Monday, February 6, 2012

Trending Through the Decades: Stripes

Welcome to the 15th edition of Trending Through the decades.  This is a fun link up where you can show how your age decade styles a current trend.  This week it's all about stripes.

Stripes were all over the place in the fall and seem to be holding their own for the spring trends too.
I chose to wear my striped tee with a knee length leather skirt (yep that's me at almost 54 wearing a leather skirt!)  mensware vest and dark grey tights (I think the closest to bright tights I will wear) .  The way I tied the scarf is what I learned new this week.  I think when things settle down I might do a weekly post on what I learned this week from blogging.  I actually tied it like a mans tie and I love the style.


I also posted Sunday about getting my outfits together the night before........So this is my first attempt.
Sadly, the only thing I didn't like was the scarf.  I really should have gone with something brighter.  I kind of feel like I was dressing for a dark and cloudy day.   Shortly, I will be picking out my outfit for tomorrow.   My husband says sometimes I'm like dress up Barbie.  What the hell!   A girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do.

Have a great week and link up your stripe attitude .  We all live with to many rules.  All I ask is that you link back to my blog (and no I don't have time to check and delete you) And it would be really nice it you would put your age decade next to your name EX:  Tammy (50's)

Outfit stats:
Skirt thrifted 2.50
Vest thrifted 1.00
Tee Target clearance 5.00
Silk scarf thrifted 1.00
Tights Target 8.00
J Crew boots thrifted 4.00
Bottom, line I paid almost as much for my whole outfit that I paid for my tights!!!! Come on summer, these things are to expensive!









15 comments:

  1. I swear, seeing your great bargains makes my heartrate go up something fierce. haha
    You look totally amazing in that skirt and the stripes looks great with it too. The skirt is a definite keeper.

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  2. How do you get such amazing bargains, Tammy?!! The skirt does look great on you and I like the way you've tied your scarf (I've not tried that one)!

    Catherine x
    http://notdressedaslamb.com/

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  3. love your outfit!!! I've been adding striped blouses to my wardrobe--i love the crisp clean lines of the stripes.

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  4. as usual...thrifty pieces that look like a million bucks when put together by you! Stripes ! Yay... I think I read your mind....or you read mine. Thanks for hosting!

    mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  5. Dress up Barbie- something my man would say too! I love picking out clothes the night before- makes the morning run so much more smoothly! You look incredible-the scarf and the leather skirt put the icing on the cake! Yay I took photos of stripes last week and will post soon to link-up!

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  6. Oooh, I'm totally into stripes! I'll wear something and link up soon!

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  7. And how selfish am I, I pressed published before I'd even reffered to you! You are soooo rockin that skirt! Fab!!!!!!!!!

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  8. or spell-checked: referred!!!!

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  9. Lovely stuff! My outfit queued up for tomorrow includes a striped shirt, and I will link up then, for sure!

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  10. Love the outfit! I love the dress up Barbie comment! Too funny!

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  11. Hi Tammy,
    You are rockin' the leather skirt! What a find at $2.50? That's insane. Very edgy look, LOVE it!
    Linking up for stripes...this was the only photo I had of a striped outfit. I'll link back to your blog on tomorrow's post. :)

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  12. How long will we be able to link? I have to think fast...and I teach until 10 on Wednesdays. Hope I can still join in on Thursday. You're looking great and you've given me an idea for an orphan scarf of mine.

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  13. And, I've come back and linked up. Lovely project, and I'm so pleased to be participating!

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  14. You've got some great steals! I too love stripes. I'm your newest follower and linking up for the first time :)

    http://www.wherenothinggoodcomeseasy.com

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  15. Gorgeous all of you indeed
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