Monday, April 10, 2017

Simple Sack With Red

Monday, my old foe. This calls for an easy outfit. A dress! 
This was almost like wearing pajamas - I felt like I was cheating!


  • Dress - Boo Radley, thrifted; purchased here for $26.95
  • Boots - Adrian Agnes, Fluevog; last seen here in February with abstract turquoise
  • Coat (below) - Danier Leather 

I belted the dress so that I'd have somewhere to hang my office keys/swipecard, but it works without a belt just as well. I love a dress I don't have to think about. It's not as sack-like as some of my sack dresses have been over my lifetime, but I could definitely stow some bags of marshmallows in the skirt.
The bottom of it is two-tone navy and black, a bit hard to see (you can get the idea in the top picture). I like the low-slung pockets.

The outerwear. Did not need anything but the coat.
Win! All in red too. How did I ever live before I owned a red leather coat?

The stuff:
One of my many pairs of red boots.

Red bling:
All the red!


  • Belt - Plum
  • Leather cuff - vintage fair
  • Metal cuff - thrifted
  • Silver ring - gift from Cindy
  • Earrings - Tania Gleave


I did my nails in bed at 11pm last night. This week's colour is "Big Night Out", another Rimmel 60 second polish.
It's an orange-y red with an orange-y iridescent shimmer. I like it!

12 comments:

  1. LOve the bubble dress, it is so sophisticated and does indeed look comfy. How chic with head to toe leather in red!!
    Wow !
    X, Elle
    http://www.theellediaries.com/blog/

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    1. That's the goal - look like I'm trying harder than I am, ha ha! Thank you! I do love my leather!

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  2. lovely outfit, I love your red leather coat too, such a fabulous piece!, and your red boots really rock!, instant red fabulousness!!
    Gorgeous!
    besos

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    1. It was worth every penny, for sure. Thank you!

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  3. Check you out Sheila ! I thought it was two pieces... and that's an amazing nail varnish.

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    1. Thank you! I'll have to wear it without the belt so that you can see it all. I love the colour of this polish.

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  4. Is it true about the 60 seconds? Or is it big marketing ploy? I like that colour. And I like your other reds. At first I thought your dress was a top and a skirt with that belt in there. Cool piece. There's sun here today. I'll have to stay indoors with the shock of it. Heh.

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    1. It is true, although if you put more than one coat on, it takes that much longer to get fully dry. They are great for doing one's toenails!

      There are clouds here, but a little peek of sun.

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  5. Red looks great on you. The boots and coat combo are brilliant and those nails too - fab. I wish I could do red, but it makes me think of Christmas. I just want to shout HO HO HO whenever I try on red anything in a charity shop.

    Anna x

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    1. It is one of my favourite colours, for sure! Ha, maybe you just haven't found the right non-ho ho ho! red! Thanks, Anna!

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  6. That's a Shelley dress for sure! Simple shapes, and still really cool (the red boots an an element of bad-assery to it). I wish I could wear nail polish on my hands, but no matter how careful I am, or what polish I use, within 24 hours, it's all chipped and looks like crap :(

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    1. Yes, it does remind me very much of your style. I'm very hard on my nails - the polish doesn't last long on me either.

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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