Tuesday, January 10, 2012

EBEW: Black & White



One of my favorite things about blogging is the link ups and challenges that come around.  Everybody Everywhere is just one of these, and I love it!  This month's theme is Black and White.  The announcement post was titled "It's Black, It's White", and I have had the Michael Jackson song stuck in my head ever since.  I was in 1st grade when that music video premiered, and it was the biggest deal ever.  I don't know why all the 7-year-olds cared, but anyone who was anyone watched that premier and was talking about it on the playground the next day.  We even had a Michael Jackson Impersonation contest with moon-walking and all.  That was my last year in public school, although switching was unrelated to the MJ contest.  

Yesterday, I dug through my closet and laid all of my black and white options out on the bed.  This dress caught my eye, because I love the print and haven't worn it yet.  It was $14 at Ann Taylor (on the same day I bought this dress).  It is a halter, and very body-con, so I either need to tone up or invest in some more effective Spanx before I can wear it alone.  Maybe this summer!  Anyway, it works as a pretty cute skirt for now.   


Sweater:  Gap
Jacket: Relativity
Skirt (really a dress):  Ann Taylor
Belt:  Old Navy
Tights:  Target
Boots:  Target

3 comments:

  1. Oooooh that skirt is great, even if it is a dress:)

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  2. Thanks for the intro to EBEW! I just picked up a great black and white "dalmation" sweater on clearance at Old Navy that totally fits the theme. Now to figure out some fun ways to style it!

    And I totally recall the same hoopla over the "Black or White" video! It cracks me up that my third graders ask me to play my "Thriller" CD!

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  3. Wow! Absolutely love your skirt! Very pretty and your top and blazer are both flattering too. Great choice for black and white combo, eh.

    Cheers,
    Cathy@The Cheap Scrubs Pockets Galore

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