TENACITY

Shorts, shirt, Zara; Watch, Nixon; Bandeau, urban Outfitters; Shoes, Via Spiga; Sunnies, Mossimo; Bracelet, Sears

Perseverance pays people, it pays!  A few weeks ago while in NYC, I paid a quick visit to Zara on my  way to the train in order to make my dream spring purchase, the brown leather shorts from the Spring lookbook.(Unfortunately, Philadelphia Zara doesn't get the really supreme stuff, boo hiss.)  Anyway, I rushed in and asked the first sales clerk I encountered where the shorts were. She nonchalantly informed me they had sold out.  I couldn't even comprehend this possibility, I was stupefied.  My mind couldn't take no for answer and so I hastily decided to make myself  a bona-fide pain in the ass  and accosted every sales associate in the store, (of course, out of eyesight of the one before lest they think I was crazy) and asked all the same exact question.  Well guess what, CHA-CHING!  On my last try, a Zara employee savior pulled out a secret pair in my size that were the last ones in the store.  I could've planted a big wet one right on her lips but I restrained myself not wanting to be kicked out without my shorts. And the moral is... if at first you don't succeed, try, try again... and again...and again.
And this is my favorite vampy lipstick, Nars in Fast Ride.  Not too cakey, smudgey and just dark enough. 
Photo: Nitrolicious

29 comments:

ROMANTIC RAPUNZEL said...

shorts are awesome!
like from celine

<3

JOWY said...

I want those shorts!!! FABULOUS!

One Love,
Jowy
www.iseejanemary.blogspot.com

J. said...

Hooray for you! You know someone stashed them away for a personal purchase! They are gorgeous, so worth it!

Isquisofrenia said...

oh those zara shorts look amazing on you with that white blouse!!!
i want hah but i cant pull it off cuz im really short anyways yes madonna came in mind too

Silvia Couture said...

yes love those shorts and thanks for the NARS tip i love their stuff

ediot said...

hi darling! thanks for the comment. iLOVE the shirt youre wearing - and that oversized watch is great!
have an wonderful weekend.

xx ediot

Glam Girl said...

Nice pair of leather shorts

Adele said...

Omg! How lucky! Maybe I should copy your persistance! x

Margaret said...

:O you pull off those shorts so well!
love your blog
great photos and posts!
stop by some time xx

chloe said...

amazing color scheme!
adding you to the blogroll :)
xx
naughty mess vintage

micol zanzuri said...

i jest bought those shorts and i looooooove them!!!

meraldia said...

You look great in these shorts and shirts! Very stylish!

nattjane'n'aligee said...

mmm dark lipstick
gotta luhh dat
im bringin mine back out that i threw somewhere in my huge stack'a junky purses
hehe

xx[n/]
naways.blogspot.com

nefarious said...

Is it just me or does that lipstick just look edible? yum. It's such a lovely colour!
xxx
yesnefarious.blogspot.com

Carmen said...

I love those shorts! They're so cute!

Carmen.xx.

Erin Nicole said...

LOL, i will definitely keep this in mind the next time zara supposedly sells out of an item on my wish list. The shorts look great on you, and the colour is so fabulous. I also love the lipstick colour, vampy, wine coloured reds are my fave xx

Angie and Lucúos said...

love those shorts...i got the same darker from zara
xx

Nataliexxx said...

Thrilled that I discovered your blog! Your style and creative images are lustworthy <3

You'll be hearing from me quite frequently!
xxx

Sarah @ Pandora's Box said...

Those shorts are awesome.. totally worth the hunt!

Kallie said...

those shorts are incredible...the women at the zara in manhattan all seem very annoyed for no reason all of the time, I'm glad you found a nice one :)

Anonymous said...

love the look!!!

Emilie said...

I have the same shorts and I'm actually wearing them today ;)
Gorgeous!
x

FashionHippieLoves said...

love your leather shorts!

X

t said...

Cool look!

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Rackk and Ruin said...

Be proud! perseverance totally pays. . . those shorts are amazing - and timeless!

the gorgeous said...

these shorts are KILLER!
xoxo

Mariona said...

They are great shorts, blends, I like the result, amuaaaaaaa