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A Bird in the Hand

All About the Outfit:
This is one of my favorite dresses from Pinup Girl Clothing!  (Junebugs dress in Blue Birdcage print).  I own the orange and pink version too (seen here), as well as the solid green and pink style (seen here).  If I acquire the squirrel print one, my collection will be complete!  The fit is perfect (XS for measure) and it's super comfortable as well.  Plus, while vintage inspired with a demure collar, I think it passes for an any era sundress as well.  I believe this is the first time I've had this dress photographed for the blog, or even for an Instagram snap, though I have worn this a few times since getting it late this winter in one of PUG's famous Yard Sales!  I think this dress is my favorite dress from PUG (so far...)!

PS- Thanks for tolerating a brief time-out from blogging the past week!

Outfit Details:
Dress- Pinup Girl Clothing (on sale!)
Brooch- Luxulite
Belt- Bernie Dexter
Shoes- Bamboo via ModCloth (also on The Oblong Box Shop)

Music Time:
Nobody can accuse me of not zigging when one thinks I may zag.  I scream until I'm blue in the face about how much I love punk, indie, and metal but then I quickly turn around and get giddy about gangsta rap.  Ice Cube is one of my favorite rappers (I saw him nearly 4 years ago!) and he has a song "A Bird in the Hand" off of his 1991 Death Certificate album.    The content of the song has nothing to do with the print, other than having birds in common.  This song is catchy and aggressive at once, which to me is a fairly unique combination.  And, I've said it before and I'll say it again: I find rap music to be amongst some of the most interesting and insightful poetry of the modern era and this song is not an exception to that rule.
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  1. such a cute print!

  2. So cute! :) I love the quirky dress :)

  3. those gold shoes are the coolest! super awesome look!

  4. Such a really cute dress and those shoes are awesome! xo

  5. what a cute dress, I love the print

  6. Nice shoes!

  7. Lovely outfit! That dress is stunning. xx

  8. So retro and pretty!

    Would you like to follow each other on Bloglovin, dear? Let me know ;)
    Love, Marie Roget | Marie Roget Shop

  9. Your collection continues to impress me. Loving those gold wedges too!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  10. Love that you belted this dress, lady- so flattering!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  11. Very lovely dress, the blue colour is lovely. Gemma x

  12. Aw, such a lovely dress!

    Take care doll! Kisses,

  13. you always remind me so much of Ariel! <3 I LOVE IT!

  14. Aww you look so pretty! love those shoes <3

  15. This is such a cute outfit, Lauren, I adore those wedges especially, they're so unique! Thanks so much for sharing, beautiful, and I hope you're having great week so far!



  16. That is such a fabulously cool novelty print! I love it to bits and also adore that you're a fan, as I am, of punchy hues. I feel they add so much joy to life.

    Many hugs & happy mid-June wishes,
    ♥ Jessica

  17. Your favourite dress is so lovely, Lauren, I really like print of its, what's more, I love your golden wedges, they're so eye-catching :)

  18. Oh, you always look so lovely! Beautiful, classy and feminine! I loved the birdcage print! And so nice that you have so many of the dresses, hope you buy the one to complete the collection, the squirrel one :) Your shoes are also so beautiful! It's fine to be out a bit, like one of my blogger friends told me when it happened to me too "life s what happens while we are not posting" :) Hope you have a very nice weekend!

  19. This dress is the cutest! And the shoes are amazing! I love that you found a rap song for this, crazy! I'm glad you took a break but happy to see you back too


  20. You look amazing in that dress! I love the belt with the brooch!
    Hope you'll have a splendid weekend!
    Much love,

  21. Great dress on you! I have an older version of this print in grey and pink! <3 Love the fun prints PUG comes out with!

  22. Another beautiful print, you look gorgeous! :-)


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