Emerald

19.8.10


I've been on a little bit of a hiatus. Not to be a debby downer, but it dawned on me that we are halfway through August, which means summer is slowly coming to an end. As such, I spent most of my time attempting to squeeze in as many "summer activities" as I can while catching up with my father and laughing endlessly with both him and my sister. A refreshing and welcomed after long hours spent at work.

I saw this dress at I Miss You Vintage, and knew immediately that I had to have it. The colour alone was enough to sell me, and I could envision it with simple black and gold accents. What's not to love about a vibrant emerald green that brightens the dreariest of days? Also love the structured shoulders, faux pockets, mid-length skirt and silk material. No effort required here in looking put together.

Photobucket says I've gone over my bandwidth limit. Is there ever such a thing?! Should be back on track tomorrow they say *fingers crossed*


Nothing like sushi on a nice patio to start off the weekend. Hope you're all having the most pleasant week.

Bisous,
Abs

75 Contributions:

Closet Fashionista said...

Wow...one word...GORGEOUS!!! I loveee that dress! :D
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Tasha said...

Oh my goodness u look stunning! The shade of that dress is gorgeous!

MissZuri said...

This is beautiful! I love emerald green...and I even love vintage pieces more....She is rocking this look out to the max!!! btw *thanks for stopping by*

xoxo. MissZuri....

Self proclaimed style chameleon
MissZuri

Morgan-Ashley said...

I wish I could rock a dress in that style and look as good as you in it! Great color :)

-xo

Thanks for the compliment on the poem, appreciate it!

jade♥ said...

i love this color on you, you look amazing :)
thanks so much for checking out my blog, i'm following you :)

http://eccentricdaydream.blogspot.com/

Newspaper Cut Outs said...

That color is stunning! Beautiful! Thanks so much for the compliments too!

L'Amour et la Paix said...

Such a pretty color! Looks great on you! xo

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ilsteviewonder said...

I love your dressss! I love dresses that are cut like this, you look stunning awesome color and your shoes are so cute!!! :)

Grace said...

You are stunning! That color is perfect for you.

Love Grace.

v a m p i r e said...

fabulous , yeah it was a brilliant shoulder part , and the color

emerald + awesome dress + you = GEM ! ♥

lol i have not log in my photo bucket since ages ago

Happy Friday Abi :)

broke in the OC said...

yesss, more work inspiration! this is such a loooovely outfit! perfection. and i love the picture of you "swishing" on the sidewalk. gorgeous!

style-haus said...

yes, the color is seriously amazing on you! gorgeous dress...love how it drapes beautifully

http://style-haus.blogspot.com/

Ally,The Vintage Valley said...

that colour is perfect on you!!!! love it xx

Fashion Queen said...

I love the color on you, it looks great.

Britty said...

cute dress the bright blue look soo great on you!!

Signe said...

Oh my, I love this outfit, so 70s chic!
Have a lovely weekend :)

Emma at Daily Clothes Fix said...

I love that colour on you. You look amazing. That dress was a great find.

Elena Vasilieva said...

this is a gorgeous blue dress, love the way you styled it, fab photos

vasilieva
http://elenavasilieva.blogspot.com/

xx

Anthea said...

You look absolutely amazing! I like you hair like that!

duckalicious said...

wow, the dress, what a gem!

keeping_it_fierce said...

That dress is absolutely stunning! Such a nice, unique colour and you styled it with the perfect acessories!

http://keeping-it-fierce.blogspot.com/

BaCreando said...

oh beautiful this dress !!
a hug to Italy !

http://ilovetheshoppingonline.blogspot.com/

Wynne Prasetyo said...

probably the most beautiful vintage dress I've ever seen worn by fashion bloggers recently!

My Republic of Fashion said...

That is such a gorgeous dress. love the colour!!:)SarahD

Sharon said...

Gorgeous girl! Beautiful dress and wonderful color on your skin, absolutely adore it!

Jołanna said...

woow, you look amazing ^^

TK said...

Thank u so much for your lovely comment! u made my day =) This colour looks really great on u btw! =)

mary_ronaldo said...

you are gorgeous!
i adore this colour! and it's great on you!

also thanks for your comment!

http://in7thheavenwithmarc.blogspot.com/

Sophia (my visual illusions) said...

U got a great and chique style!

Chris (tinytines.com) said...

Yup that dress was made for you. :] The most beautiful thing I've seen all day!

Joe's blog said...

Thank you SO much!
Yes I did this painting and I'm SO happy that you like it!!!!
THANK YOU!!!
:-)))

Trishna said...

OMG I knew you were in Toronto. I am so happy to see another awesome Toronto fashionista. you won't believe me but I actually texted my boy and told him. The main reason I started blogging is so that I could meet other people who dressed with style and somewhat similar to me.

I am going to jump on your follower bandwagon, will you follow my posts and stay in touch???

Caroline said...

These photos are great!! Hope you've been having fun and making the most of the end of summer :)
have a fantastic weekend!!
xxxxxxxxxx

Pop Champagne said...

that is a pretty turquoise color, and it looks really goog on you too!

Sasha K. said...

That color is gorgeous! The black and gold accents really are perfect.

Jessica said...

I know what you mean. The summer is going by fast! I can't believe it's August already, September next week.

I love this dress on you! The color is so vibrant and pretty. <3

mademoiselle said...

the parka is going to be mine in about a week and i have some similar boots (:
love your outfits, girl!
are you living in london currently?
xo

rebecca said...

the colour of this is amazing!!!! it suits you so much (:

http://itscohen.blogspot.com/

tywo said...

Oh Abi, I love you.
You are beautiful.
I'm not going to Chicago. I have to work :(
Have a good weekend.





LOVE!

Isabella S. said...

Que hermoso ese color, te queda increible !!
Saludos !

http://lookstyleoflady.blogspot.com/

DoReen said...

love love the dress on you. tres chic!
http://stylishedforever.blogspot.com/

Fashion Intel said...

Wow, you are absolutely stunning and that dress looks AMAZING on you! Thanks for commenting on my blog, if you hadn't, I would've never found you here. xo

iss91 said...

you look stunning! i love it:)

{ I V Y } said...

gosh that dress is amazing! i love the colour and how it fits your body perfectly!
lovely babe!

jamie-lee said...

It's good to hear you are making the most of your summer before it ends though! I absolutely adore this dress on you, you look so elegant. Ah, it's love!

http://pagesixxx.blogspot.com

Rosanna said...

that dress looks gorgeous on you!

www.littlemissdressup.com

Ashley said...

THis color is fantastic!! Photobucket only allows you to use a certain amount of bandwith a month - so the next rolling month it will readjust.

xoxo, Ashley

Anything but Bland said...

wow! beautiful dress! It compliments your skin tone so well! It'd just make me washed out! xoxox
love, polly :D

devilishlypleasurable said...

what an amazing dress and . . great shoes too!

Katie said...

i literally gasped when i saw that gorgeous blue. it is an absolutely stunning color on you!
xx

J.S. said...

just found your blog today and its lovely!!!! now following...please come check me out too..


jen
http://blankwhiteframes.blogspot.com

Style and coffee said...

You look soo great on those pictures! I reaaally like your dress and your shoes :)

http://stylecoffee.blogspot.com/

eliwer said...

i LOVE the colour! 5th photo reminds me of "Fame" show from the eighties!
i love your blog :)

xoxo

werka/eliwer

raven said...

you have such grace + ease in front of the camera. this color looks magnificent on your skintone!

xo,
raven

Coralie said...

LOVE this blue color ! I want a blouse in that blue... But don't know where to find it.

Thanks for your comment a week ago ^^

xxx

http://leslooksdecoralie.blogspot.com/

Sharon said...

Hey Im having an Ad/banner design giveaway on my blog :)
http://sharonadesign.com/giveaway/

Nubiasnonsense said...

That color looks so great on you! such a pretty dress

natalia said...

U of T! U of T! U of T! :D

Lady, you are fierce. I dig this colour, and also your haircut.
Greetings from the Danforth,
nat // juxta-posing.tumblr.com

Laura Holland said...

i love the color! I've been searching for a belt similar to yours! love it!

Natasha said...

Cute dress! It is absolutely stunning on you xxx

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FashionJazz said...

Wow I soo love your dress, very elegant and chic! : ) xx

...Iww... said...

Goregeous dress and I love the color of it :D

Abi said...

Thank you all so much for your sweet comment! I'm glad you like the dress :)

@jade and J.S.: thanks so much for following :) I'll be sure to stop by you soon ;)

@Trishna: It's great to see so many Toronto bloggers! Thanks for following :) I'll most definitely be stopping by you again soon ;)

@Caroline: I have most definitely been trying to. Grey weather right now isn't leaving me with a lot of room.

@Jessica: September IS next week! Yikes! When you put it in perspective like that.....

@mademoiselle: super duper jealous! Just got back from London a couple of months ago. Right now I'm studying in Toronto but I go back to London for the holidays to spend time with ma familia

@Tywo: I love you right back! That sucks that you can't make it to Toronto. Hope you were able to make the most of your time in Peoria

@Fashion Intel: I'm glad I found you and you found me right back :)

@Ashley: thanks babe. Now I know I'll try not to upload so many photos!

@Eliwer: I'm gonna live forever! Thanks :)

@Raven: oh, thank you! Photos can be deceiving though. I definitely have my awkward moments. My sister gets a kick out of it when she takes my photos!

@COralie and Laura Holland: I would say to maybe check your local vintage or thrift stores? I'll let you know if I find something similar online

@natalia: oh yes it is! U of T pride woot! I love the Danforth. Wish I was able to spend more time there this summer.

Shirley said...

Geez, i love your dress!!!
the color is soooo perfect!

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DebbieJ said...

I loooove that vintage dress, you look so stunning in it!


X

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OnTheRacks said...

You're gorgeous!! That color looks so amazing on you. Love the dress, and the entire outfit is rad. So nicely put together with the belt, bag, and shoes! <3

xx Laura

Abi said...

Thanks girlies :)

antonia said...

This set is also beautiful!

Jason laucht said...

the 5th foto is WOW!!

Sammie said...

Eeeeeeeeep! Love this dress. WOW.

<3 Sammie @ http://stylebysuburbia.wordpress.com/

Princess Feef said...

WOW amazing pics =S

i wouldn't believe that these were taken now ,, in these days ,, they look vintage and gorgeous and awesome ,, LOVE IT

Saaarah said...

wow i love the dress !!
thanks for your comment, i´ll follow you now :)

Sarah Victoria said...

I am IN LOVE with this outfit! The color is amazing!!! :D
I really like your style and I'm definitely going to follow your blog! :D
xoxo

Rina said...

. wow, nice outfit!! it's amazing on you! perfect!


. xx, rina.


www.birdsaroundme.blogspot.com

The Tinder Box said...

That dress is so lovely, wow!

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