OOTD & LOTD: Leather Vest & Dramatic Green Eyes

20 Aug

Today began as an ordinary day. I watched my siblings, I shuttled my siblings around town to their various activities, and I made sure that my siblings did not die of starvation and/or dehydration.

Then I had a grand idea- dinner with my friend Elizabeth (love her very much). We went to Chipotle and people-watched as we stuffed our faces with tacos (me) and a bowl of rice and other gloop (Bef). Afterward, we walked across the street to a secondhand clothes store and perused the racks halfheartedly, not expecting the find the greatest thing ever.

Suddenly, she held up a hanger, positively glowing with happiness.

“Look, Olive, this is so you.”

And itΒ was.

And it was $4!

My joy in buying my very first leather (“leather”) vest:

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I won’t do a tutorial because this post is already mega-long, but I just used a bright green shadow on a white base and cut the crease with a medium brown, then added the same brown underneath the eye and lined and voila! Green cut crease with brown..thingie. I kinda suck at naming looks, if you haven’t noticed :\

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Sorry for crappy application, I was in a hurry to photograph before the sun set -.- Lipstick is Wet ‘n Wild Silk Finish in Dark Wine.

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This was my first time using the self-timer, and I royally screwed up about 99.9% of my photos. Oh well, perhaps I’ll get better. Do any of you have this issue?

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Something about the green made me think Peter Pan, and thus this pose was born.

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Angsty teen pose..

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This purchase literally made my entire week (no, not literally, but almost). I feel like I could take on the world πŸ˜€ What do you guys think?

~Olive

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10 Responses to “OOTD & LOTD: Leather Vest & Dramatic Green Eyes”

  1. Thrifting Couture August 24, 2013 at 2:15 pm #

    Great outfit, I love those pants!

    • Olivia August 25, 2013 at 3:31 pm #

      Thanks! TJ Maxx is a fantastic place πŸ™‚

  2. mimi&thecloakroom August 22, 2013 at 7:31 am #

    cute outfit.
    check me out http://mimithecloakroom.wordpress.com/ would appreciate it

    • Olivia August 23, 2013 at 4:17 pm #

      Thanks! I’m on it πŸ™‚

  3. Amanda Phillips August 20, 2013 at 8:01 pm #

    excellent find, if i do say so myself. and i think the word you’re looking for is “pleather”. πŸ˜›

    • Olivia August 20, 2013 at 8:03 pm #

      Hehe thank you, and pleather sounds like a ghetto girl’s skintight leggings. I’d like to differentiate my clothing from that πŸ˜‰

  4. Andra Watkins August 20, 2013 at 3:41 pm #

    I love love love the green pants!

    • Olivia August 20, 2013 at 7:53 pm #

      Thank you! I have a resolution to buy pants in every color of the rainbow πŸ™‚

  5. natziwang August 20, 2013 at 1:34 pm #

    Oh gosh, I LOVE the vest. The makeup goes great with the look, and the shades really bring it all together. You look awesome. =)

    • Olivia August 20, 2013 at 1:49 pm #

      Thank you! It was definitely a surprisingly great find πŸ™‚

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