26 January 2009

January 26th, 2009 § 3 comments


26 January 2009 – Jumping, originally uploaded by academichic.


  • Orange eyelet blouse – Forever 21
  • Turquoise cardigan – Gap, years ago
  • Jeans – Banana Republic, remixed
  • Shoes – Gap Outlet
  • Bangles – gift
  • Earrings – Forever 21

End Notes:

In my continuing defiance of winter and inspired by the flashes of color in Slumdog Millionaire, I pulled out two of my favorite bright pieces for another cold, snowy day. Among the myriad things covered in class today, I talked to my students about complementary colors and pointed to my own ensemble as proof that opposite hues “pop” against each other. And since fit — rather than preconceived notions of seasonal appropriateness — is my main dressing priority in my pregnant state, I’ll probably continue to wear a lot of “summer” clothes in the cold, just like S. mentioned in her post today. Just being a good feminist and breaking down binaries.


26 January 2009, originally uploaded by academichic.


Eyelet and Bracelet Detail, originally uploaded by academichic.

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§ 3 Responses to 26 January 2009"

  1. Amy says:

    The jumpy photo is the most adorable thing ever! Love it. And, I love the color scheme. You’re one brave lady for going outside sans-coat.

  2. Aartee says:

    Love the bright colors I would never thing to pair that together!

  3. [...] keeping with the summer-clothes-in-the-winter theme, I pulled this blouse out that I usually relegate to the back of my closet come cold weather. For [...]

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