Thursday, 12 March 2015

Shorty?

I actually laughed out loud when I looked at these pictures. I can hardly believe it, but I kind of look... well... short!


You must understand - that is kind of bizarre for me. I am 5 feet 9 inches tall, and while that's not super tall, I am taller than almost all of my friends, most everyone in my family, and spend a lot of time getting told by my shorter friends that I'm practically an Amazon everytime I wear heels - ha!



I think it's the wide-leg of these pants, paired with the length of the tunic top - and the fact that I wore these pants with flats, where I would usually wear at least a small heel - and yet - here we are. The best part? I still really like this outfit - despite looking like a shorty for once!



Now - please please PLEASE don't take this as an insult if you're on the shorter end of the spectrum. I don't think there's anything wrong with being short, or tall, or skinny or thick, or curvy or whatever - I just find it kind of amusing to have this wardrobe optical illusion.


I originally  only had 1 necklace on with this top, but it seemed too dainty, so I tried a different one and didn't quite like it either - so I put the first one back on and voila! The perfect amount of sparkle.
Some little red rose earrings, a bit of lipstick and the outfit was complete!

And the weather even cooperated and was warm enough for me to wear my new coat from Christmas!


Enjoy!



tunic - handed down: similar / similar / similar
Pants - handed down: similar / similar / similar
flats - Ardene (thrifted): similar / similar / similar
Coat - Ricki's (gift): similar / similar / similar
Necklaces - old
Earrings - handmade

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8 comments:

  1. Cute look! Wait till you hit 50 and start shrinking...I've already shrunk an inch and I was only 5'3" to begin with!
    Darlene
    http://whosaprettygirl.com

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    1. Darlene - I've heard of this shrinking! Yikes! I'll have to start hanging upside down from my feet so I don't lose too much height, lol. Or just wear heels more often.
      Yeah... heels it is I think.
      Thanks for stopping by!
      Tea

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  2. Lovely top and I just love your smile here! Thank you for your encouragement today Tea, I have enjoyed getting to know you more and look forward to a soon collaboration.
    Rachel xo
    Garay Treasures

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    1. Rachel,
      No problem! I think it's important for bloggers to encourage each other! I'm planning to email you sometime this weekend so we can chat about collaborating! Take care!
      Tea

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  3. you look lovely! Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop xo

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    1. Thanks! And thanks for stopping by!

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  4. Your colored pants look great with those leopard flats!! Thanks for linking up with us at Thursday Fashion Files!

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    1. Thanks Carrie! I almost hate to admit that I'm going to have to replace these flats soon - I wear them so much I'm about to wear them right out!

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