Thursday, July 29, 2010

I only came here to watch you watch me leave.

I only came here to watch you watch me leave.

I only came here to watch you watch me leave.

I only came here to watch you watch me leave.

It's all porch-blogging from now on! I might be out here when it snows. I might be a little obsessed because I've been porch-deprived for so long, but I doubt the novelty will wear off anytime soon.

I only came here to watch you watch me leave.

This outfit was from a few weeks ago, when I went to dinner with B and the fam at this great place called the Ice House Cafe in Herndon. I'd forgotten how quaint the old part of Herndon is, because I've grown so accustomed to urban sprawl in the surrounding area. It's quite refreshing to visit old Virginia towns that have somehow managed to maintain some of their charm on the main drag. B and I keep meaning to do more weekend trips to historic parts of Virginia. Hopefully we'll make it to Richmond sometime soon... Have any "off the beaten path" suggestions for a weekend road trip?

vintage Joseph Picone blouse
vintage locket
Seven jeans
vintage Louis Vuitton purse
Ralph Lauren scarf
Hermes bangles
Zara flats

54 comments:

What Would a Nerd Wear said...

jeebus, this is gorgeous! that blouse is perfection on you. you should be on the front page of the sartorialist right now.

Eli said...

I wish I could have explored more of the east coast the summer I stayed there! I was living 30 minutes close to Hersheytown and I didnt go!! :(

FASHION SNAG said...

That vintage blouse is so pretty on you!

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megan at Transmission Me said...

This whole outfit is fantastic! Especially those rad jeans, and of course always blown away how chic you make vintage look.

BRIANA said...

The whole outfit is beautiful, but I'm obsessed with your vintage LV. It's to die forrrrr!

xx
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Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

I normally don't love LV bags but that is a vintage stunner!

libys11 said...

such a classy well put together look, dear! :D love the blouse and the purse! :D

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The Owl's Closet said...

love this classy look, E! porch blogging sounds amazing! i would love to do the same, but it's scorching hot outside lol love, love ur blouse:)

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Julia said...

Yes, go to Richmond! How I envy you! This blouse is perfectin a million ways, and if you DO make to VA, I'd love to give you some recs ad return the favor when you so kindly sent me those DC recs.

Take care, and congrats on your porch!
xo

Anna G said...

I need to go explore the East coast. I love charming towns that look the same over the past decades. I visit this one town that's a hour drive every fall. It's adorable.

Hannah said...

reow blush!
did i mention your posts always make me hungry??

Dylana Suarez said...

Gorgeous purse and blouse! beautiful!

You are such a statuesque beauty!

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Christina said...

Loving the blouse. I just picked up a blouse with the same pleating on the front, but it's bright blue. I want to find one in a more neutral color like yours as well. I absolutely love the scarf.

this is not a joke said...

I have so many ideas for Virginia (as one of it's native daughters and one of the nerdiest high schoolers ever who took a spring break roadtrip all over the state)! Have you been to Charlottesville/Monticello? How about Appomattox? Williamsburg/Jamestown/Yorktown? If you head to Richmond you should definitely check out the Museum and White House of the Confederacy!

If you want any more ideas, you know where to find me ;)

Kelly said...

Love the bag and scarf!! Wonderful casual outfit!

<3 Kelly

Elizabeth Edith said...

I love this look on you. You pull it off so well every time. it's a little sickening, really ;) Maybe one day you could dress up in a clown suit or something, to make the rest of us feel better? :)

Seriously awesome outfit. I'd love to see the back of the jeans next time too!

Michelle Elaine said...

i need more tops like that in my work wardrobe

would love it if you took some time out to vote: http://tinyurl.com/22mcx84 hopefully it's for fvncy! pass it on ;)

KeepItFvncy,
M.E.

Sarah Yvonne said...

Old Town Fredricksburg has a lot of antique shops, charming coffee stores, and little local shops! I hope you get to Richmond soon! The Fan is a lot of fun and there are so many historical places to visit. Be sure to check out Hollywood Cemetery!

Sarah Yvonne

tess said...

you have the best pants ever!

Lynzy said...

Great vintage LV, did you purchase it online?

Porch blogging, sounds delightful!

xo Lynzy
http://fromskirtstoskillets.blogspot.com

Lynzy said...

Great vintage LV, did you purchase it online?

Porch blogging, sounds delightful!

xo Lynzy
http://fromskirtstoskillets.blogspot.com

SabinePsynopsis said...

Congrats to the new house and this is such a perfect, comfortable outfit. Loooving the bag!

Mekinking said...

ayy, I've got almost the same shirt! love it! this colour looks really good on you. and the scarf, such a lovely piece of colour!

Ali said...

AHHHHsfjdfhsdf you always look so put together! I love that shirt on you, and I love your jeans because they fit you to a T. You look so purely awesome!

&& oh! Thanks for the reply, even if it was late! :)) I ended up getting a Canon T1i.. and I love him so much, he is fabulous. Thanks for all your help! I'm so glad I stuck with Canon. <333

My Republic of Fashion said...

I love evrything about this outfit. Its stunning, especially that blouse.:)SarahD

StyleFrost said...

That vintage purse is so nice, love the style!

Clara said...

wow lovely look
is so 70's.

janettaylor said...

So French!

dear kate said...

i have quite the "what i want" list going for when i purchase a house...and a porch is one! i don't blame you for being there often! :)
katie

Julie said...

Great, great, great jeans.

Kelley said...

Wow, this is a great look. Very elegant and reminiscent of the 1970's.

LyddieGal said...

That blouse is so gorgeous, and the locket, I love it. Scarf on bag is the perfect flourish of color.

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Fashion Cents said...

thanks for your comment!

Your photos are always so beautiful its like you could be wearing a berlap sack and still look good lol

Damsels said...

that purse is so classic and stylish ... two words i associate closely with your style

Ruta, Look Ugly in a Photograph said...

That's such an awesome outfit. It's very 70's -esque. I love it so much.

jamie-lee said...

i love this - it has a seventies vibe to it, and the bag you have, sooo cute!x

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Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous, darling E!
Love that blouse!

xoxox,
CC

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

This blouse looks very sophisticated and feminine on you! I love how you added the gold necklace!

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Emma said...

that top is a gorgeous color

this is emma from all in your innerspace btw
xx

Beckerman Girls said...

You look TRES chic!!!!!! Love your styling and gorgeous photography!!! You get a A++++++++++++!!!hahha Have a FANATSIC summer!
xo The Beckerman Girls

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Daphne said...

That is honestly the best vintage Louis V shape I've ever seen! You look so lovely!

tywo said...

I love this. Gorgeous.





LOVE!

Gladys Fashioncancer said...

Lovely.

Chic Therapy said...

i love the purse...infact i love everything!!

gleenn said...

wow, this outfit is looking very vintage. and you pulled it out perfectly. :)

Sara Lynn said...

E I love this look! I want those jeans, they are perfect :)

The F Word Online said...

great outfit girl ! the RL scarf is the perfect touch

xx lue

FashionJazz said...

Love your blouse! Have a lovely Monday xx

Erika said...

You are the vintage Queen; you just look amazing in these pictures!! :)

Ebony said...

I love the vintage bag with the scarf. The long strap and the shape of the bag are so great.

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http://xoxoebony.blogspot.com

Clare said...

This outfit TOTALLY inspired my Friday outfit (which I haven't posted yet - lazy blogger!). I love it!

FashionAddict said...

The blush colored blouse is so pretty! Especially with the dark wash jeans. Lovely.

Little Bow Prep said...

I adore the purse and scarf!

bi-style said...

really great outfit Love that 70's Style!!