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Oh, So That’s What Happens When You…

March 28th, 2012 by Selise

OK, so, last Saturday we had a “ladies night” for the outrageously fantastic Emma, who’s getting married this weekend! YAY!

And these socks? The socks of my dreams? I found them the day before and decided to bust them out for the special occasion. I was going for a 1940s wartime, underwear, make do and mend vibeDo you see it?

Who am I, Mr Burns? What’s going on with my hands here?

Anyway, the night was awesome. I totally loved my outfit and a great time was had by all.

Then Sunday morning rocks around (I’m not even going to touch on how my head was feeling) and as I pour myself out of bed I catch sight of my legs and think, “Hello, what’s this?”

This? Was a rash. ALL OVER MY LEGS. Why, socks? WHY????

After much wailing to my friends and gnashing my teeth, I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s because I didn’t wash them before I wore them. At least, dear god, I hope that’s all it is. Because I cannot accept the idea of being allergic to socks. Sorry. Not gonna happen.

Nice little effect making me look like I’ve got a massive bruise there. I swear I don’t. Mine all congregate around my knees.

So now, with this mega sexy rash and the litany of bruises on my knees from the 35,000 (give or take) push ups we did at training last night – I’m a regular Betty Grable up in here. And with a wedding this weekend… “Oh, hi tights I haven’t worn since last year…looking good. Say, wanna go out for a spin on Saturday?”

Necklace: Etsy
Skirt: Zara
Ring: Urban Outfitters
Socks (cry): Sportsgirl
Boots: Gift

20 Responses

  1. Katherine McAdoo says:

    πŸ™ that would really be awful if you did turn out to be allergic to them. i am personally allergic to angora and have to avoid that. and those are some really great socks too – i love the button details. they go wonderfully with the plaid skirt – i totally get the 40s war time vibe – and love it.

    <3 katherine


  2. his little Lady says:

    oh gosh, i hope it was just that they have to be washed. keeping my fingers crossed for you!! πŸ™‚
    xo TJ

  3. Maria says:

    I'm totally seeing your 1940s make do and mend vibe. I love it!

    Maria @ Orchard Bloom

  4. Jenna Hughes says:

    love the doc martens! i have an instagram too! @jennahug


  5. D says:

    The sock and boot combo is amazing. LOVE. And that totally sucks about the rash, I hope that is better quickly!

  6. eelectroCutee says:

    whoaa I hope the rush will disappear soon..
    and I love your awesome boots… :))

  7. Kat says:

    Love the socks but bummer about the rash! I'm sure it will go away.

  8. Milica and Tiana says:

    love your blog, dear <3

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  9. Blytheponytailparades says:

    Awesome Hipstamatic shots πŸ™‚ Sorry to hear about the rash though πŸ™ that sucks!

  10. awhite says:

    I'm guilty of wearing-before-washing, too! Hope the rash clears up soon! πŸ™‚


  11. Ebony says:

    Oh noes! You better not be allergic to those delicious socks. I don't wear mustard or yellow (covering my butt here due to fx probs changing the colour of some things) but you rock that hue hard. So yes. keep us in the loop. I want to go to cool girly nights. *sigh* When can I move over?

    Love the guest blog. I'm totally feeling that way lately because I've grown out of things but I refuse to chuck it ALL out and start again. Hence the bicycle. Oh yeah, I bought a bike. Should post about that πŸ˜€

  12. Paula says:

    Love your tights!!!! Super cute dear!



  13. hautepinkpretty says:

    I love the socks but not that you got a rash from them πŸ™ hope your legs are better now πŸ™‚
    Xox <3 hautepinkpretty.com

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  14. Sadie Dear says:

    Those socks? Are awesome! I'd totally wear them, rash or not. Maybe. Ahh! At least you got a good story out of them!

  15. Megan says:

    Oh no!! So sad you got a rash from them because they are AWESOME! Love the color and sweet little button detailing. Hopefully washing them helps.

    We have such similar hair, I love the length of yours!

    Have a great weekend πŸ™‚

  16. Sandra Leiva says:

    Cute socks! <3

  17. Cathy says:

    Cute socks! (:

    Check out my blog & follow? (:

  18. Zabrinah says:

    Awww, I'm sorry the socks of your dreams gave you a rash! But, like the comment above me says, at least you got to tell a good story about them. And I really like the pictures you took and how they look.


    [your everyday girl,
    writing about guys]

  19. Kimberellie says:

    Ha! Allergic to socks! YIKES. But heck, they're cute! And you're cute too. I am refalling in love with your curls!!

  20. Flow Disruption says:

    "1940s wartime, underwear, make do and mend vibe" – haha! πŸ˜‰ I hope you're not legitimately allergic to 'em – the colour is sooo perfect!

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