Training Day
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I took the day off to do some substitute teacher training. The STEDI (Substitute Teaching Institute) SubSkills training courses are really good! I’m excited to try some of the classroom management and teaching techniques.Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a consignment jacket). Knit tunic, thrifted. Plaid tunic, Forever 21. Leggings, C9. Boots, Style & Co (thrifted). Sunglasses, […]

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Change of Bridges
plaid flannel tunic denim vest faux leather jacket outfit whatiwore2day

After shooting a client in downtown Vacaville, I headed to the covered bridge behind the Nut Tree for my own photos. I was saddened to see that the eucalyptus forest around the bridge has been cut down and the bridge stands, naked, between a parking lot and a bare field. I suppose I should be […]

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Colors of the Season
red black buffalo plaid denim vest

It doesn’t have to be late December for me to pair red and (olive) green. It’s one of my favorite color combos. Shirt, Salt Valley (consignment). Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a thrifted jacket). Dress, Mossimo. Leggings, We Love Colors. Boots, Sam Edelman.

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As I was choosing photos for The Suburb Experiment’s Style Spotlight, I noticed that Jennifer is wearing a brimmed hat with my favorite outfits. I was immediately inspired to wear a brimmed hat of my own. Hat, Free Press. Shirt, Salt Valley (consignment). Skirt, Forever 21 (consignment). Legwarmers, Apostrophe. Boots, Sam Edelman. Earrings, tourist shop […]

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Star Whores
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I balanced the lingerie elements of these faux-garter stockings and lace panel shorts with utilitarian boots, a Darth Vader sweater, and a studded vest. I think the look is a little sci fi hooker. Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a thrifted jacket). Sweater, Forever 21 (thrifted). Shorts, Lassie. Tights, Me Moi. Boots, Matisse. Earrings, Francesca’s Closet. […]

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I’m sure you’ll be surprised to hear I can sometimes over think an outfit. Today, I reminded myself to “Keep It Simple, Stupid,” and selected a fit and flare dress, denim vest, leggings, and my favorite western boots. Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a consignment jacket). Dress, Shein. Leggings, Amour. Boots, Ariat. Sunglasses, Charming Charlie. Bag, […]

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I met my Toastmasters mentee for lunch and discovered a new-to-me art gallery, The Brickhouse. The owner graciously let me take photos with a few of the outdoor murals. I’ll be back for the big Day of the Dead celebration on my birthday! Vest, Tinseltown (cut form a consignment jacket). Shirt, Passport. Skirt, Madewell. Boots, […]

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Shorts and Boots

It doesn’t take much of an excuse for me to pair boots and shorts, but, if I needed one, warm autumn days are it! Vest, Tinseltown (cut from a consignment jacket). Shirt, Spense (consignment). Shorts, Forever 21. Boots, Ariat. Sunglasses, Marc by Marc Jacobs. Earrings, tourist shop in Bridgeport, CA. Bag, El Paso Saddleblanket Co. […]

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