Thursday, September 24, 2015

Mayor of Matchy-Town

It's gloomy and threatening to rain today - gotta wear my sunshine!
Last call, say your buh-byes to the jacket and shoes before I pack 'em away for 6 months.


  • Jacket - Holt Renfrew, thrifted; last seen here in May for my 2001st post
  • Sweater tank (under) - Dana Buchman, thrifted; last (not) seen here a couple of weeks ago under shiny metallic
  • Skirt - Bianca Nygard; last worn here in June with a denim peplum
  • Shoes - Grotesque; last seen here earlier this month with more mustard and grey


One of my coworkers today waved his hand up and down today and said, "I like all...this...the...yellow...here and there." I get a kick of how inarticulate some people are about fashion, but I appreciate the attempt!

"I'm the Mayor of Matchy-Town," I said. He looked totally confused, poor guy. I had to explain what "matchy" was.
I've had this skirt for a long time - I remember buying it back in 2010 (here). It's such a cool piece.

The stuff:
Funky shoes and a great necklace.


  • Necklace - Nygard, consignment


Tomorrow night is the opening of the Vintage Expo, followed by dinner with friends. I'll also be going out on Saturday night and Sunday is the big closet clean-out, so check back on Sunday - I plan to wear some fun outfits while I'm out and about!

Have an awesome weekend!

7 comments:

  1. Ooooh, you're going to have a blast at the vintage expo and find some really, really cool stuff! But sounds like you have other fun stuff planned too. Great! This is why you work so hard: to play so hard.
    I love your mustard with those Grotesques. It started raining the minute I got home. heh. It was close.

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  2. I love all of the yellow and grey together - the best way to do matchy-matchy.

    I like when you do match, you don't look overdone. It's not always a look that's easy to master!

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  3. Very cute. Yellow's a great color. Nice story, too.

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  4. You do look like sunshine, my friend. Shoes to die for. xox

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  5. Those are really great shoes. The entire outfit is beautiful. There's so much color and texture going on, and everything works with everything else.

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  6. Hey Sweetie. I just put together an outfit with the purple pencil-skirt I bought in Vancouver. I remember your comment on it so I mention you in the post (which will go up today or tomorrow). Thanks again for your sage advice and support.

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  7. Its funny how guys sometimes just want to compliment you but cannot get around it because they dont know how to address it - but I do love all the yellow up there and then on the shoes. A great farewell until next season!

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