We all know that I love being obnoxious on holidays, but the best part of Valentine’s Day 2010 is that it fell right in the middle of NYFW. I showed up to Spice Market looking like a walking valentine. Regardless, the outfit got a lot of smiles and we had a great time. It was so nice to catch up with some of my favorite blogger ladies (Erin of Cali Vintage, Rebecca of The Clothes Horse, Kelly of The Glamourai) and the amazing gals behind Modcloth and Chictopia. Our personal table was a lot of fun, with Krystal of What Is Reality Anyway?, Kelly, Carolina Engman of Fashion Squad, Mattias (cofounder of Bloglovin) and Turi of Modcloth. Wow, that was a lot of links. Anyway, we had a delicious and leisurely lunch, stuffed ourselves silly and then went on our way.

Basically, my Valentine’s day was filled with a ridiculous amount of food. I ate a huge lunch and a comparably gluttonous dinner and finished it off with cheesecake. It’s important not to forget what holidays are really all about: eating treats without feeling quite as guilty about it.

Outfit Details:
vintage blouse: courtesy of The Vintage Mistress
vintage dirndl and coat: Beacon’s Closet
tights: courtesy of we love colors
Blimeys shoes: courtesy of Seychelles
bow belt: thrifted
bow gloves: courtesy of Modcloth

What did you do on Valentine’s Day?

Love love,
Keiko Lynn

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  1. This is definitely the best Valentine's Day outfit I've found among the fashion blogs that I find. I totally love it! You did a great job with the holiday wear but not being too obnoxious.

  2. I went to brunch at The Lovin' Cup Cafe, followed by Brooklyn Flea browsing, then going to Babycakes, with a home-made dinner to follow.

    I just realized that both of the places we went out to eat had really Valentines Day appropriate names! I hope you had some nice Bobby time in there as well.

    Let's hang out again soon please!

  3. *new follower πŸ˜€ * I particularly love the ruffley cuffs with the gloves.

    My Valentine's Day was boring: church, Chinese New Year food, studying, needlepoint and knitting. Very un-Valentine's Day.

  4. Penelope Nightingale: Thank you! I definitely take that as a compliment:)

    Diana: Thank you! Red is one of my favorite colors to wear.

    Charmalade: I didn't take any pictures! I am the worst blogger ever. Sometimes when I'm having a good time, I forget to capture the moments. I'm hoping there are other pictures floating around.

    Dip-tea: Welcome! Thank you for following…I hope you enjoy:)

    Draft of Vintage: Confection is a nice way to put it…it did remind me of a sweet treat. Thank you:)

    Dodo: thank you!

    Ollie Otson: Thanks so much! Childish I am:)

    Debbie: Thanks for following! I hope you like the blog.

    Chaucee: Thanks so much! I wish I had pictures of everyone from that day…I totally forgot to take out my camera.

    Lisa: Girl scout cookies sounds like the best part. I loooove girl scout cookies.

    Holly: Yes, let's! What are you up to this weekend? I think Kim and I might go to Beacon's in Williamsburg this weekend. Also, babycakes is next to Fringe, where I get my hair done:)

    Kate S: I forgot it was the Chinese New Year until I saw the parade!

    Samantha and Tara: these are from modcloth but maybe you could add some handmade bows to regular gloves?

    To everyone I missed: thank you!

  5. you look perfect for valentine's day in this outfit. that vintage blouse with the ruffles near the neck is stunning. πŸ™‚

    and it was so amazing to meet you at the sheila frank show!

  6. Stephanie: Now I want to watch Chitty Chitty Bang Bang again! I haven't seen it in so long.

    Jen: Thank you! It's one of my favorite tops:) And it was so nice to meet you!

    Amy: How fun to have a photographer husband. I love all of the photos. As for the gloves, I'm so jealous of the ones with the little scalloped hem!

  7. Aww this is so cute! For Valentine's Day my boyfriend visited and…helped me with my homework and housework, hah. But when you're long-distance for most of the year, mundane everyday activities are such a blessing! We did make time to go out for a nice dinner though.

  8. Yes, I think Valentines is ALL about dressing up and food (oh, and love of course!). My boyfriend made me blueberry syrup pancakes, then we went to a French restaurant and had a 5 course tasting menu. I was still full over 24hrs later!!
    Love the outfit, btw!

  9. You and your boyfriend are stunners! Hope you guys had a great valentine's day. BTW, they did an amazing job on his sleeves and the tattoo on his right side.

    <3 Margaret

  10. I am so happy I started reading your blog! You are absolutely adorable and completely inspire me. I especially love your holiday outfits as I am a HUGE fan of holidays myself. You look like an adorable Alice in Wonderland queen of hearts.

    P.S. I bought the "Keiko Lynn" dress from ModCloth and it's by far my favorite dress!

  11. Hello love. This outfit is quite lovely. I was thinking about purchasing those Seychelles shoes you have on and was wondering how they run. I have been getting mixed reviews on how they run. I'm a 6.5/7 and people are either saying they run really small or they are true to size. Please let me know. Cheers!

  12. It was so good to finally get to meet you in person! I had almost forgotten it was Valentine's Day until I saw your festive (and adorable) outfit! πŸ™‚

  13. Amazing outfit!! I have to design a dress for class today with a collar and sleeve. I really like the collar and sleeves on your dress so might do something similiar…thanks for the inspiration. I was stuck!


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