Monday, September 22, 2008

$12 dress

I spent the weekend on the couch, sick, and watching far too much Torchwood on DVD. Or perhaps not enough Torchwood, as my plan is to watch a couple more episodes tonight!

It felt good to have a reason to get up and get dressed today.

This dress is a dress I got at Ross for $12 over two years and 35 pounds ago. I have no idea why it still looks as good as it does on me, but I'm glad. This is one of the only pieces I was able to keep in my wardrobe after my weight loss.

The handbag is a bag I earned helping my friend Erin clean out her closet last Spring. It was to go in the "sell" pile, but she let me keep it instead.


These boots are vintage YSL. I got them for 5 bucks. My friend Bill actually first spotted them, as well as a wine colored pair at the thrift store. I was deliberating between the two colors when Bill pointed out that for 5 dollars, I might as well get both.


The earrings are based on a pair I saw in magazine this summer. I love big earrings.


Dress, Soprano at Ross
Boots, Vintage YSL, thrifted
Bag, GAP, gifted by Erin H
Earrings, self made

9 comments:

yotababy said...

Wow, which thrift store was this where you found those boots? I never find anything near that nice when I look...

Hope you're feeling better today!

Work With What You've Got said...

I want to say it was Buckner Thrift. I've never found anything else there. lol.

secondhandshopper said...

I want those boots!

The Bagboy said...

You were sick ALL WEEKEND? Poor kid, I'm sorry to hear it.

Also, I'd like to point out that having my name mentioned on this blog is the closest I come to high fashion.

Londyn said...

Love all the dresses you wear!

Laura said...

That dress looks great considering you've lost so much weight! My size is all over the place so I need to find one like it!

Cool earrings too!

The Monkey Attack Victim said...

Bill, this could be the beginning of your personal shopping business! What an exciting twist of fate!

E, we need to have a jewelry making weekend. And go to the fair. But not the same day necessarily. I think I can't eat my body weight in fried food AND make jewelry.

Lissa said...

I tried to leave a comment but I think I failed. I'm definately tech challenged. Jessica put your
url on my favorites so I could get to it. Fascinating!! Looking Good--Mom

a cat of impossible colour said...

All the greens look great together :) And wrap dresses are definitely your thing. You look very pretty! :)

Andrea xx