Monday, February 8, 2010

Over the Weekend...

First of all, thank you all for being so understanding of my silence last week. Even though I was posting regularly, I really felt absent from my blog and it was a weird feeling. Thank you for all the sweet comments, and I'll be playing catch-up for the rest of the week!
Dress: Rodarte for Target (30.00 sale!)
Tights: TjMaxx
Flats: Target (6.99 sale)
Necklace: Dolly and Boy
After being so frazzled up until Saturday, I welcomed the task of being sent to buy h'orderves for our gallery opening. I always check out the sale section at Target when I'm there, and was happy to find this Rodarte dress on a little bit of a mark-down. I really liked this one when I first checked out the collection, but wasn't totally sold, well I'm so glad I bought it now! I'm actually planning on wearing it again next weekend with a sweater and heavy boots for when Jen and I head into NYC! It's funny because I felt very much in-touch with my New England roots when I wore this, despite looking rather sleek, I'm wearing a thermal top and three pairs of tights underneath!

So as you may have seen from one of last week's posts, I am co-curating a gallery show for the month of February, and Saturday was the opening! Bea and I prepped the space with a little (a lot of) help from our cohorts fivesevendelle all last week in anticipation of the influx of guests for Saturday night's reception, and we were not disappointed! The reception went so well, it was great to re-connect with some of the artists involved (many of whom I already knew from school) and also meet new faces! If anyone is still interested in viewing the exhibition, It will be up until February 28th and I (believe) we'll be hosting a small closing reception later in the month. Email me if you want details...
me and Bea
the space is an alternative space located on Mission Hill in Boston in a converted brownstone.
Emily...

I hope everyone had a great weekend!
(did anyone get snow?!)

58 comments:

Zoe said...

Your so adorable. You look really great in that Rodarte for Target dress- super duper cute. Your blog is quite lovely as well. <3

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bellisimama said...

you look smashing!
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Clare said...

Congrats on your show! It looks great from the photos. And you look fab in that Rodarte dress!

♥Lola said...

Love this dress! I hope you don't mind, I've added it to it's wikifashion page here :)

kate maggie said...

this dress looks so good on you. :) I wasnt too keen on it but after seeing these pictures im quite a fan. You have such lovely hair aswell:)

Sidewalk Chalk said...

You look great in that dress! Congrats on your show :)

- JoAnn, Sidewalk Chalk

gigiofca said...
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gigiofca said...

You look great in this! Perfect for an art show. I check out all your great outfits, but don't comment often. However, I wanted to let you know I added your link to my post on Rodarte.

Taylor Sterling said...

love the dress!! I have it too!! hot look!

fruit skeletons said...

2 feet in philly! the show looks fantastic, I love the painting in the last photo.

M. said...

that dress looks adorable on you, it looked horrible on me! jealous!

lovelove, M.
http://marissaexplains.blogspot.com

Ash said...

I love that dress. I have seen bloggers wear it so many different ways. It is truly amazing. I love your simple approach to it!

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Lexie said...

these shots are so lovely! whenever i take indoor photos they're always super bright or super blurry. i admire your photog skills!

you look beautiful as always, julie!

Gizelle said...

that dress was made for you!
you rocked it with the flowing hair...tights...and long necklace! :D

great show by the way!

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Little Ocean Annie said...

The show and the space look amazing! I love all the photographs, too. Did you take them?

Jen said...

you look so great in this rodarte for target dress. i love how simple the styling is! :) the gallery you're co-curating looks awesome! good luck with it. :D

Sonya said...

You look great in that dress! I was so excited to see all Rodarte things on sale so quickly!


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Dominika said...

omg, you actually have that dress!
wow, i wanted to buy it so, so much! i love it!
and you look great in it!

PS. Don't you know if i could buy that dress somewhere on the internet? ^^
<3

piglet said...

wow, your gallery opening looks wonderful!
And that dress looks amazing on you. I can't believe you have three pairs of tights on!

Urooba said...

snow!? we had snow one day this year, melted the next.
A STARK contrast to last year.

That dress is sooper dooper cute!

eunice said...

you look amazing in the dress!! gorgeous!

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The Daily Fashionista said...

This seems like so much fun. I love gallery openings. I wish I could see yours in person!

Girl from the North Country said...

You look wicked killer in that dress! I almosted picked it up last week when I saw it go on sale!

Some of those paintings are begging me to make the trip to boston and snatch one up.

briannelee said...

Love the painting above the fireplace! Glad the opening went well!!!

WelcomeToTheMoon said...

You look gorgeous!
and the gallery looks excellent from the pictures! Also, your friend Bea is gorgeous, too! I like how you always find ways to keep outfits warm in the winter, even when you're wearing less-wintery clothes. So smart! I always love your blog. =] I hope you have a good day!

Melissa

Jennifer said...

Oooh it looks like the show was awesome and very successful. Congrats!
Love that dress on you. Can't wait to see you wear it this weekend!!
-jen

anne charlotte said...

that dress is fantastic on you! love the pics from the show.

SWF_Terra said...

Haha, yeah Pittsburgh got snow. Working on our second day off because of it. That artwork is gorgeous. I love the explosions of color in the first few shots.

notjustmedical said...

Congratulations on the success of the reception! Glad it went well.

Also I really really want that dress! They don't have target in the UK, and it costs SO much even on ebay!

S
http://notjustmedical.wordpress.com

Sabrina said...

The dress looks great on you! Congratulations on all the success of the gallery and the reception!


Snow is not my favorite word, especially as I type this we are getting between 8-12 inches. Not as bad as some other parts of the country, but still bad.

stephanie renee said...

that dress looks amazing on you!

Christen said...

The Rodarte dress looks amazing on you and these pictures are so great!

CH!C $hock said...

you are just so pretty!
and i love that dress.

YES, i got snow. too much! but i have off school all this week so i shouldn't be complaining. :-) another 12-18 inches tonight! ahh

xoxo,m

Anna said...

I'm loving this look!
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chicfaced said...

congrats on the opening! the space looks amazine w/those brick walls... wish i could come see it!

killer dress, btw :)

Sweet Sara said...

You look absolutely lovely in that dress!! Long legs, very sleek....and I love how you worn so many layers :) You smart East-coasters...

Also, I'm from the Midwest and we got a lot of snow! So much I'm dreading walking to class...

myedit said...

I love that you thermalized that dress with all the under-pinnings. That's how we do in cold weather...
We're expecting 15cm of snow tonught and I'm weirdly pumped, it hasn't really felt like winter yet...

CH!C $hock said...

mmmm adorable dress, i saw it at target as well and i love the whole rodarte collection!

beautiful artwork btw..

xox, a

Laura Gerencser said...

Aweosme pictures and outfit!!

Camilla said...

Of all the people ive seen wearing that dress- it probably looks best on you. :)
Camilla
RAINBOWPAVINGSTONES.BLOGSPOT.COM

tory said...

everyone looks so great, even the walls! hurrah for a collective show, alternative spaces, animal print, layered nylons, big hair, and target, no?

i found your blog a few weeks ago, googling for new ways to wear a silk scarf, and my goodness am i hooked. you've caused me to rethink my closet (i've been getting a lot of 'you look so good/cute/put together!' lately. yay!). thank you thank you!

- tory (besosyhuesos.tumblr.com)

lia said...

that dress is perfect! i am about to order a bird skull necklace, just curious what the length of your chain is? i love it long like that!

The Jazzy Belle said...

love the rodarte dress on you! You have absolutely beautiful hair too! My hair is super long but so flat! I love the body in yours. Good luck w/ the gallery event. Your blog is adorable :)

MissKellie said...

I love that dress so much! :D I tried it on at Target, but it looked a little weird on me. But you look perfect in it! :)

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Brittany said...

The dress looks wonderful on you! I love all of your event pictures too!

Lipstick Chick said...

Thanks for sharing photos of your show!

The dress looks wonderful on you--and your legs look miles long!

Oughta Say No said...

What a stalker I am, I see Jen and Kev.

Fabulocity in Amish Country said...

You rock that Rodarte dress like nobody's business!! :)

Aya Smith said...

What an amazing dress, you look lovely! Target is amazing, I love that store :) haha.

Love,
Aya ♥ strawberrykoi.blogspot.com

Katie said...

So many pretty people @ the gallery opening! The dress makes your legs look like they go on for days!

Lovely <3

fledgling said...

bought the same dress for my sister!

stay tuned! we'll be posting our spin on it soon ;)

xoxo
maxwell conrad

www.fledglingblog.blogspot.com

Django et Coco said...

You look gorgeous in this dress! Love the pictures with the painting behind! Look like the exposition was awesome!

-Coco from Our Paper Moon

urbanrhetoric said...

i love that rodarte dress! i have wanted to buy it (its on sale at the target by my house) but i'm afraid i'm too curvy...

hopefully i will see you on saturday (are you going to the chictopia conference?)

and the art show looked successful!

~pemora

Lewis said...

Hi,

pre comment I just wanted to let you know that my name is Noémie (I am just writing from my boyfriend's google account as I don't own one ...)

I have been surfing on lookbook and blogspot and found you and I am really impressed, by your outfits, your lifestyle (all these curation projects are pretty amazing).. I live in the UK (I'm french originally), currently in my last year of an arts management degree, but I really want to visit America, I am sooooo drawn to it; and it's so big there's sooo many amazing places to see!... I wanted to ask you how you got to be an admission's counsellor? And what places do you prefer in the USA and why? (need some tips for when I have enough money - or a job to sustain myself there - for when i come to america ;)

Also you do have some pretty amazing stores in the US don't you? Have you got the ones we've got? - zara, topshop, h&m, selfridges, John Lewis... I don't know, but target, forever21, your 'thrifting' stores... (we call that second hand shopping) just all sounds so cool... anyway, I am not a big fashion junkie but I like following people's styles and i just LOVE your hair! I've also just joined the facebook group for the delightful dozen, get some outfits inspirations ;) :)

Anyway, i'm gonna keep coming here...
x x Noémie
(noecatt@hotmail.com
http://ma.vie.a.londres.cowblog.fr)

Amy said...

Ooh the show looks awesome from these photos. Congratulations on such a successful night!

That dress looks amazing on you!

theowlsblog said...

gosh you look like a million bucks in that dress! that's great you were able to find it on a sale too. and can i just say, i can't believe you are able to layer a thermal shirt and several tights with the dress- if i tried that i'd look like a stuffed sausage, lol. ~joelle

Leproust Vintage said...

Ohhh you look stunning in the leopard print! Like, really stunning!! The gallery show looked like so much fun!

What Would a Nerd Wear said...

those pieces are rad! i wish i was closer to the east coast and could visit.
did you arrange all the art yourself? is any of it yours?
i love that space and those amazing walls!

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