Friday, August 21, 2009

What Lies Beneath

Another day, another Magic Bullet/Spiru-Tein (Cherries Jubilee, this morning) shake. Even more delicious than yesterday. It's casual Friday, and I must say I'm looking rather adorbs today. Favorite, perfect white t-shirt ($6 at Forevs 21), $7 Gap striped wide-leg trouser jeans (oh so soft), turquoise peeptoe wedges ($9 from Payless), a vintage statement necklace found for just $12 at my favorite consignment shop, and the piece de resistance, my SuZeeBee Lilly belt. A lovely outfit for $34? Hard to beat.

But the purpose of today's post isn't what I'm wearing; no, no, the purpose is what I'm wearing underneath. You see, I'm a firm believer that undergarments can really influence one's mood. For example, if I'm wearing a matching bra and undies set, I feel an extra burst of self-esteem because I know that underneath, I'm looking extra precious.

Shall we evaluate what's lurking underneath today's otherwise super cute ensemble?
1. Leopard-print granny panties. Extra comfortable, but a bit baggy.
2. White bra with underwire sticking out. Aside from the stabbing pain attacking my bosom when I sneeze, feeling metal against skin is never pleasant.
3. Compression hose. Nude. Thigh high. Yes, folks, my geriatric veins are back with a vengeance. And yes, I am wearing peeptoes. Thankfully my jeans are extra long, so you can't really tell. However, the fact that I'm wearing jeans AND that it's pushing 90 means I'm sweating uncontrollaby, which may give me away.

Moral of the story? While I may be looking cute to my coworkers, I know the dark, compressed, ugly truth of what's lying beneath...

15 comments:

THE Stephanie said...

You crack me up!!! I don't think I've ever read a post where someone outlined their undergarments like that. LOL

The Eubanks said...

That was hilarious!!! Sounds like you are super cute today though!!

Kell said...

I am SO GLAD i am not the only one who struggles with the underwire stabbing me periodically throughout the day. I feel your pain (literally). I always end up pulling it out and then one side is slightly less supported hahaha.

and forev21 $6 shirts = bliss
xoxo

Lexilooo said...

I think you should post a picture of this adorable outfit!

Alyse said...

You are a hoot. It is like when you haven't done laundry for a month and end up with whatever is left in the underwear drawer - not fun!

Kelz World said...

I need to see this amazing yet affordable outfit you have on today! also i feel your pain with the sweating and not pretty underthings!

Ashley @ {Let Go, Laughing} said...

Well the outfit does sound super cute!

I agree that undergarments can totally influence your mood.

The Pink Chick said...

You are so funny! I got stuck with the ugly underwear today too! I was in a hurry, and it was all I could find!

holly-lynn said...

ohh the price we pay for beauty :)

Jenny.Lee said...

Nice... ;)

Kerree said...

The other day I actually put my thumb through my underwear while I was putting them on and I had to wear them because I had been too lazy to do the washing and didn't have any other underwear to wear. Then I had to walk around in underwear with a hole that was getting bigger by the minute. I probably would have been more comfortable if I'd just gone commando :)

Kassie said...

This was seriously hilarious. It's so funny to think of all those undergarments in the heat!!

Lisa said...

Too funny! PS - I totally agree on the matched undergarments. It will be a GOOD day when those are expertly coordinated.

Southern Champagne Wishes said...

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sarah said...

Oh goodness! Well at least you look cute!