26 March 2010

Not Really French

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I don't think it's a secret that I'm not French. I'm about as French as four lack-luster semesters studying the language in college and three hazy crazy days in Paris last June can make me (which, once again, makes me not). But I can eat a baguette like nobody's business and love a good stripe, or twenty.

So it makes no real sense that here is my Frenchie tribute OOTD - which is really a nicer description of my outfit than my initial reaction to it after reviewing my camera pics (Ooh, I look like a cute Parisian - wait, no, I think kind of look mime-ish. Or maybe gondolier-ish? Or even Hamburglar's girlfriend-ish?)

It's OK if you gals thought of the former too, because I am way too lazy to change now anyways. I was apparently adamant about wearing a striped shirt with this skirt, because I tried on about five different ones before finally settling (I even tried a red striped shirt over this - what am I thinking?!)

I'm just going to grab my beret, my pot of white face paint, a few cheeseburgers and a copy of O Solo Mio, and I'll be on my way!



Top: J. Crew favorite fit striped boatneck
Skirt: Lands' End cotton modal foldover
Belt: The Limited woven leather
Necklace: Laila Rowe
Shoes: Nine West Temani patent wedges

Here's to another terrific Friday! Bon week-end!

15 comments:

  1. "Or even Hamburglar's girlfriend-ish?" HAHA, you are HILARIOUS! That literally made me LOL. But for the record, you don't look like the hamburglar's girlfriend -- you are far too cute for a common thief of fast food! I really love a good stripe too, and hey, having been to Paris, you're a lot more French than a lot of people can claim to be. I love this look!

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  2. i love your striped boatneck top. :)

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  3. I think it's cute! I like it. I'm always very much in favor of stripes.

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  4. Thanks for all your comments, ladies!

    And Amy, my best French phrase is "parlez anglais?" because that's about as much good as those French lessons have done for me. :o)

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  5. I am french (by genetics, not birth) and I approve of this outfit. It is a bit gondolear-ish, in a good way! There is a dress just like this on ModCloth right now.

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  6. Hahah, Hamburglar :)

    This outfit is very cute. I love the belt too!

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  7. Haha, I think your outfit looks great - very classy & sophisticated. Love the color of that skirt!

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  8. Lisa, your posts crack me up. I too can eat a baguette like nobody's business lol. I wish we lived closer so we could be shopping buddies too! Anyway, I'm sure you know how much I love stripes--your shirt is so cute! Hope you're having a fab weekend!

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  9. this is so french and lovely! and i am loving brights with stripes for the spring--this is gorgeous.

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  10. Such a fabulous look. Loooooove the skirt!

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  11. Thanks for the comments, ladies! And for indulging me in my stripes fetish!

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