Blue and white are a summer classic color combination
As you know, I rarely wear pattern. However, when I do, I have the urge to mix prints and patterns for style. Here I am wearing one of my favorite pattern mixes, stripes and dots. The nude sandals elongate the legs. The pink scarf adds a pop of color and interest to this simple summer skirt and T-shirt look.
So what about it? And why the title? It’s a weird story. But whenever I see stripes and polka dots in one outfit it pops up in my mind. Like “I am back.” It’s sort of like a sitcon. When I did it, I didn’t think anything about it and thought it’s the normalst thing in the World to do what I did.
The tell: A story about clothes in math
Well, when I was in high school, I once was very bored in my math class. The teacher explained for the 10th time how to calculate the area (=Pi times radius times radius where Pi~3.1415926…) and circumference (=Pi times diameter = Pi times 2 times radius) of a circle and how radius and diameter relate to each other. In front of me were two other gals, one was wearing a blouse with white stripes, the other a blouse with white dots. I started to count the numbers of dots per 4 inch times 4 inch (about 10cm x 10 cm) area and estimated the radius of the dots to calculate the white area. I multiplied the area with the number of dots. Then I counted the white stripes for the same area. I estimated the width of the white stripes and again calculated the white area for the same area. When I compared the results I found that the gals probably wore the same amount of white. When I later told them, they couldn’t believe it. Do you want to do the math for my outfit? 😉
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