feeling nostalgic

I spent a large part of yesterday looking through my old livejournal posts (do you remember that?) and feeling nostalgic for my college days. There was a lot of drama and chaos, but also a lot of fashion. So I've been reminiscing about fashion choices past. My decisions back then consisted mostly of consuming rather than genuine fashion. I worked at Abercrombie and spent whole paychecks on whatever was hanging on the mannequins in the store.

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You probably wouldn't think of me as an Abercrombie model (that's what they call sales people) now, but back then I was all about the denim mini skirt and cowboy boots. Oh how times have changed!

I was also blonde... but that's neither here nor there ;P ;P

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I'm wearing a Vince sweater (consignment here), which is always my favourite designer for sweaters. Again, I can get away with a lighter top, like this one, because of how warm it has been. This Equipment sweater is another great choice for warmer weather. But for the cold, I prefer a thicker version, like this one.

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I don't think I owned a single black item of clothing in those days. These leggings would definitely be a surprise to 20-year-old me. But leather leggings really took off shortly thereafter, and I haven't looked back since.

I love these Paige Denim pants too, they look like real leather pants. And these leggings are great, with cutouts to make them stand out.

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Another concept I'm feeling nostalgic for: wearing UGGs and flip-flops year-round (not at the same time)!

I think my first sorority formal I actually wore my high school prom shoes, those were the only ones I had. That just makes me laugh now.

Spending over seven hundred dollars on these Manolo Chaos was completely out of the question! But these BP sandals would be a much better choice.

Now that I know more about designers and quality, I would go for these Tory Burch sandals, and these Givenchy heels are even better!

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I love to go back and read my blogs from years ago. Feeling nostalgic about the past and what life was like back then really makes me appreciate everything I have today and how much I've changed!

 

Have a great weekend everybody!

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