Saturday, January 2, 2010

"new year! new you!"

NYE outfit

NYE outfit

NYE outfit

Ugggh, does anyone else hate that stupid expression as much as I do?!  If I see it on one more women's magazine, I'm going to scream.  I like the idea of bettering oneself as much as the next girl, but "new me?"  Did the "old me" really suck that badly?  I really wish the object of mainstream fashion magazines wasn't to turn us all into cookie cutter pods.

Griping aside, New Year's Eve was a lot of fun and I'm looking forward to getting some things accomplished in this new year, namely purchasing a home - adulthood is scary!

NYE

K and I got our caricatures done - sooo amazing!

And I'm totally thrilled to have made the Weardrobe 100!  And next to Fashion Chalet, one of my favorite bloggers, no less!!  I also want to thank the BonBon Rose girls for the shout out in their Deck Yourself Out in 2010 with Bejeweled Pieces post.  They're having a giveaway, too, so make sure to check it out!

vintage locket
necklace from a boutique in Hoboken
Anthropologie top
Express skirt
Report Signature shoes
Zara purse

65 comments:

  1. ughhhh that line so bad and overused!

    i love your nye outfit, perfect amount of sparkle x

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  2. That top is absolutely stunning. I love it.

    And yes, I hate that saying too!!

    x

    http://walkthesand.blogspot.com

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  3. Wowza, love the top! I hate that expression too. Congrats on the feature.
    xoxo

    www.FashionSnag.com

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  4. I hate that saying...and it's in almost ever January issue, too-- you'd think the editors would wise up and use a different saying. Or dump the feature altogether.

    Love that top! :) Congrats on the weardrobe kudos! - JoAnn, Sidewalk Chalk

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  5. you have the best lace tops!! i love this one so much! :D happy new year dear<3

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  6. You really look like your caricature! And I adore your top! Happy new year!

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  7. I love your top! You always have such pretty outfits!!:)

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  8. Both your top and skirt are incredible pieces!

    I hate "new year new you" I lost count of how many times it was said to me at work today!

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  9. That skirt is fabulous! And yes, that phrase annoys the shiz outta me, too.

    Happy 2010!
    xoxo J

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  10. You look so gorgeous. That skirt is absolutely magical.

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  11. the lace on that top is gorgeous. and i'm loving your eye make-up in this post. :)
    and that caricature is awesome!

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  12. gorgeous skirt!happy new year!

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  13. Your sparkles and layers are stunning and grown up and also playful. I love how they go with your hair, too. Congrats on Weardrobe! Buying a home? Terrifying! But worth it! Good luck, my dear. :)

    xx

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  14. You look stunning! I'm especially in love with that skirt!

    And I have to agree with you about the "New year, new you" expression.

    I do hope you had a fantastic time ringing in the new year. I hope you have a great 2010!

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  15. totally adore the skirt and the way youve done your eye make up dear!!

    helen x

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  16. Love the skirt... you are indeed fabulous. Congrats on making it to Weardrobe 100. You totally deserve it.

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  17. You look so pretty and I love the caricature!!! I want one about myself too!

    Happy, Happy New Year!

    Cheers: Evi

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  18. yeah, that saying is pretty awful. That tank is so pretty, and I love all the detailing in this outfit!

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  19. wow congrats with the weardrobe 100! i totally love your skirt. it blends well with your top and shoes. fantastic look for new year!

    belated happy new year to you dear :)

    xoxo,
    sassy rica

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  20. you are sooo beautiful E! great outfit. happy new year, and congrats!

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  21. Aw. You look so sweet in these pictures. Your complexion is glowing! Congrats on the Weardrobe 100. I have to go check it out!!

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  22. I love this outfit. Great skirt! And congrats :)

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  23. This is so gorgeous! I love love love that cami, and the skirt is just perfect.
    And yeah, that "new you" line is terrible and exploits women who have bad self esteem. I am all about fresh starts and love the opportunity for a clean slate, but I don't need a new me, I just usually need to kick a bad habit (i.e., chocolate every day, LOL).

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  24. This look is BY FAR the best NYE outfit I've seen on the blogs. In a sea of sequined dresses, it's so refreshing. And oh boy, do I love that camisole!!!

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  25. Haha - your post made me think of the song "New You" by the Vandals. It's about the a guy trying to get with the "old you" but the "new you" keeps getting in the way. I think you'd like it! :)

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  26. Your blouse is gorgeous! Happy new year!

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  27. Love ur top and heels.. and I agree, that expression is such a bad cliche.. ^_^

    http://thenovembergirl.blogspot.com

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  28. loving the whole look, especially that top and shoes!

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  29. Stunning lace top with the black sparkly skirt! You always look amazing girl:)

    And the drawing of you is so adorable! Cheers to a great 2010 for you and congrats on your features!

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  30. "New you" I can take. It's "effortlessly chic" that's going to lead me to take a chainsaw to someone.

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  31. What beautiful pieces! The top is insanely gorgeous.

    Congrats on making the top 100! That's awesome!

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  32. Lace on lace ... didn't know it could be done ... you did it to perfection! Congratulations on making it to the Weardrobe 100 ... you deserve it!

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  33. congrats, darling, well deserved!
    and you look fabulous of course :)
    xoxo

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  35. that's one of the reasons I don't read women magazines. I can't stand that crap either, along with pretentious titles like "50 Tips For Getting In Shape Til Summer", "15 Must Have January Items" and "20 Ways To Turn Him On". aaaargh!

    your outfit is super cool and so is the caricature! =)

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  36. happy new year, E!
    wish you all the best in life
    congrats on the features. you
    deserve everything. you have an amazing
    fashion style.

    anyway, love that yellow top!

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  37. i love your hair! and style
    happy new year
    xoxo

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  38. i LOVE your skirt. :) you have such great style!

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  39. Congratulations on the feature! Oh and these shoes are to die for

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  40. beautiful blouse and skirt!
    lovely match

    kisses!

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  41. Haha it is a bit of a cliche isn't it? I love this look, you look really tall!:)

    http://dreamingspiresandoldcartyres.blogspot.com

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  42. i love that locket/necklace you're wearing--gorgeous!
    and congrats on the weardrobe feature (hardly a surprise, though!).

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  43. that lace top is gorgeous - congrats on making the top100 and happy new year girl!

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  44. loving that skirt...i love tulle & sequins

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  45. Great skirt, so chiq!

    Happy 2010!

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  46. awesome shirt - def thought it was vintage...anthro strikes again. yr makeup looks really good too...very festive and party-ready.

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  47. Lol... that's a funny post! I totally agree with you adulthood is scary... especially taxes for me--hate it :) Mon Mode Blog

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  48. Congrats E! You def deserve it ~ you have an eye for style and keep true to yourself, no need to become a "new you" for you! ;)

    Happy New Year ~ xox
    cara @ City Girl Chicago

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  49. What a gorgeous, gorgeous outfit! I also hate that phrase and how obnoxiously crowded the gym is January with all the people who buy into that crap.

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  50. such a beautifully delicate top!

    enter my giveaway

    xx

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  51. You are more than welcome. Thank you for inspiring us with your fabulous style. We both read you faithfully! LOVE that gorg cami!

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  52. so so so cute! I love your hair and this whole ensemble! <3

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  53. so so so cute! I love your hair and this whole ensemble! <3

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  54. I love the lacey top! its very pretty!

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  55. you look GORGEOUS! such a fun and ladylike look!

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  56. Ha - did the old me suck that bad?!! Totally made me laugh, that line is worn out. I love your necklace!

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  57. You look elegant as always and yes, I'm not much for "self-improvement" --"self-acceptance" is way better. :)

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  58. The detail on that top is exquisite, I would have thought it was vintage!

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  59. WOW. I love this outfit. the top is gorgeous but so is the skirt. Great look.

    xx
    http://mandalyzing.blogspot.com

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  60. I'm catching up on my blog reading. No matter what "you" you choose, I'll still enjoy reading your blog :)

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