Fashion

Fooling Myself

This is an outfit I’ve titled “Denial.”

When it is 95 degrees outside and you have any plans at all to leave your air-conditioned apartment, you just cannot wear a sweater. I didn’t even make it to the car (parked twenty feet from my front door) before I was pulling of this sweater.

How tragic, because I like this shirt significantly better with something over it.

Sweater: Old Navy, Shirt: Target, Belt: Ross
Jeans: Forever 21, Sandals: Old Navy

Time to acknowledge the fact that it is summer in Texas. Bring on the stand-alone tops, skirts, and shorts.

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10 Comments

  • Reply preethi June 6, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    I always wonder how people manage to wear sweaters and – the horror – blazers in the summertime. When I already have 2-3 layers, there's no way I'm adding another with DC's humidity.

  • Reply Jenny June 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm

    funny–we are having the opposite problem here this week… is it too much to ask (on June 6th) to be able to go outdoors withOUT a sweater on?
    🙂

  • Reply Lexilooo June 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    this is such a cute outfit!

  • Reply Katie June 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm

    I am wearing the same shirt right now! I think I liked it better when I first bought it, and now I agree that I like the shirt better combined with a sweater.

  • Reply Kayla @ Freckles in April June 6, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Holy cow, your hair is SO long!

  • Reply emandtrev June 6, 2012 at 7:47 pm

    I LOVE your sweater. When I was in Houston recently, it was great to have a sweater for the office (SO cold with the AC cranked), but then be able to lose it when we left for lunch (SO hot outside). I've become a bigger fan of layers in the past year or two–even if it means I have to lose that outside layer too fast for my own liking. 🙂

  • Reply Ash June 6, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Love that shirt… I have it in blue! 🙂

  • Reply Mia June 8, 2012 at 4:35 am

    I'm having to force myself to walk out of my apartment WITHOUT a sweater layer or jacket. I feel naked.

  • Reply Jen B. June 9, 2012 at 9:32 pm

    So I have been a reader for a long time. First time commen though! But I am visiting in Texas with family and stand alone shirts are the let to staying cooler than layering shirts.. Its just really hard to find modest stand alone shirts that don't need a under tank…

  • Reply Bethany June 11, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    I'm with you. Most of my clothing requires some sort of sweater or cardigan over it and it makes dressing myself in the summer SO difficult. I am now constantly on a mission to find cute/modest tees that don't require anything over or under them.

    ps. I read your blog religiously on my phone, but I only get around to the computer once in a while to actually comment. So a million comments at once is my gift to you. 🙂

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