red & black

"it's a helluva start, being able to recognize what makes you happy."
-- lucille ball

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dress: vintage, was once my mother's bag/belt: vintage scarf: gift from strawberry moth shoes/sunglasses: forever21

this is not a fourth of july outfit.
i actually wore this last thursday not even realizing that the holiday weekend was coming up.
what i actually wore on the forth of july were some lovely old pajamas and enjoyed a tv marathon of one of my favorite shows..
 I Love Lucy.

49 comments:

  1. Lovely photos.
    I like the dress and the red shoes, you look very chic.

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  2. I always look forward to your quotes above every post! I think this one may be one of my favorites because Lucille Ball is quite the lady. And I love this "non-Fourth" of July outfit. The length of your dress is absolutely perfect and the little pop of color from your red sneakers is the cherry on top! xx

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  3. You look so pretty! I love your outfit, especially the awesome sunglasses and adorable wicker bag!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

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  4. You look so adorable! I love your red shoes.

    xo,
    Em

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  5. You're so lovely! I need a purse like that.

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  6. When do you not look adorable Gee?! I am loving the red sneaks with the dress. I used to do the canvas sneaker/dress combo all the time in college...hmm, maybe I need to get in the habit of doing it again. Way more comfy than heels:) The headscarf is sweet. You are darling and definitely channeling Lucille Ball. Have the most lovely weekend dear!

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  7. I adore that dress it's just stunning! You look very dressed for the holiday!

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  8. Stunning photos as usual! It's awesome that the dress belonged to your mom, and the way you've tied your scarf is so cute.

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  9. A majority of my holiday was spent in pjs as well. <3


    You are a vision Gee.

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  10. LOVE the quote, it's one of my favourites so far! You look gorgeous, love the head scarf, it's very retro teamed with the dress. xxx

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  11. that bag is AMAZING and i love your cute pops of red :) darling as always!!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  12. I love your dress, and it's so nice that it belonged to your Mum! Your header is also the most adorable thing I've seen all day.

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  13. Your photos are gorgeous! You look gorgeous too with your black & white dress paired with the red keds. So cute!

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  14. cute dress
    love the glasses

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  15. Love how playful the look becomes when you add the sneakers and the head scarf! You look amazing in red lipstick :)

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  16. Lovely outfit. You look so beautiful.

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  17. You look great,,,Oh! and that scenery is seriously awesome!
    (no lie) :)

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  18. how perfect is that intro, total Lucille Ball influence but lades you've done it up with crazy chic flare! love the keds and darling hair bow. wicker basket purse swooooooon. ♥

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  19. I don't want to sound older than I am, but it pisses me off SO MUCH that Nick-at-Nite plays That 70's Show and Fresh Prince of Bel Air. You've got to be kidding me. WHAT? When I was little, I watched Bewitched and Laverne and Shirley, and I Love Lucy, and the MUNSTERS! Such fun, old shows - that weren't so tongue-in-cheek perverse. Blegh.
    Anyway, YOU LOOK BEAUTIFUL! Sorry for ranting.

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  20. Aw I love the pop of color! This dress is so flattering; I know you mentioned a while back that you've lost some weight- you look great! I'm trying as well, and it's so hard to stay dedicated!

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  21. Fashionable lady I know you've got the sewing spirit! Come join Project Frumpy to Fab!!
    xo, Strawberry Moth

    ps. you look lovely!

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  22. I like your headpiece.
    nice photo shoot with great view
    :)

    xx
    http://felishmichelle.blogspot.com

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  23. That dress is stunning & I love how you've styled it <3
    The red lippy is the perfect finishing touch!
    Some of the best days are the ones spent parked in front of a good movie in super comfy pj's, wouldn't trade those days for the world!!
    xo

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  24. Gorgeous photos and I adore your bag :)

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  25. Great outfit.Just love the red pumps and lippy wiyh yor dress.Looks so comfy and stylish at the same time. Have a fab weekend :)

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  26. aw, I Love Lucy is the best! i love that quote :)

    and you look adorable. that dress is divine.

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  27. Your Lucille Ball quote just made my day. So true -happiness is hard to define.

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  28. oh man oh man, I Love Lucy is definitely in my top five favorite shows of all time! The California vacation ones are my fave. Along with a few random ones from throughout the show! Great quote, great outfit! Happy weekend pretty lady! xoxo

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  29. There's so much to love about this outfit--the bright red scarf and shoes, the gorgeous wicker purse, the breezy midi dress (and the wonderful fact that it was once your mother's). I always feel so inspired by your posts! :)

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  30. wow your style is awesome! by the way let's be friend and follow each other..well exchange link will be nice! :) if u put my link, I make sure I'll do the same :) :0

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  31. oh me oh my. the pop of your keds works so perfectly with this midi dress.....which is from your mother, she really did have the best clothes (i'm still dreaming of that hat!). Your fourth sounds like exactly what I want to do right now.
    x

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  32. This is so adorable! I love those red shoes.

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  33. Beautiful outfit, I love the red tennies with that dress! -^_^-

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  34. I haven't seen sneakers in an outfit in forever!! Oh comfort over style...yet no one says you can't be comfy and stylish at the same time!!

    I also haven't watched an I Love Lucy episode in years. I shall dig through my loot and if I can find that DVD...

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  35. love it!

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  36. I love how you wear the red sneakers- theyre unpredictable but perfect.

    love your style, always


    sweetness xx
    hope to hear from you*!
    amyflyingakite.com

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  37. lovely dress...+ i adore that it used to belong to your mother! <3

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  38. I love the little red sneakers. I saw some Keds at the thrift store the other day, and I thought of you! They look so classic with dresses and skirts.

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  39. sneakers with dresses=all time favorite

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  40. You look divine! <3 I feel like I've been searching everywhere for a vintage dress with a neckline like yours!

    x
    Lost in the Haze

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  41. Absolutely beautiful style :)))

    LOVE minnja

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    http://minnja.blogspot.com/

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  42. Cute blog here!! Love the outfit.

    Sal x

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  43. Beautiful Gee!!!!!! I love your dress and it looks really nice with the shoes.

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  44. This is one of my favourites of yours! You look so effortlessly 50s glam, and I'm all into comfortable shoes at the moment (and of course, headscarves). Just beautiful my dear. xx

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  45. I love this look! So vintage and ladylike. I have red Keds similar to those and they're my absolute favorite. They're so easy to walk in and they put a cute twist on dresses and skirts.

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  46. I love how you wore that scarf:)
    Beautiful as always miss G!

    xo, Strawberry Moth

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