Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Maxi Dress with Tiny Flowers and Granny Boots (and a partner)

Dear Dress Lovers,

Thank you all for your very sweet and kind comments.  I love them!  And welcome to new readers!  I love hearing from you, and I love that your visits lead me, in turn, to your own lovely blogs!  I have found so much inspiration and help out there, reading what you all have to say. 

This morning I put on one of my favorite long dresses for some morning time in the garden.  Vix, this dress totally makes me think of you!

I think this maxi dress may be homemade.  There is no label, and the lace, trim, and stitching are definitely reminiscent of something homemade.  I do think it's vintage.  Reminds me of the 1970s, which is a good thing since Sarah of Misfits Vintage has invited everyone to rejoice this week over flowers.  She has declared it FLORAL WEEK.  If the 1970s were not a time of Flower Power, I don't know if there ever was a time of Flower Power!


I love the bright morning sunlight in the garden.  It does something for a woman's soul!


Perhaps I can darken it up a bit, though, to show you the LOVERLY blue tiered skirt on this dress!



Kneeling down to talk to the flowers.  Sarah, are you getting this??


A little more detail.  My Steve Madden boots.  The tiny FLORAL print on the dress is scrumptious!  Will show you the beautifully detailed leather belt in just a momento.

Meanwhile...


Sun, please warm my face.  But then again, don't.  I don't care to acquire anymore wrinkles at this point!




Fall is approaching in my neck of the woods, but I pulled the pink to the forefront of this rose picture, just in celebration of FLORAL WEEK.


Long hair, always in fashion IMHO.



A closer look at the Silver Creek belt.

maxi dress:  thrifted
belt:  Silver Creek, thrifted
tights:  new
boots:  Steve Madden, new










22 comments:

  1. You look wonderful, dear !:) I like your dress, looks fab with your hair like that!

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  2. I love the floral maxi with the boots; perfect styling!

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  3. You look ethereal in those photos the way the light is shining. I love your interpretation of "floral week." What wonderful delicacy, and then balanced with your granny boots.

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  4. I love that gorgeous prairie dress - always whimsical and lovely! Welcome to Floral Week! Sarah xxx

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  5. Hello lovely prairie lady with the longer than I can believe hair. I am shocked, I did not know that your beautiful tresses were so long and well, so beautiful. I would have bought that dress and belt too. You are a beautiful woman Lynn. dawn suitcase vignettes

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  6. Such a pretty frock, very Laura Ingalls Wilder, especially with the lace-up boots!
    And your hair never ceases to amaze me!
    We could do with some of that sunshine over here, please... xxx

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    1. Sending you sunny thoughts, Curtise! Wish I could send some real sunshine! xoxo

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  7. Amazing post!I love your interpretation of this floral week, you added a fairy tale mood to this theme and your photos reminds me of Lewis Carrol's girls!The dress is beautiful and the black boots give a victorian vibe to the whole outfit! I love your hair and the bride dresses too!
    xxxx

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  8. Great post!!

    Really love your style and posts!!

    A blog like this deserves following!

    Hope to see you back on mine for a peek :)


    Love,

    Olivia

    http://mom-works.blogspot.com/

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  9. what a pretty and romantic dress! and long hair is always in style!!

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  10. I love it. You have great blog! <3

    Would You like to follow each other?
    http://linde-lo.blogspot.com/

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  11. You're right, that dress is totally me! It's so pretty and boho and looks perfect with your tumbling locks and cool boots. Long hair is timeless! xxx

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  12. That's one gorgeous dress and nice belt! I love your long curly hair! So pretty! ヅ

    P.S. How about following each other on GFC and Bloglovin? ヅ

    http://fashionmoto.blogspot.com/

    Thanks! ヅ

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    1. Hello Lynn! ヅ

      Thank you so much for your prompt response.
      Glad to follow you back on GFC#55, Bloglovin 3 and Google+ #2. ヅ

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  13. Oh, I love the boots with the tender blue floral here. And your hair--I think I need some tips on how to manage mine now that it is growing longer.

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  14. The lovely waterfall of your hair and rippling blue floral tiers, grounded by your great boots - liquid floral, and oh so beautiful, Lynn!

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  15. Dylan, you are so beautiful, and that dress is wonderful. I love the detailed tooling on the belt.

    And yes, long hair is always in :)

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  16. The belt is gorgeous, you need to stop torturing me with all this beautiful prarie fashion. Vic introduced me to Natural Kei - have I mentioned this before, cos I know you'd love it.

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  17. Your dress is so pretty with your long flowing hair!

    Also re: bubblehems - it was your post! Thanks for the inspiration, I managed to make my own bubble-esque dress thanks to your post.

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