Having someone pick out one element of my outfits for five days is an easy way to boost my creativity with outfits!
I adore this beautiful marine blue blouse; it's not quite navy; it's got more green in it. I haven't worn it since October 2013, here, with a sleeveless vest I got rid of. I prefer it worn on its own so that you can see the great fit and nice micro-pleated collar. It's a very unusual blouse.
here in May with teal and red underthings.
here, with my red dress. That outfit - and these shoes - inspired this week's theme, so let's see what L has to say about them.
These "walk the plank!” shoes are partly on me. I have a slight colour blindness which makes the straps on these shoes come out looking various shades of brown, when I suspect they are actually much more vibrant. However, even if I could properly appreciate the colour, I’ll never appreciate the solid wooden heel nor the thick, square finish to the tips (I prefer a pointy toe for both ‘his’ and ‘hers’ in shoes). The rivets down the side just add more clunk – they’d be more at home holding down a tarpaulin on a cargo deck.Well! Tell me how you really feel, L! The leather straps on these are of course coloured, in shades of pink, red, teal, soft green and a bit of caramel. This is why I have to help L match shirts and ties: the poor man is colourblind.
|I can see myself taking the picture in the copper ball of the necklace.|
Blouse (Mexx, consignment), skirt (Boss Orange by Hugo Boss, consignment), shoes (Faith Hi Lo Reumah, Fluevog), belt (thrifted), cuff (Matisse, vintage 60s), earrring/bracelet (Renoir, vintage 60s), necklace (vintage 70s).
Another top-notch instalment of L's Shoe Reviews. But they are so sassy!ReplyDelete
Marine is a favourite colour of mine - that's a gorgeous blouse.
I'm sensing a pattern - he doesn't like chunky shoes. So next week does he get to pick out the shoes he likes?ReplyDelete
Oh they are such pretty shoes, even if he is not a fan of them!ReplyDelete
I really like this outfit on you, the colours go so well together! Something I wish I could recreate. I have a similar skirt, but think I don't have anything similar to the top. I'll need to hunt through my wardrobe!
I also love the color of this blouse! And I like the shoes. My husband is also one who will comment on accessories and has his distinct likes and dislikes...I feel your pain!ReplyDelete
L. is hilarious, but I can't agree with him on these shoes - I love 'em.ReplyDelete
Interesting to hear of L's "slight" colour blindness. Bushy has this too! I was cranky when I heard this as I had carefully colour coordinated outfits when I first met him :-/ All wasted. L's review is hilarious. Your blouse is exquisite, and goes so well with copper. XO JJReplyDelete
Nice toes! They look just like mine.ReplyDelete
Gorgeous outfit! The blouse is divine! The shoes are cool.ReplyDelete
I personally love these shoes. Also, I think that the entire outfit looks great, and great on you. I was gonna participate in SS Saturday, but I'll be out of town. The shoes I want to feature are on my blog. Maybe I can still link up when I get back, but usually, my office is pandemonium on the first day back. Well, maybe next time - I hope so, because it's really fun!!!ReplyDelete
So L likes more ladylike, pointy, delicate footwear, yes? Each to their own. But I love these sandals! xxxReplyDelete
I love the shoes! And, I love the copper jewelry, it's one of my favorites too!ReplyDelete
After looking at the rest of L's reviews, it's obvious he prefers more delicate, classic pump-style shoes. Probably most men, if pressed, would agree. I think these are soooo funky and fabulous!ReplyDelete
Gorgeous outfit! I like the shoes too. I have that same floral patterned leather in a pair of Flu's low-heeled walking boots, and some wingtip type oxfords. I think it's GORGEOUS, therefore these shoes are a win for me. :-)ReplyDelete
The copper accents are just dashing…. and i see your hub is not into the chunky shoes.ReplyDelete