Tuesday, 19 May 2015

1920's velvet

Hello, hope you have all been having a good week. Just a quick post today, to share an outfit I wore the other week. It's a reworking of one I shared last year. I decided this time around to tone down the colours. I have also been experimenting with curling my hair. It is proving quite successful.

Blouse: Cream, sheer, Country Road
Skirt: Brown velvet, opshop
Blazer: Green velvet, vintage
Hat: Brown felt, opshop
Shoes: Nice new brown heeled laceup boots
Scarf: vintage

I was really happy with this outfit, and I think it made me look very 1920's, about to go for a hunt at an English garden party!

Have yu ever had success changing up a previous outfit combination?

5 comments:

  1. Very lovely ensemble. That cloche hat is such a classic stunner! I really like the look of cloches, but they're flat out atrocious on me (I actually can't think of a least flattering hat style for myself), so I don't own a single one. I hold out hope though that somewhere there's a cloche I won't look frighteningly bad in, but so far I haven't tried it on.

    Big hugs & many thanks for your wonderfully nice comment on yesterday's post,
    ♥ Jessica

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  2. Thankyou very much Jessica :) This is actually the only hat I own/have been able to get to fit my head, but seeing so many lovely vintage hats, especially on your blog, has made me determined to track some more down.

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  3. Great look. A cloche hat was the first thing I bought with my first ever pay packet. I lived I in Brighton (UK) with an old fashioned department store with a section selling hats where you sat in front of a mirror and a sales lady brought you hats to try! I spent all my earnings in one go. I thought I was very kooky and cool!!!!! Ah the early nineties.

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    1. Sounds like a great experience

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  4. Your ensemble looks great and I love the hat on you!

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