Sunday, January 26, 2014

Plaid


Headband: Urban Outfitters
Scarf: Uptown Cheapskate
Dress: Modcloth
Belt: Forever 21
Tights: H&M
Boots: Dr. Martens






Today I positively froze while taking these pictures. Being a blogger in the Winter is a lot tougher than I had remembered. In fact, I had to come in and thaw out my hands for a few minutes after, but, totally worth it. Why? Because I love sharing my outfits with you and getting your feedback on them. I also love the idea of inspiring someone else. That is a really amazing feeling.

Anyhow, here are some fun facts about plaid!

  • Although I call it plaid, it is actually tartan
  • This pattern dates all the way back to the 17th century
  • Plaid originally comes from Scotland
  • In 1746 plaid was banned by the British for four decades (following the Scottish Revolutions)
Random facts are the best, aren't they? I love whipping them out in everyday conversations and seeing people's reactions. The best is when the other person asks how you know that, it makes me feel like that fact must be a pretty cool one. Am I the only one out there who likes to remember random facts?

Getting ready for my third week of school, and I believe most of you are heading back now. So good luck to you guys! Hope you have splendid classes.


5 comments:

Shamu Boo said...

That dress is so beautiful and those tights are amazing on your lovely legs. So enjoyed that closer look in shot 5. Wow! And you are such a gorgeous woman too. Great post!

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getcarriedaway said...

you look wonderful! love your dress!
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Kathy Noto said...

I just love seeing plaid clothes, dresses particularly! I think i'll never grow tired of them. I wish i can layer as many clothes here. Our version of winter here is pretty tame. You look gorgeous, by the way. :)

Kathy
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Frannie Pantz said...

LOL I've always called it plaid too and didn't learn until blogging that it was actually tartan. I love your hair! And this dress! And I also love random facts too. There is a page on Facebook called "Unbelievable Facts" and if you "like" it, it will post all kinds of cool stuff. It is one of my favorite pages.

OrigamiGirl said...

I love the above comment saying they had never heard of tartan before, till blogging I had never heard the word plaid before! I've started to use instead, ah the Internet influence. I really like the dress. I love the tartan trend at the moment. It seems just right for winter.