| jacket: Gap | tee: UO via Shelby | jeans: Old Navy | flats: Old Navy |
Game on. A good motto for life, an excellent motto for this week!
Last night, as I stopped in a frenzied costume store to gather the last two pieces for my costume tonight, I realized: things don't slow down at this time of year. They only speed up! Every year, it seems like after Halloween hits, it's full speed ahead 'til January after New Years. So I guess what I'm trying to say (most of all, to myself, because I am perpetually looking forward) is: the best and craziest part of the year is afoot, 2016 is almost over. GAME ON.
I also realized [disclaimer: as much as I love hanging with my fam and the luxury of going home for Thanksgiving] I am relieved to not be traveling to California for Thanksgiving this year. I made so many trips home this year that I'm not feeling homesick quite yet, I have some big travel planned for Christmas, and it's kinda relaxing to know I'll have a few days off here in town.
Tonight I'll be playing school nurse in our volunteer haunted house. I spent my weekend in an stale smelling gym ripping old sheets and spraying blood capsules everywhere, and I am so pleased with how things turned out! I have a theatrical soul that will always love costumes, lights, special effects, etc. I'll try really hard to get some pictures to share with you guys.
Notes on this outfit: I've never mentioned on perfectlyP that I love and collect pins! I like picking them up, pretty much everywhere I go, and then pinning them everywhere. I actually found this one in my office a couple weeks ago. When my co-workers return from conferences, you can expect to stumble upon a table full of the swag they've collected. I believe that's where this came from, though I can't be sure :)
Hunter told me this was a deviant of my usual style, and like something I should wear to a concert. I don't disagree- though I can never get enough of bright color combos and sweet prints, like every girl, sometimes I want to wear ripped black jeans and my faithful jean jacket. And that's the cool thing about fashion- you can do whatever you want.
Oh- and this sweet necklace I've been rocking lately was my bridesmaids gift from Jacqui! I've barely taken it off since her wedding. That's how you know you've given a great bridesmaid gift.
P.S. I wore this originally when Galina was in town, for dinner and drinks at Hunter's new place. The bride-and-groom-to-be also stopped by! But I also wore this same thing yesterday- just with a different tee and shoes. A favorited formula, for sureeee. Have a great rest of your Hallo-week!