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Ok, so this past Saturday was Shamrock the Block in downtown RVA and I had to work until close.  I don’t know if it was because I had no green in my wardrobe or if I was being stubborn and rebelling against St. Patty’s, but I ended up wearing my new Topshop bodycon skirt to work to lift my spirit.  Because dressing originally (aka like a Persian rug) is better than when everyone else is wearing the same color, right?

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The weather on Saturday was sunny, warm, and fabulous so a cotton midi in a bright color palette seemed like an obvious choice.  The versatility of the skirt’s length and rise was fun to play with too, so I made the skirt higher waisted to wear with my Leith midi tube top while at work, then showed some bare midriff when I went for drinks later that night.

To make my day even better, BP was having a free DIY workshop on head wraps, complete with gorgeous scraps of turquoise fabric.  All of the girls I worked with joined in and we all rocked our head wraps that day, getting compliments from customers.  Another added benefit was that the headwrap helped with my frizzy baby hairs.

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All in all, Saturday wasn’t that bad after all.  I put in a lot of work that day, had fun with friends that night, and wore a brand new outfit that I loved.  My liver is probably relieved I didn’t go to Shamrock the Block, either.

xx,

catiemaxie

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