Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Pink and Black.




Dress - vintage from flea market, belt - flea market, shoes - Target, bracelets - thrifted/flea market.

I think I decided I have to attempt to make a pattern from this dress and try really hard to make it in cotton. I love it post-alterations. Oh, awesome, I could probably get a roll of paper to use to make the pattern from my work. Sorry, that's just a mental note.

This belt is from a dress that cost me $1 at the same flea market. Seriously, I need to fit it in my schedule to go July 11/12. But I think I work both days... glorious, eh? And I get paid the 13th. Ah, oh well.

So yeah, I didn't actually wear this anywhere... more just wishing that I had somewhere to go where it would be somewhat appropriate. Meaning somewhere air conditioned, because polyester is awful.

xox Catherine

PS I entered the I Love the 80's contest on Chictopia. I do not doubt that this dress is from the 80's, same goes for the belt. I also want to enter the bike contest because I could really use some exercise and I'd love a cute bike. Sigh.

PPS I want to try out a cropped top, but I wouldn't have any idea where to wear them without feeling scandalous and self-conscious. Any ideas?

27 comments:

  1. That dress looks amazing on you! x

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  2. that dress is beautiful! love the belt as well :)

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  3. i love the dress! thanks for the closeup too .. it went from looking pretty to awsome just becouse i can appreciate the belt and the little grain things on your dress and i love the diagonal ruffles

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  4. Your style is tremendous and I wish I frequented the flea markets more. The ones closest by to me aren't as good gold mines as they used to be, granted it's been a while. Bummer...

    Oh, and thank you for the nice comment in return. :]

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  5. what a cute look....I like that its short =)

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  6. Oh my goodness, this is a change from your usual wardrobe. I like it!
    And maybe you could try wearing a bodysuit with the cropped top? Personally, I feel kinda weird wearing a crop top, because it's a shirt, but it doesn't cover all of what it's supposed to... If that makes sense.

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  7. great dress ! love it :D hope you win the chictopia contest :D

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  8. This is the sweetest outfit ever, I love the length of the dress.

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  9. LOVE the dress! So cute and I adore the pink colour. xo

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  10. omg seriously this dress is amazing , i want it hahah
    and that belt too.
    i think if you wanna go for the cropped top make sure your wearing some highwaited skirt or shorts so that way you dont feel that self conscious.
    i think you will look really cute with crop top.

    xo!
    isquisofrenia
    ps: i wanna go to your flea market!

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  11. Yikes! I've never owned a dog in my life. For a while I was allergic to them, too. Thankfully, they never ate my things, especially bears [or homework.] Sorry yours did.

    I'm glad you enjoyed my entry. I feel good when I know I've made someone laugh or be amused.

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  12. I looove the shoes! And the dress!

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  13. You totally scored with that vintage dress!

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  15. Great outfit. I like how you toned down the dress with the belt and shoes.

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  16. you have great clothes!!

    xx
    http://naoqueropastiche.blogspot.com/

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  17. i love the dress, the belt, the shoes.. u look sensational darling

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  18. IN LOVE WITH THE DRESS! And the belt is perfect with it. You should try a crop top going to the beach or getting lunch with a friend in that kind of area. Unless you're like me and haven't really gotten yourself to the beach...perhaps on a very hot summery day at a flea market?
    Oh and my jacket was from my mom's closet, though I do love Forever 21 :)

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  19. The cut of that dress is amazing!!
    And about the crop top.. you could try layering it over a bodycon dress?! That's what I do sometimes!
    xx

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  20. That dress is the cutest.

    I've found that cropped tees feel most appropriate on the beach.

    <3

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  21. ahh! im so jealous! I'm looking for a hot pink dress like that. So cute.

    fashion on edge

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  22. amazing outfit, the dress is sooooo cute and the sandals even more, if possible :)

    Tereza*

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  23. I love this dress! You look fantastic in it! :8

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  24. the dress is awesome!

    and for the crop top, maybe try a longer one at first and wear it around your house then outside? ive never worn one so i wouldnt really know but good luck

    http://fashionhandglide.blogspot.com

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  25. that color on you is amazing--am loving the style of the dress as well. Great choice!!

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