Tonight was a big concert for my school and I had some pretty challenging stuff to play so I've been concentrating on that (which is probably a good thing :). When you get nervous, do you forget to breathe? I've noticed I do that when I play piano so every concert I play I've been focussing more and more on just breathing. In and out. Ahhh... Then I try to remember to enjoy it! For heaven's sake, I'm playing piano and getting paid! Isn't it so hard to remember why we got into our work lives in the first place? Anyhoo, amidst the fall craziness and daily affirmations, here are some clothes:
Ridgestripe Skirt (size S)
Ivy Embroidered Tee (XS)
Merino Sweatshirt (XS)
Silk Director Shiftdress in Brushstroke Floral (XS)
Long-Sleeve Sweatshirt Dress (XS)
I would like to try on a size up from my usual XS. Somehow the dress just didn't lay properly. The pleating sort of pulled a bit and the top was quite snug. Yet, there was this weird extra material under the arms. The knit is quite stretchy and thick - not like the sweatshirt dress from last year that was most of a terry cloth. It's cute I think I just need a little more room for my curves.
Bistro Mini (size 2) in Black
Coffeeshop Cardigan in heather sage (XS)
Cargo Tunic Dress (XS)
Lacepleat Top (XS)
I love the crispness of the cotton and the little peekaboo panel down the front. My normal size XS was slightly snug across the chest which made the pleat lines sort of bow in and out there. There's something about this shirt that I really like - the different textures and play with opaque/transparent really works. Would work better on me if I had a smaller chest.
All in all, Madewell continues to please. I've gotten spoiled with their 40% off sale. May have to wait until after the holidays to shop there :)
What did you pick up during the latest sale?