Monday, June 5, 2017

Princess Dress with Dots

I have a short workweek this week - I'm taking Wednesday to Friday off to help L celebrate his birthday week, just a lovely "staycation." So I'm wearing a few of my favourite things. 
 Like this dress and these shoes...and that obi, and that flower, and that jacket...

  • Jacket - Comrags, thrifted; last worn here (2nd outfit) in September 2016 over my fresh tattoo
  • Dress - Calvin Klein, consignment; last seen here in May 2016 with oodles of aqua (check out the cartoon bluebirds by Lorena!)
  • Shoes - Lola Ramona; last worn here in April with iridescent orange 

 I went covered up with the jacket all day. A little more professional.

And a little more rock & roll:
 Only when I have a hot flash.

Good golly, I love this yellow dress. I've had many, many yellow dresses and this is one of my favourites. It's my Disney princess dress!
 Bows on the heels! So awesome!

The stuff:
 Mostly round things, with some stripes. I walked to and from the other office today in these and they were just great. That's the perfect heel height for me.

Black and white bling:
 Bonus points for a bit of yellow in the obi. I am also pleased by the fluffiness of the flower pin.

  • Obi - Smoking Lily
  • Flower - Le Chateau? Roberta's Hats? I've forgotten...
  • Bangle - local
  • Earrings - Le Chateau

I could feel Vizzini's eyes on me as I was leaving this morning.
"I'm just waiting for you to leave so that the Man and I can sleep in."
I wish I could stay! One more day!


  1. Inspired. What a lovely and fun outfit to showcase the color and material of a spring dress and those fantastic shoes.

    1. Thank you so much, Chalotalo! I felt very springy in it.

  2. Ah! Hot flashes. We call them hot flushes in the UK. Wasn't really expecting mine.

  3. Yes ! love the entire look Sheila, you're looking dashing !
    Those shoes and belt were meant to be .

  4. Staycations are the best Sheila! Happy Birthday to L!
    I am loving your yellow dress!!!! Like, I seriously hope its twin shows itself at my next shopping haunt...
    Love the polka dot shoes, ( with that fab striped heels with the bow, swoon :)- and all of your favorite things,
    and..and, and!
    xx, Elle

    1. They are - thank you! It's such a pretty dress - so much fun to wear.

  5. You guys do birthdays up right! I look forward to your coverage here later. Happy Birthday, L!!

    I have a swishy, filmy, yellow Disney dress too - I love it dearly. Flouncing. And I love how you pumped it up with that humongous flower and other accessories. Your hair with the yellow is shocking in the absolutely best way!

    1. Thanks, Mel! Ha, I'm always shocking - sometimes good, sometimes not, hee hee.

  6. Lovely in yellow, lady! That's pretty much the best polka dot shoe I've ever seen! Thanks for sharing, I'm continuously delighted <3!

  7. I think the shoes have to be my favourite piece here Sheila. I love the mix of spots and stripes and that little bow at the back is the cutest!

    You surely celebrate in style don't you? A birthday staycation - I need to keep that in mind for my next b'day.

    Anna x

    1. They are rather something, aren't they? Thank you, Anna!

  8. What a cool and elegant outfit, Sheila. It looks lovely on you and the shoes are so cute with the heel bows! Enjoy your staycation....



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