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Shooting The Breeze . . . And Clay Pigeons

April 25th, 2012 by Selise

Behind the yellow line during cease fire

We hit up the shooting range a couple of weeks back.

I’d never been before. But it turns out I’m not too shabby with the ol’ shotgun.

I showed the boys up and impressed the old guys so much they invited me back for “Ladies Day”. And you know what? I might just go.

I think what I’m most excited about though is that I’ve finally shown an aptitude in some sort of sport!

That’s right, shooting is a sport and by golly you best believe I’ll argue the point.

Anyhow, about my outfit. A lot of thought was put into what actually constitutes a “shooting outfit”. I went for docs, leggings, an old band T-shirt, and most importantly – a puffy vest with fur trim.

It’s the vest that really made it. And I can tell you right now, it wasn’t just fashionable, it was functional too…

Shotguns have a nasty kick and while the boys sported some nice bruises I was saved by my puffy vest. It even got props from the old dudes.

Sunglasses: Dangerfield
Vest: Kmart
Shirt: Against Me! show
Skirt: Myer
Leggings: Forever 21
Docs: Gift
Wrist tie: Diva

16 Responses

  1. Smorgan says:

    The best! Where is the shooting range? Frank and I have wanted to go shooting for a while. I’m afraid of guns but think it could be fun in a controlled no guns pointed at me way.

  2. Magatha May says:

    Yea for new sports! I’m an archery girl myself…. I love seeing more girls take up shooting sports. Good call on the vest too πŸ˜‰

  3. Sara Jane says:

    I’ve never been to a shooting range but shooting is definitely fun! I like target practice myself cause I totally suck at hitting the clay pigeon flying through the air- I do better with still targets haha!

    The House of Shoes

  4. This is awesome! I was obsessed with archery, BB guns and riflery in summer camp, but I never stuck with any of it. :/ Awesome vest! πŸ™‚

  5. Hey, I got an email sayin’ mine didn’t get through to you. :/ You can email me at brittneyrankin@comcast.net – maybe I can then reply?

  6. Fabrizia says:

    Amazing shoots! Loving instagram!If you want we can follow also with bloglovin, fashiolista, google+, twitter and facebook?
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  7. Jessica says:

    I’m in love with your tights.

  8. Ebs says:


    I’ve never shot a gun but go you for rocking it. Love that 3rd shot πŸ™‚

  9. Ashley says:

    Nicely done! My boyfriend keeps trying to drag me out to the range to shoot- maybe I should take him up on it! πŸ™‚


  10. haha! One of the very first things my husband and I did together was go shooting. I loved it! He has a rifle and I didn’t realize there would be so much kick back and ended up with a nice little dent in my face haha. Looks like you guys had fun!

  11. […] Hey, you know what’s really warm? A puffy vest. In particular, this puffy vest. Turns out it’s not just good for cushioning shotgun blasts. […]

  12. […] wish it was more often because as I said last time, it’s actually a sport I’ve shown aptitude […]

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