Wednesday, October 10, 2018

New Miu, Chartreuse and Copper

Even though this silk top is squarely in the spring/summer wardrobe category, I like to get at least one wearing in of new-to-me things right away. 
 And right now, the weather is cooperating with warm days. Not for long, though, I'm sure.


  • Top - Miu Miu, thrifted; purchased here for $17.99
  • Skirt - LAMB, 2005, consignment, Vancouver; last worn here in July with red
  • Shoes - Chie Mihara; last seen here in September with a striped dress and green pants
  • Coat (below) - Zara, gift from Dominique; last worn here in April


This top was a delight to wear - the silk was warm enough in my air-conditioned office.
 I layered a mustard yellow cami under it for coverage (it is sheer in the front), which worked well under the chartreuse.

I like how the waist fits snugly, but the rest is nice and loose.
 I kept this light-weight skirt out as it has a copper thread woven into it - good for matching to all my fall/winter copper jewelry.

I had planned to wear little socks with these shoes (I also have fishnets on), but it felt too fashion-y. Not quite me.
 My cocoon coat returns! I was all about the wacky shapes today.

The stuff:
 I like these sandals for fall and am looking forward to doing some tights with them. Purple? Brown? Sure!

Copper bling:
Some favourite pieces return.


  • Bracelet/earrings - Renoir, vintage 60s, vintage fair
  • Bracelet - Renoir, vintage 60s, thrifted
  • Ring - Sarah Coventry, vintage store in Powell River



14 comments:

  1. Love those colours together. That Miu Miu top looks great on. I'd definitely wear those gorgeous sandals with purple opaque tights. xxx

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    1. Thanks, Vix! Yup, purple is definitely in the cards.

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  2. Yes, it's a fabulous top and I love the colour of it with the skirt and shoes. I think purple or brown tights would look amazing!

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    1. Thank you, Vronni! I agree - I plan to have fun with my exposed feet in winter!

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  3. you and your elegant legs :) Looking great as usual!!

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  4. Didn't have to wait long for the Miu Miu top to make an appearance, and it's just fabulous. It looks fantastic with the copper tone of that amazing skirt. And:yes to the sandals with purple tights! xxx

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    1. Nope, I had to wear it while the weather's still nice. I love it with the copper too. Ooh, that's three votes for purple - I'm gonna do it!

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  5. Loving this magical drapey skirt and fabulous MIU MIU applique in chartreuse. Those are the perfect sandals, as for tights, maybe purple, argyle and- or brown. Look for leopard tights too.
    ♥️❤❤
    Elle
    https://theellediaries.com

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    1. Thank you, Elle! I like the idea of argyle - I definitely have brown and purple. Ooh, must watch for leopard tights - thanks for the idea!

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  6. Fabulous pairing with this ensemble my dear! Love, love, love the whole thing - feminine top, shapely skirt and those classic sandals - all lovingly assembled. Hurrah about the idea of tights rather than socks. Good call.

    Anna x

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    1. Thanks so much, Anna! Yeah, I like the idea of socks and sandals, but not how it looks.

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  7. fabulous ensemble, I love particularly your copper bling and the amazing skirt, such a great shape and color!. And looking forward to see purple tights with your sandals! woww!
    besos

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