Reunion Weekend Outfits

This weekend I’m off to my College reunion. It’s my first time travelling solo since August 2006! I’m sad because I’m leaving my kiddies behind – but I’m trying not to dwell on it. I know that I’d regret not attending this event – SO many of my bestest friends are going to be there! (Including one who’s a loyal reader of this blog…E – you’re getting a sneak preview!)
Today I’ve been busy planning what outfits I’m going to take. I’m trying to pack light, since I don’t want to check-in any bags. Here’s what I’ve come up with so far:

Sweater & Tank – Old Navy, Pants – Dorothy Perkins (UK brand), Sandals – Payless

Top & Camisole – H&M, Sandals & Pants – same as above.

Dress – Wallis (UK brand), Camisole – H&M, Sandals – Payless NIGHT:

Dress – Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Sandals – Payless
(**This dress has some ruffling and ruching that doesn’t show up in my pictures – it isn’t as shapeless as it seems here!)

Cardigan – GAP, Top – Garage, Jeans – Miss Selfridges (UK brand), Sandals – Payless

I’m only taking 2 pairs of shoes with me – the Payless sandals I bought during their BOGO event. (Close-up pics here and here). I’m deliberately not taking heels – they take up lots of space – and I want to have fun and enjoy myself – without limping around! As for accessories, I’m taking the bare minimum. I’ll be staying in a dorm (just like the good old days!) so I don’t want to take anything too valuable with me.

Pendants and Earrings:

On Thursday I’ll be getting a manicure, pedicure and my hair blow-dried. It’s been over 5 years since I’ve had a manicure done! I hope to pick up some techniques to make my home-manicures look more professional. And then Friday – I’ll be flying out – eek!

Do you have any exciting travel plans coming up? I’d love to read about it in the comments!


  1. Monica @ Beauty Parler
    June 10, 2010 / 2:59 am

    Have a great time! Sounds so exciting & your outfits look pretty, you have a very nice shape.FYI I amswered your questions about the Annabelle minerals its bismuth:)

  2. Ella Pretty
    June 10, 2010 / 3:47 am

    Thanks Monica! I was so happy to fit into my pre-baby clothes again 🙂 I had a great time – but the freak thunderstorms nearly cancelled my flight home! Luckily I ended up only being an hour late.I'll go back to your blog to check up some more on the Annabelle line – I'd love to get some more mineral blushes.

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