Monday, July 18, 2011

Play the accordion?

Each week I enjoy the challenge set forth by Clothed Much: Breaking rule and Meet Virginia Thrift a holics.  Take a casual silk top and put it with a polyester dress-i-er vintage bottom.

Recently I have seen accordion skirts everywhere on celebrities.  I mean everywhere.  Don't get me wrong I like them as much as the next but I was taken aback.  I haven't seen this many accordion skirts since the late 80's early 90's.  All the same about 2 months ago I came across one in a give away pile at a yard sale; I l love vintage and thrifty ness!  It took me a while to get around it but here it is.  I wore it for a birthday party we hosted for a close friend.  I had to get ready in about 7 minutes and I knew I wanted to wear my skirt so I Google image searched for some ideas and then tweaked it to make it my own. 

If you take a look at the link up above you can see the massacre that is our home after the party.  Eeek!





Side note: my husband was raised in a military family and they are big on lawns and grass.  I was raised if it is green why fight it.  We have, after many discussions, come to an agreement: we will finish the inside of our house before we do anything outside so we have a nice large yard of beautiful different varieties of weeds!

4 comments:

  1. This outfit is soo pretty! Really suits you!the skirt/belt makes your wait look teeny tiny! xx
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  2. Thanks! It helps that I have THE smallest torso. I don't like putting my hand on my hips because I feel like my elbow are about to touch my ears. ;P

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  3. Ha, I'll be honest, I don't even know what an accordian skirt is! Hahaha. Your outfit is beautiful though!

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  4. Thanks for the compliment. You can google it but it basically looks like an accordion style folded skirt... simple.

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