Seriously Disorganised Dressing (OOTW)

21 April 2010

Long time no see?  I often start a post with apologies for not writing enough of them, and this is no exception.  I guess I'm a slightly disorganised blogger; I forget to take photos, I don't write a weeks worth of posts to be scheduled and it takes me a bit more time to reply to comments.  I work 40 hours a week (sometimes more), which means that the weekends are pretty packed with sightseeing and there isn't much downtime to write the blog posts I'm used to (though I have a few rough drafts prepared).  Luckily I'm off to Jamaica in two weeks to see family (and sleep), as it's a lot cheaper to fly from here, so I have a nice long weekend to look forward to in May!  Expect many posts of excitement and anticipation...do you have any exciting holidays planned?

Cardigan - courtesy of Blue Inc
Asymmetric tank - LF Stores
Body-con dress - H&M
Leggings - Topshop
Boots - Doc Martens

Again testing the versatility of my transatlantic wardrobe; I quite like layering long tanks over body-con dresses.  Methinks another visit to H&M is in order to get a few other colours.  Note that these Topshop leggings have emigrated from the UK, as I convinced my Mum to send a little care package (she wasn't too happy about the price of postage). Hopefully I can find her something nice in return...

Cardigan - H&M
Lace Leotard - Courtesy of Blue Inc
Shorts - Topshop
Tights - Target
Brogues - New Look
Belt - Vintage via Amacord
Necklace - Brooklyn Flea

I've always wanted a lace leotard and was delighted when I saw this version on the Blue Inc site; perfect for layering under dresses, playsuits and boxy cardigans (and again fuelling the obsession).

Leather Jacket - Topshop
Scarf - American Apparel
Shirt - Vintage via Brooklyn Flea
Skirt, socks - H&M
Tights - House of Holland
Boots - Doc Martens

They say a baseball game is a must-see in New York and although I somewhat agree, I can't say that I understood it a great deal.  Being an honourary New Yorker, I supported the Yankees (who ended up winning) wearing in my version of a sporty outfit, complete with makeshift banner. 

Dress - The Scarlet Room
Underskirt - Topshop
Tights - We Love Colors
Shoes - Jeffrey Campbell
Belt - Vintage via Angels
Necklace - Forever 21

I fell in love with this cut-out skater dress as soon as I saw it at The Scarlet Room and luckily ordered it before it sold out.  I might try and wear it during the next heatwave to see what tanlines I get...

Shirt - Vintage via Beacons Closet
Leotard - Asos
Shorts - Topshop
Lace shorts (worn underneath), tights - H&M
Shoes - Doc Martens

Wore this for a nice Sunday brunch at Essex restaurant in the Lower East Side.  My friends and I have made a decision to fit in as many 'brunch' meals as we can in the time we have left, since it's not really a UK tradition (yet). 

I loved reading this post of typical blogger photo poses, and realised I'm a frequent offender of knocked-knees, head tilts and no smiles.  It's extremely hard to take pictures of yourself looking relatively normal/comfortable, so I guess I just revert to these poses out of habit; have a read and see what your bloggerisms are!

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16 comments:

  1. Wow you look great in all your photos. I especially love the doc martins! dont worry about not blogging to much. My exams are coming up next month so i'll be slow with things also!

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  2. I love every single outfit! I'm very jealous of you being there right now, the shops sound so much better!
    xx

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  3. Kristabel...every single one of your outfits are gorgeous. I adore that cut out skater dress the most I think, definitely a wow dress! I am also a fellow fan of tights with knee socks! Yay!

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  4. You have the BEST tights, I seriously want them all. And your boots. And the lace bodysuit. I'd take it all really...

    xx,
    Dee

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  5. I love the first outfit best :)

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  6. How come my cut-off shorts are not as fun as yours? :)

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  7. Such gorgeous outfits!!
    So glad to hear you're getting a break from your crazy schedule xxx

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  8. still loving your style, the first outfit especially

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  9. Nice outfits :) Such a fun post!! And I really like that Topshop legging you are wearing on the first picture!

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  10. looking good ! i love the wednesday outfit :) and the saturday noon one !
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  11. Completely OT but you won my SATC tour tix giveaway! I've sent you an email with further details.

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  12. God i love your lace top and shorts, you look soo fab girrl:)

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  13. I love all your leggings and tights, and your shoe collection is divine those Jeffrey's and Docs...emmm!
    Libby
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  14. I'm a bloggerism offender too... that said, sometimes there's no getting away from them... I'm happy to pose like that and laugh at myself doing so...

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  15. sat night's dress is working for me! HOTNESS!

    x

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  16. Great outfits!

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