18, 06, 2015

Keeping Sentimental Clothing

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I have such a soft spot for clothing/accessories with a story attached, good or bad. We have history. It’s like smelling your old favorite perfume, it takes you back instantly. I always hold on to those sentimental pieces.

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This skirt is no exception.

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I ordered this lace skirt online two years ago to wear to the finale of Austin Fashion Week, my very first time going. After searching ev-er-yyywhere I finally found this skirt along with a cute crop top, ordered them and sat back blissfully knowing I was going to look so cute.

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Imagine my disappointment when the day of the show arrived and my clothing still hadn’t… I was so upset, like seven year old, tantrum throwing upset. Things got ugly, but then I got over it. I wasn’t going to miss this show because of a skirt, a really cute skirt but that’s neither here nor there.

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Wearing: Top: LnA (steal, splurge) | Lace Skirt: old (similar, love) | Heels: Steve Madden (close, super cute) | Cuff: Forever 21

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I rallied, I worked with what I had and I did it, I made outfit magic. I loved my outfit. I didn’t get to wear what I had been envisioning but I was happy. I got to the venue, walked up to the bar. Because, seriously, I needed a drink after that day and you wouldn’t even believe what happened next…

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I received the friendly UPS update that my package had just been delivered. SERIOUSLY?! Bartender! Another round! I had just missed it by 15 minutes. I could’ve died. Cue the curtains, yes, I’m dramatic.

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The heartache I’ve already been through for this skirt. But as the legend Bob Marley once said:

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“If she’s amazing, she won’t be easy.
If she’s easy, she won’t be amazing.
If she’s worth it, you wont give up.
If you give up, you’re not worthy. …
Truth is, everybody is going to hurt you; you just gotta find the ones worth suffering for.”

 

I’ll suffer for this skirt,
Xx Sylvia



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