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The Vintage Valley: Jona

The Vintage Valley

The personal blog of a vintage & goodwill shopper

Tuesday, April 6, 2010







Who says you cant wear a floor length cocktail gown as everyday wear, well I guess it all depends on the design and fabric really but ive had this gorgeous dress in my wardrobe for awhile I wore it once to a ball and haven’t really worn it since..i cant understand how we shell out so much money for a dress and never end up wearing it again..so today I felt like a bit of a bohemian princess the fabric is floaty and gorgeous with the casual denim jacket.. I did roll down the top of the dress to make it into a bit more of a casual design though (plus it was a little more comfortable)

If I look a bit bewildered in the pics its because I woke up at the crack of dawn to get them I usually get home (run around trying to catch the light before it fades) and take a few snaps then but ive been finding I never usually have any time to do anything else in the evening sooo, heres to a new shedual..please excuse the puffy eyes and sleep induced hair mop haha

I have been obsessed with these wooden platforms lately, I have no idea why I think it might be the shoes of choice for my Autumn outfits I guess!! I have been on the scout for knee high flat suede boots I know they are a little hard to keep in good condition but I have found the best protecting spray so pretty much all my suede shoes don’t get ruined!!! I cant for the life of me remember what its called…but will find out!!

So the Easter detox has started..im officially at war with chocolate..ohh especially crunchy chocolate its so darn incredible..

Wearing vintage brown belt, brown leather platforms, vintage satchel, green and brown pattern cocktail dress.


Blogger Emm said...

great shoes!
Love your fringe. Stop looking so beautiful your making me jealous =)

from spindizzyfall

April 6, 2010 at 8:34 PM  
Blogger M. said...

you rock the maxi dress, it looks so awesome on you!

lovelove, M.

April 6, 2010 at 8:46 PM  
Blogger June Paski said...

love ur gawn, very pretty!


April 6, 2010 at 9:07 PM  
Blogger sarah said...

yes - jean jackets are BACK with a vengeance! loving this.
that dress is gorgeous, by the way!
(good luck with your new early morning schedule!)

April 6, 2010 at 9:40 PM  
Blogger Becca Jane said...

This dress looks so lovely! I love the print

April 6, 2010 at 10:03 PM  
Blogger ♥Lola said...

Adore this outfit! The light denim looks lovely with this print :)

April 6, 2010 at 10:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the cocktail dress and its mix of colours!


April 7, 2010 at 12:41 AM  
Blogger Couture said...

Beautiful dress!

April 7, 2010 at 12:49 AM  
Anonymous Shaminista said...

These pics are so inspiring! Just love your outfit!!!!

April 7, 2010 at 1:52 AM  
Blogger Amanda said...

I will be wearing something similiar to teach the first-graders today, minus those gorgey gorge wooden platforms!!
[in the 80s in NYC today!! *yay*]

I love those colors and textury patterns of the pieces you paired together too.

You have an eye, missy.

Happy Wednesday!!

April 7, 2010 at 3:08 AM  
Blogger Kate said...

This is just lovely! I love that you paired the dress with a cropped denim jacket, it looks great!

April 7, 2010 at 5:15 AM  
Blogger Luzhilda said...

mmm, crunchy chocolate... nooooo, forget about it, detox! :P

April 7, 2010 at 5:35 AM  
Blogger Fifth Sparrow said...

I love this! it looks so dreamy and beautiful, definitely boho princess! xx

April 7, 2010 at 6:39 AM  
Blogger Clara said...

amazing pics!
lovely look

April 7, 2010 at 7:57 AM  
Blogger Fabulocity in Amish Country said...

This is a great maxi dress!! And I love the pairing with the denim dress!! :)

April 7, 2010 at 8:33 AM  
Blogger THELOOKING_GLASS said...

I think this is my favorite outfit!

April 7, 2010 at 9:00 AM  
Blogger Piia said...

Amazing dress and shoes, and I like the song too :)


April 7, 2010 at 9:09 AM  
Blogger Tieka, Selective Potential said...

Absolutely gorgeous! I love this dress on you.

April 7, 2010 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger Margaret said...

oh you're gorgeous!
love your hair cut
and your shoes are awesome!!
love the photos and really enjoy reading your posts
great blog :D
stop by some time xx

April 8, 2010 at 12:19 AM  
Blogger muchlove said...

you are so gorgeous.

P.S. I did a post about the photo garland on my blog! :)

April 8, 2010 at 8:01 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ooo...love that denim jacket!

you look so pretty. :)

April 8, 2010 at 8:09 PM  
Blogger  said...

These pictures literally took my breath away, they are so lovely and you look so beautiful. And of course that dress is amazing (as is the whole outfit!!!)

April 16, 2010 at 4:07 AM  

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