Early Thanksgiving

blue cable knit sweater black skirt mustard heeled oxfords by 14 shades of grey

My sister and brother-in-law have moved into their new apartment with an oven and everything, and our family starts to make a habit out of having dinner over there at least once a week. In a weird coincidence/serendipity, yesterday my dad was given a fresh turkey by one of his colleagues, who knows a turkey farmer  – turkeys are gaining popularity here. Long story short, we decided to have an early Thanksgiving/Teacher’s Day celebration (November 20th is Teacher’s Day in Vietnam) instead of waiting until the actual Thanksgiving, because a fresh turkey will definitely taste better than a frozen one. And it was. We had turkey, with roasted root vegetables and pumpkin soup – classic Thanksgiving feast. Hopefully we can make this a tradition from now on, because like I always say, we need more food-based holidays in Vietnam 😛

By the way, the outfit is my attempt to recreate this (right down to the photo), but I don’t think I can pull off that “disheveled chic” look. I just end up looking straight-up disheveled. Also, I swear my tights are black, even though they appear purple. I should probably dial back that color correction.

blue cable knit sweater black skirt mustard heeled oxfords by 14 shades of greyblue cable knit sweater black skirt by 14 shades of grey

blue cable knit sweater procade scarf by 14 shades of greyblack tights mustard heeled oxfords by 14 shades of grey

blue cable knit sweater black skirt by 14 shades of greyblue cable knit sweater black skirt by 14 shades of grey

Sweater: Fedora Boutique, Skirt & Scarf: hand-me-down, Tights: Target, Heels: Forever21

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3 Comments on “Early Thanksgiving”

  1. Actually, I think you pulled of the disheveled look quite well! Much better than I ever could, certainly.

  2. I agree with Rebecca, I think you pulled off the disheveled look quite well! And I am SO in love with those shoes. I need yellow shoes SO badly.

    Ah, your turkey feast sounds so delicious! I cannot WAIT for Thanksgiving here. Food-based holidays are the best.

  3. Those shoes!! And the elbow patches just seal the deal on this awesome outfit!! Thanks for linking up for Passion For Fashion! Pinning this! ♥


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