Birth of a project

I was getting dressed for a friend's birthday party and I didn't know what I was going to put on my body. I looked in my closet and it seemed empty, unpromising. I've had these moments before; everything was old, ill-fitting, or blah. I thought to myself, "Ugh! I have NOTHING to wear!" Then I began rifling through my closet and saw a forgotten shirt I loved and many more, and I realized I was crazy. I had plenty to wear, and plenty to choose from. My closet was FULL of treasures! At that moment I decided I would take a year to explore my closet and to add NOTHING new to my wardrobe.

I would create a NEW outfit for each day in order to maximize my wardrobe and shake up my style.

Basically, I would try to "snap out" of my fashion rut, and appreciate what I have.

It was my New Years' project:
One Closet, One Year.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Robin-Woman!

Today when I arrived home I unloaded the car, went upstairs, got undressed, and crawled into bed. It was only 9:00 p.m., but it's been a long week. And, I did not sleep very much the past two nights...

Anyway, Richard woke me up in order for me to post, and finally I made it downstairs to my computer. When I uploaded my pictures, they were overexposed, and I was going to try to re-take them. However, I decided that over-exposure is fine for today.

At the park the kids and I played "Robin-Boy (Charlie), Robin-Baby(Leo), Robin-Girl(Ha-Ha), and Robin-Woman(me). It was a lot of fun and a good reminder to play. We also got to play at my lovely friend Wendy's house, and a good time was had by all!!!

Outfit:

I was in a rush to get out this morning, so I just made sure I was wearing something I hadn't worn together yet... Not my most favorite outfit.

Black Shirt: Goodwill. Anne Klein.

Purple shirt: Emma &Sam.

Jeans: Big Sunday. Bu by Malibu Jeans.

Shoes: American Eagle.


Leo's favorite pose!

4 comments:

  1. What a cute picture with Leo's head just in the picture at the top. Then there is the Leo sneer. He does remind me of Ashton a little bit because he always used to make weird faces when he got his picture taken. I wish I could have been there, I could have been Robin Grand Ma-Ma and I could have watched you all from the side lines drinking an iced caramel frapp. How fun. In bed by 9pm...I don't believe it. Enjoy the long weekend.

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  2. Hope you enjoy a long, restful weekend!
    Forgive my ignorance, what is the Robin game?

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  3. I think it's hilarious that your kids pick Robin over Batman as their super hero of choice. I think it says something about their characters... they root for the underdog, perhaps?

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  4. No ignorance on your part. The Robin game is a made-up pretend game where they are super heroes. Charlie made it up! We run around and do super-hero things. Underdogs unite!

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