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a darker form.

This dress was supposed to go up on Atlantis Vintage but I couldn't part with it.
It's a nice wool and has rounded shoulder pads. Purchased at Goodwill on Saturday.
Perfect with my Balenciaga boots (first time debuting them on Sea of Shoes). 
Perfect with everything, really. Feeling really good about this sillouhette.I hope I get to wear it a few more times before it gets too hot for wool here in Dallas.

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  1. Brigadeiro wrote:

    OMG!!! Can’t believe you have those Balenciagas!!! They are 2D4! Love the vintage wool dress too!
    xx

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  2. quelle wrote:

    i wouldn’t part with that dress either!

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  3. Why have you been hiding those boots! What other shoes have you been hiding from us?!?!
    http://www.davidcasavant.net/

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  4. gennie wrote:

    wow you would have those balenciaga boots!! haha.
    i saw your blue bubble skirt today at the barneys on rodeo drive :)

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  5. mandi wrote:

    I LOVE the boots… I LOVE the dress (don’t part with it…ever!)… and I LOVE the hat.
    I don’t know how I feel about it all paired together though…the proportions seem a bit funny.
    http://whatnotandi.blogspot.com

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  6. THIS IS MY FAVORITE OUTFIT OF ALL TIMEZ. seriously. it’s genius perfect amazingness.

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  7. stunning!! i love this darker feel!

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  8. becca wrote:

    do you have a livejournal?

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  9. william wrote:

    I’ve been waiting for you to bust these boots out! I kept seeing them in the background of photos wondering when you would wear them. I love how they look with a long hemline.

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  10. Lucile wrote:

    Are those boots ? Or is it the just leather pants paired with pointy shoes ?? The illusion looks great anyway ! Gorgeous dress ! x

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  11. Karen wrote:

    i love love that hat!!

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  12. Archibald Maximilion wrote:

    I love this beyond belief. I have many favourites of yours but this is right up there.

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  13. veronica wrote:

    Oh my, those boot’s are made for walking.
    Amazing!

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  14. oh Jane – this is definitely the best outfit of yours! Absolute brilliance, that dress was made to be worn with those shoes!
    Show us close-ups and more outfits of these shoes ASAP!
    xx b

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  15. amanda wrote:

    love your hat!

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  16. nathalie wrote:

    wowwwwww!!!!! just for the vintage dress

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  17. candice wrote:

    omg those shoes are amazing!!!

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  18. Skylice wrote:

    wooow lovely clothes and killer boots!!

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  19. keren wrote:

    Wow, my first thoughts were something along the lines of witch-like. Really great look, and those boots are gorgeous! :)

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  20. PHAMZY wrote:

    GORGEOUS OUTFIT JANE! I LOVE THE BOOTS SO MUCH!
    http://ckuf-info.blogspot.com/

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  21. Leia wrote:

    The dress is really lovely and looks so great on you. At first I thought the boots were leather trousers and had to look twice!

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  22. Evlin wrote:

    I love this hat!
    It’s perfet!
    great outfit
    x

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  23. Melissa wrote:

    Boo, why can’t I find anything like that dress when I go to goodwill? Poo poo pa poo. Love the outfit, dear. Those boots make me weep!

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  24. cindy khor wrote:

    that is really one of a kind boots… those chunky swollen base really adds effect to the boots (literally shouting “hey, look at me…”)… super funky…love em

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  25. Justyna wrote:

    I love your style but the most i love your house!

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  26. I love the dark and mysterious look on you
    Click here to visit me at Vintage Tea!
    x

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  27. lucille wrote:

    U look so beautiful ! You have a style …
    love your blog !
    Lucille a sea of shoes addict !

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  28. Emma wrote:

    o.m.g I love the hat so much. It’s A-Mazing!
    isthisreallife2.blogspot.com

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  29. amazing. i like this, with the hat it reminds me of ann d. I love that dress too, i dont blame you for keeping it.

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  30. Margarita wrote:

    Those boots are absolutely amazing. You look mysterious.
    http://fab.typepad.com

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  31. char wrote:

    love love love those boots! very apt together with the dress!

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  32. Mariona wrote:

    Everyone knows that I love Nicolas Ghesquière and of course their boots but the pics are uauuuuu, like the look, you looks absolutely fantastic with this hat, très chic …

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  33. lunarzie wrote:

    mysterious look today :-) always something new from you. really nice! :-)

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  34. deltay wrote:

    Mmm beautiful dress, can def see why it’s hard to part with ;)
    http://lucidconspiracy.blogspot.com

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  35. J. Rene' wrote:

    They all look really great together! I wish I would have been half as cool as you at your age!

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  36. luxirare wrote:

    ………………………wtf……………….those boots…………………………….
    …………………………….ahhhh!

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  37. shoesick wrote:

    Ohhh man, i am going to need a close up of those balenciaga boots. Stat. LOOOVEEE.

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  38. wow you are scaring the crap outta me! great pics and LOVE those boots. So Matrix :)
    xoxo Lusty
    http://www.ontheblogbandwagon.blogspot.com

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  39. Love the boots Jane.

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  40. jessica wrote:

    i loveeee the bootss!! so amazingg!!

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  41. Kristina wrote:

    perfection from head to toe. that 2nd picture just drew me in

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  42. Zoey wrote:

    Whoa! Are you channeling one of the coolest movie posters ever? http://www.filmint.nu/?q=node/101

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  43. Stephanie wrote:

    What a great look. I love the dress…good call on your part for keeping it.
    Oh! and the boots…swoooonnnn!!!
    xoxo
    Stephanie

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  44. laruss wrote:

    Hi jane! my name is lara,of course you don’t know mw,becuse i’m italian and i’ve a blog from a very little time..anyway i really really like your style and how you interpret fashion..i LOVE your mum’s comme des garçonne and also this dress.. see you..;P

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  45. ida wrote:

    where do you buy all of your shoes?? I can’t find these anywhere.. at least not online, and that’s the only place where i can find balenciagas in Sweden.. do you have any tips of where i can find them?

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  46. preciouspeters wrote:

    This reminds me of the Alchemist in the movie The Holy Mountain.

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  47. Serena wrote:

    Such an amazing outfit! You look like a super-villain in the best possible way. Great pictures as well.

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  48. Emelie wrote:

    your style is so awsome! Love the outfit.

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  49. Heleen wrote:

    yesss keep the dress! I want to see what other combinations you come up with!

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  50. Very witchy. LOVE IT!

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  51. no you do not have those boots?!?!?!? You and your mom MUST share a closet. It’s settled! :) Adorable!

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  52. Alyssa wrote:

    Amazing! Love this whole look from top to bottom. You and your mother mesmerize me day after day with your shoes, your home and your unbelievable knack for all things styled. Bravo!
    ((love your boots))

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  53. Chicisimo wrote:

    Such a beautiful dress!
    Kisses
    Maria

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  54. Amy wrote:

    I was scrolling through…so glad to see that you finally remembered those fabulous boots! I’m pretty sure I’ve only worn mine twice, though. ;)

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  55. Love Machine wrote:

    OMG!!! you look just like El Topo, the favorite John Lennon´s Movie, that was your inspiration?

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  56. nikkimoose wrote:

    these boots are incredible

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  57. Cassandre wrote:

    OMG ! As usual I really love your style …
    I’m so enviouuuus !
    You’re a fashion icon girl !
    A Frenchy
    xxx Cass from Gossip-cass.blogspot

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  58. Ashley wrote:

    Very “Jeepers Creepers”…

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  59. NaTas wrote:

    Samara with “The Ring”?? :D
    Is very interesting style!
    You are oracle fashion!!!
    Your clothes are fantastics :)
    Big + !!!
    And this photos :)
    They are too fantastic!
    Respects ;)

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  60. Amalia wrote:

    Off topic but if you don’t mind me saying – I don’t think that rug works in your living room (don’t get me wrong, I like the rug, I just think it’s better suited in a slicker, more contemporary, more masculine environment) A Turkish kilim, or some other oriental/tribal rug in muted reds, browns and olive greens might work better, nothing too busy or intricate in pattern either. Just an observation.

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  61. Claire wrote:

    Your balenciaga collection is so ridiculously lovely. I really like the shape of the outfit too.

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  62. your brilliance astounds me. the hat! i die *faints dramatically*

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  63. sandra wrote:

    too cute the way you wrote ” silhouette” :)
    I love the silhouette, but too dark for my tastes

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  64. Laura wrote:

    God those boots are seriously fierce!
    Jealous! The dress is lovely too!
    http://aforteforfashion.blogspot.com

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  65. ray wrote:

    JANE JANE JANE!!!
    if you read any of these, read this: YOU KILL ME!
    i lOVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVEEE those boots and cannot believe this is their virgin post
    i put them in so many poly sets and patiently save and await their ebay/department store pop up
    xoxoxo
    you made my day

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  66. athena wrote:

    Awesome outfit Jane! I think this has got to be my favorite. And, so perfect for a Texan! Yes, I too hope I can wear some of my wool & winter outfits a few more times before it gets to hot & humid here in Big D!

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  67. Sydnie wrote:

    The boots are adorable, Jane! I can’t believe you’ve waited until now to debut them! It kind of makes me wonder what else you’re hiding, though … :)
    Sydnie
    http://www.takemeouttotherunway.blogspot.com

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  68. samantha wrote:

    your shoes are very hit-or-miss

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  69. drollgirl wrote:

    GIVE. ME. THOSE. BOOTS.

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  71. hermine wrote:

    It would be great if you’d blog photos of your house! It is really fabolous. Where do you get the money from? a pair of balenciagas is not a random buy for everyone.

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  72. Parisgirl2013 wrote:

    You’re tall and have the PERFECT build for a runway model.

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  73. jessie wrote:

    oh dear, that floppy hat is perfectly classy.

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  74. Kelsey wrote:

    Such a gorgeous find. Such a cool silhouette.

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  75. Fiona wrote:

    I want your hat!

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  76. mayk wrote:

    those boots never stop amazing me.

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  77. lolapop* wrote:

    they are the most beautiful boots i have ever seen in my life. i hate you!

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  78. I love your poses in this post; very fitting :).

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  79. I love your poses in this post; very fitting :).

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  80. I love your poses in this post; very fitting :).

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  81. vanessa wrote:

    it has a v for vendetta feel…is that what you were going for?

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  82. Leita wrote:

    I come to your blog everyday because I just love the variety of shoes!

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  83. Summer F. wrote:

    You found that at Goodwill? You certainly have talent when it comes to thrifting… You should write a segment on tips and tricks for thrifting…and maybe some of your best finds while thrifting…
    -Summer

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  84. Christina Chan wrote:

    Awesome, you are wearing $2000 Balenciaga boots. I wonder how many children in Africa that would feed.

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  85. R wrote:

    Those boots are freakin ridiculous! The awesome good kind of ridiculous btw =)

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  86. Tommie wrote:

    This is my fav outfit since i read your blog ! Just amazing !

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  87. chantelle wrote:

    your balenciagas are tooo wicked

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  88. Cyrielle wrote:

    U are so thin!! I like it! its delicious to look at ur pictures! this boots are amazing!

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  89. no no no. dont ever sell it.
    im really wondering how you can bear to set up a vintage site. i mean, your items are versatile and classic. and i see that you have a walk-in wardrobe the size of my living room to store them!
    xo,
    shekillsjuly
    (i’ve added you on my blogroll!)

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  90. heini wrote:

    awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww <3 <3 <3 again!

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  91. Sydnie wrote:

    Jane, I was so surprised and happy when I recieved your comment on my blog! Thank you so much, and you’re my idol! Obviously, I’ll be sure to keep an eye on your blog for your next post!
    Sydnie
    http://www.takemeouttotherunway.blogspot.com

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  92. chauss wrote:

    i have worn my same bal boots sooo much this past season that i need to resole them, lol! arent they comfortable? and the leather is perfect!
    http://ckparis.blogspot.com

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  93. Chloe wrote:

    I love your boots, they are fantastic!

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  94. The Dealer wrote:

    I LOVE the boots

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  95. Isabel wrote:

    Love the dress! And the shoes are just perfect :)
    http://izzyinwonderland.wordpress.com

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  96. franny wrote:

    haha – spy versus spy

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  97. UNDERTAKER!! Love it!!

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  98. Yvonne wrote:

    Love the darker, more somber look, Jane! A little bit V for Vendetta, the silhouette. Love!

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  99. those Balenciaga boots are breathtaking. and I love that you’ve mixed them with a dress from the Goodwill. the silhouette is perfect!

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  100. Gorgeous outfit, you should DEF keep the dress!!

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  101. brandi wrote:

    love!! cute hat!

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  103. danie wrote:

    those shoes are INCREDIBLE. please post some close ups of them in the near future!
    Seriously- they’re so unique, i love the silhouette they give.

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  104. Audrey wrote:

    Those Balenciaga boots + that dress = ABSOLUTE PERFECTION! So ethereal. Do you know where I might be able to find a pair of those Balenciaga boots in size 40? I see a few pairs listed on Ebay but they are all sizes smaller than 40. I NEED those boots in my life.

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  105. charliep wrote:

    who made those tiles you are standing on.
    maybe you should start an interiors blog ?
    you are very talented

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  106. those boots are blowing my mind.

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  107. dbf wrote:

    you look like a black mage!!!! sweet!

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  108. Becca wrote:

    ahh the boots. Incredible, incredible.

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  109. lo wrote:

    i love this hat. niceeeeeeeeeeee

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  110. georgie wrote:

    I knew you were magical, Janie, but this just proves that you’re sorcery is not only present, but powerful!
    Keep casting those spells, lady.

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  111. Rosanna wrote:

    shoe envy!!!!
    xoxo
    rosanna
    http://www.littlemissdressup.com

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  112. kero wrote:

    those boots are fantastic.

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  113. love the dress, that’s a great Goodwill find!

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  114. Grace wrote:

    Hahaha for some reason when I saw this outfit the thought Grim Reaper flashed into my head. Totally dig this look.

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  115. I love your outfits so much, and this too- but im not so keen on the boots.. il have another look! xxx

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  116. Meme H wrote:

    I luv all ur clothes. Im only 12 and your blog is so much keweler than mine. TOTALLY HEART IT!!!!!!!

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  117. stellarpato wrote:

    reminds me of a jodorowsky’s movie

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  118. kacee wrote:

    where did you get your boots?

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