Saturday, May 15, 2010

Friday, May 14, 2010

Top: New York & Company

Pants: Express

Necklace: New York & Company

Shoes: Aldo

I was originally skeptical about the whole 'crop shirt' trend coming back. It wasn't a good idea in the 80's, unless you were under the age of say 10, and it sure as heck isn't any better an idea now. I saw this top in the store and would have snapped it up immediately (yay, stripes!) except for the crappy cropped length. However, when I stumbled upon a store closing sale where everything was 80% off? All bets were off. I bought this for a whopping $4.00, intending to wear it to the office, tucked and belted with a white skirt. Unfortunately for me, I neglected to consider the fact that currently, I do not own a white skirt. Um, yeah.

So the top has been sitting in my closet, neglected and gathering dust, until last night. We were headed out for pizza with the neighbors and I was having one of those 'I have nothing to wear for this occasion' moments. Suddenly it dawned on me - maybe, just maybe, I could pull off this top with long skinny denim, a big necklace and sky high heels. And TA DA! An outfit is born, cropped top and all.


Kiki said...

Very cute! I too am skeptical of cropped tops. I'm so used to the longer tops I don't know that I could feel comfortable in something shorter.

Lorena said...

Great nautical look!
And for 4 bucks.... I have a little envy ;)

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