Put a hat on it

Wednesday, May 25, 2011
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I'm wearing a Forever 21 straw hat ($4), Love Stitch white blouse ($4), DownEast Basics shirt (gift - buy it!), tan belt ($5), Forever 21 maxi dress-turned-maxi skirt ($5), and Forever 21 sequin flats ($5) with a vintage Gucci bucket bag ($3).

I actually didn't wear this hat today. If I were going to the beach or anywhere but work I would wear it. At least, that's where my heart was. So my hat came with me.

Also, that bulge isn't my tummy or anything (like a baby). It's my shirt being dumb.

45 comments :

  1. ABCD For MichelleMay 29, 2011 at 5:48 PM

    I saw maxi skirts at Express yesterday, including a gray one in the same shade as your maxi dress. I came thisclose to buying it because of how you totally rock it! I'm going to wait until it's on sale, though. They cost somewhere between 60 and 70 bucks! Plus I have to get it hemmed up, so that's just more money....

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  2. Eeek! Yeah, that's a lot of dough..

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  3. i am a fan of the dress-turned-skirt; it's lovely :) 

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  4. You look adorable! Love the hat, I'm a big fan. You should definitely wear one to work one day, give it a go. 

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  5. Cute hat! I love your maxi skirt too :)

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  6. I'll give you my clogs for that hat! I've been looking for one just like that.
    savannah-joyofliving.blogspot.com

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  7. Love this outfit! And the hat is perfect. If I could wear my hat all the time, I totally would.

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  8. in reply to your comment on my blog: what a small world! but no i never took any psychology classes at csuf.

    in reply to your post: cool bag! and love that blouse and hat on you!

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  9. LOVE YOU, this and YOUR ADORABLE BLOG!! Asian Blogging Sisters Unite! ;)

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  10. The hat looks awesome on you, and I kind of missed your love stitch blouse. Yeah, I noticed you didn't wear it for awhile 'cause I'm creepy like that.

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  11. Yayy for hats, I wish I looked good in hats, ha ha...And I love the details on the sleeves of your top!
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  12. You look so lush skinny minnie.

    C x
    http://memiorsofalittlethingcalledlife.blogspot.com/

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  13. Love, love, love the hat! You look fantastic.  I've been reading your blog for a long time and am always impressed by how you make simple outfits look elegant and special.

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  14. You look swell! love the skirt with the fedora!

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  15. love the maxi dress turned skirt Elaine!

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  16. I like the hat! I would wear hats more often if they were acceptable at work.

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  17. Gorgeous photos. Love the blouse!

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  18. Love that hat, looks so cute on you!

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  19. what a deal on your bag!  the entire look is perfect for spring!

    ps i got your email and am definitely interested, i've just been sick and haven't been able to catch up...

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  20. you look so california! i really want to try a maxi, but I'm scared!

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  21. Okay...is it me or are Maxi dresses like totally addictive?! I just wore mine on my blog the other day (with an Audrey Hepburn shirt over it) it's like if you wear the maxi dress once, it calls to you! *GRIN* Okay..maybe not 'calls' but still!
    Natasha
    A Modest Fashion Blog:
    www.natashaatkerson.blogspot.com

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  22. It does look perfect for the beach! The hat is a must have definitely, loved the vintage Gucci!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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  23. I LOVE this look on you.  You can rock a hat so well!

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  24. Everyone keeps finding cute hats and fedoras from Forever 21! I need to check them out for a cheap option. I just need to figure out how to fit my big hair under the hat...hmmm

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  25. Lovely!!! great hat!!!

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  26. I love the hat on you. Reallys suits you. It would be perfect for the beach.

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  27. I love your hat!  I am a huge fan of hats

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  28. Hi girl. You look amazing wearing long skirts, I love it.

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  29. I love the outfit, especially the hat.
    But don't you hate having to explain every tummy bump as "Not a baby"? It definitely makes me feel like I'm a celebrity on "bump watch." I wore an unflattering dress one day and was being given maternity advertisements the next- awkward!

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  30. I am loving the maxi skirt look. I just bought one from Old Navy and cannot wait to wear it! 
    The hat is the perfect touch.

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  31. very cute outfit, hats are def a fun trend -but yes, pry for the beach!

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  32. You look so pretty! Love the hat!

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  33. Hehe, I like your little hat story. Love the whole ensemble! Very chic and classic.

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  34.  Oh I didn't notice that buldge until I read it. Lovin' your bag. That hat is perfect on you.

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  35. Aww, I hate it when shirts are being dumb.  I also hate it when I'm not at the beach and am at work/studying/anything else instead. Something needs to be done about that...

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  36. This skirt and shirt are so beautiful and timeless together - love it! And the hat works perfectly with it!

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  37. Real cool look Elaine! Lovin your bag! :)
    xxx

    http://gypsy-diaries.blogspot.com/

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  38. Sorry your blouse was being dumb. It looks really pretty though! I love the sleeve. And this outfit is perfect with that hat! I feel like dressing for work sometimes keeps me from wearing what I really want. But a hat is easy to put on as soon as you're done.

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  39. what a great hat!!  and i'm so jealous that you can wear flats with a maxi.  looks great on you!

    cute & little

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  40. Elaine!!!  I like the white hat, it suits you.

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  41. I like that texture in the shirt, it goes well with the skirt. For sure. 

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