Monday, January 23, 2012

what i didn't know about faux fur vests.

 dress/skirt: base exchange / sweater: f21 / faux vest: belk / black tights: c/o We Love Colors / hanakai wedges: c/o Blowfish Shoes / green hobo bag: Le Mode Accessories / bracelet: c/o PoshLocket

1. it sheds more than my dog. probably didn't help that i wore a black dress and tights. my mom, my sister, and i constantly picked at my outfit through the entire church service. 

2. people constantly coming up to you to feel your furriness. even our waiter who rubbed my shoulder and said, it's real, isn't it? 

3.  being automatically nicknamed "Miss Fuzzy."

4. people continually asking, so...uh, how many animals did you kill?

5. the assumption people have the automatic permission to feel you. there is a difference with this and the actual action of feeling, for clarification. i feel that this is more awkward.

6. the glazed, sympathetic look that people give me pretty much saying, ooooh, yeah. you're not from around these parts.

7. how ridiculously warm it is. i could probably wear this baby over a swim suit and still sweat stay warm! pure perfection for chilly, winter days. 

much love.
[happy tuesday, friend.]

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43 comments:

  1. ugh, I hate when people stare at me like I'm some kind of murderer for wearing any faux fur! And girl, what kind of faux fur are you wearing...? Mine's never shed, ever!

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  2. lol! that's funny how it sheds more than your dog. : )

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  3. I love the warmness too! Its so worth all the pathetic stares and weird comments people make :)

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  4. i LOVE this outfit. like LOVE LOVE LOVE it :)

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  5. Super cute! Love your purse and booties!!

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  6. I can add to that! The fur smells... weird! :]

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  7. I love it! Sympathetic looks, my butt. You look hot.

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  8. I know EXACTLY what ya mean with the "you aren't from these parts" glances. makes me laugh! you look adorable in your fur vest, I love the different colors!

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  9. lol very funny! You looked super cute though :)

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  10. It's so true!! I'm not a fan of real or faux fur, though this vest looks fantastic on you. It's a texture thing for me! The feeling of it on my hands freaks me out.

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  11. haha.. very cute post!

    http://www.shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  12. You definitely can pull it off! I tried a faux fur vest one time at a store and I looked like a bear, seriously lol!

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  13. You're so freaking cute I don't feel like I could pull of the faux fur vest ;P

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  14. i have a mink {a real one} and every time i wear it my friends call me an animal killer. i respond with "uh, no offense, but beef doesn't grow on trees!" they automatically shut up. then proceed to pet me.

    loving the outfit! great post :))
    -jocee <3

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  15. What a pretty outfit! The bun, fur, purse~ it's all so fun~ love it!

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  16. what about being constantly asked....

    "can i have it? since it sheds and all?"

    cause that's the first thing I thought. =)

    xoxo

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  17. you are super cute!! the only comment i got when i wore mine was... are you super cold?! sorry yours sheds, i don't think mine does that much!!

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  18. So funny. I love love love it though. I bought one last year and still love it. I also bought a big faux fur coat...kind of shaggy white poodle fur....it made me laugh...vintage sonny and cher....I saw it at bloomies ...and had to buy it. Knew I'd get flack from my sons...first time they saw me in it...."so You're a pimp now" I laughed....hadn't anticipated that one. I'll have to wear it in a post.

    love ya

    becky@reinventingtheordinary.com

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  19. I hate clothing that sheds. I have a beautiful sweater that fuzzed up my black pea coat within seconds. boo. I think I'd be too freaked out to wear it if people were going to be feelin me up though. ;)

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  20. See, I don't think I could ever get away with this look but on you it looks fabulous!

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  21. I love it! Hater's gonna hate. I think this is the best of all your outfit posts.

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  22. awesome fur vest! you look so very adorable! by the way, fur and green bag go perfectly together


    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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  23. Haha this is great. I think you look awesome and I secretly love wearing "odd" things that keep people guessing. :)

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  24. You look adorable!! I love that Hobo Bag!!

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  25. haha. You look so stylish ((even though the vest seems to have caused you a little frustration!)) :)

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  26. hahaha well good thing you're so cute! Sorry for the unwanted touching!

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  27. That looks so cute on you It is always so rainy and wet here that I don't think I would get the wear out of one

    Nicolette xo

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  28. Your outfit looks cute. Btw, your #5 made me chuckle!

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  29. hehe...the part about it shedding more than your dog made me giggle. ;)

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  30. Some people can pull off fur...and you are one of them! Ahhh, you are just SO cute in your black & brown ensemble.

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  31. Hahaha I love this post! You are sooo adorable!!! :)

    I hate it when clothes shed! haha. The worst is when they fly up to your nose, ha!

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  32. you're so darn adorable and gorgeous!!!

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  33. you are just so cute! and are a serious pro at taking pictures. can I have lessons please??

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  34. its super cute nonetheless!!!!!

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  35. Aww you always look so super adorable! I love vests! They are cozy, stylish and keep us warm during cold days. Have a great one, sunshine.

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  36. I love love your outfit!! I'm pretty sure I couldn't pull off a fur vest but you make it look amazing!

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  37. the bag and the fur are def must haves :)

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  38. haha, girl, you are a funny kid. I just LOVE your faux fur vest :) It's super cute on you! x

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  39. You look adorbs! I've only been able to wear my faux fur vest once this season. Boo!

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  40. oh i am SURE you did not have enough magazine to handle this situation! haha i'm sure you got #6 a LOT....really Ilene....WHERE is your turtleneck and smocked jean jumper....with keds?! don't you know better ;)

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