4/8/10

For Just $6 a Day, You Can Save a Child...

Okay...the title of this post is a little deceiving. You can't save a child with 6 bucks but you most certainly can find a devine vintage kimono jacket that will feed your inner Diva!
Here's another find from my trip to Austin a few weeks ago. This vintage kimono jacket was a whole 6 bucks! It's a size too big so I just criss crossed the front and put on my favorite vintage belt of all time! That belt works everytime!


Yesterday, I took a walk with a friend (I'm trying to excercise more) and somehow we started talking about shoes...of course. I told her that I only got into shoes maybe in the last ten years. It was never something that I focused on when I was younger. I shared with her that for my entire middle school and high school years, I never wore sandals because I have ugly feet. I was very self conscious about them.
As I got older, and started living life, I decided to be grateful that I even have feet! I just got to the point where I realized someone, somewhere in the world would kill to have my ugly feet because they didn't have FEET AT ALL! Then, I took the attitude that if I'm gonna expose my "ugly" feet...I might as well dress them up in fabulous shoes! So, that my friends is the reason I love a really pretty shoe!
Plus, my great grandfather always said that if somone doesn't like my feet....KICK THEM IN THE EYE! And really my feet aren't ugly...they are just MINE! LOL


Did you once hate something about your physical appearance but now embrace it?
I wore the skirt to work but wanted to wear jeans. It's the perfect Spring item. Lightweight, well structured and classic. I'm thinking you'll see alot of this kimono around these parts!



Toodles! Have a great weekend!

22 comments:

budget chic said...

Perfect look! I love it...that was a real score! I'm also looking for a kimono top / dress but have'nt found anything yet. Still searching. Great piece to dress up or down. Totally fab!

Ro said...

CUTE CUTE CUTE!!
and I LOVE that price chick! and the shoes.

ALMOST HAVING IT ALL said...

LOVE IT GIRL!! I have ugly feet also but, I have come to terms with it so, I rock my ugly toes in fab open toe shoes all the time baby!! UGLY TOES STAND UP!!

V said...

How is it that I just discovered your blog? I love it! I'm from Houston too, added your blog to my reader. Super cute outfit!

LU said...

Funny I NEVER wore sandals until I got to college for the same reason. Like you said someone would love to have my ugly feet.

Life with Kaishon said...

Get out of the city! I think your feet look super : ). What did I hate about my physical appearance? Oh my. where to start...

I love your kimona! Love the belt and the shoes! Most of all love your Grandpa! How cool does he sound?

Writing Without Periods! said...

That top would feed my "inner" child. Love it. What I didn't like about me...thin hair...if something was going to be thin why hair?
Mary

Moni @ CL Journal said...

I...AM...SICK...OF...YOU...AND...YOUR...SHOES!

I WANT THEM!!!!

OK, that's it! I had to show the jealousy! LOL!!!

OMG, the shoes are FAB just FAB!!

ALMOST HAVING IT ALL said...

she knows they a great that's why she takes so many pictures of them. I think we should form a posse' and take them!!! and the kimono!!!!LOL

Courtnee said...

I think this is one my favorite outfits I've seen on you! I LOVE this jacket!!

Collette said...

This kimono jacket is greatt, formal or casual.
Ugly toes here too! But when Spring gets here, I just put some polish on them & away we go! (((HUGS)))

Christen said...

Don't you just love that belt that makes any outfit work?! Your is fabulous! And that kimono jacket is really an incredible piece. Best $6 you've ever spent, I'm sure! :)

FashionAddict said...

What a gorgeous top! Looks fab on you. And I have "freak toes" if it makes you feel any better...the big toe and following three are just about the same length, and then my baby toe is normal size. Hubbs teases me and says the first four are all "fighting for the power" LOL. Anyways, I adore those shoes, and your feet do not look bad at all :)

FabFash50s said...

I LOVE that jacket, and you always make me laugh, thanks! Great shopping find, I love shopping in different cities.

kiki_ri73 said...

I HEART your Kimono! I so want it! I almost left you the same exact message you had for Jane of "Sea of Shoes", in the Girl Fight post! Hahaha Her sequined Kimono was divine. PS. I also HEART your Blog!!!

drollgirl said...

$6 for that radical kimono?!?! i want to go shopping in austin! how radical!

and there are a LOT of ugly feet on planet earth. i see them every time i go and get a mani/pedi! it really doesn't matter. my feet are ok, but my heels are a wreck! ahhahahahah. whaddya gonna do, but work with what you've got! :)

Onika said...

Oh my G-O-D....That belt just gave me heart palpitations. Best belt I've seen in a while!

Oh and check out my post today-It's got a tribute to you :)

Tauromaja said...

I think you have really cute legs! Work it!

Adrienne S. said...

The kimono... love it. As for something I don't like about myself...I've always hated my big nose, but the older I get the more I grow into it. And really, there are worse noses to have.

Adrienne S. said...

The kimono... love it. As for something I don't like about myself...I've always hated my big nose, but the older I get the more I grow into it. And really, there are worse noses to have.

Tonia {Chic Modern Vintage} said...

Thats my price, you go gurl!!

cellulite cream said...

Simply elegant!

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