May 10, 2011

Flour: syn. Flower



Today is the Everybody Everywear florals challenge! If you're not familiar with it, it's basically a monthly challenge that followers can vote on for one day out of the month where everyone wears their interpretation of the challenge! Today is actually Day 3 of my own wear-florals-every-stinkin'-day-for-a-week challenge, so florals are my specialty at this point.

Florals | Everybody, Everywear

Let's talk about my outfit for a minute, shall we? My dress is an old flour sack. I thought it was perfect in going along with the florals challenge. Get it? Flour... Flower... punny, I know! My mom snagged it from my MawMaw's stash of old flour sacks that she had kept from the 50s and made this pillow dress for me a couple of years ago! We originally planned on having the bow tie in the front, but it looked and felt too fluferly (adj: fluffed, poofed, yuck) right by my face. So now I wear it backwards... or front wards at this point.

Breakdown:
dress- Mommy made it from a vintage flour sack
sandals- Antonio Melani via Dillards
rings: thrifted, gifted, and eBay



This is a completely awesome ring Mom won on eBay a while back! It came in a bag of miscellaneous jewelry, but she really got it for this ring.



-Sarah

PS: There are no upright pictures of the front of my dress because it makes me look pregnant and I don't want any rumors spreading... yikes!

7 comments:

  1. I LOVE your vintage flour sack dress. It's loose but fits you so well, I would love to have it at my disposal for the hottest summer day.

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  2. Adorable. If it poofs too much, try looking at the tutorials on American Apparel for the le sac dress. Very similar in shape and definitely good for tips. I suggest belting.

    That said, you can pull it off since you're tiinnyyy. You look awesome :)

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  3. Great dress! Love it. Especially because of where it came from.

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  4. Great story, great dress! Perfect for a summer day.

    xoShelly

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  5. Precious dress - the setting fits it perfectly. And that ring is AWESOME. I've so been wanting a knuckle ring like that.

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  6. That dress is adorable and that ring is fabulous!
    -Meagan
    http://spunkychateau.blogspot.com

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