5.17.2011

Guest Post: Tania of WWANW

This week I've started my new job! So to make the transition from "housewife" to "workin' woman" a bit easier, I've lined up guests posts on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the next two weeks. There are two perks to this: 1.) I'm not overwhelmed with maintaining a blog AND a new job and 2.) you all get to hear from some fabulous ladies!

Starting off the group is Tania of What Would a Nerd Wear. Tania is definitely one of my favorites - and once you read this post and check out her blog you'll see why!

Blog, meet Tania!

linley

linley

linley
works cited: downeast basics skirt, j. crew belt, forever 21 top and bracelet, fitzwell shoes (via 6pm.com)

I'm Tania from What Would a Nerd Wear and I'm filling in for Linley as she prepares for her new job. I have neither the willowy figure nor the southern charm of my friend, Linley, but what I lack in leg-length I try to make up in wedges and high-waisted garments, and I have an arsenal of nerdy book references up my sleeve in place of southern charm. The day I wore this was one of the first very hot days of the year, which always gets me thinking about the scene from The Great Gatsby where they drink mint juleps in a hotel room on a hot day. As a 15 year-old first reading this book on a summer day, I thought a mint julep sounded like heaven descended to earth, so a mint julep was the first drink I ever ordered on my 21st birthday (in true nerd and teetotaler fashion). And while I'll always have a sweet spot for the sound of a mint julep, I learned that day that bourbon tastes like gasoline and I really should have been reading The Big Money and ordering highballs instead :)

19 comments:

Brandy said...

Haha, yes, mint juleps SOUND awesome, until you realize what's in them. Then again, I hate mint.

I LOVE this outfit. I need that skirt and the shirt stat.

Lilaanaa said...

cute look

Shellsea said...

Cute outfit.

love The Great Gatsby reference.

Heading over to your blog to check it out.

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EttaGrace said...

you're adorbs... can. not. handle. it. love the wedges!

kelseywilliams said...

Tania! Great guest post. Love the outfit, too.

And, good luck to you, Linley, on your first week!

MONKEYFACE said...

Oh hi, Tania! You are a spring dream in this outfit. I love it and am especially crushing on those shoes. The mint julep story was too cute - it really does sound ultra delish, doesn't it?

Liz said...

Hi Tania! Nice to see you around these parts. I'm with you on the Mint Juleps - sounds good in theory but the taste is kinda awful. I hate to admit as a Kentuckian that I despise bourbon. However, I do love a good Amareto Sour

Eclectic Flair said...

Hahaha, Tania, that's great little story! You look great in this springy/summery get up. I'm specially loving the high-waisted skirt and those wedges!! :D

Great bloger pick, Linley!

Lidi @ Eclectic Flair

CessOviedo said...

I follow her! She's great, no one looks as pretty as she does in skirts, always super feminine!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

Nav said...

Super cute outfit. Love the skirt color :)

I love how her outfits are so chic and effortless!

xo Nav
http://navlandstyle.blogspot.com/

From Suns To Moons said...

I love a good mint julep with the freshest mint, but I also love your blog, Tania. Ergo, I'm gonna let this one slide.

Miranda said...

I'm a huge bourbon fan and juleps are pretty delicious.

That skirt is fabulous. U look so cute

Miranda
www.indcfashion.com

Jess said...

Haha! I am also guilty of ordering a specific drink just because I have read about it/heard it ordered in a movie tv show!

Linley - Good luck on starting a new job!

Andrea said...

love love love tania, good luck with the new job!

Sandy a la Mode said...

she's a cutie! i love the color of her skirt!

Melanie said...

I laughed out loud at "bourbon tastes like gasoline." I love that skirt. Tania, (even though I still keep saying your name as Tan-yuh, I CANT STOP) you are so lovely. I absolutely adore that skirt.

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Liz said...

What a great guest post! I read both of you lovely ladies daily. Congrats on your new job! :)

Maria said...

love this outfit, and this post. cute story!

Angela said...

Great guest post! I love following Tania at What Would a Nerd Wear. I'm looking forward to checking out your blog! :)

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