Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Aug 1st - Outfit #1 - Silk and Dots

Woo! August! This is a very busy month for us socially, so I have a lot of fun outfits planned! Starting with...
Polka dotted silk pajama pants! With pale pink dots, pink silk trim on the hem...*swoon* I've had these pants since June 2011 - they were $18.00 at Dots. They're by Noa Noa. Yes, they feel like pajamas!

Edit: just to be clear: these are NOT actually pajama pants. They are trouser-cut, with a fly and button. They're properly constructed (no elastic waistband), just like a pair of dress pants. Except for the polka dots. That's distinctly pajama-ish.

I last wore them in September 2011 (here). I found them challenging to style, so hopefully this month I'll be able to stretch myself creatively and make some fun outfits with them.

I really liked how this cherry-red silk blouse looked against the navy blue - I think it brings out the pink more than matching with a pink top as I've done previously.
I also have a pink cami on under the blouse (not part of the capsule) to hide any skin, since I tied the blouse at my waist. I thrifted the blouse here in May for $5.00. It's from the early 90s when washable silk blouses were all the rage (I had a black one back then, which I wore until it fell apart).

I've only worn these shoes once before: here (2nd outfit), for my birthday party last year, in October 2011. Eee! My birthday is coming!
The shoes are by Coach - I got them last September on final clearance at the Bay for $29.99, regular $169.99.

I love the gold slight crackle finish of the leather.
I can't stand all day in them, but they were very comfortable for the office.

Check out the 90s vintage-y label.
Of course, I wore my Wendy B ring, as well as my "Death Star" ring.

Oh, and feathers.
Mustn't forget the feathers. I also wore a feather pendant on a chain, but the pendant is cheap junk that was discolouring, so I tossed it.

Blouse (Elite International, thrifted), pants (Noa Noa), cami (Jackpot), shoes (Coach), ring (Wendy Brandes), other ring (Stone Flower), earrings (local).


  1. I like the red top with the pajama bottoms. I wish I could wear PJ bottoms as pants..but being short and curvy, I just look clownish! On you...they're classy.

  2. Love these pants! So slinky. Your Coach shoes are really cool too.

  3. Sheila, those are beautiful pants, and I agree with Ianiza and Lisa above - they do look like pjs but you can pull this look off. That is definitely a sign of superior style :)

    I am in love with your feather earrings.

  4. Those pants are always so chic. I love the red silk blouse with them. Navy blue is so underrated. Love the shoes, of course. Great deal.

  5. Great score on the shoes! Those "PJ bottoms" look like they feel heavenly on. I love your jewel tones too.

  6. Beautiful shoes! I really like the print on your pants too!

  7. Polka dot pants, swoon! I love these! I think they look fantastic on you! And great score on the Coach sandals!

  8. It's pretty amazing how you can do super comfortable and classy elegant at the same time. I think you found the perfect blouse for those pants.

  9. Love the shoes, Sheila. And I love polka dots! What else does anyone need? :)


  10. Dang girl, you look really fab in this outfit. I love it!

  11. Gorgeous!! What a taste of what's to come in this capsule!!


Comments are so incredibly special, and I love them and hug them and treasure them forever. Please feel free to tell me what you think!

I'm not currently able to respond to comments, but I will make every effort to answer questions. I do read every single one, and appreciate your comments.

Please note that comments containing affiliate links spam-y sites, spam comments and anything I deem inappropriate will be deleted.