Vogue inspired

Thursday, July 12, 2012

I bought this striped tube dress at the thrift store but I had no clue how I was going to style it. I sat in front of my mirror trying on different shoes, blouses, belts and a variety of other accessories. I can't recall at what point it was, but somewhere along the line I grabbed my big sun hat and immediately thought it was reminiscent of a vintage Vogue cover.  My husband agreed, he thought he had seen this look before as well.  We scoured the internet, looking for vintage fashion magazine covers, but came up empty. We decided to shoot the outfit anyways, because well, that's what we do :D I really loved the outcome of these photos, definitely some of my favorite to date.

Afterwards, I asked my mother-in-law to create a Vogue cover for me, since I couldn't find a real one. Scroll to the bottom to see Susan Thompson magic ;) Not to mention, this entire outfit cost me under $20!! Is that a record for {mtc}? I should look into that ;)




{dress}
brand: H&M
purchase price: $3.99
purchased from: The Goodwill
suggested retail: $12.95

{hat}
brand: unknown
purchase price: $2.50
purchased from: Target
suggested retail: unknown
* This is the best hat ever! It's wrinkle/crunch proof! *







{earrings}
brand: Charlotte Russe
purchase price: $4.00
purchased from: Charlotte Russe
suggested retail: $6.00


{ring}
brand: unknown
purchase price: $3.99
purchased from: The Goodwill
suggested retail: unknown



{shoes}
brand: Unlisted
purchase price: $3.99
purchased from: Hidden Treasures Thrift Store
suggested retail: $59.99





Isn't this amazing? I was so excited that my mother-in-law whipped this up for me! She is so talented!!


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9 comments :

E said...

I love how you accessorized this look!

Anonymous said...

Aww...I love your own magazine cover! That is super cute! And the big floppy hat is perfect with this dress. You look totally Hampton's beach ready! :) <3

toni

Katie- Hems for Her said...

I feel like I know exactly what cover you are talking about! Don't you hate when your memories don't seem to match up with reality? Love this look and your magazine cover :)

candyvioleta said...

cute outfit!

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ylenia said...

You look like a diva =)
XOXO
Ylenia
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Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

tres chic
Xo Megan

Clara Turbay said...

You have what it takes to make this blog a success!

stilettolover91 said...

Ur rocking that dress!!!! HOT!!

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T said...

the dress, the hat, the ring! you look super glam and adorable <3

freshfizz