Thursday, June 28, 2012

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

I think there's something in the water that turns us into house fraus.

Well this is just one of those weeks, isn't it? All the better to flashback for moment to fond memories of weekends' past. This outfit was for Father's Day dinner with the 'rents at Lyon Hall. Never disappoints.

I found these sunglasses on a recent U St. shopping trip and I'm completely in love. They're nothing special brand-wise, but I like to think they could pass (at a distance) for the Tom Ford Nikitas.

sunglasses from a random boutique on U St. (super-cool vintage pair here)
Zara dress
Michael Kors watch
Lou Lou and Amrita Singh bangles (similar set here)
Proenza Schouler pumps
ASOS clutch
nails in Essie 'mojito madness'

33 comments:

Lyndzie said...

you look gorg in that dress - I love the surprice v shape at the back & it fits you perfectly!


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Trishelle said...

wow gorgeous dress!!!
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Samara said...

I literally JUST ordered that dress from Zara this morning. Grab it before it sells out, people!

The Fancy Teacup said...

Such a wonderful, summery dress!

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Closet Fashionista said...

Wow that dress is gorgeous!! :D You look amazinggggg :)
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Frannie Pantz said...

What a gorgeous dress--I love the back and the print! And I also love your sunnies!

daisymay aka Chantele said...

Oh wow that dress is so stunning! Beautiful pattern and stunning fit on you! I love that the zip leaves a 'V' on the back - so pretty!

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sarahsreallife said...

That dress is beautiful times a billion. I love the color and the cut, and the V in the back is a nice, unexpected detail. Looks great on you!

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Natasha Fatah said...

Love that dress!

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Celine said...

This outfit is perfection! I forgot to mention last time that yes, the shorts you commented on are recent. They're from the runway collection at BCBG.
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Lightning Heart said...

oh wow, you look absolutely stunning, i love this!

Gillian Uang said...

That dress is amazing! :)

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GirlieBlogger@Beauty Fashion Blog Seattle said...

You always look so good in ladylike prints. Fantastic glasses. They are a great buy.

Gray Skies said...

I never do this, but the moment I saw that dress in this post, I clicked over to the Zara website and bought it! The pattern is stunning, and I love the slight v-back.

Love those sunglasses! I haven't yet worked up the courage to wear cat-eye frames myself, but I always love them on other people.

jamie-lee said...

Beautiful outfit - I wasn't expecting that V in the back. And also, must say, glad to see you're a) still blogging, and b) that I managed to stumble across your blog again :)

theflossylife.com said...

so obsessed with your heels AND sunglasses!
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Jin said...

Love the floral print dress! Gorgeous colors!

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Christina Marie said...

Love this dress!

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

These colors look so pretty on you! Love the print of your dress, such a beautiful outfit.

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Ali Hval said...

Eep! The silhouette of that dress is so perfect! It just makes such a lovely hourglass on your tiny little waist. The pretty flowers on it are so pretty, too! I like how you're wearing it with those heels--so unexpected!

And I must agree with you about those glasses. They look pretty pricey considering they're not anything too brand fancy. :D

Alicia, River City Chic said...

love love love this dress. the back detail is gorgeous!


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alicia // river city chic

Fashion Confessions of a Mommy said...

What a gorgeous dress. Looks beautiful on you as well.
Daphne.

world on high heels said...

WOW! You look so pretty! I adore this dress!


xx

Bad Taste Toast said...

Haha haus fraus :) Does this title have a special meaning?

Anyway, you look superchic in this outfit. the dress is the perfect piece to throw on and look dazzling - the colours, the print, the interesting backside - all amazing! Lovely with the clutch as pop of hot pink!

Have a nice weekend!

gvozd said...

Amazing dress!

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Jessica @ Here(and)Now said...

the shape of those sunnies flatters your face in an amazing way! gorgeous
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CP and KW said...

I completely adore all of your wonderful floral prints! So beautiful!

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Ruta, Look Ugly in a Photograph said...

You look so lovely. I've always felt you have the best classic pieces. Even though this dress is printed, the shape and everything else about it is simply stunning and so classic.

I love floral prints. I could wear them forever.

Annie said...

That dress is absolutely gorgeous, and I always love when you use that bright pink clutch - so fun!

Annie
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compradora anonima said...

Your Dress is perfect , flowers and colors

navy and orange said...

AMAZING dress!

xoxo navy & orange

DaBi Vintage said...

love this outfit!kisses fom Italy