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Who else is utterly obsessed with BRAVO’s Real Housewives series? I’m in seventh heaven now that New York and Jersey are running at the same time. I can’t stop watching each episode… I’ve seen some four or five times.  One RH pet peeve: what’s the new trend with cast members releasing “club” singles? And why are they so annoyingly catchy?! Just when I got Tardy for the Party out of my head, Louann’s new “dance mix” has taken its place. 
Anyway, I digress. It’s day two of Summer Black-Out 2010! This outfit feels really feminine and classic to me. After my grayscale look yesterday, I went for bold color. I scored the Tori Richards dress at Marshall’s for $20 on the clearance rack, and the original price was $175! I love everything about it — the color, the print, the cut, and the pockets. 
Dresses are a staple for me in the summer, and Marshall’s is a great place to find high-quality designer frocks at bargain basement prices.  

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11 Comments

  1. >just discovered your blog from already pretty and i am loving your style! you look absolutely beautiful :)

    Posted 6.9.10 Reply
  2. Jessica wrote:

    >I love the blue and yellow together, the dress is wonderful, so summery (and such a steal)! I found your blog via Already Pretty's Black-Out challenge. :)

    Posted 6.9.10 Reply
  3. >Ooh like the pairing of colours a lot. It lights up the photos.

    Posted 6.9.10 Reply
  4. Kendi Lea wrote:

    >You look adorable!! I love that yellow cardigan, I might have to snag me one this summer…

    Posted 6.9.10 Reply
  5. >Great job on the V/V challenge.

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply
  6. >I just came across your blog, and I love it! The color palette of this outfit is so beautiful and summery, and I love the bracelets!

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply
  7. Bri wrote:

    >I love the cardigan! I have one similar to it and the bright yellow color really highlights your outfit =)

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply
  8. >I found your blog on bloglovin and I love your style! I am always looking for steals on cloths for me and my sisters.

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply
  9. Lulu wrote:

    >I've just discovered your blog and adore your style. i wish I was so self assured in my 20's. By the way, what's the summer blackout challenge?

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply
  10. >Oh. my. gosh. I surfed over from what I wore to tell you how much I liked your V/V look, and you hit me with a line from Countess Drag Queen's song. You are awesome.

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply
  11. >Just discovered your blog from the whatiwore style challenge, and I love it! I too am a budget fashionista so keep up the good work.Kendrahttp://closetconfections.com

    Posted 6.8.10 Reply

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