watercolors…

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It’s so crazy to be reading about the coldness people are living in right now (like Jessica and Elana’s recent posts)- like temperatures way below zero, temperatures I don’t even know how to understand.

Yes, that is a tree full of ripe oranges behind me (and my neighbor’s recycling bin, but hey, at least it’s for a good cause…), and this scarf is merely for my drive to work because by the time I get there the day is warming up. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not bragging, because while the rest of you are having picnics during the summer, I will be planted on the couch avoiding the scorching AZ heat. Sometimes this opposite land makes me feel like I should be living in the southern hemisphere- maybe with an adorable Australian accent…

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top: from a friend
dress: H&M
scarf: Free People
shoes: ModCloth

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This wrap-style top was in a bag of clothes I received from a friend that recently moved to NYC. She was one of the best dressers in my design program, so I was delighted that she wanted me to take some things off her hands. The print reminds me of a watercolor painting, and the loose, open fit gives it endless styling options. I wore another top from her over on Flock Together the other day if you want more proof that she has great taste.

Stay warm everybody!

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9 Responses to watercolors…

  1. Ellie says:

    I have tights in that same color and can’t figure out what to wear them with. I really like how they look with your top though. And I feel ya on the heat situation – I haven’t even been needing a jacket at night!



  2. Elana says:

    Hahaha you better believe I’m jealous! Although I do have to agree; I would NOT want to be in AZ in summer! Regardless of my envy for you right now, I still love everything about this outfit, especially the tights/wedges combo!



  3. Laura says:

    That top is adorable! And those shoes are amazing!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/



  4. Kristian says:

    You look lovely Lisa. I love the tunic over the dress kind of a look.



  5. Jess says:

    Your top is so pretty! I really love the print :) I’m definitely jealous of your warm weather, I’m fed up of the rain! xx



  6. Becca says:

    Those shoes! I’m in love. It has been pretty warm in Washington this year, though nothing to California, and I’m not-so-secretly wishing either for some of the snow most of the country is getting, or for some of your sunshine!

    XOXO
    Becca | Ladyface Blog




  7. Jessica says:

    Don’t worry, Elana and I are envious of your warmth! I would love to experience such a beautiful January. Your shoes are lovely and the colors in this outfit are so pretty.



  8. Miki says:

    I totally understand what you say about really low temperatures. It’s been in the 50s here this week and I feel I’m freezing cold!

    Love those shoes! They’re so elegant and look very comfy :p.

    Hope you have a wonderful week, Lisa!



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