Monday, February 13, 2012

what i wore :: purple people eater

:: head to toe ::
glasses :: Warby Parker
dress :: thrifted
belt :: thrifted
brooch :: thrifted
tights :: Target
boots :: thrifted

As you can see, I got into the scissors again. I think I am finished with home haircutting for awhile because I am finally happy with my haircut! I got rid of most of the dead ends and now I am actually able to just squish in some curl enhancer and let my hair air dry. It's perfect! Although now I am starting to get the colour change itch again. I clearly have a problem.

I painted my nails yet another version of the zig zag nails that Kaylah and I posted. I go through phases with painting my nails. Right now I am in the "paint them almost everyday" phase. There are just so many possibilities and great nail tutorials out there.

This dress has one of the best necklines I've come across and even though it's a little on the large size (I seriously need to alter this thing) I love to wear it. I have a stack of things in my sewing area that need new buttons, buttons sewn back on, restyles and other minor alterations. It's just one of those jobs that never get priority. At least I know I'll never run out of things to keep me busy!

♥elycia

47 comments:

  1. THOSE TIGHTS ARE FROM TARGET?! Eeeek! I NEED them.

    That brooch is fabulous!

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    1. yep! I got them back in December though i and they were mega clearance. As in my friend's sister found them on the floor and said "hey, this looks like something you would wear"
      They might have similar ones still though!

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    2. well poop! Maybe since it's so close to valentines day they'll have some though!

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  2. I love your new hair! It's awesome! Mine is so thick I can never get it to do the cute-curly-got-out-of-bed look. I just look like I've been dragged through a bush backwards!

    The photo of your boots on your rug is awesome too! Great photo!

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  3. Aw, you look like a sweet stick of lavender! That dress is a delight!

    Lauren
    http://tasteslikelove.blogspot.com

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  4. Your hair is so cute it's like awesome cartoon hair with the little curls ahhhh!

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  5. Ahh your hair looks stunning!!! And that neckline and those tights are freaking awesome! Love this outfit post!
    Luvluv
    Sway

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  6. Oh gosh I have so much stuff I need to fix or alter, but I never get around to it.

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  7. so sweet.. way to chop it to a CUTE cut.. I hack away at my own hair too ;o) My first thought of yours was 'maggie gyllenhaal' hairstyle from the movie "Stranger than fiction"... love it!
    I keep getting the itch to chop (whenever I try to grow it out).. so right now I live in a toque! ;o)
    happy early valentines sweets!
    xo
    Mel
    needle and nest

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  8. Your hair looks adorable! I wish I could cut my own hair, it would make life so much easier. I love your nails too. I've never painted my nails before, I don't think I would know what to do with myself. I love the purple though!

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  9. Your hair looks great! I know that itch to color well... I finally got it to a light, light blonde, but I'm steering clear of the bleach for a while.. lol... at least till my roots need a touch up! I also know the turmoil of cutting when I've been wanting to grow. :) Love those tights, those are ubercute!
    http://worldofmelisstress.blogspot.com/

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  10. Nice work on the haircut! You should see how I butcher my hair sometimes. And then I phone the salon and have to admit I cut my own hair and they get all mad at me, hahaha.

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  11. That neckline is amazing! Why don't we see more of that around? It is so flattering on you.

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  12. Target has heart shaped tights?!?! Where the heck have I been??? Those are SUPER cute!!! and so are you!! I love this dress, that neckline is out of this world awesome!!

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  13. I love your hair!

    http://madnessanmusings.blogspot.com/2012/02/monday-madness.html

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  14. love this outfit and your hair looks great!

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  15. Your hair and nails are so cute!

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  16. I just love you. That's all there is to it. You are a treasure beyond measure. Cheesiest comment ever. Judge all you want.

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  17. stunning tights and gorgeous boots

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  18. the neckline (!!!!!) so so so good.

    i love your nailpolish as well and definitely will be trying this next time i paint my nails...or the scallop tips, you're right there are SO many fun tutorials out there right now. awesome! i love painting my nails too.

    i love those tights! what target did you go to?? (sad canadian face...lol)

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    1. I went to the one in Buffalo. We need to hurry up and get Target in Canada :)

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  19. Oh my gosh, I love those tights! Jealous :)

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  20. I love this dress, so pretty. it reminds me of the dresses we used to wear for primary school in the summer, super cute! x
    http://jothestrange.blogspot.com/

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  21. I love the hair! Such a flattering cut.

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  22. Ahhhhhhhh those boooooots!! Haha. Awesome outfit! Loving the nails!

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  23. Super cute. Love the tights and the cow boy boots. And your clipboard wall art is pretty cute.

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  24. Go back to light, bright colours! Dark hair suuucks.

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  25. I really love that colour combo on your nails. Your hair is super cute. I wish my hair did something other than grow; it's super straight, and grows super fast. A blessing to some, but I can't hold a curl to save my life!
    -Nicole
    Check out my giveaway on my blog!
    Knit, Nicole, Knit!

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  26. I'm still so waiting until that magical moment I find the perfect pair of vintage cowboy boots...in my size while thrifting :)> Keep your fingers crossed for me. :) You look darling....I always love your style and I think your hair looks so sweet! Hearts, janna lynn

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  27. AH i love your hair! what curl enhancer to do you use?! It is so stinking cute and looks super easy! Plus, i want your bangs! (they're called fringe in the UK, what does Canada call them?) if i could chop off your hair and put it on my head, i would. Thats not creepy at all...

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  28. I totally disagree with Anonymous up there ^
    You look ADORABLE with dark hair! Its really nice with your skin tone. And it makes an interesting contrast with the cool blue wall and the light, girly things you wear. A bit of edge.

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  29. Those tights are adorable! Your hair looks lovely :) I get that same crazy hair itch too... My parents recently "forbid" me from cutting or dyeing my hair. It's killing me! The only thing keeping me sane, is my boyfriend promised me a gift for every inch of hair I grow. Yay, bribery! Haha :)
    xo Heather
    http://ahopelessnotebook.blogspot.com/

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  30. I loooove the Purple People Eater movie!!! I was obsessed was I was little.
    And of course I love the outfit!

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  31. Your hair looks really good! I also really like the dark color on you. Your whole outfit is beautiful...I especially like the heart tights!

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  32. Oh! Instant blogger crush definitely!!!! Cannot stop scrolling and reading without blinking! lol. Love your outfit in this post too! Super cute and lovely! You look amazing. We'd love to read more, so, following for sure!! ;) Oh and FYI, we have a Val's Day special DIY tutorial on our new blogpost. We hope you could drop by if you have time! ;) HAPPY VAL'S DAY gorgeous!!

    Love,
    MLU the blog.

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    1. Thank you so much! I'm so happy you like my blog. Make sure you blink once in a while though, or at least grab some eye drops ;)

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  33. Those tights are ultra especially cutes!

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  34. I love your nails! I wish I could paint my nails that gorgeously, but I don't have the patience for it. A hair color change would be interesting, you could pull of practically everything and changing your hair constantly just seems to be something that's really you. So go ahead and go for it if you want!

    xo, Megan
    Gingerly

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  35. My gosh girl, open a salon! You are way too clever with those scissors! I'd let you chop my tresses any old day! Tights = heaven!
    tone xo

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    1. ha! thanks! I'd be nervous to cut someone else's hair. I cut mine and Ivan's but that's it! Usually the process is something like, "snip, snip, oops, oh, um, okay, snip, oh that's better"

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  36. Aaah the scallop neckline on this dress surely makes it RADICAL! And your hair is looking good and healthy! Good job :]

    xoxo mama wolf.

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  37. wow this is fantastic outfit, like the dress and that pin how they go together. and I must say Elycia, i like black hair on you the most<3

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  38. I love your hair, it looks great! And that dress is lovely!

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  39. Instagram: Alikat9
    She has done some pretty good nail designs.

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  40. Totally obsessed with your tights + boots combo! Love!

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  41. Gorgeous dress & boots! I'm really loving your hair right now too, it suits you really nicely.

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