Thursday, June 6, 2013

Long Sleeves in Summer

I have had multiple people comment on how crazy I am for wearing long sleeves in an Arizona summer. [If you look at all of my outfits HERE, you will see that I am wearing long sleeves in all but 4 outfits.] Guess what: I KNOW. Let me tell you a little bit about my closet. I'm not even exaggerating when I say that 90% of my shirts are long sleeve. [HOT.] Then about 7% of them are tank tops, which I can't wear without a cardigan anyway. [REALLY HOT.] The remaining 3% is short sleeved shirts. And guess what? I never wear them. I'm not a fan of short sleeves, and whenever I go shopping, for some reason I still buy long sleeved shirts, even when its 110 degrees outside! I don't know what's wrong with me; I guess I am just drawn to long sleeves and layers, which is definitely a problem when you live in Arizona. I'm pretty sure I'm living in the wrong part of the country, and I can not wait until H and I can move to somewhere colder. I do really well with layers and boots, so maybe we'll go somewhere snowy. [Though honestly, I really hate the snow.] 



Top: Old Navy [similar] // Skirt: Forever 21 // Shoes: Target // Bag: London Fog via TJ Maxx // Sunnies: HelloFab // Bracelet: A Beautiful Heart Shop c/o

Oh and this is when I stepped backwards without looking and sunk into a pile of mud. Glad that H captured this precious moment....



My poor shoes!! Hope you all have a great day! Tomorrow's Friday! :]
*Linking up with Three-Fer Thursday

xoxo,
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12 comments:

  1. I love your shoes and bag! Really cute outfit :) I understand the long sleeve thing- I am still wearing them rolled up and I live in Texas!

    Katie
    Style Diary | Giveaway!

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  2. dying! this outfit is perfect. love the skirt so much
    kw ladies in navy

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  3. I have a hard time deciding how to dress in the summer because that is when grocery/ALL stores freeze you out!! So really, longer sleeves + skirt seems appropriate. :]

    I did 20+ years in Utah. Believe me a few months of heat is sooooo much better than 9 months of cold! It is easy to be happy when the sun shines everyday!

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  4. Um hello cutie! Such an adorable outfit and those heels!! Thanks for linking up with us :)
    xo Bethany
    www.perfectlycoutured.com

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  5. I'm an Arizona blogger too and I feel like my closet is the same way! I think clothese are much cuter when they are long sleeved! So I guess it's just the price you pay! haha! (:

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  6. You're crazy! I live in Texas and I cannot get short enough or lose enough layers! I do wish I could layer more in the summer but the heat makes it so unbearable. Your poor shoes! I hope they cleaned up okay. I did something similar with a pair of white sandals and they stained a bit. I was so upset!

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  7. I am totally the same way! I always complain that the majority of my closet is sweater and cardis! Feels good to know I'm not alone! :)

    xo, Jordan
    opalandviolet.com

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  8. Oh no!! Your poor cute shoes!! Hope they cleaned up okay. You aren't crazy. I wear blazers in the summer and I live in Louisiana. Hot AND humid. Super cute look!

    Amy


    Fashion and Beauty Finds

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  9. I don't know why I always end up buying so many long sleeved tops for the summer! They are just so cute I guess! I totally understand your feelings towards long sleeves!

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  10. I'm exactly the same here - when I was packing to move to NYC for the summer... I only had long sleeves. I can get away with it in Utah but, it'll be hot here. Cute style!

    -Bree @ aBree Fashion

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  11. I love this Outfit Victoria. So Cic and with such Affordable pieces. Loving your Pink Chambray.

    I am Ada by the way and I found your blog a couple of weeks ago. I already follow and love it. I hope you can visit back & I can have your support too, by following. Every Week I run a Week's Best Looks Feature, with several Favorite Outfits from the week. Stay tuned for that later this Monday because you are one of the Girls I am featuring (it is the 2nd time, I featured you 2 weeks ago, also). Here is the link to that post, below.

    http://elegancepersonification.blogspot.com/2013/05/weeks-best-looks-may-26th-2013.html

    Thanks, Ada. =)

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  12. Hola I'm Jessyca from Italy. nice blog:) I too wear long sleeves by habits but I won the hot. Dressing in the morning with a long eleven slim fit high neck t-shirt keeps my fresh temperature for all the day,even walking under the sun. I often feel more fresh than my friends with tank tops

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