Sunday, April 1, 2012

Once it was Warm.

It's been a while since a real post--hopefully I'll get back into it soon, I'm afraid March was not a great month for me, so for now I'll post a slightly older outfit until I'm feeling more myself!


Remember when it was eight degrees out? That was weird. During a normal early spring I would be perfectly happy with these current somewhere-in-the-fifties temperatures we've got going on, but now my frame of reference for warm weather is all off. I keep running around with bare legs or no socks, my toes freezing by the afternoon.

Dress: Vintage from jessjamesjake, Shoes: Chelsea Crew, Bag: Aldo circa summer 2011, Belt: J. Crew circa 2009, Glasses: H&M 2011


These are from one of those warm days, two weeks ago now, when I couldn't wait to wear a new dress out and about. Ages ago, in middle school I think, I had a sailor tunic type thing that I loved but never wore. I've still got a soft spot for anything sailor-esque, especially vintage, although most of the 60s and earlier dresses that I love are often way out of my price range. I find most of the dresses from the 80s and 90s have collars that are so large all I can do all day is imagine Flying Nuns.


This one is perfect though. It's been sitting in the closet again now that it's chilly, but I'm pretty sure I'll be wearing it all summer.


Pictures taken by Jess.

23 comments:

  1. Love the dress! I had a sailor-stuff phase when I was a kid too, but that was because of sailor moon.

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  2. this dress is seriously perfect.

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  3. It was all a dream. Now I'm wearing flannel. You look amazing, as usual.

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  4. this dress is perfection! and I know what you mean with the temperatures - after some super sunny days, today it SNOWED. I hated it.

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  5. Wow, what a wonderful find. I love some of those 80s and 90s dresses because they mimic some of the earlier fashions while still being affordable!

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  6. Congratulations - I think that might just be the perfect sailor dress. You look lovely :)

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  7. ohh, this dress is lovely <3

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  8. you look so dainty in this sweet vintage look.
    i love the sailor inspired dress

    xo kaitlin
    kaitgirl

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  9. You always look effortlessly perfect!(and your sunglasses remind me of the button eyes in Coraline) My favorite dress of all time was a sailor dress i had when was about 7,i'm still looking for a grown up version. Love your blog!

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  10. Yay! I get so excited when I see you have a new post in my reader. You inspired me back in French class, and still do today!

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  11. I've been following you on twitter & tumblr for awhile and now I'm catching up on your blog. I love it!

    These photos are so pretty!

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  12. What a gorgeous dress. So floaty and whimsical.

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  13. you look lovely as always - I've been dreaming about the perfect sailor-type dress for ages, I hope I find one for myself this summer.

    & I hope you feel better soon!

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  14. Goodness, what a beauty of a dress <3 I can never resist nautical charm!


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  15. I like your outfit a lot! xx

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  16. Breathtaking! I too wish it was warm enough to wear pretty little dresses. You look totally darling.
    XOXO

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  17. Ah these are the ones near my house! I have a sailor dress from Bettie Page Clothing but it is all navy except for the white piping on the huge collar and it has a pencil skirt shape on the bottom. Awesome!

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  18. oh boy this dress ! i am crying. <3

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  19. such a perfect little dress!you look lovely as always

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