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October 9, 2012

Nine Bird dress c/o Fossello’s, Sam Edelman wedges, Rebecca Minkoff bag,
beads c/o Mala Imports, Bfrend bracelet,bracelet c/o Poshlocket
As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I cruised by beautiful Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast last Friday and made a stop at the recently opened Fossello’s, a stunning boutique right in the heart of the quaint seaside town. What a lot of people might not know about the Sunshine Coast is that there is a huge community of artistic- or creatively-inclined individuals that live in that little slice of paradise, and it’s so great to see people like Eva, Fossello’s owner, bringing some stunning fashion to the community now too. From Ellery to J.Brand, there were sooo many covetable brands…I really wish I hadn’t been in such a rush to catch my next ferry otherwise I could have spent way more time perusing the racks! Definitely a must-visit if you’re headed to the Sunshine Coast!
Anyway, it was so incredibly hot (there was not the slightest gust of wind and the sun was literally beating down on us) that I had to ditch my favourite Twenty8Twelve leather jacket that I had originally styled with this look, but considering the stunning back of this Nine Bird dress, it worked out anyway. Love that slice of fuchsia. I’ve also always loved the combo of shades of purple and green together, so both my Rebecca Minkoff bag and tuquoise-studded Mala Imports rudraksha beads were natural choices.
Happy Tuesday everyone!

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37 Comments

  • Reply Citrus - Refreshing Fashion October 9, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    this dress is fantastic!!

    xo Meghan
    citrusrefreshingfashion.blogspot.com

  • Reply JennaStevie October 9, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    What an amazing dress, I really really love the back of this dress. I agree that the green purse looks so amazing with this dress, the colour combination is perfect!
    I am so jealous of the hot hot weather you got to enjoy! It is sooo chilly here right now
    xJennaD

  • Reply Kimberly October 9, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    Gorgeous dress – love the flowy fabric and hi-low hemline…this color is spectacular on you!

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  • Reply Neris / Fashion Fractions October 9, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    stunning look and photos! i LOVE the back of this dress 🙂

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

  • Reply alison*elle October 9, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    Didn't you get those amazing black cut-out wedges from somewhere on the Sunshine Coast too? Clearly, I need to get out there more. I love this dress, Alex!

    xo, alison*elle

  • Reply Stesha October 9, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    Ahhh you are so pretty! love this look on you 🙂

    xxS

  • Reply fashionbeautyquest October 9, 2012 at 3:58 pm

    Fab colour – love the back

    http://www.fashionbeautyquest.blogspot.co.uk

  • Reply Cee October 9, 2012 at 4:31 pm

    Let's start with your hair. That is a fishtail braid and I need details. Did you do it yourself? If so, how??? I need answers 🙂 Moving on to the outfit, what can I say except that it is absolutely stunning – seriously cannot believe that you're wearing a sleeveless dress in October, but what a beautiful feeling it must have been. And that colour. So perfect.
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Kacie October 9, 2012 at 4:47 pm

    I love the back of your dress! Your hair looks great! I wish I could do a fishtail braid in my hair.

    http://www.daisyraeboutique.com
    http://www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com

  • Reply Maneet Jassal Gupta October 9, 2012 at 5:15 pm

    Loving the color of dress on you!

    Maneet
    http://www.maneetgupta.blogpsot.com

  • Reply Well... October 9, 2012 at 5:17 pm

    That is such a gorgeous dress! I love the pretty shade of pink on you 🙂

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  • Reply Erin October 9, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    Those shades are gorgeous and I love the racer back detail of the dress!

    -Erin-

  • Reply Fabiola Tinelli October 9, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    Love this dress, an amazing color!
    Fabiola

    wildflowergirl

  • Reply Allison McGregor October 9, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    Love this high-low dress in the perfect color for fall! beautiful!

    http://two-leaf-clover.com

  • Reply shopandtwirl.com October 9, 2012 at 6:30 pm

    That dress is stunning! I love the color, and the back is so beautiful and unique!

  • Reply Amy October 9, 2012 at 7:03 pm

    i LOVE this. so glad I found your blog!

    xoxo
    Amy
    urbanfrill

  • Reply Molly McIsaac October 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm

    Wow, so gorgeous! And you are BEAUTIFUL.

    http://thegeekypeacock.blogspot.com

  • Reply Ramona October 9, 2012 at 7:31 pm

    What a gorgeous dress.You Alexandra wear dresses like none else- beautiful! Wooow! I wish we had some warm sunny day here in Ireland, but it's nice Fall anyway 🙂

    xoxo Ra

  • Reply Carmen October 9, 2012 at 7:35 pm

    Oh what a lovely dress! Too cute 🙂
    xx
    http://www.clothesandcamera.blogspot.com

  • Reply Seeking Style October 9, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    Such a beautiful dress!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  • Reply Stefani October 9, 2012 at 8:06 pm

    Oh,this dress is beautiful! Love your hair!

  • Reply Velvet Dreams October 9, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    Glad I could help. 🙂

    Thank you for your comment. 🙂

    xoxo

  • Reply Amanda Chic October 9, 2012 at 9:07 pm

    What a lovely dress !! You are so pretty 🙂

    http://fashionroomlounge.blogspot.com

    A chic kiss 😉

  • Reply Annie October 9, 2012 at 9:13 pm

    What a perfect look! These colors look amazing together, and those shoes are SO cute with the dress…love it 🙂

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

  • Reply Veronica P. October 9, 2012 at 9:44 pm

    So wonderful this color combination Alexandra ! Lucky you with this great weather !

  • Reply Hair Extensions Australia October 9, 2012 at 10:40 pm

    Wowww looking so stunning!The color is so appealing!Very stylish indeed!

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  • Reply dreamingincashmere October 9, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    The back detail is incredible!! I love the color too! It's just beautiful.
    xo, amy
    http://www.dreamingincashmere.com

  • Reply Natasha xoxo October 10, 2012 at 1:02 am

    Love the back of this dress!

    xo, tasha
    twenty-something blog

  • Reply Ali W. October 10, 2012 at 1:30 am

    I love your dress and your bag. The colors look amazing together!

  • Reply Courtney Starr October 10, 2012 at 2:11 am

    You're right – the back is stunning! The colors are gorgeous on you

    girlavantgarde.com

  • Reply Clara Turbay October 10, 2012 at 2:21 am

    youthful, bold and tasteful.

  • Reply Audrey (hkittygirl) October 10, 2012 at 2:22 am

    You look so pretty and the dress fits you perfectly!

  • Reply Mounette October 10, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    your dress is very nice, I love the color! It seems to be nice to wear it!
    Kiss
    Aurélie
    http://www.lespetitesbullesdemavie.blogspot.com

  • Reply Shannon October 11, 2012 at 2:53 am

    That dress is fabulous!
    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Marisa October 11, 2012 at 7:02 am

    I'm so happy you ditched the jacket you were going to wear because the back of your dress is too gorgeous not to show off! Love the way you incorporated your beloved turquoise into the look too, it contrasts beautifully with the purple.

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

  • Reply Nancy October 12, 2012 at 12:49 am

    SUCH a pretty dress! I love the detail on the back!
    =)

    xo,
    nancy

    http://adoretoadorn.blogspot.com

  • Reply Petite Adventures October 25, 2012 at 11:15 pm

    Great dress – I love the colour and cut!

    Kate xo petite-adventures.blogspot.ca

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