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Take a sad song and make it better

June 1, 2010

I’ve been singing Hey Jude for the past two days now, even passed it on to the boyf. Can’t help it- the Beatles are magical ♥

And any time you feel the pain, Hey Jude, refrain
Don’t carry the world upon your shoulders
For well you know that it’s a fool who plays it cool
By making his world a little colder

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My mom bought this dress for me when I was in high school and I wore it for the first time today. I’ve always meant to give it away but couldn’t part with it because I think it’s pretty. Fitting’s a little dodgy on me though- maybe I could get it altered.

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My aunt in Mumbai made this lace bolero for me two years ago but again I hardly wear this too.

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I tried a braided updo today, I think it’s perfect for summers with pretty dresses, no?

I learnt how to do it from this awesome tutorial only I added two more braids on top because the original braids were too thick and I have layers as well. Simple stuff though.

I love these H & M earrings, they came with a matching bracelet too 🙂

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Hope you’re having a fabulous day ♥ (if you’re not, it’s ok- that’s why we have new days. Precious, remember?)

Comments

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  • Wow stunning! <3 love this, love how you're digging up old clothes from the closet, you look great, I should do the same, I should SO join your challenge! 😀 Old is the new new! 😀
    ps. what an amazing view!!!!!

  • You look so beautiful. I love your hair like that, it looks so elegant but unfussy at the same time. That dress is great on you, I would look so washed out and possibly dead, but you look all glowing and gorgeous.
    I have the same earrings! It's so cool and kinda weird to see someone else halfway around the world with the same stuff as you.
    I also love the Beatles and especially Hey Jude.

  • You look lovely! I love everything about this look, the dress the little bolero, the earrings and the hair!!! One of your best outfits in my opinion!I loved the idea of the challenge of using something old! Think I'll do it! Have a nice week, you're already off to a good start!:)

  • Oooh, I love this look on you!

    Lace Boleros add magic and elegance to a dress. I love mine!

    htpp://www.RebequitasFashionBlog.BlogSpot.com

    xx

  • WOW! All I can say is stunning! You look amazing…and the hair is perfect! I love your old is the new new challenge also…what a fun idea! And I'm not sure how new it is, but I love your new layout, by the way!

  • you look absolutely stunning and beautiful! love the hair do, it´s very simple but elegant. the dress makes you glow 🙂

  • wow you look different. as in good;) hair is lovely. and the view from that balcony i wowoweeeee!!

  • So glad you didn't give this away – it looks great. I always love those hidden gems in my OWN wardrobe! Craziness!

    I love the pattern and details on this. x.

  • You look amazing! I love everything. The lace bolero is gorgeous, as is the print on the dress. Your hair looks lovely too, it really suits you in that style! xo

    http://www.pearlslaceandruffles.com

  • Hi sweetie, you look lovely in this outfit, very romantic! I think the dress could be worked with a tough belt too, showing off your waist and playing up the sheer quality of the dress 🙂
    I am now inspired to braid my hair as well 🙂

    Hope u`re having a great week!

    xoxo Anika
    sweetfacedstyle.blogspot.com

  • Lovely outfit, and I love your hair do!

    http://babyfabzmom.blogspot.com/

  • You look so beautifully elegant! I love it! 😀 <3

  • I love it, especially your hair and that third picture is especially gorgeous 🙂

  • Love the new look of the page too .. Simply love the hair style will try it too… Am one of the regulars now to check on your page 🙂
    Christalina

  • A very elegant and romantic look, love the hair.

  • Love the dress on you! You look so beautiful, your hair makes it all the better! I think so far this is my favorite look our yours. Very soft, feminine and sophisticated!

  • I LOVE the Beatles! I think Yesterday is my favorite:)
    You look so great with your hair up! I should really do that more often. And your bolero is really pretty!

  • magnifique !

  • very beautiful dress!!!!

  • you look absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! I love the hair I have to try that's for sharing the link I love it and you did a great job! I love the dress perfect summer look!

  • you look like a princess! adore and I added you to my blog love list…cuz I love ya!

    xoxo
    jessica kane
    owner/publisher of skorch

    personal fatshion blog | http://www.curvyconfident30something.com

  • Sexy Mama!! Love your hair!!

  • Anonymous

    I like your blog !!
    do not miss my goods , they are very beautiful !!

    acrylic jewelry

    Akoya pearl beads

  • Cynths

    Gorgeous!