Wednesday, July 13, 2011

RUSSIAN BLACK TEA





Anything that comes in a miniature glass jar will have me go weak at the knees! Novelty accessories like fairy dust or a love letter stored in an itty bitty bottle, are those things you simply just can't pass up on. It may seem "childish" by some people, but I believe there is a kid in all of us, right?

In introducing this outfit post, here I am wearing a handcrafted "Russian Black Tea" necklace that I won through a giveaway hosted by Isabel from iflyastarship.blogspot.com Made by her mum, a found object/recycled art artist, this delightful necklace is made up of a tiny glass jar containing actual Russian Black Tea leaves with a handwritten tag. I love the beaded details too.

Wouldn't it be great to have different necklaces for a range of tea types. Like one for English Breakfast, Peppermint and even Green tea?! ....PING! There goes the lightbulb hehe





With the weather dropping to awfully low temperatures, layering has become a must when getting dressed in the morning. As mentioned in earlier posts, I love layering collared shirts with sweaters. Don't be fooled guys and girls, I have at least 3 layers underneath hehe

Being an avid fan of Bear Grylls and Man Vs Wild, "keeping your extremities warm such as your hands, ears and head is vital when in cold conditions". I don't recall my head being cold last winter, but ever since I got my hair cut my head is certainly the feeling chill this year. Brrrr!! It is amazing how much of a difference gloves and in this case a hat can do! I call this hat of mine, my "lady bowler hat" as it is a cross between Charlie Chaplin's iconic version and the 1920's Cloche hat. It is also made of 100% wool, so no wonder it is doing a good job keeping my head warm!






Wearing: shredded knit (random store), collared shirt worn underneath (GUESS?), skinny jeans (Nobody), socks (Sportsgirl), brogues (vintage), hat (store in Newtown) and satchel (gifted from Wild Hearts Vintage)

[Photos taken by Kassandra Hernandez]

Hope you all are having a top week?! We are now at half way! :)

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18 comments :

  1. awww you look so adorable! I love your sweater! I am super glad you like the necklace :)

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  2. What an adorable outfit! The vintage brogues are especially incredible!

    Shikha
    Red Mera Vintage

    x

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  3. That knit is so gorgeous! I love it! :)
    You look super cute in this outfit!

    xx

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  4. This post is fun!
    Really like your shoes and bag!

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  5. This has to be the best preppy/vintage outfit I've seen! Love the frayed jumper with the pink seeping through and the shoes ahh love!

    xxo Baz http://little-ladylove.blogspot.com

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  6. sooooo many things i love about this look! we'll start from the top & work our way down.. 1.) that amazing beanie/cap, so so cute. 2.) the sweater - love it! & 3.) very cool necklace! you always have these amazing unique little accessories i envy greatly ;) x



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  7. I love your knitted sweater, it's gorgeous!

    Thank you for the lovely comment you left on my blog, much appreciated!

    Nicole
    http://confidentliar.blogspot.com
    xx

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  8. I love this outfit...particularly the jumper! You've a very unique style :)

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  9. LOVE yr shoes!!!!!
    good continuation
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  10. Very pretty outfit! I love the necklace, and your socks are so cute too!

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  11. I've only just joined the blogosphere, and your blog is one of my favourites already! Thanks black swan! xx

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  12. not childish! i love the little jar necklace, im a tea and caffeine enthusiast (not addict ohhhhh noooooo!) so i'd totally wear it too!

    xx

    virginia

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  13. That jumper and shoes are super cute dear~!!! you pull the outfit off really well!

    x
    twee
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  14. i'm so glad you stumbled upon my blog because i love yours as well. you have gorgeous photos. & i adore your sweater in this post! followin' ya! xx

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  15. That hat is really cute! Which store in Newtown is it from? I reckon my friend would love one - she's just broken up with her boyfriend so needs some extra TLC.

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  16. Great look- love the knit and cuffed jeans : )
    x
    Michelle
    www.michellesstylefile.blogspot.com

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