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You dont have to watch Dynasty


This gorgeous dress was given to me by a former co-worker who understood my love for vintage. Apparently, she wore it in her heyday in the 80’s, which seems entirely appropriate given the cut and draping. It reminds me of the amazing fashions worn on Dynasty–I feel like I should be battling it out with another shoulder pad-clad rich bitch in front of the Carrington mansion!



Dress and bracelets, vintage; necklace and ring, Forever21; shoes, Nine West

I found this in the bag of “take to Goodwill” goodies when I started cleaning my closet (I say started because I’m still not finished. Boo.)

Hmmm…am I an Alexis or a Krystle? Can you believe I almost gave this dress away? WTH was I thinking?

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  • Kyla

    June 15, 2009at11:13 am Reply

    bad. ass.

  • Tina Lane

    June 15, 2009at11:39 am Reply

    I really need to get on board with the vintage shops. I am currently vintage-challenged. 🙁 What a fab dress.

  • She

    June 15, 2009at12:56 pm Reply

    Girl that dress just says sexy!!!! OMG i love it!!!

  • Alicia

    June 15, 2009at1:06 pm Reply

    That is exactly why I hate giving stuff away!!!

    Love the dress. Definitely a keeper.

  • Danielle

    June 15, 2009at2:12 pm Reply

    Gorgeous dress, and you are gorgeous in it!!!

  • Fajr/ Stylish Thought

    June 15, 2009at2:22 pm Reply

    Now you know I love the title! That dress looks amazing on and I’m loving the tan wedges.

  • chauss

    June 15, 2009at10:52 pm Reply


  • luvlee

    June 16, 2009at6:03 pm Reply

    I am so psyched that I discovered your blog. You are beautiful, awesome and creative!!!!

  • tanesha

    June 17, 2009at12:09 pm Reply

    i love going shopping in my give-away bags that are always sitting by the front door!

  • Nette

    June 24, 2009at4:07 pm Reply

    Hunnnny! This dress is fantabulous! You look amazing in it as well! Get it gurl! 🙂

  • pennerad

    July 1, 2009at8:17 pm Reply

    oh wow. absolutely amazing.

  • 404momi

    July 7, 2009at5:21 am Reply

    absolutely lovely!

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    July 27, 2009at7:01 pm Reply
  • kiki

    September 1, 2009at12:21 pm Reply

    You are none of them;)) You are Diahann Carroll. She was just as sleek, plus she was Black:))

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    March 14, 2010at9:02 pm Reply
  • The Fashionista Next Door

    October 13, 2010at4:46 pm Reply

    ummm yeah, WTH were you thinking! that dress is THE BOMB! (yes, I still use that expression, and I’m proud!)

  • Prissy

    January 5, 2011at10:35 am Reply

    This thing is gorgeous!!!


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