no need

"no need to hurry. no need to sparkle. no need to be anybody but yourself."
-- virginia woolf

red
red
red
red
dress: swap with mel | shoes: piperlime | hat: vintage, my mother's

a month ago mel of une vie geniale (her previous blog was idee geniale)
asked if i wanted to do a dress swap since we were/are both on a shopping hiatus..i of course said yes. 
a week later, this beautiful dress arrived.
i have decided that i need more red things in my wardrobe. 

39 comments:

  1. Love your dress and floppy hat! So cute! xo

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  2. Love the dress, it suits you so perfectly! Great clothing swap! That quote is so inspiring:)

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  3. Lovely dress. ^^
    You have the most cutest looks everytime I visit here. ♥


    xx indie by heart

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  4. Pretty dress, I like it with the hat

    Miranda
    www.indcfashion.com

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  5. cute dress

    http://yajairasfashionnotes.blogspot.com/
    http://eleven23shop.blogspot.com/

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  6. That is such a beautiful dress - what a lovely idea!

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  7. So envious of your hat! The dress is beautiful, looks very "priarie". (:

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  8. I love the dress! The cut and shape of it looks great on you. I especially like it with the floppy hat. I always have a hard time deciding if a hat looks good with an outfit, but there's no question with this outfit!

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  9. Red definitely suits your dark hair. You could easily channel Snow White!

    <3 jen @ Stuff Jen Did

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  10. Lovely dress, and it looks so pretty with that hat!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

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  11. Very cute. I read Mel's blog too. You both have sweet style.

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  12. You look great, effortless, and chic in this outfit! I love those embroidered dresses--looks so pretty with the light and the way you've accessorized.

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  13. This look is gorgeous! Yay for swapping :)

    I love the quote and find the beautiful pictures of the post illustrate it so well.

    Have a good week!

    Virginie ♥

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  14. Love that hat, and the lighting in your photos!! Thanks for sharing that woolf quote

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  15. What a sweet idea - it looks amazing on you!

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  16. Those shoe are simply amazing! Love the chunky leather straps.

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  17. I've been wanting a floppy felt hat like this for ages, you're so lucky to have inherited from your mom!

    The idea of a dress swap sounds like fun, the embroidery detailing on the dress is wonderful.

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  18. I adore this hat and the dress is such a good find considering yo had a dress swap! What a great idea :)

    Grace x
    i'd rather buy shoes...

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  19. The embroidery on the dress is so pretty, and the hat is fabulous! I agree about the red...it's a great color on you. And I love swapping with friends. After we had our yard sale yesterday, my friend Natasha and I swapped some of our clothes that were left over.

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  20. the dress fits you perfectly! and i love the shoes!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  21. great quote and lovely dress. keep up the shopping ban lady. so great to save. it will force you to be more creative with restyling and remixing. great dress and red is a great color for you.

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  22. Both the hat and dress are perfect on you:) You are the cutest Gee!!

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  23. That dress really is beautiful! And it looks lovely on you my dear :)
    These photos are stunning, too!

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  24. Such a pretty outfit! Currently reading "To the Lighthouse"...a fitting quote! :) -Lo

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  25. These photos are so lovely!

    That dress is gorgeous, I love the embroidery details ♥

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  26. Gorgeous gorgeous lady!!! I love it all! I love wearing red. It makes me feel bold. :) Have a great week sweet lady!

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  27. You look stunning my dear! Red is definitely a color that suits you. The delicate detailing on the dress is perfectly complimented by your accessories. Want to do a dress swap!? I have so many! Let's be dress pals :-)

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  28. what a sweet swap, i wonder which of your lovely frocks she got. Your wearing your mothers sweet felt hat again. YOU LOOK DEVINE
    x

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  29. That hat is so cute! Lovely outfit, you look adorable!

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  30. I just adore your hat and dress combo!! You always dress so stylish and classy!!

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  31. I really like this quote- I think I'll write it on my binder. :)

    You look really beautiful Gee.

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  32. You are so absolutely beautiful Gee. I love that dress and hat!
    i love your beautiful ring! it's so gorgeous and i love what you're wearing! I'm hosting a giveaway and I would love for you to check it out <3!

    I'm hosting a giveaway! Feel free to stop by at anytime and check it out<3
    xx
    lyndsey of hellolyndsey

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  33. My dear, if there is no need to sparkle, you aren't doing a good job. ;)

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  34. This is so beautiful Gee! I love that dress on you and your hair curled like that! You are truly one of the prettiest people in the blogosphere!<3

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  35. how lovely, you look gorgeous!

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  36. I love the pictures. Dress is gorgeous.

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  37. This is quite a lovely outfit!!! Oooooo I love the hat with it!

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