Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Cerulean Blue and Leopard

Brrr! The temperatures here have dropped to an icy-cold zero to minus 4 degrees (that's Canadian temperatures; it's in the high 20s/low 30s for the rest of you). It's clear and sunny, but man, we delicate West Coast flowers are chilly.
I actually went out twice today without a jacket! Foolish, foolish Sheila.

I had to wear (I had to!) my new-to-me cerulean blue skirt today - I loved how it went with this pretty leopard cardigan. I thrifted the skirt on the weekend (here) for $6.50 - what a score!
The cardigan was last worn here in July - coincidentally, I wore it with this same blue belt AND I whined about being a delicate flower due to the heatwave we'd been experiencing then. I'm so predictable.
The skirt is such an awesome fit - I loved wearing it all day. The wonderful wool crepe was a dream - didn't wrinkle a bit (not that I actually sat today; I was far too busy for that!).

The stuff:
My new-to-me black shoes were uber-comfy. I thrifted them this past weekend at the same time as the skirt for $16.50.

Some bling:
I am bummed that I missed out on Wendy Brandes' Cyber Monday sale - there were some amazing deals! But everything I clicked on had already been sold. Ah, well, I shall console myself with these gorgeous rings of hers. Did any of you manage to snag a piece?

Cardigan (XXI, consignment), skirt (no label, thrifted), shoes (Town Shoes, thrifted), belt (Danier Leather), necklace (Grandma J's, vintage 50s), earrings (Jacob), lapis lazuli and Fulvia Ring (Wendy Brandes).

13 comments:

  1. Cold? Heck, yeah! Nothing like a little animal print to seal in the heat. Great score on that magnificent blue skirt.

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  2. Gorgeous outfit. And it's warm down here so you have my sympathy.

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  3. I love the print and that's such a beautiful shade of blue- they look even better together.

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  4. It sounds so cold! You were brave to go jacket less! I don't think it's ever dropped into negative temperatures here in Brisbane....really like that leopard print cardigan with the blue too, that is a lovely skirt and really nice outfit :)

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  5. Brrrr! You however, look hot in your blue plus animal prints. We're wearing similar skirts today!

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  6. The skirt is a perfect fit and looks great with the leopard print. The new shoes are cool too. xxx

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  7. Gorgeous!! That skirt really is stunning and anything is enhanced with leopard in my book!!

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  8. Love that shade of blue and it looks fab paired with animal print.

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  9. I oogled Wendy's cyber monday, but alas, I just dropped about $400 towards next semester's tuition so oogling was all I got to do!

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  10. Perfect skirt. Patti recently bought a blue skirt, too. Now I think I NEED one - but I know I don't. Plus, I think there is one squished in my closet at home. Can't wait to go take a look-see lol.

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  11. That is too cold for my little self - and yet you manage to look like the weather is perfect.

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Cheers,
Sheila