Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Dries and Sleeves

I felt very stylin' today in this outfit - it was a beautiful sunny day, so one more wear out of this bigass sleeved blouse. 
 Wearing my new-to-me Dries Van Noten skirt today - exciting!


  • Blouse - Hazel, thrifted; last seen here in June with...a black skirt. How creative!
  • Skirt - Dries Van Noten, thrifted; purchased here on the weekend for $29.95
  • Shoes - Calvin Klein; last seen here (3rd outfit) in April with a dotty dress for a party
  • Bomber jacket - Lazy Susan's; last worn here in August over a plethora of colours

I rhymed "Dries" with "sleeves" - I do love a good rhyme.

 In case you don't know how to pronounce Dries (or Van Noten, for that matter!), there's no shame in it. This link here (linking 'cause I love) gives the pronunciation of all the designer names. So, now you can look all clever and in-the-know and not call Hermes "her-meez".

To the skirt! This was an amazing skirt to wear, and I made all my coworkers look at how cool it is.
 That's a total pirate sash if I ever saw one.

Despite how much I love this top (SLEEVES), it is not super flattering on me. Where the heck are my boobs?
 I'll probably keep it (for now), though. I can't resist those ginormous sleeves.

I didn't really need my jacket - I was sweating by the time I'd walked home after my haircut (just a trim).
 And no, I didn't walk in these shoes! I am back to my floral Doc Martens (these ones).

The stuff:
 I am a little surprised that I haven't worn these all summer, but then I don't like closed shoes as much when it's hot out. These will stay out with my fall/winter clothes.

Simple bling:
No bracelets, just rings and earrings.


  • Earrings - Tania Gleave
  • Hematite ring - thrifted
  • Death Star ring - Soul Flower

I'll be back on Sunday with a Bigass Weekend Wrap-Up! I've got all kinds of events lined up over the next few days, so see you on the flip side!

12 comments:

  1. I love that blouse too, the statement sleeves definitely make it a keeper. That's a beautiful skirt too, perfect pairing with the flowy top! :)

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  2. I love every piece in this outfit! I love the colours and design of the blouse and the skirt is amazing! Your shoes and earrings are fab too! XXX

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  3. A total winner, that skirt was a marvellous find, its so unusual in the right way.
    I like your blouse but now that you mention it - it does disappear your boobs.

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    1. I love the tucks and folds of it - and it felt wonderful on. I know, I never noticed how it makes them disappear!

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  4. I love the blouse, and of course I approve of the skirt (what a bargain!) by my fellow countryman Dries Van Noten! xxx

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    1. I know, what a deal on the skirt - I love Dries' clothing.

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  5. Wow, what a great outfit! The colour of the shoes is fantastic! I didn't notice the missing boobs until you mentioned it, but yeah they did disappear. However, there are other great things to look at! xo

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    1. Thank you! I liked how the bright orangey-red popped the similar tone in the blouse.

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  6. Love the skirt, Sheila, it's cool. And the top, well yes, not showcasing the boobage, but still so unusual it's gotta be worth a few more outings eh?

    Anna x

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    1. It's been packed away for next spring/summer, so it's safe for now. I prefer clothes not to hide me, though!

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