My name isn't pretty-pretty.  It's Barbarella.

My name isn't pretty-pretty.  It's Barbarella.

My name isn't pretty-pretty.  It's Barbarella.

My name isn't pretty-pretty. It's Barbarella.

I love how bike shorts make any dress instantly more mobile. Wore this to Poste (excellent cocktail and cheese selection, btw) on Friday for a friend’s bday and could not have been more comfortable.

Also, Delectable Swank featured me as her Delectable Blog of the Week. Check it out!

Mara Hoffman dress
vintage bike shorts
vintage Ralph Lauren necklace
Forever 21 shoes

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I love the print on the dress and it was clever to put biking shorts underneath so you don't have to ever worry about overexposure!

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Cute, cute! Nice color for you.

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You look perfect, I LOVE the dress! I also loved your interview on Delectable Swank…you had me laughing out loud.

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Oh wow lady! You are too cute, love this look on you! I can't believe those fab shoes are from forever! Great find girl πŸ˜›

xo,
Jessica

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I love the print and color of that dress AND the vintage necklace, it goes so well with the outfit!

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You look stunning, as usual. I love how you incorporated the biker shorts in the outfit. And those shoes are fab!

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I love the print and color of that dress! Biker shorts were a good choice πŸ™‚

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love the dress and the shorts together- you look great, as always! πŸ™‚
xoxo

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PS- I've given you a FabAward! Come check it out πŸ˜‰

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diggin the bikeshorts!

One Love,
Jowy
http://www.iseejanemary.blogspot.com

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gorgeous outfit girl! i love it!!!!!! the green is fantastic!
x

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What an interesting mix! I love that it allows you to be more mobile!

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Love the dress! It's such a great color on you!

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lovelovelove the color of the dress and the biker shorts add a next level of cool!

x Antonia
LIVEGLAMORDIE.blogspot.com

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Love your outfits.
One of them is featured today on my blog…
Ciao!

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lovely look

and these long long legs :]

http://stylewaves.blogspot.com

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i've been wanting to go to Poste for awhile now. I love the color & print of that dress, btw.

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Love the colours on that dress.
And what a great idea, I would never have though of pairing it with cycling shirts but it looks fab!
Beth xx

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I love the whole outfit! πŸ™‚
Nice legs too!

Have a nice day!xxx

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I wish I could fly you down her to revamp my closet. You are so creative with your looks!

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You are just too gorgeous for words. Everything about you screams class. J'adore this ensemble, darling! And that necklace…oh, I covet it! πŸ™‚

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Congrats on the interview! And might I say, you are perfectly proportioned for fashion.

Love Grace.

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Nice dress Honey!

Xβ˜…Xβ˜…

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so cute πŸ™‚

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Hi darling E!
1) You look stunning!
2) Congrats on your feature!
3) Loooooove the new profile pic πŸ™‚

xoxox,
CC

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i love the color and you look just darling.

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That's a great tactic, I have some biker shorts I haven't used in ages, but thanks to your great idea I think I'll be putting them to use for something other than sport πŸ™‚

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The biker shorts are perfect for everything, especially at this time of summer, as its getting colder.. nice colour at the dress!

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ahhhhh, I love it, and I love barbarella!

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I love the biker shorts! They are super cute with your shirt.

And I knowww, school appropriate and work appropriate is difficult when I want to wear something crazy and random. Oh well, wear it anyway right? :]

-xtina
http://www.thisisxtina.blogspot.com

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love how you threw on the biker shorts . makes the whole look tie up so well .with so many buckeled straps and then the shorts the dress goes from fem to fem/edgyish πŸ™‚
love it

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I LOVE that top. And the heels. Very cute, very…chic….

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confession: i found a pair of shorts similar to that which fit under some of the longer dresses i have.

i always feel like i'm hiding a huge secret when i wear them under my dresses, so comfy πŸ˜›

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omgosh. i love bike shorts! i swear by them (especially for biking, haha). at this fashion board meeting i had, we were trend spotting and i just spazzed because i loved biker shorts. haha. you look GREAT! and i lovelovelove your heels (:

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I love the printed blouse! It looks so cute with the biker shorts! Did I mention I can't get enough of those Forever 21 shoes? xxoxxo

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that color is divine on you!!!

and i keep staring at your hair and debating whether i want to chop mine off…. i'm so indecisive about this

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very cute pics!

I'm having a t-shirt giveaway on my blog today, everyone's welcome to enter

nicola xx

nicolaticolaponders.blogspot.com

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Love the dress + bike shorts + edgy heels. It strikes to perfect balance of girly and tough.

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Love those shoes!! πŸ˜€

x.

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Loving this whole ensemble πŸ™‚ Very chic!

XO

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OOOOH! I love the bike shorts. I've seen a few VERY stylish bloggers sport them lately, and now I'm thinking I might need to look into it!!

http://betweenlaundrydays.blogspot.com

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Great dress. I love the shape and colour. The bike shorts are a cute twist!

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You look absolutely gorgeous!! And I just love those shoes πŸ™‚

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Me too. And you have the prettiest profile!

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so pretty, the dress looks stunning on you, and the shoessss<3
peace&love

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get it gurrrrl!!! great color, it suits you nicely!!

jess s//

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beautifull color!!
Looks very good, bike shorts are so cool.
Thanks for your comments

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yup!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and the bike shorts also protect against the HORRORS of wind blowing up one's skirt or dress!!! yippee for that! πŸ™‚

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Oooh! I like the dress!

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i like it! i linked it on my blog if you don't mind!

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you have an amazing sense of style — the addition of the biker shorts up the playfulness of the outfit. and the color/pattern are just gorgeous!

xo.
princesspolitico

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that dress is everything i want in a dress. the bright color (in my favorite hue of course) with the killer black pattern,with the fitted body, and the quarter length sleeves. loves it!

i just realized that i've been wearing the biker shorts for a while now, since what? three years ago i think. i wear them for the same reason you posted: mobility. cept i always rolled them up and never below the hems of my dresses.

and btw: yeah those shoes are stellar. the steel toes at the very tip of em are a excellent touch

leila grace
the vain and the bored

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Very sweet outfit !!

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I really love the resolution of the camera you are using πŸ™‚ and how do you upload your pics?? Its really nice and gives justice to what you are are wearing πŸ™‚

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