Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Basically Black - Sequins, Locks and Keys

Wait a minute! Who is that woman in black? What have you done with Sheila?
Let's all just settle down - sometimes I do wear black. It's not always "all colour, all the time" in my world, you know.


  • Blouse - Elite International, vintage early 80s, thrifted; purchased here for $10.95 a couple of weeks ago
  • Trousers - Talbots, thrifted; last seen here in September with flame
  • Shoes - Guess; last worn here in June with a crazy leather top

I liked this outfit overall, but this is really too much black for me. I felt a little blah (and I definitely didn't get many comments on my outfit), and I did miss the colour.
Today was the first wearing of this outrageous 80s blouse - it was wonderful. Next time, I'll wear it with colour.

The stuff:
Probably the most boring shoes I own, but they are pretty sweet. I love the shape.

Shiny bling:
One more week to December - nearly time to bust out the glittery stuff!


  • Earrings - Jacob
  • Crystal ring - Uffizi Gallery gift shop
  • Death Star ring - Soul Flower


And one more day for me, and then it's a long weekend! L and I always take the US Thanksgiving off to watch football with friends.

6 comments:

  1. I have to take a moment to settle down (I am old) - this all black is fabulous and suits you beautifully (well, everything does with your magic touch). Happy Thanksgiving, go Panthers! xox


    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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  2. Sheila in black? Is this a Halloween costume?! :-)

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  3. It's good to come across someone else who struggles to feel right in black - I too feel blah in black. You, however, do look very very classy in black and this overall look is chic, tres, tres chic. I love the sleek pants, and beaded shirt, in fact all of the elements are fab. And all the extra sparkle is gorgeous too.
    Anna
    Anna's Island Style

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  4. Oh, yes, it's fun to flex the range, keep people guessing. This black outfit looks great, especially the pattern on the pants. It's a good thing Vizzini is black too!

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  5. I'm with Patti on the loving the almost mono-chromatic blackness you got going on here. Reminds me of your leopard week, I really like it my dear!

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  6. It's certainly not the usual Sheila, BUT I LOVE IT ! It gives your hair the opportunity to be the focus of attention.

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Sheila