Sunday, July 20, 2008

The Hillbilly Look

This evening when Chad and I got ready to paint in the bathroom, I grabbed some old overalls off the works clothes shelf in our closet because I thought they'd be the perfect painting clothes. When I put them on and looked in the mirror, I had to laugh because I looked absolutely ridiculous. Chad captured my stylish outfit a couple of hours later outside after we were finished.


What makes this outfit so funny to me is that I used to wear these overalls. Out. In public. A LOT. When I was in college these overalls were probably my favorite article of clothing (although back then I at least wore them over a t-shirt and not a tank). I bought them at a thrift store, cut off the legs and wore those suckers out. I thought they were adorable.

Now I can't believe how completely absurd I look in those things. They are humongous! Was I trying to look pregnant? Maybe I was going for the hillbilly look? I really don't know, but it kind of scares me. Really.

7 comments:

cw said...

You look adorable! They may be a little large, maybe.

kjl said...

I think you have to say that. Admitting that I look ridiculous would be like admitting that you have horrible taste, since I wore these a lot when we first started dating! :)

amber said...

If it makes you feel any better, I can recall owning five different pairs of overalls or shortalls. I wore them with the sleeves of my t-shirts rolled up, and the long ones I probably tight-rolled at the ankle too (to let my double-layer brightly-colored socks show, of course). At least we know we've progressed in our fashion choices, right?

EmilyG said...

Tell me there's a tanktop under there! ha! :)

Megan said...

I had two pairs of these, cut-off. And I still have a long pair, too. Plus the pair from the Disney store with Pooh on them (with matching lavender t-shirt that I rolled the sleeves of) and the khaki overall dress from the Gap... it must've been a pi phi thing? ha ha!

kjl said...

Amber and Megan--thanks for making me feel better about my questionable fashion choices!

Emily--there is most definitely a tank top under there! :)

Erin said...

Yes, I too owned a pair of shorts overalls and wore them all the time. Thank goodness that phase is over with.