Don't you hate when people say 'I'll tell you the story later' and then they don't? Well I did just that with the 'squatter's riot' post and then left it so long you've probably forgotten all about it.
We were having a girl's day in Oxford last week (which the Mr. & I just had the most perfect follow up to yesterday! But no photos) and - I swear to you, this is not all we talk about or do, we are so much more interested in non fashion things - but inevitably if you get a bunch of fashion blogger/photographers together, the shooting starts. And I was shooting Jen and I tend to shoot people from below and she laughed and said 'Jill I know how you stay in shape' and said I SQUAT when I shoot.
We were all laughing so hard when I did the shots and she sent me these three which I haven't posted because I'm starting to feel like 'do you really want to see more boring shots of me wearing the same leopard coat all the time' (I really didn't dress for style that day, just warmth and ease to walk around - no silly shoes) but she's been asking - and I really HATE this shot, too. But that's the thing: if we can't laugh at ourselves, who can we laugh at. Really.
Faux leopard coat, Motel as before. American Apparel riding pants, shoes.. they're old, I think Hush Puppies? and I've had this backpack forever, from Coach.
Just to show you how boring my style is: this was from another day. Only difference is the shoes, from Barneys NY. Oh and bag is Kate Spade, a freebie-as-birthday-present from my ex-sister in law, who works in PR, but that is REALLY another story. (Sorry no links but do you guys really need it at this point? I mean, if you want to source something, don't you just google?)
If you want to read something really interesting, Shini did a post recently ('Circus Blogslam') that opened a good conversation on the concept of 'self style' blogs and the effect it has on our brains. Okay maybe I'm paraphrasing. But read it, if you haven't already. Would love to hear your thoughts.