Saturday, September 15, 2012

Closet Re-discoveries: Emerald and Leopard





First off, I just want to say that I'm so proud of Aaron for taking these photos. He literally just picked up the camera on Thursday, looked at a few websites for some example shots, and this is what he's been able to capture. On Thursday, he didn't even know how to hold a camera, and was dropping the camera lens cap all over the place. Now he's taking these amazing pictures. He's even starting to say things like: "Come on, I need some more attitude... ATTITUDE!" (As he's sprawled on the ground, taking cephalad shots)

I've been having so much fun with this blog these past several days. I'm glad this is something Aaron and I can do together, plus it looks like he's really starting to enjoy photography.


So this is one of the dresses that I've been eager to wear, but it's been hanging in my closet for months. The last time I wore it was in the dressing room of the store I bought it from. I love how green looks with leopard print, and its a great transition into fall wear. The scarf is one of my favorites I got last year from Bluefly.com



Our backyard




Our deck







Hope you guys are enjoying these closet posts! I'm having a blast, I think I'll be able to survive this no shopping for one year promise. (I promised our family I won't shop for clothes for a whole year- to cut back on some spending) It's a huge commitment!





|| Outfit ||

Dress: Greylin
Scarf: Kashmere (Sale from bluefly)
Shoes: Tahari
Bracelet: Forever 21




40 comments:

  1. LOVE your look. The dress with that scarf is so FAB!


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  2. LOVE this dress on you~!! you look amazing hot mama!! :)

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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  3. This dress looks great on you! I think he did a great job with the photos too :-)

    Maria
    Dainty and Decadent

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  4. Love that rich emerald color with the leopard, great combo!!

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  5. Love the dress. You look amazing in this color.

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  6. I love sheer clothing, it's so pretty! Thanks so much for your sweet comment :)

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  7. What a gorgeous dress, the colour is absolutely stunning! and love it with the leopard print as well <3

    love from the NANA girls xoxo

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  8. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a nice comment! The color looks so pretty on you and I love how you added a leopard scarf. Im your fourth follower on bloglovin!

    XO,
    Zhanna
    www.lifeandbows.com

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  9. wow! I love the green dress! it fits perfectly on you!

    xx

    Laura

    PURSESANDI - personal style blog

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  10. This leopard and teal combo looks great! I definitely relate to fashion photos being something you and your significant other can do together! It's been a great learning and growing experience for me and mine.

    Thanks for stopping by and for your sweet comment! It means so much to me!
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  11. You look so lovely in that dress. The color suits you perfectly! :)

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  12. so in love with your dress!
    very nice blog by the way ;)

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  13. Love your dress, it looks really great on you. Nice touch with the leopard scarf and the gold bangle. Great post dear! Btw, thanks for a nice comment on my blog.


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    http://hablemosfashion.blogspot.com/

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  14. Nice dress! I like the colour!

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  15. Fun, whimsical style! Great job using your items to their potential.

    Erin
    thefashionfairyblog.blogspot.com/

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  16. thanks you so much for the lovely comment on my blog! I'm now following you via Bloglovin and GFC :) hope you can do the same for me! You've got a fabulous blog here and this green dress looks fantastic on you!
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  18. What a gorgeous green dress - I love how you paired it with the leopard shawl. You look great! Greetings from Atlanta. ;-)

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  19. I love the color of your dress!! So pretty!

    -theresa
    collaredblouse.blogspot.com

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  20. love that scarf!

    great blog, now following you on google friend connect, would love it if you followed back :)

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  22. I love the your outfit! The combination of that animal print scarf and shirt dress is so classic and unexpected. I want to try if I can recreate this look for myself.

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    www. Inheritedstyleblog.com

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  23. That shirt dress is amazing - it's a gorgeous color on you!

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    www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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  24. love the dress, its a lovely colour!
    now following x

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  26. Oh my stars! I LOOOOOOVE your blog! So glad you commented on mine so I could find you...you've got the greatest style and are so much fun to read. Emerald and leopard are one of my top fav combinations, and the silky fabric and heels make this look so glam.

    Following you :)

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

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  27. love that color on you! and pairs so nicely withleopard!

    jumped over to visit from your comment on sandy a la mode's blog!! great to e-meet you!
    xo

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  28. You look so beautiful! I love the color of this dress on you. And the leopard is just the perfect accent for this outfit!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  29. I'm loving emerald this season too! Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

    xo Jo

    http://www.whiterosesandcoffee.com/

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  30. That emerald and leopard print is perfection! xx

    www.thechicagolifeblog.com

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  31. What a beautiful dress! I love the deep jade color with the pleats coming down the front. It's very flattering. I also love the hemline. Great find!

    xo,
    Victoria
    The Stylista Diaries

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  32. Amazing post!!!!! :)
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  33. I'm wearing a shirt that color right now! You look gorgeous

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  34. You're so gorgeous, and your blog is so touching. I'm so glad to hear that Grace is doing well, and that you're so strong. I really find you inspiring, not only in your goals (not shopping for a year?!?!) but your faith in family as well. Thank you so much for visiting my blog, let's stay in touch OK?

    xoxo,
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    www.uniqueandchicstyle.blogspot.com

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  36. Such a great outfit! Great combination with the dress and all the accesories! You're really beautiful and your husband did a really great job with these pics! :)

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  37. That would be my favorite scarf too! It's fab. And the emerald color looks great on you.
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