Sunday, October 5

Denim Stripes and Maxi Cardi

It is finally October! My second most favorite month of the year because I love Halloween! But the cold and the breeze start to get to me these days. I think this weekend is too cold, too cold to be the first week of October and I am not ready yet. I still want to wear shorts, dresses, sandals and no coat. Fortunately today was good, I could wear a bit of dress and cardigan. 

I got this dress last year when I went to Jakarta. I love it because I think it is different; it's made of denim material and the color is so delightful: light blue and white. It is indeed one of my fave, too bad it is just too thick to be worn during summer - but too bad the skirt is so mini so I was trying to endure some breeze and cold when I had these pictures taken. Thanks to my maxi cardigan from Forever XXI. I got these cardigans long before the dress, actually, I got this about 2 years ago. I don't think the maxi cardi style was quite out there, not many people except some bloggers actually wear it. In this case it was rather functional because it blocks some wind from the back of my legs, so the cold was not too bad at least. It was hard mixing and matching this cardi with some of my outfit, but what do you think about this combination? Oh by the way that head band of mine says 'Look at Me' - my aunt thought it is pretty narcissistic. 

/* Dress - Unbranded, Cardigan - Forever XXI, Shoes - Charlotte Russe, Hair Band - Claire's */










Hope you enjoyed these pictures taken by my talented grandma~! and stay warm. See you on my next post!

xoxo,

Catherine. 


Friday, September 26

Hi! School Basics

I am not sure how many of you noticed that I kind of stole the idea of Hi! School Love On k-drama on my title of this post. I totally run out of idea what shall I name this post with, but thank you outfit.. now I know my post has a name. 

Today was a rather hot day, but since two days ago I already knew what is my next outfit post going to be. This is totally what I was thinking about minus the scarf. The stuff I wear today are for the most part my favorite items in the closet, especially the top, the skirt, the scarf, the shoes, and the bag (well that's why I said everything). You will not believe how much I love this top, and believe it or not I bought this top from.. Walmart for $12. I do have a lot of skirts and pants of different colors of different strange shapes. And this top would be one of the best candidate to match with any of the bottoms. The thing about it is that it is not like any other office blouse; you can fold the sleeve, also the top button is not too high so you can give it some swag. I can look formal, I can look non-formal, and I can look like a student (Right?) with this top! Definitely a good $12 investment - oh! I've had it for 1 year too. 

Top - Walmart, Skirt - H&M, Socks - Forever XXI, Shoes - H&M, Scarf - Gift 










Share your stories, I mean what other good basics investment have you made? Tanks? Blouses like mine? Skirts? or Pants? or purse??

Love,

Catherine

Friday, September 12

I'm Dancing in The Rain

I miss Etinology. I did not realized that I have not blogged for two months now, and within these two months I have been hearing good words about my blog. Me, and perhaps many people miss the time when I used to take OOTDs daily, which would be my sophomore - junior years in college. I am trying, peeps! Trying to bring the blog alive. 

This summer has been rather odd in Chicago, it has been cold and rainy. This week though, it's even worse. I mean it is only September, and I can already feel the winter chill. Having the privilege to go home early, I used the chance to spare some times for blogging! Special thanks to princess (my grandma) for taking the pictures, regardless of the light rain. 

This season.. what do I see trending? Honestly I have not been 'in the fashion circle' for a while, especially with the busy schedules this summer. But what I have noticed is lots of textures and uniforms. One of my favorite styles is the uniform. Wearing plaid skirts, sweaters and plaid shirts reminds me of college all over again. So below is my remake of school - uniform - kinda look! 

Hat - Forever XXI, Sweaters - Forever XXI, Skirt - Forever XXI, Bag - Gosh, Shoes - Unbranded (Indonesia)









I hope you enjoyed my look of the day in this post! Let me know what you think through comments below or talk to me (don't be hesitant! I love talking and chatting). Thank you for all your positive words and comments for Etinology ^^. I will try my best to keep it alive!


Love,

Catherine.