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The Sound of Music Dress

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I bought this handmade vintage dress at an antique store last summer and wore it to see Garrison Keillor live. Y'know I love me some Prairie Home Companion. And I also desperately love some Sound of Music. Don't you think the shape and color of this dress is reminiscent of that beloved movie? Like something Liesl might wear on a date with Rolf.

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Since it has such a specific look in my mind, I had to change it up a bit. We are teetering into fall, so booties were in order. Then I added my favorite belt and a unique necklace that never fails to make me smile. So many colors! Pom poms! 

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The funny thing is the charm on the last bit of the necklace clanked against the belt buckle as I was ducking into church late, announcing my presence like a cattle bell. So much for being discreet! 

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I think this outfit strikes the transitional tone very well and could even be transitioned farther into fall with some tights, higher boots and a sweater. The dress is made of a lightweight wool, so it will keep me warm! I love handmade vintage...it has even MORE character!

PS> I'd love to share my poem I wrote for September 11th last year for Darling Magazine called, "Blue September." Here's a sneak peek: 



Have a beautiful day my friends! 
xo
Natalie

2 comments:

Princess Eskra said...

I love the second photo in this. Your face makes me think Model!

Simply Alexandra // My Favorite Things said...

How fun! I love the playful necklace with the more neutral dress. :) Plus those ankle booties are so cute! XO - Alexandra

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