This tie-dyed shirt takes me to my happy place

Antalya, Turkey.

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Which is where I bought it.

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It works just as beautifully as a dress as it does as a shirt.

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And for that, I love it.

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Leroy’s happy place? The dog park. Which is where we took him for his first birthday last week. Happy birthday, baby beast!

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16 Comments

  • Reply dreamsequins October 18, 2009 at 10:37 pm

    Love the loose drape and the color of that shirt on you!

    Man. I just adore buying things when I’m abroad. Not so I can brag about “how I bought this when I was abroad,” but just so that I can bask in the tangible memories when I’m wearing them. This is why I’m packing very light for Thailand. That and the fact that it’ll be 90 degrees over there! xx

  • Reply Rachael October 18, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    So in love with that shirt/dress!
    Just looks fab

  • Reply Fiona October 18, 2009 at 11:13 pm

    Hey love that dyed shirt! It worked fab with the jeans and i am sure it work just as well as a dress! xoxo

  • Reply Alinka Johnson October 19, 2009 at 9:41 am

    It takes me there too! Love the shirt-dress combo!

  • Reply hauteworld October 19, 2009 at 11:58 am

    Great top! Tie-dye is the one and only thing I have ever DIYed fairly successfully. I don’t remember seeing any in Istanbul, it’s something I associate more with Asia, but a great piece nevertheless!

  • Reply Teresa October 19, 2009 at 1:49 pm

    Ciao from Italy..saw that you are one of the featured ‘stylish peeps of Vancouver’ for Contra..congrats!!

  • Reply janis October 19, 2009 at 4:05 pm

    oh it looks so great as a dress & a shirt!
    man…i want to go to turkey. badly.

  • Reply Nicole October 20, 2009 at 2:27 am

    that shirt drapes beautifully on you, and I love the colour of blue with the tie-dye. happy belated birthday to leroy – he’s adorable!

    hurrah for Vancouver indeed! ;)

  • Reply Denise @ Swelle October 20, 2009 at 5:34 am

    What dreamy photos, I want that weather back! I’ve had enough of dampness!

    Gorgeous fit on the clothes, by the way! Great cut on the jeans and the top hangs beautifully.

    Denise ♥

  • Reply Couture Carrie October 20, 2009 at 7:53 am

    Gorgeous, darling!

    xoxox,
    CC

  • Reply Cafe Fashionista October 20, 2009 at 9:18 am

    Happy, Happy Birthday, Leroy!

    And let me just add…you’ve made me covet a tie dye shirt. I’ve always viewed them as a bit too hippie for my taste, but I quite love yours! :)

  • Reply Kelsey October 20, 2009 at 10:41 am

    Dreamsequins — Cannot wait to see what you bring back from Thailand!

    Rachel — Why thankya. I gotta say — it was quite a find.

    Fiona — I just love that it’s so versatile.

    Alinka — Isn’t that the best part of souvenir clothes?

    Hauteworld — Maybe I need to start DIYing tie-dye too.

    Teresa — Hope you’re having an incredible time in Italy! Thanks for the kind note about the Contra feature. Paul from Style Quotient did an incredible job with the photos, didn’t he?

    Janis — You need to go to Turkey. You’d love it.

    Nicole — Leroy says thanks.

    Denise — The jeans are Seven for Mankind.

    CC — Thank you!

    Cafe Fashionista — I love a good polished hippy look. Makes me want to dance in a big field.

  • Reply sofiasophie October 20, 2009 at 12:59 pm

    You know it yet,
    but I loooove your bag!

    You tee is nice and suits you well.
    you dog is cuuuute too!

  • Reply Mina October 20, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    i came across your blog from your recent feature in contra. i must tell u i love your style.
    i am so happy to have found another Vancouver style blogger. would u be interested in exchaning links?
    xoxo
    mina

  • Reply liv October 20, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    you know tha’ts one of my fave tops of yours. makes everyday feel like a holiday.

  • Reply Ashley October 23, 2009 at 7:12 pm

    I must say, I have NEVER been a fan of tie-dye. But this … I love. Sigh … and so my love affair with tie-dye begins.

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