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Philosophy

“We are shaped and fashioned by what we love.” (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Author

Rosaline Mohr. Twenty-one. Student and poet.

Loves vintage clothing, Target, thrifting, yard sales, flea markets, and finds on the side of road.

Design favorites include Marc Jacobs, Erin Fetherston, Catherine Holstein, Jovovich Hawk, Karen Walker, Zac Posen, Anna Sui, Chloe, and Miu Miu.

Style icons: Zooey Deschanel, Rachel Bilson, and Chloe Sevigny.

Reads

Liebmarlene Vintage
Sally Jane Vintage
She's A Betty
Only Shallow
Ringo, Have a Banana
Dreamecho
Fops and Dandies
Cheapskate Chic
Fashion Toast
Style Bubble
The Clothes Horse
Fashion Fillers
No Signposts In the Sea
Picked Pics
Childhood Flames
Everybody is Ugly
Lisaplace
Moderniteter
Colour Me
Snail and the Cyclops
Petite Coquine
Cherry Blossom Girl
Punky Style
Pandora
My Brown Eyes
Bohemian Musings
All This Happiness
Kingdom of Style
Le Blog de Betty
Karla's Closet
Vintage Vinyl
Sea of Shoes
Tsilli
Fashion Void That is DC
The Vintage Society

Archives

July 2008

Credits

Original layout by Lady-Nadya. Images and additional editing by Rosaline Mohr.
Saturday, July 19, 2008

Pretty in Pink ♥ 1:02 PM


I didn't actually get a chance to wear this out, except to get the mail, but I wanted to show the dress here. It's one of my favorites because it's feminine, comfortable, and light enough that I can still throw the sweater on in the summer and not overheat.

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Dress: Thrifted, Volunteers of America Outlet (50 cents!)
Belt: Thrifted, Volunteers of America Outlet
Bee Pendant (originally Bath & Body Works): Thrifted, Goodwill
Sweater: Target (new) by way of Goodwill

You can't really see it in the outfit picture, but I tried something new with my hair. I can't remember the last time I braided it --probably sixth grade. Lately, though, I've been seeing crown braids all over the runways and magazines, and after Who, What, Wear ran an article on them, I made up my mind to try them for myself.

Today was the first day I've been up early enough (without having to work) to make an attempt. My hair isn't quite long enough for anything elaborate, so I simply created two small braids on either side of my head and twisted them up, overlapping them and pinning across. Afterward, I curled the remaining hair to create some volume. It took maybe fifteen minutes, and I'm really happy with the results, as seen below.

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