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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Pretty Pewter

I'm actually really quite smitten with this pewter color.  I've never been much of a purple or pink gal, but throw a pewter or dusty rose shade my way and I'm all about it!  So, a while ago when I saw this new color of my favorite Free People number, I was all over it.
I absolutely love wearing these FP French Courtship Slips; they're so soft, flowy, and feminine, and can be styled so, so many ways!  I like to keep it simple most times and just wear the dress by itself with a seamless slip underneath and my hair done nicely; but to make it more casual I'd just throw on some boots and a tie up a sweater or a loose fitting tee over it (and perhaps a hat too)!  As for this location, I had my eye on this beautiful house here in town for a while now because I knew it would coordinate so well with this dress, but, the sun has been very selfish lately and there hadn't been any clouds at all for such a long time, so this past Sunday, the second I spotted a somewhat cloudy sky, I got a bit dolled up, curled my hair real quick (I was so pleasantly surprised that literally tossing it to the side with just a few bobby pins that took 5 minutes ended up looking very put together!) and we headed over. 
Also,  just in case you missed it, I styled the ivory version of this dress when I did a photoshoot with my friend Grace a while a go, take a look back here!
Outfit Details 
French Courtship Slip - Free People
Shoes - Vintage Ferragamo

6 comments:

  1. I'm not sure I could pull off that colour, but you certainly do. The dress is lovely...so feminine. And I wouldn't expect it to go so well with the classic Ferragamo ballerinas, but it does.

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  2. This slip is so beautiful.I love the versatility of it. You look gorgeous

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  3. love your outfit, so 30s!
    you should email me about your upcoming paris trip, i'd love to give you some tips and maybe meet up!
    xo
    sandra

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  4. You are always so lovely hun!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  5. I don't think I could wear something so flowy and elegant but you pull it off so perfectly. Such a lovely quick hairstyle too, I love it when hair comes together without too much effort.

    The colour on those leaves is brilliant!

    ~ K

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  6. your hair looks so great, too! The geometric shaped waistline reminds me of old dresses from the 1930's that I used to thumb through in the costume storage at university when I was pulling for a show.... but this also feels very 1920's, too :) It's beautiful on you!

    love, polly
    pollybland.com

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