Wedding Dresses on Trains

Oct 4, 2012

Photobucket Photobucket Septeberblog222_zpse911b533 Photobucket I am writing to you from the silent car in my train, where rules are enforced harder than in the prison of Azkaban. Seriously, these people mean business.

I finally understood this when I slipped my cell discreetly out of my pocket and called my mom to come pick me up from the station in ten minutes. I covered my mouth with my hand and whispered into the phone, and two people in front of me turned around and blinked those slow blinks you do when you're trying to point out you're annoyed. I paused and looked around the car, trying to weigh how much longer I had before the people rallied together and turned into a lynch mob against me.

I decided not enough time. I quickly hung up, vowing to never sit in one of these again, and sent telepathic messages to my mom that I hoped she would feel out. She did by the way (we're tight like that).

Haha Happy Thursday, one more day to go!

(PS this dress was an old one I used to wear to fancy places like weddings. I was so excited when I found a way to dress it down! I'm loving how strapless dresses are looking layered over collared shirts.)

dress- the limited
vest- old navy (recent!)
belt- forever 21
chambray shirt- forever 21
booties- macys


  1. love the idea of dressing down fancy dresses - you did an awesome job! love the outfit! also, really enjoyed reading the whole train-silence-slow blink-scenario...too funny! {although not at the time, i'm sure!}

  2. That's so creative Marlen:)! I would have never thought to wear a strapless dress over a shirt:)! Great look my dear! And no more train rides for you;)

  3. Oh, man, the people on the train sound scary! But also it made me laugh.

    Ah, it's so hard to dress down fancy dresses, but this looks pretty great! I especially love the look of the button-down shirt beneath; I'm going to have to try that, especially now that it's colder and layers are more practical.

  4. I love the layering! I need to get better at it

  5. I like the idea of wearing a dress over a shirt!Looks really great!I like the chambray shirt and your booties

  6. you look so lovely!

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  7. I LOVE how you're wearing the dress over that denim top! It's such a fun way to mix things up!
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  8. Love your boots. Its refreshing to see a different shade compared to tan and black :)
    Haha, the silent car sounds very...strange!

    le fresne x

  9. I've always wanted to ride a train...always. And on another note, I NOW really want to wear a printed dress over chambray, like right now :)

    <3 Cambria

  10. I am speechles. You are so beautiful, have such amazing style and I think I am in love!

  11. Once again, I love your outfit! You're always so different! Kepp it going! ;)

  12. way to go layering out this outfit!! great job my friend!
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  13. Oh those booties are lovely, I'm a big fan of ankle boots I can't stop wearing them, they look good on any look. The print on your dress is so cool, so pretty. x

  14. Nice photos and really cool outfit, you look great, I like your dress, what a great shape and that vest is so nice, the perfect touch to the outfit also you are really beautiful and your shoes rock! Your have a lovely blog by the way and I am a new follower on GFC and Bloglovin! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!

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  15. You're not allowed to talk on the phone while on your train? What kind of nazi regime is that?

  16. gorgeous outfit! adore your style!

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  17. I really like this idea of wearing strapless dresses over a shirt, I have a few that I never wear because they are too dressy so I will definitely be giving this a go! :)


  18. We love, love how you layered this<3

    ox from NYC!


  19. What a cute belt!! Have a great weekend!!

  20. Aww this is adorable! I adore the shade of blue your top is!!
    Thank you so much for your lovely comment!! You're so right, I definitely have to do a tutorial post one day haha! Thanks again for being so lovely!

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  21. wow that is such a cute outfit! I would have never thought of wearing a dress over that shirt! Looks so great :-)

  22. amazing look dear! fav your dress

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  23. Love how you've styled this outfit! you look adorable xx

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  25. Love how you've dressed this down- looks great with the chambray shirt and braided belt. You're always great at layering different textures and patterns :)


  26. You look lovely, I'm loving your shoes. xo

  27. love that vest! i'm waiting for it to go on sale :)


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