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Thursday, May 5, 2011

Springing into the season

This post is part of a Full Time Fabulous event hosted by Kristy Eléna.











Outfit details:
Top - El Vintage, won in this giveaway
Skirt - Forever 21
Booties - Target
Watch - Michael Kors
Bracelets - Ann Taylor, Avon, R.J. Graziano
Wayfarers - Sunglass Warehouse
Prescription glasses - Warby Parker
Bow - Incognito

My inner fashionista believes that spring is about bright colors, short skirts and long dresses. The rest of me knows it's a time for growth, change, fresh starts and new beginnings. This past season was a tough one, and I'm welcoming newness with open arms. I'm ready to get back on my feet and take on the world once more.

















We live in an imperfect, yet beautiful place. Believing anything else but that is a waste of time. Let the coming season's blooms enfold you. Let yourself go.

34 comments:

  1. Perfect, perfect post. Firstly, you look spectacular; I love everything about the genius of pairing that top and skirt. And secondly, what you wrote was beautiful. Especially the last bit, it's something I can never be reminded of too many times, personally.

    And also? I want your prescription glasses. Terribly.

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  2. it's a new season, baby! and its gonna be great. i love the colors you paired in this look. and im also just completely in love with the color of that skirt!

    xxoo
    www.paperplanesandmaryjanes.com

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  3. I couldn´t agree more. You look absolutely lovely and ready to bloom.
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  4. Love love love! Bloom madly my dear!

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  5. Nice photos, I like the colour of your skirt, the yellow is a great compliment to your top colour. Looks like your'e heading the right direction because you being open to new things is when the growth begins. :)

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  6. Great spring experimenting.... very cute!

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  7. Love love this outfit....the skirt is my fav.....looking hot lady:)

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  8. It's our imperfections that make us perfect. without them we'd all be the same, nothing to help us stand out as individuals. We call these differences imperfections when we should be embracing the things that make us unique.
    Such a beautiful post xx

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  9. Wonderful post, fully agree on all the choices, colors and I love that caption under your last picture! It is time for fresh starts (and yellow mini skirts!)

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  10. I love the choice of colors and your skirt is just so gorgeous!!!! I really like it...everything is perfect for Spring babe...

    I miss your posts...

    Kisses
    Sweet
    PensandLens
    @mistytewest

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  11. I love your skirt and it's bold color! Yellow is one of my favorite colors for spring and your outfit is a perfect representation of that.

    LAUREN NICOLE
    of FRONT ROW SPECTATOR

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  12. in love w the yellow skirt, and the bow in your hair is so cute!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

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  13. Love this! I also adore the yellow ruffled skirt.

    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.blogspot.com

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  14. Love the color combination, great outfit! Loving the blouse :)

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  15. I'm in LOVE with this outfit, your ruffled skirt is gorgeous... the yellow is fabulous! And the pop of pattern from the blouse? Total perfection!! I love, love it. Happy Friday hun. xx veronika

    PS Thank you for adding me to your Blogroll feature too. :-)

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  16. first of all I love your skirt! I am a fan of ruffled skirts for quite a while but never taken the plunge to buy one...
    I agree with you that our world is imperfect...that's why I choose to live in my own bubble :P
    Anna

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  17. What a beautiful look lady. I'm in love with that skirt!

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  18. what a cute post, I love the mustard colored skirt you have and the print on your top is so funky!

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  19. Love the outfit! That skirt just pops and those shoes totally balance it out!

    We live in an imperfect, yet beautiful place. Believing anything else but that is a waste of time

    So true and a great way of thinking when coming into this new season!

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  20. Yay.. spring is for short skirts AND maxis! Gotta get some maxis, they're so fun to wear.

    xx Kara
    Sprinkles in Springs

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  21. Great post, dear! I too am loving all the bright colors. I am hoping they will distract me enough from the heat that is making it's way over here :/

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  22. what a beautiful post!i love the photos you chose!
    thank you so much for stopping at my blog and commenting :D
    ifollowed your blog i look forward to seeing more :DD
    kisses
    caramellitsa
    http://caramellitsa.blogspot.com

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  23. What a happy little skirt!

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  24. I love the skirt you are wearing. I hope your spring is full of clarity, and opens new doors for you.
    My Heart Blogged

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  25. I love your outfit- it's so fun and definitely perfect for spring! The photos of all the flowers are gorgeous, too! Thanks for stopping by my post as well!

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  26. I tried to submit a comment earlier! If it doesn't show up, I tried to post that I truly love your skirt and the whole look! Great pictures :)

    xoxo

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  27. Aw I loved what you ended with :) Also love the stacks of accessories on your arm! haha

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  28. I love that skirt! The ruffles and bright color? Perfect for spring!

    I actually think the imperfections are what makes the world, life, and each of us beautiful. Perfect is boring, don't you think?

    Santina
    http://stylebysantina.blogspot.com/

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  29. Love your outfit!!! I would snatch it off your back and wear it just as you did...so smart the print with the yellow.

    I'm sorry you had a difficult time last season, but looking forward as you are is the BEST way to be. I hope you have wonderful wonderful tomorrows :)

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  30. This is beautiful! Not just your outfit, but your words. And I love the plants you've photographed, especially the green thing, whatever it may be. :) Great job with this theme, lady!

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  31. Loooveee this! I love your clothes! The colors are so great. You are so stylish. I am loving your photographs as well- they're so beautiful. I love flowers! The 1st pic is my fav. <3 <3 H

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  32. You said it, sister. I'm ready to let this season unfold, too! (Can I steal your skirt? Soooo cute!) Love the juxtaposition of beauty and natural against graffiti and broken glass. Ah, life.
    xoxo, f
    The House in the Clouds

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  33. It was so much fun meeting you yesterday! I hope we can meet again in the future. Enjoy the Spring weather! I'm sure another heat wave will be upon us soon.

    Love,
    Heather
    http://thestyleconfessions.com/

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  34. gorgeous outfit, gorgeous post, gorgeous you!!! i agree with your sentiments about spring for both the fashion aspect and the personal one. i look at it very much the same way. =)

    Kristy Eléna - Full Time Fabulous
    Vogue Gone Rogue
    Twitter: @kristyelena

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