Tuesday, July 20, 2010

it's a natural situation for a man to be free

I kind of (accidentally, of course) had an thrifting excursion today. I wound up with some terrific pieces, one of which is right here!

I wish I'd had this dress during the spring because it's the loveliest print for the beginning of the season. I added my special bubble effect with pins (prior to that it was ankle length) and cinched the waist with a belt and voila!



I am in love with dresses that have pockets - it's soooo handy!


dress - vintage
shoes - vintage Naturalizer
belt - vintage
headband - my own design


I wish I had more pictures of this outfit, but I was fiercely attacked by mosquitoes as soon as I stepped out of the car with my tripod. I braved the biting for a few minutes, but then I had to run, arms flailing and tripod in tow, back to the safety of my car.

I am so in love with this floral crown that on my trip today I stopped at the craft store for supplies to make one for fall...and now I am soooo inspired for fall-ness. I might make a DIY video for the headband...would that be cool?

Also, I'm glad to offer a 15% discount for my readers at the new boutique Spotted Moth (just enter the code FACTOR at checkout).


I just perused their site and am now officially in love with this coat...yes yes yes updated little Morton Salt Girl! Love it!


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20 comments

Ally said...

I love this outfit, but the flower wreath really makes it amazing!

Pixie Drive-In said...

I am so in love with how that skirt is pinned! Really pretty and adorable!

Susi said...

Lovely dress :) I love the frills on it.

Brea M. said...

You are gorgeous. I mean GORGEOUS.

and you look so mysteriously nymph-like. Like you should be frolicking in the forest with glittery eye-make-up and playing tricks on cute boys...hahaha.

But seriously, you are beautiful! and totally stunning!
and I love you girl!

Nefertiti said...

ta tenue fait tres fee nature ;O)

Jen said...

haha "Accidental" shopping trips are always the best. i adore this vintage dress on you so much. the floral and the detailing on the skirt portion is fantastic! :)

Carys said...

I bought a floral headband just like that yesterday, it looks lovely! And I want that coat!!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Shop T.O. Live said...

The head piece is gorgeous and it looks even more ethereal with that dress. You always find the most wonderful places for pictures - soo pretty.

ShopTOLive.ca

Sher said...

I'm always amazed when you do this bubble-like effect on your skirts! Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!

xx

Kelly said...

That hem is so pretty and interesting!!

wardrobeexperience said...

such a pretty thirft find... this dress is absolutly gorgeous!

www.wardrobexperience.blogspot.com

Imogen said...

Pretty dress and I adore your shoes. Your flower crown is so beautiful.

ash said...

what a beautiful crown..

WILDasaMINK said...

Hey--long time since I stopped by this here blog of yours...sorry, forgive me :(
So I'm definitely adoring what you did to this wonderful thrift store find. You're so freakin creative--that dress looks perfectly pinned into that bubble concoction, as if that's how you bought it. I love it!

... said...

I absolutely LOVE this look on you, it's such a pretty dress and the flower grown is adorable. You look seriously beautiful, Indy!

p.s very sorry for not stopping by as often, that's going to change I promise- I missed your originality!

Charlie said...

love the way you've pinned up the dress, it looks gorgeous!

xxx
Charlie
http://pinkwater-lily.blogspot.com/

Anna G said...

It's gorgeous. I love how you pinned the dress. It's look great outside against the trees and flowers.

xoxo said...

I love the dress it's so cute and it's funny that it used to be ankle :D who knew.
I think you should do a head band DIY for I also love flowery crowns.

Xoxo

Reina said...

oooooo!
i love the dress and belt outfit very much! and OMG i couldnt agree more that dresses with pockets rock! i dont generally carry around (or really own any!) fancy clutches or purses. honestly, if its a dress with pockets, its a deal-maker.

Lual said...

lovely dress. and also the shoes.

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