22 and 23 August 2013: Fancy 500!!

My 500th post! I was hoping to unveil my pinup photos today, but alas, no go. Still! I dressed super fancy and looked lovely and that is a celebration all its own. Yay 500!


Anthropologie Melora dress, BP cardigan, XO Crown necklace, vintage pin, Biviel t-strap heels

Grey skies, sunny dress. This is a delightful dress to wear, always brings a smile to my face. A necessary boost of confidence on a day I was doing a presentation at work.


Anthropologie Tracy Reese Revisionist Impressionist dress, anthropologie jeweled hairband, Me Too ballerina flats

Swishy swirly dress! I never wear this because it’s so fancy. And then I put it on, and I realize, it’s not that fancy – it’s just beautiful. But at the same time, I recognize that I will continue to feel it’s too fancy and not wear it! So I will continue to pull it out rarely and greatly enjoy the times I do wear it.

Also, dude, my hair. I love what it is doing. It’s so sleek! It’s so smooth! It’s so not at all what it usually does! I celebrate that as well.

I love the fabric and patterns on this dress – the flowers are gorgeous, the blue a lovely lake or sky depending on viewpoint, the delicious grass. And then there’s the hem:


Is that blood? Is my lovely tranquil dress a murder scene? How very CSI.

A dressing room post and announcement coming up next.

Here’s to 500 and 500 more! Thanks to you all for being on this journey with me. xoxo


4 thoughts on “22 and 23 August 2013: Fancy 500!!

  1. Woohoo! Congrats x500 & for many many more! Quite an accomplishment! Thanks for your outfit inspirations & general perspective – yours is a fun blog for sure!


  2. Congrats on the 500th post! I just hit 100 recently, so my hat is definitely off to you! Also, I love the second dress! The red is kind of random though!


    • Thanks! Isn’t it gorgeous?? I was so excited when a confluence of sales and gift cards made it affordable. Every dress looks different – fabric placement varied wildly. I loved how the pink flowers made a sort of belt look, but I somehow missed the red in the grass. So funny.


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