Tuesday, May 17, 2011

VELVET SKIRT AND CHINA PRINT



Wearing: China porcelain print blouse (vintage), velvet skirt (American Apparel), grunge boots (Cream On Crown), knee high socks scrunched down, headband (Rubi) and gifted satchel (Wild Hearts Vintage).

If you recall from an old blog post of mine, I picked up this darling china porcelain print blouse during one of my thrifting adventures. Whilst thoroughly browsing through the colour-coded racks this interesting print caught my eye and it was certainly a pleasant surprise from the reddy-pinky-magenta rack I was sifting through. The fabric is very light and soft, I feel I have to be super careful putting it on - a bit like handling real porcelain! hehe It has got to be one of my favourite finds to date :)

Another piece I frequently wear is my velvet skirt from American Apparel. It has me twirling around and at times almost feel like I am a walking curtain! (in a good way though) It is the perfect never-fail piece of clothing I own making any casual tee or printed blouse combo look uncontrived. I can undoubtedly say this is one of my more feminine, girly outfits - but we all have those don't we!?










This deep terracotta satchel is from La-Nee from Wild Hearts Vintage. She has an amazing collection of vintage goodies and not to mention a blog worth visiting. My rings are all from Thailand - I went crazy whenever I saw a jewellery stall, I was like a child in a candy shop!

The head band was a $2.50 bargain from Rubi! You can always count on finding a bargain there and being submerged in all their wall-to-wall shoes and boots. Speaking of boots, these red wine suede Louis Booties caught my eye. Their chunky square heel and mid ankle/calf height would look great with patterned contrasting stockings and perhaps a bit of leopard too or a chunky fur coat!?! Must get my hands on pair pronto!










I told you the skirt had me twirling and spinning! How can you not?!..





I would like to give a big shout out to my sister Kassy whom took these photos. It was her first time behind a DSLR and we both had fun playing with the settings and aperture. I myself, have become more confident in operating the camera, having used it frequently while I was in Thailand. I am currently back to full time work after my very relaxing and rejuvenating break. I find myself daydreaming about the beaches and Bangkok and even speaking my limited range of Thai to any Thai restaurant waitor or owner! Though the reality of work and jam-packed weeks have hit me like a glass of water, I am somewhat relaxed and less zm23!@#E%8fn47813#4A!! Let's see how long that lasts though...!!

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21 comments :

  1. This outfit is perfection! I cannot believe how much I love your beautiful velvet skirt!

    http://wrinkleintimevintage.blogspot.com

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  2. I love everything about this beautiful outfit! You are so stylish, it's unreal. Love love love that bag too! Great post. Stop by some time! :D

    http://seven-inch-stilettos.blogspot.com/

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  3. Such an adorable outfit.

    Miss Bias
    www.missbias.blogspot.com

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    Mimi

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  5. beautiful outfit, love the skirt/shoes/socks combination x

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  6. SO GORGEOUS! i love ur handbag so much :)

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  7. Gorgeous outfit! I love your blouse very much.
    x

    redmeravintage.blogspot.com

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  8. I don't know if I could use a velvet skirt, but in you it seems so cool and fun. Love your handbag!

    Take Care!

    http://fourthexpression.blogspot.com

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  9. Cute skirt! I love the look :D great job (:

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  10. Thanks for such a lovely comment Lauren, it means the world to me! The fifth photo in this post is amazing, I LOVE it! Facebook profile picture it for sure hehe. Liking this outfit so much...especially the socks and bag! I love having a feminiene outfit, they're good for ugly days lol.

    Thanks for your advice re a new header! I don't have Photoshop, but I know the computers at uni have it, so I could bring an image and open it on Photoshop and then have a bit of a play around with all these tools you speak of :)

    And of course I gave you a shout out- Your Only Blackswan is the best! x x x

    ashandbelle.blogspot.com

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  11. Aww, this is beautiful,
    I like it!

    Henar ♥
    www.OhMyVogue.com

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  12. Aww, this is beautiful,
    I like it!

    Henar ♥
    www.OhMyVogue.com

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  13. Love love love the skirt! Hope you visit back, I've done my first vlog would love to know what you think!
    www.swampedinflowers.blogspot.com

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  14. amazing velvet skirt, and I lovvvveee the prints of both your blouse and headband!

    xoxo,
    www.thelushfleet.blogspot.com

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  15. WOW girl. A+ for effort! It really shows in the quality of your content

    xx ELEVEN:11

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  16. Cute outfit, love the velvet skirt!

    XXX

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  17. You're so gorgeous. I love the outfit. Amazing.

    Come visit me
    Karoline Kalvo

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  18. Amazing cute photos neighbour!
    I love your skirt! xx

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  19. Love the vintage feel! That purse is so cute!

    www.alifeinthefashionlane.blogspot.com

    xo

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