17 Days of Green, Day 1: March 1, 2013
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- Black and white striped cardigan: Maurices, 2011
- Black ruffle tank: Attention, Kmart (Clearance!), 2012
- Green skinny jeans: Elle, Kohl’s (Clearance! $4.87!), 2013
- Black flats: Kmart
- Torsade necklace: Our World Boutique via a Very Jane deal
- Gold earrings: Diary Earrings, Lia Sophia
Oh, those jeans. Those colored jeans. Those green colored jeans.
I resisted for a really long time. Kind of like how I resisted skinny jeans for a really long time until Sassymonkey made me try a pair on; it’s been a love affair ever since. I wasn’t looking for green colored jeans that day. I simply walked into Kohl’s looking for a black shirt. I didn’t find a black shirt; I found a Clearance Sale.
I was not in my element. There were some serious shoppers, occasionally shooting me dirty looks and bumping into me with overflowing carts. I didn’t even have a cart. I wandered the jam-packed not-quite-an-aisle aisles, touching and smiling and not picking anything up. Until.
They were hanging on the end of a rack. I narrowed my eyes at them. They wiggled at me. I thought, for certain, they wouldn’t even be my size. I looked. They were. I said to myself, “Well, they’ll still be too much, even on sale.” I looked. $4.87. FOUR DOLLARS AND EIGHTY-SEVEN CENTS. For PANTS. I figured I’d try them on and they wouldn’t fit.
And so, green skinny jeans came home with me that day.
Now, about that gorgeous necklace. I saw that tangled goodness via a Very Jane deal. The necklace itself is from Our World Boutique. Very Jane sent it to me to check out and, well, it’s just stunning. I kind of want to wear it everyday, everywhere. It’s heavy, as multiple strand necklaces often are, but not too heavy. I adore the mixed metals and added beads in the necklace. And, obviously, the green. If this necklace ever pops up again on Very Jane, I’m grabbing the coral one with the lime green thread. Obviously.
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