Apologies for this week’s lack of posts. I’ve been very busy with Tessa and Ally, which has been an amazing break from the usual work, blog, sit and sew routine. These girls have had us in stitches. Ally is a mini-Kim, and Tessa is just her own person, through and through. I don’t want them to leave! I already tried convincing them that Jet Blue closed down and canceled all flights forever, but they didn’t believe me.

These photos are actually from before the girls got here, though I do have newer photos to post, after they leave. The dress I’m wearing was my first clothing purchase as a New Yorker…or at the very least, as a Brooklynite (I had a short stint in Astoria). I bought it at Beacon’s Closet in Williamsburg, though I’m now more of a Park Slope Beacon’s fan (nicer staff, better quality). Oddly enough, I also bought the shoes at Beacon’s. I wouldn’t pair this dress with those shoes again, but oh well, live and learn:)

Outfit Details:
50s cotton dress – Beacon’s Closet (Williamsburg store)
shoes – Beacon’s Closet (Park Slope store)
petticoat – ebay, 6 or so years ago!
vintage wicker purse – gift from my mom’s BFF, Dawn

love love,
Keiko Lynn

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  1. such a cute dress! i think the shoes go well with the dress- what's your gripe with it? just curious :).
    fantastic blog. i get really inspired here!

  2. I love this pairing a lot, and that dress is gorgeous on you.

    I visited Beacon's Closet last year for the first time when I was in NYC for a visit, and it did not disappoint πŸ™‚

  3. I know what you mean about Beacon's Closet! I live in Brooklyn too, I go to the Park Slope BC a lot more often. But the Williamsburg store is so huge!! Whenever I go there, I just go prepared to spend a few hours in there πŸ™‚

  4. oh my goodness, those shoes….I don't even think I could wear them because I'd never look where I was going as I walked…I'd just stare at them until I ran into a pole or something. Lovely outfit! reminds me of Mad Men for some reason πŸ˜€

  5. the dress is stunning, keiko. and i am also so bummed that i didn't have time to meet up with you when i was in nyc. that place wears me out! i ended up sleeping half the day before leaving for my flight!

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