Thursday, September 8, 2011

Cotton candy and bubblegum

I felt so delightfully candy-like in this outfit - bubblegum on top, cotton candy on the bottom! This was the perfect lightweight outfit for a 90-degree day. (Which I mostly spent inside, except when we took these photos. But hey, it was hot on the roof!) I made this skirt last week out of an old nightgown that my aunt didn't want anymore. It was my first time putting an elastic waistband in a piece of clothing, and since I just winged it and didn't have any directions to follow, the waist didn't turn out too pretty. Thus, the gigantic belt. I threw my kitschy purse into the mix because I figured this would be one of the last times I could use it this year before it became seasonally inappropriate.

Top: Old Navy
Skirt: made from an old nightgown (free from aunt)
Shoes: BCBG from Macy's
Bag: thrifted from Rerun
Sunglasses: Oscar de la Renta from TJ Maxx
Necklace: thrifted from a flea market
Belt: free from aunt


  1. you look dazzling!love your style!

  2. <3 your skirt dear :D
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  4. Oh wow! This is just a gorgeous and elegant outfit! The skirt is fantastic!

  5. Wow! I can't believe you made that skirt out of a night gown! That is impressive and very creative!! Just lovely!

    xoxo Denise

  6. I love this color combo - that skirt makes you look like a mermaid!

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  7. This is the outfit that brought me to your blog (via - you look absolutely gorgeous. I love that something as mundane as a nightie can be made to look so chic!

    Right, I'm off to raid my mum's wardrobe for nightwear.

    Catherine x


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