Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Dotted with hearts

This heat is killing me.
Top: Thrifted ($2)
Skirt: Thrifted ($4)
Belt: Vintage (gift)
Hat: Target ($10)
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell ($60)
Bracelet: Modern Millie's Salem, MA ($4)
Massachusetts was not excluded from the heat-wave that I'm sure everybody is suffering from throughout the US. It has been abysmally hot, and even hotter inside my apartment. It felt good to actually get dressed today, at least in something other than cut off shorts or a bathing suit. This heat has definitely been putting a damper on my motivation, I think it just makes me mover really slow. Like I'm walking through sand or something.

So on to my outfit. I've had this polka-dot tank for over a year and this was the first time I've worn it. Definitely one of those things that I bought and then forgot about, and on a whim I tried it with this linen skirt I picked up on friday. I really like how the dark blue and teal work together, and adding the unexpected red of my shoes and bracelet really make the whole thing pop. The hat is really just there to cover up my frizzy hot-weather-hair.
I've received a lot of question lately regarding where I do my vintage/ thrift shopping. And while I won't get into it now, I assure you I'm working on a big post discussing the matter. If the hot weather would let up a bit so i could actually work on it!

Have a great night!

P.S. Check back tomorrow for a giveaway!

33 comments:

Morgan and Lua said...

Love the oversized sun hat. And I agree that the navy and teal go together so well.

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Kallie said...

THat sun hat looks perfect for keeping cool. Hopefully the heat breaks soon. It is however a crazy good motivator to find outfits that would work near the equator!

Nicole said...

I absolutely love the combination of colors in this outfit! So lovely! :)

Sabrina said...

I love this outfit. Very 50' sophisticated with pops of color. You look amazing.

Darcy said...

such a lovely, classic outfit. i've been searching for a red pair of sandals similar to yours.

hot doesn't get hotter than the south; 104 in the shade + humidity to boot. a new england summer sounds refreshing!

Becca Jane said...

I love this outfit, the colour of that skirt is awesome. Teal!

amandasdomestic.com said...

Top to bottom I love this!!!

Bridget said...

Oh Boston thrifting, how I love thee. Wanna go sometime?

piglet said...

Love the spotted tank! And it's so perfect with the skirt and red shoes. Love teh big floppy hat too!

Dip-tea said...

This heat is killing me too! But you are dealing with it in style dear. The color of the skirt is gorgeous. Love it!!

Laura, Owl Eyes said...

Ohh, I hope it cools down for you soon! Here in Michigan we have a lovely reprieve of cool weather, so maybe it'll make its way over to you. I adore the teal with the pop of red - one of my favorite combinations lately :)

Chaucee said...

Love the outfit! I've been on vacation in Jackson, WY and the heat wave and the humidity didn't affect them, but I'm not on my way home to PA where the heat and humidity starts in May! I'm definitely dreading it...

Sidewalk Chalk said...

You look fabulous -- that hat is amazing!

kelly ann said...

i love the aqua colour of the skirt mixed with the red shoes... amazing. stay cool, dear! it's cloudy and totally dreary/gloomy here in southern california right now... i kind of wish it were hot and sunny instead!

Molly said...

ahhhh obsessed with those Campbells! So many bloggers hit up that half off sale....how did I miss this?

Kathyrine said...

I'm feeling the polka dots now! :) Today I bought a yard of polka dotted chiffon and I want to make a cute blouse! Loving the outfit, its very summer-y! :)

revital said...

אישא דלןרt is simply perfect! and the shoes are as well!

Liz said...

Love this color combo! Those shoes are so cute and the hat is very glamorous!

Clazzerati said...

Oooo good look hun. The red of the shoes and the bracelet really do make the outfit go 'pop'! Remind me again how you look so effortlessly cool in the heat? x

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Eunice said...

i love the mix of polka dots with that light teal shade, just gorgeous! and the pop of red really makes the outfit!


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The Daily Fashionista said...

I am loving the pokka dot blouse! What a fun piece to have in your wardrobe. I've been dying to go thrifting, but yeah, the idea of getting my car and driving anywhere is most depressing.

Keira Lennox said...

I love the polka dot tank! The top half of your outfit reminds me of Julia in Pretty Woman at the horse race :) I need that hat... I've been looking for one exactly like it for ages.

MCAnnaD said...

Those red shoes are to die for!!

Fifth Sparrow said...

Such a great mix of colours and patterns in this outfit!

carly. said...

i've got to ask...where do you get your jeffrey campbell shoes on sale?! i've never seen any for less than $100

Alli XT said...

can't wait to see your big post on thrifting - I wrote a thrifting primer a few months back but I'm always looking for tips - can you include some input on men's wear and thrifting for Chris?

Karla said...

Love the combination of colors. You look gorgeous!

Clare said...

I keep hearing about all the heat on the East coast, and I totally feel for you guys. Chicago has been on and off so far this summer, but we've gotten a bit of respite this week. In any case, you look phenomenal in this outfit. The blue and red combo is fantastic!

littletwerp said...

i swear youre one of the only girls that can make a septum ring look fashionable, normally i loathe them! : )

Lexie, Little Boat said...

what a sweet top! polka dots are really making a splash in the fash blog world i think! you, liebemarlene, and kendi everyday are wearing them all on the same day of posting!

Trishna said...

The play of sunlight on your face through the lattice of the hat is beautiful. :)

agnes said...

j'adore tes chaussures, elles sont magnifiques en rouge

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