This is another find from Re-Edited Vintage. It is a Japanese made dress with exquisite detailing. You can’t believe the amount of pintucking in this dress! It must have taken ages to make. I feel incredibly lucky to have it. It is the kind of dress that calls for a petticoat, and luckily I have a ruffled Laura Ashley petticoat that went with it perfectly. See, I knew it would pay to hoard my Laura Ashley! The paper parasol is a thrift store find. It’s so funny how this dress, petticoat, and parasol went together so well. I often find vintage to be serendipitous that way.

I regret that we didn’t get a good photo of my white granny boots in this shoot. They are my prized possessions! Rachel Comey made them last season and I ordered them as soon as they were available for purchase. I was going crazy with impatience until my pair arrived. I’m nuts for Victorian style boots so these really were a dream come true for me. I will be sure to get a good picture of these boots soon, you all have to see them. If Rachel Comey made these again, I would buy them in every color. It would be so great if they came in a patent red, or even in a multicolored combination.

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When I first saw pieces of the Christofle jewelry collection at their Dallas boutique, I felt an instant affinity for the clean asymmetrical lines and simplicity of the collection. The recurring motifs of irregular circles is simultaneously innovative and timelessly classic. I love the silver pieces that are adorned with diamonds to make them both modern and precious. When it comes to jewelry, it is heirloom pieces like these I gravitate towards. If I was looking for a Valentine’s treat for myself…I can think of nothing better than a stack of the signature Idole de Christofle bangles. These are the kinds of pieces I would want to become my style signature, looking equally chic with a black boatneck bodysuit and pencil skirt or with a cable knit turtleneck and brogues for a dressed down look.

Wearing Wolford black bodysuit with No. 21 pencil skirt, grey coat, Chanel pumps with Idole de Christofle white gold and diamond deck ring, pendant necklace, sterling silver bangle, sterling silver thin bangle, and silver plated multi-ring layering necklace. Continue reading

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Happy Monday! The week is already getting off to a busy start but I could not help but start my morning with a little online window shopping. I’ve been craving a plaid pencil mini and this one from Topshop does the trick perfectly. I can totally see wearing this with a camel toggle coat and penny loafers. Mission plaid mini accomplished! Continue reading