{outfit post} Somewhere over the highway

Sunday, January 27, 2013





What do you think of my new layout design? When I started my blog, it was my intention to make it look like an upscale magazine at some point. That point is now. Although, I am not a web designer, I do have a tad bit of graphic design background so I am trying something new. I have been studying a multitude of fashion magazines for inspiration and I am very excited to give My Thrift Chic a more editorial feel! I would love to hear your feedback!

My husband and I shot these images last week right above the 101 freeway. It was reaching the height of rush hour traffic and everyone was honking at us. That is one thing I don't think I will ever get used to; the attention one receives when taking photos in public. I hate when people watch me and in LA everyone cranes their head to see if you're a celebrity. You would think that after 2 years and thousands of photos later, I would be more comfortable with it... but I'm not.


 P.S. I started my own YouTube Channel! Check out my most recent "haul" video HERE

33 comments :

Shabby, Chic, & Cheap said...

Tori! LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! I can't wait to see more!

Natalie said...

Love this outfit, especially the tee!!! Following from the GFC blog hop :-)

Mackenzie said...

So cute!! Great background and I love the lighting through the fence!!

Mackenzie
www.heybirdfriend.com

Danavee said...

Looove those shoes! Brave photo shoot too!

Unknown said...

I love your top and shoes :) totally digging it..

THE UNCANNY GIRL

Keely said...

love the new look and your tee. I have yet to take photos in public. I barely leave my back yard.

Green Girl said...

i like the shoes, but i could never wear heels that high!

The Fierce Berry said...

Love the shoes! You look good wearing it!! :D

Citrus - Refreshing Fashion said...

this outfit is too fun!! love this tee :)

XO Meghan
citrusrefreshingfashion.blogpsot.com

Chioma said...

love those shoes! and I love that sweater you had on :)

Chioma
C's Evolution of Style

Rubi Ruiz said...

Awesome outfit! It's a good middle between casual and dressed up! Super cute! Visiting from #YOLOMondays!

Love,
Rubi
www.lilyamongthornsblog.blogspot.com

Unknown said...

Great place for a shoot. Awesome!
new follower :) follow back?
amanda
http://thingstoholdandstir.blogspot.com/

Katie said...

i like the layout! and those shoes are so cute!

Unknown said...

LOVE this and the new layout :))
brooke @ what2wear

Unknown said...

Magazine spread look achieved! So much fun :)

xo Ashley
luckylittlebird.blogspot.com

Aliya said...

Love your top and those platforms are amazing! I can't believe they're from Forever 21!

x Aliya
Hill Side Story

Michelle's Style File said...

Amazing shoes! Love your expression in that last pic : )

x
Michelle
www.michellesstylefile.com

Anonymous said...

Me encanta el look!!!

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StylishByNature said...

elegant and lovely!!!

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Leelee said...

Love the outfit and the location of the photo shoot.

Unknown said...

Great spot for photos!
LOVE those shoes.
xoxo

Lena B, Actually said...

Happy to be a new follower!! LOVE this whole look & love that it was mostly all thrifted... so cool!
I'm SUPER SHY and definitely have not mastered taking photos in public.... these turned out fantastic, though!

Penniless Socialite said...

I love the layout and I love the location of this photo shoot!
Tara
Penniless Socialite

Traci Michele said...

I adore your quote at the end. Following you now! So cute! I'm going to link up next week for the first time. This should be fun! Love, Traci Michele @ Ordinary Inspirations http://www.ordinaryinspirations.blogspot.com

Chelsea Oliver said...

Great outfit and photos! I love this new layout of pictures you've got going on!

-Chelsea
chelsandthecity.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

Too funny - you guys did a great job and your blog looks very professional.

tancy said...

Great look! This really suits you, will definitely have to try this :) x

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Miriam said...

Stunning photos, love the styling

Hailey Stoner said...

I love this outfit, but mostly I love the top! Its great and so are the photos!
Hailey @ Love, Laughter and Lipstick

Rachel said...

That looks like such a fun and unique location for a photoshoot! I love those shoes...but I think if I were wearing heels that high, I would be taking them off, too!

Nikki said...

this is an awesome background for photos! And I adore that LOVE shirt - you look amazing!
xoxo,
Nikki at www.bedazzlesafterdark.com

Unknown said...

loving the feel of these pictures. i am right there with you...so strange getting your picture taken in public. although here in wisconsin, nobody confuses you for a celebrity :)

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Raj Thandhi @Pink Chai Style said...

What a great shoot; love the styling, location, and whole aesthetic. Looking forward to seeing more. And that gold embossing on your shirt is perfection:)

Raj
Pink Chai Style