February 3, 2012

Slits

Wearing: Friend Of Mine dress, Zara coat and heels, Marcs clutch and friends vintage heirloom ring.

It feels that all I ever do is stock up on adaptable, shell tops or dresses with original quirks. This bright red smock was transformed thanks to the sleek and sly cut out elbow slits. Definitely not the most practical in winter, but small risks are necessary not only for fun but as I am struggling with stretching the contents of my light luggage this week. 

The Manhattan Vintage Fair is on this weekend and I cannot wait for the overdue rummage. If anyone has any more shopping recommendations for New York I would genuinely appreciate it, as my ventures haven't been as successful as I'd otherwise hoped for (sold nearly my entire wardrobe before I left Sydney). If you know of any up and coming labels in the city, intimate boutiques or even 'garage' sales please let me know! 

And another reminder to please share and vote daily for Tuula as 'Newcomer of the Year' in the Bloglovin' Awards here... thank you! :) 

Photos by Margaret Zhang

139 comments:

  1. gorgeous color! love your outfit! enjoy nyc!

    xx
    Glass of Fashion

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  2. Love everything about this outfit! You're gorgeous!

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  3. I`m completely in love with u, Jessica!
    x
    daniastheme.com

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  4. Absolutely fantastic cut of your coat and dress! Love the slits! It gave me good DIY inspiration ;) "... tops or dresses with original quirks." Love it!
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  5. Linda!! Adorei seu look!

    Beijos,
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  6. F A B U L O U S .
    absolutely love the look of this outfit

    <3
    pia
    http://everlightly.blogspot.com/

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  7. The slits are such a pleasant surprise :) Love your pictures, they're so vivid! What kind of camera do you use?

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  8. Wow amazing! please check out my blog sometime http://herlux.blogspot.co.nz/

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  9. this is so cute, i love the shoes, such a bold outfit

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  10. I adore this, love the bright red when it's cold and grey outside..

    A x

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  11. Love the dress and the cut out detail. I wish I lived in Australia so I could get it! I hope you have a great trip to New York!

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  12. absolutely love the dress!
    the slits make it so original and you look incredible amazing it in :)
    also love the contrasting white coat, such a nice touch
    xxx

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  13. So lovely! If you find any awesome vintage stores... please post it on your blog! I am going to NYC next week and I am dying to find an awesome vintage store!! Cheers!
    Pats,
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  14. stunning red color. such a sharp outfit, love:)

    xx
    http://canvasofculture.blogspot.com/

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  15. Just curious- do you ever wear your hair up?

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  16. Beautiful- the colors in this are just fabulous!

    XX Kathryn

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  17. looking sophisticated and fab .... u always manage to add a tough of feminity to ur outfit x x

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  18. Absolutely great and unique dress! Love the opening on the elbows!

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  19. love this look, the dress is gorgeous - and that coat is great too! :) good luck with the awards, am voting for you! :)

    Bridgid x
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  20. Check out my giveaway!
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  21. I've never really been a fan of slits on dresses but you look pretty - not sure I could pull it off though!

    xo
    Ess
    http://thisisess.blogspot.com/

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  22. Very cool dress

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    xx

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  23. I love this! such a beautiful red dress!



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  24. That dress is so so pretty :)

    xo Camilla

    Into The Fold

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  25. love the details on your arms!

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  26. You always look so elegant in pretty much anything;)


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  27. amazing dress! :)

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  28. You look so great!

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  29. red and white looks totally fabulous

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    x

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  30. gorgeous! i love your dress!

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  31. LOVE the outfit :)
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  32. So simple but so lovely xx

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  33. Looove this outfit ! :)

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  34. you look fantastic
    love the dress. and love the jacket. adore the way the colors blend together
    x

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  35. LOVE the red dress! looks amazing with your white coat!

    xxx,

    Fashion Fractions

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  36. This white/red outfit is amazing. Those strict lines is absolutely gorgeous !

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  37. Love the strong colour!!//Check out my blog xx

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  38. Wauw, beautiful look!
    I love the clean lines of this outfit :)
    xoxo www.chicfashionfreak.com

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  39. Amazing!
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  40. Very pretty :) Love the ring stacking! x

    Audrey

    thebeautifulcollector.com

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  41. YOU LOOK FABOLOUS AND SO NEAR TO PERFECTION!
    LOVE YOUR HAIR!
    XOXOXOXOXXO
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  42. I think that is what I adore the most about your outfits- the little quirks in them! But how on earth can you sell your wardrobe?! I just can never let go of my designer pieces! 10 years later and they fall under vintage ;)

    Paola

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  43. Really beautiful!!
    Have a great weekend.
    xo Madeleine
    www.madstyling.com

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  44. Love the simplicity of this outfit! Very pretty!
    xo, Clochet

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  45. me encanta el contraste de rojo con blanco
    guapisima

    thechicmode.blogspot.com

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  46. Love the color on you! What brand is the dress? it reminds me a bit of this Sandro dress:
    http://snakeskinjacket.wordpress.com/2012/01/29/22/

    x L.


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  47. STUNNING. love the dress.
    xo

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  48. So amazing look! I love your blog!

    Helo

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  49. Gorgeous! The sleeves of the dress are so creative ... I love seeing red in you *

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  50. I love the red dress! Really fantastic!

    Tanja

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  51. Love the red dress. Great outfit. Great styling.

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  52. YOu look great, I have a similar dress, i might style it with a white coat too :)

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  53. Such a refreshingly chic! Wanted the white coat from Zara, but they sold out in my size!

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  54. We both really love your style!!
    That dress is great!

    xox,

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  55. This is a great color combination.

    At Number 27
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  56. Friend of Mine stuff always looks splendid. that red dress is gorgeously eye-catching =0
    i just like the idea of elbow slits. and who wouldn't love that classy Zara coat?
    it's a nice pair. almost fitting for most events, and I'm sure it's really warm for the current
    "NY" weather..

    all the best in fashion week, Jess
    Style Hostess

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  57. Gorgeous look - the combination of red, white and black is so chic!

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  58. Your look is stunning! I'll vote for you !! You have a really nice blog :)

    xx

    thepeppymay

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  59. i simply LOVE, ADORE, GET INSPIRED of your sense of STYLE!!!u're such a doll!

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  60. perfect !!!!

    really inspiring, I love it :)

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  61. You got style - no question!
    Love your blog, the way you handle colours, pattern and designs is amazing.
    So maybe you need some more aesthetics in your life?

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  62. Beautiful photos, I love your outfit.

    Have a great weekend!
    xx, Susann
    http://fashioninpepperland.blogspot.com

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  63. amazing outfit! :)

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  64. love the color block, chic dress!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
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  65. lovely dress!
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  66. great outfit. beautiful dress, I love the slit details on the elbow.

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  68. Check out PIXIE MARKET in Stanton Street

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  69. You style is so clean and innovative. Adore. I cast my vote in your direction.

    te amo,
    j
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  70. i like your red dress and the white blazer swits so good on you

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  71. I love the sleeves on the dress. The color in impeccable.

    HauteStandards

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  72. Love the dress and the heels :)

    xxx
    Laura

    http://the-shoe-issue.blogspot.com

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  73. To enquire about the Friend of Mine "Slice Dress" email online@friendofmine.com.au
    or visit www.friendofmine.com.au

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  74. Stunning dress!
    Loving the colors together

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  75. Beautiful photos.

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  76. Great dress! The color is amazing and it fits you perfectly!

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  77. Love the red colour. And your tiny sapphire ring (my birthstone!)

    Is it very cold? I'm packing for NYFW. See ya there! ;)


    x X

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  78. Love the cut out elbow detail on that fabulous dress. Can't wait to see your finds from the Vintage Fair. :-)

    Christie x

    Dark Blue Stripes

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  79. Seriously your style is perfection! Your blog is such a source of inspiration!

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  80. Love the color and the sleeves!

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  81. You inspire me everyday. I love this dress, it's stunning !

    Love,

    S

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  82. I love your blog and your stile!

    Come and check my GIVEAWAY!!!

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  83. Beautiful!! I was wanting this coat! It was sold out in my size though :(

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  84. Gorgeous combination of black white and red~

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  85. magnificent!!!!great dress!
    dp
    http://www.spiritedroute.blogspot.com/

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  86. You look stunning!

    Kisses from HK,
    Nicole

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  87. You are so beautiful! How tall are you? I'm about 6/6'1 and I love it ^^

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  88. absolutely gorgeously put together outfit, so elegant and fabulous!
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    xx

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  89. Uauuuuuuu!!! I love it!
    You are espectacular!
    xoxo

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  90. You look GORGEOUS!

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  91. wonderful !

    xx
    Nolwenn.
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  92. Completly in love with the colors of this look!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

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  93. great pics! pretty!

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  94. You look amazing! So clssy and stylish in that black coat!

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  95. Great clutch ! your nails and dress match perfectly. Pretty !

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  96. amazing combination of the coat & the dress! :) xx

    dreamingthesea.blogspot.com

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  97. Well this just pops in the cool winter! You look great.... AS USUAL!


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    Big Love,
    LSB
    xoxo

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  98. Go to Shareen Vintage - you'll know it's open if the dress is hanging from the fire escape :) I live in LA and go to her shop here all the time... best vintage ever.

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  99. I love the red dress! beautiful blog. I recently open my very own blog, hope you stop by ;)
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  100. Love the colors and the dress!!! And the shoes... And the coat!!!
    Well I guess I love everything about this look!!

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  101. What a beautiful outfit! I love the stylish clean cuts!

    XoXo
    Plami

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  102. I'm in love with the coat.

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  103. That dress is utterly fabulous. So simple and chic and a marvelous color. Great look!

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  104. Awesome, fabulous, great, beautiful, ..... Like always!! xx Fatima

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  105. cool dress. such a great colour

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  106. cant help noticing your hair is gorgeous!

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  107. You could try aritzia? It's a Canadian store but one opened recently in NYC.

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  108. I do the PR for Marcs, thank you for including the bag, it looks great!

    My boss lived in New York for 12 years and his tip is Fabulous Fanny's for Italian vintage sunglasses..

    It's on 9th street between 1st and 2nd.

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  109. You pull off red so well. And Margs is killing it with the photography!

    x

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  110. beautiful girl, you inspire my outfits everyday!

    I'm Sierra Kelly from Young Alumni and I'm hosting a giveaway with a beautiful leather tassel earring. I couldn't resist a chance to pass along the link, i would LOVE to see you wearing it! It's available until Friday and it's just perfect for Valentine's Day :)

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    thanks for all you do girl!

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  111. Just found your blog through Who what where. Beautiful blog and great style!!

    ~Heather

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  112. Love all of it!!! www.casualglamorous.com

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  113. You are absolutely STUNNING! Love your style. I remember you from many years ago where I would add you as my fav. seller on Ebay and watch how quick your items would sell.

    Please visit my blog: misscouturevintagex.blogspot.com

    I'd love to hear your feedback! :) x

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  114. I just randomly stumbled upon your blog for the first time and it's really wonderful. That dress looks fantastic on you!

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  115. Such a simple color combination that is bound to always work well together. I adore the structural shapes of the pieces, it makes the look very sharp and focused.

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  118. Gorgeous! Love that color on you, and the construction of that coat is flawless :)

    -Jani
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  119. You look amazing! :) and great photos in Your latest post :)

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  120. Such a great combination of colors. Outfit is awesome and accessories are too good. Your dazzling looks made these pictures admirable.

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  121. Your pictures are always so stunning. Love the outfit

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  122. This is so sophisticated! Great match of colors.
    You look beautiful

    Elisabeth

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