2.03.2011

Daily Threads: These Pictures are Deceiving


Despite the smiles and steady hair, the temperatures were miserably low and the wind was unforgiving. (Miserably low for this girl is anything in the 30's) But I made it through the picture taking alive - more importantly, my fingers and face made it. When it was all over I felt like Audrey Griswold while picking out the family Christmas tree.

I'm so ridiculous. Over half the country is buried under several feet of snow and I can hardly bare the 30's. But seriously, I'm not a cold-kinda-gal. Unless there's snow. Then I'll ruff it out - because it's gorgeous.

Moving on... looks like my subconscious still puts me in dark ensembles when there's an overcast. Not surprised. It always happens - without fail. I don't mind it, though. Gray is my new favorite neutral. Let's hope we see the sun tomorrow!

53 comments:

MJ said...

Haha...I hope your eyes are frozen shut!! Cute outfit, now get inside where it's warm!!

SherryB said...

I love this outfit!! Its so cute!! And i am not a cold weather gal either. It's highs in the 30s here too and I hate it. I hope that groundhog knows what he's talking about and spring does come early!!Do you remember the tv show Blossom? You totally look like her.

Sherry B
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Eclectic Flair said...

Love the pop of red with the necklace! And I'm a total wimp when it comes to cold weather, anything under 60 I'm complaining! Guess that's what happens when you're born and raised in CA!

amber said...

i really like your skirt! and that necklace adds a nice touch of coloer :)

amber said...

*color

GIRL AND CLOSET said...

Gorgeous! I agree, I adore grey it's a fabulous neutral. And your outfit is adorable. I love that you added the socks and also the necklace, which is a fantastic pop of colour -beautiful! Glad to see that you are not buried in snow. ;-) xx veronika

Work With What You've Got said...

I am so glad you braved the cold, 'cause this is super cute.

Melanie said...

You look fabulous! I love that skirt.

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ilene @ muchloveilly said...

well you look gorgeous! i would never have thought it was SO cold out.

love the outfit and you have great hair ;)

Alessandra said...

Yay for gray. Yay for warmth & sunshine (in our hearts at least). You rocked this outfit. Love it.

LIZ said...

So I braved the cold this morning {with my tripod!} and OMG it is rough taking pictures and trying to look pulled together. Props to you. I, am the other hand, am slightly scared to look at the pictures I took. Woah.

Lauren said...

Such a cute outfit, mixing a pattern into all the dark neutrals, plus the pop of red is so dramatic against the dark colors!

And girl, believe me, I feel you - cold weather+gray skies puts me instantly into winter depression. So even though it was freezing when I was taking my pics this morning, I at least was graced with the presence of the sun!

kristine [kristine. or polly.] said...

Girl I just love how classy your style is! And the pop of red. So chic. And haha, it's been in the 30s over here in AZ, too - I've been FREEZING.

Pearl Girls said...

I can definitely relate. It has been unseasonably cold here lately. I ventured out for pictures and ended up with a red nose/cheeks. I love the outfit and you look warm and happy in your pictures.

-Elizabeth

MONKEYFACE said...

But you've got that bright pop of red which makes the outfit super happy :) And it's okay, yesterday we got down into the 40s and I was dancing around like crazy trying to keep warm!

Keri said...

I'm the same way. If it's foggy and grey outside I dress in muted colors too. But you fought the fight with bright red by your face!

Katherine said...

Your outfit today is great!

We were definitely both channeling the need for black, white, gray & red:)

❤ Katherine at sparklefarklediary.blogspot.com

JennaStevie said...

I love this outfit!! The gray, white, black and little touch of red are such a great combination. I love that top sooo much.
xJennaD

Jewelscapes Handmade Jewelry said...

Very cute combo, love the necklace with it! This is a great way to dress up the ever popular gingham.
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Leah said...

I love your hair in the 1st picture - it's so full and beautiful. The winter dryness is making me dull and drab...time for a pamper day I do believe :)
Love the gray...and pop of red!

archives said...

glad you survived, and looked so cute, too! : D

Ashley said...

You look good in that cold weather, girl! You rock that GrAY!

Jazzy E (hivennn) said...

love your hair! x hivennn p.s enter my double vintage camera giveaway?

Ana Paula from Get Craftin {crafts and a little fashion} said...

I love your style, it never fails. Love this outfit!!!

Kinsey said...

You look so cute! I love that you braved the weather to get your shots outside, what a dedicated fashion blogger!!

lilmissmarch said...

LOVE this outfit! i need to get one of those buffalo check shirts! : )

srochelle said...

Grey is my favorite neutral right now as well! And I totally understand about the cold weather. I almost died while I was up in Buffalo, NY visiting. It was soooo cold.

Rochelle

mk said...

i hate the cold too, but i'm loving that pop of red! :)

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Ashley J said...

Yay, I had not noticed before now you had a Merona cardigan in your 30 mix, is Target not simply.the.best!!!

megannielsen said...

You're doing an awesome job of disguising your coldness! You just look cute to me! (ps. I love your hair in these photos - totally what I wish my hair would do)

The Pretty Life Anonymous said...

You legs look miles long in this outfit! Whoa! So cute.

Sophie said...

You look lovely in this outfit. That grey skirt is actually quite an uplifting grey, which is fab. Your hair looks amazing too :)
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kitty said...

not to sound totally weird, but you have great brows! come to think of it, you're the second blogger i have said that to-i must have brow ineptitude syndrome or something....
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Elizabeth said...

I love this outfit! The pop of red totally pulls the look together, and your hair looks amazing.

Elizabeth

dani said...

We were twins today! Well, we both wore the same shirt - so we were fraternal twins. Haha. Loving the monochrome, and I'm sorry about your miserable temps! (If it makes you feel any better, is was 46 when I got to my car this morning - and I live in Southern California!)

Looking forward to the next 27! :)

Pixie in Pumps said...

I'm an emotional dresser too... the weather always manages to sneak it's way into my choices for the day. I love this outfit. I am always a big fan of a great mix of neutrals.

A Simple Southern Girl said...

Love LOVE it! I'm trying to get the hang of this 30for30 challenge, so thank you for being inspiring :-) Obsessed with the gingham, can't wait to go shopping...in march

Virginie Lavallée Bélanger said...

Winter photo taking is SO challenging, I totally feel you! You are doing so great though, as you are with the remix!

woodycakes said...

i love the red accessories and how you're so good at doing monochrome without it being boring at all.

love the checkered top!

Kristen said...

I think I'm even worse than you - my idea of cold is anything in the 50's! I know, I know.

But you look so glam here. I can hardly tell you're freezing to death!

Ms. Mari said...

Love your style! I was browsing your blog and haven't seen you in anything that I didn't like :) Following...

Mari
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Sarah said...

awesome awesome! i'm loving the splash of color!

Gertrude said...

Love this monochrome outfit! I can't imagine living in that cold! I rarely goes beneath 50 here. Although seeing the snow will be kinda fun :) x

Jamie M. said...

you're adorable!! found you through kendi and so glad i did. you have a new follower.

excited to see what you come up with this 30x30 round!

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Sarah said...

ive been wanting to get some other skirts and i saw the forever 21 skirts online. are they really short? i'm 5'3" and need it to be modest since i'm teacher working with 4 and 5th graders!

A Girl in Pearls said...

Hi there! :) I'm new to your blog and a new follower. I love this outfit! And I also love Chistmas Vacation. I was pretty excited when you made a refrence to Audrey Griswold! haha(: Have a great day!!!

Stacey Kay said...

You look super cute! I found you through Kendi Everyday, your blog is pretty great! Following you now!

xoxo
Stacey Kay
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mandi c said...

love your lengths and layering here. So cute! The necklace is just the right amount of winter color :)

A La Mode et Plus! said...

Oh i just love your skirt! And as always your hair is amazing. I am so with you on not being a cold weather gal, though.

a. harms said...

That skirt is the cutest. Love the pop of red in all the gray and black. You are too cute.

Nata said...

This outfit is awesome! I love the cut of that skirt, it's really flattering :)
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Ramsey said...

Cute girl! Love the texture from the gingham!

Running On Happiness said...

LOVE this outfit! You have great style.

XO, Katie
Running on Happiness