Friday, March 18, 2011

How I wore it: Blarney

Folks, today was a beautiful day in the Boston area, and one that promised even more wonderful things since I got to meet the lovely (and lovely-voiced! Is it weird that I noticed that?) Cynthia today for my first ever blogger meet-up! Yay!

Being St. Patrick's Day, I was a little paranoid about the potential drunken Bostonians that I might encounter, but I was also determined to wear a touch of green, my former favorite color (doesn't that make it sound official?). I decided to go all-out spring today:


You may notice that beneath my white shirt, I'm wearing a green top. When I was home, sans white shirt, the green was more visible. So it goes. God, those pants are wrinkly. I'm so embarrassed to have left my home in the. 

Oh, do you notice something else? My first official outing with the blue glasses! People, I dithered back and forth over whether or not to wear these. I liked that they picked up the spring theme/color of my (favorite) seersucker pants, but they're just so BLUE! My husband told me that they looked awesome and I should wear them. A lady on the subway complimented them. As did Cynthia, so I feel better about life now. I'm looking forward to wearing these more in the future now that I've finally unleashed them onto the world.

Anyway, meeting Cynthia was a real thrill, as we had a long, cocktail-fueled conversation about unsuitable exes, academia, and oof, many other things. I think I did that thing that I do a lot when I'm excited, namely, interrupt. Sorry, Cynthia! Oh, also, when I was doing less boozy math later, I realized that I may have stiffed you a couple of dollars! 

Don't I sound like the most delightful company? Who wants to meet me next?!

In all seriousness, though, I had a lovely time. Thanks, Cynthia!

Oh. Happy belated St. Patrick's Day, everyone.

Blue glasses: Warby Parker
White shirt: Brooks Brothers, remixed
Green top: American Apparel
Seersucker pants: Gap, remixed
Moccasins: Minnetonka, by way of Lord and Taylor, remixed


  1. I will compliment your glasses as well, this way you feel one more compliment better and I get to express how wonderful they look!

  2. Haha, you're fine. I come from a family of habitual interrupters/overtalkers myself, so I didn't even notice. No worries about the boozymath, I was doing some of that myself.

  3. Cassy, done! I no longer feel fear about wearing them out anymore! Thank you!

    Cynthia, yay for boozy math! I wish all my calculations involved an elderberry sidecar or whatever that was called. Mmmm...

  4. I bet St. Patty's is CRAZY in Boston. I've been lucky enough to visit there twice -- fantastic city! <3

  5. Hi, [SMASH]! Welcome! St. Patrick's is pretty nuts here, from what I heard, but in the last couple of years I lived in the Italian area of Boston, and now we live in a very diverse area of Cambridge, so... it's not really a thing for us, although I get nervous about leaving the house. Thanks for the kind words about Boston - I'm still not that enamored of it, but I better get used to it... :)

  6. I can't imagine Cynthia's voice...has she acquired a southern drawl? I'm liking your glasses!