Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Dead Sexy

I'm sure I'm going to get all kinds of creepy hits with that title, but whatevs, I felt dead sexy in this outfit all day. I mean, how can one not feel sexy when wearing red leather?
I went for a bit of a rockabilly pin-up look (but tried to keep it office-appropriate). I am wearing a red camisole under the top to keep the cleavage covered up, and I chose to wear nude fishnets so that I didn't have bare legs with such a sexy skirt.

And oh yes, what a sexy skirt! It was even better than I'd remembered from trying it on this past weekend when I bought on consignment (here). Well worth every penny of the $19.99 I paid for it! 
I nearly always wear a belt since I have to wear an ID card, a swipe access card and a whack of keys for my job every day. Need to have something to clip that sucker to.

I bought the top at the same time, in the same store, for $12.98 - such a score for both pieces. It's hard to see here, but the top has white pinstripes.
Am I allowed to say I think my own butt looks ah-mazing in this? Ha!

The stuff:
I did have a lot of compliments from my coworkers today. Of course, these shoes always prompt "ooohs"! They are my fabulous Fluevog Coffee Sumatras, last seen here in March with a burgundy suede skirt.

Bling things:
My suite of red coral, homegrown vintage rings and some assorted locally-made/bought and thrifted pieces.

Top (Heart Moon Star, consignment), skirt (Ocean West, consignment), shoes (Coffee Sumatras, Fluevog), belt/coral bracelet (Plum), stretchy cuff (thrifted), snake/spider ring (vintage 80s), red ring (Oscar & Libby's), earrings (locally-made), spoon ring (About Tine).

I will be taking a little break for a few days. Good vibes to you all!

17 comments:

  1. Oh la la! Gorgeous! Nothing better than an outfit that makes you feel sexy.

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  2. Owowowww!! Mizz Sheila you are lookin' smokin'!

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  3. Gorgeous! And I love your comment about the hits your post title will bring! I love to look at the keywords searched for to bring people to some of my posts!

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    Lynn

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  4. Yes, you can say your butt looks amazing because it does! I hope you carry pepper spray when you walk around looking like that!

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  5. Love this outfit! Classic and work appropriate yet something you still feel amazing in - perfection.

    Hope the break goes well.

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  6. Yowzer! Call the fire department, you are blazing. Amazing look down to your fab Fluevogs. Enjoy your time off!

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  7. Ow ow! Sexy indeed! You are totally rocking the red leather!!

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  8. Va Va Va VOOOOMMMM!!!! Love this--it's classy, yet sexy!!
    Yes, you butt looks AMAZING!!!

    Have fun on your little "break"!!

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  9. I love black and red so hard. and red leather? Totally dead sexy! and those heels? Fabulously sexy!

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  10. Love that red skirt and the high waisted belt, such a lovely detail =) sexy !

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  11. I love nude fishnets! So much better than regular old pantyhose :-)

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  12. I have to agree Sheila, you butt does look amazing in this skirt - i have to say i am not a fan of leather clothes but this skirt is truly a treasure.

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  13. You look gooorgeous. Red leather is the definition of sexy.

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  14. Oh my goodness, Sheila! What a fantastic outfit!! I looooove that red leather skirt!! You look outstanding!

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  15. Zowie! You are looking fabulous! All of this suits you so beautifully, classic colour combo, wonderful fit, cool details. And super-sexy! I do love some search term fun. :)

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  16. Gorgeous fire-engine red leather skirt. And you've made it okay for the office, to the delight of your coworkers I know. I love your specs with all that red too!

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  17. You are MOST definitely allowed to approve of yor own bum! We are all thinking it. That skirt was such a score, well done you. And so work-appropriate. I am going to wear my green leather jacket to a high level meeting this week and make it Big-Meeting-Appropriate...

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I appreciate every comment, thank you so much! Please feel free to tell me what you think! I will respond to questions.

Cheers,
Sheila