Outfit: The Dita Effect


Channeling my inner Dita Von Teese in today's rather extravagent look...


I started this look with my new tulle dress by Space 46 Boutique and thought I'd style it rather literally ballet inspired (what girl or woman isn't a sucker for a ballet look?). So up went my hair in a top knot and out came a simple pair of ballet flats, but then I started thinking "why not add this necklace?" And then one why not became another, those funny sunglasses, that dramatic sun umbrella, etc and before I knew it the look was far from the simple ballet inspired outfit I had originally conceived. In the end it reminded me of a Dita Von Teese outfit; retro, dramatic, and endlessly glamorous. At that point editing the photographs in black and white was a given.

*all pictures by me*


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20 comments:

  1. the drama in this look is fantastic. it reminds me of old hollywood elegance, but still with that ballerina inspiration that you talked about.

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  2. This is so perfect. Definitely one of my favourite outfits you have shared!

    Sarah
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  3. These photos are so pretty, I love how moody they seems. =^-^=

    Sam | Momentarily Dreaming

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  4. I love that you edited these all in black and white! That parasol and those sunglasses are everything. (And I LOVE the tulle of the skirt!)
    xo
    Kristina
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  5. Love it! You look amazing..super duper cool!

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  6. you look SO amazing!!!

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  7. I love black and white!! Lovely outfit!
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  8. Love the ballerina inspired look! Very Old Hollywood glam with the black and white.
    Zella Maybe

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  9. Where is that umbrella from??? It is the most beautiful umbrella I've ever seen!!! Great photos! :)

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  10. It was a great post. I appreciate

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  11. This is such an elegant and ladylike look Rebecca! I adore your outfit and images. Your over-the-top approach to accessorising lead to something truly inspired!

    Saba x

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  12. I'm in love with that look!! That bun is just perfect!! Did you do some sort of vintage curl with your bangs? It looks amazing!! We need a tutorial for that hairstyle :D
    Love the outfit, love the way you styled that dress and love love love black and white pictures!!

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  13. Love your style and beautiful pictures so much! I am really inspired.
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  14. Lovely pictures! The parasol is so pretty! :)

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  15. I love this entire shoot and look! Black and white photography is just so beautiful.

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  16. Very pretty! This is a beautiful, classy shoot. Reminds me a bit of Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffanys.

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