Jul 9, 2011

Idle Hands

Ever since I was a wee one, I've succumbed to the devil when faced with boredom. You know that saying : "Idle hands are the devil's playthings"? Well, I am am a living testament to that.

You see, this lovely chiffon skirt used to be a dress. I was looking aimlessly (and out of boredom) through my mother's closet when all of a sudden the color yelled "take me, now!" And I did. And I butchered it. And I made this skirt. And there's a chance that when my mom figures out her dress is missing I might die. But, it was worth it. The material is perfect for hot sticky weather.

I wore it to go out to a swanky lil' restaurant & lounge called Purple Rain (cue Prince's song) with some friends. I fully intend to go back there simply for the service and ambiance.  It's a place to go when you want to escape suburbia and feel ritzy. And the food, while very Food Network-y, was good. I especially loved the beignets with Kahlua creme. I've been wanting to try some ever since I saw them in The Princess & the Frog. How cultured of me.

Mom's Closet Skirt|Marshall's Favorite New Purse & Birkin Look-a-Like|F21 Miu Miu Look-a-Like Platforms  |? Tank| Avon Beyond Color Lipstick Cantaloupe | Assorted Jewelry|


 Watch those hands kiddos!
---Audrey W.


  1. What lovely pictures! That color O_O

    Also, beignets are the best. The end.

  2. Hi!
    Can i have those shoes?
    they are to DIE for

  3. Your just so effin' cute!
    Wish I could be this crafty when I get bored. & I also wish I knew how to sew & use a sewing machine. The color of dress/skirt, just yummy. & the food looks yummy.

    xo $ARMIN

  4. i love the high waist on that skirt with the blousy tank. very cute!

  5. That skirt is just lovely, and I'm head-over-heels for your heels ;)

    Rosie x

  6. That momma's dress turned skirt is amazing! I love it! the color is beautiful on you and I am really feeling those floral shoes! Thank you for your sweet comment! Kiah

  7. thank you for visiting my blog! such a small world, a few of our students(i work at a culinary school) cook at purple rain.


  8. This look is so cute. I found a skirt like that today while thrifting...but I couldn't fit it at the waist...total bummer. You look FAB! :)) Love those floral shoes.

  9. This outfit is DELICIOUS!! The color of that skirt look GREAT on your skin my love and you are working those platforms!! LOVING EVERYTHING


  10. That skirt is such a magnificent color! Love how you styled it! And yums to that food :) Just found your blog and love your style! Follow each other?


  11. Thnaks so much for your lovely comment! I have been reading your blog and I LOVE it! This skirt is too cute and those shoes...WOW! I want!
    Stephanie Xx

  12. WOW! These colours suits you very well!
    It looks amazing.
    Hope I'm gonna see more from these stuff!?

  13. saw this look on snapshot teen vogue :) love your style
    and that bag is so pretty


  14. Those shoes are so cute!

    x Fashionfifth

  15. Such a cute outfit! Love the colors! Following your blog! follow back?

  16. can't believe you made that skirt, it's beautiful! and those shoes. now a follower, thanks for sharing :)

  17. So cute yet so chic :)


  18. Lovely lovely outfit that is so well put together. Hope to see you at Purple Rain next time:)

  19. OMG that skirt looks like it was made for you!!! I need to try one of this midi skirts asap!!!

    xo Jackie

  20. LOVE your outfit! your style is amaaaaazing! xx


  21. Very, very pretty outfit. From head to toe. Love it.


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