Clean lines

Hello December! Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving time, I was traveling non-stop but took some time to see the Keith Haring exhibit currently running at the De Young Museum here in San Francisco. It’s a must see! I’ll share pictures below. These past gloomy days have me dressing like the weather, in a rainbow of grays to match. I finally have pulled out the cozy sweaters. The great thing about thrifting, is that you’re never far from a cashmere sweater. I plan on eventually replacing all itchy sweaters with thrifted cashmere one day.

Item From Made in… BUY
TSE sweater thrifted China -
Elizabeth & James skirt thrifted China -
hat vintage USA -
tights DKNY probably China HERE
Dolce Vita boots Shopbop.com China this season’s version HERE
Revlon Colorburst lipstick Walgreens.com - HERE

Thrift Eye, fall outfit, what to wear to san francisco, sweater with skirt, tse cashmere sweater, san francisco style

Thrift Eye, fall outfit, what to wear to san francisco, sweater with skirt, tse cashmere sweater, san francisco style

Thrift Eye, fall outfit, what to wear to san francisco, sweater with skirt, tse cashmere sweater, san francisco style

Here are just some of my exhibit photos, you can click on these photos below to get to my Flickr account and see the rest
Keith Haring The Political Line, de young museum, keith haring, museum exhibit

Keith Haring The Political Line, de young museum, keith haring, museum exhibit

Keith Haring The Political Line, de young museum, keith haring, museum exhibit

Keith Haring The Political Line, de young museum, keith haring, museum exhibit

It’s very moving for reasons I don’t even have to state here. If you’re in the area, it is a must see!

Shades of green

Sooo…I owned (yes, past tense) only one black belt. Because why would you need more than one? And then…it disappeared. I can’t find it. I don’t know if I lost it while traveling. Maybe I threw it away on accident. Something so simple as a belt can change an outfit. I’m not in a rush to replace it, because alas, I have a handful of other belts I rotate (and because most of the time, you can’t even see it).

This outfit for example, I pulled together these three different shades of green, and a black belt would have just thrown the whole thing off. On that note, I think if I had the black belt, I may have fallen into a safer version of what this outfit could be.

Item From Made In… BUY
Marine Layer top Marine Layer USA HERE
Broadway & Broome skirt thrifted China -
Sam Edelman espadrilles Shopbop.com China HERE
Vintage Futura watch flea market Japan  -

Thrift Eye, colorful outfit, green outfit, marine layer top, fall outfit idea, knee length skirt outfit

Thrift Eye, colorful outfit, green outfit, marine layer top, fall outfit idea, knee length skirt outfit

Thrift Eye, colorful outfit, green outfit, marine layer top, fall outfit idea, knee length skirt outfit

It’s fitting, especially being surrounded by this moss that is slowly eating our back patio :)

Remix skirts

As a former dress addict, I’ve grown to love the simplicity and easiness of a skirt. When you wear a dress, that’s all you get. Wearing a skirt, you get the freedom to mix and match, much like you would when wearing pants. Plus, skirts feel a little more professional for work – where dresses can feel more constricting for what I do now (and they feel to sexy in a weird way #librarianproblems). What kind of skirts do you like to wear ? That is, if you like them at all!

A round up of some of my past favorites (click on the photo to see the related post)

See by Chloe skirt
Thrift Eye

Vince skirt
Thrift Eye

Maeve/Anthropologie skirt
Thrift Eye

Gap skirt
Thrift Eye

Forever 21 skirt
Thirft Eye

Marc by Marc Jacobs skirt
Thrift Eye

Anthropologie skirt
044 copy

And the super throw back, Gap skirt
46

You are the sunshine of my life

I’ve really enjoyed all these sunny days we’ve already had – it’s given me great reason to wear my vintage hats as much as they deserve.

Top: Uniqlo (I want to replace it with this Splendid one very soon). Skirt: vintage Sonia Rykiel, thrifted. Tights: DKNY. Boots: Dolce Vita. Hat: Vintage.

I really love how this outfit came out, there’s not much to say besides that :)

Thrift Eye, black and green outfit, vintage sonia rykiel, fashion blogger, thrift blog

Thrift Eye, black and green outfit, vintage sonia rykiel, fashion blogger, thrift blog

Thrift Eye, black and green outfit, vintage sonia rykiel, fashion blogger, thrift blog

Thrift Eye, black and green outfit, vintage sonia rykiel, fashion blogger, thrift blog

Black and grey textures

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Some working days, I really felt like dressing up a bit more than usual. I’m usually a total casual day dresser, and library dress codes embrace the workplace casual attire (as opposed to dressing business casual or the casual where you can get away with shorts at work). So again, this was my dress up day to work! But what I really wanted out of this outfit was to see if the textures of this sweater (which are alternating stripes of thick mesh and a sort of terry knit) along with the texture of the skirt (which has white raised polka dots). I think the grey tights and black shoes tied the whole thing together!

Top: Alexander Wang, thrifted. Skirt: Diane von Furstenberg, thrifted. Tights: Hue. Boots: Dolce Vita. Lipstick: NARS Red Square.

Thrift Eye, alexander wang grey sweater, diane von furstenberg black wrap skirt, dolce vita black boots, black and grey outfit

Thrift Eye, alexander wang grey sweater, diane von furstenberg black wrap skirt, dolce vita black boots, black and grey outfit

Thrift Eye, alexander wang grey sweater, diane von furstenberg black wrap skirt, dolce vita black boots, black and grey outfit

 

How do you balance your work wardrobe?