Thursday, September 22, 2011

Maybe I'm a different breed

So I tried a little social experiment this week.  Earlier, I said that I would totally wear sunglasses indoors if it was more socially acceptable.  Then I got thinking...screw social acceptableness.  If I want to wear sunnies inside, I will.  It wasn't that bad actually.  I dress out-of-the-ordinary as it is, so an added oddity is barely anything to notice.

With this outfit in particular, I felt quite pretentious prancing around campus in a blazer and pearls while everyone else was in jeans and flip-flops.  So sunglasses indoors is just the cherry on top of an already eccentric outfit.  I can definitely deal with a few extra stares.  Would I do it again?  Sunglasses during lectures is a tad impractical, but if it really goes with the outfit, I won't say no to grocery shopping with some shades!

On a side note, I think my subconscious kicked in again and I was channeling my inner Paris Hilton with the headband/blazer/braid/sunnies look.

What I'm wearing:
-Navy/white striped blazer
-White t-shirt
-High-waisted blue shorts from Forever 21
-Red ballet flats from Zellers

By the way, the title of this post was taken from my current favourite song, 'Sail' by Awolnation. I'm sporting a nautical look today.  Nautical...Sail...get it?


  1. you look lovely doll! so fun to think of sunnies as an accessory you can throw on with anything ;) your shorts are awesome!


  2. Yeah right, who cares about what is socially acceptable? You look great and stay with your gut! Love your cuteness and spunk! :)

    Melai of Style and Soul

  3. Such beautiful scenery! Love the colour of your shorts!!

    x Aliya

  4. simply but beautiful outfit ;)
    i like these high-waisted blue shorts very much.

  5. You look amazing, the better Paris :D
    You should study law or economy here, the ppl run down the campus in blazers and oxfords and it's pretty normal for most of 'em to wear sunnies indoor ^^

  6. i love you for being able to stand out to oddity! ^^ i love daring people that dress up !

  7. you are just a sassy one! I love the red, blue & beige! gorgeous colors on you...and they complement each other so well!!


  8. I love sunnies, but I can't wear them indoors- I always feel like my sight is totally obscured. You look great though.

  9. hahaaa looved this write-up! Okay, I would've done the same ;)

    You rock them sunnies, no matter what anyone says!

    ;) You look so preppy and chic!


  10. If you got what it takes, just go for it! I am jealous of your beautiful long legs! :)

  11. i love your outfit! everyone at my university dresses in such a mundane manner, don't they just get bored of it?

  12. Love the look! Ha I rarely take my sunglasses off when going indoors unless I know it is going to be rude.. Ha don't know why..

    Hugs! ~Angel

  13. classy look! love your sunnies


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