ball and biscuit


Outfit Details:
1990s long sleeve floral dress: thrifted
gray beanie: F21
leather belt: has lived in my closet ever since forever
lace up leather boots: thrifted

Weird weather today. Sunny one minute then cloudy the next. You can probably tell by the light in these photos! Excited to break out the lace up boots for fall. I found these at the Goodwill and almost had a heart attack. Definitely could not believe they were my size (although I had to scrape out the insides since they were super crumbly. A small price to pay)

PS Exciting news! Starting this month I have a vintage column on the Karmaloop ladies' blog! I'll post about vintage clothing tips and tricks every first Tuesday. Pretty neat stuff, huh? To read this month's post (Why Buying Vintage Clothing Rules) looky HERE!


  1. Wonderful dress! I love these photos, there is a sense of sadness but so beautiful.

  2. I love the masses of cactus'! You look beautiful, as always. x hivenn

  3. These photos are beautiful! You remind me of Keira Knightley in Edge of Love here! And those boots are just perfect!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

  4. This dress is so pretty! love it with the boots, what a find!



  5. Oh my, this outfit is perfection! I LOVE that dress! :)
    And woohoo, congrats on the column, I'll have to make sure to check it out :)

  6. cute beanie and those boots are so amazing!!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  7. Love that first photo! It should be framed.

    And omg I was hoping that perhaps you got those fabulous fall boots at Urban Outfitters or something and I could just hop on over there and pick up a pair for myself! That's pretty freaking awesome they were a Goodwill find. I wish I had your luck! xo

  8. beautiful photos! i'll have to check out your column. :)

  9. this shoot is straight out of an catalog-- i love it! and your karmaloop article is on point my dear. looking forward to checking ouit more of your writing. :)

  10. Wow. Just wow. Your outfit is a dream. Seriously. What a lucky find with those boots! I'm generally too icked out by second-hand shoes, but I have been scouring thrift stores for yearsss looking for the perfect pair of lace up leather boots. They're the only exception to my self-imposed rule.

  11. OMG those boots are amazing! And they look perfect with that dress. Love.

  12. Hey Ashley, could you show your lately varnish on nails but on external side of your hand please. I hope you not rapairing cars lately...kisses.

  13. Wow the print and cut of that dress is like a dream! Great find. Lovely blog as always x

  14. I adore your thrifted dress! So cute. And can't wait to start reading your posts regularly on karmaloop!

    xo Sherrie
    P.S. Enter our giveaway for a vintage Coach bag ;)
    Closet Hound

  15. rad dress! it's a beaut. and congrats on the karmaloop blog!

  16. Love the boots with this gorgeous dress!!!

  17. Awesome, lady. You look like you're in a Venetia Scott editorial in that second pic! And I love the dress+boots+toque combo!

  18. the short hair looks so great on you! ohmy, the short hair looks better on you than me, you are so pretty!


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