Monday, December 22, 2008

Not an Easy Feat

I'm balancing seeing friends and family, Christmas shopping, working, aminal time and everything else that goes with being home for the holidays. Not to mention, my mom does not have internet and I rely on the weak signal from the neighbor's house (thanks, Marcos!), which goes out when it gets dark.

Hence, the lack of daily updates. I'm still photographing my outfits but they'll just come late or all at once. Here is one. I'm on my way out for a day of shopping with the ladies (Tessa, Roxy and Kim) and the not-so-much-a-lady, Amanda. Hi, Amanda!







Dress - thrifted in New York and altered (shortened hem, added band)
belt - thrifted in Cape Cod
pink tights - h&m
boots - yard sale in Cape Cod ($1!)

Speaking of Cape Cod, I can't wait to make another trip there, once it warms up. Being in Florida weather and eating pumpkin ice cream (well, frozen custard) may have brought that on. Mmmmm pumpkin ice cream. The Floridian place we go to, Ritter's, has pumpkin, egg nog, fresh banana, coffee crunch and mint oreo custards. They're all so good, I never know which one to choose, and I'm not even a big ice cream lover. This is why I gain weight when I'm down here!

-Keiko Lynn

35 comments:

  1. I love the color of that dress! (sigh!)

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  2. Do you have any Cape Cod shop recommendations? My family is going there on vacation over the summer and would love to know what you like there!

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  3. What fantastic thrifted finds - especially the boots. Gorgeous.

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  4. i love the muted tones. so pretty!

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  5. i LOVE ritter's! we have one here as well! <3

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  6. Adorable little boots! I admire your efforts to get internet :)

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  7. truly phenomenal color palette here!

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  8. My brother was working at ritters for a while but he got canned. Lolz. Call me, buttface.

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  9. I love dusty colors like those! Beautiful outfit! :)

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  10. This is so very sweet! I'd normally be bored by these colours but this is amazing nonetheless! I really dig the top of the dress, too. I want it! *_*

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  11. Ritters sounds pretty awesome. Where in Florida is it? I live in Tampa, so if it's not too far away I might check it out.

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  12. pumpkin ice cream is my favorite. you're not missing much weather-wise in NY...it's still freezing!

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  13. A-M-A-Z-I-N-G

    gray+pink are so great together

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  14. your outfit is just so fabulous!! it is like so "nude" i don't know.. just fantastic! how u match the colours is perfect!
    ice cream in winter? hahaha i love that!

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  15. I just found your blog Keiko and love it. I's blogs like this that inspire me to be a bit more adventurous with my wardrobe choices. Looking forward to more.

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  16. Wow your blog is amazing, and you have such a beautiful, colorful style! Want to trade links?

    http://www.curiousmel.blogspot.com

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  17. Hi Keiko Lynn! I haven't introduced myself yet (I recently started reading your blog after I saw one of your amazing outfits posted on ModLife and now I'm addicted). I'm Kristen and I live in northern California. I really would like to commend you on your amazing style. It is the type of style I strive to have, but due to the lack of good thrift stores in my area and the inability to put a cohesive outfit together, I can only wish to one day have such a wonderful wardrobe. Anyway, have a great Christmas. I am now one of your dedicated readers!

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  18. woww. i love your outfit! :)
    the pink belt is so beautiful.

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  19. I've been following you too for awhile! You have an impossibly gorgeous face (and eyebrows made of win). Never stop posting! :-D

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  20. What lovely style you have. I love the boots also!

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  21. What a nice site! I love that your outfits includes pieces from thrift stores and yard sales. I've always believed that we can dress beautifully from second hand stores ... and you are proof.

    Thank you for sharing!

    Small footprints
    http://reducefootprints.blogspot.com

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  22. i love your new website! i wish i knew how to build one

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  23. I've noticed that you say that you shortened a lot of your dresses/skirts. I'm wanting to try that but I'm not sure how they will turn out. Do you just take length off the bottom or do you sometimes have to make them less flared?? (I hope that makes sense.)

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  24. a glance at my world:
    It depends on the dress. Sometimes I just measure and cut, then hem. Other times, I take off some excess and make it into a band. For the bands, I always use a serger. It's important to measure!

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  25. M-ily:

    Where in Cape Cod will you be staying? We stayed in Harwichport. I can't remember the names of the thrift shops but once you hit one, they have an entire brochure of the rest. It's very handy! If you're in Harwich, stop by the Schoolhouse Ice Cream Shop - Bobby's aunt owns it:)

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  26. THIS is my FAV outfit of yours so far!

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  27. Very beautiful outfit, I like the color of this dress.

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  28. http://fashionlove-matina.blogspot.com/ look at this...it;s my blog

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