Thursday, May 14, 2009

The story of the yellow tights

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There once was a girl who wanted yellow tights
She was tired of black ones and wanted something bright
She went to ASOS(before her online shopping embargo)
And found the perfect ones that she couldn't wait to show

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They made her feel like a storybook girl
So she picked up her skirt and gave it a twirl
It wasn't till she caught sight of herself after
And realized why her co-workers errupted in laughter

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Not only did her gams look like Atila the Hun's
But one leg already had one of the biggest runs
So with a pinch of nailpolish she put that to the stop
And decided to try again with a different skirt and top

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Though she was going for a Kate Spade kind of feel
It ended up being an "Orange Grove" kind of deal
She decided she would only fit in if she found a citrus orchard
But she instead found a briar patch and was consequently tortured

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And to make matters worse, she snagged the other thigh
Bye-bye yellow tights, you're just not going to fly


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First outfit: Cardigan +necklace: ASOS; V-neck lace tank: Wet Seal; Skirt: Soo Lee; Shoes: Juicy Couture

Second outift:Skirt: ASOS; Jewelry + tank: Forever 21; Cardigan: Twelve by Twelve; Flats: My Fair Lady

Tights from hell: ASOS

22 comments:

Cassiopeia said...

gorgeous! :-) i love the green on you :-D the dress arrived yesterday, and it's lovely! thank you so so much!!! xxxc

MizzJ said...

I agree, the green looks great! What a fab colour. Too bad about the tights but at least you got this funny post out of it!

Erica said...

Great poem, haha. I actually really want a pair of white leggings, Weird, I know, but I have an idea of how to make them work.

Eyeliah SS said...

I was so excited for your pale yellow tights, sorry they did not work out!!

AsianCajuns said...

Oh my gosh! What a great story and terrific outfits! Your coworkers have it all wrong- you styled both of these perfectly. The photos are the perfect amount of whimsy too ;)

maureen said...

the look is fabulous! orange & teal works so well together. so sorry about ur yellow tights though:)

Amelia said...

These are definitely my favorite pictures of yours ever! The first one is so cute with the flowers and the birds and I love all the green in the 3rd pic of the 2nd outfit. I also totally love the shoes in the 2nd outfit. :)

Nikki S. said...

Hi! Awesome picture post. I really love the tights!!

Mary said...

I'm sorry, but your little poem made me laugh so hard! You are too cute! Don't know about the yellow tights but looks lovely on you!

clw said...

That was a very fun post! I love those tights - only you could get away with wearing yellow tights my dear!

♥ fashion chalet said...

you are soooo Alice in Wonderland, I love this :)






x

Couture Carrie said...

Love both these outfits and your story ~ you look gorgeous!

xoxox,
CC

Talk Pretty To Me said...

That emerald green looks amazing on you! Second outfit is my favorite. BUT I do like that first picture a lot!

Cupcakes and Cashmere said...

i'm all about yellow tights...much more fun than bare legs, but still adds something special.

Eyeliah SS said...

hahha, well i did make the cut in the top 20 links. :-) lol

Ashleigh said...

cute as a button

Amber said...

lol, I love this post! And I almost bought that green ASOS skirt- had it on my wish list for ages, but then it sold out: looks great on you, though!

OmnisLucis said...

hahahah atila the hun's! you're hilarious.

The Clothes Horse said...

Pretty outfits! I like the full, floral skirt.
P.S. Yes I did get the dress, thank you! I haven't had a chance to wear it because I'm trying to move.

ana b. said...

The first photo is just so much fun. You look great.

styleburst said...

Lovely photos!! You look wonderful in green!! And that's a fab story!!

Great blog! I added you in my "lovelies" list on my blog! :)
xox

Vegas Princess said...

You are always so creative, with your clothes and your words. :)