Confession: I don’t like the mall.
Too many people.
Too many stores.
Too many smells.
Um, hello Abercrombie + Fitch, I am talking to you. I smelled you upon ENTERing the mall and could smell you far past your store.
The mall however, is much better with friends. So I thought I would bring you along :)
I was trying to find a new dress for the Healthy Living Summit next week. I have a few realllly casual summer dresses and then a few that are too dressy for cocktails, etc. I have some b-day money leftover, so to the mall I went. Well, I first tried a few local clothing stores, like Starlet [in Denver] but I couldn’t find anything.
I went to Anthropologie. I’ve actually never really shopped there…probably because I’m scared…for my wallet.
I put blinders on and headed straight for the sale racks. Whoa. A lot of racks! There were a LOT of dresses on sale. I just started grabbing anything in my size. I figured, I would just dive in, even if it wasn’t a style/color I would typically go for. You never know!
Oh yeah – ignore my hat head/pony tail hair/un-showered self :) I go to the mall in style.
I would nevvvvver normally go for a print like this, but it fit well and I really liked the neckline. It’s hard to tell but the front is pleated and kind of wraps at the bottom.
You can’t tell in this photo, but WOW is this dress bright. The straps needed to be tightened, but this fit really well. I loved the color.
And pockets. Um, hello, I looooove pockets.
Send me to jail? I liked the pop of green, but yikes…lot’s of stripes! This looked much brighter in-store.
I wonder which one I picked?
And then I found this on sale at Urban Outfitters. It is comfortable and fun. I bought it but it might be going back. Not sure.
Another confession: I’m terrible at accessorizing. I don’t have fancy bracelets or necklaces OR earrings. I always love when other people wear fun jewelry but for some reason, I’m super indecisive about accessories.
I went to Nordstrom…the junior’s dept. The only department I can afford. Yes, I’m 27! I basically screamed “HAAAALP ME!” I showed the girl that was working what I got and she helped me out. It was fabulous. I didn’t get much but she reassured me what I picked out would work. Score!
Last confession: I LOVE hip hop dancing + break dancing. I even took a hip hop dance class back at Ohio State. I do not have mad dance skills, but I’m impressed with anyone who does!
And now I go to bed! What? Where’s the food? It’s in my belly :)