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Friday, April 1, 2011

No joke

I'm sorry I don't have a great April Fools post for you today like I did last year*. I actually had been thinking about what I could do for a while, and everything just seemed so contrived and obvious, like doing a post with all really expensive designer items, or an outfit post in head to toe garish thrifted 80's clothes, or an announcement that from now on instead of being a fashion blog, I'm just going to post photos of kittens.
I really, really wish I had a kitten.

Though I have been enjoying the April Fool's jokes others have done; Google, YouTube, and my very most favorite, Hulu. They captured the essence of the 1996 webpage perfectly. I was so nostalgic for low-res images, the sound of dial up, and Netscape Navigator! I did absolutely watch that episode of Sliders too. It was my favorite show in '96, and the sight of young Jerry O'Connell with that spectacular hair still makes my heart go pitter-pat.
This picture has been on my refrigerator since 1996. Who'd want to throw away that face?

Perhaps I can just say, I'm not Suze, April Fools!
Breton stripes and lime green
If you follow Miss Vinyl Ahoy, then you know this is what she was wearing yesterday, and she actually swiped it off Linley; so maybe you can wear it next and we can create the blogger chain of breton stripes, wide leg jeans, and green cardigans.
Breton stripes and lime green
Breton stripes and lime green
Breton stripes and lime green
The Rundown
Top Old Navy - Cardigan Kohls - Jeans TJMaxx - Boots Madden Girl - Ring Gift from Auburn Not Red - Necklace Made by Me

*If didn't know I existed last April, then go read that post, because I'm so darn proud of how clever it is!


Courtney Erin said...

I'm going to ransack my closet tonight and try to find wide leg jeans, breton stripes, and a green cardigan...and if you ever do decide to post a kitten photo a day, I will so be on board for that.

xoxo ~ Courtney

Sherry Jarwin said...

It would be so cool if we could send our outfits around for each other to wear... wouldn't that be funny! It would be the like "Traveling Pants" - only it would be an entire outfit! LOL. Happy April Fools Day!

Sherry Jarwin said...

Sorry! I have no idea why my comment posted so many times! YIKES! :(

DaniellaBella said...

I dig how you all wore similar things but put your own touches on it... lovely! I'm terrible at April Fool's. I'm apparently gullible and unimaginative...

Closet Fashionista said...

Love the outfit! I was lame and didn't do a fool either, haha. But I love the kitty photos:)

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Aww and what cute pictures! Love the color pop from the necklace! I should break out my turquoise soon!

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Jess said...

I was thinking about wearing a similar outfit when I saw Suze's post. Now that I see that you also wore your version of this outfit, I think I will be wearing mine next week!

indie.electronic.alternative. said...

kittens? that was so random. and so freaking funny. :) cute outfit too by the way- but the kittens caught me so off guard. i loved it!

Sarah Dee said...

You are wearing two things Ive been dying to buy. A breton and wide leg pants. Perfect!

<3 Sarah

Claire said...

haha, LOVE that you wanna start an outfit chain. If I wasn't doing a remix, I would try it out (though I don't think I have a green cardi).

This is a very cute outfit!


TheMadTwins said...

Kittens are very cute indeed :D But they grow up soo fast XD
But they remain cute somehow :P

xxx London & Paris

Sick by Trend said...

Im absolutely in love with the kitty picture... is adorable!!! Im following! <Cool outfit! :D

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Jazzy E (hivennn) said...

so cute! love the flares, they really suit you. x hivennn

Sue said...

I love that outfit on you.

kileen said...

oh i really love this look!! if only i had wide-leg jeans and a green cardigan too cause i'd be jumping on the bandwagon.

and the kitten pictures are so cute!

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Fatshion And Fattitude said...

*sigh* that picture of Jerry always takes my breath away, and that hair is puuurfect. lol. stripes, wide legs and green cardigan? i'm already thinking about how to pull it off. lol.for April fool's, my roomie fell down and couldn't get up. as she's crying i'm panicking and trying to get her up then she says "hey, april fool". that was not funny to me at all. lol

Jess said...

Love the kitten pictures. My cat actually plays with my husband's shoes all the time - it's hilarious! Happy April Fool's :)

La Historiadora de Moda said...

Kitties rock! I would be so disappointed if you had made such promises and then they had turned out to be a cruel April Fools' trick.

Another fan of the wide legged + breton stripes combo here!

Kavery said...

That is Jerry O'Connell? Woo hoo, girl no wonder you still have that photo around.

TrophyBoutique said...

This outfit is ridiculously awesomely adorable! I love the turquoise necklace with the green top, it's kind of unexpected. And April Fools jokes are hard to pull off...it's cool.

Also I have a new blog link now! I hope you like it....

this free bird said...

okay that kitty is precious!! i love kittens. and your pants are pretty great too. so happy widelegs are back!


Molly O said...

great post. very clever. I love the kitten pics

Kaleido Mind said...

loving the pop of color! and although I normally don't like cats....that kitten is SO adorable:D

lilacpurplesky said...

The cat is great! I had one like that too :)

I am in love with your trousers, it looks like they were made for you!

Jessica said...

If you went all kittens, I'd still read. How adorable! ;-)

And will you always wear this outfit? Seriously. It's perfection. Lime green looks phenomenal with navy.

Eli said...

Im not crazy about april fools at all! glad no one did anything this year! The Hulu dial up thing really didmake me laugh though!

silvergirl said...

Love that you have had that photo for so long!

I really like how you mixed your colors today. The necklace especially with the navy stripe and mint of the sweater.
Why did wide leg jeans go out of style for so long??? I love them

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daisymay aka Chantele said...

Lol that kitten is too adorable! Pity Im allergic to cats! I have my cute bunnies though instead!

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Lorena said...

Awwwww kittens !
I love how you look with your hair pulled back, muy bonita :)

Chelsea Lane said...

you look so amazing! I love the dark blue with the pretty green cardigan. :)


Alex Elizabeth said...

I would totally do the blogger chain... except I don't have Breton stripes, wide leg jeans, or a green cardigan.
This could be a problem. I might be shopping again tomorrow..

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Great idea for an April fools post! The kitty is soo cute! I love kitties, I have four of them. BTW, loving the green and aqua color combo of your outfit! Gorgeous!