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« on: June 24, 2007 12:35:15 AM »

When I say minidress, I mean it. This baby needs leggings to make it decent.

This is just some Alexander Henry fabric I picked up on sale at Joanns the other day. I think I might need to go back and get some more...I dont know what for. Maybe a skirt. Its just ridiculously cute.

The top is just as basic as you can get. Theres a box pleat (I think?) on both the front and the back.









And for fun, how I decided I needed to do my hair/makeup for work this morning:



It was a big hit. I've been getting compliments on it all day. I kind of love it to death.
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« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2007 01:23:37 AM »

i love taht fabric and your hair!
so pretty
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2007 01:27:30 AM »

thats awesoe , the fabric it amazing , and the hair is great too !
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2007 01:42:34 AM »

Thanks, guys!
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« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2007 04:23:55 AM »

you're right, that fabric is adorable.  and the dress is also.  Looks great on you.
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« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2007 05:08:36 AM »

great job Cheesy how did you ever get your hair like that? it's looks adorable!
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« Reply #6 on: June 24, 2007 06:41:25 AM »

SO cute! The dress + the hair reminds me of Jane Jetson lol
I think I need one of these...
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« Reply #7 on: June 24, 2007 08:06:57 AM »

How fun that you did the whole retro look!  Your hair matches the style of the very cute dress! I love the detail of the waistband insert!  The pleat reminds me so much of the tent dresses that were so fashionable in the late sixties!
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2007 09:24:52 AM »

That whole look with the dress and the 'Sandra Dee' hair is really great!

Wow, when you said minidress, I'll agree, you meant it, but you pull it off perfectly!
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2007 09:56:33 AM »

I'm glad you enjoy it, haha! (The hairstyle is just a general blow dry, some teasing, and of course, a ton of hairspray)

And alwaysinmyroom, I couldn't think of the dress style I was going for and tent dress makes perfect sense! Thank you!
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