bloomin’ bloomers

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{ shorts: MNG by Mango (jcpenney, spring 2011); button-down: Tommy Hilfiger; clutch: vintage eelskin (thrifted); wedges: Antonio Milani (Dillard’s) }

I was thisclose to giving these shorts the boot during my last closet cleaning. Sometimes my compulsive purging leads to lots of regret, so I’ve made a new rule for myself: keep the cast-off bags around the house for at least four weeks, then go through them one last time before dropping them in the donation bin.

I’m glad I rescued them! They’re linen and elastic waist. So basically, they’re like fancy pajamas.

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15 Comments

  1. 5.25.12

    I adore floral print shorts, and these ones are especially cute! Love that they’re linen too.

    xo,
    Hannah
    http://www.chillairandperfume.blogspot.com

  2. 5.24.12

    love the whole outfit! especially the shorts ;)

  3. 5.23.12
    NINAmichiko™ said:

    I love your style! ❤ninamichiko.wordpress.com

  4. 5.23.12
    Corinne said:

    Such a good decision to keep them! So cute and so on-trend. P.S Love the new blog layout – looks so clean and elegant :)

    Life Etc

  5. 5.23.12
    Sydney said:

    So adorable! Excellent rescue!

  6. 5.23.12
    Anonymous said:

    Just found your blog on Pinterest, love it!

  7. 5.23.12
    bethmclaren said:

    I’m not usually one for shorts, but they are so cute! Perfect for the Beach ; went yesterday and got very burnt *sad face*.
    xox

  8. 5.23.12

    I’m loving the re-design, lady – it’s looking fabulous, and so glad you didn’t give these shorts the boot they are cute!! xo

  9. 5.23.12

    This shorts is so cute !! I’m glad you rescued them in time !! Beautiful look !

    http://www.universeandyou.com.br

    xoxo from Japan

  10. 5.23.12

    Seriously cute outfit! love the new blog makeover too! xx

  11. 5.22.12
    Kayla said:

    I have a similar purging strategy. As I’m going through my closet and think “why do I still have this?” I grab that stuff and put it in a bag/box in my closet. Then if I don’t reach in for anything for like, a month or six weeks (depends when I’m consigning or donating) then I get rid of it, AND I force myself not to go through it again. For me that is the clincher.
    Love this look. So cute!
    Also I like the new blog look, but it took me forever to find the comment button.

  12. 5.22.12
    Brynn said:

    I’m so glad you didn’t get rid of those shorts! I adore them – they look so comfortable, and you look fantastic in them :)

  13. 5.22.12
    shannon said:

    Your shorts are too cute! And they look so adorable with your wedges. Cute Summer look.

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

  14. 5.22.12
    CP said:

    You are just sooooo very cute!

    ~CP, ladiesinnavy

  15. 5.22.12
    Nikki said:

    I love your clutch!