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Away at a Conference... Sorry for the Delay!!!

Curvy Canadian: Away at a Conference... Sorry for the Delay!!!

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Away at a Conference... Sorry for the Delay!!!

Hey Guys!

Sorry it's been so long since my last post! I've been away at a conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan giving an academic paper. My presentation went REALLY well. Everyone really liked it and I got a lot of really positive feedback. And of course I've been one of the best dressed at this conference (but that's really nothing to boast about - medievalists have a bad reputation for wearing ugly or sometimes just outrageous things. I saw a woman today wearing a traditional dutch hat. If you don't know what that is:


So anyways, for my presentation, I wanted to wear something professional, but that was still "me." I opted for my black infiniti travel dress which I got from Ebay and a blazer that you might recognize from my recent salvation army haul video. I also wore a pair of clip-on earrings that I got from that salvation army. While I was at the conference, one of the earrings was bugging my ear and I took it off for a minute, and I noticed the monogram A.S on the inside of the earring. Wondering what they meant I searched for more markings and found out that they are actually vintage Alfred Sung! I got them for 25 cents! Similar pairs go for $30-50 on etsy and ebay. I was so excited to find out that I have a good eye. LOL. So without any further ado, here is the outfit. Hope you like! Like I said earlier, I was going for a more professional, put together look, so not as quirky or eclectic as my normal style. Do you think I achieved it?

Dress - eBay/Blazer, Necklace, Earrings - Thrifted/Shoes - Torrid/Belt - Came with a dress from Dorothy Perkins/Ring - Ardene/Briefcase - Liz Claiborne via The Bay

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At Saturday, May 14, 2011 12:38:00 AM , Blogger Brandon said...

Nice Post! Glad I found this blog!

If you're into photography, check out my blog. I'm a photographer!

If you want, follow it and I'll do the same. Thank you. :)

At Saturday, May 14, 2011 7:43:00 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

That blazer is HOT!!! I really like this outfit... professional but with a personality


At Monday, May 16, 2011 2:01:00 AM , Blogger CurvyCdn said...

Thanks Yoli! That's what I was going for, so I am glad I achieved it! I really wanted to wear something that would make me look put-together, but not stuffy.

At Monday, May 16, 2011 2:04:00 AM , Blogger CurvyCdn said...

@Brandon - Some beautiful pictures. Nice work!

At Tuesday, May 17, 2011 1:44:00 PM , Blogger Sheva Cost said...

I love the blazer...

At Friday, May 20, 2011 10:48:00 AM , Blogger Rikke said...

LOVE the blazer and such a lovely dress, it suits you very well.


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