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Monday, January 11, 2010

Today's Outfit: Girls' Night Out



When I was younger, Friday and Saturday nights were synonymous with clubbing. I loved the thrill of getting ready and picking my outfit, a thrill which reached a crescendo when I met up with my friends, heard the beat of the music pounding, and had a drink in hand to sip on. Nowadays, though, there are oodles of reasons why I don't do the bar star routine on weekends anymore: I'm simply too tired after a week of work; I'd rather hang out with the boy and have dinner and watch a movie; a late night out makes me sleep in and leaves me feeling trashed the next day when I should really tackle some of the things on my to-do list; and so on.

Last weekend I made a special exception for a very special friend who was back in town after a long, long time. Self-consciousness and a desire to stay warm prompted me to layer the new top I'd bought in Portland on top of my AA dress. It was a fun out-of-the-ordinary weekend activity, but by the time next weekend rolls around, all I'll be fit for is dinner and a movie, guaranteed.

Are you a laid-back weekender or do you like to party it up when Friday night rolls around?

13 comments:

  1. wow! you look amazing :) love the up detail of your dress!!

    I have always dream about owning a Chanel bag, i think i will not get one soon, too expensive, instead perhaps i can buy a pirate one in Shanghai jeje, just kidding.

    Have a looooovely week!

    Besos

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  2. Lisa, you look SMOKIN'! I'm a total homebody, but your amazing outfit makes me wish I hit the clubs more often.

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  3. getting ready to go out is always the best part, isn't it? Nice layering!

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  4. DAMN GIRL! you look hot! love the shirt paired with the dress, great twist.

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  5. I so totally saw you at Nuba on Saturday night, but I didn't think it was you... A fever on my part and glam-makeover on your end of things.

    But wow! You look stunning.

    Megs

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  6. you look fabulous...it's always fun to have a girls night!

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  7. This outfit is so cute. I love how you paired the one shoulder piece with the dress.

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  8. Cute outfit! I like the subtle touch of the studs and those classic pumps.

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  9. great outfit! I am usually a friday night party girl and sat night I have quieter night - dinner/drinks or movies etc I used to do both night every weekend but it's too exhausting!

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  10. Wow, incredible look! That Nordstrom top really pulls it all together. I'll be honest - I'm not usually a big fan of American Apparel, but I'm impressed at how you made one of their pieces work for a "girls' night" outfit in a fun but tasteful outfit.

    Good for you for making a shoe purge! Like you, I have a bunch of shoes sitting around that I haven't worn for a year because they are too painful... I just need to bite the bullet and get rid of them to clear some much-needed space.

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  11. an awesome looks...
    i envy u..
    wanna have one.. :'(
    hehehe

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  12. First of all - this is hot! I especially love those pumps.

    I usually stay in on Friday nights. I used to go out on Fridays a lot more but now I just want to decompress from the whole week. I'm boring on Friday nights...it's usually a movie or nintendo games, and bedtime as usual. Saturday is more fun ;-)

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