Thursday, December 29, 2011

runnin 'round town

This dress has been the MVP of my Christmas break! I scored it for $20 on sale at Urban Outfitters, and it's just so versatile and comfy for winter dressing. I can't stop wearing it. P.S. Who knew Pacsun has some really cool stuff??? I went in to get a Christmas present for a girl I used to babysit for and came out with this super sweet fringe top and a new space/galaxy shirt, as well!!

So that pretty much sums up my winter shopping. In other news, I have recently decided to train for a half marathon. I'm so excited! I started my 8-week training program yesterday. It's going to take a lot of work and re-prioritizing in my schedule, but I feel confident that I can do it. It's actually a pretty reasonable training plan; there are three rest days each week, so I'll make those my busiest days, aka when I have most of my classes. Do any of you guys run? I've gone through running phases off and on in the past but never done anything like this. Wish me luck!

Oh, also, I'll be guest blogging on the Publix Georgia Marathon blog about my experience. Keep an eye out on my twitter for links to my posts and stuff if you're interested!

wearing: silence+noise dress, pacsun fringe top, thrifted necklace, purse, and dr. martens
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Amber Rose, Laughing With Broken Eyes said...

You look beautiful-- and this is so exciting! I'm training to run a 5k which isn't as long, but still exciting!

Maria Elyse said...

Ahhh! I am SO proud of you for training for a half marathon! Yaaaay! I've been running for the past two years, but have to stop when it starts snowing and start up again when it melts. :( I really want to train for a half marathon, though! Guess I better get that gym membership so I can start on that. ;)

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Kaitlin Mattingly said...

i love that amazing black and white print on that dress! that is such a score too especially for Urban Outfitters! and looks so comfy too!

xoxo katlin

Maukku said...

aww gaawd that dress is amazing! fits you beautifully! and good luck for the maraton! :----D

<3: maukku

Syed said...

That print is funky fresh. And I used to run quite a bit (haven't in a while on account of my health and my knees giving up on me). Sounds silly, but make sure you get the right shoes! Overpronate, underpronate, high arch, low arch, you need to make sure you've got the right support and soles. Good luck :D

Closet Fashionista said...

LOVE that dress!!!
and I haven't run in a long time, I used to do gymnastics so we would have to run for the first 5 minutes...haha...other than that I HATE running

Lydia said...

OMG this dress is perfect!! I love the back and the fringy top with it!! You look so pretty.

Courtney Erin said...

That dress is really great! And that's exciting about the marathon - you're far braver than me.

xoxo ~ Courtney

Kenziefaith said...

Gorgeous, girl! I can't get over how beautiful your hair looks. Good luck on the training! You inspire me.. One day I will do this. ;-)

Nikki | The Ginger Diaries said...

A marathon!? you are nuts :D but I got my thumbs up for you :) I love this dress you are wearing :) it has such a pretty print :) Happy New Year Laura! :D x

Anna G said...

You look so stuning. I love the back of your dress. UO has such a great sale. I just hope that have something great for me.

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

just found your blog through bonnies! what a qt pie! love the dress, and WOW a half marathon... good luck youre brave!!


Maria said...

You are so pretty Laura! I especially love the quality of your photos, they are so vibrant and it really complements your outfit!
Happy New Years ♥
xo Maria

Elizabeth said...

Pretty lady!!! Love your attire <3

Saphira Thenalia said...

Happy New Year dear...hope all of your wish in this year become true ;)
LOVE, saphira

Kate said...

Such a beautiful outfit! Love the fringe top layered over the dress!

Samantha Alice said...

Hi there! Just found you via Hivenn...your blog is super lovely! I will be sure to come back and visit soon x

shay said...

i love love LOVE this dress! its seriously so pretty, with such a great pattern.
good luck with running, i'm sure you'll do great ;)

Tonya said...

I love the shoes you chose for this cool! I love the mix of grungey with the girly dress.
New follower for sure :)

Sara said...

I love your outfit and these pictures, you look so good and that dress is really beautiful, the pattern, the shape, the length are all perfect also your bag rocks and you are really beautiful! Your blog is lovely by the way and I am a new follower! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!
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