Daily Archives: December 7, 2012

An Early Christmas Gift

Office Appropriate Outfits - Winter

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Dress – The Limited | Blazer – The Limited | Belt – The Limited | Shoes – Tahari via TJ Maxx | Necklace – Gift

If you like my Facebook page you saw earlier today that I posted a picture of this necklace and said you’d never guess where I got this necklace.  So, here’s the story.

On Monday I went down to my apartment building’s dry cleaner and package room to pick up a package and the woman who works there oohed and ahhed over my necklace.  Then she starts telling me a story about  how another woman in the building went to Italy for two weeks and then brought her a necklace as a thank you for holding her mail and packages for the entire time.

“But,” she said, “at my age I don’t wear big necklaces like yours. “

And then she pulled out this necklace from under her counter and handed it to me.  “You should have this!”

Really?  Are you sure?

Yep.  So here’s my new acquisition.  The clasp on it is actually broken but I rigged it using my ankle bracelet trick and voila!  One beautiful necklace that goes with my black and green dress that  I bought to wear specifically while working at my work’s annual holiday concert.  Which is why posts this week have been a little crazy.  Working a choir concert is fun but time consuming!

 

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