Thursday, March 22, 2012

Luck of the (almost) Irish


dress & underskirt: vintage | belt: thrifted | shoes: Forever 21

Well, I'm more than a couple days late...but here's what I wore for St. Patrick's Day! Unfortunately, when these photos were taken, I was in the midst of a 30-hour headache that had actually started the previous afternoon. So, no crazy parties for me - I couldn't even enjoy a celebratory beer because of the medicine. But I decided early on in the day that I wasn't going to let a headache ruin my mood...and I didn't! Chris and I took a nice long walk in the gorgeous weather and enjoyed fresh, homemade juice.

Since I couldn't do stereotypical St. Patrick's Day things, I made an effort to incorporate as much green into my day as I could. So I dug out this dress from my closet (it's so delicate, I'm afraid to wear it too often!), ate an avocado for breakfast, and, of course, took my outfit shots in front of the green door!







Next year, I'll have a lot more to celebrate on this holiday - my mom should have her Irish citizenship! Since her grandmother was born in Northern Ireland, she (and any descendants born after she gets the citizenship) will be eligible to be an Irish citizen. I must confess, I'm a little bit jealous that I can't get it for myself - but who knows, maybe there's a loophole I simply haven't discovered yet...

Did any of you do anything fun to celebrate St. Patrick's Day?


       





photos by Chris

24 comments:

  1. Oh, look at it hung up in the light! So pretty and delicate.

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  2. That dress is so pretty! The color is spot on for spring. Plus it of course looks great with your hair.
    I went home and visited my family for St Pattys Day. It was nice to just relax! I'm excited for tomorrow, I hope it's not rainy then though.

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  3. It's a perfect dress for St. Patrick's day... I love the pale colour and those buttons! I think you might be out of luck on the loophole thing though... five generations is kind of a lot. Maybe someone European on your dad's side (since it's all the same with the EU now)?

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  4. oh gosh, totally loving that green simple dress for any occasion. especially the vintage buttons on the back.
    xo TJ

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  5. cute!!!

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  6. You look so pretty! ^^ That's a really nice dress, colour is perfect for you.


    Satu
    - Indie by Heart

    Ps. My birthday Giveaway :)

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  7. love this shade of green in your dress!

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  8. I love your outfit, its so beautiful!

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  9. that's a really cute dress! love it x

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  10. Mmmkay, I am now experiencing extreme dress envy. Those buttons! That silhouette!

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  11. Just came across your blog this afternoon and wanted to tell you how lovely it is! Great pictures and beautiful clothes! I will be back.

    xoxo
    Lynn

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  12. That dress is amazing! :) xx

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  13. love the dress! color, pattern everything <3

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  14. Umm, could you be any prettier?? I don't think so! Love the green palette with your red hair!!

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  15. I'm in love with this dress and the button detailing down the back. You looked so so pretty for St. Patrick's day. Too bad you couldn't partake in a celebratory beer! You definitely look cute and Irish, though!

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  16. i love your dress!

    georgia
    http://swonderfulgd.blogspot.com/

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  17. what a nice dress! I kind of totally forgot that it was st patricks day when it finally came around, but thank goodness everyone in dunkin donuts was wearing green or i would have been totally oblivious!

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  18. What a stunning dress! I love how it looks with your complexion and hair :) Sorry to hear about your headache!!

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  19. you look so beautiful! love that vintage dress with the super cut buttons at the back! Sorry to hear about your headache - that sounds epic!

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    xxx

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  20. I adore the dress, it looks amazing with your hair colour too!

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  21. These photos are just so so lovely, I have fallen for your blog. All your pretty dresses look amazing. I can't wait to keep up with more posts :)

    Holly
    http://pickleisatreat.blogspot.co.uk

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  22. The dress is amazing! And your photos are absolutely stunning. I'm so jealous of your red hair!

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