Thursday, November 18, 2010

I'm a Lady, You See

Hat: Urban Outfitters
Wool Trench Coat (w/ rosebud lining!): J. Crew, thrifted
Vest: Shade Clothing
Dress: Gap
Necklace: Forever 21
Boots: Dolce Vita for Target
A hat should be taken off when you greet a lady
and left off for the rest of your life.
Nothing looks more stupid than a hat.
-P.J. O'Rourke
It's a rainy and cold day here in Mount Angel. I am ready to watch Anne of Green Gables and eat popcorn. What's your favorite rainy-day activity besides stuffing soggy leaves in your neighbor's car?

I am gearing up for a trip to the coast this weekend. I can't wait! The Oregon coast is my favorite of all coasts; dark, brooding, and mysterious. Perfect poetry material. (And photo material!)

18 comments:

  1. I was really hoping to see some super shiny watches hanging inside that trench coat of yours. Sadly I was disappointed. And also, Im jealous that you are going to the coast because I want to go too. Once we went and it was fun.

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  2. Oooh! I like the new header! Love the look :) That hat is beautiful!

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  3. Ohh man I can't believe you thrifted that coat! It's tops :) i'd say my favorite rainy day activity is baking and reading and snuggling in bed!

    xx
    MILK TEETHS

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  4. Your comment on my blog made me laugh out loud :P thanks kitten ...oh I LOVE the hat so so cute. I love a little pin up girl in an outfit. Cute blog xx

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  5. love the new header love.
    you look beautiful as always. ( i know i always say that..but i mean it.)
    i got those shoes and i really wanted to like them but the husband told me to take them back.. :(
    BUT. you are rocking them. i love how you styled them with a sweet outfit...gives it a little "pop" to the outfit...
    xoox

    ps. i love love the hat & anne of green gables.

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  6. You are darling! Love the whole vibe, hat to boots! I've never been to Oregon's coast but I love how you make it sound...very surreal!

    Thanks for visiting and commenting on my blog!

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  7. Wow. I'm so amazed you pulled off a feminine headband with such rockin' boots!!! You're amazing. You wear them both so well together.

    www.clothedmuch.com

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  8. this looks like the most beautiful sidewalk! and your little fascinator/hat is sooo pretty! love it all so much!

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  9. I love these photos! What an awesome hat (& that quote is awesome hehe)! Oregon is actually one of the top places on my "to see" list. I'd love to see the coast and go to Portland. Have fun!

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  10. Sometimes I think you are just straight out of another time and place and I LOVE it! SO CHARMING. I am way overdue for an Anne of Green Gables marathon and I would have to add Sound of Music in there, too!

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  11. Louise, you have the most gorgeous smile!!! You emit happiness! :) So cute! Love the new header!

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  12. Oh my goodness, you seem to be the master of cute hats! I love this whole outfit, especially the coat and hat :)
    Have a good trip! New poetry material is always a nice thing :)

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  13. first off you are adorable! I loooove that coat. I'm currently on the hunt for a good winter coat and so far no luck.

    the title of the post is making me giggle to no end. all i can think of now is Emily Howard... (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZYQXtJ_y0w)

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  14. Great outfit and great photos! You look oh so cosy. I used to work with a young gent who would always take his hat off to greet a lady. I thought it was cute, especially as he was only about 25.

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  15. @Trina-- YOU GOT IT! ha ha ha! Watching it now.

    Thank you all for your really sweet comments-- I appreciate every one.

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  16. Oh how I love your boots! Why is it I practically live in Target and never manage to find cute stuff like this?? It's not fair! It's not fair! :)

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  17. i liked it alot!!
    im following you!
    http://frozenshoulders.blogspot.com/

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