Thursday, February 16, 2012

Love-ly Day






Blouse: Thrifted via Goodwill
Dress: Gift from Brett
Belt: From this dress
Clutch: Gift
Tights: J.Crew
Shoes: F21

I know these photos are a little dark but just shortly before they were taken, I got this dress as a Valentine's Day gift from Brett. I couldn't pass up an opportunity to show my new lovely dress! I was so excited and it fits like a glove. He did good :)

Speaking of Valentine's Day, I know some people balk at the holiday. I embrace it though! Many people maintain that we should show love year round and not just on V-Day. I agree! But there's no harm in making others feel extra special. I love the day! Brett got me flowers and then the vintage dress I'm wearing above (and candy, always gotta have candy). I got Brett a new book, a vintage tie, shirt and vest. We then went to get drinks at a favorite bar, have sushi dinner and top the night off on the couch with some salted caramel cupcakes.

It's strange because last year, Brett and I both got each other prints. This year, we both got each other vintage clothes. Great minds (in love) think alike?!

Hope you all felt super loved this Valentine's Day!

8 comments:

  1. Great thrifted blouse. Love this color combo!

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  2. You always have the best dresses! You look so lovely in this color. How cute that you both ended up getting the same gifts! I would love to get vintage clothes as a gift.

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  3. My new obsession is mint/teal with red! I LOVE this dress and belt! Brett did a fantastic job and you look so ladylike and fun!

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  4. The pop of color is lovely. Especially the matching nails. So cute.

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  5. Your husband bought this for you??? A-MAZING! He did good alright! You look gorgeous. I love this dress paired with the turquoise accessories.

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  6. That dress is beautiful and it fits your perfectly! It looks great! What a great gift from your hubby!

    xx Adrian

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  7. What an awesome gift! Good job on his part!

    I agree - I absolutely love Valentine's Day... there is nothing wrong with taking a day to make those you love feel EXTRA loved. How can one hate that!? :)

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  8. wholeheartedly agree with your sentiments on Valentine's!
    & I love the aquamarine/robin's egg blue with the red...I used the same colors for my wedding...they're gorgeous together!

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