The Doorway

In case I hadn't mentioned it before: Mad Men is my favorite television show. So naturally I was quite excited for its return to television. In honor of the occasion I had a mini-party with my friend Jon. It was basically just us, candy cigarettes, and apple juice. Life's been too hectic to plan more than that. I really like any excuse to put on my fancy vintage dresses that never get worn. I've had this one for more than a year and it always seemed like a bit of a Joan dress to me...although she would fill it out better. I love the ritual of getting dressed and dressed up--just the time spent thinking about what you'll wear and trying on options and then fixing your make-up or hair. Parties though just tend to wear me out, so it's pretty much the perfect solution to merely get dressed up for the sake of a television show or a new movie. You get to perform the task of primping and then sit-back and receive entertainment. I live-tweeted some of my impressions of the show while trying to avoid spoilers--just vague comments about how much I love Sally's wardrobe and some shocked faces at various moments. It was as good a show as always and I'm glad I get to look forward to it every Sunday for a few months now (although I probably won't be dressing fancy for it again).

Outfit details:
vintage fascinator
vintage dress
ASOS tights



  1. Love this! I only watch for the vintage, honestly. I am that shallow.

    Marie @
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  2. These photos look so perfectly retro! Love the finish on them and that coral dress is gorgeous!

  3. You look gorgeous! Love the dress and what a perfect way to celebrate. :D

    Excited to see what happens this season.

    Mostly Lisa

  4. This looks like so much fun! Mini-parties are the best! Real parties just make me want to find an animal to play with or a room to hide in all night, haha!


  5. Where did you find candy cigarettes?! Also, I love your dress! You inspire me to get dressed up and feel good about myself, even if I don't have a good reason to :)

  6. That definitely feels like a Joan dress indeed! I would love for someone to throw a Mad Men party in my circle!

  7. Love the polaroids! Looks like you had a fun time.


  8. Nice pictures and perfect outfit ! It must be a little more difficult to organize a Game of Thrones party haha !

    You should be in Mad Men actually !

  9. Loving the photo’s! Gorgeous dress!

  10. You're too dang cute! Love your blog and just about every outfit you've posted! :)

  11. I can't believe when i saw that small girl images.Because in that picture,she had a glass alcohol and cigarette.
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