Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Back When The Sun Was Still Smiling




Polka Dot Dress - Ramona West Vintage, Bib Necklace - courtesy of ModCloth, Shoes - Salvatore Ferragamo

I threw this dress on this past Friday, the day before the gloomy skies and rain came. It was a perfect day that started off with a long late morning bike ride and then Mexican food for lunch. Weekends are the bomb, especially when the sun is shining and I can wear dresses like this vintage brown polka dot one without a sweater on. Don't get me wrong though. I am totally loving the crazy weather we are having right now, including the sporadic hail knocking on my window. Even the grumbling thunder is beginning to feel like a good friend. The streets look saturated and clean, and the atmosphere is so cozy. It reminds me that Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. If I had it my way, this holiday season would last forever and ever and ever. I picked up this bib necklace from Modcloth because I needed something to dress up my basic crew necked things. After I put this dress on, I felt that it needed a little something extra, and this necklace was just the thing. And I can always rely on my Salvatore Ferragamo Vara pumps to keep my feet looking classic, cool, and comfortable no matter what I wear. When a shoe has the three C's on its repertoire, that's all you really need.

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74 comments:

--Sanam-- said...

I love that dress :D


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Victoria said...

you look always so beautiful :) i love this dress!

Marloes. said...

lovely dress!

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Georgia said...

You look lovely! A beautifully classic look
It would be mine

Violet said...

simple and cute!

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Vi from Cali

Fashion Smajlik Blog said...

love your dress

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Agitarsi said...

Gorgeous dress!

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Fatiha Faulzi said...

So jealous of those ballerina flats... Been saving up for it.

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plentyforpennies said...

Great look...right out of the 50's. I love it!

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msSM said...

Yes Mr Ferragamo will always assure your feet are classic, cool, and comfortable... the man is a genius!

fashion nightmare said...

beautiful dress !

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Taylor Sterling said...

I am on the hunt for a polka dot dress! I love this one. Esp with the flats!! Beautiful!

Francesca said...

ur sister wore a similar dress in her last post! love both of them. love ur lip color too!

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Pawi Macarena said...

aw Dear, you look so sweet. As always, I think it's obvious you are going to look sweet cause you are. hahaha :)
that dress fit you completely, it was made for you!
Have a nice day!
Kisses and Love.
Pawi.

ilsteviewonder said...

I love that dress!! you look so pretty! :D

ediot said...

what a nice dress-and oh that necklace- SO nice
hope youre having a great week

xx

kim said...

you look lovely, the dress is fantastic and the necklace looks amazing with it.


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Bog-Bog said...

Oh, what a lovely dress!

Roo Paprika said...

That bib necklace is just gorgeous and I am always such a sucker for polka dots

Anna said...

Beautiful dress! You look amazing.

j calhoun said...

ur necklace is just beautiful!!!!

LOVE julia
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Angela said...

beautiful dress..i haven't been on modcloth in a long time..I think I need take a quick look..xx

ROBINE said...

Beautiful dear!

* said...

Great classic pieces paired together - can't go wrong with polka dots and ferragamos!

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fashion clocked said...

the polka dot dress is so simple and perfect- i absolutely adore it, the pumps and necklace are perfect accompaniments! You look gorgeous....the weather here is not so hot either....Would love you to stop by . katie.xxx

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Tugba said...

Ooo u look sooooo cute :)

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Jay said...

Classic and cute!! :)

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Violetta E. said...

<3

feli said...

lovely

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natalie said...

Love the polka dots! And the necklace and shoes. :) I definitely cannot wait for Thanksgiving and Christmas to arrive yet again!

coco said...

Adorable dress! And I love the bib necklace :}


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PUNKIE said...

wonderful! love the dress and the simple way you've worn it!

Natalie Suarez said...

so so cute! i love the bib necklace!

natalie

Marina said...

these shoes are so cute! I like it)
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vogueish said...

you look lovely....the bib necklace is the cherry on the icing....and of course..love the ferragamos....
much love..
bisous...bisous...!!!!

bravegrrl said...

you look so cute in polka dots!

Natassia Lea said...

Love the flats! and the dress too.

assonnata said...

perfect shoes, lovely necklace, great outfit

paperheart said...

gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous :) so simple and elegant! i love the look of black and gold together and those shoes are to die for <33

mikala said...

great look! the dress is beautiful and necklace is gorgeous! love it!

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Victoria said...

You are STUNNING !

M said...

i love your dress
kisses

Lindsay LeBoyer said...

I love the polka dot dress! You are right, the necklace is a perfect touch!

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Briana Le & Merissa Ren said...

love the 60's silhouette. the necklace works perfectly against the pattern. you are pretty.

xxmerissa
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Star-Light said...

lovely outfit :)

Enamodeuse said...

Love the dot dress! Cute outfit;)

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Closet Fashionista said...

I looove those flats!!! :D
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Mila said...

I am pretty much obsessed with dots.So thumbs up for the dress :)
<3

irina said...

love polka dots, looks great on you! pretty shoes!

brunatreme said...

This dress is so beautiful and I love the necklace <33

ps: I'm promoting a nail polish giveaway in my blog, if you're interested : http://pantsandpictures.blogspot.com/2010/10/halloween-giveaway.html

xoxo, Bruna

Flashes of Style said...

Oh my! this dress is just so elegant. I love it <3

Joon. said...

I love this dress. It's so perfect.





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dishly said...

what an adooraable outfit :) you look so cute! esp with that necklaccee

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Luci Ana said...

I'm so in love with you dress. gorgeous!

Destined For Now said...

Shift dress are amazing...a polka dot one...I'm in love.

Jessica said...

i love your idea to put on a necklace to your polka dots dress.
so the dress doesnt look too plain. love it!
and salvatore ferragamo shoes are to die for.


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MELISSA Z. said...

amazing dress and very nice necklace!

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Susan said...

so classy & fabulous! :)
xoxo

moded'amour said...

beautiful!

daisychain said...

that is such a lovely dress x

Cate.B said...

it it vintage? your dress? beautiful!

Marta said...

gorgeous vintage dress!

Lucy said...

Great dress!!

fashionist__ahead said...

i love your dress...
:D

BM said...

love the polkadots. kinda like your sister's post but you both have your ownm unique style :)

BM

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behindblueeyes said...

You look amazing! dress is simple but so chic

Marina said...

great photos!)))
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Violetta E. said...

yes!
i love u ^^

Natasha said...

love the contrast of the dress material and the necklace. super!!

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Among the Willows said...

these are such warm pictures!!!

Francesca C said...

wowwwwww great shoes!!!!!

Patricia Nicolas said...

love the dress, amazing !!! .) PATRICIA

Francheska said...

hahah I already said this to Nathalie... but polka dots are back babyyyy :) x

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