11.10.2009

Fashion Connotations.

Girl scout or sexy Nazi?

I got both when I wore this dress.
Although I hate the Nazi reference, I can see how someone would associate the two. The dress is from the 40's and is definitely something all those war time ladies would wear, but did he have to drop the "n" word. It totally made me rethink this dress. German nurse perhaps?

Either way, I still love it.

Scouts Honor.

Scouts Honor.

Scouts Honor.

Scouts Honor.

Scouts Honor.

Scouts Honor.

Vintage Dress: Goodwill (hemmed) $4
Knit Belt: Magpie & Birdie $3
Knee Highs: Estate Sale $2
Tstraps: Goodwill $6
Vintage 20's Tooled Purse: Ebay $15
Bow Tie: Estate Sale $2

Thanks so much for all your entries into the giveaway and for all the sweet comments; y'all made my day once again. And sorry I've been such a bad blogger lately. I've been a busy girl, but I promise to get back on track tomorrow (an overdue day off).

Just in case your interested, I'm being featured as a guest blogger on my friend Sharon's blog tomorrow. It would mean the world to me if you came to visit! :)


43 comments:

Corinna said...

my first thought when i saw this outfit was more like "girl scout", even though we're talking about the 40's in germany at the moment. maybe you could wear a black belt with the dress to avoid the "nazi" remarks, because it's a really pretty dress and it would be a shame if you wouldn't wear it because of stupid comments

The Owl's Closet said...

that's such a cute outfit! i would have never associated this dress with nazis, more sexy girl's scout:) i love how u paired it with the knee highs. love it!

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GiKo said...

It's a very cute girly dress. I like it ^^

anita said...

I love it! and I think your blog is one of my favourites ever...

Leah said...

Pretty vintage dress... you look so cute.

Gloria Silvia said...

I just commented your photos on Chictopia ;)
I like your style

My Passport to Style said...

Hi there Starr, adore this post and just to let you know your guest post is up over on My Passport to Style, boy you sure do now how to do juicy vintage posts!!! Sharon xxxxooo

VintageFrantic said...

I like the dress! real girly and it does remined a bit of a girl scout! and besaides the pretty dress I must say that the bels is simply charming! love that little pink bow!

Nadir H. said...

lovely

Amy said...

I just think you look ADORABLE!! This dress is perfect on you- I love it with the knee socks and knit belt! I just can't get over how pretty you always look- you are amazing.

Ooh and great guest post over at Sharon's blog. It was written so well- love it (and I love Sharon's blog so much- she has such wonderful posts!)!

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Amy

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hello lovely said...

i love it! i'm a thrift shopper also, so i love your style! very cute!

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Malu said...

I love your style, really inspiring!
You have a great blog :D

xx



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vintagewithatwist said...

I LOVE this outfit! I have been looking all over for a pair of t-strap heels!

Azalea said...

Thats a really pretty dress. Love how the belt has got that cute ribbon in the center!

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Sher said...

I think you look as cute as a button! The socks with your t-strap heels are the perfect touch:)

You're so pretty!!

Maria Confer said...

Oh, I think it's adorable and not at all Nazi like!!

Very cute find.

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Posh said...

Very nice look, the socks are so cool!

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Mila said...

Oh wow such a pretty outfit!I love it :)
xx

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so adorable, love that dress and those socks!


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Sarah said...

I adore this outfit! The socks and bag are perfect! xx

sarah louise walker said...

Just cos it is khaki does not mean it's Nazi-esque! I can see Girl Scout though. It's actually a maid dress, I think. I have a similar one in my etsy shop. I love the pleats and piping.

Sarah Louise

piglet said...

That dress is gorgeous, definitely more girl scout!
Oh and your socks are so cute, I love them!

Diane said...

this look is absolutely adorable! LOVE that purse!!! great find.

princesspolitico said...

can't believe that dress was only $4! its very dainty especially with the bow. can't wait to see your feature tomorrow :)

xo.
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Mairyliscious said...

your look is fantastic !!!!

dotie said...

Either way it's such an adorable dress..very
pretty indeed ;D

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Eyeliah said...

Yes, it does remindme of 1940s Germany andan amaing movie Black Book actually. :-)

My Passport to Style said...

Hi there Starr,
lovely comments about your guest post, I hope you will come back again one day.Sharon xxx

HoneyBunny said...

That's such a beautiful dress! Love the way ypu dressed it:)

Dylana said...

From far away, there is something girl scouts about this dress, and I really love that! And the color is great for fall!

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Missa said...

How anyone could get Nazi from this is beyond me. I thought Brownie from the first glance! Super cute and I'd order a box of cookies from you anyday ;)

Valencia Lia said...

I love this girl scout look on you! Nahhh,its not one bit Nazi at all.

Really gorgeous dress with that such adorable bow belt,and with those knee socks I really love it all!!

The weekend was a busy one for me too,so don't apologize. I'm too trying hard to catch up with everyone's blogs too. And I've watched Grease,love love love that movie<3

Do want to see your striped skirt ! Do show . big hugsssss

Congrats on your amazing feature too

Giovanna ♥ said...

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Giovanna ♥ said...

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Lara said...

I dont see sexy nazi at all! I think this is a super cute dress! I see Girl Scout more than anything.

Bree said...

beautiful!

Melanie's Randomness said...

Oh this is such a cute lil dress. I like the red in it. People with their nazi comments need to grow up. It's more girl scout, but not really either one. Regardless it looks like you enjoyed wearing it, so that's all that counts. =)

idealscraps said...

It is a very cute dress and I wonder what that kid has been reading/watching to connect it with Nazi Germany. However, I do want to also say I have been wanting to wear knee highs, but the look is hit-or-miss for me. This is a definite hit!

Kass said...

Woah! This dress is totally adorable!!

.mackie said...

lovely dress! I don't see nazi. girl scout, yes. maybe this is guy was trying to flatter you just like the painter guy but instead scared you off! lol.

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