Sunday, June 3, 2012

liz's laundry

the new office i'm temping at has some hvac problems.  basically the building is 100+ years old, the a/c broke, and no one in the city knows how to fix it.  thus, management had to get quotes from various companies to completely replace the system and possibly some of the distribution.  since were on the 6th floor and its been either sunny or extremely humid, the office has been 80 degrees according to my cubical neighbor's thermometer.  i thought he was exaggerating.  unfortunately no.  hence, all outfits have had a sweater for driving to work, walking from the parking garage, and then is immediately removed when i reach my desk.  pants were a poor choice as i was duped by the cloudy skies and torrential downpour.  it was still 79 indoors.

also a company-wide memo was sent out basically stating due to a/c issues, shorts would be allowed in the office as part of a super-casual initiative.  and i quote "but please be advised of blindingly pale legs due to long maine winters"
  • dress: thrifted
  • cropped sweater: kohls
  • necklaces: ae and some random street vendor
  • sweater: target
  • dress: thrifted
  • necklace: family costume jewelry heirloom
  • vest: gap
  • top: forever 21
  • pants: h&m
  • necklace: handmade by me
  • vest: tj maxx
  • tank: old navy
  • skirt: h&m
  • tank: h&m
  • skirt: thrifted
  • cat: hell
  • shoes: payless
my hair-flower [part of my fro-taming attempts] was commented on as bringing a hawaiian feel to the tropical-temperatured office.  i do what i can.

6 comments:

  1. oranges_and_applesJune 3, 2012 at 5:11 AM

    Oh, sorry about your overheated office! That's a funny quote about the legs, I hope you weren't blinded ;-) I love the first dress!

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  2. thank you! hopefully the office is better this week as the forecast is 50 and rain... no frighteningly pale legs yet

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  3. i like that gray sweater with the lace

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  4. bahahaha! I laughed when you captioned/mentioned your cat! and hee hee hee! Hope there weren't too many "dazzling" legs that you got blinded!

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  5. shanks! i lied. i think its from kohls. i really have no idea and it seems to be lost in the depths of my wardrobe now..

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  6. hehe i just calls it like i sees it. he is rather evil. and needy.

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