Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Fire Ants

Last fall/winter, I purchased this Charlotte Taylor dress from Anthropologie and have been waiting for summertime to wear it.  Of course, I'm absolutely in love with the mint color of the dress, and I think the print is just amazing.  I fell in love with this dress as soon as I saw it on the mannequin, and think it's one of those pieces I will have forever.  With this dress, I chose to wear a simple pair of sandals & a vintage hair comb.  I wanted to keep my accessories simple because I think the dress itself is such a statement piece.  And if you're wondering, I'm not carrying a bag because I was working an art event so I needed to be hands-free.  What do you guys think of my pairing?


P.S. Continue to scroll to the bottom to see my 2nd wish list item for summer!  (My first wish list item was the lace shorts, which can be seen here).  I love that so many of you are also into lace for this summer.







Dress: Charlotte Taylor for Anthropologie (sold out)
Shoes: Chanel
Jewelry: Bracelet & Hair Comb- Vintage

OK, are you guys ready for my second wish list item for summer???
Fun & Funky Wedges!!
I have so many on my WANT list, including:

Charlotte Olympia Rapunzel Wedges: These have got to be a pair of most amazing wedges I have ever seen!  The design just makes me want to jump up and down!  I can dream, right?

Senso Deliah Print Cut Out Wedges: You can probably get away with wearing pretty much anything with these awesome shoes, because people will only be looking at them.

Madewell Metallic Wedges: I'm really starting to get into metallics, as they seem to go well with EVERYTHING!  And the pricepoint of these wedges is affordable, so these might be a go for me this summer!

What do you guys think?  Are wedges on your wish list for summer?

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177 comments:

  1. I love wedges so absolutely yes!!! ♥ :)

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    1. Thank you, Minna! Aren't the wedges great??

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  2. I love the dress, although I never thought I would say how pretty those insects look, haha! Love the hair piece too, you look great!

    xo, Yi-chia

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    1. Thank you so much, Yi-chia! And I know, I'm not normally a bug person either! LOL

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  3. Loving that maxi! The ants on it are just too cute!

    xx
    Giovanna
    www.oliveandanarrow.com

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  4. the dress is awesome ! i have never seen such a cute print ! :)

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  5. Gorgeous dress! Oh and the sandals!!!!

    xo
    Melissa

    http://sweetstylesbymelissa.blogspot.com

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  6. The dress is so beautiful, I love the pattern, you wouldn't think that insects would be so lovely and pretty but they go really well with the colours! Great outfit, especially the accessories you put them with:)
    www.hipstalurquirkyfashion.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you so much! You are really sweet! :)

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  7. Love that dress! The color looks great on you. And what a great spot to take pics - love it!

    Dana
    Big City Farm Girl

    BCFG on Facebook

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  8. Ahh! The dress gave me goosebumps! You wore it well though! And I LOVE the Madewell wedges :)

    xo,
    janmloves.blogspot.com

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    1. haha thanks, Jan! And so glad that you liked the wedges I picked! I loved the Madewell ones!

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  9. love how comfy and pretty that dress is!!

    just posted a new post on color blocking! please support!
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  10. Lovely dress! xx

    - Victoria
    www.Vickkitas.blogspot.se

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  11. Chanel shoes are too cute! I love the color mint green too and the dress fits you perfectly

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  12. I've been obsessing over that dress for quite some time now too, it doesn't surprise me that you have it, you have impeccable taste :)
    Brooke @ what2wear, monikabrooke.blogspot.com

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  13. Love the dress and nice shoes!!

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  14. I love this dress! The ants print is so cute. It looks gorgeous on you!

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  15. Beautiful dress! Only Anthropologie can make wearing an ant-print look good ;)

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

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    1. I know, right?? Anthropologie always has the best stuff!! And thank you, Marisa!

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  16. I'd love to have fire ants crawling over me without having to scream. Cute dress! :D

    IAmGuyanese!

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  17. You look absolutely gorgeous!
    Love your dress!
    xxx
    S
    http://s-fashion-avenue.blogspot.it

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  18. Wauw look how stunning it looks on you!

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    xx

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  19. Those are some fashionable ants!
    aneyeforfashion.blogspot.com

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  20. Nice dress! I also like your nail polish!
    xxx
    Miss Starshiny

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  21. Your outfit is really cute! You have really funny dress!

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  22. perfect!!!!

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  23. I am so loving the mint dress,and the red contrast is gorgeous!Beautiful!

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  24. Super chic Dress...amazing details.

    Perfect for Spring days

    XOXO from MUNICH
    La Vie Quotidienne
    www.laviequo.com
    You can check my SHOP in: http://laviequo.blogspot.com/2012/04/laviequocom-shop.html

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  25. great post dear!! i loved that dress!!

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  26. hi alison great pairing, the dress is a real statement and the colours are so good together,love the mint on you it really suits you, the accessories are gorgeous, the comb and that bracelet are so subtle and stylish, great choice you look so beautiful, kisses xxx leonie

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    1. awww thank you so much, Leonie! You are very sweet!

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  27. Oh wow! Interesting dress print :)

    Please join my first international giveaway here:
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  28. Absolutely gorgeous outfit!!! You look stunning!

    ang-closet365.blogspot.ca

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  29. Anthro has some grreat stuff lately, so beautiful!

    Aesthetic Lounge

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  30. This dress is so beautiful! I love the fact that you kept it simple but with attention given to the details (the hair comb is amazing and the same colour with the insects on the dress' pattern!)!

    http://fashionatint.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you so much! And thanks for recognizing the little details! :)

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  31. It's a lovely dress with such an original print! I love the hair comb! :)

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  32. Gorgeous dress! I am having an earring giveaway over at The Jem Journal! Would love for you to stop by!
    Morgan
    www.thejemjournal.blogspot.com

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  33. thank you so much for your sweet comment! You look amazing, and I love you sandals!! xO!
    www.thehautecookie.com

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  34. Beautiful dress! And the last pair of wedges...I love them:)

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  35. you look so pretty! love your dress and your hair clip!

    Babi

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  36. the dress, the post tittle and the photos are so funny... But in ht middle of everything you look great!

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  37. Wow beautiful dress!!! you look so pretty!!!
    Have a good week!

    Besos, desde España, Marcela♥

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  38. Such a beautiful and original dress! I adored how you styled it too! kisses

    http://mostlymelina.blogspot.com.es/

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  39. this is the cuteset dress ever x

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  40. Very cute dress! I have a similar vintage bangle but yours looks so shinny!

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    1. Thank you so much! I think my grandma probably polished up her silver a lot, which is why the bracelet looks so good :)

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  41. wow what a cute dress. really! i never like ants but it looks amazing on you :D
    thanks for visiting my blog<3 i love your blog very much!
    you comment on my blog too, and you mentioned about following each other. i've followed your blog, will you follow back? :D:D

    Girls Goddess

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  42. allison, you look amazing! love the ant-print. i love maxi dresses, and you look phenomenal! love those chanel sandals. i love everything chanel! you look ravishing... and love the backdrop! hope you have a lovely day!
    xoxo
    jasmine
    AdamAlexMommy

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    1. Thank you so much, Jasmine! You always have the nicest things to say, and I really appreciate them! :)

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  43. Aw wow, this is so cute and unique, haven't seen a print like it before. Your accessory is very pretty!

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  44. So cute! love your dress!!

    http://alovelystyle.blogspot.com.es/

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  45. You look amazing dear!
    Gorgeous blog! Following! Hope you'll follow me back! <3

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  46. SO in love with your dress! Love the pattern and you look gorgeous :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  47. cute!

    Love,
    www.chicksinfeathers.co.cc

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  48. I love those shoes! I don't have any Chanel footware, only a handbag! This dress was worn by Atlantic Pacific but I never saw the entire dress, so I had no idea it was a maxi length!

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  49. Thank you for stopping by and the lovely comment <3 Wanna follow each other?

    ang-closet365.blogspot.ca

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  50. Very interesting.

    I love your shoes. Chanel <3

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  51. The dress looks gorgeous on you! Your pictures gives me summer feelings haha

    XX Ann

    http://anvdh.blogspot.com

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    1. I follow you now! Thank you for your comment girl :)
      XX

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  52. This dress is so cute!! But i LOVE the shoes!!

    Fashions on Top

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  53. Woww, this dress is just AMAZING!Love the spider print, its so cool!The bow its also really cute!Love the way you styled!
    I just love the wedges, they're just so cool and awesome, i want the second one really badly!
    Kisses.

    http://blogdavicm.blogspot.com.br/

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  54. This is one gorgeous dress, wow!
    stylishedforever.blogspot.com

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  55. This dress is completely amazing!Love it <3
    kisses

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  56. I love your outfit!!I love the dress!

    http://estilohedonico.blogspot.pt/

    xoxo

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  57. Love this dress – so unique and fun! Dig the shades too – super cute.

    Sea and Swank

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  58. Amazing blog :)

    If you like my fanpage you can win a Chanel nail lacquer !

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  59. Very cute maxi! Great blog! Following you :)

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  60. Great look, really love those sandals!!


    Chicfullyyours.blogspot.com

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  61. gorgeous dress! love the print

    http://underthefluorescents.blogspot.com/

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  62. LOVE this dress! It's so fun!

    Sarah & Kristina

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    1. Thank you so much, Sarah & Kristina!

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  63. I saw this dress!! I thought it was so cute and easy to wear.
    I'm having a resort swimsuit giveaway on my blog, please pass by to enter I think you'll love it!

    -V
    http://stylishlyme.com

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  64. I am loving the printed dress! what a great buy @ anthro! Those shoes are def amazing. I have so many on my want list :) I have a necklace that I am giving away on my blog that I think you might love.

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    Amanda
    MyCowlick.blogspot.com

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  65. such a cute ant dress! love how the colours are contrasting yet the overall look is polished and you managed to carry it off :) following you now, have a great week ahead dear x

    wishfulpenguin.blogspot.com

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  66. wow super dress!

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    Giuseppe

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  67. OMG your sandals!!! I LOVE them!!!

    http://itsnotjustanotherfashionblog.blogspot.it/

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  68. Love your dress and your sandals are gorgeous!! xx

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  69. OMG that dress is GORGEOUS!!! And I love the sandals!

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  70. that's an interesting dress, very cool :)

    xx, Hanna
    http://whoishanna.blogspot.com/

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  71. great idea to follow each other! I follow you ;)

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  72. love ur dress! and the background is great :)

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  73. The cut and color are equally beautiful, it sits so elegant on you hun. Thanks for your sweet words!

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  74. I really love that dress! How fun! You definitely don't see many like that.
    xo,
    Sarah
    www.comingunstitched.com

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  75. Perfect romantic picnic dress!!

    xoxo

    http://www.lolitainthemix.blogspot.com

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  76. amazing dress and I love the styling.
    Thanx for the comment on my blog
    New follower :-)

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  77. Such a cute outfit!!! Love the dress... thanks for visiting the Glitterati. we hope you come back soon!

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