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Aug 22, 2011

Visibility Monday: To Show Leg or Not to Show Leg...That Is the Question??

Shirt Jacket: Chico's
Black Traveler's Cami: Chico's
Skirt: Lane Bryant
Shoes: My daughters!



Teachers love to pull out a new look on the first day of school…after all; it is not just the students who want to make a good impression.   Gigi has just returned from shopping in Florida where she found the cool maxi skirt pictured below.  Yes, it is linen…but I have to say it looked really good at the end of the day…not as wrinkled as linen pants would. 

Gigi's Florida-Style

I, on the other hand chose to show more leg just because of the heat….not because I think my legs are that great.  We have gone over 43 straight days of 0ver 100 degree heat and longer without rain.  Excessive heat zaps energy…creativity…and, yes, sometimes even joy.  I have decided that no matter what the temperature is on September 1, I am going to pull out the fall decorations for my house.  I usually wait until closer to October, but I need some hope…something else to concentrate on.
I love this skirt...it is so fun!

Not long ago, I bid A FOND FAREWELL TO LANE BRYANT , because after my diet, their clothes were a little loose on my body. I shopped most of the summer for skirts and had a really difficult time finding ones that I liked and that fit the body I have now.  Then I remembered What Not To Wear.  Stacy and Clinton are famous for saying, “You take control of your clothes; don’t allow the clothes to control you.”  So, back to Lane Bryant I went.   I found four skirts which could easily be tailored to fit….now I agree with S & C that a good tailor can serve you well. 
So, until we have some type of cool down….at least to the low 90s….I may be showing a little leg often!


Headband: Target
Earrings: Stein Mart
Bracelet: Kohls

Now, check out the other bloggers on Patti's Visibility Monday page!!!


http://notdeadyetstyle.blogspot.com/2011/08/visible-monday-9-found-in-translation.html


17 comments:

  1. I am sooooooooooooo glad that you decided to show your fabulous legs. Skirts love you Pam!!!
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  2. I draw the line at skirts with front slits. I'm all for showing the leg I intend to show, but when I sit down I want the darn skirt to stay put!

    I hear you about size frustration. I'm short and would prefer to buy a petite size so it's not too long. However, many brands the petite cut is just enough slimmer in the hip/thigh that I'm stuck with a tighter fit than I think is flattering and the next size up is all wrong. Sadly the solution is to hem...

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  3. Show those legs, Pam - they are fabulous! It must be draining to have such a long hot, dry spell. I like your attitude though! You look wonderful as always, and thanks for participating in Visible Monday.

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  4. No need to hide those legs, Pam...you look great! I don't think I could take the kind of heat you all are going through.

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  5. Lane Bryant had some really cute skirts this year. You look great in this outfit. I am sure you are a real inspiration to the other teachers and the students. Gigi looks super too! We have similar weather here. We call it a cool front when the temps are below 100!

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  6. Don't hesitate to show your legs Pam, they're great. Can I ask something, do you have a special decoration for each season in your home? is it something personal or a custom in the USA?

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  7. Thank you for answer the question, it's always nice to learning something new ;)

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  8. Pam -- this looks great on you! So don't just show some leg, show OFF some leg. :-) It's hard sometimes isn't it though? I constantly worry that I am dressing too young. I raid my daughter's closet too on occasion. Love your friend's skirt. It's really cute. I like her jacket too. I like the new font too. It's definitely very easy to read!

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  9. Delicious ... Display legs, this is a sign of rebellion against heat and this skirt looks great on you. Go ahead, Pam ...

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  10. looking good in your skirt!!
    love the linen maxi as well
    hope your first day of school went/goes well
    brett

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  11. Agreed -- you have absolutely no excuse to hide those legs. Heat or not heat! This is a fabulous, fun, youthful (but still professional) look on you. Rock on!

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  12. Love that skirt on you pam, and the jacket is adorable too! So how was your first day?

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  13. Pam, you seriously look great! I love this length on you! You've got gorgeous legs so why not show them off! hugs! ~Serene

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  14. nothing wrong with showing off some leg...i think it's all about balance. generally, if i show some leg, i like to cover up on top and vice versa....just as you did here.

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  15. I've decided that when it's over 100 degrees everyone can show as much leg as they like...no matter what anyone thinks of it! (Obviously I was very affected by the heat recently!)

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