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OOTD: Handpicked

Hey dolls. I must apologize for the silence and absence of my OOTD posts thereof. I guess the last few days of the summer are taking a toll on me. I have been down with the flu and have not been able to compose a proper post. To add fuel to the fire, my laptop is still not working. I swear you never know how much your life rotates around that piece of equipment until it tires and shuts down (hope not for good in my case).  I have been through several stages since then. At first I was relaxed and sure that it was only a little hiatus. Then I got worried. And angry. After a couple of days I was panicking. I am finally calm and have accepted that sometimes in life, we are too caught up in something so much that the only way we can ‘snap out of a routine’ and spend time to enjoy the different pleasures of life is if that distraction takes a break. I love writing, trust me, and would not give it up for anything. After reading this post on Miranda’s blog, I’ve realized this short break has giving me a chance to regroup and organize.

Regroup with friends and family and God.

Organize ALL those things that I start but never finish. I have been handpicked by my Maker to accomplish my fair share of tasks. In order for me to go down in history,  must complete.

For my outfit of the day I am going casual. Even though a pair of heels will always switch up a casual outfit in a second. I spotted and handpicked this colourful top at a thrift store and was immediately drawn to it. I was shocked to find out it was originally from Primark. Which only goes to prove, NEVER rule out any shops. A lot of times, am in for a surprise. Look at all that beautiful detailing in the back!  As for the washed look denim, I ordered them from Zara and couldn’t wait for them to be delivered. Once again, good ol’ Zara did not disappoint. The fit is impeccable. The jeans are well-fitted yet comfortable. I picked the out because of the zip detail at the ankle which I still have to experiment with. Details on full outfit below:

Blazer-H&M

Jeans- Zara

Top – Thrifted (originally Primark).

Courts-Louboutin

Black tote bag- Unbranded (Ebay)

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16 Comments
  • Tiki
    September 12, 2012

    Nice! Ashia for sick, but from the looks of things, you aint letting it get you down! I love the top…Primark stocks some awesome steals! Nice jeans too – I will forever hate Zara for not doing plus-sizes.

    Don’t really like the jacket though…I think it’s too stuffy for the outfit. Looks kinda weird to me.

    • MsAidyl
      September 12, 2012

      haha Zara should definitely broaden their size range. Thanks for the comment.

  • Ifeoma
    September 12, 2012

    You have lovely legs and the jeans is doing a good job showing that x

    • MsAidyl
      September 12, 2012

      thanks girl for commenting

  • Sushi
    September 12, 2012

    My girl!! I swear those jeans were fitted !! Can you tell I am green with envy! Bang on point!

  • joan greening
    September 13, 2012

    I would just like to say thankyou my dear 🙂 my daughter Sally reads your blog everyday and you have inspired her to strive for a career in the fashion world. Before she always used to hang around in the wrong crowd and was always out and in trouble with the police……………………. but now shes doing a fashion course at college and is thinking about her future! all thanks to your enthusiasm. Thankyou

    • MsAidyl
      September 13, 2012

      i can’t believe. so happy to hear that Joan. your daughter will go places:)x

  • Kristiane Ekema Luma
    September 14, 2012

    this is beautiful, Lydie… u inspire me, u know

    • MsAidyl
      September 14, 2012

      wow, thanks so much Kristiane.

  • gerigtg
    September 22, 2012

    You are rocking those jeans honey! Yeees! Haute shoes too!

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  • Miranda
    October 26, 2013

    Glad to inspire. Love the outfit! xx Miranda

    • MsAidyl
      October 28, 2013

      Anytime Mimi:)

      • Miranda
        October 28, 2013

        Lol, no one has ever called me that. #feeling special xx

      • MsAidyl
        October 28, 2013

        Hahahah I just couldn’t resist. lol

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