Tuesday, October 6, 2009

She/Shi Week - She Wore Blue Velvet

Birthday week continues! Woo! Sheila Fact: two of my front teeth are fake.

As noted yesterday, my birthday present to myself was buying a whole bunch of lovely Shi Studio designs when they had a big clearance a couple of weeks ago. They're a local studio and I love their designs, so I'm shamelessly pimping them. Please check them out and order a piece! Every item features a gorgeous piece of silk behind glass, and all leather is locally done as well.

Today's outfit was all about these lovely black and white earrings and necklace: I'm also wearing probably my favourite pair of shoes that I own, my Fluevog "Listen Harlow" shoes, long discontinued. Last wear of these nylons as they are all snagged.

The jacket is new - $12 in the thrift shop! - I love the rich blue colour, and I can never resist velvet.

A close-up of the jewelry: I think I would wear these separately more than together after this - the earrings have kind of rocker 80s vibe.

The stuff: Dreamy shoes. Check out the crackle finish on the white. These are super comfortable, by the way.

Jacket (KenzieGirl, thrifted), dress (Style & Co.), patterned hose (Hue), shoes (Fluevog), jewelry (Shi Studio).

13 comments:

  1. I'm going to have that song stuck in my head all night!

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  2. You're absolutely radiant in that blue, lady!

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  3. love the jewelry! and the velvet jacket is stunning, and for only 12 bucks?? what a find!

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  4. i adore that jacket. i never find anything that fabulous at the thrift shop! cool jewelry, too!

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  5. Awesome jacket! It looks so lush and yummy

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  6. ok, i think youre sort of required to tell us the fake teeth story now that you have shared that tidbit!

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  7. Blue velevet is my FAVORITE, what freakin thrift store do you shop at lady?? I used to have a gorgeous turquoise-blue velevet jacket but shrunk out of it last year, that was sad to lose. And I have reams of teal velvet fabric I plan to someday make a coat out of. Or drapes, not sure. Heh.

    You look gorgeous in that colour too...it's perfect with your colouring!

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  8. Ha, so sorry, Wendy!

    Me too, Lorena!

    Thanks, Sal!

    Thanks, eednic - I scored on the jacket.

    TTS, thanks, me too - it's just a matter of searching. I nearly always find something.

    I agree, Sher - I am a velvet junkie.

    K - thanks!

    Done, evanadine! See today's post.

    Sherylyn, you know where Gemi is, on Cook? Right there, beside it, in that little plaza. It's a great little shop, but a LOT of floral shoulder-padded blouses. Oh, you have to make something out of your velvet! Thanks so much, m'dear.

    Thanks, FA!

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  9. That blue is fabulous on you! The shoes are pretty darned cute too. Hope you're having as much fun with your birthday week outfits as I am. :)

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  10. Thanks, Kristen! Yeah, I love the shoes. I am! I love wearing my favourite things.

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