12.27.2011

some enchanted evening

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Outfit Details:
Dress: Asos
Stockings: C/O Falke
Flats: Target
Headband: F21


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Just realized that this entire outfit is made up completely non thrifted items. Weird! Anyway, this is what I wore on Christmas Eve. It was pretty low key (my family doesn't really do much on Christmas Eve), Grant and I exchanged presents, hopped on over to Balboa to take a stroll and look at the lights, ate some Thai Food, and then finished up the night by watching a little Home Alone 2.

But to rewind a bit, while Grant and I were walking around Balboa we saw the MOST ridiculous dog ever. It was a white teacup breed with silky long hair that had not only some sort of pearl tiara atop its head, but was also decked out in a  red velvet Christmas dress.

It was also being pushed around in a dog stroller.

Welcome to Orange County.


20 comments:

  1. Christmas Eve is the most important moment of the Polish Christmas. I guess that no other country has this kind of tradition.
    And you you looked great. Contrasting tights are a great accent to "polite" dress.

    Happy New Year Ashley!!!
    xxx

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  2. Dogs in red dresses and tiaras? Well, I guess if you're gonna do tacky, you might as well go all out and be the best, I mean tackiest! I kind of admire the commitment, though; too many people half-assing it these days.

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  3. this is one of my favourite outfits of yours! you look so cute and classy but totally not overdone:) love the shade f your tights!

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  4. Perfect Christmas outfit post, especially the tights :) LOVE!
    I am grew up in Orange County so I've seen a few of those, it's ridiculous haha.

    Hope you had a lovely Christmas!

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  5. Oh dogs. Once I worked in a shop where I taught people to make jewellery. Some woman came in with her pet rat--ahem, chihuahua, and proceeded to make it a collar out of pink swarovski crystals to the tune of $120.

    Love the Christmas Eve look... short skirts and a sparkly head are where it's at!

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  6. this is one of the cutest outfits! i love how you paired it a bright colored tights! <3 happy holidays to you dear! :D
    Rovie, The Bargain Doll

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  7. You're so pretty! Gaaaah! :)

    Belated Merry Christmas and advance Happy New Year! ;)

    Love love love!

    http://angelandaluz.tumblr.com

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  8. beautiful holiday outfit and great photos

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  9. love your holiday outfit! those dog strollers are hilarious!

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  10. What delightful Christmas lights :) & I can't wait to visit the O.C. someday so I can appeal to the weirdness lol

    I also bought a F21 headband but having some trouble trying to style it

    xx

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  11. that dog sounds utterly ridiculous. kind of in love with this outfit. i was surprised to see it wasn't all thrifted too!
    i'm pretty sure you could wear a potato sack and make it look killer.

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  12. Love this dress on you, the colored tights make it even cuter :)

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  13. In the last picture the sand sort of looks like snow which is really pretty. Your outfit is obviously perfect (I got a dress like that too, I'd been coveting it foreeevvverrr).
    I'm really just so confused by people who dress dogs and push them in strollers...its creepy...like kids on leashes.

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  14. Super cute! I've been really into collars peeking out of sweaters and dresses lately so your outfit is right up my alley. The mint green tights add a great twist. I love all the pretty lights in your photos too.
    XOXO

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  15. Love your Christmas Eve outfit! The dress is amazing (and reminds me of Wednesday's dress, which is good for me!) and I love the color of your tights.
    Lol, poor dog :)
    Life is a romantic poem

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  16. Love those green tights... They're so much fun & they look so great on you!

    FJM

    x

    http://flapjackmelody.blogspot.com

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  17. you look very Parisian chic! Gorgeous. And the golden light! So beautiful.

    What presents did yourself and Grant exchange?

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  18. yeah, dogs in strollers are always rather creepy, i agree. i saw one in a baby sling once, that was pretty funny.

    ...and your teal tights are the perfect pop of color. happy new year my dear!

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