Sunday, March 8, 2015

Date Night


Hey all!
I think a more appropriate title for this outfit would be "The Date Night That Never Happened." Last weekend I went to Pennsylvania for a work trip. I preached at a church on Sunday and was flying back to Elgin on Monday night, so Chandy and I were going to do something fun on Sunday night. Our date nights usually include burgers and Skee-ball. 

I packed this outfit so that I could wear with my lovely new skirt that My Sister's Closet sent my way. I probably would never pick this shape of skirt out my own - I'm usually all about the fit and flare, so to wear this more straight style that is tighter made me feel a little self-conscious. But then I just thought to myself "YOLO!" I liked the color of the skirt a lot, so I was going to wear it out for a rare date night with my King Goober ("Honey, what should I call you on my blog?" This is the answer that I get.) 

Only that date night NEVER HAPPENED. Instead we got some snow and had to stay in and watch Sherlock - not necessarily a bad thing. It was wonderful way to spend an evening; only it didn't require a skirt and heels!

So, when I came back to Elgin, I got one of my housemates take some shots of me before she and I had a housemate date night. So, I guess this skirt did get to have a date night after all! 













Target top - Thrifted ($1.50)
Cardigan, Shoes, Necklace, and Earrings - Thrifted 
Purse - Thrifted ($2.00)
Tights - I don't remember? 
Watch - Grandfather's
Lipstick - Urban Decay's "Catfight" - a Valentine's gift from my amazing boyfriend! 


xoxo, 

Laura 

18 comments:

Molly Dubble said...

You are absolutely lovely! :) Thinking of you!

Alysa said...

that skirt is gorgeous on you!

Lauren said...

Such a gorgeous outfit, and that bag is to die for! :)

Linda B said...

Look at you girl! You look amazing <3
Love the rich color of this skirt and how you styled it. Definitely a great date night look :)

The Dragonfruit Diaries

Hannah Rupp said...

The color of that skirt is to die for! I don't blame you for wearing it without a real purpose. Sorry your date night fell through! But hey, a night in with tv is still better than nothing, right?

-Hannah
www.theoutfitrepeater.com

Midwest Muse said...

This outfit is beautiful. You look amazing!

Danielle said...

you look great!!

xx danielle // shades of danielle

Sammy Scott said...

Such a cute outfit!
xox

Miche said...

You look GORGEOUS! Seriously, in love with this outfit - I typically go for fit and flare too but you are seriously rocking this look! Sorry date night didnt happen, still sounds like you had a good time though!

nancy @ adore to adorn said...

fun look! and so glad to hear you still wore this skirt even though you wouldn't have chosen it for yourself. =D
xo,
nancy

http://www.adoretoadorn.com

Jamie Rose D. said...

Aw this is a fantastic date night outfit even if it didn't end up happening! This skirt looks great on you and I love the way it looks with that floral top. Very cute!

Jamie | PetitePanoply.com

Rachel said...

Love this skirt! I have one similar and I've never worn it with florals, looks adorable! Sorry about the snow that ruined the date, hate that! -♥- Rachel (For the Birds)

Midwest Muse said...

Girl, this skirt is STUNNING on you. Such a lovely pairing with the top!

Elizabeth Rose Hisle said...

That skirt looks good! I am usually a fit and flare girl myself, but that is simply stunning!

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Kati said...

Wow, look at you! I love your outfit today, the skirt is so lovely and I adore your blouse!
Thanks for your lovely words, it is much appreciated!

Have a great day,
-Kati

Marisa Noelle said...

That pencil skirt is stunning on you Laura! Definitely very Joan from Mad Men. Bummer about the snow, but like you said not always a bad thing to cuddle up in front of a good show :-)

Brittany Knapper said...

I just found your blog through Julie VanHuizen's WeSoThrifty, and I gotta say - you're absolutely lovely! I adore this whole outfit - and I love that you thrift! I'm a huge fan of it myself. Yay for new blogging friends and Yay for thrifting!

xx
Brittany

www.the-b-life.com

Michelle said...

Cute outfit! I always love a fitted skirt/tucked in flouncy blouse combo. You look so cute in those glasses too!

xo, Michelle
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