Wednesday, 1 February 2012

More sun, less colour?

Sun today, and that can only mean one thing - less colour, in some respects. I did dress darker, although I added a blue brooch and some incredible vintage sunglasses that I found recently. How did I live without them before?

Details of the outfit:
Betsey Johnson coat which I impulse bought at a huge sale so I'm not allowed to feel guilty
dress with pockets by Totem
riding pant jeggings
stretch boots - low heel required because I knew I'd be walking all over the place today
sunglasses - what can I say? Neon orange, like Ms. Apfel but in a square, if I may be so bold!

I played around with the backdrop for visual interest and also because I need to inventory some more work on the hanger. The piece behind me is oil pastel and big, which I love. I also included a street view photo below because this is the kind of day that makes the rain in Vancouver bearable.

PS. I just added the Followers gadget, and I know I shouldn't be, but I'm embarrassed to have only one. Terri, at Rags Against the Machine, you are the best! and my first follower! Thank you! I still have to Follow else's blogs but I need to pinpoint my photo, which makes me anxious - it seems so permanent. Until then, I check your sites daily.




Vancouver, Hornby Street. I see this cyclist's bike around town and it always makes me smile.


6 comments:

  1. I put you on my google reader, just found your blog yesterday and I can see I already love your sense of style. I look forward to seeing more of your inspiring wardrobe. No blog of my own, though. Jessica.

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    1. Hi Jessica, I'm just happy that you like what you see when you come here. I really appreciate your comment. Thanks!

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  2. Yeahhhhhhhhhhh you have got your google Follow going. I am sooooooo honoured to be the following you, my dear Melanie.
    besosssssssssss

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    1. Oh, thank you. You are my No. 2 Follower! And it's because of you that I got that gadget up there. Hugs.

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  3. Melanie--It won't be long before you have MANY followers...as you have an interesting and quirky style. And, yeah, for Apfel glasses. I have searched without any luck for a source for her huge frames.

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  4. I have been looking for round glasses too, but usually small ones because my prescription is rather atrocious. If I come across big round ones I'll let you know. I'm thinking there might be something in 60s vintage sunglasses. And thanks for your encouragement.

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