Thursday, June 10, 2010

Anyone Know a Good Hippo Podiatrist?

This ----------------> is why I don't do creative poses. I am an idiot. Yep. A complete and total idiot. I thought to myself "Oh, I'll do some silly poses like Kasmira. She always has fun with her pics and they look great." I forgot that Kasmira is also a dancer and therefor has grace and a lithe body. I look like a hippo in a costume getting my feet examined. ha! But I thought you might enjoy my idiocy or at least getting see a little more of this cool building I was in front of.

Today Random Photo Location: I think it's an old auto repair shop or some other industrial single story building that is now apartments. I think.

I hit the clearance racks at Target on my way home from work. To see a couple of the things that I bought, check out my new Facebook page.

What I Wore While Trying To Have Fun With My Photos:

2010-06-09 combo1

  • brown pinstriped, wide-leg pants (Gap)
  • animal print blouse (Lane Bryant)
  • sandals (compliments of Lane Bryant)
  • coral necklace (borrowed from Kimberly)
  • rose necklace (from vintage shop in NYC)
  • purse (compliments of CSN's Shoes Got Sole shop)*
  • stretchy bracelet (via Goodwill)
  • earrings (street vendor in Austin)
  • headband (Target)
* I did a CSN giveaway of this purse and I got one for myself too. Since it was winter when the giveaway happened, the weather wasn't really right for a woven purse. But now that it is summer, it was time to bust it out. I LOVED carrying this purse. It holds quite a bit for a clutch (usually I have to give up my wallet) and it felt good in my hand and tucked under my arm. My only complaint - it was a little hard to find the zipper to close it. Often, I just left it unzipped. I can already tell that I am going to be carrying this a lot this summer.

What I Ate That Had Zero Meat:

2010-06-09 combo

  • breakfast: Fiber One, skim greek yogurt (local dairy), blackberries
  • lunch: avocado & tomato sandwich (Which Wich), kale chips, yellow squash, orange
  • snack: SoyJoy, cheesestick, banana, 1/2 c. blueberries
  • dinner: homemade artichoke & feta pizza
  • dessert: low cal ice cream sandwich (Skinny Cow)

Total for the Day: 30 points, no exercise

CSN provided both purses. My opinion of this purse was in no way influenced by CSN.


Savonne said...

You do not look like an idiot or a hippo. Stop it!. Your oufit is so cute.

Bombshell Beauty said...

I think these poses would be classified as editorial - definitely! Get a wind machine and you'll be set.

I like the fact that you're looking off into the distance in your staight-on shot. You look great.

Kasmira said...

Oh, I take a million silly pictures to get one half-way-decent shot! Keep trying! And the outtakes are always good for a laugh.

~Hurricane B~ said...

That was/is an awesome title and you are not a hippo. Funny poses are fun sometimes.

Tina said...

Alissa - I just meant that my pose looked like that - not me. I am fine. I guess I could be a fine hippo. In a tutu. Yeah, if I'm gonna a hippo, I'm gonna be a fine one in a tutu.

Sara - thanks! I think I may have been watching a homeless guy walking down the street.

Kasmira - well you are the queen of the great silly pose, so I'll take it from you!

~Hurricane B~ - Thanks! I felt retarded, but I'm def gonna keep trying! Even if all I get out of it is stupid outtakes. :)

B/C Changeover said...

You most definitely do not look like a hippo. I was thinking more like you're in one of those old-timey cartoons, getting ready to zip off-screen in a poof of dust! Zoooom!!

Lawyer Loves Lunch said...

Stumbled upon your blog and I was so excited to find another fabulous attorney in Dallas who likes food and fashion. I'm a fan :)

Kristen said...

Ha, I've been trying some goofy poses lately too. Don't worry about how you look, just have fun!

You look fantastic, by the way. I really love the top and purse together.

Do either you or Kimberly know where the coral necklace came from? It's so familiar to me, and not just from seeing it on your blogs. I am thinking it might be from the old Forth & Towne stores. I have a vague recollection of seeing one like that from the last days before we closed...either that or Ann Taylor from a few seasons ago...

Kimberly said...

As I told you on FB yesterday, love the pose!! Love you more for sharing it! You are doing such justice with my necklace this week - each one of the looks has been great.

Kristen - the necklace is actually a J.Crew knock-off that I picked up on ebay. Had a major crush on the J.Crew one, but wasn't going to drop $175. When I spied this one I snatched it!

Tina said...

Brooke/Coco (which is it?) - Thanks! You totally made me laugh out loud.

Lawyer Loves Lunch - *waves* well hello there Dallas atty! It sounds like we have a lot in common.

Kristen - thanks! I do try to have fun with it! Kimberly answered your question about the necklace - it's a J Crew knockoff from eBay.