Thursday, December 17, 2009

Threehorns never play with Longnecks


Listening to: "Big Rock Candy Mountain," from the "O, Brother Where Art Thou" soundtrack.
Thinking about: "The Land Before Time."
Dress: Banana Republic;
Slip (unseen): Thrifted;
Sweater: Target;
Tights: Anne Klein, Marshall's;
Belt: Fossil;
Necklace: Beacon's Closet, NYC;
Shoes: Nine West.

Nik will be back to posting soon  after this Friday -- she's going through her semester finals, which are always stressful. You can do it, Nik! Think kind thoughts for her this week.
I was having a rough day this afternoon -- something I had applied for turned into a rejection email. It felt pretty bad, but I am trying to stay on the sunny side. I was in a foul mood when I came home after work, but I came through the door and Jeremiah had gotten some burritos from Moe's and had Sprinkle on the couch waiting for me. The tense knots and sad feelings began to dissipate. I need to keep telling myself that there are people who love me, I have a lot to look forward to and a lot for which to be grateful.

About the outfit. The necklace is my favorite part because I am obsessed with the ocean and all things nautical (I even learned to sail in high school). I found it at Beacon's Closet in NYC when I went to visit this past spring break. The dress was a pick-me-up purchase last year. I love the color but don't really love how thin it is. Oh well. The combination of green and brown, especially my legs and shoes, made me feel very foliage-y which reminded me of "Land Before Time" and Littlefoot the brontosaurus's obsession with leaves, or "tree-stars," and then hence my favorite quote from the movie which I used for the title. I know, that is a random chain of thoughts, but the idea of dinosaurs forming prehistoric cliques never ceases to amuse me. On another note, we should start calling leaves tree-stars.

Have a good night!


  1. Aw, I'm sorry you had a rough day. Hope things get better for you soon. And I am sure another window of opportunity will turn up for you soon.

    On a happier note, that dress shade is insanely flattering on you :)

  2. darling, sorry your day sucked - you are far too good and stylish for whatever it was - they don't know what theyre missing!

    lovelovelove that blue dress - it looks gorgeous on you

    thanks for the lovely comment

    Stay safe and chic darling
    English Rose x

  3. love that dress and sorry for the bad news...what a bummer. hope your spirits stay high!

  4. Beautiful dress my dear! I love the color!

  5. I love the colour of your dress, and that necklace is super cute!

    chin up, and feel better soon :)

  6. Beautiful dress!
    Sorry for the bad news, but remember for every bad thing is a GREAT thing :)

    Hope you rocked your exams, Nikki!

  7. Sorry about your bad news! You look gorgeous in that color!! - Natalya of Wear Necessities

  8. Sweet outfit; great dress and color.

  9. Tree-stars, I love it!

  10. how exciting you got the necklace at Beacon's Closet....seriously the best store in NYC!

  11. I love dresses, but I really love yours! The color is fantastic.

  12. ooh what a beautiful color on you!!

  13. I love the aqua of the dress against the brown accents! And the nautical necklace is so pretty!


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