for "clashing" as a child. My mom had to explain what that meant, and thereafter I was serious about correcting my error.

I was reassured when I saw another attorney today in a teal jacket and teal-and-purple scarf! We had a laugh over the unintentional coordination.

On the other hand, I'm a bit concerned that the jewelry was TOO matched. I normally break up sets, but I didn't have any other earrings to go with the necklace. Is it too much?

I'm trying out a new hair catch. It's some kind of circle that expands, then is shut around a ponytail. Thoughts?

Of course, I wore navy knee-highs. Which didn't look good with the pants and quickly developed a run. A quick trip to the drugstore resulted in these cute trouser socks, which I now realize do NOT go with these shoes:

I suppose I just thought about how cute they were, not about these pink shoes.

Top: VanHusen outlet
Jacket: VanHusen outlet
Pants: Lane Bryant
Jewelry: Lane Bryant
Shoes: Freeda's castoff American Eagle


  1. I enjoy your running fashion-commentary. It's like peeking in your head and listening to your mind. I learn from your thoughts.

    The necklace and earrings are very pretty. They look good together; no reason to worry about them matching too much.

  2. Colors, good. Very good. Earrings plus necklace, too much IMO. Hair thingy cheap looking.

  3. I liked your outfit. Last year I would have agreed with you about the trouser socks... but this year anything goes...I think they look just fine. ( I saw wool work socks and high heeled sandles recently! It kind of looked like a pair of those sock monkeys in jail but whatever-she rocked it.)

  4. Freeda- guess I should have gone with my initial instinct and worn no earrings at all.... while the blog's purpose is to push me to not be quite so plain as I have been, I may be taking it too far in the other direction.

  5. I have that same set, and I love the earrings so much I gave up on the necklace.