Thursday, March 8, 2018

Superhero Women's Day!

Today is International Women's Day! Happy IWD to all the intelligent, fierce and strong women in my life! Fresh off watching "Wonder Woman" again last night, I was inspired to get my inner superhero out there today. 
 Cape top! Space Pants! Blue suede shoes!


  • Top - Lord & Taylor, thrifted; purchased here for $10.00
  • Leather pants - Free People, Portland, OR; last seen here
  • Shoes - Feet First; last worn here
  • Coat (below) - Borgeoiis, vintage 80s, thrifted; last seen here



This outfit wowed the crowd today - both works loved it. I felt awesome and powerful in it.
Which was good, as I spent another full day with no phone and no computer, and I chipped my front tooth (it has been chipped and repaired before, in April 2009). I've made an appointment to get it fixed, sigh.

However, being off the computer actually allowed me to slow down a bit - have your read Anna's recent piece on mindfulness here? You should. I'll wait...go ahead. I'll just chill here in my cape and my leather Space Pants.
 It's good, isn't it? So, I'm much like Anna, and I need to slow myself down a bit, find out what's really a priority and what's not. My priority should be me.
And I should always feel as good about myself as I do today.

So, a Happy Superhero Women's Day to all of us!
 Flex your muscle, wear your Space Pants, trust your cape.

Outerwear - I had just taken a zoomed in picture of Vizzini, and didn't realize the camera was still in zoom for the timer.
Sorry. Enjoy my dim hallway.


  • Blue fedora (not seen)  - vintage, thrifted
  • Olive velvet scarf (not seen) - Dolce & Gabbana, vintage 90s, thrifted
  • Studded leather gloves - Danier Leather


The stuff:
 These shoes are close to 10 years old and I still love them. They are the perfect blue pump.

POLY bling:
 My POLY collection! It was the perfect accent to this outfit - I had many compliments and admirers of it.


  • Earrings - Lazy Suzan's
  • Crystal ring - Uffizi Gallery gift shop
The rest - POLY, all found at different times/places.
  • Ring - vintage fair
  • Cuffs - both thrifted; first wear for the left one
  • Necklace - thrifted


Here's the close-up of the cat, looking balefully at me.
"We were having such nice cuddles. Come back."
 He quite liked the cape top, and kept creeping underneath it.

I realized I totally missed one of the photos from yesterday, so Extra-Bonus cat picture.
"All my best to my fans."
Aw, cuddle-meister!

25 comments:

  1. You look wonderful in your superhero top and metallic pants - I love it!
    Give Vizzini a big cuddle from me and have a fab weekend. xxx

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  2. woww, what a fabulous outfit, I love those pants and the magnificent cape-top, and the geometric design of your bijouterie!. I also love your attitude: Flex your muscle, wear your Space Pants, trust your cape!! Fantastic!!
    You're gorgeous!
    And Vizzini is a Star!
    besos

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  3. Oh I love the cape and gold pants together! Such good advice in your post too. Almost makes me miss my gold jeans, but then I remember I only ever wore them recently as I felt like I should and they deserved to go somewhere they are treasured instead!

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    1. You do you, Mica! If they didn't work for you, they'll work for someone else!

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  4. Ok I have got to find a hero name or this outfit .... Wonder Wsheila ? How could you noot have wowed the crowds is this amazing look ? I say you have my standing ovation !!!! SUPERB ! BRAVOOOOOO !

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    1. Ha, woo, you're flattering me, Lorena! Thank you so much.

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  5. You do look like superwoman in your space trousers and cape top! What a fitting outfit to wear on IWD! I had a good chuckle at your outerwear photo ;-) Sorry to hear about the chipped tooth, hope you can have it fixed soon. xxx

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    1. Thanks, Ann! Dang that zoom. Eh, it's just a tooth - it'll be fine.

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  6. You look amazing! And you are a hero to all your style fans!

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  7. Wonderful outfit - this might be my favorite yet!!! xo

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  8. I only comment rarely, and never just to say you look great (thats why I carry on coming back!) - but boy, this outfit is absolutely stellar.

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    1. I so much appreciate it when you comment, Radostin. Thank you!

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  9. I loooooove your superhero outfit! So great!

    Here's hoping the glitches in the office move get straightened out as soon as possible. Sounds so stressful.

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  10. Great pants! And they look so good with those pumps. I wanna learn how to dress as well as you!

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    1. You're well on your way, Ally! Soon, we shall shop together!

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  11. LOVE your super-hero look; those pants and cape are wonder-woman-ful! Oh hi V., count me among your fans, xox

    Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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  12. Those pants surely would give anyone super powers! I love your choice of shoes too, a great contrast and uber classy too.

    Cheers for the shout out re the Mindfulness course.

    Anna x

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