Saturday, May 22, 2010

until then I'll sing my song

I went to the Farmer's Market today and bought the most delicious home made mustard...I'm dreaming of it as we speak. Lately, for spring I've been wanting light, floaty silhouettes and pastels, but I put this dress on and everything else just fell into place.

This is the dress I modified with pins, and I really like the bubbley tiered effect it makes. I love this straw's a good place holder until I find a straw boater...

dress - vintage
shoes - Mossimo
hat - vintage
purse - vintage
bracelet - vintage

I loved American Girl books when I was growing up, and my favorite series was the Felicity series. This cardinal charm reminded me of the sampler she makes with the saying "Faithful Friends Forever Be."

I've got the most fantastic antique store finds and I'm itching to wear them...but I'm trying to resist at least until Memorial Day weekend...


Poppy said...

Ooh I love what you've done with the hem on your dress!
In regards to your hat hunting, I was going to suggest Primark because they have loads of straw boaters in at the moment...but then I remembered you're in the States.
So just ignore me. ^_^
Oh and thank you for the comment on my blog too!

tess said...

oo homemade mustard? yum. I love all things mustard as you know, both the condiment and the color ;)

love love love this outfit, the black boater is so cute and I love the shape of the dress at the bottom

Pixie Drive-In said...

Such a cute dress. I love it with the hat! And I also really loved the Felicity books growing up. The cardinal is so her!

S and O said...

that dress is so pretty on you!
I love the print :)
have a great weekend!

wardrobeexperience said...

beautiful dress and amazing bag!
: )


bekster said...

Your stuff is so vinatge-y
I lovelovelove this :)

check out. follow(if you want) my blog? :)

Mayra,mommy to Pooh Bear said...

What a gorgeous outfit. From the hat to the heels, great colors !

You look so pretty!

Never tasted homemade mustard, now added to my list 1000 things to try. =)

Can't wait to see your finds!!

Have a lovely weekend.

inge luciana said...

thanks for your nice comment in my blog. yes!! you really know what i'm feeling! ^^
anyway, love the flower dress and you combine very well. love the hat too..


akaCola said...

your dress is the cutest!! and I absolutely love your bag!! great background

Annabel said...

I love the way you styled the dress with the wedges!

Miri said...

I love pinning the bottoms of my dresses to create a totally different look! Cute shoes =)

Juliet said...

Oh god!
I love your dress!
you look so beautiful!

xxx darling!

michelle_ said...

i love this vintage look very much on you indy ! :)

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Sara Lynn said...

I love what you did to your dress, it looks so cute :)

Helen said...

yes there are lots of straw boaters in the shops in england at the moment but i guess that isn't much help for you! unless maybe you looked on ebay? that hat is really cute anyhow.

Sher said...

Wow, this might be one of my most favourite outfits on you! I love the dress and the hat, they're so so wonderful:)


styleforlife said...

Incredible shoot and love the amazing vintage finds. XO Emily from EL Vintage

PS- Come follow me too...:-)

Fashion is a Playground said...

You're so lovely, I love the hat !

Becky said...

I love your hat and that bracelet charm!

Lisa Lisa Lisa said...

Oooh I really like your entire outfit. It is so cute. I have a penchant for vintage (anything really) dresses. And this post is hitting the spot!

Love the bag in the last picture. It is beautiful! Do you know the history on it?

Dylana Suarez said...

I am so in love with your style!

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