All is Quiet on New Years Day

by jennine on January 1, 2009

It may be silence, but it also may be that I’ve lost my hearing from all the fireworks. Last night was delightful, nothing spectacular, we went to a home-cooked dinner party with lovely friends and lit up a bunch of fireworks (yes…that’s legal in Germany too!)

“Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”

~Oprah

Forgetting all about ‘what to wear’… I left it to the last second to get dressed. Last night I was all about ruffles, a while back, started turning clothes on the edges, making one shoulder dresses. So I took a ruffly skirt, turned it on it’s side, wore another ruffle skirt, and a sequin tube top underneath for a ‘bra’/sweater (sequin tubes are warm arent’ they… it’s counter intuitive, but they are).

I couldn’t get any good pictures of the outfit last night, as it was dark… but I did get some great pics of the fireworks…

Out with a bang…



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1 Ashe Mischief January 1, 2009 at 10:35 am

Your outfit looks great from that top picture, though! I love the combination of all the ruffles.

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2 Sweety P January 1, 2009 at 10:38 am

Seriously, the dress is too cute and the boots are fiercely fun! Looks like you had a lot of fun. I spent my New Year’s Eve at home, hopefully I will get out this year. Happy New Year!

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3 jennine January 1, 2009 at 10:58 am

❤ashe, thanks… it was so rushed, and i hate the flash!!!
❤sweetyp…oh the boots, unwhittedly got them before the super high trend got into place, they are actually not soo bad in comfort.

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4 apricot tea. January 1, 2009 at 11:01 am

Jennine, you look amazing in that getup. It just works for you, & I love that. :]

happy new year! I look forward to getting to know you better through your blog. =]

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5 digital femme January 1, 2009 at 11:26 am

Jennine, that’s the best New Year’s outfit I’ve seen in years. I love it. It really does SUIT you. Happy New Year. Thank you for making fashion, Fun, Classy, Affordable and Bloggable!

carmen
@digitalfemme

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6 alixrose January 1, 2009 at 11:48 am

Happpy New Years and I love the ruffles. I wish we could do fireworks here but its illegal.They take away all of the fun.

I love that you did an Oprah quote. I have been dvring her lately and I secretly love it.

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7 jesspgh January 1, 2009 at 12:44 pm

Your outfit is so innovative! Happy New Year! It looks like you had a blast!

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8 pretty face January 1, 2009 at 2:25 pm

Gorgeous outfit! I saw some big fireworks going up around the edge of a tall building…. viewing areas for the firework displays get full FAST! Should have just gone DIY like you :) xx

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9 K-Line January 1, 2009 at 2:41 pm

You gorgeous bad ass! I love these photos!!

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10 Ambroisine January 1, 2009 at 4:24 pm

Happy New Year !Nice outfit !!
No fireworks here in france :(

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11 WendyB January 1, 2009 at 5:17 pm

You look incredible! And I love the action shot of you lighting up.

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12 Sonja January 1, 2009 at 6:18 pm

Love your outfit, Jennine! I’m enjoying a nice, quiet day here, too. Happy 2009!

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13 Rhiannon January 1, 2009 at 10:50 pm

I love it! Your hair is looking really wonderful lately, too.

Also I had no idea that people lit fireworks for New Year’s in Germany . . . We lit them off here but for some reason the idea of setting off fireworks on a German street seems so much more glamorous than lighting ones on a roof that have been smuggled in from Alabama. :)

Happy New Year!

(we are fireworks twins!!! http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s176/liebemarlene/Brand%20new%20album/fireworks.jpg )

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14 meligrosa January 2, 2009 at 2:27 am

super hot!!
loooove it ur outfit and oh so fun :)
Happy new year my lovely!!!

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15 jennine January 2, 2009 at 4:34 am

❤apricot happy new year to you too! yes… this year
❤digitalfemme…you are always so sweet.. thank you!
❤alixrose, hehe oprah is my hero
❤prettyface, haha i used to do the rooftop thing too in SF and that was always fun too!
❤jess thanks!
❤kline…haha i wish i was a badass!
❤amborisne, yeah, i’m actually surprised they are allowed in germany
❤wendy, well that one’s for you!
❤sonja, quite nye’s are the best, happy new year to you too love!
❤rhiannon…omg, your pic is awesome! we are firework twins!
❤meli…happy new year to you too!

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16 Frankie - Swell Vintage January 2, 2009 at 6:14 am

That dress is absolutely gorgeous! Glad you had a great new year x

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17 Prêt-à-Porter P January 2, 2009 at 8:55 am

happy new year!

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18 Sal January 2, 2009 at 10:18 am

I love that you threw up a peace sign while standing in front of eardrum-pounding explosions. Hah!

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19 gdtwriter January 2, 2009 at 11:16 am

Happy New Year!

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20 Iheartfashion January 3, 2009 at 5:31 pm

Happy New Year’s!
You look great.

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21 szaza January 6, 2009 at 1:01 am

You look fabulous.
Happy New Year!

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22 MsUnreliable January 7, 2009 at 11:08 pm

Amazing outfit, and high five to legal fireworks! We’re not so lucky here in Australia, but spending NYE at Bondi Beach is a fairly decent consolation :)

Happy 09!

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23 Sesso January 22, 2009 at 1:24 am

Great site.

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