Saturday, July 17, 2010

Sweet dream or a beautiful nightmare?

When I got married I got a lovely vintage slip/nightie from one of my best friends. It was accompanied by a sweet note. I have always cherished this "gown" but it has been hanging hidden away in my wardrobe. I just thought it was too beautiful to wear to bed or being hidden under another dress but I never figured out a good way to show it off. So what do you think about this? Could it pass for a dress or do I look like I just forgot to dress?


I tried wearing it over a slip that belongs to a dress I have and dress it up a bit with a necklace and some heels. The cardigan keeps it from looking too bare and "lingerie" like.


Vintage slip/nightie, slip belonging to an old dress I have, cardigan United Colors of Benetton, shoes Donna Girl and necklace some silver charms and a chain from my childhood.

9 comments:

  1. I think it can pass as a dress, I am not quite sure because I can't figure out what fabric it is. As long as you are comfortable wearing it should be a great outfit.
    I hope your weekend is lovely too.

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  2. I think it is very pretty as a dress! I'm not sure about the lace detailing on the bra part, though... but I think if you cover up with the cardigan it would work.

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  3. i think i would pair it with a leather moto jacket.. which is still on my list of things to buy! although it does look nice with the cardi!

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  4. Don't forget to bring it with you when you move to America, you should start a Vintage store here!

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  5. I reckon it can totally pass as a dress. And the cardi looks really nice. :)

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  6. heyy your cardigan is sooo cute!!
    thanks for your comment
    check out my latest post:)

    natzcracker

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  7. I never would've thought that it was actually a vintage nightie..a definite pass in my book :)

    eclectic du jour

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  8. Lovely outfit!
    I adore your dress<3

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