Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Fall Fashion Challenge {Day 4} - Favorite Era

1950s circle skirt made by me// burgundy top liz claiborne outlet// scarf forever 21// seamed tights forever 21// oxford heels forever 21// earrings forever 21
Today's theme was favorite era. I decided to do 1950s with a modern twist. The bottom half of me is very vintage, while the top half is more modern. What do y'll think? I can't wait to see what all of you do for today's challenge!

Now it's your turn to show your outfit for today. Link up your outfit below {remember, to use the link of your blog post, or a photo on a image hosting site}: 


Sorry about the lateness in today's post! I've been busy working on a powerpoint/keynote for my dad's banquet this Friday. Which reminds me, I really need to start sewing my dress for Friday. *grin* Yep, I have to make the mock-up AND sew my dress before 3PM Friday afternoon. Think I can make it? I dearly hope I can. {BTW: My dress inspiration is early '60s & Kate Spade cocktail dresses}  

Which reminds me, Kellie is hosting a fun, and huge, one year blog anniversary giveaway right now. Go check it out here

25 comments:

  1. I can't believe you found back-seamed tights at Forever21! They're excellent.

    This skirt is a delight! I remember seeing it on Casey's Circle Skirt Party post and falling in love with the fabric you picked. Pairing it with red wouldn't have occurred to me, but it's a great combination.

    (The circle skirt I made is yellow, too-- I just still haven't hemmed it, agh!)

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  2. I love everything about this outfit! I guess my favorite era and yours are pretty similar. :)

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  3. I Love your outfit! Especially the circle skirt and the seamed tights. I wish they still sold those at forever 21. Last time I checked they were out of stock.
    P.S. I linked up my post for today.

    Brigid

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  4. Aw, I love your outfit! I would like some regular panty-hose colored seamed stockings. Mod Cloth has some black ones as well. If I dressed vintage more often, I would definitely have to buy them!

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  5. Pretty outfit! I like your earrings. :)

    I linked up!

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  6. I really like the way the red shirt goes with the yellow skirt! Great outfit.

    I linked up

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  7. I love your skirt, I need to make my self a few for winter!

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  8. Ashley!
    I just linked up... so sorry it was a little later... time got away from me!

    I adore your outfit!! It's so cute, and those seamed tights can't be beat. Love the scarf too!
    xxx Achaia

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  9. Ooh! So beautiful! I love the 50;s. Your skirt is beautiful, I love how full it is. I liked you tights, too! I have had an obsession with lights since coming across your blog..I want a pair in every colour now! And some Oxford Heels...simply lovely!

    Amanda

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  10. I love the fashions of the 50s...so pretty and elegant! I love your outfit, too!

    I just linked up!

    ~Vicki

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  11. I've linked up today!

    How did you ever find a pair of stockings with a back seam! Those are so cool. Great outfit!
    Blessings,
    Tulip

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  12. Love your outfit, Ashley! I have a thing for scarves, and yours is adorable. =) Thanks for hosting this challenge...I'm having a lot of fun with it!

    Many blessings!
    Annie

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  13. Such a cute outfit, Ashley!
    I'm linked up for today. :)

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  14. I love it! Your skirt is beautiful!
    I was so looking forward to doing today's challenge but the day got away from me. *sigh* Oh well:)

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  15. Your tights are really cute and realistic:) It's fun to mix vintage with modern.

    We are linked up, and late because of internet difficulties!
    -Three Sisters

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  16. I had fun doing this day. :)
    Good luck on your dress! I know you can do it. :)

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  17. Love that skirt! and your shoes? can I have them please? thanks! (:
    your header is gorgeous!

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  18. Oh Ashley!!! This outfit is so beautiful. In a couple days I'm going to be posting it on Ruby-Eyed Okapi's tumblr! http://rubyeyedokapi.tumblr.com because it's just so lovely!!!

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  19. Hey Ashley,
    I have a facebook page called Modern Modest Fashion, and I was wondering if I could feature a few of your photos on an album dedicated specifically for photos from fashion blogs on the internet. Your blog will be listed as source and also as a must read blog. Is that ok?

    That girl from - Papaisapreacher.blogspot.com

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  20. I love it!!!!! Oh and B.T.W.: i saw somewhere that you took online classes from "Mrs. Chancy". Is that with Sense and sensibility? I've been thinking about taking some of those myself. How were they?

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    1. Hi, Heaven Lee!
      Yes, the online classes I took from Mrs. Chancey is the one with Sense & Sensibility patterns. They were really good if you want to get into costuming, or sewing historical type clothing. They were the first (& only) sewing classes that I ever took back when I first started sewing clothing in 2007. :)

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  21. I'm the one who just sent u the message about Mrs. Chancy. Just wanted to let you kow that my name is Heaven Lee. Thanks!

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