12/1/11

Fragments

dress: ann taylor, thrifted, purse: vintage, thrifted, coat & tights: target, heels: vintage, thrifted, belt: goodwill
Happy December & Thursday! Though I'm glad that this week is over, I'm feeling rather overwhelmed by the fact that I have two more weeks - finals week included - before Christmas break. In addition, it seems crazy but - this school year is already almost half way over. I'm excited for my future, but I have all these fears. Recently when I was talking to an acquaintance of mine about being frustrated and nervous, and she said something that I think I just needed to hear... "Guess what? It will all be okay in the end." This phrase stuck with me. I know I've heard that before, and I know that I know what she said was true... but it really reminded me that yeah, things are going to be okay.

Things can be difficult and stressful, but at the end, I know that I'm going to get through it. I think it takes trusting in the Lord to have a plan for you, but sometimes it's hard to let go of the fact that you aren't always in charge of how things will work out in your life. I know that that is a challenging thing for me.

Anyway, a quick note about my outfit - I wore this last Sunday. The dress, purse, and heels were all purchased on black Friday. :) I think the shoes were half off (so $3!) but that was the only deal I got. Still, it was all pretty inexpensive. ;) Have a nice night, loves - tomorrow is Friday!! xx
currently listening to... Thievery Corporation - Fragments

14 comments:

  1. It will all be okay is a nice reminder for ourselves! I love the combo of that royal blue with the black, so delicate and pretty!

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  2. Those tights with that coat is amazing! I love your pattern mixing, and your thrifting skills are bomb :)

    And yes, whatever may be will be, but if you hold on your faith and relish in the experience, it will all work out! Just keep positive, and enjoy it, because it goes too fast <3

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  3. Awesome coat!!! You look so cute:) Good luck for the next two weeks.

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  4. love the dress! that saying is true... things always workout!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  5. Oh, that coat of yours is just stunning! Is it your winter coat, or just one you threw on over your outfit? Either way it is beautiful! xx

    And hang in there about school: I know exactly everything you're feeling!

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  6. Elanor :D I've missed you! I am so glad to be back reading your blog and everyone else's! AH, and that phrase does help me get through every day because they've been though, but it's true: in the end everything will be okay and one day we'll remember all these days and smile :)

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  7. wonderful dress and bag and I simply adore the blue tights

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  8. You look absolutely lovely, so very ladylike! I particularly love the shoes, they are gorgeous <3 You have a really cute blog going on here lady! x

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  9. That song is incredible! And I love the dress, you look great in it! :D:X I can't wait for Christmas break either :X

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  10. Oh that coat is a beauty, as are you!

    xoxo mama wolf.

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  11. Wow!
    You´ve such a fabulous blog darling!
    Totally love all your photos and outfits!
    And you´re so cute! What about following us each others? I´ll be really happy :)
    Kisses
    www.life-is-a-change.blogspot.com

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  12. I love your outfit and these pictures, you look so good, that dress is really beautiful, the print, the length, the shape are all perfect. You are so beautiful; also your bag is pretty awesome! Your blog is lovely by the way and I am a new follower! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!
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  13. I love that these are all "neutral" colors but all together it is far from boring. You look great!

    <3 Rachel

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  14. My gosh what a gorgeous (and unexpected!) outfit! I get so tired of seeing the same old color schemes. I love the blue and black mixed together, so so so gorgeous. And your friend is so right. Everything will be okay in the end! You're right as well, just trust in the Lord! I have to remind myself that everyday! Good luck on your finals hon, I know you'll do excellent. Beauty and brains, FTW!
    xoxo
    lyndsey of hellolyndsey

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