Monday, July 29, 2013

Lemon-Lime Lady

Ah, Monday, my old foe - but today has been a pretty good day, so I shan't complain further. I was really happy with today's outfit. Let's see if the masses agree.
First up: my new-to-me thrifted blouse. Not so much hanger appeal for it, but doesn't it look pretty on? Not bad for $5.00! I just got it here this past weekend.
I liked the pin at the neckline
I knew as soon as I got it home that it would be a perfect match for my chartreuse Noa Noa skirt. I last wore this skirt here back in May while emulating a kitchen from the 70s.
I loved all the shades of greeny-yellowy-lime in the little floral pattern on the blouse, and how well the colour and texture with the skirt worked with it. I had to go with some of my treasured vintage family jewels for accents.

The stuff:
It only took me 5+ years of blogging to figure out the value of neutral shoes - I last wore these supremely comfy shoes here in June with leather and plaid. Yeah, out of over 85 pairs of shoes, I do not have a chartreuse pair. This is an oversight, obviously.

The glittery bling:
Aside from the ring, which is costume and recent, everything's from the 50s/60s and belonged to my Mom or my grandmother.

Blouse (Coldwater Creek, thrifted), skirt (Noa Noa), shoes (Jump for the People, consignment), brooch/earrings (Grandma J's, vintage 60s), ring (consignment), gold/pearl bracelet (Trifari, vintage 50s, Grandma J's), green stones bracelet (vintage 60s, Mom's).


  1. That blouse is so pretty! I loved it on the hanger, and it's even nicer paired with that skirt. Perfect match!

  2. I knew that blouse was going to look fab! The jewels at the neckline really make it glamorous. Love the neutral shoes too.

  3. Awww... that's the kind of feminine blouse that melts my heart. It makes me want to be a woman.

  4. I knew that blouse would look amazing! Great look, and the brooch as necklace (sort of) looks fabulous. How lovely that you can wear your family jewels too.

    I hear you on the neutrals and think I need to get a pair now. Sheila Wisdom!

  5. This entire ensemble is lovely! The blouse and skirt work so well together! I love all the pretty green bling too!

  6. Hip, hip, hurray ! Yes, I think the mass agrees - you look dashing Sheila.
    The greens look lovely and the small accent of the purple of your glasses totally work.

  7. FABULOUS!! This outfit has jumped to the top of my Fav Sheila outfits!! I love that color!!

    I think John Fluevog NEEDS to make a pair of fantastic CHARTRUSE shoes just for YOU!!

  8. This outfit is so pretty. The colors match so well. You shine in this outfit.

  9. Yep, that's a perfect match, I'd say! Love the little blouse with the skirt, great colours. And your vintage jewellery is exquisite. xxxx

  10. You look delicious! Agree with Tamera on the shoe comment!

  11. I just love the colors of that outfit
    The jewellery is superb, lucky you!

  12. I totally adore this outfit. Everything about it...perfection!


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