What to Wear: Power outfit

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I don’t know, guys, I’m feeling like a pretty big weirdo lately. That’s the excuse I’m going to use for this photo shoot, I guess. These weren’t even the weird ones. The weird ones involved me reenacting that scene at the beginning of The Lion King where Rafiki holds up Simba, except I was holding up an owl figurine? OK, sure. I’m not posting those ones. Maybe my POWER comes from being a giant weirdo.

Oh. Heyyyyyy.

Oh. Heyyyyyy.

So that happened. I liked the idea of this week’s power outfit theme, but I have to admit I felt bad choosing one outfit over the others. Because, you know, we all anthropomorphize our clothes and worry about hurting their feelings. In the end, I had to go with my absolute favourite tights, which I have had for about three years and have never stopped loving. One time, the premier of New Brunswick asked me where I bought them. People give me the best confused looks on the street when I wear them – sometimes they ask me if my legs are tattooed. This is the exact kind of weirded out attention I want!

This dress makes me feel like a figure skater.

This dress makes me feel like a figure skater.

And this dress is just the most comfortable thing I own, and I think it’s cute. It has a visible gold zipper on the back, I can wear it with literally anything, it’s pretty much the best. The shoes are new, but I can tell we’re going to have a beautiful relationship and I will wear them until they literally fall off my feet in tatters. Anyway, I feel good about wearing all of these things, and that’s my idea of a power outfit.

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SHOES!

I also love this snake watch a lot.

I also love this snake watch a lot.

Dress: H&M
Tights: Modcloth
Shoes: Ruche
Watch: Modcloth
Cardigan: Envy

Head over to Nicole’s blog to check out all the other power outfits!

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6 thoughts on “What to Wear: Power outfit

  1. Sarah says:

    Lovin’ your poses; you should’ve put the owl one on here, hehe! 🙂 great outfit & accessories.

  2. Lisa says:

    Those tights are awesome!! Love your power outfit!

  3. Lexi says:

    Those tights! oh my god I love them! great outfit! =}

  4. Marci says:

    You look pretty fierce in that outfit, and I totally understand what you mean about anthropomorphizing clothes. I definitely can feel the grumpy looks coming from my closet if I haven’t worn a favorite in a while!

  5. lisa says:

    Love these tights and super jealous you can still wear tights- it’s way too hot here! This outfit is super awesome.

  6. Those tights! I remember them and still love them. How have you made it this long without a run!?

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