Sunday, December 19, 2010

Sunday Sassy Classy Best

I love “Christmas Sunday” Church Service! The choir, the carols, the stories, the one-year-old on my lap that would not sit still (and we were sitting on the first row because we gave the prayers). Love it. Really.

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Now, for some important points.

1. This is not the outfit I planned on wearing for this “Christmas Sunday”. I went to zip up my Christmas Red satin skirt I planned on wearing and it basically was a mission impossible. This holiday weight is getting out of control. AGGHHH! BTW—the family that brought the plate of fudge to our door tonight…delicious :) So, anyway. I needed to do some last minute re-thinking this morning as I got ready for church and this was the only thing that fit what I came up with.

2. You can pretty much apply this to any photo you see of me past, present and future…FYI. I am the LEAST photogenic person on the face of this earth, even if my super sexy husband is the one behind the camera.  I begged him to let me take a picture of him to show off his debonair holiday attire to church today, but he refused. Adamantly. Ad-a-mant-ly.

3. Please ignore my freakishly bulky arms. Wardrobe malfunction—that I was not aware of until the moment I uploaded this photo. Wonderful.

4. I need a haircut.

Moving on.

Let’s discuss making old news outfits exciting again.

I was not completely thrilled to be wearing this outfit today, and not because I don’t like it, but because, well we’ve been over that (refer to #1). I got this outfit (the sweater and skirt) from my sister six years ago as a Christmas gift. They’re from Gap. And, I actually adore it—green’s my favorite color. But, there is something exciting about wearing a NEW outfit! So, I gave this sweater-skirt combo a “new” for me look by wearing it with pieces I had never worn with it before. I put a grey satin shirt underneath and pulled on these boots to go with. Just two simple changes that gave this a fresh look for me to be excited about wearing…well, mostly excited.

Outfit Sassy Classy Factor:

Sassy—the boots and satin shirt

Classy—the tweed skirt and pearl/diamond necklace

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5 comments:

Melody's Voice said...

I like the outfit. People always for red at Christmas time. I think green is the less appreciated color this time of year. I went with green today instead of green.

Kimberly said...

I need a haircut. all of them actually.

I think I may be over my "outfit" thing. Not sure. We'll see.Maybe the rain and the tiredness has put a damper on my 'cute outfit' wearing thoughts.

your blog seems to have loading issues. It always jumps back up when I scroll. I wonder if anyone else has this problem.

wow. I sounded complainy today. I'll blame it all on the rain.

I like your outfit. "Christmas Red" is over-rated.

Tracy Z. said...

I love the boots and the outfit. You always have the best shoes. If I put something like this together I would look like a dud, but you look so cute!

To Kimberly, I have the same problem. I don't know what it is. I thought it was just me and my computer having trouble loading the page so I never mentioned it.

Amber @ Be Sassy Classy said...

Mel, Kimberly, and Tracy--
Thank you for the kind comments. I apologize for page loading problem. It works fine on mine so I don't know how to fix it. Please let me know if it persists and I will have to do some research.

Tracy Z. said...

Please, don't worry about it. It's not really a loading problem, I guess. All the features load, the page just jumps occasionally when scrolling. It's not a problem.

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