Thursday, July 23, 2015

Classin' It Up, and the 40+ Blogger Meet-Up Starts Tomorrow!

I made it! Through 39 hours in 4 days, plus my WW meeting tonight. I'm done. On holiday! 
Look at me, all classy in grey. I'm practically a lady. I had a lot of strong positive reaction to this dress.


  • Dress - Zara, thrifted; purchased here a couple of weeks ago for $22.50
  • Shoes - Grotesque; purchased here the same day for $199.00 on sale

Too bad the dress is CRAP. It pilled on the side from my purse walking to and from work. It's very itchy (I have a full vintage slip on under it).
But - sigh - it looks great on me! One more wear and it's gone. Quelle drag!

The stuff:
Not a drag? These fab mustard and gun-grey-brown shoes. They were so comfy - I walked about 4 blocks in them to and from lunch, and wore them for 7 hours in the office and 1.5 hours at WW. My feet feel pretty good - no rubbing!

I'm totally having a good New Shoe Week! Three pairs all gorgeous and comfortable. Sweet!

Bling:
Unanimous love for the yellow belt matching the shoes. I can't help it - I love matchy.


  • Belt - Liz Claiborne, vintage 80s, thrifted
  • Bangle - local
  • Earrings - Glee


Hmm...something's missing.
Oh, yeah!


  • Ring - Stone Roses


So...this is it! Tomorrow morning, I hop on a float plane and fly off to the mainland and the Big City of Vancouver to the 40+ Blogger Meet-UP! I am stoked, excited, nervous, giddy, freaked, you name it, I am there.

Yes, I'll be taking lots of pictures, you bet I will. No, I won't be taking a giant wardrobe (float planes have a 25lb luggage allowance). I'll be doing a massive Bigass Wrap-Up on Monday - such a grand adventure!

9 comments:

  1. Some of us have being working hard to get the party started in advance of your arrival. Excited to see you...!

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  2. You look fantastic I the grey dress and those shoes are to die for!Have a great time @ the meet up.Cant wait to read all about your adventures. Best wishes Diane in Australia

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  3. Hope you have a great time at the blogger meet up! :)

    I love that dress on you - such a shame it is a pain to wear as it really does look great, and wonderful with the yellow! :)

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  4. Dear Sheila, I'm so glad you're been feeling better, looking fantastically put-together as always, and for all your happy new shoes! Ugh about that gorgeous dress. But gorgeous. I'm stoked for news about the 40+ Blogger Meet-Up, wish I could be there. Big hugs to all. Tell us everything!!!

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  5. Have a super time at the meet up!
    Looking forward to seeing all the pictures...enjoy your holiday.

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  6. The dress does suit you perfectly, but pilling after one wear, gone after two? That's not so good! Zara, shame on you for poor quality.
    Hope you have a fabulous time at the meet-up! xxx

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  7. Match made in heaven ! These two are fabulous… I love how you saved on the dress and splurged on the shoes.

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  8. From the photos on Instagram it looks like much fun was had at the Meetup! Looking forward to seeing your post.

    Too bad about the Zara dress - it does look good on you, shame it's such poor quality.

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Cheers,
Sheila