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Thursday, January 16, 2014

chunky leopard mary-janes and the little plaid dress

Times Square (NYC) Forever 21 is a lifesaver - they're open until 2 am almost every night. I work some pretty crazy hours (why I'm only a weekend "mini-adventurer" =\) so when I need major retail therapy, I can thank the butterflies that I can waddle over to the giant shopping space. I spotted these gray platform leopard mary-janes on the leftover / uglies rack (ie. clearance) and didn't even bother trying them on. Guess how much they were?
 


 
$5! Unreal, right? I like to think that these are some of the preppiest shoes I own but I've been yearning for a chunky heel, reminiscent of those miu miu sparrow platforms, forever. Not the biggest fan of gray, either, but I'm in the process of DIY-ing some major bling on these babies. Glad I've befriend E6000 industrial glue as my new bestie ... well, that and pastel rhinestones. :)
 
Also, I'm coining the term "LPD" right now for little plaid dress. These mod-chic dresses are everywhere and I'm dreaming of impersonating Twiggy every breathing moment. Not really, but maybe....
 
Coat - Asos | Shoes - F21 | Plaid Dress - Thrift Store

27 comments:

  1. These shoes are nice and to have scored a pair for that price is sweet. Love the dress with it and you look great.

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  2. What a great look! Cute dress! xx

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  3. The pictures are perfect and the outfit fabulous! I love it! :D
    Those shoes are so darn cute!!! <3 <3

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  4. what a cute plaid dress! i love that you styled it with cheetah chunky heels, you look beautiful!

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  5. You look really lovely!

    x Angela
    www.bouncingbrunette.wordpress.com

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  6. very chic mod look. That bag is superb as well

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  7. Cute shoes.
    Adela x

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  8. Those are such fabulous shoes, as a big fan of leopard I'm so in love with them! The dress is so cute, cool mix of patterns!

    Cee. ♥
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  9. Very nice dress :)

    Federica
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  10. Love the mix of patterns, you look so beautiful! The chunky heels are a beaut :) I wish F21 was open until 2 am here lol

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  11. Very stylish dress and great shoes! I like you sense of style!

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  13. Fabulous heels and I love how you styled this outfit. Very pretty and classic.
    Have a beautiful weekend!
    <3
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  14. omg those shoes are gorgeous, and wow so cheap what a bargain! so wish there was forever 21 where i live!
    anyway, love the outfit, awesome styling!

    x

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  15. nice dress and also look :)
    anyway thanks for your lovely comment on my blog :)

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  16. great look!

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  17. Awesome blog! Super liked it
    I'm following you on blogloving

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  18. Adorable dress babe...and those shoes are amazing! What a steal. :)

    xo, Alina
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