Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Tagged in Stripes and Leather

My friends, you will forgive me for my hasty post - I am exhausted from a 10+ hour day and I need some time with my sweetie. 
Onward! New things!

  • Jacket - Danier Couture, consignment; last seen here in October 2014 when I tied one on
  • Top - Simpli, consignment; last worn here in May 2014 with denim (and exposing the shoulders)
  • Skirt - Kenneth Cole, consignment; purchased here on our trip to Van
  • Shoes - Diesel, consignment; purchased here, also that same weekend 

I need more sleeveless tops, in some different colours. I had to drag this somewhat-forgotten top out of my "soft tops" drawer in the bedroom (where I forget about them) to go with this skirt.
See the tag hanging off my hip?
What a maroon I am! I totally missed removing the store's tag from my skirt. Thank goodness for my coworker, Sue, who spotted it early and popped it off for me.

The skirt has about a bazillion colours in it, including a deep burgundy. I have a magenta cardigan, a lemon cardigan and all kinds of black, but nothing in magenta, lemon or brown small layering tops. I think I may need to go shopping, heh.

The stuff:
These shoes were awesome on their first wear! I adore this lower heel height and the slide "buckle" stayed in place properly, only loosening itself on one shoe once, early in the day. After a quick adjustment, they stayed put for the rest of the day.

Dangly bling:
I've been on a stud earring kick lately, but these dangly ones have remained in my earring collection for over 4 years.

  • Earrings - Plum
  • Purple ring - Dad's, vintage 50s, Frances Jewellers
  • Amber ring - some junky store in the 90s


Sheila go crash now. Back tomorrow.

5 comments:

  1. Ten-plus hours...yup, that's one loooong day. At least you looked good. I love the heel of your new-to-you Diesel shoes. I'm glad they were kind to your feet.

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  2. Extremely gorgeous skirt, yay for shoes that are first-wear awesome and look so fantastic with the rest!

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  3. Go crash. Wine, then coffee, all better. Love this skirt! xo

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  4. Gorgeous skirt, really great colours. Hope you've caught up on some rest and relaxation after your busy day! xxx

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  5. It may have been a long day, but you still look pretty fresh! I really like this outfit, and have been wondering what those shoes would look like on your feet. I wish I could wear shoes like that!

    I am always looking for simple tops to layer under jackets and cardigans that are not made of that horribly cheap jersey-like fabric that wrinkles like crazy.

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