Schoolmarm Chic


There's something about milkmaid braids, glasses, and a collared dress that says "schoolmarm" to me. I picture this ensemble on some strict, sour-faced woman in a small town trying to teach otherwise uninterested children in an old one-room school house. And yet for all of those connotations I somehow managed to find myself in this ensemble. It was a hot day so I chose the hair for practicality and while I made an effort to look nice, I was still too lazy to put in contact lenses. Let's just hope the sassy peep-toes and pink hair offset the more prim elements of my outfit...

Outfit details:
Seychelles heels (old, similar)
J Crew purse (old, similar)


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15 comments:

  1. I love the dress, shoes, hair, and glasses! I wear glasses most of the time since my contact lenses hurt (apparently I'm "allergic" to contacts, awesome!), but I haven't yet gained the courage to take photos wearing glasses. You make it look so elegant!

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  2. I read every single one of your posts, but I rarely comment at the risk of becoming a broken record. This outfit is exceptional, though. Every element works together so perfectly; they make me want to run home and play with everything in my closet.

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  3. What a lovely outfit! I love the flower print on the dress, and that red bag is perfect!

    Joanne | www.fashion-oh.blogspot.com

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  4. I like the schoolgirl/librarian look. It is kind of classic but has a nice (I think) quirky feel to it. I really like your glasses. I know how you feel though heh heh. Some days I don't even feel like putting makeup on or "doing" my hair. Thank you for sharing! Have a lovely day!

    Anna Neumann from The Whistling Willow

    http://www.thewhistlingwillow.com

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  5. I am in love with that dress! Looks perfect with the milkmaid braids.

    www.thestylecheck.com

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  6. These photos are just so perfect! And this outfit is amazing, so cute and the print of the dress goes so well <3

    The Quirky Queer

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  7. I am literally obsessed with your blog! I discovered it just a couple weeks ago and I love it! Your style has a magical element to it, I just can't stop browsing through your pages. Keep it up girl!!!

    xoxo
    Lauren
    www.dressingdallas.com

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  8. I can totally visualize this outfit on some sour-faced lady behind a desk, but your hair and bag (and overall lighthearted demeanor) offset that. I love this look!

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  9. cute photos love <3
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  10. Lovely !

    http://darkside-of-fashion.blogspot.fr
    Saskia! xo

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  11. So lovely! I love the pop (or should I say "pow!") of color from the purse! And, you're glasses are very cute and vintage cat-eye looking. I think they add to the outfit. :)

    xo, Becca
    http://femmeviolet.com

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  13. YOUR PERSONAL STYLE IS INSANE. I saw your pictures on modcloths style gallery and now I'm kind of obsessed. You're awesome, keep being awesome.
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  14. love that print!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dream-in-neon.com

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  15. So much love for this look. Those specs are the greatest!

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