Thursday, January 22, 2009

Working



I've been working nonstop and completely forgot to update, yesterday. I have a busy day tomorrow and lots of work to do tonight, so I'll just leave you with my pictures!




Outfit details:

vintage beret - thrifted, years ago
vintage dress - thrifted and altered beyond recognition. It was a huge, shapeless house dress. The only thing that I left was the neckline. I just loved the print!
vintage housecoat - thrifted and altered. I shortened it, took it in, took up the shoulder seams and added the ruffled cinch in the back, made from the hem that I removed. I just ruffled the hem, added it onto the regular hem and sewed it up. Rather simple transformation, but it made it more my style.
tights - target?
vintage shoes - beacon's closet
gloves - kensie, a gift from April

I am a little nervous about tomorrow. I'll let you all know about it at a later date. Until then, wish me luck!

-Keiko Lynn

22 comments:

  1. That coat is so amazingly bright! If I knew where to obtain the material it was made out of, I'd cover my walls in it. Your alterations look great on it too...so cute.

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  2. The power of sewing skills + an eye for making it work!

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  3. Good Luck!

    I love the coat. Its one of my favorite colors so I love it two fold. You did an awesome job altering it.

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  4. Hi Keiko! I just found your blog, and looove the thrifted fashion! I was also wondering what kind of dog your Miku is? I have a papillon (pictures! http://giltmenagerie.com/sophie/), is that what she is?
    Love,
    Jasmine

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  5. Holy moley!! this whole outfit is perfect! I've been reading your blog for quite awhile but this is my first time commenting! I had to that dress and coat seperately and together...perfection!

    The print of that dress! wow! I'd love to find a print simular to that! :D

    I'm so envious of the snow there! I can't wait for a bit cooler weather!

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  6. I love the entire outfit! The colors are great, and you look stunning in the first photo.

    Good luck today!!

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  7. Another gorgeous mix of colors and textures!

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  8. You are too cute!

    We've been e-friends off and on for a few years now (mostly from LiveJournal, but I've quit there a few times and came back, and your popularity grew and grew!). I lost track of you for a while, but just read every entry you've posted on this place.

    Just wanted to say hello and that I'm too jealous of your style!

    Love, Jasmine

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  9. Oh my gosh, I love jackets with surprising details. The ruffle is fantastic and even better because you added it yourself!

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  10. You've made that housecoat look amazing. I love the ruffles!

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  11. I LOVE that ruffle back! What a great idea! I am totally gonna try that!

    Good Luck today!

    ~kitty

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  12. Lovely outfit! It's great that you can adjust those clothes the way you want it :D

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  13. I really love the coat! You've done a fantastic makeover!

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  14. I can see why you couldn't leave that dress behind--the print really is amazing. & so gorgeous against that vibrant red.

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  15. I am in love with your colorful photos :)
    hugs!

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  16. That coat is so stunning. I love your alterations.

    Good luck for tomorrow (which I guess is yesterday now?). Hope it went well!

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  17. Wow...great skills on the dress and coat. I love them both!

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  18. Sooo bright and pretty! I love wearing colorful clothes in the winter, and seeing others wear them.

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  19. i love the dress...and the coat! fabulous!!!

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