because of a dress

01 March 2011


















Because of a dress, I have become quite excited for spring. I am not going
to ramble on and on about this dress, because it is quite possible that
I could go on for hours. Although not very visible in these photos, the cutout
in the back has a darling bow on top and on the bottom of it. I am such
a sucker for cute little details that most people would not even notice.
To wrap things up- It is
vintage, it fit like a glove, and although I am
trying to save money for the summer, I am so happy I splurged.

Speaking of summer, last night it hit me that everything is about
to change soon. I received an e-mail yesterday from URBN about
'things to do in Philadephia' this summer, which made it all feel so real.
Change is good though and as much as I am nervous, I am equally
excited.

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wearing: Vintage dress via Grey Dog Boutique; Bag via Francesca's; BDG wedges.

139 comments:

--Sanam-- said...

Your dress is gorgeous and I love your bag, it looks so much like the mulberry alexa :)


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Natalie Suarez said...

OMG I WANT THIS DRESS! stunning on u :)

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Laura said...

Lovely dress and shoes!

Nikki said...

that dress is so so beautiful! x

Sophie Carmo said...

It is a fantastic dress :-)

blorange dice said...

BEAUTY! spring and summer will be great. things to do in philly: partee with laura

Lynn said...

Love your style! And great blog too, I'm following!
Big X from the Netherlands.


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Mia said...

That dress is beautiful on you it really does fit like a glove, worth the splurge! x

Goesting said...

Love the dress. Fits you like a glove indeed :)

YinGSaran said...

Really love your dress and shoes : )

The little world of fashion said...

Beautiful dress :)

Bonnie said...

I want this dress.
Like, now.

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Twitter: @GlamKitten88

Stef / Diversions said...

Beautiful! It looks made for you :) Perfect with those bold flowers and I have to admit, yep- I missed the bows on first glance (how could I miss them?!)

Rosie said...

Definitely worth the splurge; you look beautiful.
And I want your sandals too,

Rosie x

Hannah said...

I think if any dress could get one excited for Spring, this would be it!
You look so beautiful in it. I love your modern day spin on this vintage dress. The colors all flow together nicely!

abcdefghiloveyou said...

That dress is gorgeous!! :)

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Domnik said...

Wow! Amazing dress! Love it much)

xoxo
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Color Me Blue said...

Can't believe that dress is vintage! It looks so modern and fits you so well! Great find.

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C.Jane said...

toda de flores...Tão lindo seu jeito delicado

Sian said...

That has got to be the most perfect dress ever! I would loooove to wear it =D I can't believe it's vintage too, amazing!!
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Star-Light said...

gorgeous dress :)


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Closet Fashionista said...

LOOOOVE that dress!!! It is so adorable! :D Yay for vintage!
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Camilla. said...

That dress is so ridiculously beautiful x

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KateLainey said...

I would wear this dress all the time, adorable. Love the cutout and flowers galore! Great find girl!

Natalie said...

Yeah that dress is pretty much amazing... and I'd say a lot of other people think so too, considering the number of reblogs I've seen that photo get on Tumblr haha. :) It's lovely!

Emma said...

Beautiful! Love your dress!! And the bag is like the perfect Mulberry Alexa look-a-like!

x Emma (www.stylerituals.blogspot.com)

Sara said...

this dress is crazy beautiful
love it

Clara said...

so cute! :D

Laura @ The World Looks Red said...

Haha, nooo! When I was scrolling down this post I was praying to myself: please don't be vintage, please don't be vintage- oh. Bummer, cause I think it's the prettiest dress I've seen in a long long time and I want it. It's a consellation that you look amazing in it and you totally deserve to have it.

Anna S said...

I love your style!

Iulia Romana said...

The dress is adorable :) Details make the diference!

Welcome dear Spring <3

Sarah Terrell said...

now following your blog :)
this is a lovely dress. I can't wait for spring now either!

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Charlie, Feminine Bravery said...

that dress really does fit you like a glove! you look adorable!

xxx Charlie
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AlejandrA said...

Very sweet dress! I love it!
Kiss:)

Kuleigh said...

I love your dress. The colors look so good on you and the back is an unexpected surprise!

Beti said...

this dress is so adorable, i love every detail of it! <3

yiqin; said...

the back of the dress is so pretty :)

agata said...

you look just too gorgeous! i adore your dress. x

Ana said...

Beautiful dress honey!:)

Petulka said...

Perfect dress , i love your pretty face <33

Courtney Erin said...

I just love the back detail on that dress - wow!

xoxo ~ Courtney
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Helen said...

Lovely! So 90s, I remember having dresses like this when I was little hehe.

[Unspeakable Thoughts Unspoken]* said...

such a lovely dress!! beautiful print!

xXx

Mila said...

That dress must be one of the most beautiful ones ever!

The Robyn Diaries said...

That dress is absolutely amazing, lucky you for finding it! You look gorgeous in it too, I also love your shoes. I bought a floral playsuit today which I adore, can't wait for summer!

R x

Debora said...

Very Lovely dress...I love the hole on the back!
xxx
Debora
http://glamorouscircusblog.blogspot.com

Marella said...

You look gorgeous dear! <3

VicissitudiniLombarde said...

sweet lord.. you are great as usual! and i love this dress <3

lisha♥ said...

fantastic dress and all that outfit <3

Sara said...

This is a gorgeous, gorgeous dress! I can't wait for summer either, but wearing it with black tights and those shoes looks good too!

creme powder ♥ said...

beautiful one, dear :*

Anaivilo said...

That is such a beautiful cut in the back. I really love the design of this dress, it is so pretty! And the print... Oh I need Spring! :D

Jessica said...

the dress is gorgerous.

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Fashion Imperative said...

Sweet dress!!!!!!1

Peach said...

you look so gorgeous in that outfit! it's so fresh!

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Krissy ~ said...

stunning dress, looks great on you!
Krissy xoxo

martiarti said...

Omg! This outfit is one of my favourite on your blog!

martiarti said...

Omg! This outfit is one of my favourite on your blog!

Maddy said...

Beautiful dress!!

Sarah McNeal said...

Oh, Bonnie. It's lovely!

Enery said...

i'm in totaly love with ur outfit!!
SOME LOVE
Enery

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Carmen said...

lovely dress <3

Kxx said...

Love the dress! so cute!

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xx

Rania said...

I love that! It's such a gorgeous dress and cute for all year round with the perfect accessories! So nice.

x

maria. said...

That is such an amazing dress! Ive always wanted dresses with cool cutouts at the back or front - Great post once again darl

xx

Zoe said...

Amazing dress, love the cut out back!x

Catherine said...

Did you land a summer internship at the Urban headquarters?! If so, that's great, and there should totally be a blogger meet up when you're in Philly :)

xox

Amelia said...

so pretty! and i love the drop waist too. i usually find that hard to pull off, but looks lovely on you

Michaela said...

So cute, love the back!
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Nicoletta said...

It seems like if that dress is been created for you!
:D amazing.
-Nico-

Lydia said...

Love this.

kas.p said...

It's beautiful! No wonder that you're looking forward to spring and summer <3

Amanda, The Upside of Wonder said...

Oh my goodness, Bonnie this dress fabulous! I was such a sucker for open back dresses last year, I'd forgotten all about them in winter! I need to be on the lookout for some vintage ones, because they really are the best!

xx

Samantha said...

I live in Philadelphia! I live in the Northeast, prob like a 20 min drive from Center City.. I heard they are opening a whole other building or something for Urban, so hopefully you can get a job right away! Hope you have fun this summer!

Get eyes on me said...

You have many floral print dresses!! Beautiful! And I love your outfit style:)

Laura said...

that is such a gorgeous dress!!!!!lovely!

-laura
http://thesemanyyears.blogspot.com

Phara said...

Love all of those different colours in the dress, quite a lovely print, and the cutout/bows are very adorable!
X

Violetta E. said...

Adorable!

CessOviedo said...

It's so beautiful, I love everything about it, the flowers, colors and the back is amazing, love your hair down too!

<3 Cess O.
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Fashionate Girl said...

Congrats on getting on with URBN, and having the guts to go all the way to Philadelphia! I envy you!

XOXO, BOOTS!

Miss T said...

lovely dress.

Sue said...

This dress is adorable,
and you are gorgeous as always!!

Elle said...

wow, that dress does fit like a glove :) I love it! It even makes me excited for Summer!
love, live & wear
xo, L

Jerome C. said...

I'm so honored to see this look of yours as a first ;P

Thank you so much and as always i love you look and your vintage dress :D

EevvaStyle said...

you look so CUTE!!! I really love this dress!

Heather said...

You have every reason to be excited for spring, this dress is beautiful, as are you! And I'm so excited for your summer changes :)

Views From My Window said...

gorgeous dress!!
the detail on the back makes it even nicer!!!
love it!
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Emma said...

crumbs bonnie i am so in love with this dress, i actually said shit when it appeared on my screen haha! its so pretty and you look lovely in it.
its always nerve racking but exciting also when something new is on the horizon, i bet you will love it though :)

GIRL AND CLOSET said...

ooh, hun that dress is DIVINE! I am seriously in love, beautifully paired with the tights + wedges. LOVE. xx v

veronika, tick tock vintage. said...

the back of that dress is just gorgeous! can't wait for you to move to philly.

stylista said...

I love the dress and shoes! So adorable!

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Steffy's Pro's and Con's said...

i just saw you on lookbook and then found you on modcloth also! youre so cute im adding you on blog lovin :)

<3 steffy
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Lexie, Little Boat said...

I am so excited about your internship! You are going to have so much fun ... and your dress is so lovely!

amberly said...

everything about this look is amazing!! that dress is ONE HELL of a find, and fits you perfectly!! I can't believe it's vintage!

and you're holding a flower :) so sweet! and that bag is an amazing color pop and those wedges will be amazing come summer!!

ahh girl, I love your style!! you KICK ASS!

Shelby said...

those are such great shoes and they look so good with tights. i'm excited for you summer - i wish mine was going to be as exciting!

maggeygrace said...

Vintage, you say?? How perfect is that. I'm jealous!

Courtney O. said...

love the dress & shoes! so pretty!

Jessica said...

you definitely make everyone wanting spring so bad :)
loving the dress especially the cut out detail on the back!
pretty! as always.

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Meanz said...

Your dress is so flirty! I love it. I'm very excited for spring as well, but it looks like it's going to be a while for me! The weather's staying in the 30s here! Haha.

- Meanz (Koi Story)

Tonya said...

Beautiful beautiful beautiful! Such a lovely dress!

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thevintageblues said...

L.O.V.E.L.Y

cryskay said...

simply lovely! love everything about this outfit. xo

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annA said...

WONDERFUL LOOK!

<3

Maria@yourbrainmedia said...

It sure looks so regal.. Can't wait for more dresses... :)

Jade Briony said...

gorgeous!

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febriani djunaedi said...

totally in love with your dress :)
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Little Miss Cupcakes said...

I just love this dress, it is amazing. Definately worth the splurge, cant wait to see how else you style it!

Julischen said...

I love your dress!
Beautiful blog i love it :)
Have a loof at my one, would be nice.
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xx

elspeth angharad said...

That dress has to be the prettiest i've seen in a while; good fine sweetie xx

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louisa said...

gosh you look sooo pretty in this dress! and those shoes! <3
bisous xxx

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Polka Princess said...

OMG!! Where did you land this gorgeous number??? It's like a perfect dream dress!!!

P.S.: Your hair looks so pretty let down... :)

jamie said...

everything nowadays is making me ache and moan for spring :( especially your pretty little dress!

May said...

Your dress is lovely, but I'm specially in love with your hair in these pics!!!!!

kittenhood said...

the dress is gorgeous! great find!

Maria Confer said...

Oh, wow! This dress is amazing!! Such a great find!!

Thanks for the kind words on my blog and a belated Congratulations on being the ModCloth Blogger of the Moment.

xx
Maria

Annebeth said...

oh Philadelphia will be amazing, I'm sure! and I'm in looove with that dress :)

Yajaira said...

omg i love this floral dress - it's so cute - love it

Lindsay said...

the dress is beautiful! the print and little bow details are so cute and it flatters you so well! I need some vintage dresses!

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Adrianna Traxler said...

Such a gorgeous dress, i love the cutout and floral fabric

Sarah said...

Love your blog! I'm following now :)

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theamericano? said...

OH MY GOSH! That dress is beautiful! I love the way the waist line is made and the cut out back is stunning! I can NOT wait to see more

mnm said...

i love this dress! also, i love the bag. im crazy about brown leather :) check out my blog, im just starting up, and i need a follower! (just one?) http://mnoelle-mnm.blogspot.com/

Lexy @ Quirky Explosion said...

THIS IS BEAUTIFUL. Definitely worth your splurge! Change is definitely good. And exciting. Gah. I can't wait until the end of the year!

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amy said...

Oh Bonnie- you are a mystical girl. In your eyes, the brightest light appears. I absolutely adore your style. And my best wishes are sent to Philadelphia for you*

love amy ^.^
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Melissa at bubbyandbean.com said...

The open back on this dress is ahhhhmazing. And love the floral print!

xo,
melissa @ bubby & bean

janettaylor said...

Ooooh, I want Ur dress!

classiq said...

A bare back, floral and pleats: so many spring trends in a lovely little dress!
Ada

Signorina Christina said...

You're stunning!!!!The dress is sooooooooooooooooooo cute!!!!I love it!!! :D:D

SignorinaTina

Jan said...

What a lovely dress!
Amazing pictures as well,
you're looking stunning!

Victoria / Justice Pirate said...

okay I know that everything looks gorgeous on you. . .but for certain these colors are best on you and suit you probably because of your hair color especially!!

Bionica said...

the dress is so cute
I saw the bow =)
a lovely touch!!!

-Bionica

Michal said...

Oh my goodness, that dress is incredible!!! It fits you so perfectly. (:

Alexxa said...

The dress and bag combo is to die for <3

Anonymous said...

Wow, this dress is amazing. One of your best ever looks!


-J

Violetta E. said...

amazinggg!

The Styleograph said...

auuhhhw what a great dress

Meagan said...

Fav. outfit ever! The dress is gorgeous and I love your hair :)

Meg
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Erin and Caroline said...

I am so envious of your closet! You have the most amazing dresses. :)

- Caroline (http://keepcalmandstyleon.blogspot.com)

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