Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Layered Crochet and Last Day

Last day! I am on vacation now, until the 4th! Many adventures to be had, and one must start now. 
I like this 70s/80s vibe thing.


  • Blouse - Levante, thrifted; first worn here in October with plaid
  • Dress - Le Chateau, consignment; purchased here for $29.00 in November
  • Shoes - Ralph Lauren, thrifted; last seen here in September with leopard and cream

I was excited to wear this dress finally! I picked a day when not many people were around - it was so dead today at work! I really loved how this looked with the blouse layered under it.
The red on the bottom under the dress is a vintage half-slip that goes to my knees.

The stuff:
I walked to lunch (not raining) and back to the office (pouring rain) in these shoes.

Folksy bling:
This metal belt was a gift from Mom from London years ago.


  • Belt - gift from Mom
  • Earrings - Plum


I am now off to wrap presents! Wishing you all a very happy Christmas! I'm taking a brief break - I'll be back on the weekend.

Cheers,
Sheila

6 comments:

  1. Cute dress, well presented. Enjoy your time off, Sheila, and Merry Christmas!

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  2. I love this! I have often bypassed these crochet dresses but now I have Sheila-inspired goals. Enjoy the break and celebrate as you most enjoy. xox

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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  3. Fantastic ensemble! I just love the way that layering colour under a crocheted piece brings its pattern out, redolent a touch of stained glass windows (to me at least :)).

    Thank you so much for all of your terrific blog comments this year. I appreciate and have enjoyed each and every one of them. I really look forward to continuing to enjoy one another's sites in 2016 and who knows, perhaps we'll even get a chance to meet in person in the coming year (how cool would that be!).

    Tons of hugs & happy holiday season wishes!
    ♥ Jessica

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  4. What a knock out dress, Sheila. Love it styled with the belt and that big floppy bow of the blouse.
    Merry Christmas to you.

    http://petitesilvervixen.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. It took me a while to come around to the charms of crocheted dresses and now I love them. I like the red underneath this one. I'm glad the office was quiet so you could segue into down time.
    Celebrate away!

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  6. So, yet another new idea for me today. I've never considered a crochet dress as they have confounded me when on the hanger. But this is a masterclass on how to. You look classic, chic and utterly elegant. Hope you've enjoyed your time away from work and look forward to catching up with you in 2016 x
    Anna
    Anna's Island Style

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Cheers,
Sheila