Thrifty Threads – Ladies Who Brunch

Posted On Friday, July 1st, 2011
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime, Thrifty Threads 365

My schedule can be unpredictable but there are two things in life that are {usually} guaranteed on a Sunday: church and brunch. A relaxing brunch is the perfect way to unwind before beginning another work week.

This week I caught up with my friend Johara from Luvin’ My Curves and we decided to hit up Kitchenette in Tribeca. The restaurant’s known for its down home cooking.

I wanted a ladylike frock that was church appropriate but also comfy for the near 90 degree temps, so rocked the little white dress I recently picked up from the Salvation Army.

But first, let’s talk about the food, which was beyond amazing.

{strawberry sangria served in mason jars}

{i realllly enjoyed the sangria *hiccup*}

{johara had the lumberjack special with red velvet pancakes}

{i chowed down on the farmhouse special: eggs, bacon, biscuit, cheese grits and a side of strawberry butter}

{i managed to keep my pretty white dress free of food stains}

{accessories were minimal}

{my babies!}

Dress: thrifted for $7//Purse: Nine West//Shoes: DSW//Necklace and Bracelet: gifted//Ring: Urban Outfitters

Week 43 of my Thrifty Threads 365 challenge (a full year where I only buy second-hand clothing) is down. Only 9 more weeks to go!

Let me go walk that meal off…


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  • Ronda Stroud

    I love this as a “Sunday Dress” cute, classy, and chic! and the thought of strawberry butter made my heart race LOL

    • Looking Fly on a Dime

      thanks Ronda. That strawberry butter was divine! 

  • Chai

    that sangria looks too good! brunch is my religion on the weekends, will have to pay them a visit;)

    • Looking Fly on a Dime

      Yes, brunch is the best! This was my first time at Kitchenette but I’ll definitely be back. 

  • Alissa

    Hey Patrice, you look super feminine and girlie. I love the new look of the blog.

    • Looking Fly on a Dime

      Thanks so much Alissa :)

  • Danielle

    OMG—I’ve been to this place but only stopped in for strawberry lemonade once. I need to go back for brunch!

    • Looking Fly on a Dime

      Oh yes, their brunch is the real deal. We’ll have to go there!