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Gold Inspired

We all know that I’m like a kid in a candy store when it comes to anything with a little glitz…and nothing says glitz like gold baby! As we get closer to the holiday party seasonΒ  glitz is at the forefront of my fashion focused brain even more than usual. I’m hoping that the hubs can pull himself away from work and studying, so we can attend at least a few holiday events this year. Wouldn’t one of these little gold frocks be just perfect for a holiday cocktail affair?

gold collage

From left to right: Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent Party Dress at Piperlime, Milly Liana Lace Mini Dress at Saks Fifth Avenue, Modcloth Gild-ty Pleasure Dress {BonBon Deal of the Day at $89.99}, ABS Strapless Ruffled Dress at Saks Fifth Avenue, Halston Heritage Shirred Shoulder Short Dress at REVOLVEclothing.com

Do you have any fun parties to attend in the upcoming season or is it still too early for that kind of talk? If you’re the kind of person that groans over Christmas decorations hitting the shelves even before Halloween is over…then I have a fall image for you. Remember this photo of the dude?

the dude

Well, I decided to enter it into Gap Casting Call contest. I would heart you to the moon and back if you would pop over there and vote for him. It’s alright if you want to make fun of me…My bestie already did. HA! Ok, ya’ll have a beautiful weekend. I’m off to New York to dance my arse off at a wedding!

  • Erika ~TiptoeButterfly~

    that middle dress is BEYOND! – want it for a Christmas party!!!!

    October 21, 2010 at 3:35 pm Reply
  • Jude

    Those gold dresses are divine! Aw, and the little dude is total cuteness – enjoy a fab NY weekend!

    October 21, 2010 at 3:35 pm Reply
  • Ashley

    I voted for your cute little man! Love this sweet picture!

    October 21, 2010 at 3:36 pm Reply
  • Krysten

    Love those. The Modcloth dress is divine!

    October 21, 2010 at 3:47 pm Reply
  • betsy

    Have fun in New York. I already voted. Love the gold dresses.

    October 21, 2010 at 3:48 pm Reply
  • Tiffany

    Oh girl, I LOVE all things gold! That is all darling! And so is that picture!! What a muffin!!

    October 21, 2010 at 3:55 pm Reply
  • AmyK

    Awww, lookit the little guy with his pumpkin! You’ll be happy to know that I popped over and voted for him! I am in love with fall, and while I used to resent seeing Christmas decor out before Halloween is even over, I don’t mind so much now. Maybe because I also love winter now too!

    October 21, 2010 at 4:02 pm Reply
  • Frankie

    Gold is stunning and the Milly dress is fab!

    October 21, 2010 at 4:15 pm Reply
  • Monica

    We must be on the same wavelength–I just got a fun dress at Sway and Cake in Seattle, and it’s a champagne gold velvet by Myne. Found a snap of it at Polyvore: http://www.polyvore.com/velvet_neck_sleeveless_dress/thing?id=23693082 . Love your picks! And your adorable pumpkin!

    October 21, 2010 at 4:16 pm Reply
  • everton terrace

    Downright adorable. Will pop right over and vote.

    October 21, 2010 at 4:17 pm Reply
  • patina

    A woman after my own heart. As you know, I wear bling as much as I can. You little boy is so cute. Good luck, I hope he wins.

    October 21, 2010 at 4:20 pm Reply
  • Miss Neira

    I agree! I have been loving the gold sequined dresses!

    October 21, 2010 at 4:36 pm Reply
  • Heavenly Housewife

    I am totally feeling all the gold daaaaaahling! Very holiday!
    *kisses* HH

    October 21, 2010 at 4:39 pm Reply
  • Sherin

    I love Glitz and Gold! Perfect for Christmas!

    October 21, 2010 at 4:47 pm Reply
  • Shop N' Chomp

    Voted for the little dude! Have fun in NY πŸ˜€

    October 21, 2010 at 4:56 pm Reply
  • drollgirl

    you know your glitz! lovely examples!!!

    and your son is SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    October 21, 2010 at 4:56 pm Reply
  • Shea

    These dresses make me want to start holiday party hopping right now!!

    October 21, 2010 at 5:06 pm Reply
  • Traci

    He is absolutely adorable!!!! I’m a big fan of gold! Especially around the holidays.

    October 21, 2010 at 5:12 pm Reply
  • Katy Mary

    I love the lace one!! Makes me wish I had more holiday parties to attend.

    October 21, 2010 at 5:27 pm Reply
  • Grace

    Aw, I’ll totally vote!!
    And I really need a little more metallic in my wardrobe.

    October 21, 2010 at 5:30 pm Reply
  • Josie

    I love the Cynthia Vincent dress and all of these other pretty gold frocks! Gorgeous. And how cute is the Dude? I popped over to vote right after getting your e-mail!
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

    October 21, 2010 at 5:37 pm Reply
  • Jessica

    I dont understand how you find these dresses and clothes you are always posting about. I search and searched for a dress for an upcoming party and couldn’t find a thing and now I see 4 dresses in my face that i liek! go figure! XOXO Jessica

    October 21, 2010 at 5:55 pm Reply
  • Helena - A Diary of Lovely

    aaaw what a cutie!!

    October 21, 2010 at 6:02 pm Reply
  • krystal/village

    Kristin! I adore these, perfect for a christmas party =)
    and thanks for your lovely comment on my guest post today!

    October 21, 2010 at 6:04 pm Reply
  • Ashley

    Your kiddo would be perfect for Gap! I’m headed there to vote now!

    http://ashleyanderic.blogspot.com

    October 21, 2010 at 6:07 pm Reply
  • Allison

    Omg, I loveee gold! Those dresses are absolutely gorgeous.
    And seriously, your son is too cute for words! Totally voting for him πŸ™‚

    October 21, 2010 at 6:16 pm Reply
  • Christen

    He might wake you up in the middle of the night but your little one is ridiculously adorable! I will definitely go vote for him πŸ™‚ I hope you are able to get some rest this weekend!

    October 21, 2010 at 6:24 pm Reply
  • lindsay

    I love gold. I think this would be a great color for a CHristmas dress. Your little man is precious!

    October 21, 2010 at 6:36 pm Reply
  • 5amjetaime

    love your picks!!! i’m going for golden tunes for Halloween
    for sure!!! welcome to check our dresses giveaway for this week!!! http://5amjetaime.com/blog

    xoxo
    gabrielle

    October 21, 2010 at 6:42 pm Reply
  • Viktoria

    I’m lusting over the gold looks! I hope I get to wear some this Christmas season!

    And I loooove Christmas all-year round. You’re lookin’ at a girl who loves nothing more than to curl up with hot chocolate and watch Home Alone.. in May. πŸ™‚

    October 21, 2010 at 6:49 pm Reply
  • Closet Fashionista

    Those dresses are gorgeous! i love the middle one best .
    I am SO excited for Christmas decorating!! But sadly it must wait until the day after Thanksgiving πŸ˜‰ (we get our Christmas tree that day and start putting up all the decorations

    Off to vote for the little dude now πŸ˜€
    http://aclosetfashionista.blogspot.com/

    October 21, 2010 at 7:01 pm Reply
  • Cecilia

    Gold is a great color to wear around the holidays!

    October 21, 2010 at 7:06 pm Reply
  • Danielle (elleinadspir)

    I’m sad that I have no holiday parties to shop for! I need to find some so I can shop cute sparkly dresses!

    October 21, 2010 at 7:07 pm Reply
  • WendyB

    The little fella is adorable.

    October 21, 2010 at 7:20 pm Reply
  • Jennifer @ Darling Notes

    The dress at the top right corner is my fav! I love metallics for the holidays!

    October 21, 2010 at 7:25 pm Reply
  • Dawn {The Alternative Wife}

    Love these gold dresses, sweetie! Have fun here this weekend. It’s going to be a nice one! And the dude is too adorable for words!!! xoxo

    October 21, 2010 at 7:32 pm Reply
  • Chic 'n Cheap Living

    That Milly dress is gorgeous! Just voted for the little guy – good luck!

    October 21, 2010 at 8:02 pm Reply
  • Samantha

    Oh my goodness..your little guy is beyond adorable! I’m not a holiday person at all..I’m one of those people that thinks it’s too much work to put up decorations just to take them down in a few weeks. But that middle dress would give me reason to celebrate!!

    -Samantha
    http://sincerelysamantha.com

    October 21, 2010 at 8:09 pm Reply
  • Annie S.

    Loving the GOLD!!
    I voted for your little cutie pie!!

    October 21, 2010 at 8:14 pm Reply
  • blueviolet

    He’d be such a cutie pie in that. I hope he gets it!

    October 21, 2010 at 8:19 pm Reply
  • taylor @ undomestic momma

    LOVE all the gold and of course the dude is cute as ever!

    October 21, 2010 at 8:52 pm Reply
  • Connie @ Sogni e Sorrisi

    Such beautiful dresses. Perfect for the holidays!

    October 21, 2010 at 8:58 pm Reply
  • Nikosmommy

    I love Gooooolllldddd! Those dresses are fab!

    October 21, 2010 at 9:09 pm Reply
  • Marchmusings

    I heart the one-shoulder dress. Going over to vote now. Happy weekend!

    October 21, 2010 at 9:16 pm Reply
  • Melissa B.

    I’ll vote early, and often! Tell ya, that Superior Snap is worth its weight in gold…

    October 21, 2010 at 9:18 pm Reply
  • Neana

    Awe! tried to vote and the website was down “we’ll be right back” whenever that is ugh! lol I’ll try again soon! love the dresses! xoxo
    http://www.shoe-radar.com

    October 21, 2010 at 9:23 pm Reply
  • Brown Girl

    OMG, he’s so cute! I truly enjoy a gold little sparkly dress…like the one I wore for new years the first yr. M and I dated. Have fun at the wedding!!

    October 21, 2010 at 9:40 pm Reply
  • Liz

    Now why’d you have to go make me crave something I don’t need πŸ™‚ No chance I’ll be going to any fab parties this year I’m just a broke college student, but one day I’ll have important and fabulous places to go to!

    October 21, 2010 at 9:44 pm Reply
  • Kelly

    Totally voted for you – he’s beyond cute!! πŸ™‚

    October 21, 2010 at 9:46 pm Reply
  • Holly

    When I was a teenager, I totally hated gold. Gold jewelry, gold makeup, and especially gold, shimmery fabric. But all of the sudden, in my twenties, I’m kind of a fan. I’ve even been allowing gold to creep into my crafts.

    Your little guy is SO cute! His chubby cheeks are too much. I voted for the Dude!

    October 21, 2010 at 9:51 pm Reply
  • Tanvi

    The middle one is *droooooool* … Such a cute picture of your boy! πŸ™‚

    October 22, 2010 at 12:27 am Reply
  • Diana

    I may or may not have voted with two different emails πŸ˜‰

    October 22, 2010 at 12:53 am Reply
  • Leeann @ Join the Gossip

    I do remember that pick and i WILL go vote! I hope he wins!

    P.S. beautiful gold items πŸ™‚

    October 22, 2010 at 1:14 am Reply
  • savvy gal

    will sure vote for the little guy!

    October 22, 2010 at 4:42 am Reply
  • Jacqueline

    Hi Kristin,
    When it comes to jewellery, I’m a silver girl, or platinum if I’m lucky !! but, I am all for wearing gold, especially in the Christmas season. ….and, I adore that photo of your little one. XXXX

    October 22, 2010 at 5:43 am Reply
  • Susan

    I am not a fan of gold- I go for silver instead πŸ™‚
    your little boy is so adorable!
    have a great weekend, xoxo

    October 22, 2010 at 6:05 am Reply
  • Ellen

    Okay, I voted! And he deserves to win – how cute! Have a great time in New York!

    October 22, 2010 at 7:10 am Reply
  • jeni

    such a cute face! he has my vote… good luck!

    October 22, 2010 at 8:31 am Reply
  • carma

    Voted!!

    October 22, 2010 at 8:33 am Reply
  • Channon

    I was told gold – metallics in general – are “neutrals” this year.

    October 22, 2010 at 9:32 am Reply
  • shari @ little blue deer

    I am so with you on the gold, adore it! Off to vote! XX!

    October 22, 2010 at 9:58 am Reply
  • Cheryl

    that gold dress in the middle is perfect.

    October 22, 2010 at 10:13 am Reply
  • Joey @ Big Teeth & Clouds

    How cute! I’ll go vote right away!

    October 22, 2010 at 11:11 am Reply
  • hi-d

    Love the glitz and glam of gold!!!
    I voted for the dude…that would be so awesome if he won!
    Have fun at the wedding and dancing!!! πŸ™‚

    October 22, 2010 at 11:38 am Reply
  • chantele

    Gold has never really been my colour, but I kinda like the modcloth one!

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    Cross-Jones-Photography Home

    October 22, 2010 at 11:47 am Reply
  • Life of a Doctor's Wife

    LOVE the gold dresses, even though I am not a gold wearer. They are so fun and fancy!

    And I am totally voting for your boy – what a freaking cutie!

    October 22, 2010 at 11:55 am Reply
  • Tights Lover

    I’m actually looking forward to a couple of holiday parties this year, which, if you knew how scrooge-like I usually am, you might find surprising! It can be fun to have event to bust out the formal-wear for, though.

    ps. The dude gets my vote. Looks like Gap material to me…and I worked there for 5 years so I know what I’m talking about!

    October 22, 2010 at 1:30 pm Reply
  • Anaiz

    Love them all! I seriously want to try wearing something out of my comfort zone this holiday season πŸ˜€ I voted for your cutie pie!

    October 22, 2010 at 2:16 pm Reply
  • Carrie

    your little guy is so cute! voting!!

    xoxo,
    carrie

    October 22, 2010 at 3:23 pm Reply
  • Torrie @ a place to share...

    On my way to vote right now…

    Yeah, a bit early for holiday party talk, but only because I’m still not quite ready for Halloween, which is like next week??

    October 22, 2010 at 3:28 pm Reply
  • Polly

    The lace dress….oh my.

    Voting for your little guy done!

    October 22, 2010 at 5:20 pm Reply
  • Betty Manousos

    I’m totally voting for your little dude!
    He’s beyond cute!

    Good luck.

    B xx

    October 23, 2010 at 9:00 am Reply
  • Jenny

    You know I voted for the dude – adorbs!!!

    October 23, 2010 at 9:48 pm Reply
  • Grit and Glamour

    I LOVE the gold dresses your chose…and your little one is a cutie. Going over to vote now!

    β™₯ V
    http://www.gritandglamour.com
    twitter: @gritandglamour

    October 24, 2010 at 10:46 am Reply
  • Molly

    I just voted for the little man. Those big beautiful eyes convinced me!!

    Leaving the House in THIS?!?!

    October 24, 2010 at 3:25 pm Reply
  • Cherish

    Oh my goodness what a cutie! He’s gotten so big, too! I hope he wins, good luck.

    October 28, 2010 at 9:32 am Reply

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