InterLACEd {Thrift Style Thursday}

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Today’s Thrift Style Thursday post is literally fresh off the press! I just took these photos! So if you want to know what I currently look like – there you go! Minus the boots, and plus a blanket!

The polar vortex was merciful to me again, and I scored another day off. I really need a break from the whole “Ms. Zhenya…..” gig! (I am a teacher for those of you who didn’t know)

When it comes to lace, I personally believe that it’s hard to pull of. There are very few pieces that can actually be 100% made out of lace and NOT make you look like a giant doily.  In fact this dress is the only lace piece I have in my wardrobe.

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My goal today was to show off a look, that is based around lace, but where lace isn’t the center of attention, and is concealed. So I threw a newly thrifted Chico’s sweater over this Urban Outfitters dress. Added a couple accessories and viola!

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You may notice my Ted Baker bag. Well we are in a love-hate relationship here. The bag was the very first prize I ever won in a Giveaway! It was absolutely amazing, because I won it all the way from Russia, and it was mailed to Sam’s house. I knew I was going to marry him at that point, so I could trust him with a handbag! But I haven’t gotten much use out of it, and it’s been in the closet for a couple of years. It’s also lost some of it shape! But I am determined to make it work this season. I am bringing my Ted Baker bag back!

Feel free to check other girls’ posts and join us! We welcome you with open arms 😉

Spoolish // Buttons and Birdcages // Sandpaper Kisses // Sincerely Miss J

Aligator Toe // The Two Cent Chick // Snippets with Alex // Eclecticity

Happy Thursday! I hope you have a good day, and if you aren’t, I hope this gif makes it better!

Hair on Make A Gif




  1. I really like how you styled the lace dress. I for one usually stay away from lace because I am unsure as to how to wear it. But I really really like your look!

    • Thank you! I wore it a couple weeks ago to a red carpet event, and I wanted to see what the dress would look like, if I dressed it down 🙂

  2. Wow, Z! I love how you dressed down the lace dress (and kind of made a lace skirt at the same time). Plus your hair is so gorgeous – kind of makes me want to cut my hair again 😉

  3. Kristina says:

    Love the look, those tights are gooorgeous!! A great color combination!

  4. Great photos – your photography has really come a long way. Great composition and they’re all so soft and dream like. If only my house looked as clean as yours haha. That dainty dress looks amazing, I hope you’re planning on wearing it in the summer with some strappy sandals! Your hair looks stunning by the way, I’m growing mine out – I want a short bob that I can curl to my hearts content lol. Have a great weekend.

    • I totally hear you! I love being able to curl my hair, and since it’s way shorter now, I can do it in about 10 min or so! Glad you like the dress!

  5. The choice of the purple is amazing 😀 Love it

  6. I just love the way you created the outfit! I want to rock the colored tights too 😀

  7. The gif made my day 🙂 Love the lace under the sweater…that’s something I definitely have to try!

    • I’ve been doing it a lot lately, just throwing a sweater over my favorite dress 🙂 Let me know if you do try it!

  8. Loving how you styled that great dress and sweater on top! Great look- and love the pop of color with the tights and bag!

    • Thank you! I absolutely love how the look turned out. Sometimes when I plan an outfit it doesn’t turn out exactly how I thought, But this one came together perfectly 🙂

  9. bresbaubles says:

    Adorable! Love the lace and purple together.

  10. cute! Love the indoor setting
    Great blog, found you on twitter, now I’m following!! 🙂


  11. This is an adorable outfit! Your hair here is just perfect too! Definitely convincing me to start thrifting!! 🙂

    Jenna from Visions of Vogue

  12. That bag is super cute!! I really enjoy your tights too!

    How did you make your gif? I really liked it.

  13. Super Cute! I love this outfit. I am a teacher in Minneapolis too and have been enjoying these days off too!

  14. I love the pop of color especially for the winter!


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