Thursday, October 7, 2010

OOTD: Black and Gold

Ok, perhaps it should be black and khaki - but I really love that song and just wanted to quote it in my title :) I really like combining black and khaki, it just seems so put-together, don't you think?

Nicole and I had an adventure taking photos this afternoon! It is goorrgeeouss in DC today, in the 70s and sunny, so I suggested we go to this fire escape! Homecoming weekend we had seen it while looking for a good vantage point to see the football game and were this close to climbing it, until we saw some man standing up a few levels, and we thought maybe we shouldn't try it. But we decided that some day we would climb this fire escape - and today we did! It was quite an adventure, until we saw some guy in a golf cart looking at us and decided that it would be a good time to leave... fun times :)

vintage necklace
target tank top
kimchi blue top
old navy pants
minnetonka moccasins


And some photos of my lovely photographer Nicole! I really like the dress she is wearing today. 

So funny story about Nicole. She gets like no sleep. She goes to bed around 3 every morning I think and gets up around 8:30 or so to eat breakfast with me. So last night she decided to take a nap. At 7 I knocked on her door since we had plans to get dinner. I knocked several times, left a few texts, and after no answer (I didn't know she was napping at the time), I just went to dinner with a friend who was already there. About 10 minutes after I got back, I hear a knock on my door and a bleary-eyed Nicole asked if I had gotten her up for dinner. Yes Nicole, I tried. Then I sent her a text later that night asking if she wanted to get breakfast at the normal time, and as there was no response either way I decided to go knock on her door at 9:30 to see if she was coming to breakfast - her roommate answered the door and said she was sleeping. So I went with her roommate to breakfast. Sooo, basically she slept through two consecutive meals she was supposed to have with me! Oh well, I suppose she needed her sleep. It was just an amusing turn of events :)

I'm going to New York tomorrow! I can't wait - I'm trying to get a fair amount of homework done before I leave, and some I can do on the bus, but I just want to get there and enjoy myself. I want to shop, go out to eat, and go to museums. It's going to be such a fun change of pace. And after that, my family coming, and then my friend from California is coming... I am just going to be so busy! But I'm looking forward to it :)

I'm going to go out and enjoy the weather, perhaps go read on the lawn? Enjoy your afternoon!

17 comments:

  1. great photos!
    & outfits! (:


    nicoleechelberger.blogspot.com

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  2. Awesome pictures!!! I love the outfit & the setting!!! That's funny about Nicole :) guess she needed to catch up on her sleep!!!

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  4. Haha sounds love the story of your fire escape adventure and your friend sleeping in! Funny times. Those trousers are great, I like that they're cropped. And yep, always keen for a bit of khaki and black together! Lovely x

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  5. Love your friend's dress!
    The story of Nicole sleeping through her meals is really funny...poor Nicole, she must have been really tired!! :)

    xx
    Vikki

    http://stylometre.blogspot.com

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  6. thankyou for the lovely comment! love your blog and your shoes in this post are divine! <3 XXXXX

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  7. Love the pics and the outfits are really cute! lol @ Nicole managing to sleep through two meals. thats something I'd do :)

    Hope you have a fantastic time in New York!!

    http://mytopbeautybuys.blogspot.com/

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  8. I adore the brown flats in the first photo. ♥

    www.madeupbyhannah.blogspot.com

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  9. Cute outfit! :) It was gorgeous here, too, so I made sure I got outside and enjoyed it.

    I'm similar to your friend a lot of the time. It usually catches up with me, though.

    Have a great weekend!

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  10. thanks for the comment! I love all your outfits in the photos!

    keep up the great work!

    Lois
    http://teabaglove.blogspot.com/

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  11. You better believe I'll be there soon :) As soon as Airtran stop telling me my card is denied :/ xoxo

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  12. Cute blog! I like that you photographed your photographer too! :)

    Stop by sometime - I'm all about mixing designer with great vintage/thrift finds, as seen here, here, here, and here.

    xx

    November Grey
    $70 makeup giveaway!

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  13. Awhhh, both of your outfit steal my heart! I love the view, isn't the weather just gorgeous? Have fun in New York!

    Have a wonderful weekend! (:

    Sanny's Head to Heart

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  14. Hi there,

    Really lovely post , I really enjoyed your blog.

    Stop by mine too if you can and if free to follow it if you enjoy it!

    Hope to see you soon.
    Pretty Portobello Blog

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  15. great trousers and the red dress is so cute!

    stayfabulous,
    zarna
    http://zarnasrunway.blogspot.com

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  16. love the trousers and shoes! and her dress is definitely lovely.xx

    http://provocativecouture.blogspot.com

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  17. SO jealous that your going to NY!!
    thanks for stopping by my blog!
    xoxo
    jO
    http://www.fashionbyjo.blogspot.com/

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