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Tuesday, April 15

Graphic Print Round-Up

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I don’t know about you, but every time I do a little online browsing all I see are bold graphic prints, and I kinda like it! I know they look more modern than retro, but I have always liked the combination of modern prints with a vintage styled dress, or a vintage pattern with a more modern cut of frock. As someone who has been known to rock three different prints in the same outfit, I am very inspired by these designs. As a matter of fact, I purchased one of the dresses seen below. Can you guess which one it is?

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Geometric HERE

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Stripes & Diamonds HERE

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Multicolored Hexagons HERE

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Hot Air Balloon HERE

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Hexagons HERE

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Gio Geometric HERE

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Bold Tapestry HERE

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Kaleidoscope HERE

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Black & White HERE. Yellow & Pink HERE

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Colorful Angles HERE

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Thursday, April 10

What To Wear To A Spring/Summer Wedding

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I love going to weddings! First of all I enjoy celebrating any two people finding love. Then you have the gourmet food, the cocktails, the flowers, and the dancing! I love to dance and don’t get to do it as much as I would like. But mostly I just need any excuse to put on a gorgeous new gown. I put together a round-up of my favorite dresses that I think are perfect for the upcoming season. You will notice they are all brightly colored. That is because I don’t really like wearing a black dress at a wedding. Oh sure, there are plenty of people who wear them, and I think it is an acceptable choice. But for something as lighthearted as a wedding, I think it is better to go with a color instead the dreariness of black.

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Monday, April 7

Vintage Wedding Dress Round-Up

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When I got married 14 years ago, shopping for my wedding dress was one of the things I enjoyed the most. I had it in my head that I wanted a Vera Wang, so off we went to Barneys to see if any of them were “the one”. I knew I was having a beach wedding so I didn’t want a full princess dress, but I also didn’t want something casual either- like a slip dress which was very trendy at the time. I ended up getting an a-line lace dress with a skirt that was full on the bottom but was quite tight at the top. It had two spaghetti straps to keep the girls up, and a fingertip length vail. To this day I still love that dress. Though it wasn’t a vintage dress I felt it had a nod to classic glamour and made me feel as beautiful as Audrey Hepburn.

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Monday, March 31

Three Spring Dresses

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I’ve been doing some shopping online and decided to show you dolls three new dresses I purchased via ModCloth. Here is the video explanation of the outfits:

Here are the links to the items seen in the video:

Outfit 1

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High Socie-tea Dress (HERE)
*Note: I normally wear a size 6 and due to the description I decided to purchase a size L. I ended up having to take the dress in at the bust, so I would purchase the size you normally wear, unless you are quite busty.

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Rosita Heel (HERE)

 

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Seanna Sunglasses in Gold (HERE)

Outfit 2

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Among The Fronds Dress (HERE)

black tstrap espadrilles

Original shoes are sold out, but these are very similar. (HERE)

Outfit Three

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Conference Confidence Dress (HERE)

rose gold shoes

Go For The Rose Gold Flat (HERE)

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Original shoes are sold out, but these are quite similar and they are on sale! (HERE)

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Monday, March 17

A Walk In The Park

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There is just something so classic about polka dots, especially in navy blue. So when I saw Trashy Diva’s spring collection entitled, “Big Polka” I was instantly smitten. What isn’t to love about this 40s and 50s inspired grouping?

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