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hey!  been tryin' to meet you

B and I finally went to see Inglorious Basterds yesterday. Though my patience for Quentin Tarantino wanes, I thought it was entertaining and the Austrian actor who played the creepy German officer was really quite phenomenal.

Oh, so this top has been waiting patiently in my closet for some years now, hoping that bustier tops might come back into style. Its wish was granted and I’ve now found an appropriate way to wear it that does not involve black pants, heels, and nothing else. Thankfully, I do not dwell upon its past indiscretions.

ancient Express top
vintage pants
H&M sweater
wolf necklace from a Colorado jeweler
Mellow Yellow shoes
vintage Ralph Lauren clutch

PS I need to share the wealth: Christian Siriano is officially on sale at Payless today and the designs look amazing! I ordered 2 pairs of shoes already and there’s more to come!!

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i must agree . if not an incredible movie it was very entertaining .

love the heels

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love the shoes. I think I used to have that top but in like silver. Oh the shame of dark jeans and "going out" tops. Love it in this new context though 🙂

Thank you soo much for your amazing comment on my incredibly crybaby post the other day haha… I totally know what you mean about the boyfriend thing. At this point I'm almost using him as an escape from my current living situation… but either way its unhealthy. It definitely won't last much longer. And you are wise, but certainly not old haha. It definitely helps to get perspective from people who have been through it already (if it was just a couple months or years and years ago). You are quickly becoming one of my most favorite bloggers, bc of your style obv but also you seem like such a legit person. Good combo. k I'm done haha.

x.katie

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i love the shoes!
it's really stunning!

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Great combination in this outfit! From the multi-colored knit cardigan to the clutch to the trouser pants to the heels. I love all the colors together :]

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Comfy yet chic… one of my favorite pairings! 🙂 This might be one of my fave looks on you!

xoxo J

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I love this casual and stylish cozy look.

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Bustiers were out? Don't tell the Proenza Schouler dudes. How long were they doing that look?

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Joe and I have been hesitating to see this movie, but many of these glowing reviews have forced me to think otherwise!

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you've been pretty in pink lately 🙂 x

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nice cardigan and shoes.. i just bought similar cardigan but the color is grey and is a longer one…:D

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Those pants are so cool! You are so lucky you find such great vintage items!

And thanks for the add 🙂

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you look fabulous…I cant wait to wear sweaters, and I think I would die a happy girl with your shoe collection!

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darling, your bustier is in style it complete your outfit ^.^
kisses

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WOW! Amazing style, E! U are the best! 😉

XoXo

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<3 the cardigan.

and i love christian. he was absolutely amazing on project runway!

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I love that sweater and it's awesome that you pair it with the slouchy pants! Very chic! xoxoxoxo

P.S. Thanks for sharing the Christian Siriano on payless! xoxoxox

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don't you just love the movie – to me, it was just so stylishly made – from music to the plots, a mash-up of many different elements yet was able to distinguish itself from anything out there … oh, the german officer was the true star of the movie …. anyway, you looked beautiful here and those shoes are so funky yet classic – love, xoxo

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…must be a devil between us, or whores in my head… =)

love the outfit!

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I love your shoes! Very pretty x

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Wow, another pink item from you. Love this look, very sweet/pretty… And the shoes are great, the pictures as well. Am I complementing too much?? ^_^

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love your outfit, especially the shoes 🙂
have a lovely day, xoxo

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I love that sweater. The colours are gorgeous.

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Great outfit, and i love the shoes.
Xoxo
M

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You always look fabulous.

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the color combination is amazing, you look like one classy teacher (in a good way):))

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I like the outfit…it makes your legs look SUPER long!

Been wondering about whether or not to see Inglorious Bastards…looks like kind of a violent film.

xx. mavi

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gorg look!

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You look gorgeous! I really love your shoes!

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Awesome sweater. I have the exact same Express top in a different color! It has criss cross straps in the back, right? Mine has also been hanging in my closet for quite some time b/c I like it but just can't seem to find a good way to wear it. I like how you're wearing it!

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this is one of my favorite outfits of yours so far! I love the overall slouchy-ness of the ensemble with the more graphic heels and clutch…awesome colors.

and lol w/the black pants bit. except, for me, exchange the black pants for a pair of those enormous black platform flip floppy things.

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love the sweater and those shoes! Love this simple and comfy look. XOXO

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You look AMAZING!

I really liked Inglorious Basterds, the German officer was my favourite character haha.

Take care,

Christine

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a true pixie you are indeed 🙂

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You've made me want a bustier top. I love the fact that it has a very boudoir style with feminine details that looks perfect when topped with a blazer or cardigan. Gorgeous ensemble, darling – so perfect for the office! 🙂

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Love that sweater, darling! You look lovely!

xoxox,
CC

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i really love those heels with the colors, and the first half is very pretty! the bustier fits you very nice and the vest looks comfi and chic.
xx

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Always such beautiful styling… you look fantastic! xxx

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I love Chirstian Sirriano, I'll check it.
Cool outfit, with the perfect touch of color.
Kisses!

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i really want to see this movie too. i like your outfit a lot- the bustier top is such a great color and i love your shoes. ~joelle

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hot shoes honey, love the pants too. Glad you enjoyed the movie, im yet to see it.
have a good day
xx

marian

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i've been wanting to see that movie i'm a huge tarantino fan :]
you always look so classic and gorgeous lady<3
peace&love

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I must hear about the CS's when you get them! I went to the store and they aren't going to stock them. Boo!

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just came across your blog and i love it! xo :o)

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Love all the colors in the sweater!

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What I love the most about your style is that you seem to wear it in the most confident way. That's an inspiration!

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I've not watch that movie yet,might go catch it soon !!

The top goes perfectly with the pants and your cardigan 🙂

Plus your clutch is so beautiful <3

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U always look so chic hun!!! Really want to see ur shoe collection : ) xxx

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i like the pants. this whole outfit looks so comfy.

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those shoes are perfect…the whole outfit is perfect! the contrast between structured and slouchy is dead on!!

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those trousers look so comfy!

xo.
princesspolitico

ps. i agree, inglorious basterds was WONDERFUL.

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