Thursday, June 10, 2010

New Vintage Shoes

Last night was a date night to celebrate Alaric being done with his classes. We decided to walk to the destination. When we passed by The Church of the Immaculate Conception I thought it would be a good spot to take pictures.
dress: crimson & clover
I've posted this dress before but I just can't stop wearing it. It is definitely one of my favorite pieces. When I'm going out and completely out of ideas and everything I try on is blah I put this dress on and feel instantly put together.
everything thrifted at various shops
Alaric's blazer was only 50 cents. Party in da club.
I was sure these pictures turned out ok but I probably should have used flash in retrospect. I decided to make them a little smaller to negate the  blurred out and flash bombed look.
close-up of vintage golfer shoes
 dress and shoes: thrift town, shorts: crimson and clover
I decided to be adventurous and bring the tripod for a change of scenery. I wore this blouse to match the shine and color of my new vintage shoes which I'm quite taken with. 
These vintage flats were only $2.
dress and shoes: thrifted
Bea totally wore herself out at the park today playing with her friends. She's had quite an exciting couple of days including a sleepover with her cousin. She is turning out to be so gregarious, always talking about her little friends. She even has a "happy dance" which I have yet to capture on video.


  1. I just came across your blog accidentally, and I just love it!! Every outfit you wear is great! I love how stylish you are, seriously you are my hero in that department! Anyway just wanted to drop a comment to tell you that. :)

  2. Well for starters, you are a babe and a half and your hubby is handsome! yup. night photography is so difficult. the flash washes you out when you use it.
    For finishers, those $2 shoes was money well spent. Charm school.

  3. That blouse is so pretty!!! So is the dress!! The vintage store you shop at seems like a great place. Congratulations on Alaric finishing school and your cute date!

  4. You wear ruffles so well!

    Night photography is tough. You'd have to use a tripod to keep back the blurriness without a flash.

  5. I love your golfing shoes so much!!!!! Both those outfits are lovely!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

  6. Great outfit shots and shoes, especially the golf shoes! You are obviously gived at thrifting!

  7. That red dress is great - it looks fantastic on you and the cut and color are amazing. And $2 vintage flats?! You know where to shop!

    xoxo ~ Courtney

  8. Red dress: absolutely brilliant. I know what you mean about having something you need for when you feel "blah" and then feeling absolutely put together in it.

    Aleric's outfit is so darn cool too. You totally inspire me to dress my husband up more!!

    And I love the last shot of Bea in her stroller!! Would love to see the happy dance!

    Heart: ME

  9. The red dress is great. I am loving your ruffled blouse and excellent shoe find in the last shots.

  10. love those vintage shoes! i recently got a 60s one :D

    {no, it's not about birds}

  11. I love your outfit! It's so gorgeous!!!!!!

    Both of them anyways. So pretty.

  12. Congrats to Alaric! Wow that red dress is stunning, and I love the vintage golfer shoes!

  13. cute shoes...

    wanna exchange link and or follow me??

  14. that dress, those shoes, that blouse!

  15. We are study art, so we are used to projects like that :)

    and I like your white blouse !

    Siel x

  16. The loafers are so pretty :) loving your dog as well :) the ruffles in the shirt i totally heart :)

  17. LOVE that white ruffle blouse:) so pretty!

  18. Amazing shoes (both of them!) And I just love the ruffles on your blouse

    -Shoeless Simone

  19. I love vintage shoes like that! I really need to go buy some..[:

  20. That red dress is a stunner. It really is an outfit all by itself. The shorts outfit is my favorite though. It is chic and whimsical at the same time. That's a great mix if you ask me.

  21. That red dress is amazing! And your blouse is so pretty too!

    Ce qui m'inspire

  22. LOVE the red dress, looks so amazing on you!! The flats are fabulous. The cut out pattern is so unique, great find!!!

  23. LOVE these photos! That red dress is absolutely is such a great color on you :]

  24. You make me actually want to wear shorts! That outfit is total perfection.

  25. fantastic red dress, you look amazing! your second outfit is great too, lovely shoes! :) your little girl is adorable!


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