Friday, March 9, 2012

VINTAGE LESLIE FAY....orange satin pleats





Hello darlings and newer darlings, so glad you could join me on a Friday afternoon.  Today is four days before my breast reduction surgery so I decided to wear a pretty, vintage, satin Leslie Fay dress that I found in Goodwill a while back. ($5.99) The reason that I chose this dress is because it fits my top and I am not sure whether or not it will be too big after the surgery.  Usually, dresses and tops that have button closures, play peek a boob thru one of the spaces in between the buttons on me.  Not today, it fits.  Why am I having the (    .   ) (    .    ) reduction then?    Because I can't lift them up or carry them around any longer.  Right after this shoot, I took off my bra at home and felt instantly better.  As Shayla from Fortyish and Fluffy would say:  Set those pups free....too funny!  She is one of my best girls, that Shayla.   I have known her since we were little kids.   So I am taking the advice of my doctor, best gal pals, husband (does not mind either way) and myself....I am saying goodbye to two, big, wonderful, healthy, boobs that have served me well my entire life.   I am setting these girls free as I know them now but will be saying hello to a newer version of them soon.  Thanks for the mammories girls!! 











I wish you all a wonderful weekend and a special thank you  to Emily of Tinfoil Tiaras and Two Birds who will be guest posting for me next week.   I look forward to their beauty and wit. I will be participating in Inspiration Monday but that will be my last post for a bit.   Stay inspired!  dawn xo

27 comments:

Anna @ IHOD said...

You own this color! This is a gorgeous dress and I love the way you mixed it with the fur. I love a good texture in the mix.
:)

Beth Kondrick said...

Gorgeous color! I love the dress! It's fun with the fur too.

Gracey at Fashion for Giants said...

That color is amazing on you. And the fur is just fabulous.

Only four days?!! How exciting!!

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Oooh..love this colour on your, it goes so well with your hair, that I love!! I am sure this will fit fine after your surgery and if not, nothing a little altering can't fix!! Am keeping you in my prayers, I know all will be just fine!! Have a wonderful weekend petal!! xox

pastcaring said...

LOVE this outfit! The dress is gorgeous, the colour is wonderful on you, and I can never resist a bit of faux fur.
And can your hair BE any more glamorous?
All good wishes for the op. xxxxxxxxx

Teddi said...

you own that color! the way you added the color belt with the jacket, & that brooch. somebody named dawn is looking fabulous. :)

The Closet Shopper said...

You really need to do a hair tutorial vlog. Your hair is out of this world gorgeous!

xo,
Tracy

his_girl_friday said...

Stunning. Bold color combined with that jacket? Love it.

Kat said...

Your hair is the most unbelievable accessory to every outfit. Simply stunning. You remind me of SATC's Carrie, whose hair was practically its own character.

Adding the fur capelet thingy on top is pure pure glam! You should be getting out of a limo missy.

Looking forward to the guest posts and your eventual return to the blog world.

two birds said...

Gorgeous (as usual). I love this dress! The color, the pleats. It all looks amazing on you. And paired with the fur! I agree that you should be getting out of a limo. You look so glamorous!

Jessie said...

Hi Hun!

First your hair is soooooo freakin Amazinggg I completely love it! I also lovee the dress...and lastly I hope surgery goes great... you'll feel so much better once those girls are a bit smaller :)

I love them!!! I actually make them... let me make you a pair? I normally just wear one huge one in one ear.. Ill send you some pictures of ones I have made!

XX
Jessie
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Statements in Fashion said...

Hello Sweets...this post just reminded me I forgot about your email!! Yikes!! Let me know if you still want me:)

Ill miss you hunnie...please email me your telephone number so we can chat, Id love that!

I have to say, this color is maybe one of my favs on you! Your hair is so bouncy.....you look lovely as always!

mitchinheels said...

What a very inspiring blog darling!
i adore your work here! keep it up sweetheart.
btw,following your blog now via bloglovin and gfc.
Hope you can check out my blog and return the favor if u like.

Mitch,xx
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Debbi@SheAccessorizesWell said...

Dawn, I love this color on you! The pin on the fur is so pretty.
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Tinfoil Tiaras said...

Dawn you look just beautiful! Yesterday I thrifted a deep blush pleated dress similar to the one you're wearing (I'll post it on Mon). You are so beautiful and I am sending positive thoughts and prayers your way as you prepare for the surgery. (By the way how amazing is the outfit with the fur and brooch- stunning!)

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

I was going to ask you about that Dawn, if you would have to change out your entire wardrobe because of the surgery. That's something to think about, BUT i wouldn't mind doing. HaHaHa Dawn, your dress is so pretty. I love the color. GREAT fur jacket and that brooch is sweet girl. LOOKING GOOD! :D
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Mrs. T. Mac. said...

LOL @ thanks for the mammories! I love this dress...so pretty and ladylike. I sure hope you will still be able to wear it.

~Tavia
www.ninetofly.blogspot.com

BostonSportsGal said...

You look amazing in this dress!!!

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Kara said...

Oh Lady, you are BEYOND lovely in that orange satin dress. If you do not get to wear again with your lovely new (smaller) boobs, it will have served you and us well on this one occasion.
I will be praying for you as you have this procedure and for your recovery. Can't wait to hear about and see (kind of) the new ladies:))

Katrina said...

Wow, the dress is stunning! And your hair is amazing.

>'.'<

my thrifty closet said...

Set those pups free?!! Haha..Shayla is hilarious....and thanks for the mammories...haha...somebody please help me up! You're so funny.

I am feeling really excited for you. You go girl. You look beautiful as always...just look at the red dress and how it falls around you. The fur coat is just the icing on the cake.

mongs
mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

silvergirl said...

fabulous color and so hot right now
the pleated skirt is right on trend as well
you look fab in this color as well
brett

MOUSEVOX VINTAGE said...

thanks for the mummeries - you are too funny. i hope all went well and that you're recovery quickly! you look just as beautiful as can be.

Claire said...

oh my you look stunning in these photos. i love the gorgeous orange dress with the purple belt! and the fur is just amazing!!!

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Chandra said...

Love a girl who knows how to work an outfit! Sending warm wishes your way for a speedy recovery:D

Angela said...

This is a nice sexy look for you. And as everyone has agreed the color of the dress is great for you. I'll take the fur when you are tired of it. Looking forward to seeing after the healing. God Bless

Bestie said...

Thinking of you gorgeous lady! Hoping recovery is fast and easy. xoxoxoxoxo

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