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I wear my grandma's clothes... I look incredible...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
I really should have taken photos last week when my step-dad/aunt's cleaned out grandma's attic.  They ended up with 8 bags bursting with vintage fabulosity and my cousin (who also studied fashion) and I had a field day digging through the bags and finding treasures of our own and finding things to consign.  I had to alter most of what I inherited, but was majorly pleased with how pretty much everything came out.  

When I got to escape to D.C. for the weekend, I was excited to wear one of my restructured vintage creations/treasures out!  Here is a lovely 1970s dress that I epically shortened and paired with shorts and tights.  I felt a bit like Peter Pan, but I must say, it turned out marvelously! Oh, and if you haven't heard the thrift store song and are wondering where I got the title of this post from, I promise you I am not just uber full of myself, but am lyric snatching.  Listen here!  I'm so happy that someone in pop culture is finally shining some light on just how awesome thrifting is! 









Dress via Grandma's attic
Vest via Target
Boots via Charlotte Russe
Ring via Forever 21

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25 comments on "I wear my grandma's clothes... I look incredible... "
  1. Amazing! love the vintage touch, i've always search at my mom's old stuff and find lots of lovely stuff for free! hahaha xxxxx

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    1. It came just in time! After Fight the Februaries with Fashion, I was all set and ready to go on a huge thrifting spree, but this stuff just fell into my lap!

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  2. Soo nice look!

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    1. Grazie mille. I like how it came together.

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  3. Wow, that's so cool!! You did a great job with the dress! And I really love that song :)

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    1. The song has been stuck in my head for weeks, but it was the theme of the day when I had this on! Thanks for your comment! You are beautiful!

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  4. Amazing look! :)

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  5. I really like how you wear the fur vest. I usually put it on, and it's just not right. You do a great job!

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    1. I wear this vest at least once a week. My students love to pet me when I'm wearing it, so I've been trying to cut back!

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    1. Merci beaucoup. I am proud of how this look came together!

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  10. one look I already know that dress was from the 70's but you styled it to look trendy for today. I like it :)

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    1. It was a really weird length before, so I shortened it and LOVE the way it turned out!

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  11. OMG excellent combination! The boots are wonderful! :)

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    1. Thanks! The boots can probably be considered vintage from Charlotte Russe, I've had them so long!

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