Time To Prove Them Wrong.

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Red 1980's Shoulder Pad Dress (worn as a shirt): Thrifted.
1950's Circle Skirt: Vintage Store.
Silver Clip Earrings: Thrifted.
Black Heels: Thrifted.
Key Necklace: Gift from Matt.

Hello everyone!

I was feeling awfully experimental the other day when looking at my closet and decided to pair 80's with 50's. What a combo, right? I actually thrifted this 1980's dress last fall for "80's" day at school, and never thought I would wear it again because it has these ridiculously huge shoulder pads... I imagined though that it might be interesting to pair the dress with my 1950's circle skirt that has a nipped waist and a very full skirt. I quite liked the effect the outfit gave me of a tiny waist, and how the shoulder pads balanced out the fullness of the skirt. We have a winner ladies and gentlemen :)

With much love, Lauren.
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L. said...

Such a creative idea Lauren! The two pieces creating volume at either end give you this gorgeous hourglass silhouette, it's fantastic! P.S. Super love how by pure coincidence we both cut our hair the same way at the same time.. go check it out. Love always!!
L.
www.missionfashionable.com

Lady Cardigan said...

Wow, you always look so elegant and ladylike -- amazing style, I love it.

April said...

You look great! I love that blouse/dress!

CaptMO/ DJ ABO said...

Great usage of the dress, thogh it makes me wonder what the dress itself looks like in it's entirety. A beautiful skirt too! I love your outfits!!! :-)

The Style Glossary said...

This is such a great look! I would have never thought to combine the two looks- you're so creative!
And that vintage skirt is an absolute gem!

xx Nina

Carys said...

I love that skirt, you look so nice!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Victoria / Justice Pirate said...

the combo is wonderfully done here though!

JessicaDoesMakeup said...

You remind me of Talia Shire in this photo! http://bit.ly/f1objb

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