outfit remix

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Don’t you love how you can take a tried-and-true outfit, tweak a few things, then end up with a new look?! Well I did just that for this outfit.

Do you remember when I met Lindsey last summer? Here’s a little reminder:

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(please check out the full post if you want to know what’s going on in that gif!)

Same skirt, same tank top, even the same sunglasses!  However I changed my shoes, brooch, hair (oh my it’s so long now), and added a belt, and now I have this:

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I love it…the same, but different  🙂

One other thing was different, which you might not have seen had the wind not blasted through at just the right moment…

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Whoo!  A petticoat!

It’s my first one. I feel like this is a good starter petticoat, like I have my petticoat training wheels on or something.  I asked a few weeks ago if any of you had suggestions for one, and my friend Sara pulled through!  She is the queen of the petticoat, and I knew that she would be a good resource. She pointed me towards Zulily when they had a Hearts & Roses sale and the rest is history!

I love that it is not very full, so it is not too much of a change for me.  It just gives a bit of body and life to my skirts and dresses.  If my relationship with it goes well, I might be shopping for more soon!  Thanks again, Sara! 🙂
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So the new brooch that I am wearing is of Mad Madam Mim from the Sword in the Stone, and it was sent to me by the lovely Erin from her new Etsy shop, The Ambrosia Bowl.

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You should check it out…she’s adding new hand-painted wooden brooches, including a Ralph Wiggum that is just calling out to me!

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Man, it really was windy on Saturday!  Dave and I went to the Greenway by the North End/Faneuil Hall area to check out the Open Market.  It was lovely and warm though, so I can’t complain.  We got some good grub and I also bought a little fork brooch.  I can’t wait to show you!

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The man who sold it to me said (referring to the brooch I was wearing), “Is that Mad Madam Mim?!”  Why yes sir, it is 🙂

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(oh yea, they have big Zodiac animal heads at the Greenway now too, lol)

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Tank Top:  Express
Skirt: Forever 21 Polka Dot A Line Skirt
Belt: borrowed from this dress
Petticoat:  Hearts & Roses via Zulily
Brooch:  TheAmbrosiaBowl via Etsy (c/o)
Shoes:  Old Navy
Sunglasses:  Betsey Joshnson via Marshalls

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3 thoughts on “outfit remix

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  2. Lindsey Puls (@HavClothWilTrav)

    I thought I recognized that skirt! 😉 This outfit is adorable too! I love that gif, haha. And you got a petticoat! I am so going to have to check out Hearts & Roses…I’ve wanted one for ages but have yet to figure out where to buy one.

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  3. SaraLily

    Yay! I am so glad you got yourself a “starter” petticoat. It’s the perfect amount of oomph to start you off and adds just enough to this skirt. So glad it worked out! I can’t wait to check out this Etsy shop – I love finding new shops for brooches!

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