A Golden Bicycle

July 31, 2013




Today I am featuring this gorgeous dress, courtesy of Sophster Toaster. Can I just start by saying... if you have never been to this Etsy shop, you *must* check it out! Everything from the shop's adorable mascot to the stunning handmade pieces makes this place one of a kind! Miss Melissa, the lovely seamstress also keeps a wonderful blog, so be sure and stop by there as well. You can find her here.

This is the funnest dress ever! I love the girly details- the lace trim, the crystal buttons- I mean really, does it get much better? It really would be perfect for swing dancing. The skirt fans out beautifully when you spin. And of course, you all know I love a good spinning dress- ha! You can find one similar from Melissa here.




I am so happy because I finally made myself buy a mac lipstick! I've been eyeing their cosmetics for the longest time. The price is a bit on the expensive side, but SO worth it! The color is rich, long lasting and it goes on so smooth. Plus it has a wonderful vanilla sent. The color I'm wearing is Lady Danger.




There's some serious California terrain for ya'! It's nice because I usually tend to go with greener locations. In reality most of the surroundings where I live look like this.






Dress: c/o Sophster Toaster
Belt, headband & necklace: Forever 21
Shoes: Payless
Lipstick: m.a.c Lady Danger

I also have some exciting news! I am now offering my blog designing services! If you are interested in getting a full blog makeover or just a few fresh touches, shoot me an email at simplicityphoto96@gmail.com
14 Shades of Grey said...

What a gorgeous dress! The silhouette, the color, the little lace trim... perfect.

The Dragonfruit said...

That dress is absolutely lovely! So gorgeous, I adore the design and color :)

The Dragonfruit Diaries

n said...

I love that lace trim! Gosh, I need to get into sewing again.

Unknown said...

The light blue color is stunning on you!! Love the matching tied bandana ... Very classy! But the whole look is very comfy too. :)

Kristian said...

You look adorable and classy in that mint dress.

Melissa said...

The dress looks great! I love the lipstick too.

Becca said...

Your dress is perfection and that setting is gorgeous! If I had settings like that near my house I would take pictures there all the time. You look stunning in that color!

Ladyface Blog

Delvalina said...

Oh Alex,

Again... your dress is so stunning on you :)
I love the shoes and place as well.
The last picture is so peacefully. I love the light of the sun.

You inspire me as always.


Kati said...

You always look so pretty, I admire your clothes and the way you combine them. That dress is just fantastic and the shoes are so pretty, too!

Have a great day,

Anonymous said...

Teal is SO your color, it looks amazing against your skin and dark hair! This dress is lovely, and I'm definitely going to check out her Etsy store and blog! Your bike necklace is very cute, too :)

Xo, Hannah


Anonymous said...

That mint dress looks amazing against your dark features. Absolutely stunning! And I'm pretty sure I need that bicycle necklace. Yep.

Love, Amy

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous outfit! ADORE the bicycle necklace, quirky and so pretty! Really happy I've stumbled across your ever so lovely blog. I'm now your newest follower on bloglovin' and can't wait to see more! :) x


Joy ~ Doodlebug ~ said...

All of it is so pretty! Love the style and color of the dress, and your headband! :) Your flats and necklace are cute, too. :)

God bless you and have an awesome day! :)
Joy :)

Britt Lauren said...

Great pictures!! I enjoyed them : ) I love the color of your dress.

Kimberley said...

The mint and red colors are so beautiful together! Great pictures! x

Unknown said...

This dress is so beautiful! I love the photos too...stunning :)

Tiffany Ima
Style Honestly

Alexandra Marie said...

Thank you so much! I followed you back on Bloglovin'. Glad to have you following along!

Unknown said...

Wow, love that dress! It's such a beautiful color and it's very flattering on you :)

Harlow Darling said...

You are so flawless and your photos, the settings, everything is just so beautiful! That dress is so cute and summery and mint looks so wonderful on your skin tone. I just love everything about these photos, you are perfect :3

Miss Psycho Cat said...

What a beautiful dress, and I really like your necklace, lovely detail :)

Sara, Swing The Day Away said...

These are so pretty and that dress is perfect! I love the bicycle necklace too. I'll have to check out that Etsy shop!

Klára Recmanová said...

I can´t believe that it´s real photo! You look like dream! :) Really love this outfit! <3
. . .
Dreamer Clara^^

Christine Elise said...

the pictures are amazig! :)

xx chris <3


Alex said...

That necklace is adorable! And I know what you mean about MAC cosmetics. I bought a lipstick for my wedding last summer and it was amazing! I think that vanilla smell they have is my favourite haha.

Whimsy Darling

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Aino said...

The mint dress is gorgeous!
Beautiful location!

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Sammi said...

oh my goodness, this dress is aaaabsolutely stunning. What a great color on you! And I love the beautiful detailing. Just dreamy :)

xox Sammi

Natalia said...

The dress is really pretty, very cute styling!

Paulie Antiques said...

Seriously beautiful model in a great color! Wow! You are so tall and I love your lipstick! :)

love, polly

the littlest polly

Unknown said...

Ahhh aren't you lovely! I love how feminine you are even when you're hair is that short (I have short hair too) - the color is so lovely and I love the balance of quirkiness and femininity in this outfit!


Unknown said...

I want that Bicycle necklace so badly! I love the way you style the dress with it!


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Niki said...

This is so pretty!! I love that dress :) And the necklace is so cute!


AmyNicole said...

Loooove the dress and necklace!! So pretty!!


Batty said...

SO GORGEOUS!! I love the color and that necklace!!

Anonymous said...

I am big on hair accessories and love that you have a matching headband to go with your beautiful dress!! How amazing!

Elana said...

Oh, this dress! It's absolutely gorgeous! I just checked out her shop and I am obsessed already! The pairing of this with the bicycle necklace is perfection.


تحميل برامج مباشر said...

thank you.

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