Friday, August 1, 2014

Featuring My Green Fit-and-Flare Dress



I’m so excited to finally start posting! I’d been waiting to have my blog design all done before I made any posts. Thanks to Joyce of Joyful Outfits, I have a new layout that I absolutely love!

As my first outfit post I am going to choose one of the first dresses I ordered from ModCloth.com. Funny story how I discovered ModCloth, by the way. About a year and half ago, my boyfriend and I were celebrating our third-year-dating anniversary at The Penthouse, which is the restaurant at the very top of the Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica. As the hostess was walking us to our table, she took one glance at my outfit and said, “Your style is so vintage! Do you shop from ModCloth?” This is what I was wearing that night at the Huntley: 


At home later that night, I checked out the site and browsing through I loved so many of the items I was seeing. In the past it’d been so hard to find circle skirts, fit-and-flare dresses, or clothing with novelty prints at my usual go-to stores. My style has evolved ever since I became part of the ModCloth community!

Since graduating college and being out of school for two years now (sheesh time flies), I have had more time to focus on my interests (meanwhile secretly hoping to find my calling in life). I was lucky to have gotten a full-time job shortly after graduating which has helped support my expenditures. Outside of work I like to shop (of course), paint (which I need to make more time for), and really just do anything fun that I hadn’t had time to do while in school.

Anyway, onto today’s outfit post! Around Thanksgiving last year, I bought this lovely green dress by the UK-based brand Closet Clothing. This dress was my first fit-and-flare and I loved it so much I told my boyfriend that we just had to find somewhere really nice to go for pictures. He suggested the Cleveland National Forest (he joked and said I would match the greenery) and we made a road trip out of it! We drove through the forest's twisty roads and stopped a few times to take pictures. By the end of the day we got to the little town of Julian. One of their local stores was selling farmer's market type goods so we bought some honey, coconut oil, and a variety of nuts to take home. The photos I’ll be sharing are from that day. Hope you enjoy! :)







Necklace: ModCloth
Shoes: ModCloth

11 comments:

  1. Such a pretty lady! This dress looks great on you :) I'm glad to see you started blogging! I follow you on Instagram (bristolelisabeth), but I'm going to add you to my blog roll now!

    ~Bristol
    colourmebristol.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you, pretty lady! I follow you on Instagram too and I love all your outfit posts. Yay for being blogging buddies! :D

      xo, Serli

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    2. Bristol and Serli...I'm not new to blogger yet I have no idea how to follow each other on here. How do you do that?? Lol

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    3. Lauren, you can either follow someone using Google Friend Connect (you click "Join this Site") or if you have a bloglovin' account you can follow using that too, just click that person's bloglovin' button if they have one :)

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  2. Hey, honey! What do you think about follow each other via bloglovin? If you want, just follow me there and I'll follow you back! http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/3947784

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  3. Ahhh I'm so happy for you! I must say, for this being your first post your layout (Joyce is amazing) and your photography is SPOT ON. My first posts are embarrassing! Anyway, I love the luck be a lady dress and I used to have one in the equine print. Fit and flare dresses were definitely made for you!

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    1. Thanks Ashley, I do love my fit-and-flare dresses. And Joyce really is amazing, she was so patient and awesome to work with! Thank you, but all credit goes to my boyfriend for the photos... maybe I should mention that in future posts, lol!

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  4. Yay! Congrats to you too! Love your site, and love your story about how you discovered Modcloth! I got addicted and became apart of the community in a similar way/for similar reasons!

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  5. That dress is adorable. Congrats on starting a blog.

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  6. This is my favorite dress! Fits you like a glove. Now I want to go find an emerald green dress :)

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