Like a switch, as soon as I got home from LuckyFABB, I got horribly sick. I don’t get sick often, but when I do, it takes me down for the count. For about 5 days straight, I couldn’t even muster the strength to get dressed, and only left the house to eat (the boyfriend dragged me out for a Cinco de Mayo lunch at our favorite Mexican food restaurant, after which I promptly went back to bed). I’m still fighting off the lingering cough…ugh!
So when I finally felt well enough to put on real clothes and get outside, I had these red jeans on the brain. I guess I needed to be bright for my first day out after a week of being a shut-in. I believe some colors just have the ability to make us feel certain ways, and on this particular day, red felt very, “I’m back!”. Apparently Wendy felt the same way, who caught the same bug I did, and whose bright red jacket popped out at me from my back log of blog posts to read that piled up while I was sick.
These red jeans are yet another member of the “cuff it till I hem it” club. After being forever traumatized after washing a pair of jeans a few times before hemming, only to have them shrink substantially short after the next wash, I’m making sure to get some wears and washes out of my jeans before committing to a length.
And, thank you to all the ladies on Twitter who helped convince me to keep these red jeans. I was unconvinced about their versatility, but after all your helpful tips I think I’ll manage to make them work. =)
And…yet another thank you to the boyfriend who helped me scout out photo taking locations over the weekend (and played photographer to take these photos)! A little better than the SUPER green garden, huh?
Outfit Details - LOFT shirt (altered) :: Gap jeggings (new colors!) (post) :: Cole Haan shoes :: J.Crew handbag :: Ann Taylor belt :: Lux Accessories necklace :: Kate Spade watch (customized) :: Stella & Dot bracelet (c/0) (in silver) :: Daisy Knights ring