Tuesday, July 28, 2009

When the Summer Comes.

Despite all those words I spent aching for summer, I think it's here and I'm a little bit hot. It's been really humid for a few days, but beggars can't be choosers, so I'm attempting to make the best of it! Sadly, work and all sorts of other activities like banks and post offices make lounging around the pool a rarity!






I finally altered that second dress, with the help of my mother by sewing some inserts into the sides so I could have some breathing room. This dress has easily become one of my favorites, even though I keep myself from wearing it every day. Long dresses allow a kind of weird freedom that I find is lacking in their mini compatriots. It might just be this one though, that allows for sitting in any position because of it's multitude of fabric in the skirts.

Most of the time though, being in the humidity makes me do this:

57 comments:

  1. that second dress is beautiful. i love the detailing on the bodice. lovely!

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  2. omg the second dress is perfect summer hippieness

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  3. I adore this dress. I mean I want to bear it's children!

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  4. Aww you're absolutely beautiful in those!

    And I agree with the flopping over. :(

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  5. Lovely pale pastels in the first outfit, and glad you got around to altering that dress its so great. I've been floppng over too it is a heatwave and breaking records in my city!

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  6. Love the second dress! You look beautiful!! The clip is very funny! Reminds me of something my cat would do!:):)

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  7. That's great detail on the bodice of the dress.

    I love your cat flop video. That's a good way to think of being in humidity.

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  8. That dress is gorgeous!

    And the kitty flop is too cute!

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  9. You look truly gorgeous in the second dress, love how your hair falls around you:) So whimsical.

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  10. I adore the first outfit! The colors are soft and very pretty.
    Ah, yes. Humidity is a curse! Luckily we don't really have it over here in the northwest.

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  11. hehehe!!! that video is soo cute!!
    Believe me, thats how I feel in the heat as well.
    I adore your dress. The fabric is so beautiful!
    x
    Saorise

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  12. The combination of colored patterns in the second dress is very pretty. Where did you happen to find it??

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  13. I love love love that second dress. It's lovely that you added the extra fabric. I don't think I would have really noticed if it wasn't pointed out.
    Hope you're alright and find a very large comfy chair and a cool room!

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  14. i love the freedom of long dress as well. and i DETEST the summer! i admire you for still wearing tights in the heat & humidity. :)

    the pattern on the inserts is really cute, it goes well!

    erin

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  15. Thanks all <33!!

    Vagabond: I picked it up last summer at a local jewelry store--she also sells vintage clothing :) I found the inserted fabric at JoAnne's!

    Erin: Not actually wearing tights or stockings :D Last year I still wore them, because I was self conscious about my legs, but this year I haven't worn them for the summer! I get a lot of people asking me what color they are though, which is quite funny :D

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  16. Haha, that little cat video is cute :) I really like the skirt you are wearing in the first picture

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  17. i wish we had humidity here :( where has the english summer gone?! your outfits are all lovely

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  18. 1st outfit. Shoes? I would like to purchase them for myself in black.

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  19. great photos.
    i love your skirt.
    amazing blog.

    xoxo
    http://zebratrash.blogspot.com/

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  20. that dress is a work of art. long dresses are nice because you don't have to worry everytime you sit down or bend over.
    -indigo

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  21. I love the color combination in the first outfit and the details on the dress in the 2nd. I wish I could get up the courage to wear longer dresses. I'm just too insistent that they make my legs look stubby.

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  22. oh i love both outfits :D you have such a knack for color combinations!

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  23. mmm, love that last dress. and your hair, as usual, is perfection.

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  24. cat video - lol. i gotta agree with you on what long dresses offer. this coming from a tomboy like me. they're girly in an ungirly way - which suits me just right. hope i make sense, lol.

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  25. Beautiful dress! And that cat clip is hilarious!

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  26. BEautiful photos :) I love dresses in the summer, especially here.. the heat can get unbearable!

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  28. that dress is breaaath-taking! you are so gorgeous!

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  29. Beautiful dress - I do love your style. That cat is the funniest thing!

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  30. both of these are marvelous. everyone else has said what needs to be said about the detailing and the bodice and how gorgeous and whimsical it is. :)
    x
    ps- you've been tagged

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  31. Oh, the first outfit is so gorgeous! I love how it looks with your pale skin. You really have a beautiful skin tone.

    Oh and also, there is an award for you on my latest blog post, called "the lemonade stand". Your blog (and you of course) is one of the most inspiring I know of. So you were one of the chosen ones with no doubt :) <3

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  32. Love the cardigan in the first pic and your hair in the third!

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  33. I just posted a little thing about your blog in mine. Have a great day!

    <3

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  34. Haha, the video made me laugh :) Beautiful outfits!

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  35. pretty outfits! i love what you did with the pastels in the first one, and i can see why the dress is one of your favorites!

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  36. Sweet looks. I like all the soft tones in the first one. The cat collapsing is hilarious! It's sooo hot here too. We don't have a/c and a thermometer told us it was 93 in our house. :(

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  37. this second dress is so beautiful !

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  38. wow i love the third dress... unique pattern. =D
    wanna exchange links?

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  39. The dress ir REALLY beautiful!
    And the cat image is reallyy funny HAHAHA xD
    =*

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  40. The second dress is sooooooo pretty! I completely understand about wanting summer to come, only to be disappointed by it's humidity and high temps. Boo. Keep your chin up!

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  41. Hi!
    I'm new to this whole blogging thing, but I've been following yours for some time.
    I love the first outfit you posted! The shoes are lovely =)

    Have a great day!

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  42. i LOVE your blog. Just wanted to tell you, it's wonderful. I especially love the breakfast entry :) i'll be visiting again!

    -Kelly C
    web.me.com/kcosby24

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  43. That last picture is so beautiful!

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  44. Your blog is so adorable!! Love to be here... really.

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  45. I agree -- long dresses are the way to go in the heat!

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  46. I'm so used to layering in the outfits I wear that summer gets harder for me to dress for as it gets hotter.

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  47. I love all the colors of the first outfit!

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  48. You are so extremely beautiful! I am amazed looking at pictures of you ^_^

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  49. those t-straps you have are an absolute dream dear! and you look adorable! but you always do!! ;)

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  51. ahahaha that little clip is great!

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  53. wowowow
    i love the color pallette of the first outfit. and you have stunning facial features!!

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