Fave Finds: Karen’s Purple Polka Dot Dress

Who: Karen of The Quiet Owl

What: Purple dotted dress

Where: Hip Zipper Vintage in Nashville, Tennessee

How much: $10

When I use it: “All the time!  It originally had long sleeves and I cut them off, so now it’s the perfect summer dress.  And, it matches my hair perfectly!”

Shopping tips: “Check out the ‘unzied’ dress section of your thrift store. A lot of vintage dresses were either handmade or are missing the tags, so this is a great place to find goodies.”

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  1. ignuf 07/30/2012 at 11:07 am #

    Her hair is amazing and matches the dress perfectly! WOW!

  2. Becky Bedbug (@BeckyBedbug) 07/30/2012 at 12:34 pm #

    Fantastic how she has cut the sleeves off to make it her own. How clever!



  3. Sunita 07/30/2012 at 12:36 pm #

    I love her hair color, and the dress is to die for!

  4. Blythe 07/30/2012 at 2:42 pm #

    I like the matching hair/clothes idea. If I ever dye my hair an interesting color, I’ll try that.

  5. Jenbug 07/30/2012 at 2:54 pm #

    Love the Hip Zipper! I got my wedding shoes there – brown, patent leather Mary Jane pumps from the 70s. Lots of fun and it matched perfectly w/ my dress!

  6. astimegoesbuy 07/30/2012 at 4:41 pm #

    Love that dress!
    I’m not a huge fan of the peter pan collar but think it is great on this purple number.

  7. Wayne Kittle - Gmail 07/31/2012 at 6:00 pm #

    Sung to the tune of Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” – Purple Hair, All On My Brain …. Scuse me, while I kiss the sky !!!

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