Monday, March 15, 2010

All The Lights Came On At Sunset

I had a pretty good weekend, I did not do any of the things I should have. I did one load of laundry. And I did not clean the house. I did not buy groceries. Instead, I went to a dinner party, laid in bed, went to dinner and watched several bad movies on the TV. I’m not sorry, to be honest.

March 15

It is possible I am addicted to adding hardware to this jacket. This weekend I added those chains to the side, and Nathan has me almost convinced it needs studs in the little panels where the zippers open on the sleeves (I never zip those shut; it would totally cut off my circulation!).

March 15

But look how fun the chains are! And it was so easy. I connected the chain to a large jump ring in three places to get the lengths I wanted and then used a safety pin to attach the chains to the underside of the epaulet (I hope that is how you spell that, I know how to say it, but never dreamed of a need to write it.) It took less than 10 minutes.

March 15

I’m not sure I’ll be able to wear this jacket much longer this year. As of right now, it’s chilly enough to wear it in the mornings and evenings, but way too hot to put it on mid-afternoon. I’ll miss it. It is one of my favorite things to wear. It’s so perfect for me. Normally I would get bored with something after as long as I’ve had this (a couple years, lots of wear) but I don’t think I will ever get bored with this jacket.

March 15

How was your weekend? Did you do anything fun? I skipped the St Patrick’s Day Parades, I am not sure I’ve ever been to one. I’ve been out to celebrate at night, or afternoon, but never in the AM. I’m not sure I could handle drunk people so early. Did you brave one?

Jacket, Bona Drag, customized by me
Blouse, Liberty of London for Target (recent)
Denim Leggings, Target
Snakeskin heels, Target
Bag, Nordstrom Rack

18 comments:

Linda said...

Dear Erin,

Your beauty is a crime against humanity. So much so that you should be named Venus. Henceforward I shall call you Venus.
Your hair, your skin your pretty eyes, shame me.

(are you creeped out by me yet?)

Kristin said...

I've been a lurker for a little while now, and I just had to comment today. Love your blog, and I think this outfit sums up what I enjoy so much about stopping by your part of the interwebs - I get so much personality from your wardrobe! You look killer here, and it's so distinctly individual. Rock on :o)

Sal said...

That peacock print is PERFECT for you, lady! Glad you snapped it up. And the chains are a marvelous addition to your jacket.

futurelint said...

Ooh, the chains are so badass! I love it! I agree with Sal - that top is perfect for you! I went to Target on Sunday and saw some of the Liberty stuff - I'm sure I'll pick some of it up once it's on sale... it's sad that I'm too cheap to shop at Target!

Jane W. said...

I tried that top on yesterday, and if it had looked nearly that good I would have snapped it up! I love me a good peacock print.

K said...

I'm loving that peacock print! You always look great :)

Emily Kennedy said...

It's funny how I long so deeply for warm weather, but when it comes there are sadly pieces like this jacket that must be retired. I guess they're still good for the evenings, like you said, and that's something.

Goober said...

Lovely blouse. I was just at target and didn't see that. Hmm, I'm always at target and never see any of the cute stuff you get...

Your weekend sounds wonderful. I think the best weekends are the ones you toss the to-do list and just have fun!

myedit said...

That jacket only gets better and better... it'll be a pity to put it away for the summer but sunshine is a fair trade, no?

Alannah said...

LOVE the chains on the jacket--so perfect. I will be sad to see it go when summer comes too!

That's a great blouse. I love how you always find something so "you" in every one of those Target collections. I never even get to see most of them by the time I make it to the stores that actually carry them.

<333

Kelly said...

Every time I see those shoes I start thinking about getting my own pair of snakeskin heels. Maybe someday soon...I just love yours so much!

Cherish @ My Cup of Tea said...

Love the blouse, gotta get offline to run to Target :P

La Historiadora de Moda said...

Right now I'm not sure which to be more jealous of: the jacket itself or the good weather that won't enable you to wear it much longer. That blouse is amazing, too!

God's Favorite Shoes! said...

I'm all about those heels girl!

And I LOVE that chain on the jacket! It's an extra level of badassnasty! (I just made that up)

WendyB said...

Love that the jacket is a continuous work in progress! Add some more stuff!

blackdog finds said...

What an awesome embellishment- it looks great! And I adore that top; I must resist the impulse to run to Target and buy it.

Emily Kennedy said...

OMG! Naomi Watts copied you!

http://www.thebudgetbabe.com/archives/2443-Dress-by-Number-Naomi-Watts-in-Liberty-of-London-for-Target.html

A said...

great outfit today. I love the blouse! I actually ordered the ruffled tiered dress in the same print, but it has not arrived yet. :-)