Tuesday, November 23, 2010

i fought the law


top: thrifted, $3 -- skirt: thrifted, $4 -- sweater: thrifted, $3 -- tights: Nicole Miller via Marshalls, $3 -- boots: thrifted, $8

I think navy and black is an alleged no-go, but I've always liked it. The most recent Lucky also warned against ever wearing more than 3 colors in one outfit, which was pretty stupid advice if you ask me. My four colors and navy-black was just so rebellious (hence the post title.)

We had a daytime high of 55 degrees  Fahrenheit (13 degrees Celsius) today, which is about as cold at is ever gets here. So I was really cold. I know it's not that cold, but it is to me. It was super cloudy and dark out, which made it hard for me to get decent photos. I think I need to just bite the bullet and start getting up earlier so I can take some photos with the morning light. The light from the west in the afternoon is totally obstructed in our entire yard.



Giant cardigans make excellent capes.



Thank you all SO MUCH for the abundance of comments on my last post! It's really encouraging, and it makes me super happy.

I had a nice time running some errands today. Cobbler, Goodwill, Target, Post Office, Trader Joe's, and the produce shop.  (I really wanted to say "greengrocer," but I decided I just need to embrace my American English. Haha.) Running errands is one of my favorite things to do, oddly enough. It relaxes me.

Today's title comes from the song "I Fought the Law." Most people know The Clash version, which is my favorite, but it's actually a Sonny Curtis composition that he performed with a post-Buddy Holly Crickets. It was covered by The Bobby Fuller Four in 1965. There's a cool little video of the Bobby Fuller Four with an awesome intro that I thought I'd share.

29 comments:

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

oooh i adore this outfit - esp the tights with the boots. the colors are so great too!!

sounds like a productive day (i LOVE trader JOE's)!

Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

Lucky mag sometimes knows nothing, the more color the better. Plus, navy and black look great together. you are too cute. I love that song too :)

Hautejabi said...

LOVE THE TIGHTS!! And the overall colorblocking of the outfit. Super chic

Chelsea Lane said...

I LOVE your color mixing <3 and I gave you a blog award missy! yeehaw, check the postttt

xoxo

Fivetwocharm said...

rules are meant to be broken! especially the stupid ones. i love your whole outfit!

i love the clash version of "I Fought the Law". although, the bobby fuller four version is good too:)

♥ StylisHedForeVer said...

Super cute boots, and i'm loving the whole look. Nice blog hun :)

Stay gorgeous!
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Rosie said...

I think navy and black looks so great together. We should all be able to make our own rules!
Another sweeeeeet outfit :)

Rosie x

http://carelesslycutyou.blogspot.com

Katie said...

I always thought navy and black were an alleged no too, but this looks great! It seems old fashion taboos are being broken! :)

Kayraheart.fashion said...

Omg..U look so adorable...And Im so loving ur hair.
xoxo

Nnenna said...

lovely outfit and I agree, the 3 colors rule is dumb, which your outfit proves quite nicely!

jane + jen said...

always break the rules! love the lace.

xo~jane

Annebeth said...

I love that song, I always thought it was just Buddy Holly. It gets stuck in my head like once a month or something. And you know I love your outfit!

Giovanna ♥ said...

Beautiful outfit! You look super cute! I love the color of your sweater!
xoxo
Giovanna
Boho Market Blog

Collette Osuna said...

I love the mix of colors...you look really cute!!
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JennaStevie said...

I reallllly love this look, those tights and the skirt are beautiful. Really love the top with the lacy bits and that cardigan. This would have been easier to say "I love this look from head to toe" haha
13 degrees?!? Thats frickin warm! But compared to my -25 anything is warm! I am very jealous though
xJennaD

Tonio said...

I love your MAXI MAXI cardigan!!
And I don´t know if I had already told you, that you hair cut is amazing!!
see you sweetie!

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Zarna said...

beautiful cardi! you look fabulous!

em.me.ma said...

cute outfit; especially love the tights! hope you'll follow me!:)

SMASH said...

hataz gon hate but I have fully backed black and navy blue since day 1 and you are working it ;)

xx
MILK TEETHS

Meg! said...

I love everything about this outfit! Especially the boots. Those boots. Hnnnng.

Michal said...

You look awesome (& cute!). :D Lucky has been saying dumb things lately.

JMay said...

How cute are you! Love this outfit, your red hair is fierce!

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kendallcrow said...

I'm with you on the navy and black combo. I've always loved it and always will :) You look gorgeous by the way! The tights are awesome.

-Kendall

FASHION ICE said...

really love the colors in this look!

Tonio said...

I love your MAXI MAXI cardigan!!
And I don´t know if I had already told you, that you hair cut is amazing!!
see you sweetie!

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SMASH said...

hataz gon hate but I have fully backed black and navy blue since day 1 and you are working it ;)

xx
MILK TEETHS

Giovanna ♥ said...

Beautiful outfit! You look super cute! I love the color of your sweater!
xoxo
Giovanna
Boho Market Blog

Rosie said...

I think navy and black looks so great together. We should all be able to make our own rules!
Another sweeeeeet outfit :)

Rosie x

http://carelesslycutyou.blogspot.com

Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

Lucky mag sometimes knows nothing, the more color the better. Plus, navy and black look great together. you are too cute. I love that song too :)