what I wore : quintessential Kaylah - The Dainty Squid

what I wore : quintessential Kaylah

Thursday, May 09, 2013

jacket - thrifted
dress - TJ Maxx
belt - came with this dress
back patch - Stay Home Club
necklace - c/o Eclectic Eccentricity
left collar pins -Thora Ford Jewelry, vintage, Vinca via Fab
triforce patch - PowerPatches

Lately I've been on a mission to "customize" my jean jacket, really it's just an excuse to squeeze as many awesome patches and pins on it as possible. My favorite new addition is my Walter from The Big Lebowski pin. You can see a closer picture of it here. I'm a huge fan of The Big Lebowski (and using quotes from the movie as much as humanly possible in my everyday life!) so this pin was a no-brainer. It took all of about five seconds from me finding it to it being in my cart. I'm expecting two more super sweet patches in the mail for my coat soon but I'll tell you all about those when they get here because they're too great to spoil.

I go through a lot of phases with what I wear. Sometimes I'm really into bright colors, sometimes I like earth tones the best, sometimes shirts and skirts are my thing and sometimes dresses are the only thing I feel comfortable in. I go through the same cycles of what I like and feel most comfortable in every few months but it seems pretty universal that I always always always love outfits like this - my jean jacket, a striped dress and some polka dotted tights. I feel like this is something I would have even liked in high school. This outfit is quintessential Kaylah. If I could wear something like this every day I would.

Hope you have a lovely Thursday! I have no idea how it's nearly the end of the week already, guess I've been spending too much time planting flowers these last few days. ;)

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29 thoughts

  1. There's a graveyard 7 minutes walking distance from my house. Across from that is the headstone makers. Here in Germany, they make gravestones by hand. There are some pretty cool ones, too. At a glance, my favorite is one with a tree carved in. I've been thinking about taking some pictures, but don't know what I'd do if someone came out cursing and yelling in German. It is a holiday, today, though...

  2. I totally go through phases as well.

  3. I love everything about this outfit but most of al I love the necklace, and the polka dot tights!

  4. I love the light in these pics, it has something melancholy <3

  5. These tights are amazing and I love all your brooches + your Stay Home patch!! :)

  6. Love that striped dress!


  7. Gravestones AND blossom. Perfect <3 okay, that sounds a little weird but the photographs are lovely.

  8. You look so cute, you seem like some anime character :) Adorable!

    Sofia G

  9. Gorgeous! Absolutely love the stripy dress and the minty shoes :)


  10. I love the cat peeking over your stockings!


  11. I love the colour of your shoes! The cat patch on the back of the jacket is adorable!


  12. You look great, love it!

  13. Love the badges and denim jacket!! So lovely!! :) xx

  14. That jacket! Love how you customized it!

  15. The denim jacket looks so cool down to your shoes (todiefor). I love your outfits so much. ;)

    Have a good day! :)


  16. Ahhh! I LOVE your Walter pin! I'm a Big Lebowski fan too, man! I would love to have one of The Dude :) Jeff Bridges makes me melt lol. All of your pins look lovely on your jean jacket!

  17. That triforce patch is the business! I'm a Zelda fan so I'm in love. I'm also digging those flirty tights!

  18. I need to get me one of those Stay Home Club patches for my denim jacket. Everything about this outfit is perfect. I especially love your pins/brooches!

  19. The color of your hair is so amazing!

  20. Ooookay, now that I know that you're such a big Dude fan, I love EVEN MORE! :3 <333

  21. This is so you. I love it. And look at your little garters on those tights! So cute.

    xox Sammi

  22. Love this outfit so much! I don't wear dresses, but if I did, this looks like the perfect one. And the shoes! I have some trainer flats in the same color. :)

    You are really beautiful.


  23. love your tights, adorable! also the shoes are super cute.
    Alice Barton ♥ TheMowWay

  24. All the little extras added to your jacket are fantastic! I really really love your striped dress paired with the dotted suspender tights too. And these shoes! They're adorable. I love this whole outfit and you look wonderful.


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