Thanksgiving

Wearing the Pants

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare. They are consumed in twelve minutes. Half-times take twelve minutes. This is not coincidence. ~ Erma Bombeck

Wearing the Pants

I am American. And we celebrate one of the most North American of holidays, Thanksgiving, like most everyone else—by eating turkey. Thanksgiving at my house is a very casual thing—my mom, my dad, Eshi and my family do a potluck at my house. My dad makes the turkey. My mom makes sweet potatoes and brings a pie. I make mashed potatoes and beans. Eshi is promising cranberries this year after she shuddered seeing the blob that comes out of a can. We eat, we enjoy, we laugh, and we relax. It’s the way a holiday is supposed to be—a holiday!

I think of homes where kids come home from college or grad school, bringing their changed ways, their own unique fashion and style. The first time I came home from college, my mom asked if I was severely depression—there was so much black in the wash. Now I think there would be brown too—and lots of thrift shop. I hope this look replicates that. First with the new mesh trousers from LeeZu Baxter. With their oversized baggy look and pocket watch, they are a unisex fashion statement. (They are also loose enough to allow stuffing oneself at Thanksgiving. See? I know what I am doing!)

Wearing the Pants

Paired with a woven belt from a pair of boy pants I have from hiwinyu Fazuku and flats from Izzie Button, it’s a charming, almost Annie Hall look, especially with the eclectic hat Marcopol Oh is selling at L’accessoires and a scarf from Drinkinstein Sorbet.

My luminous skin has smoky college girl eyes and light lipstick from Aida Ewing. I modified a Chiaki Xue hair to fit under this cap. One thing about mesh hair—can’t do diddly with it when it comes through a hat. There is still room in the grid for modifiable prim hair!

Wearing the Pants

Thanksgiving, man. Not a good day to be my pants. ~ Kevin James

Hair: *Dura-Girl*33(Mocha) by Chiaki Xue for Dura *

Skin: Glam Affair – Roza Basic – India02 D HB by Aida Ewing for Glam Affair *

Eyes: IKON Eternal Eyes – Wood (ML) by Ikon Innovia for IKON *

Top: ::VMC:: Hellena Outfit – Jacket – Black by Victory Modan for VMC

Pants: [LeeZu!] Indiana Tic Toc Pants /brown by LeeZu Baxter for LeeZu! *

Hat: La Penderie de Nicole::My Rainy Day Hat::Brown/Leather Bow by Marcopol Oh for La Penderie de Nicole, available at L’accessoires

Belt: ::[ Mr.Poet ]::Leather woven belt brown(no waist-tab) by hiwinyu Fazuku for Mr.Poet

Scarf: The sea hole Sheer tank & scarf Set : NECK SCARF : Mocha by Drinkenstein Sorbet for The Sea Hole

Shoes: Izzie’s – Flower Flats brown by Izzie Button for Izzie’s

Poses by Valencia Southard for Marukin

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