Tuesday, January 22, 2013

School Outfit ...?


 It wasn't until recently when I was talking to a friend of mine that I realised I spend the majority of my time-- my life at school. I mean, I'm a student and I work at the university so it is obvious to me that I do spend a lot of time at school. However, to sit down and actually think about school never crossed my mind. Now that I think about it, it boggles me! I spend a lot of my time at school and a lot of the time I am at school from 7:30 am up until 9:00 pm because I am working AND going to class. Most of my classes are in the evening.

Outfit details:
Dress: Old Navy (get it here)
Belt: ASOS (similar)
Tights: ASOS (get it here)
Scarf: Winners (similar)
Shoes: Thrifted
Bag: Cambridge Satchel Company (get it here)
Lipstain: Sephora Cream Lipstain 01, "Always Red" (get it here)

Being at school a lot affects how I eat, how I dress, and how I plan my day. This outfit is very similar to what I wear every day: a dress (or top and a skirt), tights, scarf, flat shoes, and my red bag - it is both comfortable and fashionable to some extent. Come rain, shine, or heavy snowfall I probably am wearing a skirt. My co-workers often ask me how I can survive the Winnipeg winters (with temperatures so extreme, just this past week... -43 Celsius with the windchill) with just wearing tights. I can, somehow, and it's probably because I am accustomed to it or because my extra padding (see fat) is keeping me warm. Perhaps I have gone completely bonkers and do not realise how cold it is because I am willing to suffer for fashion. Regardless, this is what I am wearing. I do wish that I could dress a bit more exciting - baring leg or being able to wear shoes without having to think about if I'm going to fall on my ass when I slip the ice. I am jealous of the other Canadian bloggers who live in nicer climates and can wear what they like. Unfortunately, in the prairie winter I have no choice.

Which brings me to this question:

Do you let the weather dictate what you wear or do you suffer for fashion?

I'd love to see your responses! Until next time everyone.


  1. WOWW. It's -34 deg C where u live?! Lol, southern Ontario complains about -14 deg C.

  2. I couldnt survive in anything less than -5


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