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Soooo before I start the actual post, I'm aware that few [...or none?] of my readers live in my area, buuuuut I thought I'd throw this out just in case: 
I'll be walking in this fashion show for a local secondhand shop I recently discovered. 

Yep, I'm gonna be in a little fashion show.  :)  It's not like a big deal or anything--I'm not suddenly thinking I'm the next Karlie Kloss--but I'm still super-excited, because:

a.)Um, it's a fashion show and Imma be in it.
b.) It's for a great cause (the business was started to make sure all girls could attend prom/special events regardless of budget [they rent prom dresses/tuxes as well as sell them and other vintage/gently-used clothing]).
c.) I get to wear a fabulous dress from the 40s (a black, ruffle-y, one-shoulder number, WOO!).

So.  On the off-chance that anyone lives near Grafton, WI (not my hometown, but close),
COME AND SUPPORT Stephanie's Prom Closet
and see me strut my stuff! 
And I'll be attempting to white-girl shake my groove thang at the dance after the runway show (which--thrust me--will be enough entertainment to make the cover charge worth it).
If you can't come, then just do me a favor and pray that I don't fall flat on my face.

Anyway, on to the OOTD:

So my facial expressions in all these photos (taken by my mommy; thanks mommy!) seem to imply that I'm in pain....
Well, yours would, too if it were below zero degrees outside and you were trying to take outfit photos!!  :-P
So please cut me a little slack.  (You always do anyway, my darling readers: you keep coming back even when my photos are far from stellar.)

So THIS BLAZER.  THIS BLAZER.  It's sosososo good. 

I had a GAP giftcard from Christmas, and I was planning on taking it right to the winter clearance and walking out with my arms loaded, buuuuut then something happened.  I walked past this blazer on the way to the clearance, and simply could not shake it from my mind as I was trying everything else on.  And that's because nothing compared to it.  So I figured, what are giftcards for?  I'm pretty sure it was the most expensive thing in the GAP store, but it was worth my giftcard plus a couple extra bucks.  Casually elegant, yet age-appropriate and comfy as heck (it's a very think, but malleable sweatshirt-y fabric).  Implies nautical flair without being too in-your-face, and can (and will) be dressed up or down.

Something about this outfit made me think of a flight attendant's uniform...feminine lapel + neck scarf, maybe?  My subconscious is probably just obsessing over ways to get me on a plane to warmer climes.

There was something this outfit that irked me: my stupid leggings.  I could not get them to stay inside my booties!  Mostly for looks, but I also wanted them there for warmth... +sigh+  It's so hard being me, sometimes.  ;)

Scarf: thrifted || Blazer: GAP || Dress: H&M || Leggings: old || Booties: Payless
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  1. Good luck with the fashion show - take lots o' pics!!


  2. Oh snap, I love all the black and white here! That jacket is such a darling little piece, and I love the polka dots against it. You're looking lovely!

    Also--"what a cool brain you have"--that totally just made my day. You're so sweet! :D

  3. Ha! what a great idea and .... you never know where it would lead you next :)
    Definitely would love to be in your area. Its such a good cause, plus involves fashion = GREAT!
    have fun and post pictures!
    Have a great rest of day,
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  4. You are so gorgeous! You should be on the runways dear! Love your outfit! Have fun at the fashion show!!! Xx. Pip

  5. That's so cool you're going to be in the fashion show! Wish I could go -- this sounds like something I'd totally be into.



    P.S. Love the gray and white chevron on your blog -- I have a bunch of pillows that look just like that hahaha.

  6. The blazer is fabulous!!!!
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  7. Hey dear I really like your blog! What about following each other? Also on bloglovin, facebook and even lookbook if you want...just let me know :3 <3


  8. I love your outfit for today but I am more excited for your fashion moment! How exciting! I wish I still had my prom dress


  9. Success on the catwalk ;D
    Amazing photos

  10. love what your wearing! the scarf is so cute wrapped around your neck

    hope you'll visit back

  11. Great post. Beautiful picture of you.

    If you get a sec, check out my latest post 'Cool and Casual'.


  12. You look so pretty in these images, loved the striped look and its black and white - ultimate chicness! Thats so exciting about the show, wishing you everything of the best for it! Thanks for taking the time to stop by and sharing your fashion insight.

  13. Oh that jacket is so cute! I love the construction of it and it fits you like a dream. The polka dot scarf was the cutest addition, it looks great. Plus the boots are so chic, I just recently bought a pair similar to that and I love them with everything. The fashion show sounds like a blast!

  14. that blazer really is perfection - what an awesome find!
    Chic on the Cheap

  15. This is fabulous! Break a leg!

  16. Wow! Wish I could be there to see you. I wish the best to you.
    Your jacket looks really good on you =)

  17. I love the stripes with the polka dots! You look amazing, lady!



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