Tuesday, October 16, 2012

thank you, christina.

 vest: c/o Vintage Urban Renewal / lace top, maxi skirt: Belk / teal tank: Forever 21 / wedge boots: c/o Blowfish Shoes / bracelets: c/o PoshLocket and Salvage West 

if the recent trends of neon bright colors and the oversized sweaters and big hair aren't  bringing you back to the 80's, well then, my friend, i'm bringing it right up to you and your computer screen with this denim vest - popped collar and all. and i totally stole this look right from Miss Christina Aguilera herself (September 2012 Lucky magazine), the whole idea of combining unexpected contrasted textures. i have already been obsessed with that fashion concept for forever (um, since the 80's probably) but she just set it in stone for me when i saw her photo shoot. 

so thank you Christina, you have done more than grace the world with your big voice and chest. you opened my eyes to the possibilities of denim and black lace, and i am forever grateful. 

much love.
{happy wednesday, friend.}

p.s. are you Bella Mosqueda (#40) 'cause you just won the Daisy Gem giveaway! shoot me an email at muchloveilly at gmail dot com to claim your prize! congrats to Bella and thank you, Daisy Gem for a fabulous giveaway! 


  1. Seeing your gorgeous long hair makes me really miss the 8+ inches I just cut off :(

    You may have changed it a while ago and I never noticed but I like your new blog layout.

  2. i love, lovel, love this outfit!! def my taste in clothing!! i'm really into jean vests right now:)...you look amazing!


  3. Thank you Illy for hosting this giveaway! We have had so much fun meeting all your lovely friends!

  4. We need to go shopping together. You need to dress me. Fact.

  5. Love this look! I'm loving the 80s.


  6. super cute, this is such an inspiring outfit!!!

  7. You know how to rock a denim vest and ut a fantastic outfit together.

    I never doubted you.

    Thanks for the love
    michelle @
    Vintage Urban Renewal


  8. you look amazing in this outfit. I am loving this new style..though my mom hates it ;P


  9. Totally adorable! I love Christina, even though I don't always love her fashion sense. BUT, in this case, I LOVE IT! :)

  10. Killer look.

  11. I'm obsessed with your hair like this. You look stunning! xo


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