2009-10-12

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It's not sparkles and sequins every day of my life... especially since we spent the weekend up north for Thanksgiving and the biggest priority was staying warm. This sweater fits the bill perfectly. I've always been attracted to these Nordic style sweaters, they are so wooly and Canadiana chic. I already have a few but when I saw this big guy while thrifting, I could not resist. Yup, it's too big for me but bigger is warmer and warmer is better. AND then I got to thinking... this sweater is the perfect size for Matt. He always asks me when I return from a shopping adventure, if I found anything for him. My answers are...

a) I didn't have any time. I was only there for a little bit.
b) The men's section was really bad. I looked but I didn't see anything you would like.
c) I'm pretty much self-absorbed. By the time I was done trying on the arm-loads full of clothing I discovered, all I wanted to do was pay and drag my sack of treasures home, where you would be waiting for me, hopefully, with a warm dinner.

I usually say either a) or b) but sadly enough, the truth is c). But with this sweater, things could turn around.

1. I could finally tell him that yes, I found something for him.
2. He could occasionally wear the sweater and I would think he looks so handsome because I love a guy in a cosy sweater.
3. Because I'm always freezing and Matt is always warm (and he's the dictator of the thermostat), he would only wear this sweater when it's really cold, leaving the sweater open to become my new 'I'm slumming around the house' sweater.

So, I wore the sweater all weekend and I'm wearing it again right now. Don't hate. You do it too. Bum around it one gloriously comfy sweater...

Oh ya, one more thing, this was Matt's original pose when I asked him to work the sweater. Yes, I'm proud.

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23 comments :

stylefyles said...

Hahahahha! great entry, overall.
I love stealing clothes from the boyf.
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Amy said...

Haha I love this post!! Stealing clothes from the bf/hubby is one of my favorite things. I love that sweater is looks so cozy! :)

Hope you had a great holiday.

xoxo
Amy
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Kelly & Tracy said...

Aww cute!

D said...

cozy chic for you both! i so want dimples on my cheeks! waah

Nadine said...

Oooh, you look cold! I'd love to be able to pinch my hub's clothes, but there is a significant size difference. (Although I did wear his clothes when I was pregnant. Yes, I know that's a style crime.)

MARISA said...

haha cute post

i love those kind of sweaters too

Kyla said...

That is a bad ass sweater and wonderful man-equinn you've got there :)

I have the EXACT same exchange with John whenever I go shopping. He also has a love of "ugly" sweaters. Once my mom found out, she scoured ebay and the thrift store, buying him every "ugly" Christmas sweater she could find. I'll have to do a post on them this winter. But now I may have to steal one :)

Megan Wolf said...

I just about died laughing at that last picture. love it, my hubby hams it up in front of the camera as well. I absolutely adore you for rocking your "ugly" sweater on here. All girls totally have a piece like that, that we love, even if they say that they don't! I love my sweater the same way, big and comfy! is there any other way for a sweater to be? :)

loved the break down of your conversation with the hubby post shopping excursion. it sounds eerily similar to the conversations with my husband. and answer C is most certainly the one I give him. you are too funny.

looks like you guys had a cozy and wonderful holiday together, glad it was a great weekend for you girl :)

xoxo

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Clare said...

Does he know you posted that last picture? You two are adorable! Oh, and I totally have a "slumming" sweater...maybe even a few!

Taylor Sterling said...

great his and her sweaters! You too look adorable!

Linda said...

Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha!
Dear Matt, you are my hero, even though you are the worlds biggest shit disturber.
Sincerly;
Linda

Sal said...

Hah! What a pose. And how fun to be able to share that woolly mammoth - it looks great on you both in completely different ways.

Work With What You've Got said...

It looks great on both of you, and it looks like the sweater equivilant of hot cocoa and a book. AWESOME.

briannelee said...

Your husband is so cute and he has the same shoes as my boyfriend ;)

I want a sweater like that too!

Dylana said...

Love the sweater! It works on both of you!

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chic said...

Great sweater! But I think I like it on Matt better - goes well with that dimple! ;)

I have the exact same conversation with T. when I get back from thrifting so I've started shopping in the men's section too. I spend 90% of my time in the women's and a quick 10% in the men's for him. Does that make me less self-involved? I try, I try...

S.

Chelsea Talks Smack said...

hahhahaha omg i love it

ash said...

oh, he looks so chic in his darlin' sweater.

i know what you mean about comfortable stuff, there come times where thats what you just need to be wearing, BIG AND COMFY! love the sweater, i would definately agree to rock it :)

xo ash

Invisible G. said...

Hahaha! That pose is priceless. K - you can even make cas look chic.

I love a guy in a sweater too. It's even better when he takes it off. :)

Fell 4 Fashion said...

What a hotey you have there! you both look so cozy!

Kansas Couture said...

This is soo cute!

jen lainy said...

Thats so cute!! My husband says the same thing when i come back from a thrift store and I pretty much give him the same answers you use. And of course my real answer should always be #3!! Glad i'm not alone in this one.

Lindsay said...

Yen, this post was damn hilarious