Happy Valentine's Day!

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When: Tuesday February 14, 2012

Dress: From Asos.com
Belt: ? (Panama)
Shoes: Via Vai (Panama)
Roses purse: La Onda (Panama)
Earrings: Used to be my mom's
Bow ring: c/o of LuShae Jewelry

Valentine tea time with my family + Dinner date with my boyfriend.

Happy Valentine's day everyone! I had such a sweet and wonderful Valentine's day. I spent the late afternoon having a special Valentine tea time with my family and my grandmother. We drank tea in our cute teacups, ate delicious h'orderves, and enjoyed heart shaped cupcakes.
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I was so happy to spend some quality time with my family this Valentine's day.
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After tea time, I went out on a romantic dinner date with my boyfriend. My boyfriend, being the wonderful romantic boyfriend he is, surprised me with a beautiful bouquet of roses. We enjoyed a delicious gourmet dinner together along with wine and an unlimited dessert bar (that's right, unlimited desserts!). Such a wonderful day :)
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I just want to send a couple I love you's for this Valentine's day: I love you family for loving me for who I am, I love you friends for always being there for me, I love you boyfriend for making me so happy on a daily basis, and a big I love you to all my readers who have supported me and my blog. You guys are wonderful!
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Hope you all had a wonderful Valentine's Day!

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  1. awesome  dress...

    oh, finally i'm following ... supposed i would do already!


  2. I have a bag similar to yours only mine us Blue :)

    I love this outfit - great outfit and pictures .. Especially the one infront of the lights!

    Sal xXx

  3. gorgeous marie! these photos are beautiful. what a spectacular valentines you had with family & boyfriend. i just posted about the ribbon necklace i won in your blog giveaway. here's the link if you want to see how i wore it.


  4. You look absolutely gorgeous! Love the dress, shows off your shape well. :) Happy late vday :)

  5. LOVE this dress. You look fantastic, that first photo is my favorite you look so cheeky and fun.  The photo pf you in front of the lamps is beautiful too.

  6. Gorgeous dress, darling!
    And your hair looks amazing!


  7. Oh, WOW, you look great with this floral print! Looks like you had a pretty perfect Valentine's Day, how nice!

  8. Marie, please make a post with the step by step of how to do that hairstyle (ugh, my english sucks here, but i think it is  understandable)!!!!

    You look fabulous on this dress! The color is perfect for you!

    We don't have valentine's day here in Brazil, but we have a similar date, on June 12, called "boyfriends's day"  or "lovers day", something like that, ;)

    ps: I dye my hair... But I am not ginger now, i am more red-haired... Really red, red red! And I love it.

  9. That is a gorgeous dress.  Your pictures always make me wish it was summer in my part of the world.

  10. Aweee wow, your look is just too precious! And I am glad that you had a great Valentine's day-- I kind of forgot about it until all my roommates' boyfriends showed up later in the night, haha. That purse is super pretty and I love that belt, it adds just a perfect shape to that dress!

  11. The movement on that dress is amazing! Absolutely stunning!

  12. I love the whole outfit so much!! The dress is absolutely gorgeous as well as your heel! 
     I have a giveaway on my blog so feel free to join it:)


  13. Hi again! such every time, you look gorgeous! and btw you have a great shots and great cam!

    i'm so sorry i'm annoying but can you help me this time ?
    k this dress driven me crazy i bought it but i didn't wear it !
    because that i wanna be demure and i wanna wear something inside it or outside whatever..like a blouse or jacket.. so please tell me how can i wear it :) thank you

  14. Waoooo!!! Este traje es hermosooo y te queda suuuuper biennn!! Me alegro tanto que la pasaran rico! Q linda tu familia q hacen tarde de te en san valetin, le date la idea a mis hermanas para el otro año! Te quierooo eres una amiga super especial! Te quierooooo!! Feliz dia d san valentin!! Btw ese efecto con las lamparas esta muy aon! Jaja gorilon intento robar camaras!

  15. So pretty! And I love how you did your hair!

  16. The pictures are beautiful. Love the hair and make up. And even like how you wore the dress at home with a red jacket. Simple and beautiful. 

  17. That's such a beautiful dress !

  18.  Hello Reema! Thank you so much for visiting my blog and always commenting such sweet words. You are not at all annoying, I'm more than happy to help!

    I really love your new orange dress! The color probably looks fantastic on you. Here are a couple of ideas on how to wear it:
              - Try wearing a monochromatic look by adding pieces in different shades of orange and red, like I did here: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2011/08/red-orange.html   , and here: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2011/11/i-missed-thanksgiving.html
              - Another easy idea is to add a patterned scarf on top of your outfit. Try to pick a scarf that has some sort of orange in it, that will always look nice. Finish it off with some neutral accessories and maybe one pop of color and you are ready to go. Something like this: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2011/07/scarves-in-panama.html
              - One of my go-to ideas for wearing dresses is to tie a crisp white collar shirt on top. After that, you can add almost anything else such as a statement necklace, a bright colored shoe, or a funky bag. Like this: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2011/05/always-hint-of-blue.html    , and here: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2011/02/challenging-heels.html
               - You can also add a patterned collar shirt on top instead of a plain white one: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2010/05/natural-effortless.html
               - Or another fail-proof outfit is to add a jean jacket and brown accessories. You can't go wrong with that outfit: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2009/10/happy-halloween.html
               - Or yet another idea is to layer the collar shirt under your dress (instead of over it). That always looks professional and pulled together: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2012/02/secret-to-fun-workplace.html
               - One last idea is to create a bold color combo. Try pairing your orange dress with a bright blue or even purple jacket! Like this: http://thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com/2011/10/funny-what-lace-can-do.html

    I hope you find these ideas useful Reema! If you have any more questions, always feel free to contact me. Have a wonderful day!

  19.  do not know where to comes from these ideas or i can not put my clothes togather !? whatever, i choose the second one i really like it because i have the same things so yea THANK YOU SO MUCH SUCH SWEET LADY ! i'll try to keep my eyes on your beautiful blogs and i'll post my problems :)

  20. You look amazing in that dress!! Sounds like you had such a great Valentine's Day!

  21. I love your dress! You look beautiful Marie! I'm glad to hear you
    enjoyed your Valentine's Day with both your grandmother and boyfriend!

  22. I periodically check in on your blog but this is my first time commenting.  This is hands down my favorite outfit post.  You look lovely!

  23.  AAwww, I'm so glad you liked my ideas Reema!! I feel so happy to have been able to help. Feel free to always contact me. Have a wonderful day!


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