Tuesday, July 28, 2009

A Second Chance

Some things in life deserve another look, a second chance. Kind of like Ed on The Bachelorette?

Or better yet, like this stunning green and red necklace dripping with Swarovski crystals that my mom gave me. I thought it unusual, and never wore it until last week when I dug it out of the bottom pit of my night table. My white embellished tank needed some colour, and now I've had a change of heart.
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Or, my ZERO mini cardigan (which some of you have asked to see in a related post), hand-knitted by my grandma when I was 17 because I saw Gwen Stefani perform at MuchMusic and she had a vintage one that said ANAHEIM on the back. I go through phases where I'll wear it all the time, then put it away, only to rediscover it again.
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Finally, there's my "slither" necklace, so called because the way the gold is linked reminds me of snakeskin. My mom gave it up, cause it's not her type of thing. For me, I'll gladly it give a second chance.
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What treasures do you have that you've given a second chance?

3 comments:

The Anthology said...

Does pilfering clothes from my husband's closet count?

Or stealing my sister's shoes?

Or what about a pair of silk pants from Paris that I've only worn once in the five years I've owned them? I really need to give them a second chance.

quelle said...

great accessories. i love the cardigan! (i should take up knitting.)

i'm sure if i dug into the recesses of my closet i could find things to that deserve a second chance.

MizzJ said...

That ruffled top is so cute! I totally know what you mean, it's like finding hidden treasures that are right under your nose.