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vintage romper (thrifted) | faux snakeskin clutch (Beall's Outlet, $14.99) | bracelets (WobiSobi) | Seychelles Gypsy sandals

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It’s been a minute since I’ve been thrift shopping, but I had an hour to kill last Saturday while waiting for a timed birthday party delivery so I popped in one of my old haunts near the shop. Everything in the store was 50% off — lucky day! — and I found quite a haul of vintage and designer duds. I spotted this little number on the dress rack and added it to my pile because I thought it was a cute sundress for spring and summer.

I brought it home and tossed it in the wash, and found it this morning when I was getting ready for work. As I pulled it from the laundry basket, I thought, “this would be so cute if it was a romper…” Upon closer inspection, I realized it is a romper! Win!

When I got to the shop, I asked C if he liked my outfit. His long pause said it all. Then I told him it was only $2, and he quickly changed his tune. Boys.

What Do You Think?

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  1. SWFTerra wrote:

    You make this so awesome! It reminds me of junior high a little. But you’ve found a way to make it feel much more modern. Love!

    Posted 4.3.12 Reply
    • So funny that you mention, Terra, because I’m quite certain I had a romper a third of the size when I was much smaller style enthusiast.

      Posted 4.4.12 Reply
  2. Aimee wrote:

    You are too pretty, girl!!!

    Posted 4.2.12 Reply
  3. Lyndsay! wrote:

    I love rompers! Looks great on you : 0

    Posted 4.2.12 Reply
  4. briannacarson wrote:

    Where did you get that snakeskin clutch? I want it!

    Posted 4.1.12 Reply
    • I found it at an outlet store in my small town! I’d been hunting for a snakeskin clutch forever, so I was so excited to find it. And for just $15 :)

      Posted 4.4.12 Reply
      • briannacarson wrote:

        Fantastic! I’ll be hunting…:)

        Posted 4.4.12 Reply
  5. cute spring look!

    xo Lisa

    Posted 4.1.12 Reply
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    Posted 4.1.12 Reply
  7. I love the combination of the snakeskin and clutch and the floral romper – who would have thought they would go together? Well, I guess you did. Duh! :-)

    Posted 4.1.12 Reply
  8. modlychic wrote:

    Love that romper and the clutch you paired it with. So cute and perfect for the Spring. – Katy

    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  9. Amy wrote:

    cute dress

    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  10. C Roberts wrote:

    A very summer look but on what looks to be a bit of a dull day. Hope it was at least warm. Lovely dress.

    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  11. Looove that romper! And your snakeskin clutch is badass.


    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  12. Ashley M. wrote:

    Odd question- What shampoo and conditioner do you use?

    sloan_gray @ yahoo (dot) com

    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  13. Such a cute outfit and for a great price too that is really great!

    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  14. Anita wrote:

    this romper is so cute! and just perfect with these black heels, I love your outfit!

    xxx Anita

    Posted 3.31.12 Reply
  15. Robin wrote:

    Great romper! I love it! Glad you got back in the thrifting game!

    Posted 3.30.12 Reply
  16. rhiannon wrote:

    you look adorable! i love the romper.

    Posted 3.30.12 Reply
  17. Jeannee wrote:


    Posted 3.30.12 Reply
  18. Oh yay, that’s the cutest romper, and you styled it beautifully – love it paired with those lovely heels & the pop of snake skin is CUTE!! Happy Friday, Keira! xo

    Posted 3.30.12 Reply
  19. Jessica wrote:

    Love this look – such an early 90’s pattern, but it works!

    Posted 3.30.12 Reply
  20. Carrie wrote:

    I love that romper. You killed it!! A good thrifting day is priceless. Sigh.

    Posted 3.30.12 Reply


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