Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Distance is never on my side

"She called it recycling an outfit? Isn't that just wearing clothes?!"

I overheard that once, and I couldn't agree more.  It seems as though there's this unspoken fashion blogger sin of *gasp* re-using pieces in outfit posts. I don't know about you, but I don't own 365 pairs of shirts, pants, or shoes.  And hey, if I like an outfit, yes I will wear the exact outfit again. If it worked once, it's good for another go around.

Like my outfit today.  I actually didn't really think when I put this together.  It was my last day at home before going back to university and I had most of my clothes already packed up in my suitcase.  So I threw on a random shirt, a new pair of shorts, and a blazer in my closet that I've worn once or twice.  The end result was better than I expected, so I have resurrected the exact outfit with a few minor additions.  In other news, I feel ridiculously overdressed for school.  But that's like a blogger rite of passage, right?

Hello, my name is Sabrina and I reuse outfits.

What I'm wearing:
-Powder blue jacket
-Lace shorts from Forever 21
-Gold necklace from Forever 21
-Sheep ring
-Wedges from Nine West


  1. I love the outfit and the photo shoot location. :-)

    Much love from Mystic Nymph.

  2. hello your name is sabrina, lookin good, & making me laugh, with your sassy self. great blue nail polish too. what kind is it?

  3. i totally agree. i think its stupid when fashion bloggers apologize for wearing the same pair of shoes in like one week or something.

    awesome outfit and photos!


  4. beautiful colours, you look great in this outfit ;)
    if you want - visit my blog, and if you like it - follow me ;)

  5. love your outfit, you are very pretty.
    i would be very happy if you enjoy my blog :)


  6. I love the mix of textures here and how, from further away, your shorts look like they have a print. Also...well-spoken post! I'm sure maybe bloggers - myself included - will agree.

  7. Like your outfit and the accessories of the day. The photos are so nice. The lake scenery is beautiful. :)

  8. Well, that outfit is so cute, it deserves a second round. Haha. I love going to school feeling a little over-dressed as well. Thanks for the great post.

    Stay Beautiful,

  9. Gorgeous outfit , you look so cute with the bun!
    thanks for your nice comment in my blog!


  10. Cute tank and and shorts, they look awesome together :) xo

  11. Love this outfit, especially your powder blue blazer. And recycling clothes isn't bad at all, and you're staying true to us, that's all that counts.


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  12. thank you for your nice comment!
    I love your's so beautiful!

  13. so cute, lets face it we all reuse outfits (like a hundred times) if they work! i really want some lace shorts like these, wonder if they would work with tights!

  14. No shame in reusing outfits, or pieces! Who really buys something only to wear it once? Or what if its something you LOVE to wear, you're just supposed to force yourself not to? haha. Super cute shorts btw!

  15. I looove your style! Your outfits are really nice!

    Thank you so much for your nice words on my blog, cutie! :)


  16. hello my name is Em and I reuse outfits too! I don't understand how you wouldn't want to wear something you love more than once.

    btw I love your blog header.

  17. amen sister! I'm right there with ya! I'm a normal girl with a job and a budget and its completely unrealistic to not re-wear the same thing twice. Love what you put together!

  18. Very classy chick look!

  19. I recycle pieces over & over & over again all the time! Half the fun is pairing it with something else to make a different look! :)

  20. great outfit, love the shorts! i agree too, i can't afford to wear a new outfit everyday, and there's nothing wrong with wearing something twice! this is reality after all, not some fashion show

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  21. great photos! I love the pastel colours :)

    Chelsea x

  22. Your sandals are so cute. I wonder if they come in black...hmmmmm. I'm off to find them!


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