Thursday, July 8, 2010

rock 'n' roll high school

rock 'n' roll high school

rock 'n' roll high school

rock 'n' roll high school

For whatever reason, I've had crappy luck with shopping lately. I'm in the market for a new "everyday" purse, but nothing wows me at the moment and, even with all the sales going on right now, no article of clothing has been worth the effort of trying on. Aren't I a Debbie Downer? I did, however, happen to discover this perfect summer top amongst the masses of discounted things at Anthropologie (sometimes, I feel like digging through their sale stuff is not at all dissimilar to thrifting - have to have the energy for it). Anyway, I could stand to add a few realistic staples like this top to my closet full of terribly unrealistic things.

rock 'n' roll high school

rock 'n' roll high school

Love the back of this top.

rock 'n' roll high school

This wolf pendant is from a gallery in Beaver Creek, Colorado. My mom gave it to me for Christmas ages ago.

rock 'n' roll high school

A couple readers asked for a close-up of these shoes I got via Chictopia Rewards.

Lilka top
vintage belt
Abercrombie and Fitch jean shorts
80%20 shoes
KMRii purse
H&M shades
wolf necklace from a gallery in Colorado 

PS Major thanks to the Fashion Cloud for featuring my look in the white jeans trend post!

64 comments:

  1. Who doesn't love the back of that top?!
    I love it, darling! It's so stylish and looks comfy!

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  2. you still managed to look so chic in a tank and denim cut offs!! i've been wearing the same thing nowadays, but not good enough to be a chic look! hahaha! :D

    Animated Confessions

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  3. Love the shoes -- like perfectly stylish foot bags! The most delightful combo of confusing and elegant. You look very chic and pretty here.

    xo

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  4. Love the shoes -- like perfectly stylish foot bags! The most delightful combo of confusing and elegant. You look very chic and pretty here.

    xo

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  5. Cute blouse!

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  6. Im worse, everywhere I go shopping I round up a bunch of things and when it comes time to pay I decide I dont want/need any of the things afterall and leave everything behind. Everything is so uninspiring for some reason

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  7. Really love your style! And the shoes!

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  8. Soooo cute dognecklace!!! I love it!!!

    http://jozefinafashion.blogspot.com/

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  9. Awesome shoes and those glasses are super chic!! HAPPY FRIDAY! xxx

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  10. just discovered your blog...amazing!!!!


    www.modemuffins.blogspot.com

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  11. just discovered your blog...amazing!!!!


    www.modemuffins.blogspot.com

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  12. nice outfit, the top is great!

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  13. You have the most amazing legs. And I adore those sunnies and that SoCal chic top+ the shoes!

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  14. I love the back detail of that tank and those shoes!!

    <3 Kelly
    sourtang.com

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  15. lovely necklace :)
    great shoes! I like this type, I call them "shoes with socks" :D

    have a great weekend!
    Watching the waves

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  16. I really love this outfit - those shoes make it even cooler. Great outfit post!!!

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  17. i love the back of that tank! like you said, my closet is full of horribly impractical items, seriously own barely any basics. though i kind of like it that way :)

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  18. Those shoes are divine. Great dress down outfit<3

    XO Lynzy
    http://fromskirtstoskillets.blogspot.com

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  19. The back of that top is definitely something and so are those sandals.

    satinsugar.blogspot.com

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  20. I love the back of your top, too!

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  21. your necklace is fantastic, I want it!

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  22. LOVE those shoes! and beaver creek, colorado! so many cute shops! i'm in denver, so every now and then my family goes up for fun and ice skating. :)
    katie

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  23. I hate when I'm on the hunt for new clothes and can't find anything that I find appealing! Times like that are frustrating! Hopefully you can find the bag your looking for soon!

    The back of that top is fantastic! I can't get enough of those bright colored sunglasses! And the shade of nail polish your wearing is great!!

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  24. love the shoes! you should check out forever21 right now, they have some cute purses and if you pick the right one it wont look cheap!

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  25. That outfit is my go-to all summer - when not at work, of course ;) LOVE the back of that tank - so rad!!
    xoxo J

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  26. I agree--the back of the top is fantastic, though I love the front as well! Also, those cut-offs are great. I tried to make myself a pair last weekend and...it did not go well.

    Looks & Books

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  27. love the back of your top! and yes, sometimes any sales racks are like thrifting, if you put the energy into it you really get some good deals sometimes!

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  28. Love this. I wish your outfit was what I was wearing right now. The back of the top and the shoes are just fabulous.

    I have also had horrible shopping luck lately. Why don't the powers that be want us to spend money? I don't get it.

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  29. The back of the top is so special and unexpected. A little surprise is always good in an outfit, I think.
    xo

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  30. I love interesting backs on tops! This one is so perfect!

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  31. I'm not kidding you are seriously the coollest girl i know

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  32. I love your shorts and belt and the back of that top is so sweet x

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  33. Love your sunnies as always. And you are right: perfect top. I have the same wardrobe problem: everything is quite impractical, esp. for hot weather!

    And I also have been having the same everyday bag problem! I settled for a thrifted leather purse (very good deal actually). But I still am on the look out!

    oh, and your matching toe nail polish?--fabulous.

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  34. Well aren't you just the picture of rock and roll summer chic!

    Regarding your remark on Antrhopologie's sale section, I totally know what you mean. I've taken to stalking items until they make it to the sale rack so that I know what I want and what size I'll need even before it makes it to the sale section. I feel like sometimes their sale section is just such a mess that it makes everything look cheap, tacky, and undesirable.

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  35. the wolf necklace is incredible!!! love it! it's so intricate...

    and your sandals are love too...

    ♥ vanilla ice cream ♥

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  36. I don't know how someone can look chic in a loose tank and cutoffs, but you're doing it. You look effortlessly cool. Love the twisted back!

    Remember to enter for your chance to win a Two Strap Belt from Sway!

    Melanie@UnravelledThreads

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  37. i love the back....puts a twist on a regular staple

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  38. My closet is full of basics. I've very strange when it come to buying clothes.
    I love the pendant.

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  39. wow, i love the back, E! such a cute summer top! also, loving the necklace and those awesome sandals! wish i could pull off flats like that, but i'm vertically challenged lol have a great weekend!

    TheOwlsCloset.blogspot.com

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  40. I know everyone already drooled over the back of the top, but really, wow. And look, it's my favorite shades again. ;)

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  41. Its amazing what a great pair of shoes and accessories can do to a simple outfit. Your belt is pure perfection.

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  42. LOVE those shoes! i've been having bad luck re: clothes shopping lately. but accessory wise.. i can't pull myself away from the botkier website. they have fabulous sales on their bags!

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  43. Those shoes are so gorgeous! x

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  44. love the flats!... i can't wear cuffed flats cuz it makes me look 2 feet tall =(

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  45. Summer chic. Love the pop of color with the sunnies. xo Mish

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  46. i've been away from blogger for so long that i need to catch up on all your looks!!

    and as always, i looooooove 'em!

    xx
    a.

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  47. I definitely love the back of the top! Those shoes are amazing. Whoa chictopia rewards are so worth it, huh? :) Nice toes!

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  48. Oh, you got the 80%20 Mollys!! Aren't they fabulous? They look terrific on your long legs. x

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  49. I really enjoy your blog, how sweet :))
    I think you will like mine too, I'd be glad if you checked it out :))

    Can't wait to hear from you hon!
    xxx

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  50. Love the top and your necklace!
    Awesome photos, sweetie!



    tough-girl-being-tougher.blogspot.com

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  51. this outfit looks so laid back
    the detailing on the back of the top is lovely

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  52. I love your sandals! Awesome blog, I'm your newest follower!

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  53. Adorable outfit. I love the plain vest, and the necklace is so cute :-) + Thanks for the very sweet comment, V. much appreciated!
    Panda xx

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  54. Lovely summer look, darling!
    The back of that tank is awesome!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  55. You look gorgeous! I just stumbled across your blog and I'll definitely be following it as of now. Feel free to follow mine as well!

    <3
    TAKE A WALK ON A RAE OF SUNSHINE:
    http://alittle-rae-ofsunshine.blogspot.com/
    http://alittle-rae-ofsunshine.blogspot.com/

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  56. Love the braided detail on the back.

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  57. you look like a model!
    this outfit is perfect!

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  58. i love those shoes..theyre so cute..i hate that you cant wear them with jeans tho..): but you rock them great with those shorts and shades :D great blog, keep up the amazing work((:
    comment mine?
    xxx
    cross my heart

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  59. that IS a great top! the back of it is so unexpected and great.

    xx
    AZD
    www.xAZDdesign.com

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