Thursday, April 9, 2009

Hat, Meet Blouse.

I hit a kind of jackpot yesterday. You'll see a few of the scored items over at the etsy, but this one I had to keep for myself. I grabbed this little blouse last minute, and I am now almost heartbroken when I think that I almost left it behind. It's the prettiest little silk blouse, with a fantastic shape and buttons! And a pleated collar with a tie!






It is very possible that I have been waiting for this blouse for my entire life. And it was only...I am allowed to brag...five dollars. I spend more than that on silly candies! I am delighted, and as a blessing, it is warm and sunny today (it snow flurried yesterday, the ultimate insult) so the skin on your arms may be happy when it meets the sun--and other pretentious statements like that.

I am also doing quite well at wearing this hat every sunny day thus far. Apologies, my DIY boater hat is sitting neglected. I forgot to take pictures of it, and I am too tired to do so. Also, I am promised sandwiches.

51 comments:

  1. oh it's beautiful! feel the jealousy... ;-D

    xxxc

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  2. I like it with the jeans; keeps it from being overly femme-y. And I love the hat. It makes me think of Zelda Fitzgerald

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  3. thanks for the link to our paisleypetunia blog! I will add you to our Blogs. We. Love. list - i love your style and pics!

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  4. Stunning outfit and photos!! Oh, I am so in love with the pleated collar of your blouse.

    I envy people who can pull off hats. Yours is loverly.

    And I wanted to thank you for all your nice comments on my blog! It makes me so incredibly happy that you visit. Super smiley face.

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  5. I love hats. You look wonderful.

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  6. The hat and the blouse are both gorgeous!

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  7. Very cute blouse indeed! Love your little hat too! xxoxoxo

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  8. So pretty! f.y.i. your etsy shop link on this post did not work. :-)

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  9. it's really quite beaaautiful:)

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  10. Oh Doll, I ADORE that outfit :D Simple, versatile, and still so very very YOU. Also, I want to steal your hat :D That blouse is adorable too, I feel the same way about my pink one, which is similar!

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  11. oh goodness, it's perfect! I am so jealous :o And the hat too!

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  12. I love that blouse! What a great buy.
    I'm finding that a good blouse is actually a lot harder to find than what I expected.

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  13. Hi, I'm new to your blog and it's adorable. My name is Laura and I'm studying in Paris.
    That blouse is to die for. It's so beautiful, I'm glad you're keeping it! Also, I've been looking for the perfect boater, but for some reason it hasn't really hit Paris yet.

    I'm new to this vintage community & just opened my etsy store. I'm trying to make new friend, so if you have a chance, check out my blog:
    http://marikoamie.blogspot.com

    Cheers!

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  14. you're always so perfectly put together! that hat is amazing! you look awesome!!!

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  15. pretty pretty! and i dont know if i have said this already, but you have a beautiful complexion!

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  16. this blouse is so darling :)

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  17. The tie is so lovely! I love it when you can find something amazing like that at such a great deal. Cool hat, too.

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  18. That blouse is lovely! The hat too is such a nice touch.

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  19. The blouse is really pretty on you, great find!

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  20. Found you on bloglovin' today, and just wanted to say I am loving your blog and am your new follower :)

    xx

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  21. lovely blouse, lovely photo... and I adore the new blog banner.

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  22. your blouse is lovely! i never seem to find blouses that fit me...i like your hat, too! im looking for either a boater hat(comme marc jacobs), or a cloche.

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  23. lovely blouse, well done!

    I have that straw hat you are wearing. Isn't it great?! It's my new favorite!

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  24. Cute! And I am terribly jealous that you found it at such a low price.

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  25. love your blog, love your style, very nice!!
    greetings from Georgia:)))

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  26. i have that hat!
    that blouse is gorgeous, especially the little pleats...
    -indigo

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  27. Oh gosh you're just gorgeous aren't you. I love your blog.

    Stop by me sometime. :)

    ♥ Morena

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  28. Oh I tell you! If that purple dress was in my size... what a dream.

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  29. Love that hat! My twenty something daughter would too.

    I'm "surfing" by to make you an offer. Please go here: http://busyminnesotamama.blogspot.com/ to check it out. You won't be disappointed.
    Thanks, Verna

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  30. How sweet - lovely words, I totally get that feeling too when you think about how close you were to NOT having it :) I usually get like that on eBay! You look lovely my dear and those pants are oh so flattering!

    *Lusty*

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  31. your hat is very adoreable dear ;)

    xo

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  32. You have a very nice blog, we love the sophisticated look of it.
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  33. Lovely blog! I really enjoy it! :) Thanks for happiness.

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  34. That blouse is gorgeous. I'm glad it's found a good home!

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  35. your blog and your sense of style are beautiful :) xo

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  36. your hat is so very very cute! i would like to get one like that too!

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  37. you look so gorgeous with that hat and blouse :D i love your sense of fashion. you really know how to make things look right.

    hugs <3

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  38. Hi your outfit is pretty...I really love this kind of vintage.I'd love wearing this kind of clothes...but for moment I have just few shoes inspired from vintage stuff.(take a look if you have time to my blog http://upper-b-side.hautetfort.com)
    Keep go on because it's very good!

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  39. That blouse is too perfect! I love it with the jeans - it's so hard for me to find a pair that not only fits well but is the right length.

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  40. i really like your blog!
    and i La-HUV that hat!
    urban?

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  41. lovely :) i like your style.

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