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What I Wore: the one with all the summer dresses

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I did a whole 4 days of work last week and for some reason it felt more like 302038.4 days.  Dan was in Winnipeg, the kids were in full swing of activities and the Blue Jays were losing.  Plus I just had one of those weeks where I really didn't want to get out of my pajamas. But I survived.  At least the kids were really good?  Back to what I wore. Well, initially when I started school I wanted to do the whole no repeating shoe thing, which I did last year for the first semester.  Now I've changed my mind.  Instead of no shoe repeats, I'm going for the "wear everything in my closet once" game.  So this week I started going through all my summer clothes that would be put up into the archives until I bring them down next spring.

Day one: Mixed print dress + denim vest + birks.

You really shouldn't be surprised with the denim vest addition at this point.  This was my favourite outfit this week and also my favourite background. Spookily pretty fog for the morning drive.  I also washed my hair so there's a winner.  I got this dress on the girls' shopping trip back in June. You can see how we wore it here.

Day two: forgot to take a picture but it was pants and a shirt and shoes.

Yup, super descriptive, I know.

Day three: Maxi + kimono + weird gladiator sandals.

This is the same grey maxi that I wore with a denim vest a couple weeks ago and didn't really like.  So this time I wore the belt it comes with and paired it with the flowy kimono.  I still didn't like it.  Well, I liked the belted look but I think there was just too much flowy?

My newly hired personal photog wasn't happy with the lighting in the first picture, so he insisted I find some shade.  Bossy little chap, he is.  I hope things work out with our contract, I am paying him in Pokémon Go hours.  And no, it's not Dan.

Day four: floral dress + jacket + sparkly sandals that I got for Alynne's wedding.

I actually hated this outfit.  I was walking around downtown in the afternoon and felt frumpy? Maybe it was because all the university students were out, sporting their fabulously fall outfits and I looked like June and an old lady.  Glad this one is going up and away.  I also can't blame my photographer for missing the shoes in the picture...I had to take a selfie and propped my phone up on the garbage can. Yup, class all the way here.  You can even see it in my mirrored shades. Hee heee hee.

Even though I didn't like this outfit, I did manage to have some fun in it and met up with Alison for a noodle bowl and chit chat.  Great way to start a weekend, I tell ya! And oh look! There's my shoes.  Good thing Ali understands the art of getting a good picture, she's almost more picky than me!

Still, after feeling frumptastic in that dress all day, I took to the streets of downtown Saskatoon and en route to find a coffee shop to work in, I "accidentally" went into one of my favourite local boutiques (Tonic) and may have found the most perfect floral long be continued.....

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  1. I don't think that dress looks frumpy at all! It's more important how you feel in something though for sure.

    I really like the grey maxi dress and printed kimono combo too! I was a little unsure about the silhouette of a kimono and maxi together the first few times I wore it too but it's such a comfortable combination I quickly came around to it! :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

  2. Living on Cloud Nine13 September, 2016 23:41

    You hot Mama model! I am loving these and I bet your students are seriously impressed! OK my favorites, the kimono with the Maxi absolutely stunning and it looks so classy! The floral dress with a denim jacket my favorite for sure, Oh my goodness you look smoking hot!

  3. I need to see that long floral dress on you! From the little bit I see it looks gorgeous!

  4. Haha, you are so funny. I can't wait to see the floral dress, looks gorgeous! Yay for wearing everything in your closet! I like the grey dress, but I totally hear ya on when you feel frumpy you just aren't feeling the outfit. Maybe next time?

  5. outfit 2 is my favorite. Love the cleave. lol

  6. Great Summer dresses Deena. Love the gray maxi and the floral blue dress. You styled the grey one so well.

    Welcome by tomorrow and linkup, beautiful. Thanks, Ada. =)

  7. The flowy is my fav. Not too flowy...just free-spirited. I bet your students can't wait to see what you wear each day.

  8. The first outfit is my fave! Love the denim vest and I'm excited to break out my olive cargo vest for fall :)

  9. Your play by play cracks me up. And YAY for washed hair. We all know that doesn't happen every day for teachers!

  10. I love how many of these looks have a completer piece with them, a jacket, a kimono. So cute!!

  11. you don't like the flowy dress and kimono? I actually love it.
    I also love that your new photog is Willis and you pay him in Pokemon. lol

  12. Bahaha. I love the "...I looked like June and an old lady." (you totally don't but so funny). Most of the time I don't feel old or feel I look old UNTIL I step foot on campus and then BAM, old is in my face.
    I love that you are utilizing the last heat wave we are getting before hibernation sets in. Summer dresses look good on you.

  13. All of these looks are fabulous! My favorite is the maxi and kimono combo! I love the sneak peak of your floral dress - it looks like such a gorgeous print!

    Doused In Pink

  14. I love your looks! Your shoes are all amazing! And seriously I laughed during your post. It's awesome!

  15. I am loving tbe dress with the kimono. I recently purchased one and I am now convinced I need more.

  16. "accidentally" going shopping is my favorite kind of pastime.

  17. Oh this is going to be so fun! Can't wait to see how far you go!


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