It's that time again... I'm cleaning out my wardrobe and I've done a HUGE update to my Shop My Closet store! Lots of awesome brands (including Bernie Dexter, ModCloth, the Pretty Dress Company, Nishe, Tatyana and more) and a variety of sizes! I've also slashed the prices on a bunch of what's still in my shop. Below is just a small sample of what I've added... head on over to my store to see everything! And don't forget: my readers can save 10% on their total purchase with the code SOUBRETTE10. Happy Friday & happy shopping!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Hamilton Swing Dress: c/o Unique Vintage
Have a wonderful Wednesday!
Monday, May 23, 2016
If something is even slightly kooky or kitschy, there's a good chance it'll pique my interest. In the case of this cigarette-themed skirt from Shawna Lay Designs... I immediately became obsessed. I'm not a smoker (nor do I condone it... even though I'm currently dating one), but this design beautifully captures the 1950's Hollywood glamour of it all. Shawna makes some really incredible pieces and does a lot of custom work, and this skirt has quickly become one of my absolute favorite pieces.
Although Shawna initially displayed this skirt in a beautiful cyan, I opted to go for black, as I think it makes it a bit more versatile. The skirt itself is made of cotton sateen, which is a really nice choice in terms of quality and isn't too heavy for the hotter months. I love the little pops of red and butter yellow in the design, so though I could easily wear this skirt with another neutral, I have more colorful options for separates as well. Shawna offers custom waist and length measurements as well, so this skirt is perfectly suited for me. She'll also work with you on a totally custom idea, so be sure to message her if you're feeling creative!
Matchstick & Cigarette Skirt: Shawna Lay Designs
Peasant Top in Red: Pinup Girl Clothing
Flats: Aerosoles via Amazon
I'm currently recovering from my show (we had a sold out closing weekend, which was great) – I'll miss doing Heathers, but my body needs a break! Hope you have a great start to your week!
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Life is a Circus tee: c/o Miss Ladybug
Twirl in a Circle Skirt in True Red: c/o Le Bomb Shop
Heels: B.A.I.T. Footwear
Have a great day!
Monday, May 16, 2016
Although I've always been fond of this cottage print, I felt like it was a bit too busy in the dress versions I've seen. I love a loud print more than almost anyone, but sometimes, too much is simply too much. I think it's perfect in this skirt version though, since you can easily break it up with a solid-colored top, and it's a great casual piece. It's not available on her site anymore, but I was able to nab it during one of Bernie Dexter's Zulily sales (keep an eye out for them!).
I'm finally feeling somewhat normal again, after dealing with some injuries from my show. I woke up on opening night with pretty severe back/neck pains and, after an emergency appointment with a massage therapist, I'm finally feeling a bit better. I also fell during our final dress rehearsal, which resulted in a huge gash in my knee, and on opening night, there was a mishap with a bench that caused a few of us to take a tumble (and I have a big bruise on my bum to prove it). Apparently, I'm cursed! I'm feeling a lot better, but it's made me realize that I do need to take better care of my body. Getting in shape is definitely a goal of mine for the summer!
Bernie Dexter skirt: Zulily
White peasant top: Pinup Girl Clothing
Belt: from another dress || Boater hat: similar
Shoes: B.A.I.T. Footwear (similar)
Have a splendid start to your week!
Friday, May 13, 2016
I've been super busy with my show, so Friday Favorites took a small hiatus... but I'm back today to highlight some things I've been obsessing over as of late:
Anyone else excited for the finale of Rupaul's Drag Race? Gimme all the merch.
You can be "painted for the gods" in this cosmetic print dress!
I need this Minnie Mouse lipstick!
This perfume print dress is so cute, too.
This Alice in Wonderland Urban Decay palette is everything.
This dress from Unique Vintage is so pretty!
I might need these shoes from Loly in the Sky...
I'm loving everything off-the-shoulder right now, and these bodysuits would be awesome under some of my busier skirts!
Everyone's obsessed with this Bardot dress from Target's WhoWhatWear line... I actually bought one for myself and it's definitely a cute & comfy dress for summertime. The striped version is finally online (and it's available in solid black, too) here.
I can't wait to read Mara Wilson's book!
Skinnydip has the cutest bags, like this rainbow one!
And finally... this dress is STUNNING and I need to own it.
Have a great weekend!
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Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Banned Record Hop Skirt: ShopVDM
Vamp Top in Black: Pinup Girl Clothing
Name necklace: c/o oNecklace
Have a great day!