Sunflowers.

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Sunflower Dress, Steve Madden Heels, Straw Fedora,Silver Pendant, Tan Satchel: All Thrifted.

Hello everyone!
It was the perfect, perfect, perfect day to take pictures and not to mention I was excited to wear three new pieces that I thrifted yesterday; a sunflower 90's dress, steve madden heels (!), and a new satchel. All for $2.50! I've been searching for a sunflower dress forever now and was so excited to find one. I've been super into novelty prints as of late and it always thrills me to find something I'm into :)

Not to mention it was so beautiful out today. The perfect spring turning into summer day. I went to a secret place of the forest that I love and all sorts of stunning purple and white flowers were blooming. I don't care it they're probably weeds; they were gorgeous! The sunlight was beautifully glinting through the trees and I just felt so...happy. Something I don't really feel in my day to day life when I'm at school.

I do admit though with five days left I definitely am getting a little sad and nostalgic. Something I never though I'd be. Today was the senior talent show and I was so proud when I watched all of my classmates do performances on the stage. I suppose I have a love hate relationship with them. Sometimes I love to hate them and other times...? They're the people I've know for years and years. Sure they have faults and most of them annoy me to the core, but they will always be my classmates no matter what.

One thing I am not looking forward to in these closing days is finals. Ugh, we got a new principle and he's making seniors take finals this year. For the past 20 years seniors haven't had to take finals and it really sucks that I have to be the class to finally take them! I can honestly say that I have no will power left to do any school work and I really do need to get some...I certainly don't want to do bad on these tests even though they technically don't matter for me anymore ;)

Anywhoo, hope you all are doing swell!
With much love, Lauren.

P.S. Katie of Beautifully Pure just did an outfit post in a grey lace dress that I swapped with her! Here it is if you'd like to check it out.
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Rose-et-Violet said...

You thrifted all three for only $2.50? WOW. That is impressive!

You look fabulous as always, and good luck with finals.

-Rose

shamuboo said...

That dress is adorable and those shoes are very cool. My favorite picture is the one with the big grin :D--Best of luck with school!

CarleeJ said...

All that for $2.50 wow. That is includable. I love the bag!
Carlee

http://allthingsaveragegirl.blogspot.com/

Teddi said...

lauren, your dress reminds me of the ashish spring rtw 2012. do you agree? check link below

http://nymag.com/fashion/fashionshows/2012/spring/main/europe/womenrunway/ashish/

lazy explorers said...

TWO FIFTY?! Dang!
Also, that last picture is perfection.

Katie Q. said...

Ooooh, you are wearing so many of my favorite things! A beautiful floral printed dress, (sunflowers no less, my very favorite!) an adorable hat and a saddle bag purse. So as you may have guessed, I really like this outfit!

Way to go on thrifting, it's so exciting to find fun treasures and like you, I'm wearing my thrifted steve madden shoes today. (I love Steve madden shoes, they last forever, look great and are comfy. They're one of the few brands that I will save up to buy brand new, just because they are worth it.) You always wear the cutest hats. :)

Well... said...

Wow, as soon as I saw that dress I thought 'That has got to be the cutest thrifted item I've ever seen.' It fits like a dream too! Can't believe you thrifted this entire outfit. Those heels are just perfect <3
And I know how you feel about graduating...I'm getting my diploma on Monday and it feels unreal how quickly everything I've gotten used to is ending.
Just got to remember there's more exciting times ahead! :)

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Kezzie said...

Very pretty! How come thrifting is so cheap in America! London is so expensive!

shay said...

What a beautiful dress, and for such a steal! I'm so jealous ;)
I know exactly what you mean about being sad and nostalgic. I'm graduating this year too, and despite my past "I'm not going to miss anyone" rants, I find myself slowly starting to panic as the day grows closer....

Fashion Lookbook said...

This dress is so adorable.

Jamie Rose said...

Ugh that sucks that you have to take finals. We had a system where you had to take them unless you had an overall "A" average from all your high school years. Or you could exempt specific classes if you had an A in that class. So I exempted mine and it was miraculous.

That sunflower dress you're wearing is so cute on you. I especially love the hat you paired with it. Such a summery, happy outfit!

Is It Secret, Is It Safe said...

What a perfect summer dress! You look lovely! And good luck on your finals! I'm sure you'll ace them! :)

-Katie

Emily said...

Oh you lucky duck! I need to go shopping in Ohio obviously! You look absolutely beautiful, and I really like the last picture, the blurred out one, where your walking away.

And I cannot wait until summer! I'm practically counting down the hours! My big AP test is already finished, but I still have all my other finals, meh.

<3

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