It rained all day today, but I managed to snap today's pictures during the two minutes it stopped raining and the sun made a very brief appearance. Shortly after, there was torrential downpour and several tornado warnings (which meant numerous 'breaking news' interruptions). Unfortunately, I don't own a raincoat. Or rain boots (although I really like the Christian Siriano for Payless rain boots). I do own an umbrella, but this morning, I had to walk down a flight of stairs carrying my 5-year-old*, his backpack, his lunch box, and my handbag. So when it's wet out, I almost always resort to wearing this hooded jacket:
I absolutely love this jacket (so much so that I bought it in black too). It was also a bit cooler today--and windy as heck--so it was temperature-appropriate.
I've been wanting a pair of straight-leg jeans--my wardrobe overfloweth with skinnies--and finally bought a pair. I saw them on the rack, said to myself These look like they would fit me and tossed them in my basket.
I really like this top (also seen here and here) because it's really versatile. Plus, I like how bright it is.
Here's the supporting cast:
[JEANS: Express Bleus (purchased at Goodwill); TOP: Casa View Thrift; JACKET: Walmart; SHOES: Urban Original; HANDBAG: Vintage; EARRINGS: Body Central; RING: Borrowed]
*NOTE: My son is half my height and his legs are in perfect working order, so I hardly ever carry him (or his lunch box. Or his backpack.), but it was POURING (and he left his rain coat at school yesterday), so I was trying to get us both to car with mininal soakage.