Tuesday, March 23, 2010

70's Styling

Do you have a favorite picture of yourself? One where you think "Dang, I look good!" I've got one. Want to see it?

This is it. Me in second grade. It must have been 1972 - 1973. Bill said I look like a boy...that's O.K. I think I look fabulous!! I loved this denim dress. I wore it with knee socks and saddle oxfords. What's kind of funny is when I recently found my favorite photo of all time it reminded me of...

Anthropologie Chambray Tunic

This. I got this tunic back in the Fall and have loved it. I try to be somewhat in touch with fashion, so I am not sure what it says about me that I am wearing the same thing I wore almost 40 years ago!! On a happy note I am wearing it with J Brand Black Jean Leggings and flats. No knee socks.

J Crew Selvedge Shirt

I am one of those people who think you can never have enough denim/chambray. This is in my "for consideration file". As I buy some Spring clothes I need to remember it is going to be 100 degrees here this summer and all I really need is some bathing suits, cover ups and sunscreen. I should be looking for clothing with the least amount of fabric that is still age appropriate. Instead I seem to be drawn to clothing more appropriate for Fall.

What about you? Do you have any favorite outfits from your childhood?


9 comments:

  1. How cute! We had similar "dos" back in the day...the Dorothy Hamlin I believe. Like you really love the denim trend. No photo to back this, just my memory. I had the most rad little faux fur and fur suede jacket, with embroidery, very boho seventies awesome. I rocked it when I was about six, like a mini Rachel Zoe. Miss that cute little jacket...

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  2. okay, that is the cutest picture of you. I see Cricket in that pic!!

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  3. tell Bill the ones from middle school were funnier-you look very cute here. My favorite denim outfit you wore was when you were pregnant with the twins and you rolled in to the office in a black skirt, denim shirt, fuzzy socks, clogs and a one inch ponytail! hahahaha Only you can get away with wearing it and looking cute!

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  4. I don't know Bill, just know that he is wrong. :)

    You look so adorable and stylish! Ahh, to have it be so effortless most days!!??

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  5. love chambray. I have one long button down top that I wear with leggings. When I was small I had a favorite blue skirt. My mom just found it and brought it over.

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  6. great post! love those styles you featured. see, your style is 'timeless'....

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  7. Isn't it funny how little our tastes change. I would still love my favorite clothes from the 70's. Or maybe that just holds true for those of us who always had good tastes ;-). People look at me odd when I say, "For me the test is would I have loved it at 13?" If yes, it's cool, timeless, sophisticated and a huge GO! Denim and chambray are such cool classics. Especially with saddle colored leather and white anything. Have you seen the Spring Ralph Lauren collection?

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  8. you do look like a sweet little boy. my pics from the 70's have me looking the same way. in fact i know i had the same hair cut when i was in the 4th grade.
    i love denim too. but button downs look terrible on me so i pretty much have to keep denim on my lower half.

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