Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Snow Lady

Vintage Dress

Vintage Dress

As you can tell from my scantily clad shoulders in these pictures, it is warm here! So warm that all the snow and ice has been melting. It's been fun, but now I want the snow gods to do their thing and bring back the powder. I have been getting a serious goggle tan, which I'm not sure is all that cool, as much as my ski obsessed roommates tell me it is.

Vintage Dress

I'm going to start learning telemark skiing so I can give my body a break from alpine skiing for a day or so every week. I'm really excited to learn something new, and I'm hoping that all the lunging is going to do wonders for my poor legs, who haven't visited the gym anytime recently.

Vintage Dress

This is the first time that I've worn this dress (actually a skirt) because it squishes me in all the wrong places, but I figured I may as well give it a try. I love the print; it has little strawberries and flowers all over it. This whole outfit is thrifted. I love it when that happens!

Vintage Dress

Vintage Dress

I went on a trip to Quincy over the weekend, and had so much fun eating sushi, snowshoeing, and buying tons of food with my roommates. I'm going to post some pictures of our snowshoe trip as soon as I have a moment. Snowshoeing was great fun, but as soon as we got to the top of the mountain I wished I had my skis on. I'm totally addicted to being on my skis. I think I would rather ski than walk anywhere! I used to feel that way about swimming. It's funny how things have changed!

Vintage Dress

Vintage Dress
Do you have a sport that you practice almost every day?


Kirstin@CrimsonRosella said...

Wow, what a life you are living right now, sounds super fun! Snowshoeing sounds cool!

amanda said...

i love that dress!!! this is soo cute for a walk in the snow :) and yes, i love running. it's like my drug.

Michal said...

I loooove that dress! It looks lovely on you. In answer to your question, I don't have a sport right right now, but up until 2 years ago I was dancing in the studio almost every day. I really miss it!

Katie @ Beautifully Pure said...

I love that dress with the blazer over it!! It looks so pretty! <3

~ Katie

Stacey Kay said...

Great outfit! I love the dress. Its an awesome print.

Stacey Kay
“Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”

Runway Inspiration: Nicole Miller

Jasmine, Transient Withdrawal said...

love these photos lucy! you look incredible in a strapless dress! i'm so glad you're doing well and loving your job!

blouse said...

i can't believe that dress is a skirt! great idea! you have just changed the way i shop.


Amber Blue Bird said...

what a great skirt, the patten is very cute and I cant believe its that warm near you. please send some warmth my way

archives said...

that skirt turned dress is pretty fantastic!!! :D

Shallow Mallow said...

Such a beautiful skirt/dress :) Gorgeous pattern!

I cycle every day but I miss the heck out of skiing.

QuiteQuaint said...

you look lovely in these photos and the setting is very pretty too. even if it was warm, im not sure i could have taken my coat off in the snow! im always moaning about the cold!

Claggie said...

I love that outfit! That's awesome that the whole thing was thrifted :) If there were mountains in Indiana, I'd be skiing too. We have the snow, just no means to ski on it, haha!

Shilohmae said...

Thank you for following my blog! I really appreciate it, and I hope you like what you see. :)
I love your outfit! I've always toyed with the idea of wearing a skirt for a dress, but I've never worn it out of my room! x) It looks great on you.

Charmalade said...

These pictures are both gorgeous and cringe-worthy. Why the latter? Because I'd be all "oooh it's like she's in Narnia" and then you go and bare your shoulders, and I just mentally shiver for you! I'm probably just projecting, since it got to around single digit degrees here in the Midwest, brrr...

And does power sitting at the computer all day count as a sport?

Toast with Charmalade

Emily, Ruby Slipper Journeys said...

This is a lovely outfit, I love all the warm tones, and your hair! And you seem to have the most magical of outdoor photo studios!

Ginger Snap'♥ said...

I love these photos so pretty! Nice skirt


Angelica Ng said...

Your boots look amazing, and I like the boho feel to this outfit. Glad you had a great little trip btw!


captain kimi said...

Thawing sucks.
Your dress is beautiful. It definitely deserves to be worn more often. I'm absolutely addicted to the shape of your sweater. amazing piece!

love, kimi

Fishing for Dragonflies said...

The dress is adorable, I love the vintage! The writing is fun and alive!

Kristin, Golden Hearts Loves Vintage said...

pretty dress!

Danielle said...

I ski once a year for 3 days, that's the extent of my physical activity. Pretty sad...

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