Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Black and Ties

After yesterday's not-quite outfit, I needed a clean slate.
Black will do. With green and blue.

  • Dress - Talbot's, consignment; last seen here in January 2014 for casual dining
  • Floofy underskirt - Noa Noa; last seen here (3rd outfit) in December 2013 layered under another Noa Noa floofy underskirt
  • Shoes - Missta; last worn here a couple of weeks ago

Not so shockingly, I don't wear this much black very often. It's been a long time since I wore this dress, but I do still like it, and am keeping it.
It was fun with the floofy underskirt - I swooshed about the office.

The stuff:
It didn't hurt that I was wearing these amazing shoes!

Blue and green bling!
I borrowed L's vintage tie (he wore it yesterday).

  • Tie - L's, vintage, thrifted for a $1.00
  • Obi - thrifted
  • Cufflinks - L's, vintage, thrifted
  • Lapis lazuli ring/Fulvia Ring - Wendy Brandes
I read recently that "obis are in!" Huh, I didn't know they were out. Screw it, I like obis. I'm wearing them. 

5 comments:

  1. This outfit is so gender-bending and fabulous - I love every piece. I've borrowed Sandy's ties on occasion too. xox

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  2. In, out, in, on, footsie, footsie, ding, dong. Do you know that skipping rope rhyme? How fitting for fashion as well. Obis forever.

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  3. Melanie, I have never in my life heard that! Agreed, obis rule.

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  4. Oooh I like that dress on you! I used to have a similar one, had to donate it when I could no longer squeeze into it. (it was very tight and unforgiving) Never found a replacement, I will have to keep my eyes open!

    I find what's 'trendy' is never un-trendy for long...like you I just wear what I like and eventually it's suddenly stylish again! :) You are always stylish of course, who cares what trends say!

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  5. Either I wear my tie before months end or I give it away. Every time I see you wear yours I want to weAr mine but then never do.

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