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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

awkwardly awesome

{ What I Wore: J.Crew polka dot button down // Purse c/o YesWalker // Arden B. leatherette shorts // ShoeDazzle "Danee" sandals // UO attitude glasses // Boutique Onze "Leo" necklace }
{ Get the Look }
polka dot blouse {$69.50 // $19.80} + crossbody bag {$28.00} + leather shorts {$17.80} + sandals {"Danee" $27.97} + glasses {$14.00} + zodiac necklace {$30.00}
I know Awkward & Awesome is historically a Thursday event, but with the popularity of Throwback Thursday, #tbt for those in the know, I think A&A needs a new date!
So let's talk some A&A today!
Awkward:
- Having a sunburn & an obvious white "W" on my back... guess that is one spot that I could reach...?

- Getting caught taking outfit photos by a police officer & told to leave... I so did not want to have to explain what I was doing! Guess my secret spot isn't so secret anymore!

- I tried out the Sally Hansen at home gel mani kit, but after 2 days, one of those being completely spent in the lake, all 10 peeled off... whomp whomp (I do think I am going to try it again now that I'm not going to be fully aquatic for a while!)

- The AC in our townhouse is currently broken... sweaty hot mess is the new comfortably air conditioned. Go ahead, ask the pugs how much fun we are having... 

Awesome:
- My bestie was in town this weekend & we ate, drank, boated, & tried on Wedding Dresses!!!! This whole "I'm getting married" thing just got real, in a super awesome way!

- Um, Memorial Day... it. was. legit. (Tuesday back at work, not so much!)

- The boyfriend fiancé (<-- I need to get better about that!) just brought me a glass of the beer he personally made for me... YUM!

- These new ShoeDazzle sandals (the "Danee")! When I first got them they were a half-size too big, but these perfectly fitting babies just arrived at my doorstep & they ain't ever leaving my feets!
Other things that are awesome!? Giveaways!
I'm hosing a fab necklace giveaway from Cat & Bot {here}
I'm also a part of the glorious Living in Yellow Group Giveaway {here}

What has been awkward & awesome in your life friends??

24 comments:

  1. Man that suck about the AC. I hope it can get fixed soon for you and the dogs

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  2. Those shoes are too cute! And I love love love that polka dot top...awesome outfit lady :)

    Annie

    The Other Side of Gray

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  3. First off...ADORABLE outfit. You know how to rock an outfit, that's for sure. I've definitely been asked by a cop what I was doing. So awkward!! dancingwithashley.blogspot.com

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  4. You forgot something on your awesome list. You in this absolutely adorable outfit! Love those shoes too.

    I've always had a fear that a cop would come by and ask what we're doing... uhhh awkward!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  5. Love the combination of the leather shorts and the tie front shirt! Hope your air conditioning gets fixed soon. Trust me, I know first hand how horrible that can be!

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  6. You look so great! I'm LOVING those shorts–and eek, sorry about your AC being broken!

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  7. Your polka dot top is adorable! That wedding dress you tried on is stunning on you!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

    Bracelet Giveaway!

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  8. beautiful! digging that polka dot button down

    kw ladies in navy

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  9. Love the polka dots...very cute! I also love your necklace. I'm a Leo too! :-)


    ~Whitney
    www.whitneynicjames.com

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  10. What a funny story that a cop asked you to vacate your photo locale - doesn't he know you are doing some important things there?! :) You look absolutely awesome!


    Alice
    www.happinessatmidife.com

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  11. I don't have AC in my house. Pity me, Jessica! haha but seriously you look great here! Hilarious that you got caught taking outfit photos!

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  12. You don't have AC... Like ever!? Oh my goodness! You strong woman!!
    xx

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  13. haha nope, good old country living! My mother doesn't like it :\

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  14. I am loving your hair lately! and such a cute outfit!!


    iambornlippy.blogspot.ca

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  15. I love those sandals! Super cute:)


    Megan
    budgetfashion101.blogspot.ca

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  16. Dude, when I got salon gel manis they did not bode well in water. I always found myself in the corner of the pool picking at the edges isntead of socializing (okay, this was usually after too many beers). Also, think I might get those shoes.

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  17. Your future hubby made a beer for you?! how fab!! Sorry about your a/c, hope it gets fixed soon. And are those shoes comfy? They look super cute!


    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  18. Yep, he has been brewing for almost two years now, a hobby I can definitely get behind! Our sweet landlord is bringing us a window unit as I type this (hallelujah!) & yes these shoes are super comfy. Just enough of a tiny wedge to give my legs a lift, but I wore them allllll day the day they arrived on my front step & had no complaints! xx

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  19. If one tiny corner comes up on my mani, I start attacking it & they rest fall quickly! I was in the water 10a-5p so I don't think I can review the "regular" wear & tear of these yet ;) And yes these shoes are the bomb.com , might have also just snagged a pair of tiny wedge sandals in nude from Tarjay too... Whoops! xx

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  20. Love this outfit! Seriously stylin':)


    happymedley.blogspot.com

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  21. I love that outfit and that bag!! I ordered some shoedazzle heels and can't wait to get them in!
    walkinginmemphisinhighheels.com

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  22. Yay! I love all of mine so far! So many fun choices... that is the hardest part! xx

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  23. Oh my gosh, those leather shorts! The combo of the shorts and the shoes give off a kind of rocker vibe! Super trendy and daring - I like it! www.StingyStyle.net

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