1.12.2012

you're so down home

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Outfit Details: 
Vintage scarf: thrifted
Vintage knit cardigan: pile sale
1970s floral dress: pile sale
Belle by Sigerson Morrison nude flats: C/O Rue La La


A secret: I always have to wear a jacket or cardigan with this dress because the armpits are shredded and the top side seam is coming undone. I'll probably have to make it into a tie strap sundress one of these days which I'm not psyched about. I have a weird thing where I don't like to wear strappy tops or dresses or even sleeveless tops or dresses. Gimme that short sleeve!

Anyone else have any strange clothing rules they stick to?

23 comments:

  1. I'm the exact same way with sleeves...they're just so important!

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  2. Such dreamy, sweet, mellow colors. You look lovely.
    XOXO

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  3. Yeah, I never wear anything with a really low back, or cutouts in the back or strappy tanks. I guess that's weird cause I grew up dancing and was always in leotards, but now I don't do it. For some reason it makes me feel naked, though I could wear something low cut in the front and not feel that way at all.

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  4. the cardigan and the scarf on your head are so cute!! you look like you belong in the twenties or something :)
    i love it


    Escape

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  5. Sooo pretty! And that is so funny! I can't think of any weird rules at the moment but I'm sure I have some...
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  6. Derr. Pants with long shirts. I have massive hips for someone my height so I like to hide them.
    ALSO I LOVE THAT CARDIGAN. You always have the best layers.

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  7. What a pretty print on the dress!

    Enter my Leuer earring giveaway:

    http://brileeo.blogspot.com/2012/01/color-crush-giveaway.html

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  8. You look so pretty! I love the freshness that comes out of this outfit. I can't wait for spring! Thanks for cheering me up, NY is so gloomy today :(

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  9. i love how spring this dress is! my favorite shade of pink and florals!


    http://underthefluorescents.blogspot.com/

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  10. Such a gorgeous color and print - just beautiful :)
    I am a bit ambiguous towards spaghetti straps and short skirts but every once in a while I'll break those self-imposed fashion rules :)

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  11. I also have an issue with sleeveless things! It's not even that I'm subconscious about my arms... it really just is a weird thing. Ha!

    Anyway, I love your hair this short!

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  12. awww, hi, pretty girl! You're looking prettier than ever. How are you? :D

    love, polly

    XO

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  13. the cardi looks so warm!


    xoxo from rome
    K.
    http://kcomekarolina.com/

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  14. I don't like dark top, when the bottom is light. I have a feeling that my legs are shorter because of that. But I accept such look in other people.
    :)))

    ps.Some new years photos on my blog. :)

    xxx

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  15. love this soft and feminine look

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  16. i feel the same way about dressed and tops. i used to be super crazy about it, but it's gotten a little better.
    you remind me of zelda fitzgerald.

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  17. That scarf is so pretty with your short hair. and YES, I definitely have a thing for sleeves.

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  18. I'm not crazy about spaghetti straps either, now that I think about it...

    The print of that dress is amazing, though!! It deserves to be worn despite its flaws :)

    And, more importantly, you look so gorgeous here, Ashley <3

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  19. I just wish they made more dresses with mid-length/long sleeves so I wouldn't have to disappear under several sweaters every winter. And yeah, high school ruined spaghetti straps for me. But once in a while is fine... do it!

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  20. Love the floral dress, the color is so flattering on you! What exactly is a pile sale?! If that is where you got these, I want to go to one!

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