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Now that it’s RealFall again, I took the opportunity to pull out my favorite boots (Century 21 score!) and vintage Monchichi fur vest.

Vintage vest and bag; thrifted dress; Rupert Sanderson boots

I’ve been waiting to wear this dress ever since I picked it up during that unexpectedly fruitful thrifting adventure. I’m pretty sure I’ve been this way since elementary school, when I couldn’t wait to wear my new stonewashed jeans and fresh L.A. Gears purchased during back-to-school shopping trips. Some things never change!

17 Comments
  • Kasmira

    October 14, 2011at9:43 am Reply

    I am totally craving some paisley! Now I am tempted to go thrifting this weekend and find some of my own.

    Also love how you’re rocking the faux fur and the side bun.

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at10:09 pm Reply

      Ah, you should! I can live vicariously through you!

  • Ashlee

    October 14, 2011at10:12 am Reply

    Um–can I just say that I love this, and will gladly admit that I own all time “ingredients” to achieve this look–and I’m going to do so and call it my T look.

    PS-stonewashed jeans + LA gear=BFFL

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at9:57 pm Reply

      Girl. Back then you couldn’t tell me I wasn’t the hottest thing this side of Kids Incorporated. Fergie who?

  • Sing

    October 14, 2011at11:40 am Reply

    I like this look, so 70’s.

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at10:00 pm Reply

      I always seem to wind up back in step with ’70s style!

  • Juli

    October 14, 2011at7:59 pm Reply

    This outfit looks great on you and super
    comfy, love how you styled your hair

    http://iartfashion.blogspot.com/

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at10:06 pm Reply

      It is pretty darn comfy–the fur is (unsurprisingly) cozy!

  • Tamu

    October 15, 2011at9:52 pm Reply

    This might be one of your best looks ever–beautiful!

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at10:05 pm Reply

      Thanks, Tamu!

  • Monique

    October 16, 2011at11:10 pm Reply

    I adore that dress and your hair looks fabulous!

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at10:05 pm Reply

      Thanks, Monique!

  • Shalilac

    October 17, 2011at12:13 pm Reply

    Those boots just get better with time.

    • tamia

      October 17, 2011at10:04 pm Reply

      I know, that’s what I love about caramel colored leather!

  • Natasha Holstine

    November 12, 2011at6:38 pm Reply

    I LOVE it!! We have the same dress! Was kind of excited because Buffalo Exchange had it featured in their first mag!:) Love how you styled it!

    • tamia

      November 24, 2011at11:30 am Reply

      Really? That’s so funny! I’m always surprised when I find multiples of thrifted items, though really, clothes were mass-produced then, too!

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