Saturday, May 26, 2012

home depot chic

Dress (worn as skirt)- Dynamite; Vest, Tank, Tee, Shoes, Bracelet & Earrings- Thrifted; Ring- Sears; Necklace- RW&CO; Sunglasses- Coach c/o Marshalls;Nail Polish- e-nuf is e-nuf by Essie

"You can never be overdressed or overeducated." (Oscar Wilde)

Even though I decided a Masters degree program wasn't for me (therefore not qualifying as overeducated), I am certainly someone who likes to dress up, even if it's just for a Saturday afternoon trip to my local Home Depot (hey you never know who you're going to meet, Ty Pennington could be hanging out in the lumber section!)

My man and I now own a house (pic below) and we have a week to get our condo ready for sale so it's been baseboard cleaning, blind dusting, closet door painting & elbow greasing galore!

{The belt buckle x 2 appeal} 

{Our new house- it has two great outdoor spaces, perfect for entertaining!}

We got the strangest looks when taking these photos in the Home Depot parking lot but after almost 2 years of outfit photos, it doesn't faze me anymore!


  1. cute outfit. Also the house you brought looks big. I know you will have fun decorating it.

  2. Congrats on your house - it's so cute!!
    And, so is your outfit! I bet you were turning heads down every aisle at Home Depot. You look fantastic!

  3. Really adore the outfit! Dressing up is fun, even if you are just making a trip to the local hardware store. The leopard print skirt is so fun. And congratulations on the house. From the photos, it looks adorable, cozy, and I'm sure you'll be right at home!


  4. look at you all gussied up at Home Depot! haha! I totally LOVE the buckle bracelet, Emily!

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  5. Congrats on having a new house! Btw, I love your outfit, most especially the... oh wait, I love everything! :)


  6. is that grey house yours emily? it's so cute. glad you ignore the stares, you know you were looking better than whoever was doing the looking.

  7. Haha so fun! I bet you were the most chic one there!!

  8. Great outfit. Love the bracelet. And I agree -- we can never overdress.

  9. Love that you dressed up for Home Depot! Totally love it! And you look so gosh darn cute! Love your new house, it looks so cute!!

  10. Your new house is AMAZING. Can I come live with you? Just kidding. (Kind of.)
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  11. I love how you twisted/tucked the dress into a skirt! Very cute. Your house looks great, those bay windows are sweet :)

  12. how beautiful is your new home! like from a movie or something :P I like it! and I also hope you're going to post more photos in time.
    now, when it comes to your outfit I think those belt buckle accessories are brilliant, so is the choice of colours here. and it's completely normal to take photos wherever you want to ;)

    Maikeni blogi - part of me

  13. You are probably the best looking gal at the home deport. I like the dress as a skirt it definitely gives you more fabulous options. The necklace is really cool too. Your new home looks exciting. Looking forward to see pictures of the interior!


  14. the title of this post made me laugh! Glad you're not phased by stares when you're taking outfit photos, I don't mind so much but it makes Jay super nervous! lol. hence the many pictures in parks & alleys away from ppl.

    your skirt is really fun & your house is beautiful!

  15. WOW! your new house is beautiful. I have to agree with Maiken, it looks like it belongs on a movie. Maybe "UP" well the left

  16. i can only imagine the looks from the home depot crowd, i am sure no one has ever heard of a fashion blog lol
    such an adorable home!

  17. Oh the curb appeal is stunning. Loooovvve. Is it a farmhouse?


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