Take Two, Day 11: Fandom Formula

So you guys know I’m a total geek, right?  No?  It’s true: I love science fiction and fantasy (SF exploring gender/feminism and/or first contact are my fave, but I also love utopia/dystopia!).  I love animation, comic books (Saga is absolutely blowing my mind lately), Doctor Who, Sherlock, Firefly, Marvel movies, Star Wars, fanfiction, video games, etc.  I’ve been to SF conventions, SF/Linux conventions, Sherlock conventions, etc.  I love nerdiness, fandom, and the unabashed willingness to be enthusiastic about things that I find fun/cool/interesting.

So, of course, it spills over into my clothing choice on occasion.  I’ve been trying to figure out ways to include some of my nerdier T-shirts in outfits are a little more than just jeans + tee. Continue reading

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Days 18 & 19: Scarves and Favorites

It’s the weekend round-up over here and Days 18 & 19 of the #31days31waysremix hosted by Greater Than Rubies.

Day 18: Scarf It Up

So the prompt was to wear a scarf in a new way.  No problem! I have several scarves, and I love wearing them!

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I actually did wear this out of the house to grocery shop – even the kick-ass vintage gray leather jacket!  I’ve had it for years, but it doesn’t get nearly enough use.

I love this red infinity scarf that I picked up at Anthropologie a few years ago.  I usually wear it double-looped, but I decided to take the prompt seriously and try wearing it a new way – so I knotted that sucker. I actually liked the look! So yay for experimentation. 🙂

Day 19: A New Look on an Old Favorite

I had to do a little soul-searching on this one. I even asked my husband, do I *have* a go-to look? He asked, “Before or after kids?” Geez, there was more than one answer? Yikes! 😉

I realized that one formula I wear pretty often is: jeans + tank + cardigan + scarf. It feels put together but casual and comfortable, which is like the mom trifecta, amirite?

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This tank and scarf are new in the past three months, where the jeans, shoes and cardigan are nearing ancient status. I liked mixing the old with the new.

This was a great outfit for the day, since we ended up walking downtown on this gorgeous (70 degree!) fall day – the layers were very useful and I ended up discarding the cardi and the scarf by time we got home! I run really warm. 😉