Remember the other day when I was sick but wore an awesome outfit anyway? Yeah, I was really sick. Shortly after writing that blog post, I went home to bed, from which I did not emerge (except to buy popsicles and mac & cheese) for the next 36 hours.  Needless to say, my fashion during that time left much to be desired.

I did promise you, however, that I would show you the outfit I wore while trying to ward off sickness.  It did not work, but I liked the outfit anyway.

This outfit is the spring version of one I wore a few months ago.  You may recall this top is one of my grandmother’s hand-me-downs.  I’ve told you before how much a fan I am – in theory – of mixing patterns.  But, it’s very hard to actually pull off.  I liked mixing the stripes in my blouse with the plaid/floral/fruit pattern in my shoes.  The red and white pull the two together, while the distance helps prevent eye-sore clashing. I finished off with my favorite red button earrings, a simple gold necklace, and my go-to white and gold Wal-Mart watch for an easy, professional spring/summer look.

Blouse: Granny’s closet (so a department store, I’m sure)
Skirt: hand-me-down from another friend
Shoes: Forever 21
Belt: Forever 21
Watch: Wal-Mart
The rest…I don’t remember