In celebration, I’m committing myself in earnest to The New Project until my 7-day summer holiday begins this Wednesday. Such is the life and times of a (relatively) newly minted academic.
I am, however, scheduling time for some extended reading of the last month or two of your blogs, StyleNation. I cannot wait to see what you’ve been wearing!
In the mean time, here’s what I’ve worn since summer finally arrived in IPF North. (I am still in meetings of various kinds 3-5 times a week in pursuit of The New Project.)
#1. Green Skirt, Hot-Hot Day
I love this colour of green. Maybe you guessed this fact already, given that this is the colour of my wedding dress. I wore this ensemble (not the wedding one) for a meeting on the other side of campus late last week. The black turned out to be the right choice as it didn’t show my extreme sweatiness after that slog. The green was touch and go, embarrassing sweat-mark-wise. Fortunately, the slip I threw on before dashing out of my house that morning took the brunt of the load.
Anne Klein black embellished sleeveless T: new to blog (via Winners)
Kelly Green cotton twill skirt: new to blog (via Winners)
Black leather belt: Nine West
Eject white leather peep-toe slingbacks: new to blog (deeply discounted in last summer’s sales)
I talked myself out of this top two separate times before I finally picked it up. The feathery parts are a bit fru-fru and silly; but I’ve decided one can never have too many boat neck black sleeveless tops. Because black is awesome (obviously), and because it’s nice not to worry about cleavage allowance during meetings.
#2. Matchy-matchy, Muggy Day
This is what I’ve got on today. It’s hot and sticky, but I had a meeting with a new research assistant, so I was going for floaty (read: air circulation under the clothes), not clingy, but still on the profesh side.
Forever Fashion embellished mauve sleeveless T: new (via Winners)
Esprit cotton drop-waist pleated flower skirt: remixed
Silver-link metal belt: thrifted, remixed
Nine West nude platform wedges: remixed
All this sweating is heightening my anticipation of cottage week. If all goes as planned, I will be cottage-bobbing with E-Jo, Rinty the Crusher, and another key player or two by late Wednesday afternoon. Probably we’ll look something like this (some faces obscured to protect the innocent;)