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You spent the first five years trying to get with the plan and the next five years trying to be with your friends again


I wore this outfit Saturday night out with Becca of Free Honey and Marissa of The Well-Appointed Catwalk. We all laughed when we revealed that we had some dressing anxiety when it came to hanging out with other fashion bloggers. I will say, though, we were a very well-dressed bunch! I’m also proud to say that at one point I hustled them into the bathroom and demanded they try out the bright pink lipstick I brought. It looked great on them both. I love introducing my friends to things they haven’t tried out before. Another (2) ladies are no longer bright lipsticks virgins!

The skirt is another piece I got at the Swapaholics clothing swap. When I picked it up I assumed it would be too small, but the back is elasticized. Whew! It’s also very short, like way shorter that it looks in this picture. I rarely wear short skirts, and it was nice to do something a little different.
skirt- via Swapaholics clothing swap
shirt- H&M dress
tights- Old Navy
shoes- Urban Outfitters
Listening to… “All My Friends” by LCD Soundsystem

{ 12 comments… add one }

  • Good Girl Gone Blog October 18, 2010, 7:22 pm

    Love the skirt and the lipstick- hotttt!

  • Sing October 18, 2010, 7:26 pm

    I love bright lipsticks too. Yours is hot.


  • Anonymous October 18, 2010, 7:32 pm

    So glad you recreated this outfit for a post! And thank you for taking my bright lipstick virginity. Let’s do it again soon!

  • anjali October 18, 2010, 9:57 pm

    I love this outfit Najeema! The skirt is adorable, and the shirt and sandals make the look playful instead of schoolgirl! Oh and your bangs — too fabulous :)

  • Noelani October 18, 2010, 10:49 pm

    Need to listen to LCD Soundsystem now. And wear some bright lipstick. I am ashamed to say I bought some last year and STILL have not worn it. I am setting a goal to wear it out this weekend. Now to make some plans appropriate for bright lipstick.

  • Nfletcherperry October 19, 2010, 12:32 am

    Naj, you look really nice in this photo. I know that lipstick! :) Looks good on you.

  • Becca October 19, 2010, 12:46 am

    I had so much fun with you girls on Saturday night, we need to do it again soon! And I liked having bright lipstick virginity taken so much that on Sunday while I was out and about shopping I ended up trying on some more crazy lipsticks! I didn’t buy any, I’m not ready to take the plunge for the expensive stuff. But you better believe the next time I’m at CVS I’m coming home with some bright lipstick.

  • holly October 19, 2010, 1:10 am

    I love this look! Especially the top… You are inspiring me to want to try bright lipstick.

  • sami October 19, 2010, 8:11 pm

    love your outfit and the bright lips! sorry i missed you ladies!


  • Allie October 20, 2010, 9:09 pm

    Moar short skirts please!

  • theowlsblog October 20, 2010, 9:22 pm

    i love the colors in this outfit- the lilac and bright orangey red. i actually have that dress too and have never worn it because it is so body-conscious. i love your idea of wearing it as a top- will have to SWF you. ~joelle

  • Pennerad October 22, 2010, 12:48 am

    suuuuuch a good skirt. i love a good a-line skirt, especially in good colors. this is amazing. and those LIPS! well, let’s just say i stay away from lipstick cuz mine won’t look like this. 0_o lol.

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