Tuesday, June 17, 2014









Loft skirt (pictured with the tee too)
J.Crew pumps, similar


I'm getting braver when it comes to picture locations. I've come a long way from the days of standing in front of a mirror. My husband often jokes with me about my fear of onlookers. I'm not a model and I don't pretend to be one, so I wonder what others are thinking while posing coyly in parks and public places around town. Maybe that's why I look so sheepish and am either always smiling like a fool from ear to ear or am touching my hair. Heck, I still worry when we take pictures outside of our condo! I mean, what will the neighbors think? I know it's silly to react like this, so I'm pushing myself more and more to go out in scary places. You know, where people go. I may look happy in these photos but I was telling Nate to hurry up because "people are looking". Now it makes me laugh a little.

I must say, I picked up this pretty floral skirt while popping into Loft for something entirely different and I am loving this impulse buy. I really try to avoid buying things on impulse because that has led to some poor judgement in the past. But this printed skirt was a must-have. I've been needing more prints in my wardrobe, and it seems to be very versatile. I dressed it up for Friday night, but I can easily see myself wearing it with sandals or flats and a simple white tee.

11 comments:

  1. So pretty! Blue looks great on you.

    Angela

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  2. Blue looks stunning on you! That skirt is gorgeous and is going to be soooo versatile!

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  3. I love the blue floral skirt on you! And I know what you mean, it took me a while to venture off to different locations besides our place. I still have moments where I don't want to venture far and take them in the backyard. haha.. baby steps! ;) I've gotten used to the onlookers stares and points. :P


    xo - Sheila
    www.sheislovelyblog.com

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  4. I have a very hard time taking pics in public places for similar reasons! Thankfully the apartment has a hidden area right outside our front door!

    Sequins&Stilettos


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  5. I am the exact same way! The other day somebody sat in his truck and watched me the whole time (I was in the Home Depot parking lot and it was a worker who was on break). I just wanted to yell at him to leave me alone. lol. You look so cute! Pretty skirt!

    http://kacieskloset.blogspot.com/

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  6. I absolutely feel the same way about pictures! I always get nervous and my husband tells me not to worry. I wonder if it will ever feel comfortable? You look gorgeous in this look. I love everything about floral right now. That ring is awesome too!

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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  7. Totally love the skirt, the print is gorgeous! And I hear you on pictures...we totally got kicked out of my favorite location last weekend by security lol...it was the back of an office building!

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  8. Hee hee, I am laughing at all the comments here about on-location shoots. What's funny is that this generation is SO photo happy it really shouldn't be a big deal. I see people constantly taking pictures of everything, everywhere. Onlookers probably think you're just posing next to the scenery, not taking an outfit photo. Not that I have room to comment on how "easy" it is to take pictures outside! (P.S. Love the outfit - the skirt and ring are killer!)
    Gina -- On the Daily Express

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  9. That is such a beautiful skirt - it was made for you!

    I've gotten a bit better about talking pictures - but I do feel that I always look anxious when hubby is taking photos (probably also because I'm keeping an eye on the kids too LOL!)...when Elaine and I got together to take photos for our LOFT posts, it was much more relaxed - I guess because we were both taking turns being photographer! And also - not many people were around!

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  10. Thank you ladies! At least I'm not alone here! Some bloggers appear so comfortable in front of the camera, but I'm not one of them. I guess practice helps. The more we do it the easier it gets ;)

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  11. I LOVE that skirt - I've been lusting after the dress in that print.
    I actually feel more awkward taking photos in my yard where my neighbors can see than I do in public, at least those people are strangers, haha.
    Chic on the Cheap

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