Monday, October 13, 2008

Birthday Week - Party!

My birthday is over for another year - the party was on Saturday night. It was great - lots of people showed (although many people who said they would be coming didn't show, which is always somewhat disconcerting).

I didn't buy this dress in Vancouver (I did buy a dress at Banana Republic, and a top at Tristan, and some shoes, though) - I got it over a month ago at the Bay. I just felt like wearing something a little more glitzy, and I love the texture on this dress.
It's got a great vintage-y vibe to it, I think, and Ilove the plum colour. The cut is also fabulous and totally flattering.

I accessorized with a mix of good quality costume (Christmas gift from L a few years back), and vintage. This bracelet is one of Gram S's. I have taken 2 links out of the bracelet part to make it fit. I have no idea how old it is, but I'd guess 1950s.
The necklace and earrings are by Myka, a Vancouver duo: http://www.mykadesigns.com/ They use Swarovski crystals and semi-precious jewels, and all of their stuff is hand-made.
The necklace (I love the thick chain).
And these are the shoes I got in Vancouver - Fluevog again! These are from the "Listen Up" collection (for the scalloped heel - 3 of my 4 dressy 'Vogs are "Listen Up"), and are called "Ivanna".
Totally fab! And so comfy!

Happy Thanksgiving, fellow Canucks!

Dress (Maggy London), shoes (Fluevog), bracelet (vintage, Gram S.), necklace and earrings (Myka).

3 comments:

  1. You look very glamorous! I hope your b-day party was fab! By the way, i tagged you for the "I love your Blog" Award.

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  2. Alas, you can count us in amongst the no shows. Any long weekend leaves us w/ our childcare challenges. Your dress looks fab. And the shoes are killer.

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  3. Aw, thanks *lady d*! That's so cool.

    Yeah, it was a fab party.

    Xine, totally missed you guys, sweets. I knew you'd love the shoes.

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