It’s a Snow Day

So yesterday my mom was going to get her nails done at the mall and she asked me if I wanted to go to, well of course I said yes because nothinh cures a bad week at work like some retail therapy right? Yeah so I’m thinking I should rename this blog “How to Blow a Budget in 30 Days or Less,” cause let’s just say I got a little carried away. So I wandered into Torrid wanting to buy some tights and maube to take a look at there lingerie since they have their valentine’s sale going on. Yet somehow I found myself in the dressing room with a few more items. The first item I tried on was a red polka dot tank top, which I’m guessing is sold out online cause I couldn’t find a pic, and it was the last one in the store. I really wanted to like this top, I did. It fit awesome in the boob area but I just wasn’t happy with the sleeves. I felt like the shirt came way to low underneath the underarm area and exposed way too much of the pits. It would probably look nice under a white or navy blue cardigan, but I just wasn’t it love with it the way I wanted to be so it had to go back.

The next item I tried on was this skirt:
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I actually really loved this, the dark blue edging on the bottom added some extra length and it fit great. I thought it would look niced toped with a red sweater or a fun t shirt. However in the end I decided against it, not to any fault of its own, but just because I felt that it was a little too young looking for the office and I really wouldn’t have too many places to wear it. If I was still working at Torrid though, I would have been all over it.
At the last minute I also grabbed this dress to try on:
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Wow umm what can I say about this dress. It was very very tight, going up to a size 2 may have helped but it still seemed very, hmm whats the word I’m looking for, oh yeah slutty, well let’s go with revealing. Very low cut, which is not a bad thing, but it was also very short in the back, and I really couldn’t figure out the corrct way to lay the whole “bandage/rouching” effect. It seems like the type of dress that if you wore it to a club you would just be pulling it down and up and fussing with it the whole night, so this was definitely a no.
Here is another shirt that really caught my eye, but decided against trying on:
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I really love the look of this new style with the embellishments on the shoulders. It’s very hip, very now, very Lady Gaga. But whenever I try any of these types of tops on I just get the feeling of gross 80s shoulder pads and I’m turned off. This one I really love the way it looked on the hanger but I was afraid on it would look like some kind of weird fashion robo cop or a boy scout or something. I think I’m just destined to love this style from afar for now.
So in the end I walked out with exactly what I came in for a pair of black tights, these black fishnets with little hearts
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This babydoll was very cute, it held up my boobs great, and my bf has a thing for leopard print so it was a winner. The only thing I didn’t like about though was that it just came with the cheap little black thong that comes with the majority of thier lingerie, when it would have looked really cute with a matching leopard print piece. Good thing I think I already have a few items that I think I can match with it 😉

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