Wearing: Lost Time Skirt

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

One year...52 weeks...365 days...525,600 minutes.

"This may be the turning point your grandchildren will tell stories about years from now: the time you leap over the abyss to the other side and begin your life in earnest. On the other hand, this moment of truth may end up being nothing more than a brief awakening when you glimpse what's possible, but then tell yourself, 'Nah, that's waayy to far to jump.' In that case, your grandchildren will have to be content talking about what delicious cookies you used to bake...It will all depend on how brave you'll be."
Rob Brezsny

Last summer, I decided to quit wasting time--to be brave and step out into a place that was completely uncharted and embrace an unknown destiny.
There are times when I feel completely inadequate at everything and mediocre at best, but I figure, talent is God's gift to me and what I do with it is my gift back.

As a result of the journey I started last year, big things are happening in my life right now. I mean, like, really, really, CRAZY BIG things that I can't tell you about yet and that's all I'm sayin' (though it's absolutely killing me)!
But stay tuned, 'cuz I promise to fill you in with all the details as soon as I can!

(Anthropologie Precious Materials Cardi, Lost Time Skirt, J.Crew Grand Ruffle Tank, LOFT Opaque Tights, Seychelles Kiss at Midnight Pumps)


  1. WOW! Love this combo Kristina. i've never really thought anything of the lost time skirt, but looking at you makes me want to get it!
    I love the location of your shoot too, very anthro catalogue-esque!

  2. Who takes your pics? They are fab. This combo rocks! I can't wait to hear, see your big things on the horizon!!

  3. I can't wait to hear about the BIG Things too! Told ya before, but you inspire me! I'm making progress toward my own Big, Brave Step :>)

  4. I love your entire ensemble :) I wish the precious metals cardigan worked for me! It looks great on you! I am excited for you for the good news to come!

  5. ooohh the suspense ;) whatever BIG is happening in your life i'm very excited for you!!
    thanks for the words of wisdom and courage as i'm in the process of taking a few big steps (hopefully bravely...eep!)
    thanks for the encouragement :0)

  6. I love this! You look amazing! I love the ribbon cardi and the ruffle top!

    CLOTHED MUCH, a modest fashion blog

  7. Love the whole outfit! Looks like something I would have made from top to bottom! :)

    Thank you for the compliment on my bag, wanted to come over and see your blog. And say Hello...and follow you too...the listed goes on!


  8. You are such a tease! I'm glad you are choosing to be "BRAVE" and I hope whatever big things are on your horizon will become reality for you. I can't wait to read about it!

    I absolutely adore your blog. Seriously, it is my favorite blog (and I read a lot of Anthro blogs!). You combine my obsession of Anthro with my other obsession, family, and throw in some really great "food for thought." You are clearly a well rounded person and I thoroughly enjoy checking in on your blog everyday and I giggle with delight every time I see a new post as it is always inspiring! THANKS!

  9. So fun! Your ebay suggestions were fantastic! I think I am going to start an Anthro folder on my desktop and save pics and names of the dresses I love and then search them out. You totally have me thinkin of all the possibilities now!

  10. Your ensembles are alway so gorgeous. The mustard-hued blouse is gorgeous against the skirt,and this may be my favorite way I have seen the Precious Materials cardi styled. You look stunning!

    As I read you post, I thought of "Seasons of Love" from the musical RENT. 525,600 minutes...

  11. Jen, never thought much of the skirt either...so ridiculously whimsical!
    Peggy, believe it or not, my four-year-old son, Reagan takes the pictures...I told him he might be destined to be a photographer with all the compliments he's getting on here...I'm gonna have to do a feature on him or something.
    Liz, can't wait to hear about your big, brave step...I'm a huge fan of you.
    Brenda, if only I was as talented as you!
    Drew, you are soooo kind...thanks so much for the encouragement.
    Kelly, glad the Ebay tips helped!!
    Jamie, it's so true...I never actually thought about that song until you mentioned it, and then I couldn't quit singing it!!!

  12. Love the black (or are they navy?) tights and brown shoes. What an amazing combo. You look lovely and I'm chomping at the bit to hear your BIG news!!!

  13. Beautiful outfit! The color of the shirt and shoes combined with that skirt is such a good pairing. I'm constantly inspired by your outfits! :-)

  14. This is so great! I didn't even recognize the precious metals cardi, but this is the best stylin' I've seen with it!

  15. You always mix colors and textures and patterns together SO well, and this is the perfect example of that! I adore this outfit :)

  16. i love this outfit! every.part.of.it.
    how do you combine so many colors and textures and make it all look effortless??

    also, i can't wait for the news!!! i hope it has something to do with you designing dresses that I CAN BUY!!


  17. alright, i have to have this top and i can't find it...do you have a link to it..the grand ruffle tank?

  18. when i search j crew grand ruffle tank...it does not give me this top and i really want it...

  19. Jennifer,
    I think that's because it is sold out...I bought this for about $8 on final sale a few months ago.

  20. Jennifer,
    I looked up the tank...it's item number 29733 and its actually called the petal stream tank.

  21. oh great that was so nice of you...is it still there or sold out?? i will run take a look...in the meantime i made my own version of it and it looks pretty darn cute!!! thanks SO much!!

  22. Hey, your pictures aren't visible anymore. What happened?


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