March 2, 2010

Etsy Love for Gruhche & Exercise Motivation Rolled Into One

Hey everyone! If you follow me on Twitter, you would have read yesterday that my Etsy package came! I ordered a stunning skirt and gorgeous dress from the gruhche etsy shop - the designer, Vera (Deep In Vogue), is just as sweet as she is talented. I'm a big fan of Etsy, as I believe in supporting independent (and local) talent!

I didn't have a ton of time, but I wanted to snap a few IRL photos of the incredible items that were delivered today! Sorry in advance for the messy room...Riley decided he wanted to play with every single toy at his disposal.

First up, the nude tulle skirt:

This beauty will definitely keep my butt at the gym, literally. The fit is amazing and would look great winterized with black tights and booties - but I wanted to showcase it with some spring/summery looks. My fave look is the striped top with the skirt.










And second, the black mummy dress:

Hawt! This dress is a stunner -  the tulle is wrapped beautifully and the fit is fantastic. It did take some work pulling the dress over the bust area, but hey, it's worth it. The dress material is soft and stretchy.








So, those are my quick reviews of Vera's handiwork. I HIGHLY recommend her pieces - they are beautiful, well-crafted and unique. Oh, and they keep you in the gym. And, what husband doesn't love a tight skirt....just sayin'...

I know Justine is expecting her gruhche purchase any day now....and I have no doubt her styling will be supa fly. You can also check out pictures of lovely Ms. Chloe rockin' out her white mummy dress right here.

I love hearing about other shoppers' favorite Etsy sellers! Please share!

17 comments:

Fit For Fashion said...

The skirt is gorge! I love the nude, patent pumps! I definitely know about fashion as motivation for fitness!! Great pieces.

Pamela said...

Those pieces look awesome on you. I really like the look of the skirt with the belted denim top.

JustinsMami said...

Holy bejesus I love that skirt!!! I do love that dress as well but I don't know if I could pull that off! It looks great on you! great find.

Justine said...

Eeeeepp! I love love love it! I can't wait now... you've gotten me even more excited. I really like it with the stripey shirt, too (I might copy heh).

Justine
www.fetchingfashions.blogspot.com

Coley said...

Fit - Thank you! There are few things better than fashion for fitness motivation!

Pamela - Thank you! And thanks for visiting! :)

JM - Thanks, girly!

Justine - *waves* Can't wait to see your styling!!! Stripes are not copyrighted ;)

Chasing Davies said...

Um, You look AWESOME!! Those are some fantastic pieces! I love the striped shirt with the nude skirt - unexpected and fun!! The dress is amazing...going to check out the etsy store now...

Megs

The Obsessionista said...

The nude tulle skirt I need right now! Like, I could hardly read through the whole post because I need to find the link to purchase right now! You look fantastic in it and I must have it!!! Thanks for this post..

Miss K said...

Great buys! You look HOT in that skirt! I'm definitely going to check out her site! Thanks!

Coley said...

Chasing - Thank you darlin'!

Obsessionista - Check your Twitter, darlin'...I linked you up. :)

Miss K - Thank you - that's so sweet!

Thanks for visiting, everyone!

FabulousFloridaMommy said...

WOW!!! I LOVE both the skirt AND the dress! I must also say that you look AMAZING, too! Love your hair...I was wondering if you had actually gotten it cut when you changed your poseprint avatar. It looks great! :)

Coley said...

FFM-You're too sweet! Thank you! I chopped the hair about 3 weeks ago...thought an updated avatar was appropriate :)

Lorene said...

The skirt and dress were definitely worth passing up the shopping in New York!! They are beautiful and look great on you!!

Coley said...

Thanks momma! :) Love you!

Amber said...

wow wow Coley! Work it!

Coley said...

Thanks, Amber! :)

tam pham said...

i love vera! i have a black mummy and nude mummy skirt on the way! can't wait to receive! love how you styled yours!

tam
http://tampham.blogspot.com

Coley said...

Tam - Thanks so much! Definitely post pics when you receive yours. Vera is wonderful :)