Monday, January 10, 2011

Edgy Schoolgirl

I've had this dress since seventh grade. I wore it in my middle school talent shows when I performed magic. I was quite the little magician back in those days...
I found the dress on the Belk sale rack for a ridiculously low price, and I've gotten more wear out of it than I ever imagined I would. Last friday, I wore it to dinner at a trendy restaurant in downtown Nashville. I wore my pink lace tights, but they were snagged by my shoe on the way out the door. So I switched them out for some white lace tights (it's kind of hard to see them against the background). The white further illustrates the look I was going for.
The outfit was vaguely inspired by Spring 2010 Miu Miu. But I was also going for the contrast between the schoolgirl-esque and the edgy.
Schoolgirl... button-down, tights, and glasses.
Edgy... sequins, studs, bag, and zebra necklace.

Dress- French Connection/ Tights- Target/ Shoes- Aldo/ Headband, Necklace, Glasses, Bracelet- Forever 21/ Ring- Michael's/ Bag- Mulberry for Target

Worn with MAC Cosmetics Process Magenta lip pencil and Red Electric pigment powder.
I also tried some new Revlon nail polish in "Emerald". Obviously, the colors are a bit off from the photo editing.


  1. amazing! love the bag!
    xoxo Sienna

  2. You remind me of Tavi! Great style, adore that ring! x

  3. I love this outfit.
    I mean I love all your outfits :)

  4. nice photos, love the ring!

    vist my blog (:

  5. gorgeous bag and you're rocking those red lips! x

  6. Wow love your style,
    you are so unic! :D

  7. your mulberry bag really stands out! i love the color combinations


  8. Loving the bag!!! and your dress is amazing love all the sequins

  9. amazeballs! love the editing here. your smile is adorable.



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  11. so so cute! i love that purse! :)

  12. i think the ring is the best. really great !
    greetings from germany ♥

  13. I love that dress! it so pretty and the red lipstick really pops out too!

    I just found your blog and i really like it!!

    Im a new follower!

    Please follow me too??!!

    marja <3

  14. I love that dress. And love that you made it into a daytime dress!


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