What I Wore-A Bit of Lace

Last month I attended an engagement party and as I walked out the door I had a tee hee moment because I realized my whole ensemble cost me about $60 bucks!

(dress-thrifted from keiko lynn; bag-thrifted; shoes calvin klein via dsw; arm party-gifted; ring made her think)

I got sooooo many compliments on this dress and it cost me $2 (that’s TWO DOLLARS) at the Blogger Closet Raid over the summer. The dress was crafted by the flawless Keiko Lynn and was so marked down because there is a teeny discoloration under the lace overlay that you can’t see at all. I could not believe my luck!

I’m also wearing two of my most favorite accessories ever.

Thrifted clutch-I swear this bag goes with everything.

Calvin Klein Shoes…I add these shoes whenever I feel I need a dash of something unexpected.

My shoes and bag are really two things in my closet that are incredibly reliable accessories to make any of my outfits a little more interesting. How about you friends do you have accessories you lean on to make outfits a little more lively?

That’s right friends, dancing in my kitchen for you!



  1. Laura S October 19, 2011 / 6:40 pm

    Wow, that is SUCH a nice outfit, and such a pretty dress! I can’t believe you found it for $2 :O.
    – Laura S
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  2. Claire October 19, 2011 / 7:01 pm


  3. Rocquelle October 19, 2011 / 10:00 pm

    Oh my, you are so cute!! That dress is beautiful, and what a score!! Nothing like fun shoes or clutch to spice up any outfit. You look gorgeous my friend!
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  4. Anna October 20, 2011 / 2:53 am

    lovely dress!! I’m a sucker for anything that has lace on it!!!
    And I like how you matched the shoes with the nail polish!!
    Your outfit is fabulous…you have every right to dance around in it!!
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  5. noelani October 20, 2011 / 7:08 am

    No wonder you got so many compliments on the dress, it is stunning, and so fun. And for 2.00? You inspired me to finally start prowling around for vintage. I got a fun vintage leather skirt I am going to break out this weekend, hopefully I can get husband to snag some pics!
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  6. Aquí October 20, 2011 / 2:35 pm

    adorable!! Love the dress with the asymmetrical details! Those shoes are pretty sweet too with the two-toned colors. You’re so cute, love the dancing! You look soo happy!
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  7. Madeline Quaint October 20, 2011 / 4:55 pm

    You look amazing, what a great dress!

    Sorry for not having been around, I took a leave from the blogosphere for a month or so. But I’m back and enjoying catching up with all the posts I’ve missed. 🙂

    Looking forward to hearing more about the Goodwill stying event, it sounds great!
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    • Jamillah October 21, 2011 / 12:40 am

      You don’t have to apologize friend! Omigosh I totally missed YOUR blog! I hope you had a good leave. I’ve taken quasi leaves and it always recharges me.

  8. Jen October 21, 2011 / 1:56 am

    I can’t even believe you have a dress by Keiko Lynn! It looks fantastic on you! Aww, you’re just too cute 🙂

  9. Veronica of Best of Palm Beach Consignment October 22, 2011 / 7:37 pm

    Love the dancing pic 🙂 and I love that this outfit cost you less than $60. The lace touch is really feminine and pretty. Accessories that give my outfits a little kick? hmmm I have to say this week I have been using my scarfs a lot, they add a pop of color and look incredibly stylish.
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  10. blahblahbecky.co.uk October 23, 2011 / 4:45 am

    $2?! Wow and it looks so amazing on you!

    Happy weekend 🙂
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