Friday, April 28, 2017

A Whale of a Swooshy Duster

Thank goodness, we made it. Everyone good? Okay...then...time to chill...
Some of my coworkers were taken aback by my casual outfit today - this is about as casual as I go, though!


  • Sweater - C. Wonder, thrifted; last worn here in September 2016 in a similarly-titled post
  • Skirt - Tulle, thrifted; last seen here in August 2016 with mint wings and Kermit shoes
  • Shoes - Miista, thrifted; last worn here a week ago with all the colours
  • Duster (worn as a coat, below) - Emporio Armani, thrifted; first worn here in January as Darth Sheila

This skirt is actually super-high-waisted (go look at last time I wore it for proof), and although it looks like denim, it is actually a fine linen/cotton blend.

The sweater is a favourite piece that I found last year.
I'm so happy to have it in my closet again.

I wore my fabulous Emporio Armani (I paid $6.00 for it!) as a coat to and from work, and a few times in the office for extra warmth.
It's windy again today, and the billow I had going with it was magnificent. I just wanted to swoosh about like that all day. Funny how such simple things (a duster) can give so much joy (swooshing!).

The stuff:
My feet are tired of pointy toes and heels, so nice cushy flats were so nice.

Silver bling:
Vizzini really likes these earrings - he kept trying to chew on them!


  • Earrings - local
  • Shield ring - Nine West
  • Death Star ring - Soul Flower


I'll be back on Sunday, and I'm sure I'll be moaning and groaning - tomorrow is our first day of Ultimate Frisbee! I'm so excited! This is our 17th year playing. Don't know what it is? Check it out here.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

14 comments:

  1. I love how your casual is my usual office style, ha! I am really going to have to step up my game when I go back to work soon. You're inspiring in the best way :) Sorry I've been quiet in blog land, I'm going to catch up with everything now! :)

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    1. Ha! That's funny - I guess my style has gotten dressier over the years and I haven't really noticed. No worries, my dear - I'm always happy to see you, but I know you have a life!

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  2. Oh and I meant to say I gave a printed aline skirt and graphic tee a try after seeing your jellydeer outfit! I'll have it up on the blog in the next couple of weeks :)

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  3. swooshing is an understimated quality, and it's so much fun in wearing a fabulous duster (I love yours!)
    So cute jumper!, and your 'casual' style rocks!
    besos

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  4. Rocking it as usual, I wish I had a co worker like you .. I'd be borrowing your clothes ;)
    Like for example the whale sweater.

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    1. Ha, I don't really loan my clothes! No way, hands off my sweater, Lorena! ;-P

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  5. Both pieces fit you perfectly and the colours are lovely together - your "casual" is more dressed up than many of my co-workers look on a regular day.

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    1. Yes, same here - I'm always miles more dressy than everyone, even when I'm casual. Thanks, Shelley!

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  6. Ah, the swooshing, how lovely! And the swoosh factor more than compensates for the simplicity of your dressing down. Fridays have to give you a bit of leeway on the dressing up/dressing down rules.

    Anna x
    Gotta lot of catching up to do - here I come! xxx

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    1. Absolutely! Nothing is better than a good swoosh. I've always pushed the boundaries of our casual days.

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