Outfit Details:
vintage ruffled blouse – courtesy of The Vintage Mistress
altered dress – thrifted (altered to fit, hemmed)
belt – thrifted
tights – Target
“Blimey” shoes (living in these…so comfy) – courtesy of Seychelles

This is the second time I wore this outfit, since I didn’t really bring a whole lot of clothing with me (and I’ve ended up staying longer than intended). Both times, I felt like a circus clown – maybe a little bit of a princess clown. It makes me think of The Bird and the Bee’s song “My Love.” It’s a little silly but definitely a happy outfit. The first day I wore it, I was a sad clown. This day, happy clown. It all balanced out. I guess sometimes it’s okay to recycle outfits.

Love love,
Keiko Lynn

  1. Diane says: January 11, 20108:14 pm

    *pretty in pink*

  2. Soooali says: January 11, 20108:14 pm

    This is so sweet, you look like a cute little cupcake! Hope you get a chance to check out my new blog! Best wishes for 2010 by the way!

  3. Dodo says: January 11, 20108:22 pm

    OOh that dress is so cute! I would definitely wear it!

  4. Niki says: January 11, 20108:23 pm

    Prettiest girl in the world as always. The ruffled blouse is dead cute, aye.

    Hope you're feeling brighter today. x

  5. M. says: January 11, 20108:23 pm
  6. Sunshine Sarah says: January 11, 20108:37 pm

    You look lovely as always! ^.^

  7. [Unspeakable Thoughts Unspoken]* says: January 11, 20108:42 pm

    how can u be always wearing such cute dresses! I love them!


  8. calivintage says: January 11, 20108:43 pm

    aw, this is definitely little miss sunshine! that is the perfect pick-me-up pink.

  9. crispybenfranklin says: January 11, 20108:49 pm

    Happy clown is a good look for you. :)

  10. stephanie says: January 11, 20108:51 pm

    I just spotted you in the latest issue of Boho mag. wearing your lime green skirt!

  11. la fille dans la forêt says: January 11, 20108:51 pm

    I love everything about this outfit! Absolutely adorable.

  12. Jilliebeanie says: January 11, 20108:53 pm

    Adorable dress! I'm in love with this shade of pink…pink perfection!


  13. Taylor Sterling says: January 11, 20109:01 pm

    you are so adorable…and the dress is too!!

  14. Charmalade says: January 11, 20109:10 pm

    That dress is adorably pink, consistent with your feminine style– I love it! I also love love love the title of this post, I love Bird and the Bee! :) Little things like that make my day.

  15. Sidewalk Chalk says: January 11, 20109:20 pm

    Beautiful shade of pink — you look lovely! – JoAnn, Sidewalk Chalk

  16. Meg says: January 11, 20109:22 pm

    It's so adorable! I can't believe that dress is thrifted because it really looks so much like something you would design :)I guess it was a great find!!

  17. Lola says: January 11, 20109:37 pm

    It's gorgeous, I adore the pattern on it :) Definitely a happy dress!

  18. Sydney says: January 11, 20109:45 pm

    this is so pretty, you look like a cupcake!

  19. libys11 says: January 11, 20109:49 pm

    you have the best pieces ever!!!! love your looks all the time! 😀

  20. Jessica says: January 11, 201010:34 pm

    Too effin' cute. I usually don't like pink but it works so well in this outfit, and that belt is the perfect touch.

  21. Erica Leigh says: January 11, 201010:51 pm

    definitely more of a "princess clown" (and i love that song! it puts me in a good mood). <3

  22. Kallie says: January 12, 201012:23 am

    i love all your ruffled clothes

  23. piglet says: January 12, 201012:35 am

    Awww this is such a sweet look! I love the ruffles and candy stripes, very happy-princess-clown!

  24. Heather says: January 12, 20101:01 am

    Oh my, I think it's absolutely adorable. I love it!

  25. rachel / Red Lips Vintage says: January 12, 20101:03 am

    aw you're princess peach!

  26. Fashion Therapist says: January 12, 20101:20 am

    I'm absolutely loving that ruffled shirt with the dress and the belt just makes the outfit sheer perfection. :)

  27. Sara & Lindsay says: January 12, 20101:46 am

    you look like a brunette alice in wonderland. lovely!

  28. Fabulocity in Amish Country says: January 12, 20102:01 am

    This is so beautiful! I love the ruffles and the pink and white….. love the whole look! :)

  29. jess says: January 12, 20102:02 am

    Ah, I love Seychelles, they make such fab shoes – and that dress is perfect for Spring festivities!

  30. Polina says: January 12, 20103:43 am

    this is soo gorgeous! you look so cute in pink and white, it goes with your hair colour really well!

  31. sam ezra. says: January 12, 20104:21 am

    absolutely fab outfit. your smile is stunning (:

  32. Fabiola "Fab" says: January 12, 20104:22 am

    love this look alot!!! very beautiful!

  33. WendyB says: January 12, 20105:00 am

    Makes me want to get the "clown" sweater I posted here: http://wendybrandes.com/blog/2009/12/sweatergasm/


  34. closet365 says: January 12, 20105:20 am

    Oh, so pretty. I love the pink and the stripes!

  35. Mo says: January 12, 20106:32 am

    looking like that cute it's totally ok to wear it twice !

  36. Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) says: January 12, 20107:37 am

    Well I think you look ADORABLE! I love the bright pink and the bow detail is beautiful!


  37. Candy Kawaii Lover says: January 12, 201010:39 am

    I love the photos. Which camera do you use?

  38. Robyn says: January 12, 20102:59 pm

    I love the fullness of the skirt. Definitely a 'happy clown' look. :)

  39. Jula says: January 12, 20103:08 pm

    So cute! Like a bubblegum!

  40. momoiro-chan says: January 12, 20105:36 pm

    You are so beautiful! I adore all your outfits :)

  41. Mish Dish says: January 12, 20106:49 pm

    I LOVE the belt. You look beautious! xo Mish


  42. Alice says: January 12, 20109:09 pm

    You look like a doll! The outfit is so sweet…and I love the bits of black in the pink..

  43. Yvonne Same says: January 12, 201010:21 pm

    OMG this is SUPER CUTE!!!

  44. jenny says: January 12, 201011:33 pm

    This is so sweet. I love it. I am so addicted to looking for old dresses. Love love love

  45. Heather Anne says: January 13, 20104:22 am

    Very very beautiful! <3

  46. stylefyles says: January 13, 20105:25 am

    ohhhhhh cuuuute! I guess I missed the dress the first time- I don't remember it! Makes me feel better about doubling up on my own blog! Love the background too…the flowers/plants going on there are beautiful.. I know it's beside the point but I can't help myself. Cute dress, cute look!!!

  47. Wear Necessities says: January 13, 20106:44 pm

    you look adorable! this outfit is super-cute and i love your matching make-up. – Natalya of Wear Necessities

  48. vintagewithatwist says: January 13, 20106:46 pm

    this is so pretty! I love that dress!

  49. Emily Anne says: January 13, 20107:29 pm





  50. myvogue says: January 13, 201011:44 pm

    You look beautiful as usual. I just think that this cute dress will fit perfect lighter tights and shoes :)

  51. Loving Chiaradeanna says: January 13, 201011:46 pm

    like your blog darling! you have a nice style! I'm following you 😉

  52. hello birdy says: January 14, 201010:24 am

    Love the ruffles :)

  53. Faridah says: January 14, 201012:02 pm

    Your blog is gorgeous. I love it. You're stunning, with an impeccable sense of style. And I love the photography!

  54. haute.teapot says: January 14, 20103:55 pm

    oh my gosh, i just discovered your blog and it's beautiful. you're adorable.

  55. stealthnerd says: January 14, 20106:31 pm

    I love your outfits! But I have to say, your hair and makeup is always amazing–do you have any tips?


  56. CMA says: January 15, 20101:15 am

    i love this look
    super chic, very adorable
    love the pink on you
    thanks for sharing as always
    i really love your blog, keep it up!


  57. Otis says: January 15, 20104:40 pm

    A very pretty clown! I feel like when you wear this dress you can't help but smile.

  58. Tiffany says: January 18, 20109:48 pm

    you look adorable. and your hair is gorgeous!

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