WIW: Summer Tough

Since I'm on Team Tough, I thought I'd try to come up with a nice 'tomboy' summer look.  It wasn't as easy as I thought.  I just wore my jean cutoffs, and they're not clean again yet, so I was left without using denim or distressed items to toughen up the look.  It's too hot for boots (or even shoes).  But in my experience, most tomboys are barefoot - so I figure that fits :)

So here's my idea of RATE without denim - linen shorts and a button-down sleeveless.

I should have added a fedora.

What do you think? Other suggestions?

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9 Comments

  • catgirl replied 5 years ago

    This reminds me of Idgie Threadgoode from one of my favorite movies, Fried Green Tomatoes. So yes, it's perfect summer tomboy!

  • replied 5 years ago

    Thumbs up from me!

  • Thistle replied 5 years ago

    Works for me! You look cool and comfortable, too!

  • rae replied 5 years ago

    Love the colors and the easygoing fabrics. I would wear this on a hot day!

  • shevia replied 5 years ago

    Casual and cool. The blue is a great color on you!

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    Fun. You look lovely in French blue, Amy.

  • Beth Ann replied 5 years ago

    Very Huck Finn (If he were a, well, she).  Very pretty blue you are!

    Hope your first week of school is going well!  I'm fortunate to teach only 2 kids, 6 months apart.  Last year, when we began educating at home, I just put them both in the same grade.  Eric got a promotion!  Still, this year is 7th grade, and jr. high is scary in any setting!

  • Deborah replied 5 years ago

    Cute casual look on you Amy, I like:). Yay for Team Tough!

  • amiable replied 5 years ago

    Thanks Beth Ann - It's getting easier as the week goes on - and I have ideas for making it better yet.    I do my eldest two in almost the same grade also - even though they're 17 months apart - the younger was a super early reader, and the elder a slightly slow reader, so it just made sense. Right now about 80% of their work is the same.

    Teenagers scare me - Kudos to you for taking them through this rough transition yourself! :)

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