Remembering

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This dress was my grandmother’s and although it has been hard to move on from her recent passing, I am thankful for the time I got to spend with her.  Wearing her dress helps me feel like a part of her is still around, and nothing makes me feel more proud than to wear this and represent her. As Thanksgiving approaches this week, thinking of her reminds me of how grateful I am for my family and all they do for me. Family means everything.

Dress, Vintage- Grandmother’s (similar here) Faux Fur Scarf, New York & Company (similar here) Booties, JustFab (available here) Earrings, Lia Sophia (similar here)

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    Rachel
    November 19, 2012 at 6:36 AM

    I love that you are wearing your Grandmother’s dress- it’s so sweet. I love this color on you, too!

    Life Unsweetened

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    thehautecookie
    November 19, 2012 at 8:47 AM

    love the entire look! xO!
    http://www.thehautecookie.com

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    Amy
    November 19, 2012 at 8:54 AM

    absolutely love that dress – your grandmother had great taste! i lost my only grandparent i ever met, my grammy, a few years ago and i still miss her every day. i wear her jewelry and sunglasses to keep her with me :)
    xoamy
    http://www.cupcakesncouture.com

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    joyshana
    November 19, 2012 at 9:18 AM

    Love the dress and fur vest, gorgeous look
    http://shana-style.blogspot.com

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    Bethie the Boo
    November 19, 2012 at 9:30 AM

    Wow – your grandmother’s dress is beautiful and looks amazing on you! What a wonderful way to honor her memory! And I love that you could add a touch of yourself to it with the fur vest! Very nice overall!

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    Julie
    November 19, 2012 at 9:36 AM

    So sorry about the loss of your grandmother, but so sweet you can wear her dress as a reminder of her whenever you put it on! xo, Julie
    http://www.fromproseccotoplaid.com

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    two birds
    November 19, 2012 at 9:48 AM

    i wish i had some of my grandma’s old clothes! what a great way to remember her. and you look gorgeous in this dress!

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    Alyssa
    November 19, 2012 at 9:57 AM

    This outfit is gorgeous, Rachel! And I love how the piece has special meaning for you…it makes it that much better!

    Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

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    Sharon
    November 19, 2012 at 9:59 AM

    I am so sorry for the loss of your grandma, but that is so sweet that you have her dress! I love how you styled it with the fur and the matching bow booties!

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    Erin/babesinthriftland
    November 19, 2012 at 10:26 AM

    Sorry to hear about your grandma passing away. It’s always hard to lose a loved one. The dress looks really great on you. Seems like a fitting honor to her memory!

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    olga
    November 19, 2012 at 10:34 AM

    love the dress, gorgeous color!

    I’m having a jewelry giveaway starting today, make sure to enter and good luck :)hope to see you over at my blog

    http://www.anightinnyc.blogspot.com

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    Rachel
    November 19, 2012 at 11:33 AM

    I wrote about a fur vest today, too! I just love yours and especially with that dress! So cute

    Xo, Rachel

    Glitzy Blues

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    TerrysTwoCents
    November 19, 2012 at 11:51 AM

    Love the dress, and as it’s been said before, it’s a great way to honor the memory of your grandmother. My condolences on your loss.

    xo,
    Terry

    terrys-two-cents.blogspot.com

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    Heiress
    November 19, 2012 at 1:02 PM

    Can’t remember you looking prettier or more chic than this ever…. our favorite look on you till date !! Just bowled over :)

    Much love
    Heiress
    The Heiress Blog

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      Rachel
      November 19, 2012 at 1:03 PM

      Oh my… thank you so much for the compliment :) :) :) SO sweet :) I am so thankful I have such a great piece to remember my grandma by.

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    Kacie
    November 19, 2012 at 1:04 PM

    Love the color of that dress! It’s stunning!

    xo,
    Kacie
    shygirlloudvoice.blogspot.com

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    Amy
    November 19, 2012 at 1:07 PM

    Well, I guess good style runs in your family. You look flawless in this dress and it is so nice that you can wear something to remind you of your grandma.

    xoxo
    Amy

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    Jessica
    November 19, 2012 at 1:59 PM

    What an amazing dress! Love the color and it looks great with the fur scarf. What a great way to remember your grandmother!
    ~Jessica

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    Antonella C'est moi
    November 19, 2012 at 2:04 PM

    amazing dress!!kisses

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    molly @ still being molly
    November 19, 2012 at 2:36 PM

    what an amazing, classic piece that you have to remember your grandmother by. i love this. you look beautiful!

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    Marie McGrath
    November 19, 2012 at 3:31 PM

    I’m so sorry about your Grandmother, I’ll keep you and your family in my prayers.

    http://www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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    Emily @ More Than Just Dessert
    November 19, 2012 at 3:35 PM

    What a neat post Rachel. That is a great way to remember her!

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    Meredith
    November 19, 2012 at 4:34 PM

    Rachel that is so special that you are wearing your grandmother’s dress. It’s so gorgeous on you, and what a great way to carry on her memory.
    Meredith
    createthatoutfit.com

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    Kacie's Kloset
    November 19, 2012 at 5:12 PM

    You look gorgeous is these pictures! My grandma passed away 9 years ago and I still love to wear things of hers. My parents live across the street from my grandparents so my g-ma was a big part of my life. When I wear something of hers, I fell like I have a piece of her with me :) That dress looks amazing on you!

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

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    Heather
    November 19, 2012 at 6:35 PM

    What an amazing dress – I love that it was your Grandma’s… amazing way to honor her :)

    XO
    Pearls & Paws

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    Franziska
    November 19, 2012 at 8:41 PM

    This dress looks AMAZING on you. Seriously so beautiful.

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    Fierce & Fashionable
    November 19, 2012 at 8:46 PM

    Aw, I’m sorry for your loss lady. That dress is absolutely beautiful! Love it and the color.

    xo Michelle

    Fierce & Fashionable

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    ashley
    November 19, 2012 at 9:43 PM

    Love that you’re wearing her dress. It looks so beautiful on you!

    xo Ashley
    http://www.ashnfashn.com

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    Amy
    November 20, 2012 at 1:44 AM

    I absolutely love that you’re wearing her dress, it’s so fabulous and I love the fur over it!!:)
    xoAmy
    http://www.dreamingincashmere.com

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    the clothing menu
    November 20, 2012 at 6:46 PM

    I love that you get to remember your grandmother while wearing her dress. Plus it looks great on you! Have a good Thanksgiving!

    Kristen

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    November 20, 2012 at 9:33 PM

    love the faux fur
    Xo Megan, http://www.TfDiaries.com

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    Barefoot Duchess
    November 21, 2012 at 1:10 PM

    This is lovely! It looks great on you, dear! Your grandma was a true fashionista!

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    Olivia
    December 1, 2012 at 9:25 PM

    Rachel, this dress is simply STUNNING on you! You’re glowing!! I love the pairing with the fur vest. Beautiful, as always my love.

    xoxo, Olivia

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