Ah, what a lovely weekend it's been. Just the right amount of social, quiet, shopping, games and chillin'. Perfect.
Here's Friday's outfit - it was a gloomy and rainy day. I'm thinking springy thoughts though, made easier by this fabulous dress.
- Dress - JG Hook, thrifted; purchased here for $28.95
- Shoes - Asos, consignment, Vancouver; last seen here in September 2017 with peasant florals
- Coat (below) - Stop Staring!, thrifted; last worn here in March
I wore a red vintage slip under this for an extra bit of warmth but this was a wonderful dress to wear overall.
The "swoosh" picture.
Outerwear - bundled up for the rain and chilly day.
- Silk scarf - thrifted
- Leather gloves - consignment
- Earrings - Kenneth Lane, Lazy Susan's, first wearing
- Glass bangle - thrifted
- Lapis lazuli ring - Wendy Brandes
L and I got up bright and early Saturday morning so that we could have our breakfast together at Floyd's Diner. We both have busy schedules - separate and together - and hadn't seen each other much for a few days.
- Top - Jean-Paul Gaultier, vintage 90s, consignment; last seen here in January under a denim wrap dress
- Dress - Dolce & Gabbana, vintage 90s, thrifted; last worn here in December with lace and magenta
- Boots - Prepare Guide, Fluevog; last seen here (2nd outfit) in March with baby blue denim
- Jacket (below) - Burberry, consignment, Vancouver; purchased here for $220.80
I admit, I might have been a tad overdressed for the pajama crowd.
I got a giggle out of wearing high-end designer duds to a diner.
Outerwear - gotta wear my leathers! Saturday was all about wearing this bronze metallic leather jacket as much as possible.
Done up - I felt like Wonder Woman!
This is my entry for "Visible Monday" over at Patti's Not Dead Yet Style. I'm not dead, not by a long shot.
It's just a dream of a fit.
- Silver/sodalite ring - Scotland, 1996
- Silver/lapis lazuli ring - Wendy Brandes
- Silver/crystal ring - Soul Flower
- Venetian glass and silver earrings - local
After breakfast we walked home where I changed my outfit slightly.
- Top - as above
- Dress - as above
- Shoes - Garden of Enjoyment Rita, Fluevog - last seen here in June 2017 with mint green
A bunch of the Winesday Women descended on Sarah's place and met all her wonderful family and Calgary friends. They were a lovely group of ladies!
Same ol' bling:
I only had half an hour to get ready.
While I was standing outside our condo, waiting for my ride to the shower, I looked up at our balcony and saw something.
|"Wait, where did the Woman go?"|
He's also logging all suspicious squirrel activity.
As I watched, Vizzini stirred, hearing the gulls clattering around above him.
|"What's going on up there? Gulls, move along!"|
|"Red alert! The Woman!"|
I am always thrilled to find a piece or two at a swap - I'm very fussy about what I take home to add to my closet. This wonderful long drapey sweater was Sarah's.
The label is Sparkle & Fade, which I've seen around in boutiques.
This is another piece that will be worn once, maybe, then bundled in with my cold weather accessories.
L and I hung out on Saturday night, and slept in a bit today/Sunday. Where is the sun?
- Dress - Desigual by Christian Lacroix, consignment; purchased here for $25.00
- Coat - Danier Leather; last seen here
- Boots - 1883 Lucchesse, consignment; last worn here (2nd outfit) in March for a movie outing
I liked it for trying stuff on (it pulls off and on over my head), but it's a little low-cut in the front for my taste.
I liked it much better when it was covered up by my red leather coat.
But all bundled up for the walking outside.
- Scarf - fake Louis (Lewis!) Vuitton, thrifted
- Wool gloves - Parkhurst
- Gold earrings - mismatched gifts from L
I had good luck! I started out in the shoes, looking through the summery stock.
I love the ballet profile, and the soft strap that wraps around the ankle.
These were $24.95, which felt like a good price.
I found a beautiful deep purple scarf with fringe.
I don't usually buy purses. I just don't use them, but I promise I will use this sweet leather and cloth purse.
It's by BCBG Paris, and was only $9.95.
I found this belt in the vintage accessories section. The three front pieces are mirroring crystals - you can see they're reflecting the poster on the wall above this table.
This is the back of the buckle.
Only $4.95. Nice.
I've seen this dress at WIN many times. It was in the half-price section today, so I bit.
The brand is Supertrash, and it was $5.00.
You know I didn't hesitate - I cut the skirt off!
|Vizzini helped, and yes, I wielded scissors barefooted, just asking for trouble.|
Yes, I know I have a thin sweater just like this (this one, just worn last weekend).
And it was only $7.00, half price.
I also finally bit on this piece that I'd seen/tried on before.
I pinned it up, like so.
And now we have a totally workable fine cotton t-shirt dress with a fabulous feather pattern.
It's by Helmut Lang, made in the USA, and was $12.50.
This piece originally retailed for $400.00 new. I'm happy with my $12.50!
I have reined in my leather purchases somewhat, but I still find it hard to pass up a beautiful piece like this brown suede and leather trim skirt.
It's fully lined and fits beautifully.
From WIN, I walked down to Flavour Upstairs, but nothing really rang my bell. But I did find my "walking to and from work" shoes for this spring/summer season there.
These are from 2016 and are still being sold at Baggins (linking here, 'cause I love), which is a store across the street from Flavour - they carry the largest selection of Converse in the world!
They originally retailed for $75.00 and they're on sale for $56.25 Canadian, if you want to match me!
A little bit of anarchy on my feet.
And how was your weekend, my friends? Get up to any shenanigans?