Retro, vintage, super girly find!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Apparently this is "Peach Week" because it's the second look in a row with such a random color.  But I just couldn't wait to show you the little score I found  recently at the Abbot Kinney Festival in the $5 bin.
I had it tailored to shorten the hem, and soften the shoulder pads. (Yes, those are softened!) I still wanted to keep a little structure because I think a strong shoulder is just so chic.
(And it helps to balance out a Latina booty, such as mine!)
I popped over to a friends house for dinner the other night, and not only caught the last remaining glimpse of sunlight, but a decorated out-of-use, front porch fountain that made me smile.
I was totally in love with the pockets in this little number and the tiny black polka dots. It felt so feminine that I couldn't resist a red lip, cat eye, and little lacy bow.
 And the shoes? Trusty Forever21 faves.
{Sigh} I'm such a sucker for retro, vintage, super girly finds. 
Check in tomorrow for a truly unbelievable makeup giveaway!! I'm not kidding.  It's good.

30 comments:

  1. dear friend, can we plan a vintage shopping date? your magic shopping skills would do wonders for my closet!
    love you madly!
    xo,
    sylvie of silver lining

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  2. Iove the dress and the way you styled it!!!

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  3. Love the dress, it's amazing! And that colour looks great on you!!

    xxx
    Vikki

    http://stylometre.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh,my...you looks amazing,just beyond beauty!!!

    Love,
    ***Violetta***

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  5. I legit LOVE this dress! Shortening the hem was a brilliant idea and makes it so current!! LOVE!

    Velvet Cupcakes

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  6. those are softened?! wow. I'd love to have the confidence to wear something that... strong :) You look beautiful, i love the pattern on the fabric.

    x

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  7. OMG perfection! This might be my fav yet!
    xo tash

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  8. such a lovely dress. I adore that light pink color. beautiful on you.

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  9. LOVE the dress!
    Looks great on you!
    & the shoes are cute too :)


    nicoleechelberger.blogspot.com

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  10. Pink looks great in you!^^

    xoxo Mery
    http://laalfombrainfrarroja.wordpress.com/

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  11. I am loving this outfit!!!
    The color looks great on you, so don't worry wear it as much as you wish!!!!
    xo
    www.joiedevivre-chiara.blogspot.com

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  12. wow you look stunning!







    http://loveislikeawar.blogspot.com

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  13. LOVE THIS! That dress is amazing! I love the little polka dots on it too! :) That color looks great on you too!

    I love the heels u paired w/ it as well! :)

    xx
    Jen

    http://belledecouture.blogspot.com

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  14. Hello gorgeous!

    You look amazing and this color suits you so well! I am crazy about to wear it in the summer that is coming here :)

    Thanks so much for your love in my blog, it means the world for me :)

    all my love back,
    Kira

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  15. wow what a great find! it looks like you were taken back from time i love it


    stop by sometime <3
    http://passportglamour.blogspot.com

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  16. i loved the dress and now that i see the polka dots,even better! nice find ;))

    brit
    www.wewhoshop.wordpress.com

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  17. Just gorgeous! I love the shoulders. And the lace bow, how cute! I have honestly never bought a single thing from Forever 21 (I've only been in the store once!) but I always see fashion bloggers with the greatest finds. I'll have to give it another shot sometime.

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  18. Gorgeous dress!!! Gah I love bargains... I'm going to post an altered second-hand dress soon... oh, how I love gorgeous finds :) Good for the environment too!

    fifitrixiesorbit.blogspot.com

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  19. I love this. I want a classic look like this too.

    -Sherine
    sherinethegirl.blogspot.com

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  20. you're a retro queen!|!
    thank you for passing by and leaving your sweet comment! it means a lot for me! there's give away on my blog - come and enter!!! :D

    xoxo from rome
    K.
    http://kcomekarolina.blogspot.com/

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  21. I love the dress! Yay!
    And I can't believe the shoes are from Forever21, I cannot wait till they get a store in London, a bit closer to me :o)
    Have a great weekend
    <3 Nicole Lisa
    http://www.blushcode.com/

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  22. You rock the red lip - it makes the outfit!

    Bailey
    traveling-anchor.blogspot.com

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  23. This is a great find! I'm loving the color, and you pull off the shoulder pads really well. Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting on my blog, come back any time :) Yours is lovely!

    <3 Alison Vandenburgh
    alisonscampusfashion.blogspot.com

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  24. Oh my gosh that dress is fabulous!! I haven't been out to check out Abbot Kinney yet, I so badly want to though. I adore your blog and I'm following it now.

    xoxo,
    Jen
    The Haute Road

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  25. that dress is absolutely ADORABLE. love it!

    love always,
    laken
    http://chaitealattefashion.blogspot.com

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  26. The dress is adorable...love everything about it...the color, the cloth...and it fits you perfectly!!!! plus you look gorgeous with it!!!

    Kisses
    Sweet
    PensandLens

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  27. Just wanted you to know that your blog is lovely. Your style is amazing. I am happy your stumbled across my blog!
    www.wearandwhen.blogspot.com

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  28. love it! and you look great =)





    http://www.thecherryblossomgirl.com/

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