Wednesday, May 23, 2012

OOTD-A Final Hoorah!

My pink dress met an untimely death by washing machine and so this post is an ode to our last time out together. I found this little number at the thrift store a few years ago and I have to say it is one of the extremely few times that I've spotted a dress that didn't require a ridiculous amount of alterations to make it look even one iota as if it wasn't straight from (waaaaaay) back in the day. Most times it's just a sea of hideous floral prints, lengths down to the ankles, shoulder pads coupled with double-breasted closures; so to see this solid print number that needed a few tweaks with POCKETS and I was sold.

On our last outing, I decided to add just a hint of edge with the black accessories and best of all, my Target score. So, do you remember the whole Jason Wu for Target release? I was at the store bright and early and it was crowded. I only walked out with a dress that I ended up returning and while I was at the store returning it, I spotted this very bag on the rack and bought it. And then I had buyer's remorse and returned that too. It must have been fate when I spotted this during a recent visit sitting all by its lonesome on the shelf. I almost left without buying it, but when the cashier told me it was $15, how could I not take it? I can now put this one in the category of it didn't get away and is now mine. Life is good when that happens.

What's something from your closet that you had to let go of and it made you pretty sad?

Outfit Details:
Magenta dress- thrifted (similar here in petite sizes and on sale, a softer pink without sleeves option available here)
Square crystal necklace- Baublebar
Black belt- J.Crew
Black wedges- Chinese Laundry "Dantie" (available in taupe here limited sizes available, black in limited sizes available here)
Cream/black handbag- Jason Wu for Target (cute alternative here and here)


  1. What a lucky find! The colour is so beautiful on you!

  2. love the color of the dress, as well as your necklace(s). GREAT thrift find :-)


    PS i've had to let go of my favorite pair of jeans...poor things didn't stand a chance, LOL!

  3. Cute dress! :)


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