Hi you guys!! Today’s piece is SO good. The dress looked like it was straight out of a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
I went straight into musical theater mode and gave my best “I’m getting the vapors” look.
But, look at those SLEEVES!
That collar too…
This piece needed some serious help to turn it into something that you don’t need to be on a stage to wear!
Before we start, I saw this lovely little tag inside the piece – love when there are little hints of who wore this before me!
If I only had time to tag my clothes too…
Hey friends! I’m here, I’m here There’s been a lot going on which I’ll fill you in a bit on later… But in the interim, I have a FABULOUS new piece to share.
Take this lace dress:
See how pretty it is close up??
I scored it at a swap party for nada, but it was originally $25 from Forever 21. So, for a chic cocktail dress, it’s really quite budget friendly.
And I loved the look, but just wasn’t that into the color. My skin is SO fair and as a short dress, this color wasn’t doing it for me like I wanted it to.
So, now comes the change. New color, check!!
So this floral print though…
Honestly I think I wore something like this when I was a kid in 1992!
The colors were so fun and summery feeling. I can’t get enough of these “rainbow sherbet” colors! (PS, who else is a rainbow sherbet fan? I swear I dream about the Baskin Robbins variety at least twice a week!)
The thumbs up was me giving myself motivation that this was going to turn out AWESOME!
However, those layered pleats at the bottom just might have to say goodbye…
Hello friends! I hope everyone had a most beautiful weekend!
I took a solo trip up to Santa Barbara for the day to bike on the beach, hang out at Alameda Park for Earth Day festivities, and to go flea marketing. You can see below what I snagged…
Hey, crosstitched horses!! Yeah it was one of those “I know this is totally kitschy, but I think I need it in my office” moments. So…I snagged it for a few bucks. What do you guys think? Was I totally crazy for buying this?
Also, you’ll see the after product of this beaut tomorrow.
The 90s called…and they DON’T want this dress back
So this dress…
The sleeves were just a little too tight with those shoulder pads!!
…but the pattern was fab!
I think this was the “camera shot me mid-speaking” moment where I was contemplating “what am I going to do to make this something I want to wear.”
The ideas were flowing and something hit!