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A 5 Minute Vintage Look

Friday, August 23, 2013




There are days that I spend a silly amount of time getting ready but more often than not, I throw something together in a matter of minutes, get the kids dressed and I'm out the door. Yesterday was one of those days.

I had just pin curled my hair for this weekend so I put on a scarf and some equally colorful separates and accessories. I found this courdory green skirt when Bunny was in town this spring and I absolutely love it- especially the pockets! Rhys had just woken up from a nap and needed a mommy snuggle.







I  took a tip from Dita too- for days that you can't spend an hour putting on makeup, just slick on some lipstick and put on some sunglasses. Instantly glamorous and no one knows that I'm a hot mess under those glasses!





Blouse- thrifted
Skirt- thrifted
assorted bakelite
flocked scarf- thrifted
shoes- Aris Allen Rug Cutter wedges

15 Responses to “A 5 Minute Vintage Look”

  1. Dear gal, I don't think you could look like a "hot mess" if you tried. No matter what you're sporting, I've always thought of you as one of the most stylish, beautifully attired people I know (our styles are relatively similar and I've drawn so much inspiration from you over the years).

    Love this fun, colourful, speedy outfit! I have a green vintage corduroy skirt that I just love, too (yet another similarity! :D).

    ♥ Jessica

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  2. Great look! Love thu colors! And it looks very comfortable!

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  3. I'm with Jessica- I don't think you *Could* look like a "hot mess" :) You are always very elegant!

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  4. Really love this look! And I agree, you always look fab. :)

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  5. Beautiful! x

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  6. I love this outfit. It really looks pretty on you..

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  7. I adore this complete outfit! The bold colours are so flattering, and its the little touches like the pretty lipstick and vibrant bangles that "fancy up" an outfit so quickly! xx

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  8. J'adore! (just hand over the blouse...)

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  9. Those shoes! Spectacular!!! I wish I looked that put together on an off day. You look beautiful!

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  10. Drooling over the shoes, bangles, and headband girl. You are too cute for words, chile.

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  11. I've been drooling over those shoes for some time, but I can't find a sizing guide to figure out how they run. Would you say they are true to size or need to be sized up? I love easy, practical, and cute vintage looks. It makes it so much easier to chase after my own four little rugrats.
    Hannah
    Justpeachy-darling.blogspot.com

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  12. I love this look. Those shoes are great! I think about that Dita trick too. You pulled it off to a tee:)) Lovely outfit!

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  13. Adorable!! Love this look on you!

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  14. Great outfit! I like the shoes most of all.

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  15. The lipstick and sunglasses thing is my favourite for those days when I'm pushed for time or just can't be bothered. It's such a great look.

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