Outfit Post: 11/30/12

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Dress: Gift — Button-front: Gift from Gracey! — Tights: Goodwill (Target) — Flats: Thrifted (Born) — Necklace: Goodwill

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Sometimes, when I’m feeling really down about life, something comes along that cheers me up so much that I can hardly remember what I was upset about in the first place. (No, I’m not talking about the cat ears you can see at the bottom of the picture. You win this time, Flat Tire!)

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This time, it was an unassuming little package sent from Gracey, and when I blearily unwrapped it at 3:30am after Mike and I finally got home after our error-ridden flight back from Chicago, I was in no way prepared for the glory that awaited me.

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There was a hint of garish orange and pink foliage. The point of a gigantic, 60s-style collar. The sheen of 100% nylon. And, most importantly, brown and black spots peeking out. Is that…?

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Yes it is, friends. An amazing, utterly bizarre giraffe-patterned button-front, slippery as a pajama top but almost Brady-Bunchian in its styling. Where will we go from here, this giraffe shirt and I? I don’t know, but I’m excited to find out.

(Thank you, Gracey.)

(P.S. It was Tia’s birthday over the weekend–happy birthday, Tia! I hope the next year treats you ever-better, and that much love comes to you in the form of food, friends, family, and good vibrations.)

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8 thoughts on “Outfit Post: 11/30/12

  1. That is the greatest shirt. We need more giraffes (and other animals) on shirts.

    Last week was quite stressful for me, and a friend of mine kept sending me cute baby animals in text messages. One of them was the cutest baby giraffe ever. Baby giraffe!

    • Mia says:

      You don’t even know how much I love it, Gracey. It is the greatest, and I will try to wear it with all the dignity it deserves.

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