Thursday, January 07, 2010

Revisiting the 70's sort of and Konad nails attempt 10

OK so I am uber self conscious today. I loved the colors and combo at home but once I took the pics my self doubt went into over drive and I want to go home and change THIS INSTANT
I don't wear things this fitted but atomic orange is one of my favorite colors to wear. My nails are very Brady Bunch looking so I did some of my famous Brady moves. (whose see every single episode before there was DVD? THIS GAL) I wrote a term paper on it once too actually. My teacher was NOT PLEASED and called my parents and my mom said "who do you think helped her type it!" (prior to computers)

Jeans Gap
Atomic orange cami H&M
Shirt gift from Loveaslug
Boots Target Frye knockoffs
Cardi New York and Co
Cuckoo clock earrings gift

I started off taking pics with my orange books but it was too much orange even for me.
used this on blogtarget frye boots

First item on the agenda. I was being humorous about cutting up Dave's suit. That was an old photo of me in it. (2007?) I would never ever cut up a vintage suit that used to belong to my dad. That is why it is a wishlist item because I want my own like it.

This is why I would never ever cut it up.
He wears it as separates too
remix two for one deal.

Oh and in that photo yesterday with my dad? THAT IS ME!!!! Someone said something about my mom. Ah no that is me 7 years ago. But I like that I look old enough 7 years ago to be my own mom. :P Photos of my mom and dad together are as elusive as pictures of big foot. They split up 26 years ago.

And because I am such a generous gal. Me doing my best Brady Bunch for you
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My Brady nails
The brown plaid was very hard to get straight. Straight lines on a curved finger proved beyond my abilities and in a classic Hillary move I just ADDED MORE to cover it up. ha. The orange of the nails it bright sherbet colored.


Work With What You've Got said...

excuse me, but your dancing gif is the most awesome thing I have seen all week.


And I like the outfit, I enve like the pics in front of the orange books!~

Sal said...

You are a loon. The orange with the stripes? Faboooo!

BrooklynShoeBabe said...

I'VE SEEN EVERY EPISODE OF THE BRADY BUNCH BEFORE DVR & CABLE TOO! I spent a lot of my childhood in front of the TV. lol.

I think the orange and stripes work. I wore bright orange yesterday. Every now and then, bright colors are just fun.

Are those new glasses?

hillary said...

same pair I've worn everyday for 2 years! I need new ones though. I am squinting a lot and SOMEONE chewed the temples of these.

La Historiadora de Moda said...

I love the orange with the stripes! I have that same cardi in yellow.

hillary said...

La Historiadora de Moda
I do too! I have it in green as well. ha. The yellow is proving hard for me as yellow isn't a color I own. But I LOVED that it was the exact color of big bird. I said that in the store and my husband says "wait you want it because of that?"

Liz said...

I love the dance moves! So rad! Your nails are terrific too! I've always bitten my nails and now I'm in nursing school, so I can't even act on the nail art inspiration you provide.

I've subscribed to many, many blogs for a while now and I just wanted to say that really appreciate yours and how you keep it real. In fact, I recently reduced my google reader from 74 blog subscriptions to 12 - you totally made the cut!

Lorena said...

Yay for dancing at work, I should try that :)
I seriously adore that bright color with the stripes, fits you marvelously !

Chelsea said...

you may have felt self-conscious, but you looked freaking fabulous! love that orange on you. and your nails are crazy amazing. come do mine, kay?

BAM said...

Color combo is great! I like the bright colors in winter. i'm sitting here in 2 grays with a black sweater. yawn! I need some color.


hillary said...

BAM I started wearing color because I am OCD and I was so tired of my black stuff fading. For reals.

Mary said...

I think this particular nail design is my favorite yet! The orange/brown plaid is genius-- as is the dancing :)

Emily Kennedy said...

You can NEVER have too much orange! It's the color of madness! And Holland (hup hup Holland)! And it was one of Oscar Wilde's favorites!

Also, it looks stunning on you. I'm glad you didn't go home and change.

Also, seriously, how awesome is your man? I half don't want to say those types of things, because I'm sure you already think I have a crush on him, but seriously, props to you for nabbing such a tasty bite!

hillary said...

Of course I don't think that! It's just validating my superior taste. He's a catch! We've been together 14 year this year! He sews, cooks, drives, appreciates my fashion designs and maintains my blog and reads every single comment!
And tonight he is going to look at the mac website to help me preplan a trip to the makeup counter tomorrow night!

The Closet of Kim (ShopKim) said...

Oh, I think this is my favorite nail design yet! It's very cool. I think the outfit looks great too! Nothing wrong with it at all. Love the dance moves. :)

Fashion Therapist said...

I love the color combos of your outfit and I really like the background of your pics. Just found your blog and can't wait to read more posts.

Kelly said...

OK, I thought your top picture was great but then I scrolled down and about had a heart attack with the animated pic. It is so awesome!

No need to be self-conscious btw, you look great. I love the orange with the stripes! If I had an orange cardi I would absolutely be stealing that.

Oh and Dave looks so good in his suit!

Jess said...

I think the plaid nails are my favorites so far!

I am soooo bummed...I tracked down a pair of the boots in brown at a Target across town, IN my size, but they are too tight around the top so I can't pull them up all the way. *sigh* I hate having big calves. HATE.