Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Holiday












Outfit Details:
vintage dress - Beacon's Closet
petticoat (I know, I know) - ebay years ago
Seychelles Blimey shoes - courtesy of Seychelles. I've been wearing these nonstop for two reasons: I only packed three pairs of shoes and they are really, really comfy.
ring - vintage 1930s, gift from my mom and stepdad and it matches the necklace they bought for my birthday! I loooove it.

Makeup Details:
Photofinish (all over, primer) - Smashbox
Mineralize Skinfinish Natural in Light (all over) - MAC
Refined Mineralize Skinfinish (cheeks) - MAC, gift from Amanda
Cheekie cheek and lip shine in bette (lips) - Julie Hewett
Bare Canvas paint (eyes) - MAC
Blacktrack fluidline (eyes)- MAC
Mascara - gift from Tessa

I wore this dress for Christmas, which was a slightly inappropriate choice for the weather and dress code. I can't help it; I like to dress up - especially for the holidays, when everything formal seems a little more acceptable. My Aunt Nikki and I found this dress while shopping at Beacon's Closet (naturally) and we both knew it was meant to be. When it fit me perfectly, I knew it had to be my Christmas dress.

New Year's, however...what will I wear for that? I didn't pack nearly enough clothing, so I'm reduced to making my outfits for the weekend. I don't know if I have the time to make a dress for tomorrow night but I guess I'll figure it out as I go along. I bought a couple of dresses for consideration. We'll see what I end up wearing.

What are your new year's resolutions? I haven't narrowed mine down yet (I tend to go overboard) but Jeremy sent me a nifty little link that I think you all might enjoy.

Love love,
Keiko Lynn

33 comments:

  1. omg!!! i really love that you're not afraid to dress up and be all feminine all the time!!! your style is impeccable! :D that outfit is just beyond adorable! :D

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  2. Such a beautiful dress! I love how full the petticoat is...I've been looking for one, but haven't found one at a good price yet.

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  3. i love dressing up too (mostly because i never have a good enough reason to...which means i end up overdressing for any occasion that's slightly above casual. but whatever!) ;)

    love the holiday dress (and i'm obsessed with bow belts haha). also, i think i need a petticoat now.

    <3

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  4. my jaw literally dropped when i saw this dress, its gorgeous.

    lovelove,
    http://marissaexplains.blogspot.com

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  5. what an amazing dress! I absoloutely adore the open back, and the colour of the skirt.

    I know what you mean about overdressing. I went to a houseparty the other day in a blue satin dress with far too much cleavage. But dammit, I hadn't gotten to wear it for ages!

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  6. I'm sure what ever you wear you'll look absolutely gorgeous

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  7. I love this dress! Beacon's Closet always has good finds.

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  8. Wow! This dress is so wonderful; I love the color of the skirt! Looking forward to see your New Year Pick!

    -Coco from Our Paper Moon

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  9. That dress is gorgeous and your makeup is flawless and lovely. What a lovely holiday outfit! :)
    - JoAnn, Sidewalk Chalk

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  10. Your finds are always so amazing! I'm so jealous :) this is a beautiful dress, and you look lovely as always.

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  11. I have tons of resolutions, but it makes me feel better not to say them or think them or write them down or even think of them as a resolution. This year, I'm going to just try and think of everything I've done and have no expectations for next year!

    Your dress looks so pretty,especially the black mesh and sweetheart neckline.

    xo Jenny

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  12. That dress is sooooooo gorgeous. Gahhh, I just about died when I saw it. That ring is so cool too!

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  13. That's one of the prettiest vintage dresses I've seen in a long time! The skirt's color is stunning! :D

    My main resolution for 2010 is to learn how to sew. I really want to start making my own clothes, and selling things on Etsy!

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  14. Love that dress. The color is just amazing.

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  15. such a great dress!!

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  16. amazing! you look so beautiful here. i love that ring too.

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  17. beautiful outfit!! and that ring!! wow!
    Happy new year!! ^.^

    ps. you have really cute new items in the shop!

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  18. I like the first t-shirt. Happy new year pretty :)

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  19. such a lovely dress, beautiful photo shoot, and beautiful, pretty you. i am following you now and will check your blog time to time.lol. love your fashion style, i kinda relate to it.


    xoxo,
    sassy rica ^_^

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  20. Such a beautiful dress!!! it looks gorgeous on u!

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  21. I wish we had so warm weather and not 20 cm of snow!!! I had to bike through snow yesterday to come home from work.

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  22. OMG: the perfect dress!

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  23. I love the whole outfit! It seems like something Joan from Madmen would wear!

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  24. that dress is so stunning! looks so great on you:)

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  25. you look so pretty in that outfit !

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  26. Amazing dress! xox Happy new year

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  27. Oh my, this dress is perfect,I fell in love with it. And the ring! Happy new year!

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  28. love the shoes, love the ring. you have beautiful style, and a wonderful blog. so stoked to follow :)

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  29. Absolutely love this amazing dress and the slightly longer length... so cute with the brogues!

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