Holly for Halloween

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The last year of highschool isn't kind at all with me, I must be saying this the 100th time. If you have been reading my blog for an year, you must know I pulled a Minnie for the last Halloween. This year I had this whole concept for a shooting as one of my icons Holly Golightly, which was set to be published on the actual Halloween day. What happened? Firstly, bad hair day! I had to re-do this bun like 4 times! Then, tests and homework, I can't believe I'm 5 days late with my post. 

Still, I told myself that even if I failed to celebrate this holiday in the online world, it shouldn't stop me to have fun at school. So, I brought a bunch of delicious candy for my mates and I pulled a Minnie again (the Holly Golightly costume was out of the question, it's so much easier to just drop the ears during study hours). Plus, you can see I bought another pair of ears this year, never repeat a Halloween costume!

Now, on Holly Golightly: I often wonder if I would have adored her just by reading the book. Initially, I watched the movie because Audrey Hepburn played the reading part and she has been one of my favourite actresses ever since I was a little girl. Last year I was over the moon to receive the DVD, because now whenever I need a boost of confidence and hope, I watch it. Holly may be strong, resourceful, optimistic, charismatic, a good actress ( all the man she tricked, we got to give her some credit!), but in the end even she turns out to be a hopeless romantic. The movie's got everything: great lines, lovely decor, romantic plot, funny scenes and a high dose of fashion and style.

Now, a few of my favourite quotes of Holly, all written by the genius Truman Capote:

"Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot."
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"What I've found does the most good is just to get into a taxi and go to Tiffany's. It calms me down right away, the quietness and the proud look of it; nothing very bad could happen to you there, not with those kind men in their nice suits..."

“It may be normal, darling; but I'd rather be natural.”
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"You could always tell what kind of a person a man thinks you are by the earrings he gives you. I must say, the mind reels."

And now, my other (kind of) costume:

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33 comentarii

  1. You look so chic and sophisticated! You can never go wrong with a little Audrey :)

  2. You look amazing! Breakfast At Tiffany's is a timeless classic!xo


  3. Love the dress. Everything about Audrey is just perfection <3


  4. That dress looks absolutely stunning on you! Can't go wrong with Audrey Hepburn (:

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  6. So beauuuutiful! Really so pretty, and what fora lovely idea to have this outfit, you look so classy! I am sorry I didn't visit your blog (and any other, and even mine) for some weeks, I was dealing with things that kept me super busy, but now I am here again! denisesplanet com

  7. very elegant costume ((: ahah like me,i buy last year this military jacket and is still amazing for this season so yeah ! Have a nice weekend u 2 (:

  8. What an elegant and stylish look especially with the classic pearls.

  9. Pearls definitely pull the whole look together! You look beautiful!

  10. You are a perfect Holly Golightly, the dress is beautiful and you look so chic! But also the Minnie costume is very funny! Kisses! xo

  11. cute bunny headpiece! love your first classy halloween look <3

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  12. You are a vision sweety, you look absolutely stunning and graceful. I am thankful for your kind comment dear. Have an awesome weekend!

  13. ooh, such an amazing costume and outfit!! x

  14. I love that movie. You look amazing as Holly <3

    xx Mira


  15. heart the dress!
    do you mind following each other? :)

  16. I like Breakfast at Tiffany's and I loove Holy Golightly. I like your LBD too, very chic :)


  17. Hi Mary! you are gorgeous in this look and so elegant with all the details carefully chosen. I loved your hair style. Thanks for your comment. Kisses:)

  18. Cool idea, you look so pretty!

  19. Love the dress!!!!You're so beautifull!

  20. That is a very beautiful dress, I am a big fan of lace, therefore the dress is perfect! :)
    And lace looks amazing together with pearls- such a timeless classic!


  21. You make a gorgeous Holly....so sophisticated and chic!

    The Tiny Heart

  22. What a gorgeous Holly. It came out great and I love that dress, very elegant and classy.


  23. You looked so fabulously chic! Great costume choice!

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  24. Fantastic look!

    xo Jennifer


  25. You look amazing in that dress! What a great costume!
    Sincerely, Sara

  26. Oh my goodness...I love this so much! I'm a huge Audrey Hepburn fan, so this is a costume I've always wanted to try.


  27. You look gorgeous!! :)


  28. Awesome costume! You look perfect.

  29. Beautiful!!!!!!!!

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