Jul 2, 2012

It Just So Happens

dress: Vintage and revived    shoes: thrifted    photography: Landon Drean   hair: Caitlyn   makeup: Kali

I found this dress at one of my favorite vintage stores in Salt Lake, usually I only go there just to look because the items can be kind of pricey. But I always make sure to rummage through this rack of unwearable clothes that are marked down A TON because they are either too worn down to wear or something is wrong with them. I found this dress with the sleeves ripped off and I immediately thought "I can fix that!!!Oooooh I can fix that!" The dress had been marked from $70 to $15 and it is straight up from the fifties you guys. You guys. Straight up from the fifties. So I found me some matching fabric and went to work on the sleeves. I know I tell you guys this all the time...but new favorite dress. Like I just cannot describe how me and this dress were meant to be.

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  1. Wow, this is amazing! The sleeves look like a perfect fit, and the whole dress just screams red lipstick and convertible cars with headwraps. You know? It looks so gorgeous on you!

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  2. You and this dress WERE meant to be. It looks great!

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  3. so jealous. dress is killer.

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  4. OMGness! Everything about this is PERFECTION! You rock this look ALL day long!

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  5. You look stunning! Your makeup and hair go perfectly with the dress! It's a beautiful colour and fit :)

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  6. It's gorgeous, and you look like a freakin model! I wish I had your talent with fixing up dresses.

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  7. That is a vintage TRIUMPH! It fits you perfectly! If there were such a thing as Vintage Dresses Top Trumps (and there should be) this would be the one card that destroyed all the others, no matter how hot you think your cards are.

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  8. Can you please always do your makeup like this?!

    You are so beautiful and glamorous. Love the dress - but I always love your dresses! :-)

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  9. Love, Love, Love that dress, it looks perfect teamed with the mint shoes.

    Jade

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  10. the dress is so stunning, great job at bringing it back to life!! these are some amazing photos as well ... you look beautiful!!
    jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

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  11. These pictures are phenomenal! You look absolutely stunning-- love love love the dress!

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  12. One of my favorites so far. You look stunning.

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  13. The dress is beautiful and your makeup is too! You look amazing!

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  14. I am in love with your makeup in this picture! Seriously!

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  15. yep, you are working that 50s dress like none other. absolutely obsessed. loving the way you style it too! fabulous!
    xo TJ

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  16. so pretty! love the photos and the outfit! :)

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  17. This is amazing. It must feel so cool to take outfit shots that could be in a magazine for ANY of the following reasons (alone or combined): the gorgeouness of the model, the beautifulness of the clothes or the quality of the photos.

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  18. You have some serious sewing abilities!! So jealous that you fixed it all up! I think I need to learn how to fix clothes! And you look so pretty!!!!
    ~Sara
    sarastrauss.blogspot.com

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  19. That is so beautiful. And just sayin' you look like a legit Katniss/ Jennifer Lawrence. Lovely. :)

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  20. gorgeous look and gorgeous pics! I love this vintage look. You look straight out of the 50s!

    www.thestylishgeek.com

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  21. WOW, just WOW! You and the dress look amazing! I love it all!

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  22. Girl. Words cannot describe how amazing you look in this dress! It is so absolutely and completely gorgeous. Great job on that fix!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  23. wow great job! love these pics of you!

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  24. Beautiful dress. So thrifty of you to rummage through vintage stuff.

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  25. will you PLEASE do a post about where you shop in slc? I NEED to know! :)

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  26. Beautiful shoot. Lovely pictures.

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  27. OMG!!! You look STUUUUNNNIINNG!! I do mean stunning. Your dark colored hair looks striking against your soft skin. And the dress? Gorgeous. You look just drop dead gorgeous!

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  28. My favorite dress that you have revived was the lace dress. I just might really like lace dresses, though.

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  29. Holy crapola, woman! You're always beautiful, but in these pictures with your makeup like that, you're stinkin' beautiful. Nay. Stinkin'-stankin' beautiful! And yeah, I'm pretty sure you and that dress met in the pre-existence or something.

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  30. crying. about. it. this is STUNNING sarah, you did a phenomenal job.

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  31. Gorgeous pictures! Especially love your close ups.

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  32. Gorgeous pics Sarah! Someday your kids will call you glamorous becasue you wear pretty dresses from the fifties while the rest of us wear running shoes and workout pants half of the week ;) Brynn said she loves your lips, btw.

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  33. Gorgeous pics Sarah! Someday your kids will call you glamorous becasue you wear pretty dresses from the fifties while the rest of us wear running shoes and workout pants half of the week ;) Brynn said she loves your lips, btw.

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  34. Sarah. This is your mother-in-law speaking, I WANT THAT DRESS!!! Of course only when you have a new favorite! Let me know when you decide to sell ;-)

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  35. This dress/ makeup and these photos are gorgeous!

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  36. I've missed a few posts lately. You look stunning in these photo's. Stunningly gorgeous! Did you take these yourself? Did you do your own hair and makeup? Holy smokes!

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  37. What's the name of the vintage store? Love the dress by the way!

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  38. you are so flippin beautiful. <3

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