Sunday, September 11, 2011

'A [Dress] Fit For the Gods'


I watched and watched this beauty at Anthropologie for months.  When I first tried it on the zipper broke, and I slightly panicked for fear of having to have the attendant come and help me out of it, but after 10 minutes, I finally manged to wriggle out of it. 

That put me off. For $358, the zipper should not be so cheap.  Fast forward a couple of months later, and a couple of hundred dollars less, the dress is now my own. Of course I had to get the zipper fixed because all the dresses on the rack had broken zippers, so I just negotiated a better price, threw it in the cleaners and for $20 the zipper is new again.  SCORE!




What I'm Wearing:
Dress: Mara Hoffman via Anthropologie
            Orig.: $358.00
            Paid: $130.00
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
Necklaces: Juicy Couture, A Peace Treaty



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75 comments:

  1. that is one gorgeous dress! you look fab :)))

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  2. Great outfit and photos!! I love that color blue :)

    xx
    rebelrousher.blogspot.com

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  3. wow just fab I love this dress you look amazing

    xoxo
    jeimy

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  4. I love the dress, and the Jeffrey it's amazing.;)
    I'm following your blog. Follow me back?
    Kiss <3

    http://affairesdacarla.blogspot.com

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  5. what a great deal on that dress!! it's gorgeous!

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  6. your style is awesome, love the shoes!

    I'm in a modeling competition and need as many VOTES as possible...Voting starts tomorrow at 5PM! So please please if you have some free time help me out it would mean the world to me...you can vote as many times as you like the more the better!!!

    xo Emma

    www.fromcitytocity-emm.blogspot.com

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  7. Btw tried to vote for you, but how do I vote!!! Do I just Like the picture on facebook???

    hugs

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  8. Loving the dress.. great shoes btw!

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  9. your accessories are always on point! Love the dress!

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  10. Great dress, you definitely know how to bargain. I prob would have left it alone given the zipper, never thought of replacing it. Great eye ;-)

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  11. That's a sweet deal and the dress is
    so adorable!
    Good find.

    xx Tribal Fox Vintage

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  12. I Love that dress and the shoes...You look Great!!!

    Piksty :-)

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  13. Gorgeous dress & what a bargain too xoxo
    http://www.intotheblonde.com/

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  14. Unbelievably chic as always my dear.

    Kisses from pepa:X
    http://therubberdoll.com/

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  15. LOVE THE DRESS!

    www.fatandfierce.com

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  16. Beautiful pictures...as always! You look amazing in it with your gorgeous figure. I like Anthropologie. However, I find it odd how they have great prices on tops but dresses are super expensive. Thank goodness for sales! :)

    www.ravenhaireddoll.blogspot.com

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  17. i love your heels! great combination of all pieces!
    xo


    ♥ Heels Are My Drugs ♥ :
    www.heelsaremydrugs.blogspot.com

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  18. You have such a perfect style! Love every detail!
    Thanx for your comment! I already follow you for a long time:)
    xxo
    Eva

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  19. You're so good at finding bargains! :)
    Love the dress - it's common that even top designers use shitty zips and things.. :/ Sucks though especially when YOU are paying for it!
    You're rockin' that dress and JC's!

    xx

    http://aprilialove.com

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  20. All the dresses in the rack had broken zips?oh my and that's antrhopologie.
    Good that you were able to fix it at a cheap price and to buy it saving a lot of money! I love it!
    Xx
    http://dontcallmefashionblogger.blogspot.com/

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  21. wow i like this dress!!! xoxo
    http://theshopaholicnextdoor.blogspot.com/

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  22. cute,
    glad you were able to neg and fix the zipper!

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  23. Great dress!You were so lucky to get it cheaper after a couple of months, when I decide to wait and think about buying something, it's almost never in the shop when I go back!

    http://maiubcn.blogspot.com/

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  24. Great buy. I hate when things I love are expensive and have unintentional imperfections. You look amazing in this dress I love.

    De,

    Fashion Nostalgia

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  25. what a great dress but yeah for that much money you would think it would be better constructed. Glad you were able to get a much better price.

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  26. Good bargain in the end. I think that dress was always ment to be yours.
    I love how it fits you.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  27. The dress the shoes... I love them. Great combination girl!!!
    Bisou Anna

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  28. Hi pretty, voted for U! :)

    Voting starts TODAY at 5PM Dallas time, NY 6PM! You can vote as many times as you like the more the better! More info posted :)

    xo Emma

    www.fromcitytocity-emm.blogspot.com

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  29. i know this post was about your dress but i couldn't help but notice your shoes love them great blog now following :-)

    achichabit.blogspot.com

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  30. Wow you are stunning! I love your dress. It is so beautiful.
    And thankyou for your comment on my blog! :) I would love if we followed eachother as you suggested! :) I am following you now.
    Love and-mary.blogspot.com

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  31. Beautiful look! Love the dress, the necklace and ah those amazing shoes! Great pictures!:) xxx

    www.polkalike.blogspot.com

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  32. wonderful outfit!!! love your top and shoes:)

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  33. I loved this dress the moment I saw you wear it during one of our lunches. The tribal pattern really makes it one of a kind while the solid half gives it a lil polished look. You look wonderful as always. I can't wait to see what you wore for FNO since I missed out :(

    xoxo

    Cinderella's Closet NYC

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  34. Wow, this dress is amazing. You look beautiful!

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  35. Thank you for your kind comments on my blog, yes I would love for us to follow each other!
    Great style, nice to see a girl who knows it doesn't take a fortune to look good!

    xo
    Missy
    www.popofstyle.com

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  36. Gorgeous dress. I love that blue color

    denizsaatcioglu.blogspot.com

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  37. The dress...the boots...the price...perfect!!;) The look is fab...as usual.
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  38. Cute dress! It was definitely worth the stalking ;)

    xo,Cortnie
    http://stylelustpages.com

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  39. OMG, those shoes....I am dreaming...

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  40. I love what you wear
    you are all lovely

    all these colors go well and you marry them great

    you are really beautiful beautiful

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  41. You look so nice!! I love that dress, and it is awesome you got it for cheaper and fixed it up!!
    Your shoes ith it are perfect.

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  42. beautiful photos !
    this dress is gorgeous ! looks amazing on you :)

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  43. walking here with a smile. take care.. have a nice day ~ =D

    Regards,
    http://www.lonelyreload.com (A Growing Teenager Diary) ..

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  44. the shoes are to die for.following you now.please follow back if you like my beauty and fashion blog. :)

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  45. I looveee, love, love those booties! <3

    xoxo,

    Bonnie

    http://flashesofstyle.blogspot.com

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  46. I love this dress :D You look so good!

    http://fashionismyway.blogspot.com/

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  47. Ce blog est toujours aussi intéressant! J'ADORE!!!!
    Les photos et les looks sont magnifiques!
    Mélanie (pour les amoureuses de vintage : http://fripesketchup.wordpress.com/)

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  48. Such an amazing pair of heels! xx

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  49. Thank you for your nice and kind comment! I agree, it would be a good idea to follow each other! :)

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  50. sweet dress...love the detail on the bodice! i wish i had the patience to wait...i need instant gratification!!

    [oomph.]
    Blogaversary Giveaway

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  51. Again, you look just amazing and as i said before, you are always the best Anthro model :)

    http://foreverunderstated.blogspot.com/

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  52. Great combo!!Love your blue skirt and your jewels!
    I'm following you, can you please follow me back?
    Thank you!!

    http://f-frames.blogspot.com/

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  53. Thanks for stopping by my blog! You have a lovely blog here and I just adore your sense of style! Great steal with the Anthro dress - you're so right, for over $300 the zipper should NOT break...luckily all their things go on sale these days since their prices are wack!
    LOVE your shoes in this outfit btw :)
    And yes! I'd love to follow each other, clicking the button now... :)
    http://somethingoldmeetssomethingnew.blogspot.com

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  54. I'm back dear and i already voted for you... many as possible is better :)
    You have this way to score the best label clothes with a lot of discount. Even the heels i'm so in love right now!beijosss

    htt://www.cougarvintage.blogspot.com

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  55. Gorgeous! Love love love this dress!

    Erin
    www.simplyjustlovelyblog.com

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  56. I love this! Your shoes are awesome!!

    Best,
    Nicole http://www.vantagepointvintage.com/blog/

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  57. love them booties!!!!!!

    darkolivee.blogspot.com

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  58. That is an awesome dress and for the price you paid, totally worth it! I hate it when a pricey item uses cheapo zippers...glad you were able to get it fixed :D

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  59. love your shoes! you look amazing! you would think that at that original price, the zipper wouldve been perfect. Glad you got it fixed though
    www.sugarfilledcloset.com

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  60. you look gorgeous! i'm loving that dress on you. it's stunning. and of course your shoes are to die for!!!

    spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  61. I always say- right things are waiting for us!! This dress was meant to be yours!;( U look excellent in it, great details, great attitude!!;) Have a lovely day my girl!
    kisses
    Jelena (http://glamfabchameleon.blogspot.com/)

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  62. like the color of your skirt!! matches very well with your JC :)

    xoxo

    http://sweetfashionsweet.blogspot.com

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  63. You make the coolest fashion choices! Beautiful dress, I love its pattern and figure:) And your accessories are always so distinct:) And you do have so many!!

    Kisses!
    Chrysa
    Stories and Sequins

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  64. i love your posing! (as well as on your other posts!)

    btw followed your blog - now it's your turn :)

    www.koolaola.blogspot.com

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  65. Great look! Your freakin' accessories are so amazing! Loved how you paired the long tribal necklace with the juicy one!

    Werd!
    xo Victoria
    www.thriftjuice.com

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  66. Loving the shoes and accessories you got on.....:)

    www.sharzville.wordpress.com

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