Monday, March 7, 2016

White and Lilac With Sparkles

First, a note to Vronni, whose blog Vronni's Style Meanderings I love: I can't comment on your blog because it only accepts Google+ profiles (which I don't have!) and I refuse to give them any information about me - I'm reading, I just can't comment. Sorry for plunking this here, but you don't have an email in your profile. 

Okay, back to the show! Lookee, an outfit!
I wasn't too sure about this top when I bought it, but I really do love it. Such a work of art!


  • Blouse - Cartise, consignment; first worn here in January with tux pants and turquoise
  • Skirt - Talbots, consignment; last seen here in February with gingkos
  • Shoes - Two Lips, consignment; purchased here on the weekend for $25.00

I hope the zaniness of the shirt offsets the conservative skirt. Ha, conservative! Well, it is fuzzy mohair, and it's a little on the short side, but it reminds me of a grandmother colour, you know, like a "church skirt."
Grooving on this lilac grey colour.

The stuff:
My new-to-me shoes were lovely to wear all day. Also, so shiny!

Green bling:
Green is good.


  • Ring - consignment
  • Earrings - Stella and Dot, consignment

13 comments:

  1. Love, love, love those shoes! I gasped when I saw them in your weekend wrap-up post and they're even better in an outfit. Stunning!

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  2. The end look is very chic Sheila. I love these three pieces together, and I think that each piece elevates the others...especially those sparkly shoes!

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  3. Hahaha, church skirt. I love it and paired with the top and shoes. The top is maaaadness, in the best way.

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  4. Another person here loving the sparkly shoes! :)

    The pencil skirt really lets the shirt take all the attention too, great pairing and a lovely shirt :)

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  5. (Oh Sheila - thank you for your comment! I'm so sorry you can't comment on my blog with out Google+ but I think that Google+ might be the problem.If things haven't improved in a few days I'll add the google+ thing again - so do keep reading! I'll add an email address, as well).

    Anyway - your outfit. Absolutely fabulous jacket - no it's a stunning jacket and looks like a work of art. You look gorgeous in it and the plainer skirt is just right. You have such good legs!

    I love green and green bling, in fact I'm wearing green today, too.

    xxx

    Veronica
    vronni60s.blogspot.com

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  6. It's a great shirt and perfectly paired with this (not-in-the-least-churchy) skirt. Loving all these greys together, utterly chic, but then a bit of zing with those blingly shoes, hahaha, lovely!
    Anna
    Anna's Island Style

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  7. Hahahaha grandmother skirt!! I think not, Sheila :) that top is amazing, it looks like origami (and yours truly is a big fan of Issey Miyake). And I still can't get over your hair. If only it were easy to bleach Asian hair xoxo

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  8. I absolutely love the jacket's structure - it's such an unusual garment. Like wearing art !

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  9. Vronni, it's Google+ that prevents me from commenting, because I refuse to give them my personal information.

    Lorena, it's not a jacket - it's a shirt! It's a stretchy mesh with thin white strips sewn to it.

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  10. This top is amazing. I mean. One of the coolest pieces I've seen on a blog. And I think the styling is perfection. I love this!!!

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  11. Honestly, what you are able to find in thrift shops... I so envy you. This blouse is indeed a work of art, and you ar right to pair it with that skirt. Besides, in today's eyes, this skirt is modern. The shoes are so nice too. I wish I had found them.
    Greetje
    PS I love your cat stories as I am just as mad about my cat.

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  12. Hi Sheila!

    I have a beautiful KENZO jacket that found for pretty much nothing. I thought the size on it was wrong (a very mean size 14 in the UK) but it turns out to be an actually quite generously sized child's jacket.

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  13. Sensational blouse. Bet it washes like a dream. Cartise is top quality and design, IMO.

    I'm looking forward to seeing your custom closet that you mentioned a few days ago. It's like you read my mind.

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