Wednesday, August 17, 2011

blocks of color

This dress is one of my all time favorite thrifted purchases, hence the enormous smile on my face.
It's not exactly my size, so I mask its "bigness" with a denim jacket...
and a thrifted belt.

Maybe one day I'll get it altered and go jacketless (never beltless).
But for now, this will do :)

wearing: thrifted dress & belt, f21 jacket, steve madden shoes, michael kors tortoise watch
worn to: dinner at CREASIAN

44 comments:

  1. This dress is the cutest thing ever.

    -Shakiyla

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  2. I absolutely LOVE that dress! The colors are gorgeous....and it was thrifted?! Wow....great look and paired with the denim jacket is perfect!

    Roni

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  3. the best stuff is thrifted i luv this dress just fab dear!!!!!

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  4. totally digging the color blocking here!

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  5. Gotta love those thrift shop finds. Nice dress!

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  6. your dress is soo cute! I love all of the colors
    www.sugarfilledcloset.com

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  7. LOVE the color block dress--Tres chic!

    xoxo
    Stella

    http://lookbook.nu/jadorefashions

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  8. Love your dress!! What a great thrift find and it's the easiest way to follow the color-block trend.

    Fabulous shoes!!

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  9. Oh my gosh! This dress is so FABULOUS! I love it paired with the denim jacket. Great job :)

    Heather

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  10. you look great! and those shoes i love them!!

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  11. I was passing through different blogs and thought id just say hello. Richard from the Amish community of Lebanon,Pa.

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  12. Thanks so much for stopping by! I am an avid thrifter & I'm so jealous of your wonderful find! That's a great idea about wearing the jacket over it to look more fitted, I think you look great :)

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  13. The 70s definitely missed you! :) Love the touch of denim

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  14. Great thrifted find!! Getting it tailored will have it fit you like a gloveee!

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  15. I love the colors and it's even better that it's thrifted! I love the dainty little shoes with dress too, are they suede?

    I agree with opting for a belt, gives it a nice touch.

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  16. This dress is absolutely gorgeous! What a great find.

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  17. How great that we both posted about how belts save us with our thrifted purchases! belts are such a wonderful wonderful invention. great find! love the colors. perfect paired with that jacket. and I want those shoes!


    The House of Shoes

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  18. What a great vintage find! I love this dress, it's so fun. I love the shoes also.

    Lynn

    CARMEN VOGUE

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  19. BOLD, BRIGHT, and BEAUTIFUL!

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  20. I am not sure if my other comment went through. BUUUT i wanted to say that i LOVE this dress and it looks so great on you!

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  21. Girl that dress is sooo lovely!!I wish I owned it lol. I looks great paired with the belt and shoes!! LOVE!! Pretty smile btw.

    -Cherrie

    CherrieAmore.com

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  22. Loving this jacket! Thanks so much for the comment! I'm so happy I stumbled on your blog. Totally spend the money to get this altered! Worth it!!! I love it!!

    You are so pretty!

    Courtney
    I can be many things

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  23. I feel like I haven't visited your blog in ages! =/

    Loving your new blog banner...and the dress you're wearing it too cute! Suits you well! :)
    ~Toria

    www.bonafidestyle.blogspot.com

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  24. gorgeous dress xo

    http://laurenmayvintage.blogspot.com/

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  25. Fab fab dress, I love this color blocking print!!!! And if I start to speak how good it suits u...wow!:)
    kisses
    Jelena
    http://glamfabchameleon.blogspot.com/

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  26. oh this dress is soooo fun! so many awesome colours, makes me want summer to come so so so so so much!x



    thatsweetaurora.blogspot.com

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  27. love that dress!!!! You look spectacular :D I'm following

    Look my blog and follow me if you like :)

    www.sickbytrend.com

    xx

    Have a nice weekend :)

    sBt

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  28. OOooo I like this dress! The bold colours are stunning and the jean jacket and belt add a nice touch!

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  29. what!! you thrifted this?! awesome job!
    ..now if only my thrift stores had awesome clothes haha

    www.unremittinglykel.blogspot.com

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  30. that is such a fun sheath dress! The cut looks simple, I'm sure it would be easy to have it tailored and really fit to flatter your tiny frame.

    Chic on the Cheap

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  31. The dress looks amazing with that jacket. Love it! Do check my blog; I've given you a blogaward. Wonderful day to you!

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  32. oh my what a gorgeous look! those colors look amazing on you! i love the simple shape of the dress and of course the belt! but what i love the most are the combination with those gorgeous neutral heels

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  33. aww you got a new header! love it, and love that major colorblock dress!

    p.s happy belated!!

    xo Carlina

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  34. DANG! those are gr8 thrift deals.
    ME like!!!

    ~IG2S
    www.brookescloset.net

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  35. Cute color block dress. Can't believe it's vintage.

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  36. This dress is a good find. I love thrifting! I mask bigness with my GAP jean jacket, cardigans or anything else I can find including belts.

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