Monday, December 13, 2010

goodbye ruby tuesday

Lately I've been:
  • studying for my final exam en français
  • finishing "Just Kids" by Patti Smith. It's probably one of the best memoirs I've ever read. I highly, highly recommend it to anyone who is interested in the early 70's scene in NYC. It's so inspiring to follow her journey with Robert Mapplethrope, and absolutely heartbreaking towards the end. It's a beautiful elegy to the true ground-breaking genius that he was
  • emailing back and forth with my love miss Frassy. Check out the new ad on my sidebar for her blog and amazing vintage shop Frassy Rags!
  • kind of changing up my look. I'm not sure if I've caught the Alexa Chung bug or if I've been listening to too much France Gall, but something about looking a little more girly and put together is really appealing right now. Give me princess cut coats, pleated skirts, peter pan collars and anything velvet and mini. I tend to dress a little more ladylike when I'm in Palm Beach, and since I'll be heading there again in just a few weeks, maybe the trend is just starting early.
  • going to afternoon tea with my Mum, at the same tea room we've been going to ever since I was a toddler. It's in a restored house built in 1885, and it serves the best scones as cream tea.



Wearing: NastyGal Vintage "Alexa" dress, vintage Dooney & Bourke purse and vintage Ferragamo oxfords
x E

82 comments:

  1. Whatever style you're doing, it always ends up working, and I always end up loving it. That dress is very "Alexa". But I love that you put your own spin to it.

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  2. such a cute outfit!

    xx

    www.bijousstyle.com

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  3. You are too cute!

    xx,
    Lisa
    prettyinplatforms.blogspot.com

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  4. I thought that dress was from Nasty Gal and yep I was right. Love it on you and that nail color is so pretty. I need a pink polish like that.

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  5. You look amazing! Gosh, I'm soo jealous!
    xoxo Debby

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  6. I'm finishing up Just Kids too and I've been fully distracted from my final projects. I'm so glad you mentioned it because EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ THIS BOOK. I also find it eery and serendipitous when I'm on the same wave length as the people on my blog roll, ccrraazzyy.

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  7. love the dress and the bag! you're looking stunning!
    good luck on french exam :)
    x
    thatgirlfromhk.blogspot.com

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  8. i think you pull of the alexa chung look better than alexa herself!

    KeepItFvncy,
    M.E.

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  9. I love the look! And the channeling of Alexa Chung, definitely works for you! Good luck on your exams!

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  10. The dress is gorgeous! You are gorgeous!

    And I really want to read that memoir you mentioned!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  11. LOVE that dress! i want it! hehe u look so gorgeous! :)

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  12. adore this lady-like look so much!
    it is fun to have such amazing activities like youre doing.
    and....your nails look so adorably cute!

    http://eclecticraccoon.blogspot.com/

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  13. i love the detailing of this dress! so adorable :)

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  14. what a classic look! loving all your jewellery dear!

    helen xxxx

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  15. adorable dress! Love your hair and your nailpolish!

    www.abitoffashion.com

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  16. love the dress! you look so lovely!

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  17. whatever you wear, you always look gorgeous elizabeth !
    i love the alexa dress :)

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  18. that dress is so cute. and those are some great shots. love your hair. i need to curl mine more often too.
    have a wonderful week

    x

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  19. you hair the gorgeous dress= suits you perfectly! How cool is Frassy and her shop with the crazy round glasses! I just discovered her recently what a beauty!Always love you posts so beautiful!xxKatie.x

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  20. You look lovely ! Good luck with your exams!

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  21. I love your dress and your rings!! nice outfit! Lovely

    xoxo
    Luna
    http://pinkrockandfashion.blogspot.com/

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  22. great nail polish and rings :)

    europevintage.blogspot.com

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  23. Your dress is so cute,I ♥ it!
    XoXo

    Cherrie ♥
    http://trouble-lover.blogspot.com/
    http://cherriepower.blogspot.com/

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  24. Beautiful pictures. I love your outfit :-)

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  25. You are so pretty. You remind me of a blond Nina Dobrev.

    I love that chunky silver ring on your right hand <3

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  26. you look lovely and your hair.. amazing!

    xoxo

    missmollyfashions.blogspot.com

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  27. I like what you wear :)
    It's so beautiful :)

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  28. I adore this entire outfit...right down the to the nail polish ;) beautiful! xo

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  29. Okay, this is a really random comment but I realized how much you look like Nina Dobrev. I know it sounds crazy, but look at her face properly! The same face expressions and everything.

    http://fightingoverme.com/gallery/data/3321/nina-dobrev_net-photoshoot-1-005.jpg

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  30. this dress is pure perfection!

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  31. vey beautiful:)

    where are you from??

    your curls, are they real??
    they are sooo beautiful:)

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  32. That dress is perfect for you, this girly look suits you well :)

    XoXO-Kelli K
    http://thefashionworshiper.blogspot.com

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  33. awwww cute outfit!

    I LOVE your nailpolish? What brand is it? And how's the color called?
    love, m*

    ps: check out my blog: http://sockersoetxo.blogspot.com/

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  34. super darling, am looking forward to checking out Frassy Rags!

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  35. Love your blog so much ;)
    Whats the nail polish you are wearing?

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  36. I like your "new style""!! this dress is really nice and perfect on you!!!

    Bonne chance pour ton examen!!!
    Bisous du Sud de la France (Monaco)

    www.addict-to-twins.blogspot.com

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  37. A tea room?! How adorable! Have you ever read Faithfull, by Marianna Faithfull or I'm with the Band by Pamela des Barres? Both great for 60s/70s insights into the world of rock n roll through women.

    Olive

    www.VisforOlive.blogspot.com

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  38. your are so beautiful!
    Love the dress :)

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  39. SO strange, I just bought Patti Smith's memoir yesterday at an american bookshop here in Paris! Great Minds missy!

    Love the dress...sooo pretty and aww you so sweet for the shoutout. I'll echo back in my next post. much love x x x

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  40. Wow, you're gorgeous. Your eyes look so bright and peppy! Cute dress.

    - kyki xx

    BLESSEDWITHGOODJEANS.BLOGSPOT.COM

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  41. That dress with the peter pan neckline and lace is simply BEAUTIFUL! loving the vintage, tea, and 70s vibe.

    Peace & love
    OXO, ETTE

    www.thriftedkarma.com

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  42. Lovely as always Vic!

    Xoxo.
    www.hellocoffeelovers.blogspot.com

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  43. great outfit, great hair, great photos, great blog.

    finally hatachi

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  44. hi! your blog is amazing
    im a new follower
    xoxo

    www.hey-mcfly.com

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  45. Love that song so much I wish I was called Ruby!

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  46. ahhh this dress is perfect!!! xx

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  47. YOU are beautiful.
    and such a proper tea drinkin' lady.
    gah! love the dress!
    see you soon i hope.
    xoxo
    zoë

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  48. love this little dress! you are such a beauty and amaizng hair

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  49. Schöner Blog =) http://www.lightningpersonality.blogspot.com/

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  50. Is this the tea house you mention? It looks lovely!

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  51. I want your nails painting soooo bad! it's gorgeous! and what about your ring! I love it very much. <3

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  52. gorgeous outfit! u look beautiful:)

    www.magdarling.blogspot.com

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  53. dear e,
    where is this tea house located?

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  54. love the dress,
    and YOUR HAIR..is beautiful.

    xx

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  55. I love your tights!

    http://shapesandsomersaults.blogspot.com/

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  56. So cute!
    Good luck for your exam!

    ***
    sofia

    www.iwannabeafashionista.blogspot.com

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  57. Great outfit! I love the bag and the shoes!

    xx
    Jessie
    http://87life.blogspot.com

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  58. love this look with the cup of tea, its just too cute!

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  59. you have absolutely perfekt hair !! :)

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  60. Amazing photos. Beautiful as always darling!

    Emma//

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  61. Love love love! Stunning photos and great style. I listed you as my favourite blog for December on my website so keep up the great work!

    xo Stacey @ VPV
    www.shopvpv.com

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  63. Absolutely looove it! Real 60's girl! ^^

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