what i wore...

November 02, 2011

// photo by the fashion gal //

there is something so unique about vintage slips that i adore SO much. i think it's the combination of feminine colors mixed with delicate laces that gets me every time! most of the vintage slips i own (or are usually drawn to) are a simple soft ballerina-pink. it's a color that you can slip right on and instantly feel ladylike & pretty. however, when i was at the flea market this past month {see post here}, i stubbled upon this AMAZING COBALT BLUE SLIP with almost a foot of floral lace that sweeps along the bottom just perfectly! needless to say, this was quit a score(!!!) and i think may be my NEW FAVORITE vintage slip!! 

*to balance the uber-bright-cobalt-blue i paired this fabulous piece with my favorite mary-jane wedges, black polish, and a simple ruffled tuxedo jacket... oh, and a vintage clutch with a vintage skinny belt!
**see more "what i wore's" on the left index under "the goodies"/"what i wore" xxoo(!)

love loVe LOVE my new cobalt blue...

{the goods}
vintage slip: flea market find {vintage} / mary-jane wedges: Nine West {they're 30% now!} / jacket: an old fave / skinny belt: vintage / watch: nixon / necklace: jcrew / sunnies: LF / clutch: vintage / gold spike bracelet: forever / black pearl bracelet: made by me

now, where would i wear such a fabulous outfit you ask? on a date-night with the fireman of course!
what's your new favorite piece in your closet???


imfashionstoned said...

OMG love it ♥!!! =D

Fiorenza said...

you looks like a fairy!


Jersey Blogess said...

what a fun getup! love the color!

Meenakshi (meen-ak-she) said...

This is so pretty!!!


beckaboots said...

You are so bold! I love it. The blue and then the tutu from the previous post- so fun! Love your blog. Following you :)

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mishka said...

You look gorgeous :)
you have an amazing style:)
Your blog is awesome, that's why I'm following you now :))

Erin said...

1. You look amazing. I really enjoy your blog.
2. Thank you for visiting mine, I hope to see you back soon :)

Erin (Currently Coveting)


Jaz said...

It's so vibrant, love it!

Anonymous said...

I remember your post when you found the blue slip at the flea market and wondered how it could be worn...I am really impressed and surprised how much I love it...you have inspiring style! ! !

Fotograziosa said...

That was such a great score! Amazing vision and perfect execution...love it!

VANESSA said...

Thanks peeps! I love how crazy bright this slip is! And it's so fun to wear!!

Charlotte said...

wow I don't know if I could pull of such an outfit, but you look simply beautiful!

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Molliee said...

this is so cute! I love the way you paired it with the blazer:) perfect match!


Tari said...

It is absolutely gorgeous! The color is so pretty!

Adriana said...

Gorgeous! I LOVE IT! =D
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Not Just A Pretty Dress said...

Vanessa, this outfit is amazing! Loved the vintage inspiration and the bright colour of the dress. Not to mention the necklace that I thought it was a lovely, sparkling touch.

Anonymous said...

AMAZING. (and I use all caps sparingly) You look fantastic in that color and the style of that dress is just so unique and fanciful. Love.

<3 Rachel

Olivia said...

such a pretty dress! love the color and movement!

Dafrastar said...

Cute, cute and cute. And so freaking creative, I love it.

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Sweet Vintage Designs said...

Hi! Stumbled across this...This is actually a nightgown either by "Intime" or "Miss Elaine"..if you check the side seams, there is a hole where a belt would belt through, and you tie it around your back, creating a dramatic draping backline. I sell vintage lingerie and these are my most favorite nightgowns. Lovely to see nightgowns wore as day wear! Looking great!

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