Tuesday, August 24, 2010

the hot tub's too hot

08-23-1008-23-10
modcloth blushing ambition dress, vintage loafers + sunglasses

Classic example of always wanting what you can't have: a couple days ago I was complaining about how cold it's been all summer and today I am reduced to one big pile of sweat in 90+ degree weather. I finally got to wear my namesake dress from Modcloth with this change in weather but still, why couldn't it go from 60s to upper 70s instead of jumping 30 whole degrees in a few days? Yeah, yeah, it could be much worse but jeeeeez. I'm just not used to this. I can't even form full sentences.

Wore this out to get ice cream and shop around Hayes Valley for a little. Brent bought a pair of awesome woven YMC oxfords while I oogled these Rachel Comey booties at Gimme shoes. One positive thing about the heat? My inability to spend money and buy any new clothes or shoes when all I wanted to do at that moment was to take everything off and lay around in an air conditioned room. If this weather continues into the school year I am going to pull a tantrum à la Zack Galifinakis: "IT'S NOT FUN WHEN IT'S SO HOT!!"

ETA: I look way too happy in these photos. I think it was the 6:00pm breeze that was rolling in, holy shit that felt so good. I just can't function in the heat, that's why I live in the bay area after all...

08-23-1008-23-10

110 comments:

Rania said...

you look adorable.

FASHION SNAG said...

That dress is so cute!

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Kerri @ OldLadyChic said...

I love that dress! Looks great on you.

Eli said...

when I was there two weeks ago I was dying when it was 60 degrees so I can only imagine how nice it finally feels!

Monique said...

This color looks perfect on you. I like the length and cut of this dress. Cute details, the contrasting buttons on the straps and the belt accent the dress perfectly.

Jennifer said...

The unbearable heat here in the NYC region was why I spent about 90% of this summer holed up in my bedroom (the only room in my apt. with AC). I highly recommend it as a way to cope with the heat!

Quiet Eyes said...

I love the dress! You look cute in it.

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Amy said...

Gorgeous.

Fate said...

you look adorable and that dress is amazing!

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HAYLEY said...

Super cute! Your namesake dress looks great on you. We're having an absurd heat wave in LA too...it's like summer finally decided to rear it's sweltering head.

Went to Porto's today in Burbank because I was in the area and remembered that post you made a few weeks ago and how I drooled over those photos for hours. Got the...Cubano I think? And I have to say, I think I just found my new favorite café, thanks to you and your foodie pics. The guy even gave me two free pastries because it was my first time ;)

x.
threadbearer.blogspot.com

Anonymous said...

I live where the weather is in the 90s and sometimes above 100 all year around. Trust me, you never get used to it!

Emilie said...

Okay well, I do empathize in the sense that 90 is way too hot. But it has been miserable on the East Coast, at least where I am. Rainy and what-not. I like the dress though--Was it your design or was it designed with you in mind? I wasn't sure how that worked. And I always like your sunglasses.

Lisa Tustin said...

That dress is amazing! I love modcloth. So many cute things :)

xox

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Hannah said...

Haha that's pretty funny. According to my google calculations, that's not that hot. Ok, it's hot, but no-one is quite as shocked in Australia when it hits that temp. I am thankful I moved back to brisbane, because I used to live in a place where a light breeze was winter.
The dress is lovely btw, very ladylike!

ShoesForDessert said...

You look adorable in that dress! Rightfully so - it is your namesake dress! I especially love the back view, and your hair just compliments it. We actually finally had a chilly day where I live!

raven said...

Mmmhmmm look at miss Dora-no-more. Got that hair + your namesake dress workin' gurrrrrrrrl.

*snap. neckroll. snap*

Doremy Diatta said...

cutie. patutie.


come by soon,
The Ballon Rouge

Kirsty.Billie said...

So Gorgeous!

xx Black Adder Fashion
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The Velvet Bow said...

This dress is stunning, that colour suits you so well!

chinchillakwak said...

very nice, very nice, especially the lovers

Siri Ofstad said...

Love the dress, and I love love love your blog! Keep up the good work :D

Dani said...

nothing wrong with looking happy, aha. the dress looks super cute on you! :)

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Laura Gerencser said...

Cute dress!!!

Emily//The Lesser Panda said...

you look ADORABLE! love that dress!

mariel elisa said...

love the length of that dress and i wish i had those sunglasses

Sobrina Tung said...

I know what you mean about the heat! It was 100 degrees in San Jose today -- totally melted. It was so good to meet you on Friday!

Diana said...

Cute dress. I always love a sweetheart neckline.

P.S. Your photo was snapped at the NG x Lookbook.nu IRL party:
http://blog.shopnastygal.com/2010/08/24/how-nasty-gals-guys-party-irl/

Berglind said...

I´m with you. I love living in SF for the weather but oh men this heat is nuts, I can´t function in this. All I did today was go to the mall to be in the AC.
You look lovely in the dress :)

Anonymous said...

and btw it was over 100 at some point in the city today, CRAZY

Rhain Hollis said...

loveeee your blog, i've been reading it forever! congrats on getting a dress named after you, that's awesome.
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LUU H. said...

you looks so great in the dress !

Michelle Elaine said...

the hot & fun quote immediately makes me think of pharrell's new song hot & fun ;)

KeepItFvncy,
M.E.

Olive said...

pretty dress!
i love your belt :)

Anonymous said...

Hey Girl Hey,
I saw you the other day, on Valencia, in that dress. Which I think is very cute.I was thinking "Seeing the blogger you follow is like breaking the law"
Keep being awesome.

Shelby said...

in that second photo at the top you look like your are going to burst into tears! so cute.

monA.mie ♥ said...

So beautiful!
The Dress & you fits perfect together.

xoxo

Mani said...

At least you still look good in the heat! That dress is pretty :D

Style_Pursuit said...

A bit retro and incredibly cute, what's not to love! Modcloth dresses are always amazing! :o)
You look lovely!

x

KcomeKarolina said...

oh my!!! this dres is F:A:B!!!!
xoxo from rome
K.
http://kcomekarolina.blogspot.com/

Sarah said...

this is soo rockabilly cute!

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lellow said...

your smile is beautiful :-)
.
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me-lellow

Kim said...

I love that you have a dress named after you :) cool!

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Gela said...

oh, it's that dress! i think it's so perfect that they named it after you! pretty & simple. :) and you're looking good despite the heat!


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behindblueeyes said...

omg YOu look so lovely!
cute dress


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chrysso said...

absolutely LOVING this dress - it is adorble. ck :) x

Velvet said...

That hairdo suits you! And you are totally adorable in the dress. I love the shape of the neck.

Chica said...

adorable as always ;D the dress really suits you!

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Carina said...

Mmmm adorable dress!

Carina

Sundari said...

I can't stand Australian summers either. It's too much sometimes. But that dress definitely looks perfect for the weather!

elspeth angharad said...

I love the vintage loafers! So cute! xx
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alison said...

That dress looks perfect on you, love the little belt that goes around. And the weather...oh, the weather...haha, I finally got use to the humid muggy weather in NY and then all of the sudden it drops down to October weather and then on top of it it's raining everyday. I guess gradual isn't part of the weather's vocabulary.

Sher said...

Your namesake dress is too adorable, just like you. Hope it cools down for you soon:)

xx

Jennifer - Stylish Clin d'Oeil said...

Very lovely and very pretty! This hairstyle suits you very well with this outfit!

denise said...

vurrrrrrry cute. your hair is looking good tooo!

TheFashionAddict said...

adorable!

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Dress up scientist said...

So cute. That is the perfect dress for ice cream.

Jadey said...

ah you are gorgeous!

Saoirse said...

oh I loooove that dress! You look stunning!

Saoirse said...
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van kunder said...

There is so much goodness here!

Anonymous said...

Love the dress!!

I'm not sure if you've heard about Bar Agricole yet, but since you're SF foodies I thought I'd give you a heads up :) It's supposed to be fantasic!

Little Woman said...

Super cute. Love it!

Bad Taste Toast said...

You look so pretty and cute despite the heat! And wow, another one of my favourite bloggers has an own Modcloth dress. I love how they name dresses after bloggers, that's such a cool thing! :)

Amandine said...

Yeah you rock!
You look so beautiful and so funny!
I'm happy cause like me you have skinny legs but your belly, your shouders and your arms are more "chubby". Indeed, on my opinion we looks like British girls! (I'm french aha :p but shhhh ^^)
Wholesale, you remove my hangs up! Tx you so much!
Keep up the good work!

Anthea said...

Your dress is just beautiful! I must get one!

Sera Pie said...

I love the dress!

GrlsGotStyle said...

adorable, as always! i also just ate the most delicious pistachio macaron ever and it made me think of your blog!

Catherine Catarina Au Jong said...

you look soo soo fresh and cute in the picture
match you really well

love.
Etinology

Joon. said...

You look so classic and adorable! I love this dress!

Curiouser and Curiouser said...

hey, have put you as my top blog read this week! check it out - www.most-curious.blogspot.com xx

Emily and Abigail said...

such an adorable dress!! the straps are so cute :)

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Siri said...

What size is your striped T by Alexander Wang shirt ?

MAUD said...

ah, you are just too pretty for words.

i hate the heat too; it makes everything absolutely unbearable.

Jada C. said...

The heat is the worst! :/ That's why I enjoy living in the East Coast...it gets cold over here! I really love your dress :]

www.teenvegetariansoul.blogspot.com

dearleila said...

cute dress. i love those rachel comey booties, too!

ps-my a/c has been on alll day..

Mici Milovaného said...

this dress is so lovely and it fits you great! I like how happy you look at those pics!

MELISSA Z. said...

adorable dress, you look fab! <3

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Morgan. said...

That dress is so cute! I love its 50s style cut & sweetheart neckline :)

หåи∂ said...

those are the cutest photos ever! nice haircut! and lovely dress!!!

rinacatastrophe said...

Haircut looks great on you! I recent cut mine all off too, but I just look looked like Bruce Lee for a couple of weeks. The dress is adorable, enjoy the great weather while it lasts!

-rina
www.thelatesttoughs.blogspot.com

Marinka said...

I love this dress

Beckerman Girls said...

Love the dress! You look stunning!!
Lookin good n stayin cool!!
xoxox
Love,
The Beckerman Girls

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Jen Hammer said...

I should probably move somewhere where it's cooler, because I also hate the heat. You look lovely as always. Werk it

Lisa said...

I love the dress, looks so cute!

x

foreignfashion.blogspot.com

Anna Pope said...

Guh, hot summer weather gets under my skin too, pun intended. You would not like living in my city, it hits 40 degrees Celsius in the summer :P

You look gorgeous as ever :)

Anaïs said...

This is so Cute :D

monkeyandsquirrel said...

that is just the perfect little dress for some ice cream getting... adorable!

Ishka said...

Loverly (My Fair Lady) dress. J'adore ca.
JAR OF PICKLES

Ishka said...

Loverly (My Fair Lady) dress. J'adore ca.
JAR OF PICKLES

Olga said...

haha! Love your take on the heat wave.
Not that we live too far from the bay area but I am still shocked to hear how hot it got there, it being the place we usually go to escape the heat here in Sacramento. Dude. Glad its over!

joana said...

and you do look gorgeous

Anonymous said...

lol mcdonalds. luxirare agrees with you

Danielle said...

adorable dress!

Saraswatie Puteri Sanjaya said...

i love your denim dress look so pretty and sexy in you

Antonio Barros said...

adorable!!!! I love the blog!

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franca maisha said...

ahw this is such a cute dress!!

xx
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Monique said...

What an adorable dress!! You look fantastic doll!
xo M

Anonymous said...

Super adorable! love the belt addition.

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Dolls Factory said...

Lovely as always.
I'm so glad we'll follow each other.
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LM said...

wow! you're so sweet :)
we love your blog and we follow you!
a big hug from thefashionscream.blogspot.com

Rakel said...

I adore MODCLOTH thanks to you because i would have never known such a great thing until i creeped your blog :)
the dresses are amazing!
thank you again.

gorgeous pictures and fab dress

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Elina said...

You look gorgeous as always :-)!

typepeace said...

beautiful dress absolutly gorgeous
xoxo

Trop Rouge said...

oooh this is so adorable. I always love your posts!

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