Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Checking Out Check

Please excuse the awful title (it was either that or "Ooh, 'eck, I love check") - I'll say it time and again but I do hate thinking of blog titles! I've started to realise that a lot of my favourite articles of clothing are done in check fabrics - I love check, I'm mad on plaid, etc.

My last two etsy dresses have both been somewhat check-ish, if not entirely check. Here's a couple of sneak peeks before you get to see me in them!



from adelinesattic (actually, if you follow me on twitter you may have seen a mirror+iPhone shot of me in this one).



And, to round off the post, here are a couple of my favourite outfits from blogland this last week or so (also showcasing some great plaid dresses...)

Miss Tami Lee of My Moving Finger Writes. I've admired this lady since I saw her posting at vintagehair on LJ.

And the very lovely Riikka of Harlean's Heyday. She has great style and great taste in practically everything, so it seems! 

I'm also very excited about another dress in a sort of check that starts with 'ging' and ends with 'ham' that I purchased just the other day but you shall all have to wait for more information on that one!

Andi B. Goode

P.S. Apologies for the unexpected absence and the lack of commenting I've been doing. Oops!


  1. I love checks and plaid too! Sometimes I wonder if it's my 90's upbringing subconsciously affecting my fashion choices or if I watch too many classic films with plaid dresses. Either way I'm addicted ;-D

    I've said it before, but I'm SO with you on the titling thing. I just scheduled my post for tomorrow, and spent like 30 minutes trying to come up with a title.. when I finally did, I realized it sounded weird so I added a disclaimer about it at the end of my post, to try to explain what it meant lol .. needless to say, it's definitely my least favorite part of blogging!

  2. I LOVE any plaid and check pattern too

  3. I love a bit of plaid! I also wanted to say thanks for the vintage etsy store advice you have me a while ago. I finally bit the bullet a little while ago and bought two vintage dresses off etsy. Then last weekend we were in Caloundra and I found another gorgeous one which I posted about on my blog. I think I have officially been bitten by the vintage bug. I really want to buy a whole bunch of vintage so I can wear vintage everday.

  4. These dresses look lovely!!
    From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

  5. I do love checks too but don't have much, I have lots of material that needs making up though!

    And don't even get me started on blog titles, hate it!

  6. Can't WAIT to see your new purchases in their full glory, hee! :)

    And thank you for featuring my outfit and for the lovely comment. It made me squee a little bit! ;)

    Love you!

  7. Ooh! I do love me some checks too (or plaid or gingham ;). That dress from Adeline's Attic looks so intriguing with the lacing detail!

    ♥ Casey

  8. ooh, I love that Nancy frock...and I'm glad you love the other one from me! Check plaid, gingham, I love it all!

  9. I am so with you on checks and plaid. In fact I've been wanting to do a plaid post but I'm a little scared, I have a feeling more than half my blouses are plaid. LOL

  10. so pretty. I love stripes, plaids, gingham, checkers, etc.. . . yeyeyeyeey!

  11. hehe 'ging' 'ham' it really is the little things in life :')

  12. Oooh Eck, I do love your check dresses Andi! Can't wait to see them on

  13. Aww thank you :)

    I definitely share your plaid-love. plaid, tartan, gingham.. It's the best! I can't wait to see that first number one, the colours & pockets are too cute!

  14. oooh yeah, can't go past some plaid!

  15. Can't wait to see these on you, particularly the one from our lovely Baroness. I hadn't seen The Movng Finger before so thank you! x


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