Friday, 16 March 2012

friday I'm in love with vintage

Hi guys!

Another Friday has come and Germany is blessed with lovely sunny and warm spring weather, the perfect occasion to take outdoor photos of my new pieces. Furthermore it's a Friday full of vintage here on Bad Taste Toast!
I won this beautiful SoLovesVintage tulip dress over at The Magpie Girl some weeks ago. SoLovesVintage is a wonderful UK online shop with a wide range of everything a vintage lover's heart craves for. I especially love their collection of dresses, so pretty and glamorous and perfect for girls with some curves like it was the concept of ideal beauty in the 50s and 60s!
I won the giveaway with a Polyvore set I created to show how I would style the dress (I planned to wear it when visiting my boyfriend on a trip to Warsaw in summer), but I couldn't wait to wear it and for the photos I styled it similar to how it was planned.

♥ dress: solovesvintage ♥ cardi + belt: primark ♥ necklace: accessorize ♥ bracelet: rack and sack vintage ♥ shoes. goertz ♥

I tend to be a bit sceptic about ordering vintage clothing online because, despite the measurements, you never know how the item will fit to your body. I was so glad when I first tried on the dress and it fit perfectly! Really perfect length, perfect fit, lucky me! Although it's made of wool it still wasn't too warm, actually I felt great wearing it for the photos and to run some errands afterwards. Maybe it's silly, but vintage pieces always make me feel special because they are so unique and with the tulip shape underlining my curves I even felt a little bit like Dita, only more casual ;)

I also won a giveaway of Amy Flying A Kite in January, where I was allowed to pick one piece from the Rack and Sack Vintage Online Shop. Their specialties are beautiful vintage accessories and jewelry, like statement necklaces, cocktail rings, glamourous purses etc.
When browsing their shop I immediately fell in love with the "Rose Garden" bracelet at first sight. It's classic, golden, playful, girly and a tad kitschy, so it was the perfect choice for me.
I had been waiting for a good occasion to wear it out since January, but I didn't want to wear it in a "normal" outfit as it is too special for that. With the chic vintage dress the bracelet's time had finally come today and as the other accessories were rather simple, the bracelet could totally come into its own.

You can show some love for both of the wonderful vintage shops here:

SoLovesVintage Facebook

SoLovesVintage Twitter

Rack and Sack Facebook

Rack and Sack Twitter

I would like to say THANK YOU again to both shops for letting me win their pretty items! :)

Also a big THANK YOU to Lilith's Fashion Blog! She featured me in a little interview, you can see it here.

Happy Friday to everyone!

now playing: coeur de pirate - place de la république
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  1. wow das kleid is toll und die farbe steht dir wunderbar
    ein schönes wochenende!

  2. congratulations on winning the giveaway!! the dress looks awesome on you, and i love that color green. it reminds me a bit of joan from mad men :) x

  3. My goodness! I adore that color on you, this is a beautiful vintage look. That necklace is absolutely stunning. You look amazing, love!


  4. Woah that dress is so gorgeous! I really love the color. And that's super fun to win giveaways! You're so gorgeous. :)

  5. I'm in love with vintage too! And this outfit is divine.

  6. This dress is pure gold! It really fits you so well! You're one lucky lady. :) The accessories are superb too... One of my fave outfits of yours!

  7. OH we're green twinsies today!! I absolutely love this dress, it fits you SO well, you look amazing. And that cardigan is so cute with it. Go drink some beers even though you guys don't technically have st.p's day!

  8. the color of your dress is perfect!

  9. I love your blog. your style and vibe are great. would love it if youd check mine out and follow me back if you like! Thanks!

  10. That dress is so chic! Love the bold color! =)

  11. very nice outfit! I love the necklace a lot.
    I'm so happy for the nicer weather too :D

  12. I love the colour of your dress!

    NRC ♥

  13. I'm really glad you won that dress because it looks AMAZING on you! Also, it has the perfect color *-*

  14. Das Kleid ist PERFEKT! Wie für dich gemacht, hammer!
    Dein Freund besuchen? Ich dachte ihr wohnt zusammen!

  15. What a beautiful dress :) Love the shoes too

    Karys x

  16. Wonderful outfit. Love the colour :)xx

  17. this green dress is adorable and flattering on you! i like your vintage jewelry to complement too. what an adorable sense of style! i found you via chictopia and wanted to say hi, have a lovely weekend!

    it would make me happy if you visited too!
    pandaphilia style

  18. the necklace is gorgeous, i like it! maybe you can try soft green pastels with solid color together? u never know the colors might look good on u :)

  19. That is one gorgeous dress! I love how you've paired it with that lovely cardi!

    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights

  20. nice look!


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