Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Valentine.







We all know that I love being obnoxious on holidays, but the best part of Valentine's Day 2010 is that it fell right in the middle of NYFW. I showed up to Spice Market looking like a walking valentine. Regardless, the outfit got a lot of smiles and we had a great time. It was so nice to catch up with some of my favorite blogger ladies (Erin of Cali Vintage, Rebecca of The Clothes Horse, Kelly of The Glamourai) and the amazing gals behind Modcloth and Chictopia. Our personal table was a lot of fun, with Krystal of What Is Reality Anyway?, Kelly, Carolina Engman of Fashion Squad, Mattias (cofounder of Bloglovin) and Turi of Modcloth. Wow, that was a lot of links. Anyway, we had a delicious and leisurely lunch, stuffed ourselves silly and then went on our way.

Basically, my Valentine's day was filled with a ridiculous amount of food. I ate a huge lunch and a comparably gluttonous dinner and finished it off with cheesecake. It's important not to forget what holidays are really all about: eating treats without feeling quite as guilty about it.


Outfit Details:
vintage blouse: courtesy of The Vintage Mistress
vintage dirndl and coat: Beacon's Closet
tights: courtesy of we love colors
Blimeys shoes: courtesy of Seychelles
bow belt: thrifted
bow gloves: courtesy of Modcloth


What did you do on Valentine's Day?

Love love,
Keiko Lynn


62 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness, you look so adorable! If cute, vintage Valentine's Day cards were human, this is what they'd look like!

    I swear that's a compliment!

    Penelope

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  2. Oh how I love this outfit! Perfectly sweet. That red dress is lovely on you.

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  3. You do look like a walking Valentine, but not so simperingly sweet that it hurts. What I mean is, you look darling! and those gloves are a really nice touch.

    And I love all of the other bloggers that you've linked to! How envious-- did you take any pictures?

    http://charmalade.blogspot.com

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  4. New follower alert. I love your blog. Your style is so fresh and inspiring. Keep it coming. You look like a very pretty Valentine.

    Love,
    Deepti
    http://diptea-esque-ish.blogspot.com/

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  5. What a confection of an outfit! Beautiful dress- and I love the ruffled sleeve trim with the bow gloves- adorable!

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  6. You look so cute! I love that dress!

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  7. You're absolutely adorable. Very feminine, yet childish at the same time. Love it.

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  8. New follower here! I absolutely LOVE that outfit and your hair.

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  9. This is definitely the best Valentine's Day outfit I've found among the fashion blogs that I find. I totally love it! You did a great job with the holiday wear but not being too obnoxious.

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  10. I love the outfit, especially those gloves!

    On Valentines day I ate cupcakes, chocolates, and girl scout cookies.

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  11. I went to brunch at The Lovin' Cup Cafe, followed by Brooklyn Flea browsing, then going to Babycakes, with a home-made dinner to follow.

    I just realized that both of the places we went out to eat had really Valentines Day appropriate names! I hope you had some nice Bobby time in there as well.

    Let's hang out again soon please!

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  12. What a cute dress and gloves!! It suits you perfectly!!
    I love your style *3*
    Kisses from Paris,
    Pandore

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  13. This is sooo great! I couldn't love it any more!

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  14. that lollipop looks so delicious! i adore all your photos - you look like a Valentine's day dream!

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  15. seriously, you're entire outfit is the best!

    and your makeup always looks so flawless. so jel!

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  16. *new follower :D * I particularly love the ruffley cuffs with the gloves.

    My Valentine's Day was boring: church, Chinese New Year food, studying, needlepoint and knitting. Very un-Valentine's Day.

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  17. so lovely! your outfit is sweet :)

    http://satinsugar.blogspot.com

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  18. Lovely outfit! I now need some bow gloves like those in my life - the ebay hunt begins :)

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  19. You are looking SO gorgeous on those pictures!
    Very inspiring since I love love love the color red ;3

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  20. I love everything about this outfit! The gloves are suuper adorable :)

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  21. So jealous of those gloves! I'm obsessed with them, but I just can't see myself paying $50 for gloves, heh. Super cute though!

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  22. you look very cute with this dress, i have a coat like yours. For Valentine's day I have done heart cookies with my bf :) kisses!

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  23. Cute outfit! Valentine's day i visited my boyfriend at UCONN, and we stayed in and watched movies and the olympics! It was simple and perfect.

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  24. I absolutely adore these pics! SO cute!

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  25. I'm loving all the use of red! It's simply stunning. Happy belated Valentine's!

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  26. Penelope Nightingale: Thank you! I definitely take that as a compliment:)

    Diana: Thank you! Red is one of my favorite colors to wear.

    Charmalade: I didn't take any pictures! I am the worst blogger ever. Sometimes when I'm having a good time, I forget to capture the moments. I'm hoping there are other pictures floating around.

    Dip-tea: Welcome! Thank you for following...I hope you enjoy:)

    Draft of Vintage: Confection is a nice way to put it...it did remind me of a sweet treat. Thank you:)

    Dodo: thank you!

    Ollie Otson: Thanks so much! Childish I am:)

    Debbie: Thanks for following! I hope you like the blog.

    Chaucee: Thanks so much! I wish I had pictures of everyone from that day...I totally forgot to take out my camera.

    Lisa: Girl scout cookies sounds like the best part. I loooove girl scout cookies.

    Holly: Yes, let's! What are you up to this weekend? I think Kim and I might go to Beacon's in Williamsburg this weekend. Also, babycakes is next to Fringe, where I get my hair done:)

    Kate S: I forgot it was the Chinese New Year until I saw the parade!

    Samantha and Tara: these are from modcloth but maybe you could add some handmade bows to regular gloves?

    To everyone I missed: thank you!

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  27. You are so cute! i love the gloves! I found a pair like those in green in a thrift store,but they were too small for my big hands :(
    ~Dana
    www.dailydoseofdana.tumblr.com

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  28. DMKG: I always have that problem with vintage gloves. It's heartbreaking. My mom always gives me these awesome gloves that never fit me! I always have to give them back:( (this is Keiko, signed in under a group account)

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  29. Your outfit reminds me of the scene in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang where Truly dresses up as a music box doll. Love!

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  30. you look perfect for valentine's day in this outfit. that vintage blouse with the ruffles near the neck is stunning. :)

    and it was so amazing to meet you at the sheila frank show!

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  31. This outfit is too cute for words. And I ADORE the gloves! My hubs took some photos of moi with some vintage gloves that I scored from my mom, who scored them from a thrift store. http://nathanrussellphotography.com/?p=1007
    Your style is to die for, dahling!

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  32. Stephanie: Now I want to watch Chitty Chitty Bang Bang again! I haven't seen it in so long.

    Jen: Thank you! It's one of my favorite tops:) And it was so nice to meet you!

    Amy: How fun to have a photographer husband. I love all of the photos. As for the gloves, I'm so jealous of the ones with the little scalloped hem!

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  33. This is such a gorgeous outfit! Love it :)

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  34. Absolutely gorgeous! Saw you for a moment at the chictopia conference and you're even MORE stunning in person!

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  35. Aww this is so cute! For Valentine's Day my boyfriend visited and...helped me with my homework and housework, hah. But when you're long-distance for most of the year, mundane everyday activities are such a blessing! We did make time to go out for a nice dinner though.

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  36. Cute Valentine outfit! Those gloves are adorable. I went wine tasting with my family and had an amazing day.

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  37. i am obsessed with this outfit! so much cuteness (and i think i need those gloves. who cares if it's 80 degrees over here?? i NEED them).

    looks like you had an amazing holiday! <3

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  38. Most perfect Valentine's outfit ever! Love the gloves ^^ This has inspired me to attempt to be less scruffbag, more attention to detail...

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  39. Those gloves are too cute for words and the coat is devine. I love how you dress :)

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  40. Yes, I think Valentines is ALL about dressing up and food (oh, and love of course!). My boyfriend made me blueberry syrup pancakes, then we went to a French restaurant and had a 5 course tasting menu. I was still full over 24hrs later!!
    Love the outfit, btw!

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  41. I love this outfit!! It's so Vday inspired without being over the top! :) You look awesome!

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  42. You and your boyfriend are stunners! Hope you guys had a great valentine's day. BTW, they did an amazing job on his sleeves and the tattoo on his right side.

    <3 Margaret

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  43. the picture of you with the lollipop is so adorable, even your lips look like a heart! Love it!

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  44. I am so happy I started reading your blog! You are absolutely adorable and completely inspire me. I especially love your holiday outfits as I am a HUGE fan of holidays myself. You look like an adorable Alice in Wonderland queen of hearts.

    P.S. I bought the "Keiko Lynn" dress from ModCloth and it's by far my favorite dress!

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  45. Thats just adorable :) The perfect valentines day outfit! Love your blog :)

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  46. Woah! You really know how to put a themed outfit together :)

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  47. you never fail to amaze me with your outfit choices!!!! :D gorgeous as always! :D

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  48. You look beyond adorable! Love everything about this outfit, you look so pretty!

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  49. Hello love. This outfit is quite lovely. I was thinking about purchasing those Seychelles shoes you have on and was wondering how they run. I have been getting mixed reviews on how they run. I'm a 6.5/7 and people are either saying they run really small or they are true to size. Please let me know. Cheers!

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  50. this is the best valentine's look ever!! too darling!

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  51. It was so good to finally get to meet you in person! I had almost forgotten it was Valentine's Day until I saw your festive (and adorable) outfit! :)

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  52. Amazing outfit!! I have to design a dress for class today with a collar and sleeve. I really like the collar and sleeves on your dress so might do something similiar...thanks for the inspiration. I was stuck!

    Twila
    blog.twilasvintageclothing.com

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