call me beep me it got ugly

tank: zara
pants:  abercrombie
purse: vintage

I'm baaaack. Bit of another unnecessary hiatus there. I don't know, August is a weird month. It's still technically summer but we all KNOW that school's coming along to end it. Time to test out all the weird outfits before actual people see them. Unless you're me, in which case you plaster them across the internet, because thousands of strangers are less scary than the person you're going to sit next to in English all semester. 

Today's thought train is "ugly" fashion" aka "What made the Man Repeller Repellent" (Until she got married??? To a man?? I have a lot of questions about that still.) Basically, it's all the stuff you wear because you like it/it's comfortable/it has loads of conveniently placed pockets but isn't cargo pants/it reminds you of a favorite childhood cartoon character. It's the stuff that you love but has never and will never be a trend. You will never match this item/outfit with your friends, and you've needed to accept that. (Birkenstocks kinda slid through on that one, but they're a very very extremely rare occurrence that I'm still not entirely convinced on.)

These pants are ugly fashion and I'm not even mad about it. I saw them in Abercrombie (my new habit of spending lots of money there is a post for another day okay) and my first thought was caLL ME BEEP ME BECAUSE I'M ABOUT TO GET KIM POSSIBLE PANTS AT LAST. I'd been waiting for this moment since I was 10. Then I got all up in the many pockets and zippers and rib stitching and it just kept getting better. They're great. They're also the hardest thing to style with anything without looking like you live in a bin somewhere. They're kind of a weird color, and kind of slouchy and have these tight ankles. Just a lot happening.  I went through every top I own (that's a LOT) before settling on this tank top and discovering the real secret to working with ugly fashion: you need to absolutely not care at all. Give up on wanting other people to like your pants, and just enjoy them.

 Kanye has been doing it since he discovered Balmain.

x J

ps. 21 days. That's all I can say here.

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  1. Even though you call them 'ugly fashion' they still look great on you! And yes, they truly look like the ones Kim Possible had! Enjoy your last days of summer! With love,

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  2. super:) xx

  3. Love this effortless, casual look.



  4. I love this look! & your hair looks so nice!
    Holly x
    The Twins' Wardrobe

  5. This outfits for sure are not ugly, but beautifully casual.

  6. Kim Possible trousers are always worth the wait :) xoxo


  7. I've wanted pants like that for so long! And that 21 days thing is so ominous! What's it for?


  8. I'm in love with your pants haha ;) Cool casual look!

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  9. LOVE the pants! Such an amazing casual look!!



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