Thursday, February 23, 2012

new loves and old friends: hot under the collar






old friends
collar~ swap with Jenn
boots~ vintage

new loves
kimono wrap~ F21
tank/belt~ H&M
pants~ thrifted

i am not actually hot under the collar. i am not angry at all. i'm in a pretty good mood, in fact. it was just the only idiom i could think of that used the word 'collar', and i wanted you all to notice the beautiful, vintage beaded collar i am sporting today. it was part of a little swap we did with Jenn over at The Suburb Experiment (see how she styled megan's poncho/shawl here). isn't this collar gorgeous? i love it. i don't even care about the rest of the outfit, but i figured i should probably put on something rather than going outside and taking photos of myself in just the collar. my mailman may have liked that, but i think my neighbors may have thought a pregnant, naked lady prancing around in the snow, taking photos, was a little strange. no one needs to see that.  

anyway...sorry to put that visual in your head. lucky for you i put on clothes!

i hope you all have a wonderful day! 

xoxo, nora bird

42 comments:

  1. Well hello gorgeous, that collar is so beautiful combined with the sheer kimono, Nora. You look so pretty even with the angry face in the one photo. What a nice fresh approach to Spring!!! Have a great day! Dawn Suitcase Vignettes xo

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  2. Haha - the collar is beautiful - and so is the outfit, so I'm glad you decided to wear it :) Love the way you belted that blouse!

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  3. Next time? "Collar Me Beautiful"

    You're welcome.

    ;)

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  4. LOL, you make me smile. I love that collar necklace though, it is so pretty!

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  5. I tend to look at pictures first and then read the post. I didn't realize you were pregnant until I read the post. I saw you holding yourself and thought "That is a strange pose" I feel really dumb now.

    http://www.buxomchick.com

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  6. That collar is darling and those are the best cowboy boots I've ever seen!

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  7. the collar is gorgeous! i want your boots!!!!

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  8. You look absolutely stunning!!! This outfit is fab & those boots are totally to die for! :) Love it!

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  9. That collar really is stunning- I absolutely love it! And you're right, going outside naked in the snow is probably not the best idea :)
    www.saysskippy.blogspot.com

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  10. Nice outfit ! :)

    Unfortunately, I don't remember where I find this dress.

    See you soon !

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  11. Loving the curved hem of the kimono wrap! =]

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  12. what a sweet little baby bump!

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  13. that top is dreamy! thanks so much for stopping by my blog.

    www.summersetsin.blogspot.com

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  14. This outfit is adorable... I love the color necklace thing. Its funny because I didn't even notice until i read that you wanted to point it out. You look great!

    http://seventwentysomethings.blogspot.com/

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  15. beautiful! you & your outfit nora bird. absolutely gorgeous, truly. i like the collar too. doesn't everyone dance naked?

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  16. Oh, gosh, this is so perfect, I can hardly stand it!

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  17. Haha!! yes, that collar is beautiful!~

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  18. Yay! I knew it was a good choice to send. :) I love it paired with the floaty top.

    Jenn
    The Suburb Experiment

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  19. Great collar necklace! It looks beautiful with the soft and sheer kimono top. :)

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  20. I don't know, just the collar could have been VERY artsy. I really like the flowy kimono look. So feminine.

    www.stylinggame.blogspot.com

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  21. So cute! I need these boots in my life, uh, closet! You are rockin' the headbands, scarves well. Love the baby bump and your hair is growing out nicely!! Whew, did I miss anything?

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  22. Love the boots, the kimono and the collar!

    XO Aline
    browneyedgirlaline.blogspot.com

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  23. The collar is super cute. I think you probably made the best decision of your life not shooting in the snow in the buff...Only because its too cold lol

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  24. That collar is truly gorgeous - and those boots are to die for, great look!

    XO
    www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

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  25. Who gave that beautiful collar up in a swap? I'd be hanging on to that beauty for eternity! You look great, Nora:)
    cate @ wildruffle.com

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  26. Ooh loving this outfit! The collar and shirt are my favorite pieces :)
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  27. wow..i love this look..we are planning to have baby number 2 and i cant wait to get pregnant and dress like this..you look adorable so chic and stylish pregnant style looks..inspiratio!
    thanks for the comment you left on blog ..take care

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  28. you are so with your little belly! congrats! you look so stylish pregnant.

    http://spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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  29. Gorgeous look. The collar is just perfection.

    And you are a very, very stylish mommy-to-be!

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  30. So that collar is basically amazing as well as that top! This whole look is just so pretty :)

    To answer your question on my Horsin Around post:
    I bought the dress last month from Modcloth and they still have it in stock, yay!
    The person that I know that saw us taking outfit photos was my husbands classmate. What makes it more awkward was my husband was taking the photos and his classmate was like, "heyyy...whatcha doin?!". Then my husband just said taking photos for lizzies blog haha. Then he lingered as I nervously looked through my camera, avoiding all and any eye contact haha

    xo
    Lizzie
    placeclevertitlehere.blogspot.com

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  31. That collar is amazing! I've been wanting one for so long, and this one is perfection. Beautiful look love!

    Alexandra xo

    http://tovogueorbust.com/

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  32. I like that pun haha..And I like the kimono style top, so flowy light and feminine chic. Nice layering too. That cute collar is a statement piece.

    mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  33. I love this outfit especially the collar!
    thank you for visiting my blog, would you like to follow each other? xoxo

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  34. i really love the blouse, you look gorgeous!! thanks for visiting my blog! i'm your new follower

    hope you'll follow back :)
    serenamariposa.blogspot.com

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  35. You look amazing! I love the soft, fresh combo. Sheesh - you set the bar high for expectant mums everywhere. If/when that day comes for me, I'll be revisiting these posts for inspiration.

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  36. i love your hair.

    and i had to read that entire post to figure out you were pregnant. i didn't see it until the last photo - at all. that is an AMAZING maternity outfit . gorgeous.

    that beaded peter pan collar is quite pretty.

    and yeah, the looks i get when i go take photos make me so nervous and weird. i try and find places no one sees

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  37. I love the new collar! I keep seeing those around lately, and I've finally convinced myself that I just NEED one!

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  38. I MUST have that gorgeous cardi! oh my goodness, it is perfection. Your lil baby bump is too precious. :)

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  39. i love everything about this~ the blouse, the collar, the boots, the baby bump...

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