Office: Bold Office Stripes

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Here it is! The new hair. I’m having fun figuring out different ways to style it and even though I thought I was getting too old for platinum blonde, I’m glad to have it. It’s hard to see but there are fun purple and pink pieces throughout. I’ve added some images below from the actual show.

Bold hair makes me feel like wearing bold clothes. Well, I guess most things make me want to wear bold clothes but do you think this is too far into the realm of circus performer? I’m not quite sure.

Finally got around to tackling a project I’ve had on my list for several months. I’ve been using some large hard cover books as my monitor stand for several years now. Since I’m dreaming of a dedicated home office space, full of girlie details and chuck full of organization, I’ve been meaning to paint them in my new black and gold theme. I need to get some spray sealant and then I’ll share with you the after picture.

In other exciting news, I found a local horse property for sale. We are not planning to sell and buy but it seems like a great fit so we’re exploring the possibility. I’m off to see it this morning and then starts all the fun lending paperwork – maybe.

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Outfit: Tights or no Tights?

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I wish I would’ve had some fun tights to go with this outfit but I haven’t figured out if I am a funky tights person or not. I envision funky tight people as either fashion runway model types heading to some creative job in NY or Zooey Deschanel. Or maybe Rhianna. None of which describe me. Where do you land on the tights wearing spectrum?

Source: strictlyweddings.com

As far as the rest of the outfit, I played it safe with the cream cardigan so the cobalt shirt and skirt could be the stars.

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Outfit: Pants to Love

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Finally! I found a pair of pants that fit and look the way I want. These are the Exact Stretch pants from The Limited (of course). Next time they are on sale, I’ll undoubtedly by more colors.

Short term memory loss on Monday. Extremely noticeable gray roots today. There are many great things about turning 40 but those two things are not included.

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Outfit: Orange and Cobalt

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Boy oh boy do I love this color combination! I’ve worn it a couple of different ways here and here as well. If this pale girl can wear bright colors there’s no way it won’t look good on you too. Jump on in!

Details: Orange Halogen tank and Enzo Angiolini heels from Nordstrom / Jeans, tank and scarf from The Limited

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