Waitin' for the Train

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Alexa Chung's collaboration with Madewell was beyond brilliant. I'm sort of sad I didn't buy more of her items. I did walk away with this awesome t-shirt. I have to really like a graphic tee in order to wear it and I just adore this one. It's really cute, that's the only way to describe it... adorable. 

I went home a few days ago and found that the lighting was so beautiful by the train tracks. I whipped out my camera and said, "Pops, let's take pics here". He thought I was crazy, as did the other train riders, but I think the pictures have a really great effect. 

The light in these photographs really highlight the purple color of the skirt, loves it. 

J. Crew necklace, J. Crew vest, Alexa Chung for Madewell shirt, Urban Outfitters shoes, American Apparel Skirt

I just downloaded instagram on my ipad (yes, I know, I'm so behind) and I absolutely love it! The different effects are so cool. The three I used above are probably my favorites. Which filter is your favorite? 

Highlights of my day include: 

1) Eating the most delicious corn bread in the world for our Company lunch... also indulging in a little mac and cheese (there goes the healthy eating spiel) 
2) Finding my co-worker in my air conditioned building before having to walk all the way back to the other location in this sweltering heat to hand back his items 

Mehs of my day include: 

1) Sweating while sitting for the subway, sweating while walking, sweating while taking pictures
2) My sunglasses sliding off my nose... due to sweat
3) Waiting on a huge line to swipe my metro card (because they had closed two of the turnstiles) only to see my train come and go. Needless to say, it did not return for 20 minutes, thus the sweating mentioned above
4) Sitting next to very loud girls on the way home. I can now tell you how one of them wants to travel to Chicago and that their friend's parents are stuck up 


Anonymous said...

Oh Instagram is so cool, but what's even cooler is this outfit, I'd wear it completely, is so me! That tee is beyond rad!

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Ashley said...

i love this outfit!!1 the purple is so pretty. i actually wanted that tshirt but they didnt have my size.


Anonymous said...

Don't you just love that vest? I have it too.


Anonymous said...

Love this - very carefree but colorful and well styled in that traditional Alexa Chung way! Love Madewell but haven't been in a while. I'll have to go check it out!
The Internet Garbage

Anonymous said...

Love this - very carefree but colorful and well styled in that traditional Alexa Chung way! Love Madewell but haven't been in a while. I'll have to go check it out!
The Internet Garbage

Alex said...

I love supporting a fellow Barnard alum's fun outfits and yours are certainly inspiring, which is why I'm passing along the Sunshine Award to you! Please visit my blog for details and continue to share the love. Congratulations!


Oh my Dior! said...

the skirt matches your beautiful eyes!!


Anonymous said...

Love the graphic tee it is very much adorable. And the skirt is precious! Great blog(:


emily said...

i love instagram! great look, i love the sandals and the denim vest :)

Sisters and Sisters said...

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Lauren said...

I just downloaded instagram too! Cheers to being behind the times :)

I love that this outfit is layered and still "you", yet its still entirely summertime sweat appropriate. Kudos!

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Baby Budget Blog said...

The skirt is awesome! Love the color!!


Sabrina said...

I love the casual look of this outfit. That purple skirt pops just beautifully!


ISABELLE said...

So pretty outfit! Love it!

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