Cult of 8

Nov 8, 2013

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BLAZER: c/o Cult of 8| SHIRT: thrifted (50 cents yaaa'll!)| SKIRT: H&M (similar: here and here)| BOOTIES: Macy's (similar: here) | TIGHTS: Target

Ahh laundry basket, we meet again old foe. I remember two weeks back when we had this same altercation- the one where you said you couldn't hold my clothes any longer and tossed them on the ground with frustration? I asked you so sweetly if you could possibly do me that one favor and just hold it in for a while longer- just a little longer!- and all you did was squint your eyes and watch my face as the socks at the top of the heap tumbled down to the carpet. That's when my fists clenched and I accepted your challenge. I took you to the cleaners.

Or more specifically, to the washing machines. Ugh I don't know what it is with me but I would rather just buy new underwear than do the laundry. Judge all you want, but 'tis true.

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But luckily, Cult of 8 sent be this adorable mint jacket so I could at least clothe myself while this gang war between me and the laundry continues.  I love the slightly puffed shoulders and the electric colors- it makes this little piece a real show stopper! Cult of 8 is a cute shop based out of Oakland, and has a bunch of candy-colored dresses draped over their hangers. And the best part? They're super affordable, ranging as low as $15 to $30! If you're intrigued, hop on over to Cult of 8 here

And here are some of my favorites Cult of 8 has in stock right now- can we take a moment to talk about the quilted mini?!

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And the fun doesn't stop there! Today Cult of 8 is offering one lucky reader a $150 giftcard!! Once you've finished fanning yourself, look below to see how to enter:

  1. Mandatory Entry: Comment with your favorite item from Cult of 8 and favorite them on Etsy.
  2. Bonus Entry: Like Messages on a Napkin on Facebook
  3. Bonus Entry: Tweet about this giveaway!

This will run for a week and is open internationally- good luck!

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94 comments :

  1. I have 100% bought new underwear to avoid washing mine...I know, I'm gross. But doing laundry sucks, luckily being a hoarder of clothes means the only things I was on a regular basis are my workout gear, and underpants.
    Love this minty jacket, such a fun shape and looks lovely with the full skirt :)
    xJennaD

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  2. Adorable, perfect, wonderful jacket! The color is stunning on you and I love how you styled it-- neutral on bottom with a bit of jean peeking out to accent the beauty of this miraculous mini-jacket. Perfect. :D

    love,
    a

    www.missdecaf.blogspot.com

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  3. This dress! https://www.etsy.com/listing/126602739/60s-dress-small-60s-shift-dress-with?ref=shop_home_active

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  4. What a great blazer! The cut is so stunning - perfect for high-waisted skirts :)
    I hope you are successful in your battle with laundry. I feel your pain.
    -Carley
    xx

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  5. You are seriously an amazingly witty writer! I literally laughed out loud when I read that you'd rather buy new underwear than do the laundry! You don't know how often I've done just that. Your jacket is so cute. I'll have to check out their shop.

    xo Jessica
    www.thischarmingwanderer.com

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  6. Giiiiirrrrllll you are rocking that skirt lately and I love it. Also 50 cent denim shirt! What a deal. Makes me feel like my $8 one was too much money! I love your little jacket too. So much cuteness in this outfit.
    Now on to giveaway stuff. What an epic giveaway! I have two favorites. this 60s mini dress: http://www.etsy.com/listing/164931886/1960s-mini-dress-quilted-orange-sherbet?ref=shop_home_active

    and this perfect red 50s dress: http://www.etsy.com/listing/125459832/1950s-red-dress-50s-red-chiffon-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  7. This is SO gorgeous, absolutely love how you styled that cutesy jacket, perfect with the skirt! A truly perfect retro look, love it all from head to toe! ^^

    So my favourite item is this beauty https://www.etsy.com/listing/164931886/1960s-mini-dress-quilted-orange-sherbet?ref=shop_home_active

    Fingers crossed! Thanks for the opportunity lovely!

    Liana x
    Dress Code Chic

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  8. i love everything it was so hard to choose just one! i love the Vintage 1980s sweater // birds novelty

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  9. i love so much it was so hard to choose, but i love Vintage 1980s sweater // birds novelty

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  10. What a cute little jacket! Perfect with the denim. And I've had similar arguments with my laundry basket for sure :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  11. super:)) xo
    Bianka
    http://ruhamania.blogspot.hu/

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  12. So cute! I like the 1980's Mustard Silk Top!

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  13. I like the 1980's Mustard Silk top! Thanks! :)

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  14. I love the 1950s red dress! SO pretty!

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  15. Oh, that skirt you have on is so cute.

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  16. Also, I like the red 1950s dress- that would be perfect for the Christmas Ball I'm going to!

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  17. alexis ka 39 at yahoo.comNovember 9, 2013 at 8:48 AM

    WOW! The stuff in this shop is out of hand. So many cute amazing Items.

    Gotta say, I liked this sailor top best, though.
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/158768130/vintage-1980s-sailor-top-green-with?ref=shop_home_active

    Cheers!

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  18. I like Vintage 1960s dress // blue wiggle dress.

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  19. I feel your pain with the laundry basket, my friends call it 'closet vomit' when your laundry backset gets a little too full and goes outside of your closet! Great giveaway, I'm crossing my fingers to win!!!

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  20. I could definitely see a future with me and this plaid dress: http://www.etsy.com/listing/164915238/1970s-plaid-dress?ref=shop_home_active. Or that beautiful red dress!!

    Haha, I hate doing laundry too! I start it and then don't remember till the next day. And by that time, I have to wash it again. And the cycle continues.

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  21. https://www.etsy.com/listing/158768130/vintage-1980s-sailor-top-green-with?ref=shop_home_active

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  22. Just found a blog from a post we were tagged in on twitter - so glad I did you are adorable!

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  23. I hate doing laundry but it's worth it for that beautiful clean feeling and smell when they all come out fresh and dry from the dryer.

    You look great here. I love the whole look!

    Kate from Clear the Way

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  24. 1950's red dress is divine, love the shop!

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  25. Love this black dress: https://www.etsy.com/listing/161042340/1950s-black-dress-little-black-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  26. I'm loving the 1950's red chiffon dress!

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  27. That skirt is so cute, it looks like it can be worn with anything.

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  28. I love the Vintage 1980s aqua studded body con dress, it's lovely.

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  29. I love the black maxi skirt! SO many ways to pair that up.

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  30. Haha, I won't lie, there are days I actually do just go out and buy new underwear so I can put off doing the laundry a bit longer...
    So nice of Cult of 8 to help you out with this problem! I love this adorable electric print jacket <3

    The Dragonfruit Diaries

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  31. I really love this red dress
    http://www.etsy.com/il-en/listing/162229123/red-dress-1960s-wiggle-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  32. Perfect color combination, and I love that jacket :)
    Brilliant!

    Dress To Cook

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  33. I really like https://www.etsy.com/it/listing/162047786/polka-dot-belt-black-and-white?ref=listing-shop-header-4

    a.d.r.y@live.it

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  34. I love this shift dress! https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/159924379/1960s-dress-blue-shift-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  35. I love the 60's Plaid Dress. And I faved the shop as Adrianne Braun.

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  36. https://www.etsy.com/listing/161318734/vintage-1950s-black-sheer-tulle-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  37. https://www.etsy.com/listing/161318734/vintage-1950s-black-sheer-tulle-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  38. I crochet a lot so I was initially drawn to the 70s white tank top here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/158825931/vintage-70s-white-tank-top-crochet?ref=shop_home_active

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  39. I love this https://www.etsy.com/listing/161042340/1950s-black-dress-little-black-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  40. I like the red 50s chiffon dress.

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  41. Love this! https://www.etsy.com/listing/125459689/vintage-1980s-striped-jacket-circus?ref=shop_home_active

    (Ruby Sparkles on FB)

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  42. My favorite item is the 1950s tulle dress // 50s strapless prom dress. So pretty!

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  43. I'm in love with the Blue Beaded Vintage sweater.!
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/158825559/vintage-sweater-1980s-beaded-sweater?ref=shop_home_active

    danesha(dot)smith33(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  44. The 60s shift dress with sequin trim is lovely!

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  45. https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/159386542/high-waisted-skirt-80s-black-ruffle?ref=shop_home_active

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  46. http://www.etsy.com/listing/159924379/1960s-dress-blue-shift-dress?ref=shop_home_active this is my favorite one ♥

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  47. I love the Vintage 1950s Black sheer dress.

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  48. I love the high-waisted 80s black ruffle skirt!

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  49. I love the high-waisted 80s black ruffle skirt!

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  50. The Red Dress, 1960s wiggle dress is so pretty. What a fun design.

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  51. The 1950's red dress is amazing!!

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  52. LOVe the 80s bird sweater

    jenamr(at)aol(dot)com

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  53. Green & purple is my absolute FAVORITE color combinatinon. Ever. Literally, I'm obsessed. I love this blazer beyond words.

    <3 dani
    www.shopdisowned.com
    http://blog.shopdisowned.com

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  54. The 50's prom dress is so cute!

    smartie404(at)gmail(dot)com

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  55. That polka dotted dress is adorable, but as I am prego now I'd go for something stretchy and bright like that sweet 80's sweater! https://www.etsy.com/listing/126575767/vintage-1980s-sweater-birds-novelty?ref=shop_home_active

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  56. You crack me up! Haha! I'm sort of the same way, except instead of dirty laundry it's clean laundry that needs to be taken care of, and I can't take it to the folders... because... they don't exist...
    I need that skirt. So badly. I don't know why, but I am really in love with it.
    xo
    Kristina
    www.eccentricowl.com

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  57. love this https://www.etsy.com/listing/164931886/1960s-mini-dress-quilted-orange-sherbet?ref=shop_home_active

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  58. My pick would be the 1950s black dress. Vintage chic!

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  59. Love this one: http://www.etsy.com/listing/162047786/polka-dot-belt-black-and-white?ref=shop_home_active
    alenia(@)live.it

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  60. I like https://www.etsy.com/listing/125459832/1950s-red-dress-50s-red-chiffon-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  61. I love that jacket and can't wait to check out what else Cult 8 has! This is one thing I already love!

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/158768130/vintage-1980s-sailor-top-green-with?ref=shop_home_active

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  62. I love that jacket and this adorable shirt from Cult 8! Thanks for the giveaway!

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/158768130/vintage-1980s-sailor-top-green-with?ref=shop_home_active

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  63. Oh beautiful shop! I love the tulle dress.

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  64. Love this prom dress https://www.etsy.com/listing/125459096/1950s-tulle-dress-50s-strapless-prom?ref=shop_home_active

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  65. love this skirt! https://www.etsy.com/listing/161247977/stripe-skirt-mid-knee-blue-cream-high?ref=shop_home_active

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  66. I love the 60's dress with the sequin trim!

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  67. I love this dress: https://www.etsy.com/listing/161318734/vintage-1950s-black-sheer-tulle-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  68. I like this https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/160372515/1970s-dress-hawaiian-lavender?ref=shop_home_active

    kirstyjfox [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  69. I love this https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/160372515/1970s-dress-hawaiian-lavender?ref=shop_home_active

    kirstyjfox [at] yahoo [dot] com

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  70. Love the 50s prom dress // pink tulle dres!!!! :)
    julzfbaby[at]gmail[dot]com

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  71. I adore 50s prom dress // pink tulle dress:
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/126711886/50s-prom-dress-pink-tulle-dress?ref=shop_home_active

    deb_oro@yahoo.gr

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  72. I love so many things, especially the 1950s little black dress.

    marija.majerle at gmail dot com

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  73. The 1950's red chiffon dress is so cute!!

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  74. I am in love with this skirt. It is so me. :)

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/159386542/high-waisted-skirt-80s-black-ruffle?ref=shop_home_active

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  75. I love several of the dresses! I think my favorite is the 1960's black dress with hot pink.

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  76. I love the dresses! I think my favorite is the 1960's black dress with hot pink.

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  77. I like the vintage sweater
    hrddiana556@gmail.com

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  78. My favorite item is the vintage 70s white tank top/ crochet flowers

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  79. I like the 1960's Blue Shift Dress.

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/159924379/1960s-dress-blue-shift-dress?ref=shop_home_active

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  80. My favorite item is https://www.etsy.com/listing/161235992/vintage-1980s-mustard-silk-top?ref=shop_home_active

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  81. My fave is the 1950s red dress....too cute.

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  82. I love THE1950s dress // plaid with large bow SO CUTE

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  83. This dress is amazing!!! https://www.etsy.com/listing/161318734/vintage-1950s-black-sheer-tulle-dress?ref=shop_home_active

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  84. I love the 1970s dress hawaiian //lavender dress.

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  85. I just love this corset: https://www.etsy.com/listing/158936007/vintage-90s-corset-black-velvet-34-b?ref=shop_home_active

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  86. I love the 1980s polka dot dress // black and white. Thank you for the wonderful giveaway!

    girlygirlugh at gmail dot com

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