Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Shake! Shake! Shake!

Dress: Thrifted
Tights: Hue via TjMaxx
Shoes: ModCloth

OK, so I admit that these photos are from a couple of weeks ago. Because the holidays completely ambushed me, I have quite a few outfit posts on the backburner, BUT now that all that insanity is over, back to business! On this particular day at work, we were instructed to wear something with sequins. Easy, done. Or so I thought. Turns out, this dress is the only item I owned that remotely resembles having sequins (at the time- I have recently acquired a glittery shirt). I thrifted this sweet dress back when we were living in Beverly, put it in my closet, and pretty much forgot about it. It was perfect for a day of sequins though, especially because it's super fun to do this:

(imagine lots of manic shaking)
Did you have a nice holiday? We're back in Pittsburgh from our trip North, and I'm sadly home sick today. I'll be posting photos from our trip tomorrow though!


modern Suburbanites said...

gorgeous dress!!


Samantha Chu Ramage. said...

so pretty! love the emerald green shoes too!


Schnuersenkelrolltreppentod said...

Your hair!!
So lovely <3


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Santina said...

I am waaaay behind on outfit posts. I built up a cushion so I could take the holidays off. Too much eating, drinking and catching up to do for me to sneak away for outfit photos. I just want to soak in the moment!

Love your dress! It would make me want to shimmy, as well! And, wasn't it fun to be instructed to wear sequins to work? Love it!

Hope the holidays treated you well!

Glam And Eggs said...

This is so so so pretty! I don't have many things with sequins either. I think the top in my last post might be the only thing! LOL! You look great!

Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Pretty dress!

Merry Christmas!

Deanna said...

Such a cute outfit, and your hair looks lovely as always!

{XOXO, Deanna}
{Sweet Happenstance}

Hope said...

So fun!


Rae Veda said...

I love those tights and bow flats. Super cute. xo, rv


Chloe said...

Gorgeous dress and love it with the plum colour tights.

C x

Anonymous said...

That dress is so pretty, and the shoes go with it perfectly. Over the holidays I came to the sad realization that I own nothing with sequins. I'm hoping there will be some great sales after the holidays on sequiny items, so I'm holding off til then to buy some.


Steffys Pros and Cons said...

perfect dress and the emerald dress is the cherry on top :)

<3 steffy
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QueenVII said...

cute dress! and i think you def need to get some more sparkles! i thrift almost all of mine.

Shannon said...

I adore this look. The shoes look so pretty with the dress, and the tights ad a lovely pop of color.


Joy said...

The dress is gorgeous! SO CUTE.

Jamie Rose said...

That dress is so so fun! I really love the tights you paired with it too.

A Stylized Hysteria said...

Ok, it's really cool that you work somewhere that has a "sequins day." That dress is really amazing (and even more fun than normal sequins)!

akiko said...

Gorgeous dress..!! I love how you matched with burgundy tights. You look so beautiful! Hope you'll feel better soon.. xo akiko
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granny chic said...

this outfit is so adorable! i love the tights and the big sequins!


Mici Mathonka said...

I adore the color of your tights!

Jo said...

Ohh, that dress truly looks like the perfect thing for New Years! <3 I love love love this look!

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nik said...

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Hilary Grace said...

That last picture is the cutest!!

I'm back in Worcester after a weekend in Boston with family, and even though it's barely an hour away, I'm feeling bits of homesickness as well. Being home for the holidays is the best!

Anonymous said...

Love your dress!;)

Aliya said...

Absolutely amazing dress! You look stunning!

x Aliya

ifigenia said...

Amazing outfit!!
I love it

tiny dancer said...

Fabulous dress! I really love palettes and I have a silk skirt with them that I like to do lots of maniac shaking with :P Fab post!


Anonymous said...

What a fun dress!!


Cat said...

Gorgeous outfit! I just stumbled across your blog and I love it - you have a new follower :D

Cat xxx

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