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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Jesus saves, I spend

A year ago I flipped through an issue of Lucky Magazine and spotted an adorable outfit inspired by the singer/songwriter St. Vincent. I fell in love with the look, and especially the cute cutout oxfords - so much that I wanted to go and buy them that instant.
They weren't available at the time, and after months of waiting, finally appeared in black (no brown ever existed). So I got them in December, but I hadn't forgotten about this outfit. At long last... does it live up to my expectations and a year of anticipation?
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The Rundown
Floral Top TJMaxx - Lace Skirt TJMaxx - Cardigan Express - Studded Oxfords G by Guess Wonda - Bird Necklace Made by Me - Heart Earrings Thrifted - Turquoise Ring Gift - Sunnies Old Navy - Nail Color Sally Hansen The Real Teal - Dog Chloe
the blur

43 comments:

  1. 1. Your shoes are amazing.
    2. I like the inspiration page from Lucky, too. So not my style, but so freaking adorable.
    3. Speaking of adorable, I like your dog.
    4. I like you, too.
    5. And I LOL'ed at your title, because I am awesome.

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  2. You are the best clothes- stalker ever! Wish I had that much dedication. But it was so worth it looking at these shots.

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  3. WOOOHOOO!! It came out amazingggggg!!! :D
    Love love love it :) I like yours better than the one in the magazine :)
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  4. I love seeing your inspiration!

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  5. hehehe you're awesome, I can't wait that long for an outfit, usually I forget about it!

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  6. Awesome outfit! And the inspiration page looks really cool as well. :D

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  7. Those are so cute! I scored a great pair of oxfords at Goodwill this afternoon but I love the little cut out details on yours.
    And I love the bird necklace that you're wearing as well.

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  8. Cutout oxfords are awesome, I've been eyeing a canvas pair but I doubt I'll get them (Stuart Weitzman, $$$$... sigh). I think this outfit came out great and I'm glad you finally got to wear it!

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  9. I'm impressed that you 1. kept the Lucky inspiration sheet for that long 2. recreated the look nearly a year later and 3. captured it so perfectly!

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  10. I love the inspiration, but u paired the things better!;) I love the whole look, especially the top and lovely skirt!
    xoxo
    Jelena
    http://glamfabchameleon.blogspot.com/

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  11. LOLssssssssss you had me at your post's title, girl!

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  12. Great outfit! Love the necklace and top!

    http://badjoan.blogspot.com/

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  13. awwww, you like like you just stepped out of a lifestyle magazine page. so fresh. lol, that dog is a cutey by the way.

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  14. Lovely outfit! I don't know what St Vincent isn't more famous (here in the UK, at least) because she's an amazing singer.

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  15. lovely turqoise nail polish! I adore your lace skirt too!

    Come follow my blog sweetie :)

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  16. yessssssss!! this is 80's/90's fever at its best! floral+lace+oxfords are taking me back.

    xo,
    c

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  17. Don't you just hate it too see things in magazines that aren't in stores yet? I had this with an H&M dress, after the lady from one store said that it was never going to be released! say what!? no more wishlistmaking based on magazines for me ^^ and i LOVE this look! x

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  18. This outfit is SOOO 2010. I kid, I kid. Defintely looks like its worth the wait! I love the bold floral against black and white. Also, LOVE the post title.

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  19. Love, love, love this outfit SO much! Those cut out oxfords are just insanely cute, and I'm always such a sucker for the lace and floral combo <3

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  20. love this outfit. def worth the wait :)

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  21. This outfit is incredible and well worth the wait! In fact I like your version of this outfit even better than the on in the magazine and those shoes are divine! :)

    Rochelle

    http://rochelleapproved.tumblr.com/

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  22. I am wearing the same shoes, right now!
    This is a great outfit :) I may have to go look for a similar skirt.

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  23. I think You have totally nailed this inspiration look! You look so lovely and your pup is so adorable!

    xoxo Ra

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  24. you seriously copied it perfectly. except I hate the word "copied" more like you made your own rendition. yeah I like that better. but really, you look fantastic.

    And is your dog as Bichon? he looks my dog!

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  25. I vividly remember that page from Lucky, because I fell in love with it too. I'm so glad you were able to put this together so wonderfully. :)

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  26. i totally remember that lucky spread because of bad planning i was on a five hour flight with only that magazine and skymall to read! anyway, your re-creation is amazing and i hope those shoes make more appearances because they are darling!

    dash dot dotty

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  27. Pretty pretty pretty! I love this outfit. Your shoes are perfect and that top is just the right amount of loose. I want to wear the exact same thing now!

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  28. I am loving this outfit, and I'm saving it for my own inspiration. I just need a floral top!

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  29. great skirt and such a cute dog!

    urbanchouchou.blogspot.com

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  30. Those shoes were definitely worth the wait. The whole outfit is just fabulous.

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  31. well look at you all cute and stuff. I am a Lucky girl and love the outfits they feature. Your outfit rocks my socks off.

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  32. I commend your patience and determination! You pulled this outfit off FABULOUSLY!

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  33. i love the little bird earrings!

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  34. ha! i like the title :) :) i'm with you!!!
    and p.s. i'm sorry i haven't been able to visit the past few days, i have missed your lovely outfits and blog!!! I am having the craziest month. i hate it :)

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  35. Those oxford were definitely worth the wait!! Love that bright floral top with the lacy skirt!!
    You doggie is so adorable!

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  36. Love the floral trend and way you rocked it! xo style, she wrote

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  37. Your recreation of the outfit is perfection. And I bet everything was a fraction of the price! :)

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  38. Hehe, I love the title of your post. I spend too :) That's awesome that you were able to recreate this look a year later! I love it!

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  39. I've recently fallen in love with Oxfords and it's taking every ounce of will power I have not to go order that pair right now!

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  40. Let me just say that you have found some amazing stuff from TJMaxx. I might have to stop by there. lol

    Wanderlusting Fool

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  41. ooohhhh! love the bright florals with the lace. this is a great outfit!

    spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  42. Wow, Lucky is getting hip, featuring St. Vincent!

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  43. I can't believe you remembered the outfit!! I Love your version of it!! You look great - as per usual!!

    cheers,
    karen

    www.rubytuesdayfashionanddesign.blogspot.com

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