Monday, June 24, 2013

threads: wedding florals.

this past weekend we attended my step-sisters wedding. it was a lovely evening, filled with delicious food [a pasta bar! a sushi bar! a salad bar! a meat station! a candy buffet! and my fav - an ice cream station!!!], a beautiful bride and catching up with family. it was a perfect day and we had an absolute blast. but then again, since becoming 'mommy' just about any old excuse to dress up makes me deliriously happy!

after not 'feeling' a romantic taupe coloured lace dress that i had originally planned on wearing, i decided to pull out a sheath dress from my closet that i purchased while i was pregnant and hadn't had a chance to wear yet. the florals felt summery enough, while the short length lent a little sexiness to the dress - and bonus! after all that eating, i didn't feel restricted in some tight outfit!
for some finishing touches, i added some tan heels with a bit of edge [a metallic heel! yes!] which added some contrast to the soft florals, curled my hair, and threw on some of my favourite jewels. 
shop my threads:
dress || topshop [similar]
shoes || michael kors [similar]
clutch || old melanie auld [similar]
earrings || melanie auld [similar]
bracelets || stella & dot
bracelets || anthropologie [similar]
*top outfit photo's taken by my lovely sister and husband. thanks guys.


and of course we couldn't have a post without a cheesy family wedding shot, so here you go. you get three of them. and that's how you turn a simple outfit post into a mile-long one ;)
*post contains some affiliate links, but all opinions and style choices are my own.

20 comments:

  1. AnonymousJune 24, 2013

    Stunning!!! Can I ask what type of camera are you using? I am looking to purchase a new one that can take great photos and yours seem to turn out very nice!

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    1. Oh Thank You! I'm really trying to work on my camera skills, so I really appreciate the positive comment :)

      I have a Nikon D7000 camera and was using a 35mm 1.8G lens. Hope that helps and good luck!
      xoe

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  2. AnonymousJune 24, 2013

    Great family photo of you all... especially Smilin Jack..

    Karen

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    1. Thanks Karen! Smiling Jack makes every picture great, but then again, I am slightly biased ;)
      xoe

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  3. I need those earrings! Great style Missy and thanks for sharing your finds! Love your outfit posts - MORE PLEASE!!!!

    Tanya

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    1. yes, aren't they great! and i have such a little treat coming up in the next couple months if you like those danglers....stay tuned :)

      also, thanks a million! it's fun getting dressed up and this blog holds me accountable so i may have to do these kind of posts more frequently.
      xoe

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  4. Love that dress, Erinn! Hot mama.

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    1. thanks babe!

      coming from you [miss super stylish momma herself!] i will take that with a smile and a slight pat on the back ;)
      xoe

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  5. Simply gorgeous ......you have wonderful style ....love everything but those shoes are amazing!

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    1. Thanks Marisa, I really appreciate your sweet messages.

      And those shoes are comfy too!
      xoe

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  6. AnonymousJune 25, 2013

    What a Beautiful family!! Love love love that dress!!! What about the makeup?? What kinds are you using?

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    1. Thank you :)

      As for the make-up, it's really just a mix of products. For my eyes, I used the urban decay Naked Basic palette with a MAC kohl black eyeliner and BadGal Lash mascare. For my face, I used and LOVE Smashbox camera ready BB cream with a MAC highlighter and Benefit's Coralista blush. Lips....I always start with Christian Doir Creme de'rose lip balm.

      Hope that helps! Might have to do a make-up tutorial one of these days....stay tuned!
      xoe

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  7. I love your earrings! Never heard of Melanie Auld, but I'm heading over there now to check her out! Thanks for sharing! LOVE YOUR STYLE!! And I agree with Tanya....more outfit posts please.

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    1. Oh! You're so welcome! AND trust me, once you go check her out you will be hooked! She is my jewellery style icon. I swear she reads my mind when it comes to designs, but then makes my thoughts even better!

      And I'll try to post more outfit pics :)
      xoe

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  8. AnonymousJune 25, 2013

    Gosh, you sure are pretty. And photogenic! You make everything look good!

    Keep on styling :)

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  9. Hey,

    Nice post .. Would you like to follow each other on GFC and bloglovin...!!
    Keep in touch,
    www.beingbeautifulandpretty.com

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