Friday, October 22, 2010

Outfit: Green and White Casual Frock

Gasp! Would you look at that? I'm posting two days in a row. However, I don't think I'm feeling particularly wordy today so my pictures shall have to suffice!

I went into town, yesterday, to look for some bits and pieces for my possible Halloween costume (I'm leaving it late, as usual) and decided that since it was a warm, sunny day I would wear the dress I bought from 1385 at the beginning of last month. The label is 'Henderson Casuals', hence the title of this post.

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Outfit details: 1950s hat - Red Ruby Vintage; vintage sunglasses - Salvos; 1940s dress - etsy; handbag - Salvos; bracelets - gift and Rubi Shoes; vintage shoes - etsy.

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I got my mum to take these photos so the camera was on the auto settings, which ended up being a bit overexposed. Definitely not going to use them again. But I love this dress! It's gorgeous. Absolutely my latest favourite...maybe. The white and green made me think of Scarlett's dress from near the beginning of Gone With the Wind:


When I thought of that I felt like wearing my big 1930s straw hat but I need to attach some hat elastic to it (hat pins and I are not friends, just yet) so it won't blow away.

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I also decided I would wear my new-to-me white shoes. I spent all last summer searching for the perfect pair of white shoes and I've finally found them! Hurrah. And they're relatively comfortable, too.

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Here's a photo of my face, which I'm not all that keen on. The photo, I mean - not my face! I'm very fond of that. It's the angle I don't like but I was too lazy to get the tripod and whatnot out. I was also desperately trying not to squint - it was a lot sunnier than it looks in this shot.

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I also forgot to take a shot from behind so you could see my hat, etc. Even though this is a bathroom mirror shot taken on an iPhone I kind of like the atmosphere. 

Love,
Andi B. Goode
x

24 comments:

  1. The dress is adorable! I love your outfit, it just screams "summer!" =)
    Taking pictures in sunlight is just so tricky! I find that I always make a face, a face that at least to me says "I really, really want to squint but I'm trying not to". Lol!

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  2. The last shot is great! A little David Lynch ^U^ Loving the dress as well.

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  3. la pie...: Thank-you! I love green, too, but don't own a lot. =D
    Erika: Thanks! Hehe, yes, exactly.
    tunabake: Hee, thanks!! That's an awesome compliment. =D

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  4. What a gorgeous dress, suits you so well! Love the shoes too

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  5. Lovely, lovely, lovely. And yes, I do believe you have found the perfect pair of white shoes!

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  6. What a lovely dress, I could have such a dress :)
    It's so strange to look at your pics, so much sun and you can really SEE how warm it is. Here it is +1'C and actually snowing right now, and pretty dark already... So different.

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  7. beautiful!! I am in love with green and black right now for fall/winter, but will totally think of this white and green combo for spring and summer. Gorgeous!

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  8. I actually really love the last shot. that dress is magnificent!

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  9. I definitely see the Scarlett dress in this!!!! i LOVE IT.

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  10. How pretty! Looks swell! :D The color is very pretty!!! -Miss Amethyst
    http://missamethystspowderroom.blogspot.com/

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  11. I really like the last photo as the refection of your back looks like someone is leaving the room, which is what I thought until I noticed they were wearing the same things as you and I read the description :)

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  12. Such a gorgeous outfit :)
    Love the dress and those shoes are just lovely too

    Happy weekend!

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  13. That dress is very very cute! Love those colours.

    You know, I found a bag almost exactly like that one at an opshop here. Perfect for summer!

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  14. What a perfectly lovely spring outfit!
    I luv green too but like you don't own a lot for some reason.
    Your right those shoes are perfect,what a great find.I hope i can find some similar to those.
    The whole ensemble is just totally sweet:)

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  15. I *love* that dress! It's very Scarlett-esque indeed, which is always a good thing in my book : )
    I'm so very jealous that it's spring in your part of the globe; these pictures are making me long for warm weather and my white espadrille wedges, sigh!

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  16. Ah Summer! Love that dress, it's quickly turning into winter here so the thought of wearing summery cotton dresses is far from our minds!

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  17. That's a fantastic outfit - you look as though you're off for a picnic by the seaside or something. I love it.

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  18. This is one of my favourite dresses of yours, it is so fresh and summery x

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  19. I love the shape and cut of that dress, it fits you perfectly!

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  20. I love this dress on you!! You look so lovely!!

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  21. Thank-you everyone for such lovely comments. They really make my day! I just wish I had the time to reply to you all individually (if only there was a function for that on blogger, too)

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  22. I love love love those shoes!!

    I found a similar pair at an op-shop at the end of last summer and am excited to get them out now the weather is warmer!

    Gaby xo

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