Tuesday, May 11, 2010

skyline pigeon

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This dress was originally a romper that I got at the flea market for $10. When I put it on, it looked completely ridiculous, like an outfit that I would be forced to wear working at a burger joint. I changed it to a dress and shortened it a bit, and I'm very happy with the final product! Worn in the last two pictures with an American Apparel cardigan. Please excuse my adorable flyaway hairs in the second to last picture!

Listening to: Here and There-Elton John. Favorite track: Bennie and the Jets. That's definitely my favorite song of his, ever.

I'm staying home from school today to get over a cold that hit me on Sunday. I've spent the day so far watching hours of Law and Order SVU and trying to get some sleep. I'm feeling much better though, so I'm going to venture over to my sewing table and tackle a strange vintage dress that I am changing. Happy Tuesday everyone!

ps. You can find this on Chictopia here and on Lookbook here. You can also follow my blog with Bloglovin if you wish!

23 comments:

Julie said...

I love that dress - you realy pull it off.

Julie@
http://yourstalkerslittlesister.blogspot.com/

The Fall said...

loving the dress and the bow, the lighting in these photos is just lovely

Nicole Jarecz said...

i really like the bow in your hair, super feminine.

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Georgia said...

Good call making the switch to a dress, I love the colour, so perfect for summer
And I wish I was there! Beats London's grey, trust me
It would be mine

Mindey said...

Beautiful! The dress looks really great on you.

Bub said...

hey dear, found your blog through chictopia and i really love this dress of yours. and your gorgeous in these pictures
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Lori said...

these photos are gorgeous, the lighting is amazing! i love your dress and your hair

Dylana Suarez said...

This dress is adorably chic!

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amanda said...

hello.
this is my first time to visit your blog. I love your dress

heart ya ♥ amanda
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Kasia said...

you look really cute!

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THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said...

Beautiful location....gorgeous post and great outfit!

CMA said...

GORGEOUS
that dress is absolutely fabulous, so chic
thanks for sharing as always
and i appreciate the sweet comments, means the world!

-cma
COSMICaroline.blogspot.com

KALIN said...

Cute photos!

xo
Kalin
www.neuterthis.com

rouli said...

amazing post girl!!!!!

cool outfit!!!!!!

love love love!!!!!!!

visit and join:))

kiss

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chaoskontrolowany said...

Wow, cute pics!;)

dotie said...

it's amazing what you did with the old romper..you certainly re-invented it into an adorable dress <3<3<3
well done!

eclectic du jour

Graham I. Haynes said...

Hope you're feeling better today... Or did you just mention the cold on your blog to cover your bases ;)

Anyway these photos came out so cool. Looks like the exposure setting was a bit higher and it made the colors blend into each other in a magical way.

emily viveur said...

gorgeous photos and i love the dress!

Fashion is a Playground said...

I really love those pics !

projectvee said...

very pretty dress - looks really good on you!

inge luciana said...

very pretty top, love the color so much!!
and i think, you will look better without the cardigan. anyway, love the beach, very amazing view!!

xoxo, ingeluciana.blogspot.com

Ali Skye said...

love this outfit!
the bow in your hair is so cute!! great idea changing the romper to a dress!!!!!!

xoxo
ali skye
aliskye.blogspot.com

Sweet Glow Beauty said...

Your pics are SO cute!

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