Thursday, November 08, 2007

Job Update & Wrap Dress Knock-off help

So the update on the job at The Gap corp offices is……That I got it!!!! Yeah!!!!! I start on Monday! So now I am hunting through totes of clothes trying to find some work clothes. Now even The Gap corp is very casual, but I don’t think that I should be showing up in jeans the first day. Besides I am going to take this job as an opportunity to sew up some of this crazy huge mountain of a stash I have. I think that when you have twice as many totes of fabric as you do clothes that might be a problem!
One of the cool perks of work for The Gap is that I will get a discount at Gap, Old Navy, Banana Republic & PiperLime.com! Yeah! But I still need to use up some of this crazy stash.
So I am looking for some inspiration for a fun casual comfy work wardrobe. I got the latest Garnet Hill catalog the other day & I really like this dress:

This true wrap style offers classic sophistication in lightweight stretch viscose jersey. Secured with an inside button closure and a self-fabric tie belt, it has long, slim sleeves finished with split cuffs, a flattering A-line skirt and a close, conforming fit. Looks great over leggings. Imported. $148.00
Um yeah but I am way to cheap to pay $148 bucks for it. So what pattern??? I was thinking maybe Burda WOF 4/2007 #108

Or Maybe the Onion Vintage Dress 2012, made in a knit (I have this one)

Or maybe Onion 2014 Knit Wrap Dress (that I don’t have, darn I’d have to order more patterns!!!!)

Or if anyone has any suggestions for this I would love to hear them.
Also suggestions for some fun creative casual wardrobe inspiration I would LOVE to hear that too!
Sorry no pictures of the new apartment yet. It’s still a huge mess. I think that is why I am having a creative block on coming up with some ideas for a new work wardrobe. I can’t concentrate with too much mess. We are going to work on getting some things squared away today. I am hoping that might help clear my creative road block.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Woohoo! Congrats!!! What a place to get a job....I am envious! Will talk to you soon.

--umjudis

stacy said...

Congratulations!!! I'm so excited for you! By the way, do you get to give out a 'friend's discount?' LOL

Raesha D said...

YEAH!!! I'm so happy for you:):) will you be working full time??? I love it when I get the friends and family discount cards from my friend who works at Gap:)

LLA said...

Such exciting news on the job front!!! YAY!!!! and congratulations!

(and how exciting that you'll get a discount on cute shoes too! Just the icing on the cake...)

Chara Michele said...

Congrats on getting the job! :) Hope it is going good.