pinterest according to the mr.

on our weekly date night this week, troy told me he met one of his co-workers’ girlfriends the other day. i asked what she was like and he replied, “she was nice, pretty and had on a pinterest outfit.”

i laughed and asked what she was wearing.

“she had on jeans and a blouse. the blouse was red and kind of like yours but not so seventy-year-old-ish. she had a gold and blue necklace on. no bracelets.”

the poor guy- what being the husband of a pinterest loving style blogger has done to him.

i was curious though, and asked him how he would describe a pinterest outfit in general.

“it’s when young, model-like girls dress like they’re sixty.”

me: but babe, all of that is coming back in style.

troy: not with me! i’m still for jeans and t-shirts. no more skirts that look like my grandma’s couch and high-waisted pants, flowy- look at your shirt!, pastel blouses that show no figure at all and probably have shoulder pads. (um…mine did before i cut them out…) and pastels! look at your fingers. (they’re currently martha stewart blue although i was going for mint.) what grandma doesn’t have that color in her house somewhere? (it was my grandma y’s favorite color.) all your necklaces are gold which hasn’t been in since 1990. (i did used to hate gold…) there’s all this floral stuff everywhere- even on your shoes. and your necklaces have lots of flowers on them.

i quickly cut in that he had bought the rose necklace i was wearing.

troy: i got that necklace for you because you’re a 70-year-old woman.

that man is hilarious. and you know what? he’s right. a lot of the styles for spring are a new spin on things i used to consider unfashionable. it just goes to show that fashion rules are meant to be broken! proof from some stylish ladies:

are any of these trends that you’ve changed your mindset about, too?

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9 Comments

  • Christina March 15, 2012 at 5:38 AM

    LOL! :). So true!

  • Shannon March 15, 2012 at 7:38 AM

    Ok I totally laughed at the “you’re a seventy-yr-old woman”! I’m really cracking up because when I first looked at your blouse in the pic I thought, “I had a blouse just like that in 8th grade” which was, gulp, 26 years ago!! And gold jewelry, yep, my wedding rings from 1995 are finally back in style :)
    Thanks for posting Caitlin, you always look beautiful!

    • Caitlin March 15, 2012 at 4:11 PM

      Shannon, you make me laugh. And I would NEVER have guessed that 8th grade was 26 years ago for you!

      Thanks for your sweet comment- it made my day!

  • Janessa March 15, 2012 at 1:53 PM

    Too funny! I love all the trends right now except the floral. I can get on board with some of it but not all of it, like total floral pants. Wearing gold has been a major step for me too. I always wore silver and not a trace of gold, but I’ve been working it in slowly but surely.

    • Caitlin March 15, 2012 at 4:12 PM

      There you go! I’m the same way. I really love that it’s in to mix gold and silver together. But I have to say I agree with you on the floral pants. I don’t think I’d ever buy a pair, but I have seen a few looks I like.

  • Jess March 15, 2012 at 3:02 PM

    My husband makes the funniest comments about my outfits too! It sounds like you and I react the same way…a good laugh and to keep wearing what we want to wear, knowing our husbands love us no matter how outrageous we may look. :)

    • Caitlin March 15, 2012 at 4:14 PM

      Absolutely, Jess! I’m so thankful he’s truthful with me about my outfits but also that he’s ok with me exploring my style.

      I checked out your blog and have to say i LOVE your neon-toed flats. So cute!

  • Audrey @ Putting Me Together March 16, 2012 at 8:51 PM

    Ahahaha. I love how he’s sitting there insulting your clothes. And just the thought of a “Pinterest outfit” is hilarious. “…kinda like yours but not so seventy-year-old-ish…” bahahahahaha

    • Caitlin March 17, 2012 at 9:12 AM

      He likes to give me a hard time, but it’s all in good fun! I love that he can always make me laugh :)

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