Friday, February 6, 2015

Style: Backwards Sweaters





 The other day I walked into work wearing one of my new favorite sweaters.
Warm and cozy, not to mention long enough to pair with leggings.  Hello, comfortable!

My macho manager approached me to say good morning with a distinct look of confusion.
I didn't think anything of it so I just went right back to work.
Hours later, a co-worker walked by and yelled "You're shirt's on backwards!".
Hearing that, my manager jumped up, scurried out of his office and said "I knew it"!
Well, at least that solves the mystery of the confused look I got...
After a bunch of laughs, I explained that my shirt wasn't on backwards, that was just the style.
My poor manager looked heartbroken.  With his head down he said, "I guess I'm just not hip".
Little does he know that when it comes to style, I'm clueless!


This lovely, stylish, and comfortable sweater is from The loft.
I got it in Coral Pink Wash simply because it was pretty and my wardrobe was lacking color.
Some of you may remember this post when I went on my petite clothing hunt.

Are backwards sweaters a do or a do not?

27 comments:

  1. I myself prefer when buttons go down a shoulder... that is so uber cool! I have a number of such sweaters

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    1. My mushy rocks the button down the shoulder style all the time! :)

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    2. Jax, I've got this picture of Dezzy wearing leggings. Yes, I do.

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    3. the leopard print ones? The ones I borrowed from you?

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  2. I love the buttons down the back! I know a very stylish lady that wears vintage cardigans backwards just for this look...it's beautiful!

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    1. Really? Oh, so she does it intentionally! That's awesome! I think it looked great.

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  3. i've never tried it--i wonder if my hair would get caught--but i would love to try it!

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    1. Mine didn't, but mine isn't long and thick like yours! Sooo jealous of your hair. haha

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  4. Backwards you say? I would have gave a strange look too. I guess I'm not hip either.

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    1. Well, it's not backwards!! The buttons just happen to go down the back of the sweat. Sigh...

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    2. Still backwards I say, buttons go on front. Don't mess with the buttons! lol

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    3. For a rhyming cat, you have very limited sweater style imagination. Sigh

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    4. What does he mean he is not hip?

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  5. haha, that's pretty funny. I like them! I think they're really cute. I think the back buttons are kinda a bonus. But yes, my husband/dad would have thought it was on backwards too.

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    1. Do you have to actually do up the buttons or are they just for show?

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    2. They are actually functional buttons, but I have never undid them. I just slip it on over my head!

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  7. I think it's a little weird

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  8. A personal do not for me. It's not my style. But a total do for anyone who feels comfortable rocking it!

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  9. I think you know what you're talking about. If you say it looks great, it looks great. Adam is sooooooo old-fashioned and Pat in the Hatt is sooooooo not hip. ;)

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