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April 19, 2009

THE CRAZY EIGHTIES DRESSES

I am so into these crazy eighties dresses right now...
lots of volume, dramatic cuts, shoulder pads, and narrow waists...


This black beauty is not mine for keeps-it's for the vintage site. Couldn't resist trying it on before it's sent to a new home. Again, you can email me or my mom if you're interested in it!





My mom and her friend Kelly were thrifting this week and Kelly picked out this incredible dress-thanks Kelly!
I am so in love with-I know I say this about a lot of things, but I really think this might be my favorite dress I own.


It has so much fabric...even though the fabric isn't the nicest quality, it feels very luxe because of the volume. 



The dress doesn't look half as good without this belt, in my opinion. It's the perfect color. I like the leopard print vs. zebra print.




You really need the crazy eighties necklaces with these eighties dresses.
I hope to find some more soon-expect to see some on the vintage site soon maybe!
xo JANE


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Photo of cassiopeia

Love that dress! Very McQueen wood print methinks. You look lovely as ever. Great hair :-D

Xxxc

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Photo of Fab Brunette

The first one is gorgeous, but not everyone could pull it off the way you do. The second dress is more my style of silhouette - gorgeous!!
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Photo of stylecrusader

Both dresses are beautiful, great silhouettes

Photo of anna

what shoes are those????

Photo of Samm Mackin

i am in love with these looks!

Photo of jem

i love the first dress soo... much! i think the way you styled it helped to make the dress

Photo of mazpe

THESE DRESSES ARE SO HOT I LOVE THEM BOTH AND THE BELT REALLY MAKES A DIFFERENCE

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Photo of Lola Re

amazing photos, and beautiful house shots as well! i want to read a book now... :o)

Photo of kelly

love the necklace!
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Photo of the frugalicious fashionista

the photo of the belt is awesome!! you can see your mom's reflection as she takes the pic - so cool!!!

looking fabulous as ever!

xox

Photo of la femme louise

the black dress is wonderful... such a key piece

Photo of Amee

LOVE the second dress with the triangle bib necklace Jane! Your Alaias look beautiful with it too!

Photo of Vanessa

Okay, those two dresses are fantastic-- you look gorgeous and I'm jealous.

Photo of Zarna

beautiful dress!

and are those the shoes from the news cast? i love them!

-zarna
http://zarnasrunway.blogspot.com

Photo of Morgan

THOSE BLACK SKY-SCRAPER MARY JANES
lust lust lust lust lust

I'm also very very down with the 80's resurgence. Volume in all the right places; dramatic without losing any chicness.
Bravooo

Photo of annie

in love with both dresses.
you look amazing in black.
agreed about the belt.

Photo of Brigadeiro

That black dress is absolutely stunning! Love the drapeyness of the skirt in particular, GORGEOUS!
xx

Photo of Wendy Toth

I love how you made the second dress work, especially with your perfectly undone crimped hair.

Photo of Style Scientist

Wow...very 80's indeed! Great modeling pics as always, Jane!
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Photo of jamie clare

wowzas, these dresses are fabulous. and i agree - that belt is the perfect addition to the zebra dress.

Photo of Eli

your hair does sure look great like this, I really like this crimped/wavy look on you, so beautiful

Photo of Leila Wylie

These are great! Not everyone can pull off a crazy 80s dress but you look fab!

Photo of Ashley K

I love your hair crimped, it's so pretty! And that 2nd dress is just great, especially with that belt. Hotness!

-Ashley
http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

Photo of Elizabeth

Both of those dresses are absolutely gorgeous. The eighties? Ah, indescribable. Haha!
Oh, and you're style is equally amazing! You have an amazing eye for what looks fabulous together.

Photo of Elizabeth

Excuse my horrible grammar! I meant your style. Not you're style!

Photo of Nini Nguyen

Jane- The dresses looks amazing on you.

Photo of MK

love the dress and accessories!
tres cute.

xx mkay

Photo of Fashion CHALET

Part 80's- love it, born in the 80's myself :)
part Daryl Hannah (in Splash, also 80's) love that hair on you, dear!

xo

Photo of Amanda

that zebra one is awesome! i love the bottom of it!

Photo of Hui

The way the skirt of the first dress sort of billows and folds downwards, creating that most remarkable shape - is too lovely to behold.

I love how you've matched the jewellery with it. An impeccable match. :)

<3
Hui

Photo of gennie

that belt is so ridic cool! love it against that crazy print :)

Photo of neon bloggers

you are gorgeously fashion

Photo of Sabrina

I love that necklace! It's the perfect size, nice and big

Photo of Brooke

love the first picture. very beautiful.

Photo of iru

The drama and glamor are really speaking to me. The volume / silhouette of the first look is dead on. And it's great how the same set of accessories works so well on different dresses. Great as usual!

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Photo of Bri

i am crazy in love with that belt!!!
did you get it here in dallas?

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Photo of a frock a day

The first dress is gorgeous. I love how sculptural it looks.

Photo of Kathleen

both dresses are totally awesome, though i love that belt best!

Photo of Nora

wow, i really love the shapes of these! certainly gives a lot of volume and dimension! the first ones make your legs look super long and fabulous and your jewelry are always amazing :)

Photo of yilin

You look absolutely fantastic. Great that you play around with your hair. Don't think I've seen this part of your house yet. Love the warm-coloured wood. I'd like to have a better look at that painting, it looks interesting.

Photo of Susan

I heart vintage prints. People aren't as adventurous as they used to be...

Photo of S.I.Q.

i love the black one!!

your waist is so tiny! you are so lucky!!

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Photo of the Voguette

i loveee both numbers - if only i had the funds for them!! im so diggin the crimped hair as well

xox.
The Voguette

Photo of Diane

that's a crazy dress!! lovee it! it reminds me of dolce gabanna s/s a few seasons back..love the way you styled both outfits with the necklace and belt.very very chic :)

Photo of Karen

that black dress is incredible! i love it and it looks amazing on you.

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