My New Favorite Outfit: Blue and Gold

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Blue and Gold

Blog Everyday in May Challenge, Day 7: What am I most afraid of?

This is a hard one.  Before my son, I was really afraid of the dark, for real. I couldn't walk through our house at night without flipping switches as I went.  Then, Grant was born, and all mom's know there is plenty of walking though the house at night when your little one wakes up hungry.
From that point on my biggest fear became something happening to my family, most specifically, to Grant.  I had a crazy fear for the first year of Grant's life that I would forget him in the car and go to work.  Now, he talkes so much I'd know if he was in there. : )

Now to my outfit: Today I kind of feel like I need to be cheering on my high school team, the Warriors.  Blue and Gold were our school colors and Before last week, I don't think I've worn the colors together in about a decade.  I love the ease of this outfit and I feel put together but comfortable, and to me that's a fabulous combination.

Top: Express $20
Skirt: LOFT $3 (thrifted)
Jacket: The Limited (circa 2003ish)
Belt: Kohl's $5
Necklace: Charming Charlie's $1
Bracelet: Target ?
Shoes: Target $12

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  1. love the denim on denim with u! and the yellow touches are lovely :)

    XO Meghan

  2. I'm not a huge fan of the dark either...especially if the power goes out! Love navy and yellow together and this is a cute, casual outfit!

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  3. Two of my favorite things - yellow and denim! I love this outfit! And I am terrified of something happening to my family too. I'm sure I will be the same way when I have a little one!

  4. Blue and yellow is one of my favorite color combos (even if the blue is denim!)

  5. Hahah I used to refuse to walk anywhere in my house without a light on! I really like the jean jacket with the navy

  6. adorable outfit. love the pops of yellow. such a nautical-esque vibe!

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  7. You look very put together yet casual. The gold sandals are cute. Great necklace (I have a similar one) & bracelet.

    I have fears about the baby now too, that I am a mom. All kinds of scary thoughts go through my head. I think it is normal and it is a natural motherly instinct to have.

  8. Love this yellow top and belt! So cute.

  9. My high school mascot was the Warriors, too!

  10. One of my biggest fears is something happening to people I love too. I can't imagine how much worse that fear will get when I have kids!

  11. Cute, love this look.I also used to be afraid of the dark until Aiden came and then like you said, you have no choice. I still don't like it but i muster through it.


  12. Speaking of Blue and Gold, my SOs favorite basketball team is the Golden State Warriors! As for your outfit, I am loving this look... it's cute, yet casual!

  13. I really love yellow and blue together, and your skirt looks super comfortable!

  14. Hello,
    Very cute and casual. Blue and Gold is a great combo!$1 necklace, now that's a bargain!

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  15. I'm scared of spiders, but you know that. :) Thanks for the flash backs to WHS - go warriors!! Love you!

  16. I know what you mean about the dark. I have to switch every light in the house on when I walk through the house. I also have to leave every door open because I get paranoid that I'll be locked in the room.

    Cute outfit! Go the Warriors!!

  17. Gorgeous outfit! Love the yellow top and the fab yellow belt, you look great! <3

  18. I love denim with yellow <3 Great outfit!!

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