i'm leaving on a jet plane

I hope everyone had a wonderful T-Givingz. Ours was great, full of reminiscing and Judy Grimes impersonations and excellent food. Towards the end the parents and kids* gathered together and had an intense jam seshhhh.

Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Peter Paul & Mary. Obviously a bunch of former Woodstockers whose heydey was the 60's and 70's would know these by heart. It was like awwwwwwsome man dude you are like in my headddd.

This is what I wore, though I don't know what made me gravitate towards the 3 belts. Inspired by a DIY Nice & Shiny epicly created, I tied measuring tape around my waist a few days ago (I guess I'll post that outfit this weekend) and thought I'd do it again. I didn't attach a clasp though, just tie it. Lazy? Cheap? Me? Yeah.

Can you tell what animal I'm being here? WRONG. I'm a schizophrenic teddy bear that THINKS it's a turkey. God, it was so obvious, I have no clue how you could get that wrong. *shunz 4 lief*

I took outfit pictures before we left, but at last minute switched it over to 1 belt so I would have room for food (Because we all know that's the real point of Thanksgiving! Anyone who has been spoonfeeding you crap about loving your family and the history of our country and being thankful is a downright liar!)

gray sweater, urban outfitters (gift). red skirt, target. tights, H&M. belts and headband, thrift/idk/gift.

Well, I am currently listening to the billion Christmas songs my sister's iTunes possesses, and I don't feel guilty about it! Now it just needs to freaking SNOW and we will all be SATISFIED. Look how sunny these pictures are! Wtf, weather man? Do I have to come down to the news station and demand you make it snow AGAIN like I did LAST YEAR? You know, weathermen are supposed to be good at predicting weather; wouldn't you be able to predict that tons of children want it to snow by now? Or are you just a really BAD meteorologist? Yeah, I'd say the second one.

*kids meaning the children of the parents. I think I was the only technical kid, everyone else is high school and older.


Shade said...

Love this outfit and the hints of red. Sounded like a great thanksgiving!

sassy kitten said...

your hair and bangs are growing out nicely. i'm so jealous! ughghg.

Anonymous said...

those belts look together like somekind of Japanise belt :>>>

The Stylish Wanderer said...

god yes, please snow. I started the christmas tunes a day before thanksgivign cause guess what?!?!?! thanksgiving was a weeK LATER than it was supposed to be. I laughed when I saw your measuring tape belt cause I have a mannikan (sp?) that I put a dress on and tied a measuring tape belt on her. hows that for epicness?

Anonymous said...

I'm digging the skirt and sweater layered look! And three belts is genius!

Isabel said...

Aww, I wish my family was musical so we could have jam sessions! That would be so much fun. Also, I love your tape measure belt - it looks awesome.

P.S. -If snow is what you want, plz give me a visit! Its been snowing solid for 2 weeks now!

Anonymous said...

this outfit is a great one. :)

Lauren said...

that belt is genius!

Anonymous said...

You're outfit is so cute and awesome.
The tape measure belt is genius (^_^)

Nadine said...

Gorgeous. Love the red and the headband and the tape measure and the skirt-layering.

E. Wiggle™ said...

Love love love your blog. No, seriously. I do. You give me hope that not all 12 year olds are completely hopeless. Keep dreaming girl. You're gonna make it big! :)

Squishybubble said...

I adoooooore that outfit!! The belt idea was fabulous...I may have to steal it myself! xDD

FB @ FabulouslyBroke.com said...

You have some SERIOUS fashion sense

I love the idea of the 3 belts... and the one being measuring tape

Gabby said...

I love the belt idea!

-rummages through sewing box for measuring tape-

Kylie said...

Ha! Love the outfit, turkey pose is the new blue steel.
Tying the tape in a bow looks great actually! I'm surprised you remembered that DIY from my moldy cobwebbed archives, thanks for the shout out!
ps- I totally caved at AA yesterday and got the black and white tights you have. I couldn't help it, they are just too dang rad!

Anonymous said...

I stumbled across your blog last week and I LOVE it! You are so creative and inspiring! And I love the outfit from Thanksgiving.

In-tree-gue said...

the tape measure belt is amazing I love this outfit. I think i've loved all your outfits

Anonymous said...


similar to a certain outfit you wore recently? (watch the whole thing to know what im talking about)


love your blog. keep it up.

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Alice said...

silly, silly teddy bear / turkey! :)

I admire your creativity and spunk, little fashionista.

add me to your links? *bats eyelashes*


Terry said...

Hahah. Oh Tavi, I really do love your posts. You're kinda crazy. I almost didn't recognize you, this seems much less... sporadic-Style-Rookie and more refined? But it's not bad or anything, it's actually very excellent. ^__^

Anonymous said...

hey tavi i was wondering if you could post the advice and web sites that stephanie gave you when you were first starting out. i want to start my own blog but im kind of clueless about it.

Anonymous said...

i have to say i looove the measuring tape detail!

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Anonymous said...

I adore this outfit, esp. the little touches of red.

M said...

love this outfit, definitely something I could see myself wearing.. and the measuring tape adds the perfect amount of interest. ya done welllllll.

Anonymous said...

Wow, really cool outfit! I love the belts, especially the measuring tape one.

Sydney Marie said...

Do you know how incredible you are! Seriously, you intimidate me and in a way motivate me.
Brava Tavi!
Best Wishes Always Always Always,
Sydney @ Fashion Girl

P.s. I'm writing for andspeakingofpink.com now as well. Check it out. =]

Soul Tanggg said...

great layers!
even the belts are layered.

Wednesday, Juliet, India said...

Ahh!Your measuring tape is the coolest thing ever!Actually makes the dress look really inventive and individual. And totally got the schizophrenic teddy bear that thinks it's a turkey btw;) haha

MarionRocks said...

Really cute ouftit ! I love the way you've matched colors !

Drea said...

Adore this ensemble, only wish I came up with it myself.

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