target black tee – rummaged silk scarf, purse – forever21 orange belt – j crew navy cords – ebay cole haan loafers
this is a classic example of ‘it worked better in my head’. not that there’s anything wrong with this outfit, but in my mind it was much more dynamic, the bright orange playing nice with the navy of the cords, perfectly backdropped by a classic black tee. then i put it on, and it was slightly more ‘meh’ than all that. now that i’ve sat here picking this apart, i think there are two things that might have changed it: 1) if the scarf was chunkier, like the outfit inspiration, and 2) if the contrast between my light & bright scarf and the black tee weren’t so high, they might not fight each other as much.
i’m over thinking this, you say? you are probably right. ^_^
today we’re stuck with cell phone pictures! so i thought i’d just roll with it and show you some recent things i’ve captured on my cell phone from this last weekend:
we drove out to the family farm in the evening, and the last light in the sky looked like a munch painting i once saw in LA. or, i thought it was a munch, but several google searches have yielded nothing, so i’m wondering if it was just a painting that reminded me very much of a munch? but it wasn’t actually his work? the quality is terrible, of course, because cell phone + no light + moving car, but i still think it captures something of the sky.
this area has a lot of antique stores, which i loooove to spend time in, digging around and looking at curiosities. i found many fabulous things, but i didn’t end up buying anything. i thought these brass horn rimmed glasses were pretty fun.
one of the views on the ride home. it was a bummer driving there in the dark because the drive itself is so lovely. so we left a little early to make sure our drive home was in daylight. this is one of many lovely vistas.