A whole lot of blur

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Outfit Details:
Dress – Designed & made by me!
Cardigan – Forever 21
Bangles – Gifted from my dad
Belt – Target
Sunglasses – Jessica Simpson Collection (old)
Sheer to Fall in Love Flats – Modcloth
Necklace – Forever 21
Lipstick – M.A.C. “Quick Sizzle”
Hanes Silk Reflections Hosiery – c/o Hanes Hosiery

This weekend was okay, kind of a blur. Scott & I went thrifting on Friday, stopped in to Keiko’s mom (she’s such a sweetie, and was getting ready to celebrate her birthday!). My mom & I headed over to Nannie’s on Saturday and then this super awesome new ice cream parlor, Cherry Smash, a few doors down. Late Saturday night this dress was born. I couldn’t sleep, and I’ve had this fabric for months, so I decided to make a dress. I made it sans pattern or plans..just used the old noggin’! Sunday was filled with dinner with the family, fun, laughs and hospital visits (all is fine!). Monday was just, well…a Monday, to say the least. Now that I’m back to the old grind, I kind of don’t mind it that much. How was your weekend?


About Kirstin Marie

Hi, I'm Kirstin (pronounced - Keer-stin)! Shoe crazed, animal lovin', vintage addict, and I love dressing up. I live in the moment, and thrive on change & challenges. Contributor to Lucky Magazine & The Curvy Fashionista. Stylist | Plus Size Fashion & Style Blogger | Events Coordinator | Lighting Designer.
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23 Responses to A whole lot of blur

  1. MJ says:

    Girl you have skills for whipping together a dress like that! Loving the shades too!

  2. Katia says:

    Love how tropical and lagoon-y these pictures and this outfit are looking! beautiful colours :)

    xo
    http://kittysnooks.blogspot.ca/

  3. LOVE the dress and the way you paired it with the cardigan! Well done! Will you be selling your designs at all soon?

  4. Laura Go says:

    I love how the dress turned out, Kirstin! the color is fabulous on you and I really love how you wore it with that cardigan!

    ♥ laura
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  5. omg great post, follow me back?

    kidding. This dress is amazing on you– and you made it! That’s incredible! :)

  6. Jennifer says:

    That purple dress is so pretty :)

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  7. Callie says:

    So impressed with the dress! You’ve really got me thinking about breaking out the sewing machine more. The color is absolutely beautiful and I love it paired with the floral cardigan! Beautiful outfit, Kirstin!

  8. Franca says:

    that’s amazing! You are so talented, I could never just make up a pattern!

  9. Ria says:

    The dress came out really great! Good job, love the cardigan as well.

  10. Cathy says:

    Great skirt! (:

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  11. Lyosha says:

    totally awesome look! love the purples!

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

  12. SACRAMENTO says:

    Gorgeous in purple and flowers, ahhhhhhhhhhhhh
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  13. I love the fit, color and fabric of that dress! Beautiful whip-up, and I can’t believe you did it without a pattern (but that gives me hope that perhaps I can do the same :fingers crossed: )! I imagine you’ll get a lot of wear out of it… it looks like a piece that can go season to season with accessory changes and tights EASY, and that’s awesome :)

  14. Love that colour on you, it looks great!
    And that stag necklace is so cute!
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  15. Eva says:

    Amazing dress, I can’t believe you made it. That takes some serious skill. I tried making a super cool shirt the other day, but it was an intense fail. I’m trying to salvage what I can though. I love your floral sweater too, I love flowers. They are just so happy and make everything feel like a fairy tale or dream.

    Great blog, I’m following!
    Can’t wait to see more!

    Feel free to visit my blog!

    xx Eva
    stylewandering.blogspot.com

  16. Super cute dress Kirstin. I wish I could sew. HaHa I love the color of it. Great shades and ballet flats too.
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  17. Bella says:

    Kirstin Marie, you have never looked sassier! The combination of purple and floral is just perfect! I love the twirling photo! :)

  18. Kara says:

    Wow! That dress is so cute, I can’t believe you did it without a pattern! When I saw it on instagram I thought it was black, but I love the purple. And every time I drive by Cherry Smash I want to see what it was- have to go inside now I know it’s one of my favorite kinds of stores! (I thought it was children’s clothing or something ha)

  19. Kirsten says:

    Wah! That dress looks amazing! I love the color of it. Congrats on being AWESOME!

  20. Kionon says:

    I really like that necklace. Elk?

  21. Alyson says:

    Pretty!! I’m such a sucker for floral cardigans and anything purple. haha

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