WiW: Wardrobe Orphans Out to Play!

When you're SYC you're gonna dig in to the deepest corners of your closet to see what you have to play with, right? 

I found some fun pieces! I love this stripe dress (it reminds me of Neapolitan ice cream!) and the cotton is actually quite sturdy and the pockets are super fun! I got a ton of compliments on it!

And the bomber jacket trend - I had picked this up for $12 at Forever 21 clearance because I needed a looser jacket last season for some bizzare reason or another; but hey - I think it kinda works together to toughen up my dress somewhat! 

I did pack a black cardigan to wear at work though; bomber jackets are probably too trendy for the hospital :P And too warm!

PS: Yesterday was a terrible, no good, double bad day - I locked my wallet and my keys inside my locker, and my lock combo was written on the back of my wallet (I'm dyslexic and memorizing numbers won't happen. Ever.) Regardless, the person who knew the combo was (of course) away until Wednesday. Consequently, I walked about 5 km home, but I had a coupon for a free coffee, so I had something to slurp on the way! HAHA. I also had to walk 5 km this morning to get to work to retrieve my car. :p

At least I had a cute dress? :) And good walking shoes? And it was +7?

PPS: Bonus! #5 - One of the dresses I had wanted for a long time that happened to be in the discard pile of a friend who was moving across the country IN MY SIZE. SO TOTALLY MINE! *squee* - It needs to get dry cleaned, though, because her cats sleep in her discard pile and I am allergic to cat dander! (ironic, cat dander on a cat dress!)
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11 Comments

  • Angie replied 5 years ago
    ADORABLE!! Happy candy stripes. Killer with the bomber :)

    Now lets see the hair down for your next WIW.

    Thank heavens you wore good walking shoes!!
  • replied 5 years ago
    Looks great with the bomber! So glad you had good walking shoes on! Have you thought about emailing yourself the combo in an archived message you could always search for if needed?
  • Beth Ann replied 5 years ago
    This dress is fabulous, Lyn.  It is playful, but it's kind of a grown up graphic stripe, which is terrific.  I like it with the bomber best.

    Can't wait to see the cat dress in rotation!
  • lyn* replied 5 years ago
    I will email myself right now! :D
  • Thistle replied 5 years ago
    Love the Neapolitan dress!  sYC really is a good way to bring out orphans and give them some love.

    nice score on the cat dress, even if you do have to de-allergen it!

    sorry about your wallet. Doesn't it figure, the one day the other person isn't there?  I am surprised a janitor doesn't have a master key.
  • rae replied 5 years ago
    Awesome dress, awesome bomber, KILLER kitty dress serendipitous score! 

    Bummer about the keys and wallet, though. :( Maybe it is the universe exacting payment for the good luck in other aspects of life? 
  • rute replied 5 years ago
    Love that dress! Gorgeous!!
  • Eliza replied 5 years ago
    Great combination of dress and bomber. Really fresh and must have a high happiness factor. 
  • krishnidoux replied 5 years ago
    Congratulations! Why on earth was this fun, "Napolitan" (so true LOL!) dress an orphan? Lovely all around, with cardi or bomber!

    Sorry for your woes. Good for you to see the bright side. And what luck for the cat dress! Hey I'm allergic to cats too, but love them on prints. 
  • Transcona Shannon replied 5 years ago
    Neopolitan is my favorite kind of ice cream so I love this dress! Seriously, this dress is fab on you and is perfect with the bomber jacket. You've got lots of hidden gems in that closet of yours obviously :)
  • replied 5 years ago
    Now I want ice cream :) You look great in the stripe with your bomber over it and the cat dress, how fab!
    So sorry about your bad luck though, all's well that ends well eh? At least you now have a way to remember your combo.

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