Sunday, March 13, 2011

Side Swept




(Vintage dress, Forever 21 blazer, BCBG shoes)

One thing I really hate is STRONG WINDS. And that hissing sound that comes through the cracks of my window? Yep, dislike. But I sucked it up to take a few snapshots of my outfit which I actually loved dearly until sand swept through my legs and my bangs refused to stay down. I went with a flowy vintage number, a blazer, and some platform boots. Super simple. I love a little movement in the fabric, but I think the day's wind just gave my dress a bit too much sway.

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164 comments:

Catherine said...

LOVE those shoes. And the fact that you mix black & navy <3 You did it perfectly xxxx

taylorkitto said...

The movement of that dress is gorgeous!

Chelsea Lane said...

it is so windy here too! I love these ankle boots, they are so cute! and still in love with that satchel, I love the long and short straps! :)

xoxo

g.ta said...

The whole look just....<3

BARESTUDY (Janelle) said...

how did u get your bangs to stay like that when your dress is like flying around! haha... you look gorg though :)

Janelle
http://barestudy.blogspot.com

Sandy said...

Love the shoes!!

<3
Sandy
http://chasingglitters.blogspot.com

Castle Fashion said...

:O I was about to buy a blouse with the same print. But it looks so much better as a dress. I love it :)



Yasmeen

Castle Fashion

Simuša said...

awsome dress!

Jessica said...

you look so perfect with that dress.
the spot is just wonderful!
i love the 2nd pic so much!

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Shilpi said...

this outfit is super chic. I love the shoes with it! Great styling

xx

sftrend

claire said...

Man I want your wardrobe. x

alex said...

love the print. black and blue look great together, loving it right now. where did you get the bag? vintage?

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* said...

You're basically rocking out all my favorite colors right now =)

stop by!
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Meanz said...

I love the polka dot dress, you look so great in it!

- Meanz (Koi Story)

Jay Branam said...

Love it right now polka dots are my friend! & I spotted your beautiful ring

Allie said...

This is such a cute look! I can't even pick out my favorite piece because they're all equally gorgeous.

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Dylana Suarez said...

Gosh, this post is so so amazing!

xoxo,

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dejoiss said...

Love your polka dot dress! It's amazing. :)

dejoiss ♥

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Eliza said...

That dress is so pretty and the wind sweeps it beautifully!!

Fashiable said...

The dress looks so good on you girl!

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Miss Molly said...

i'm not a fan of wind either - you look amazing in this outfit, great post!

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pau said...

that maxi dress is incredible

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Jenny Ong said...

We always seem to post at around the same time.. hahha!

And goodness, you're so tall.. I love it. Lend me a few inches, ya?

Katy said...

So beautiful dress!And your outfit is amazing!

Blond Panther & Louboutin... said...

Sooooooo lovely ;))


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Lena said...

Nice dress and those shoes!

Ashley said...

Aw how can you hate wind? I love the effect the wind had on these pictures, they turned out gorgeous!

-Ashley
http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

Miri said...

Lovely dress. I like how you paired it with that blazer and those ankle booties, looks effortlessly chic :)

XX

Miri
http://miriscastle.blogspot.com/

moderngirl said...

i love that dress. you're so gorgeous, everything looks incredible on you!


cheers,
yvonne
modern.girl

Ashleigh said...

that dress is gorgeous :)

TIFFANY thegirlwithafeather said...

You made these shots gorgeous despite the wind! I love your dress! So classic and cute!

Marloes. said...

I love this dress. You look beautiful!

♥Run With Fashion♥ said...

Looove the 2nd picture, I think it's beautiful, I loove the hair being blown around, and the movement of the dress <333

soph (owl vs. dove) said...

such a lovely dress. the movement of the fabric looks divine.

Camilla. said...

That dress fits you wonderfully, I love the second picture xx


x Camilla

intothefoldfashion.blogspot.com

Selmice said...

I have same but only a skirt... nice outfit!

MARIE said...

Lovely dress ! Kiss xxx
http://Marieblogueuse.blogspot.com

De Vero said...

Loove that dress ;)

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Hanna said...

really nice outfit! Love the dress!

alannah. said...

i hate wind toooo! does your hair & your clothes no good.
however it does make for pretty cool pictures, especially these.loving that dress & surprisingly i love its length espec paired with those shoes!x


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FLEUR DAILY said...

Love the outfit! Beautiful dress.

X,

http://www.fleurdaily.nl
http://fleurdaily.blogspot.com

SAMANTHA said...

Dress looks so comfy! It's gorgeous.


xx
www.dragonnfruit.com

disco in moscow said...

gorgerous look. and you perfectly mixed black and navy.
xo

disco-in-moscow.blogspot.com

Rosa said...

Hi... thanks for your comment, I follow you since a lot time, and I told about you in my blog because you was "The blogger of the week".
I would like so much that you follow me if you want.
Great look like always, the vintage dress are awesome.

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kisses

Irene's Closet said...

You are always stunning!! :)

Irene’s Closet

Dominika said...

great outfit!
<3

Maja Vonava said...

Jesus..you are awesome. I love you shoes

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Gertrude said...

The fabric of the dress looks amazing! I hate wind as well, but it gave you a nice effect in the pictures hehe :) x

MELISSA Z. said...

adorable dress, you look fab! <3

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Roxy Heart said...

Great photos! I love your blog!
Maybe we can follow each other?
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Julie said...

cute dress!

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jozefina said...

So stylish dress!!! You look pretty!!!

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rouli said...

lovely dress here dear!

Fleur said...

What a lovely dress!!!! =)

commeunreve said...

love tour polka dot dress!!! and your shoes <3
XX
AG
http://annegaelledenay.wordpress.com/

Estelle Pigault said...

Love it!

x

Estelle

http://serendipity2307.blogspot.com

Emilie said...

those shoes are amazing!

Dubravka Dodig said...

Wonderful dress! It looks amazing, love it!

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Gabby / Gypsy*Diaries said...

Lovin the polka dresss girl! :)
xxx

http://gypsy-diaries.blogspot.com

Fabiénne said...

thanks for an amazing comment!!! love the post!

thatgirlkip

Becky-May said...

You look amazing :) That dress is so lovely! I hate the wind too

The Flower Girl

thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

goodbadnfab said...

Your post is simply amazing! Loves it! I'm now subscribing to your blog on my google reader!

Please check out my blog when you get a chance.

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a fashion lawyer by day, fashion police by night...I play at red carpet events, shop all over town, and live life in the fab lane in LA!

TIMELESS IS MORE said...

looking lovely!!

Love the boots!

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Lynn said...

Lovely dress, I like it very much.

xoxo
http://melancora.blogspot.com

Raspberry Jam said...

Nice dress!

I like!

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XOXO

Fash Boulevard said...

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Grace said...

I adore this dress Natalie! Such a good vintage find!

Grace x
secretly styled.

zeste de citron said...

so pretty <3 love your dress :)

Melo garcia said...

have something in common that is to hate the wind, on the other hand, these gorgeous and never stop to amaze me with your photos


Greetings
www.sinboli.com

SayQueen said...

waw! I love tha dress!! Nice outfit girl!

regards from sayqueen.blogspot.com

TimbarikaDoll said...

Wonderful, I love flowinh dresses that move in the wind, colour is great on you :) xx

joninel said...

love your dress so much :)

J.Ashley said...

thanks for visiting my page. I love the shoes and the dress is really vintage. Nice look on you. I am following your lovely blog

Sere no Sekai said...

you're style is wonderful! xoxo

Annalisa Babysan Laterza said...

I like your style!
I'm new follower!

Baci from Babysan ^^

Closet Fashionista said...

Love the outfit! You look gorgeous :D
http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

Karoline Kalvø said...

I love this dress. You are stunning, as you always are. Some people just have it.


Karoline Kalvo

Nicole Holm said...

gorgeous dress!

Kristel Louisa said...

You look totally gorgeous, Natalie.

Love,
Kristel

Elena said...

You look amazing!!Elena·endondeyovivo·

Jessie said...

those boots look great with the long dress! so cute.

http://wordbyjessie.com

Meg said...

So perfect! I'm in love with it!
Meg

http://megarasfashionsketchbook.blogspot.com/

The Fancy Teacup said...

That dress is super lovely on you Natalie! And hot boots too. I understand your woes with the wind and the sway. I live in the dust bowl with 20-35 mph winds sometimes, so we pretty much get wind all the time and it drives me crazy! :)

www.TheFancyTeacup.com
much love.

Inside my head and wardrobe said...

natalie this dress is gorgeous ! doesnt seem like something you would wear but you wear it brilliantly

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laxmi said...

Sucha nice look. I adore your dress

laxmi said...

Sucha nice look. I adore your dress

ellie estrada said...

love the dress!

Nina said...

beautiful!

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Jamie said...

I love this dress!! Polka dots are so fun!!

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Binny said...

The dress looks so gorgeous on you! You can pull it off because you have long legs, lucky you. Great post!

Michelle said...

really love that mid claf length dress on you natalie ! you gave me inspiration to wear them with ankle boots !


glisters and blisters

Krissy ~ said...

love the polka dot dress, so cute!

Francy said...

lovely vintage dress! your blog is amazing! i follow you! Can you follow me please?
Xo Xo
Francy
http://labarbeapapa-francy.blogspot.com

Julie Iliana said...

I agree, strong winds are annoying! ha :) you look gorgeous as usual!

Cara said...

Love that vintage dress, and paired with those boots you look amazing!
xo Cara
http://www.afashionloveaffair.com/

Carrie said...

I love your dress! It looks so romantic!

http://carriesfashiondiary.blogspot.com/

AlvianaKalin said...

nice inspiration to wear ankle boots and dress! :)
xx

Hope Bidinger said...

Ouh I love your dress!!! it is perfect:)

lopezjennylopez said...

Love black and blue together. The dress is beautiful and you look stunning!!!
xoxoxoxoox

www.lopezjennylopez.com

Milly said...

love your blog, I'm following!

I've got a CHANEL GIVEAWAY here... would love you to enter:

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xx

jillian :: cornflake dreams. said...

i love the polka dot dress! v pretty. also so happy i got bangs this weekend :) xoxo jcd :: ps do stop by cornflake dreams
and enter my giveaway!

therealyellowsweater said...

Love the mix of black and navy, and that dress is beautiful. Also, the second photo is a great motion shot.

Anaivilo said...

I love the dress, it has such a great vibe..and yet you look so classy and chic! :D Great outfit.

Sara Szatmary said...

The dress and boot combination is ideal! You look so lovely!

louisa said...

omg i love this outfit! and your blog! it's so inspiring=)

xxx louisa

http://i-still-love-thebeatles.blogspot.com/

Lianna J said...

great dress!

Francesca said...

love how you put your clothes together.. you are so unique
xo
http://www.frankvinyl.com

Michelle Lee said...

love your dress and shoes :)

v-day opposite/white day post
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2Anchor said...

Lovely blog:) Also, lovely dress. The wind has been wicked here and its been annoying just to go outside! Props to you for braving it!

http://2anchor.blogspot.com

GretchTM said...

That is a lovely dress. The color is beautiful! I dislike the hissing/howling noise the wind makes in my apartment too.

Luisa T. said...

Lovely dress :)
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Absolutely Mrs. K said...

Ooh the dots and the texture of the dress. Love it. The dress has the most fabulous movement; it looks so classy and elegant. Love what you did with the black boots, it makes it look a little bit more fierce. The jacket is the most perfect jacket for the dress. So strong winds or not, you look so sophisticated and modern.

Jane Alisa said...

Wonderful outfit. I am a lover of polka dots so that dress is perfect. xoxo

Laura said...

You look amazing girl!!!

Love this outfit

Xoxo

Alyssa said...

you look great! love your shoes.

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Missy said...

i hate when the wind wont leave my hair alone! great outfit tho x

LOOK OF STYLE said...

Your dress is extremly nice!!!
Perfect like always ;)

xx
Elena
www.lookofstyle.net

fairy-cake said...

Hi beauty Natalie! Thanx so much, for visiting my blog. I'm such a beginner, and today I just posted my very firts outfit! :))

Your pics are so inspirative :)


Peace&sweets!
fairy-cake stories

cuteredbow said...

Your dress is gorgeous and so feminine ! Perfect for tall girls like you !

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Ms.Fashionista said...

Love the fab vintage polka dots!

www.alifeinthefashionlane.blogspot.com


xxx

Mallory said...

oh my god. i love that dress, it looks amazing on you!

mallory

whitwatwear

Nubia said...

I love the simplicity of your dress and I adore polka dots. You look great.

Ginger Snap'♥ said...

That dress is so pretty! I love the coat before aswell!

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Chloe said...

I absolutely LOVE that dress! Perfect for a windy day...even though wind is rather annoying. ;)) Love this look, girl!

chloe ** http://flowerponychloe.blogspot.com

Samantha Schroeder said...

I just found your blog and I love, love, love; especially our mutual obsession with vintage clothes! Look forward to seeing more of your outfits! xo Samantha
www.vintageisforlovers.com

Elizabeth said...

I love your dress and also the second photo. Beautiful!

Miranda said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog, Natalie! Your blog is wonderful, and I love all of your photos!

Wild Cat said...

You look adorbz, as always!

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flowercake said...

Your dress looks so chic and vintage. I love it!

Flashes of Style said...

Ohhh that dress is FANTASTIC Natalie!! You look wonderful.

Return to My Blogg said...

Woow!! I love the dress and jacket!!

jamie said...

i hate strong winds too, ugh! you look superb! xo

Annabel said...

i'm such a huge fan of your blog girl..sorry for not crediting your photo! Fixing that now... :)
annabel

pepperandchips.blogspot.com

Adrianna Traxler said...

This look couldn't be any better, love the polka dots

Collections said...

that dress is amazing.

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Arisa and Lerchan said...

I love the dress, amazing photos

Allie said...

Love how you paired the dress with those boots. Looks great! Just started following you.
xx Allie
a song to pass the time

Arantza said...

Thanks!!!
I love your dress!!

lisa signorini said...

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOWO!!!
You are so beautiful!!!
Love your style!!!
Thanks to visit my blog!
I follow u!! Hope yo'll do the same thing!!!
Have a grat day!
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leCool said...

Thanks for visiting mee!so pretty with the dress!is lovely!!!I like your glasses!!I think the same about the wind I also hate it my hair and my eyes dislike it too!!!!!xx

Gina Michele said...

I can't stand strong winds either, but it does make for some pretty pictures! That dress is beautiful.

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Smokin section said...

thank you sweetie! you look stunning and nice blog!

EYGLÓ said...

Your so gorgeus! ;-)
Love that dress.

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sbot said...

Love the shades.

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www.rosivintage.etsy.com

-Stephanie

Baoto said...

When I had bangs like you, it never stayed perfect like yours! Love the dress, though :D


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oliwka said...

another perfect outfit!


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MargieF said...

i love how you can pull off such a difficult length. and the polka dots are cute as. wind drives me up the wall as it makes clothes and hair go everywhere just when youre trying to look cool lol
margief
x
www.margieheartsclothes.blogspot.com

Jacqueline said...

I love this dress and the movement it made in the wind--simple and classically gorgeous!
xoxo
www.hourglass-fashion.blogspot.com

It's Witchcraft said...

What a pretty dress, you look amazing!

Shaina said...

Lovely outfit and shots! Your shoes are simply amazing! :)

xx

http://avantgarbx.blogspot.com

GoldBlackMirror said...

Hi dear, how are you?? i love your bag so much with this dress combination.its wonderfull.kisses.

maggeygrace said...

I LOVE THAT DRESS. It looks incredible on you. You couldn't BE more gorgeous if you tried. I love the blazer, too!

TaMMy said...

I love your shoes!!They are beautiful, thank you for seeing my blog, sorry my bad english :)
Kisses

LyddieGal said...

your polka dot dress is so pretty - what great movement!

Chic on the Cheap

Michelle's Style File said...

STUNNING dress.

x
Michelle
www.michellesstylefile.blogspot.com

thebohemienne said...

Love this outfit--the vintage dress is super pretty.

http://thebohemienne.wordpress.com/

Violetta E. said...

always <3

misesnobody said...

lovely outfit :)

Ancia said...

Lovely dress! I love both your blogs. Your and your sisters!


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BEK F said...

totally love this outfit! i've done 2 posts about your recently on my blog - what can i say, i'm a huge fan!
xx

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Le Petit Louise said...

I want that dress!!
xoxo Louise Petit

LePetitPetit.blogspot.com

lifeisamaze said...

wonderful dress !

MizzJ said...

I think the wind actually makes these shots interesting! I get you with the wind and messing up the hair though - I HATED that when I had bangs.

choicesmultiple said...

Amazingly chic, you have such amazing style! The dress is gorgeous, i wouldnt mind at all havin' it inside my closet. And the boots, their shape and heel is so elegant! Perfect!