Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Of the 90's



Last weekend I spent a good few days really getting back into thrifting. I hit up the west village with friends, and even made my way down 23rd street. Sometimes I'm lucky, other times I end up bringing things home only to discover they have holes or are just downright overused. But still, the thrill of the hunt for something one-of-a-kind is my ultimate pleasure. I was smitten with this printed number I found in Williamsburg the moment I laid eyes on it. Not only did it have a long, slim cut, but it was the fact that this exact print was almost identical to a piece I had in my wardrobe as a child, made me buy it. It's oh so 90's, the time of my youth, and I can just picture the tween version of myself with a similar choker, but maybe with an extreme high ponytail and a pair of embarrassingly elevated black sneakers (yikes). Anyways, I've outgrown the 90's but revisiting it in some way or another is just too fun! 

By the way, can you tell that I'm on a Vanessa Mooney binge? Her handmade, colorful jewels make me giddy every single morning. I think one of my main decisions each day is figuring how I can incorporate at least one of her chokers into an outfit...I'm that obsessed.

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90 comments:

Miss Molly said...

beautiful colours, love this look!

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Elise and Margot said...

this look is just great!

x For Happy Days

Closet Fashionista said...

That dress looks like it was made for you!! SOOO perfect!! And I love all your jewelry :D
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Tinacious Me said...

super cute necklace!
Tina @ Tinacious.Me

Ekaterina said...

Very nice pictures!

annalisa said...

love your top soo muchh!

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Natali said...

Fantastic bag, also, you've totally scored big time with this dress, it's pure perfection!!

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Silvia said...

Perfect style as usual!

Kisses

Silvia
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garde said...

you know your style is unique. beautiful dress...
kisses
fran

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DF said...

Ces bijoux sont très beaux

VALERIE WANG said...

this dress looks so vintage!great outfit!<3


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xxxx

Stolen from Grandma said...

such a gorgeous find!! x

Monse Fuentes said...

love the dress!



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Sofia said...

love this dress
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AVY said...

A little hippie-ish, I like it.

/ Avy
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Mica said...

Love the print on the dress, great find! Fun way to remember your childhood too! :)


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Collections said...

Love that dress and necklace.

Collections

Manon said...

Gorgeous vintage dress !

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Sunny said...

love the rings!

Julia Henderson said...

the dress is lovely, i love the pattern!

Well... said...

Oooh, absolutely love this ethnic dress and the gorgeous jewelry! That choker is just stunning <3

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Kenzie and Maddy said...

That is such a pretty dress!

Mary Kapsi said...

Adorable!
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Mia said...

Amazing mix and details!:D

Mell-Ali said...

amazing dress :)

styledigger said...

Haha I just came back from a thrifting hunt:) Love the look, it's super fresh and so different from what I usually see on fashion jobs. Please keep thrifting:)

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la tiquismiquis said...

oh i am in loooove with this look <3

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Peti said...

In the 90ies I was a little child, but I love this look, too..

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Sylvie said...

the dress and shoes are great together!

rahelita sway said...

simple and simply great!

monkeyshines ♥ said...

fantastic ethnic prints!

Bises,
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RHODA said...

love all your pieces!

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The Fancy Teacup said...

The pattern of your dress, the Vanessa Mooney items...all so perfect and beautiful!

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Shandrese/Natalia said...

love that dress!! you look amazing!

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Sausan Hanifah said...

i love ur necklace and dress so much <3


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FashionFlirt said...

Great look, love the bag! :)

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Jasmin

Dominika said...

great look!
i LOVE your shoes!
<3

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Rosalinda Tjioe said...

That's such a lovely dress! X

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Lubna said...

I really like the dress, the accessories are just incredible! Love the stacked rings x

Lubna
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Mira said...

You are just TOO gorgeous, that dress is absolutely amazing!
Kisses from Finland!

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Laura said...

SO cute!

Xoxo
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Nathalie St-Pierre Roths said...

Love your dress pattern.

Nathalie
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Kristin Panggabean said...

Absolutely love this ethnic dress and u so gorgeous as usual :)


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Lulut Marganingtyas said...

great styling as always :)

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The Canon Girl said...

What a beautiful dress and boots! I love the whole look, the jewellery, the hair, the bag... just absolutely gorgeous.

Iris said...

LOVE the 90s, and totally loving this look!

lifeisamaze said...

Beautiful outfit ! I love everything !

Janne said...

Love the dress!

By Natalia Vizcarra said...

I love your outfit, especially dress!
Kisses honey!

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Hanna & Christel said...

perfect!

<3

Victória said...

I just love this outfitt, is amazing!The dress is adorable and i love the way you styled!You have an amazing sense of style!Love toy blog as well.
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Emmy said...

What a great find! It is very 90's (I was a teenager then:P)

sweet harvest moon said...

Long dresses always look amazing on you!

Gita said...

That necklace is brilliant. You always seem to own that one piece that I would die for! ;)

xxxx
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Andrea said...

the dress is wonderful and i love the bag too!

SebastianMx said...

pretty nice outfit!!! love all f your accesories!!

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Ms.Fashionista said...

I lovee thrifting! You can find such good things especially in NYC. I am obsessed with Vanessa Mooney too. I was just recently sent a ring and necklace by her and am obsessed! It's all handmade in LA which is even better.

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xo

Michelleesque said...

What a great find! I love your bag, too!

Michelle
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Violet E. said...

so beautiful <3

immerlight said...

Great pictures and jewelry!)

Tori Bonaventura said...

I am in love with this whole entire outfit, ohmagosh!!!
xo, Tori
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THRIFTED.net said...

such a great dress! love the print

xx
Caitie @ www.thriftedandmodern.com

Selene said...

l<3ve it
l<3ve it

Am2Pm Chic said...

I adore the bag, so nice.
xoxo
Christy

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dimitri said...

It's a great look and your vintage dress is so lovey.
xx

Camilla said...

i adore that dress, so cute

xo Camilla

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OctoberSong said...

That necklace is the best thing ever.. You look beautiful!:)

el_martina said...

I love print on your dress!!!!

Jenna Hughes said...

i'm obsessed with all the jewelry!!

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Lizzie said...

LOVE that pattern of the dress and the fab bag. I often daydream about how good the 90's were...stir-up leggings, hair scrunchies and all :) haha

xo
Lizzie
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Jacqueline said...

Sweet find!!!! I love this outfit!

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MODA TIME said...

lovely outfit!!

the chic addict said...

Sweet bag!

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Gabrielle @ LookSharpSconnie said...

Hey Natalie! Where are those shoes from? They're fantabuliscious.

Gabrielle @ LookSharpSconnie said...

Nevermind - Frye it is. Gotcha.

Fabrizia said...

Super cute pattern!

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Raspberry and Rouge said...

Pretty dress! XO Rebecca

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KaRoL said...

love your dress

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Evi said...

Great look! You are so pretty!

Evi xoxo

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★ diyearte by L and S ★ said...

beautiful!

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Nicole Moore said...

you're killing it!! love!xx

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Eva said...

Love this outfit so much!

Eva x
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evie stothert said...

such a beautiful print! x

Diva In Me said...

Like that shoes.

ALEXIA MICKENS said...

Cute dress and bag!

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Seeking Style said...

Where do you go thrifting? I'll be in NY this summer and am dying to find good thrift stores!

xo Jennifer

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LPM Ashley said...

Love this Natalie! That is such a beautiful dress! :) xx

alice san said...

love this n this is such a beautiful dress! :) in love with it! :)

Liana Wibowo said...

I heart your bag!!! ;))

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