2.15.2012

STRAPPED

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Strappy White Party Dress c/o Beginning Boutique, Baby Spice nail lacquer via Tarte Vintage, F21 glitter flatforms

Since I received this dress from Beginning Boutique a few weeks ago, I knew I had to save it for Valentine's Day. We made great use of my V-Day balloons from le boyy and shot these on the dock behind the restaurant where we had dinner (although much later). The dress perfectly integrates my favorite features of any dress: unique cutouts, straps galore, and a froufy (is that a word?) tutu-like skirt with a fitted bodice. Ideal. And for my lipstick, I used MAC's cream color base pro in Pink Shock, which finishes completely matte. Besides my Rouge Volupte by YSL, matte lipsticks are my absolute favorite because they just do something for my lips that others cannot.

For our Valentine's Day plans, this year I was in charge of daytime surprises while le boyy took over the night shift. I'd like to say I did an excellent job translating the predominantly girly holiday into boy-approved bliss--check it out here.

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xoxo

73 comments :

  1. Oh wow, that dress is amazing! I love it.
    Beautiful photos lady. Just followed you on Bloglovin :)
    xx, Micol

    http://themarcystop.blogspot.com/

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  2. You are perfection! These images are so beautiful and the dress looks so lovely on you. :) Hope you had a blissfully romantic Valentine's day!

    <3 Mandy xx
    http://frocksandotherfrivolities.blogspot.com

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  3. Beautiful dress!



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  4. omg u look freakin adorable!!! love this

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  5. Such a cute dress!!!!!
    Love it!
    xx


    The Urban Umbrella
    xoxo


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  6. I am in love with that dress! you look stunning.

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  7. Sooooo beautiful!!

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  8. Adorable! I love your nails!:) Kisses! xoxo

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  9. Beautiful, lovely photos!!!

    Come see my new post,

    xo Emma

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  10. Wow you look stunning, the white dress is gorgeous and I like these shots with balloons :)

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  11. This dress looks soo good on you!
    you have an amazing figure!
    xo

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  12. I'm in love with the dress!!! And your nail polish is so cute :) GREAT BLOG!

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  13. These photos are gorgeous! I love, love that dress on you and your nails are such a pretty color!


    xoxo,
    http://pancakeSTACKER.blogspot.com

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  14. very nice dress , love the lipstick

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  15. Love it! Gorgeous!

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  16. What a lovely sugary pink nail polish!
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  17. Wow, love the dress and the props too!! Nice photographs!!

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  18. OMG, this dress is pure beauty, and it looks great on you! you are so lucky to be having such a nice weather. here in Croatia is so cold, snow everywhere...spring, please come! :)

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  19. Such a beautiful dress.

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  20. great dress darling! you're gorgeous :) xxx

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  21. Gahh that dress is gorgeous. I love it so much.



    www.shevahh.blogspot.com
    xo

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  22. Love this dress! It looks fantastic on you!
    ~Sara
    sarastrauss.blogspot.com

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  23. So so so so pretty! I really love the dress!!

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  24. this dress is so pretty!
    the last picture reminds me of an advert..i can't quite click onto what designer it was though!
    love it nonetheless!
    Krissy xoxo

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  25. Gorgeous! The dress fits you perfectly! xx

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  26. most beautiful dress! love all the straps. like i need this dress. love the flatforms

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  27. I love your dress! So gorgeous, and looks great with the flatforms!


    xx maggie
    saltandleather

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  28. great photos, such a cute dress. Love this post .
    Christy

    http://am2pmchic.blogspot.com/

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  29. you look soo cute in your BB dress girl! i love the design of it! we should take a twinsie photo one day in our BB dresses ;P. p.s. LOVE the photos!
    - Kathleen

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    1. Thank you!! Did you get the same one?? Yess I'll be up there this summer... PHOTOS!!

      xo

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  30. You look beautiful! I LOVE that dress and your lipstick is cute! Gorgeous pictures! :)
    LB
    x0x0x0x

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  31. Amazign dress! You look very beautiful!

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  32. Cute.....Big Gulp, I ve do it! If I see this kind of pictures:)

    AMAZING! Recommendable


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  33. Ohh!!I ´ve fallen in love!! It´s really cool and chic!Many kisses!!

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  34. Lovely dress! I can't take my eyes off it. :)

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  35. so nice dress!

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  36. You look amazing love your dress and the pibk color :)

    xo,
    themagicstyle-by-nari.blogspot.com/

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  37. That dress is just stunning on you. I love when an item is as special from the front as from the back.

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  38. I love the dress!

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  39. sweetest!!!
    You look so sweet on this entire outfit. Your lipstick, your ponytail, your glittery shoes, your sweet dress. I'm loving everything in these pics.

    Sincerely,
    BERTHA NATASHA

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  40. The white dress is so nice. :)

    Come and see an international giveaway on my blog -- the prize is a one year subscription to Vogue US magazine. :)

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    Xoxo, Victoria.

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  41. Your dress is perfect, white really is your colour!! This whole outfit is just ..perfect!!..
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  42. this dress is perfect i would love to have one similar. dont know where i would wear it but i would love it in my closet.

    the surprise for your bf was adorable btw!

    -Violet

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  43. Gorgeous dress.

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  44. Great dress. Beautiful photos.

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  45. That dress fits you so perfectly. I love the cut-outs.

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  46. Thanks dear, for your lovely comment! :)
    This dress is so gorgeous! Love it!
    And I really like the last pic, so nice with those flowers in the back.
    Following you, too!

    Kiss,
    Nici

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  47. I love this outfit!! and the pics with the balloon is simply perfect! I follow you! keep the work it!! your blog is great!

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  48. OMG I <3 <3 <3 this dress!!! I'm forever looking for something that would somehow cover my scar because I have one right in the middle of my chest (from a surgery) and this idea is so perfect, thanks so much for sharing and following my blog too! =)

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  49. So beautiful photo and your dress is amazing!

    X Camilla

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  50. That dress is amazing, and I love your photos :)!

    XO Aline
    browneyedgirlaline.blogspot.com

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  51. very romantic, Beautiful,
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  52. oh goodness pink lipstick makes me giddy!

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  53. Lovely photos, i am in love with your glitter flatforms!! i love your blog, following you now :) xo

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  54. Amazing shoes i hate that i cant find them online, now i crave those sooo much...

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  55. love everything here specially the dress..you look so pretty..thanks for stopping by my blog..your blog is awesome..i follow you back too :)

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  56. I love this dress! It looks great on you*

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  57. I love this dress! It looks great on you*

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  58. love this look

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