Monday, August 11, 2014

Not Your Mama's Prom Dress

...except that it is. That's right, I'm wearing my mom's prom dress in this post and I can prove it right here (yep, and that's my dad too). A few years ago while my mom was cleaning out closets, we came across this dress and naturally, I had to try it on. It fit perfectly so my crafty mama suggested we make some alterations and here it is as you see it below! I love this extra special dress with its velour corset top, floral print and lace. And the best part? It has POCKETS! Dresses with pockets are the best - seriously! Not to mention that it is the perfect color for the end of summer/beginning of fall.

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26 comments:

  1. Super cute dress on you....the color is amazing!!!

    Rebecca
    www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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    1. Thanks Rebecca, isn't it perfect for autumn?? I love this dress!

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  2. Very cute dress! Nice blog!
    http://www.fabuloustorture.blogspot.com

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    1. Hi, Andrea! Thanks for stopping by our blog!

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  3. That dress is absolutely darling on you! So cool that you were able to repurpose your mom's prom dress!

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    1. Thanks, Lauren! I was so excited to wear it!

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  4. That is a great dress! So resourceful! My moms clothes are nowhere to be found. ( her older stuff), love the burgandy color.
    from the link up,

    please stop by, jess

    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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    1. Thanks, Jess! This is the only item of her old clothing that she kept all these years - wish she had more though!

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  5. gorgeous dress! its so fun! love the mix of fabrics on it! so cute!

    kelseybang.com

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    1. Thanks, Kelsey! And you can't really tell in the pictures but the floral print has little bits of lilac mixed it - it gorgeous!

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  6. Kacie- super super cute dress..and how cool is it that your mom wore it?? I love the velvet corset detail!!
    xoShannon
    www.onestylishmom.com

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    1. Thanks, Shannon! I think the velvet corset bodice is my favorite part. Thanks for stopping by our blog!

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  7. That is ADORABLE! Seriously cute. And I always always always look for dresses with pockets! I mean...why SHOULDN'T a dress have pockets? The need for pockets does not change depending on whether you're wearing pants or a dress. Pockets are essential. Score :)

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    1. YESS, I completely agree! I guess they just don't make dresses like they used too... :)

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  8. So cute, I love the detail on the top! That's awesome that you were able to alter and reuse your mom's dress! You're right, it's the perfect color for end of summer/ early fall.
    Tiffany
    www.stylestealsandstilettos.com

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    1. Thanks, Tiffany! I'm wondering if I might be able to wear it again this fall with some kind of booties...we shall see. :) Thanks for stopping by our blog!

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  9. That is so fun! How awesome is it that you are able to rewear it?!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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    1. I had so much fun wearing this dress and being able to tell the story behind it! Thanks for stopping by Regally Soled!

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  10. So pretty! ;)

    God bless,
    XO, Claire
    Http://www.littlemissfashionqueen.blogspot.com

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  11. Love this dress! The velvet and the lace are so beautiful! I love that it was your mama's too- that makes it extra special!

    Lindsey
    Thrift and Shout

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    1. Thanks, Lindsey! The corset bodice is probably my favorite part of this dress. Thanks for stopping by our blog!

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  12. SO cool. Love the updates you made to the dress- and I love that this piece is getting some wear after all these years and still looking super cute. :)

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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    1. Thanks, Ashley! I was super fun to wear :)

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  13. What a beautiful dress. I love that it was your mom's and you made it work so perfectly for you. It's my belief that every dress should have pockets! :-) I'm stopping by from the link up (Living in Color Style) and I look forward to exploring your blog.

    NCsquared Life

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    1. Dresses with pockets are definitely amazing! Thanks for stopping by our blog, Nikki!

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