Friday, November 9, 2012

Frock Fridays: Date Night

Jon and I were apart for fifteen weeks after I moved back to DC from London - fifteen weeks, which is 105 days or 2,520 hours or 525,600 minutes.  No, wait, that's Rent.  My bad.  But it seemed like an excruciatingly long time!

Since I flew over for a visit in September (read about that here, here, here, here, and here) and Jon's landing at Dulles next Saturday, this stretch of long distance will have only been eight weeks and two days long.  That's almost nothing, right?  But I'm still beyond excited to see him next weekend and to share Thanksgiving with him.  This is Jon's third holiday with my family, so he knows what he's in for - and he knows what he'll be saying "I do" to in less than a year!

We've got a lot of low-key plans on top of the usual Thanksgiving festivities, like happy hours with friends and an outing to register for wedding gifts and possibly a road trip to Charlottesville, but we're also going to go on a real date to celebrate our four year anniversary, which was in mid-October.  I feel like I should va-va-voom it up for the occasion, don't you?  The boy needs some American glamour in his gloomy English life...


date night
[ dress / earrings / necklace / nail polisheyeliner / mascara / eyeshadow / perfume / clutch / shoes / wrap ]

Hey, you should enter my giveaway if you need some help making your own date night!
Ellie Goulding playing as you cook from River Cottage Every Day while wearing the NW3 scarf... how romantic!

23 comments:

  1. That dress rocks! Great choice :) I'm so happy that you two get to spend the holidays together - enjoy your time <3 xoxo! eliza

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  2. La Chapstick FanatiqueNovember 9, 2012 at 9:54 AM

    love love love this outfit!


    http://lachapstickfanatique.blogspot.com

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  3. What a classy dress! I say yes, va va voom it up. maybe throw some heels in there with the outfit? An anniversary date after 8 weeks deserves some glamour, in my opinion!

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  4. thanks! and, this time, I actually have something similar in my closet :)

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  5. I think the shoes up there are heels (though you can't see because of the angle) - I just might ;)

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  6. LOVE this dress. Perfect for the holiday season!


    xo Meaghan
    districtsparkle.com

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  7. No matter how many times Jurgen and I do long distance it never seems to get any better! I am terrible at long distance :/ So I don't blame you for being so excited to see Jon - Jurgen is only out of town for the weekend and I miss him already :) Love the outfit... he's not going to know what hit him! <3


    xxx
    Jenna

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  8. I didn't even think about that, but you're so right!

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  9. Oooooh! Lovely! And I LOVE that you referenced RENT. I have a loooooong history with that show -- as in, I worked with the director and members of the original Bway cast and workshop cast before the show opened. LOVE THAT SHOW.

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  10. natasha {schue love}November 9, 2012 at 1:22 PM

    Loving that dress for the holidays!! And it would probably work for nursing purposes too!! ;) #mindofamom

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  11. hahaha! filing that under Things Not To Tell Jon...

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  12. SO GLAD someone noticed my Rent reference! amazing.

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  13. Her Late Night CravingsNovember 9, 2012 at 2:30 PM

    We know that you are counting down until Jon's arrival. We hope you two have an amazing time together celebrating your 4 years together as well as the Thanksgiving holiday. this outfit...perfect!


    Jayme & Mendi

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  14. You're far too classy for me ;) Love the RENT reference; what a great song to get stuck in my head! Have a great weekend!!

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  15. yeah, but you know what RENT song this dress really needs? "Every single day / I walk down the street..."


    and thanks lady, you too!

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  16. Such a great dress! I love the reference to Rent! Now I have the song stuck in my head! lol

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  17. Love, Love the red dress! - Tiara

    http://icecreamandfrenchfries.blogspot.com/

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  18. how exciting! four year anniversary?! registering for gifts?! date night?! you have a lot of fun in store :)

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  19. I know! We've got to cram all the awesome into one week :)

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  20. That dress is definitely va-va-voom! :)

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