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what goes around comes around


 jacket: ?  scarf: TheSoakTree  top: gap  jeans: urban outfitters  shoes: wanted shoes  bag: jo totes

Sometimes I go through phases where I need to purge. I get a huge bag and stuff clothes, shoes and whatever else shows up in my path.

Usually I don't regret it, but occasionally, just sometimes, I'll regret getting rid of something.

And sometimes I'll be so glad I kept something like a jean jacket.

I bought this jean jacket in high school. I wore it with my flared khaki pants (so hot) and a favorite tee. Sometimes I'd spice it up and layer a thin hoodie underneath. (anyone else do that?)

Even though years have passed and I haven't worn it in years... it survived high school graduation, college graduation, getting married and countless closet purges. And I'm so glad.



18-year-old me was real cute, huh?
Do you still have stuff from years ago hiding in your closet? Do you still wear it?


xo, erika

p.s. I love love love my knitted infinity scarf from The Soak Tree. I got it for Christmas and wear it at least twice a week. Knitting/crocheting is crafty thing I have never mastered.

21 comments

  1. yes I still wear things from many years ago! I love those green pants!

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  2. I love my jean jacket, it's as old as your but I bought it in college. Ha! I finally purged one shirt I owned since middle school this past month...I'd wear it under things, but finally parted with it, hope I don't regret it ;-/
    I was wondering about your scarf...I just crochet'd my first one and have been loving it!

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  3. Such a cute outfit! I love the brightly colored pants, IDK if I could pull that off!

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  4. So cute! I've gone through 2 purges of my jean jackets and still haven't learned! I'm looking for another one ;) Cute pictures! I was watching episode 4 of Downton Abbey and realized that Livinia reminded me of you =) Thankfully your story doesn't have a sad ending though!

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  5. How cute are you?!? I love the way you have been styling these pants!!! I am also a purger and I still have a few things left over from high school ((and some even from middle school!)). PS LOVE that scarf!!! :)

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  6. Yep, I have a jean jacket that I've had for YEARS. It doesn't fit that great, currently, but I still throw it on with a scarf and make it work. :)

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  7. I wish I could fit into my stuff from high school... that's the dream, lol.

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  8. i have a jean jacket from high school from the gap and i am so glad i never got rid of it. there are a few sweaters i have purged in the past and wish so bad i still had them

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  9. You look so cute! Love the green jeans.

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

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  10. I want some green pants!
    You look adorable!

    xo

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  11. i definitely wore the khaki pants + t shirt + denim jacket :) wish i had saved mine though! however, i found an inexpensive one at f21, and it is a definite staple in my wardrobe :)

    -megan

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  12. LOVE the green pants! You are just as beautiful in 2005 :) Hope your week is going well! XOXO

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  13. Such a cheery outfit! love your yellow bag:)
    ~Drew
    http://openendedfashion.blogspot.com/

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  14. Can i please, please, please be as cute as you!!?? Love this outfit, it's fantastic!

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  15. I'm with Alissa...you are just TOO cute!! Loving the striped shirt with the green jeans!

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  16. You look cute at any age. I love your casual outfit. Those minty jeans are great.

    www.thegirlieblog.com

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  17. same story with my jean jacket! mine is from gap kids like 1990, haha!
    love your green pants- such a cute outfit, esp. with that bag!

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  18. I love those pants! Such fun colors out there right now- I want a pair :) And you can never go wrong with a denim jacket! I wish I still had mine! I guess i'll be investing in a new one!

    Bailey
    http://lostandfound-bailee.blogspot.com/

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  19. OMG! i love love love your jeans! super cute :)
    and your top is adorable.
    and redheads rule ;P

    ps. im your newest follower :)

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