Thursday, September 22, 2011

Giraffe - Tallest Mammal





Outfit Details:
shirt - c/o DVF
vintage giraffe sweater - Frock you! Vintage Boutique (in San Diego)
shorts - H&M
boxy tote - c/o Foley + Corinna
vintage glasses - Guvnor's Vintage 
Ladies, if you want to bring the men in, wear an animal themed sweater. I've found the secret.

There's something about a giraffe sweater that people simply cannot resist. I think I got more compliments on this kooky sweater than I ever have on anything else. I actually had a guy whistle at me. I was wearing a giraffe sweater and I got whistled at - which never happens in my normal life. The most I usually get is, "Hey you, move out of the way so I can see your hot friend!" True story. I like to think it's because I put out a cat-call-and-I'll-cut-you vibe. I also do not wear nearly enough giraffe sweaters.

Man-magnetism aside, my friend Vanessa's comment was the best of the day: "I think it's adorable. I wouldn't be caught dead wearing it, but it's adorable."

Clearly, she is just upset that it is vintage and therefore not readily available for her own closet. Her birthday is coming up...maybe I can track one down for her. A kitty themed one, perhaps?


p.s. If you know where my title is from, you are a winner (of nothing tangible, but you're still a winner). 

78 comments:

  1. Oh my god, this is one of the cutest posts ever, ahahaha. Cute outfit!!!

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  2. I freaking love this sweater. I am always on the hunt for the perfect silly vintage animal sweater-I found one last year and it got away! Super jealous chick right here (points at self)

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  3. girrrrrrl. you know i live for this kind of thing, and i think this is my favorite outfit of yours, ever. i'd be cat calling you myself!

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  4. I don't want to disturb you. But this outfit is a bit on the Lolita side... I made this mistake once - and will never again (no, there where no knee-heighs involved ;-))

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  5. Mathilda: Don't worry, I am totally kidding about wearing animal sweaters to attract men. If I was being serious, I would have said "Wear animal sweaters if you want to attract really creepy dudes in vans with blacked out windows."

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  6. love love love. not many ladies have the lady balls to sport a wild sweater like so. you pull it off nicely:)

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  7. Audrey: I actually thought of you and your kitty skirt when I wore this!

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  8. Cute sweater. Love the animal print blouse.


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  9. Yep, you definitely need to be a girl with attitude to wear an animal sweater. I love it! :)

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  10. I am a firm proponent of the giraffe sweater. I have one myself--although I can't say it brings the boys to the yard the same way yours does. :D

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  11. great outfit! i love your sweater so much! :)

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  12. YOU LOOK MAAAARVELOUS!!!

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  13. KILLIN' ME! That is the cutest sweater ever. Looks good with leopard, kind of like the giraffe won that fight if this was int he wild;)

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  14. What a darling sweater! Giraffes are some of the prettiest animals ever. They have such gorgeous eyes and eyelashes :)

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  15. Wow, I am so in love with your outfit. And the fact that the jumper is vintage, eeep! More than adorable, Keiko. Super beyond cute look.

    ♥, Jamie
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  16. if you find a cat one PLEASE let me know.id love to get one for my friend.
    Oh my goodness Id totally have cat called you this outfit post is ADORABLE! I love everything you have on. everything

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  17. Love your hairstyle in this post!

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  18. So cute!!
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  19. I love the combo of your vintage & vibrant sweater & the animal print shirt. It just pops.

    xoxo

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  20. Cute sweater. Love how you paired the giraffe print shirt underneath.

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  21. i love it! and the title makes me think of those little pocky sticks with facts on them. i bet that isn't it though.

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  22. PLEASE tell me the title is from off of a Yan Yan stick? Haha! That's the first thing I thought of when I saw it because I die whenever I get one of those.

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  23. that is so cute!

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  24. is it jerry maguire? not the design, but the movie quote. "did you know the human brain weighs?"...

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  25. The jumper is awesome, I love it! It really is adorable :)

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  26. the sweater is pedoriffically great. i'd try to talk to a girl wearing that under the assumption that she doesn't give a fuck about being sexy but wants to nerd out and get her golden book on.

    i really like the hair look too.

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  27. The whole outfit looks pretty and comfy. And I love that you paired the sweater with a giraffe-y print blouse.

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  28. I love that sweater! Seriously, if I was wearing it I'd have a smile on my face all day.

    ♥ Gina Michele
    CrochetClouds.com

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  29. That sweater is so darling! I love this whole look!

    xoxo Denise

    http://allthingsnew-denise.blogspot.com/

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  30. I'm a little stunned that DVF made that sweater! It's...not at all like the other DVF things I've seen, hahaha. I love the whole outfit, and absolutely adore your glasses. I have a giraffe print dress.

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  31. Yeah, this is pretty awesome! I would totally wear that giraffe sweater. And that shirt definitely needed to be worn under it. I love your glasses frames with the outfit too!

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  32. That sweater couldn't possibly be any more adorable!

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    xxoo

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  33. you look very cute ;) I want that giraffe sweater..

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  34. HOW ADORABLE! I love the sweater! Giraffes are one of my favorite animals. The thing with guys always happens to me too! But, then again...I give off the same 'holler-and-I'll-cut-you" vibe ahahha. (:

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  35. CUTE vintage outfit!!!! :DD love it!

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  36. Absolutely adore that vintage piece :)

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  37. soooo cute! and seriously, girl, you can wear anything and make it look good!

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  38. Oh man I would kill foe that sweater! Frock You is the store I miss most since moving from S.D.
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  39. You look so cute! I just love your sweater. Very Fall-ish. xo, rv

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  40. she have similarity with Anne hathaway :) Love your sweater its cool, simple yet fashionable.

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  41. The sweater is so cute! Giraffes are amazing! :D

    Have a Good Day!

    David

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  42. So cute! Love th sweater

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  43. You look lovely :) The giraffe is a nice touch.

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  44. That sweater is fabulous! The back absolutely makes it. So cute!

    <3LJ
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  45. Im in love with it!So jalous that I haven't found it!§

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  46. Wow you look amazing! I love your hairstyle :) xo
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  47. OMG, I love love love the sweater!

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  48. I love love love your glasses! That sweater so super adorable I don't think I could ever pull it off :)

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  49. absolutely love the giraffe. i always tell my best friend she looks like a giraffe so i need to find this for her!

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  50. We love your hairstyle !!
    Cute sweater ;)

    Love from London Wishes

    Caith and Eva

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  51. you are the only one that can wear this jiraffe blouse and look awesome!
    Sara C.

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  52. this is such a great look! just wondering, did you balance off a sweater and shorts with boots or oxfords? i would like to try to recreate but i always feel top heavy if i dont choose some weight for my feet.

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  53. Cute outfit! Love the giraffe.

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  54. Amazing vintage sweater, it's so cute!

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  55. How cute is that :) xxx

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  56. ooh good tips lol
    so giraffes are the key...
    or maybe it's just that swater. it's so cute!

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  57. Hmmmm. I think I am going to try and make a super-budget appliqued version of this. All I need to do is some hard-core embroidery (maybe a monkey? Or a little penguin?) and applique it onto a vintage sweater. Oh, and the back of the monkey/penguin too.
    Ugh, I sense this is one of those bright ideas that ends up swallowing up my entire life!

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  58. Elizabeth: I wore boots, partially because it was raining. But if I wore it again, I would steal your oxford idea - I think it works better:)

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  59. Teddi: It's from one of my favorite snack treats, Yan Yans. They have weird saying on them and little cartoon animals. Some say "cat - say meow" or "Mouse - don't be timid" and there is one that says, "Giraffe - tallest mammal". I just always get a kick out of them!

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  60. that sweater is AMAZING. no wonder you got whistled at! hehe :) but seriously, i need myself a sweater like that!

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  61. Thanks for the man-snagging tip! And I think it looks adorable too but I would definitely be caught wearing it!

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  62. I have seen this exact sweater at a thrift store. I didn't buy it, but was close. I had it in my hand and then put it down. I definitely think you have the chops to wear it :)

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  63. Sweet picks! i like the print blouse mixing with the animal jersey, also love the glass.

    Kisses from Spain!

    xx
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  64. That is pretty hilarious.

    I once got voted best dressed on the day I was wearing leggings, a men's Bob Marley t-shirt, and boots. It seems like a lot of the times when you don't care or think your outfit is kind of weird everyone loves it. But, in my case, I think all the voters were drunk...

    In other news... I really like this sweater and I WOULD actually wear it. Not as adorably as you though!

    Happy Sunday!

    J
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  65. I found a kitten sweater vest!!! http://www.etsy.com/listing/82170402/karen-scott-kitties-sweater-vest?ref=v1_other_2

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  66. It's the Giraffe's eyes obviously! Who can resist such looks.

    Haha love the sweater ♥

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  67. Hello, I'm new blogging and stumbled on yours - I'm very happy I found it!
    I can't imagine anyone pushing you aside, you're too pretty!
    And one can never have enough novelty jumpers.

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