11.07.2010

carny folk

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Jacket: Vintage Skirt: Thrifted Blouse: Thrifted Shoes: Seychelles

These photos were taken in the early morning hours of my first craft fair experience.  To say the least, it was a learning experience.  Beyond that, I felt a bit like a Carny without all the crystal meth & without the perks of free roller coaster rides and all you can eat kettle corn.  
From this experience I've learned that my Etsy store is, probably, the way to go, and I have a couple different venture ideas in mind that could be more suitable.  All that I can say now, is that I'm glad its daylight savings today, because I really needed that extra morning hour of sleep before I head out to the job that can, actually, pay my bills.  
Hope that you're all having a terrific weekend!

56 comments:

Rosa&Carlotta said...

You look great as usual! You're outfits are always very stylish and never boring :)
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yOka said...

Perfect outfit, love everything!

Kelly said...

You look great! Love the polka dot top!

cool hunter said...

ohhhh so nice...

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Sita Danczi said...

you are amazing!

Sky Pies said...

Ahhhhhhh these are such amazing photos!!!! Love love love everything!!!!! <3

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Shilpi said...

LOVE the shoes

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lady liquor vintage. said...

Gorgeous outfit, you definitely show people how to wear a midi skirt without looking like a granny!

xoxo.

l-australienne said...

I know what you mean! I did a stint at a craft fair too, needless to say I won't be doing it again. Not only were people offering me next to nothing for my items, but some were also stolen!
I now prefer to stick with Ebay :-)

http://l-australienne.blogspot.com

Could I Have That? said...

I'm with you... all about shopping from my home minus the sleuthing and being exhausted after half an hour...

VicissitudiniLombarde said...

I really like your hat and the skirt ;)

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Nico said...

it looks like you had tons of nice clothes! sorry it seems like you had a bad experience with it though, dang.. i probably would of bought everything ahahaha..

;)

Lydia said...

Sucks about the sale! One day we need to create a blogger super sale. It would be amazing, for sure. I'm getting straight up granny vibes from this outfit, I'm loving everything about it! Those boots confirm my belief that lace up black boots are pretty much the shizz.

Guess who is on page 127 of the latest issue of Lucky Magazine? YOU ARE. It's for Lookbook.nu.

Raspberry Jam said...

Love the blouse!


XOXO

Lady Moriarty said...

I love the polka dots shirt, great, great, great !

See U !

libys11 said...

amazing!!!! i wish you all the best with your etsy shop.. you have such amazing blouses and items there! :D

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annierama said...

You really look great !
I love the shots and wish I were there!

Christina of Profresh Style said...

these are fantastic shots. loving the images of the clothing.

xx,
Christina
www.profreshstyle.com

Natalie Suarez said...

so so cute! i love the colors of that skirt! :)

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StyleNonsense said...

Your Skirt Is Haaawt.
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Carys said...

I love your outfit, those sunglasses and boots are amazing!!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

J.P. said...

aw! your first craft fair! i'm about to venture out and sell some of my art/handmade stuff to buffalo exchange... fortunately, i have a couple friends there that are excited to help me out.

is your etsy still up? miss you <3 xoxo

Mode.Karussell said...

oh my godness. If i've been there, i would have surely bought everything :) So gorgeous!

Eule said...

great dots

Anaivilo said...

Yes I know how these fair can be.. Quite frustrating. Although sometimes you find very nice things! And you have as well!
I love the skirt on you, great color :D

LuLu said...

Amazing! Love your blouse! =)


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hannah, heart city said...

how cool wish i could have stopped by i'd love to sort through your racks! i've had a venture or two into selling my stuff at markets and it's been really exhausting, not to mention annoying how no one in philly will spend more than $5, but yeah, thats why the internet is so rad!

Vicki said...

you look fabulous my dear! very olsen twin esque! :) xo

Marta said...

a wonderland!

Elena Vasilieva said...

loved the skirt

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x

Lindsay LeBoyer said...

i love the polka dot blouse!

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kelly ann said...

man, i'm so bummed i couldn't make it! i live so close, too... i would have for sure bought almost everything. ;)

sherryl said...

awww! i live super close. i wish i could've gone, but by the time i was going to leave i realized i was late. ;|

jessica wu said...

wow.that looks amazing! make sure to tell me next time when something like this happens :)
btw
LOVE your skirt with the boots, and those sunglasses..

xx

ANN said...

I love your blouse. And whaaat, if I was there I would probably buy all your clothes! You have so much to sell too! Your closet must be huuuge haha

isis said...

i would love to do something like this. your booth looks amazing, definately somewhere i would stop and shop for an hour or so.

Mei-li said...

aa i like the kirt with your boots, i also made a vintage market this week-end !

breugels said...

I hope your etsy shop will be more successful than mine. Looks like you are doing a good job.

dishly said...

you have a gorgeouus collection! :)
yay to online business-ing.

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olive said...

absoululey love the whole outfit..especially that hat xx

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Kristin, Golden Hearts Loves Vintage said...

I wish I could be there and look at all those clothes in person. Nice coat.

♥ Kristin

northwest is best said...

You gave it a go, so good on you! But I've done craft fairs too and not made much money. Lots of browers, not many buyers. Despite my amazing stock. Ah well... you live, you learn.

I Don't Wear Jeans said...

VERY feminine. Check out my blog and tell me what you think: http://idontwearjeans.blogspot.com/

sugarfreecupcake said...

wow wonderful *.*

Mila said...

omg you look brilliant!wow wow wow!!!

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Aisa.Pax.Paking.Paxie said...

would have loved to be there Meggy. I would have bought a lot from your treasures!:) at least you looked amazing while manning your booth. :)

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Beatrice said...

I'm so bummed I couldn't make it out there! :(
Looks like you had so many cute things!

Copious Couture said...

I love what you are wearing!!!! you look so lovely and ladylike!





Carissa
http://copiouscouture.blogspot.com

veronika, tick tock vintage. said...

vintage/craft shows are hard. i used to do them all the time but you get people that want to haggle you down to nearly nothing and it's just frustrating. i had a girl come back to my stand 3+ times trying to get me to lower a price of $60 boots to $20. online is the way to go! or maybe consign at a vintage shop in town?

Kellie W. said...

Which craft fair was this? I've been to a few in LA, but I still don't know about all of them! I totally would've come and bought loads of clothes from you!

the Citizen Rosebud said...

Oh how i wish I could shop the Meggs super store! And you look so fantastic, the clothes should buy themeselves.

I just read up in one of your many comments that YOU are in LUCKY magazine. How freaking AWESOME is that? Congrats!

adele said...

simply awesome. <3 <3
xx

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Glenda C said...

wow thats alot of vintage!!

Ashlee said...

i kind of feel the same way about fairs.

people expect chap, cheap prices.

but i do enjoy the atmosphere!

Morgan Jordan said...

Hi!

I love all your looks, and I featured this one on my 7 favorite blogger outfits of the week on my blog, Stylocrat!

:)

Danielle said...

The color of your skirt is so pretty!