Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Photobombed in Green and Cream

"You're going to be on my blog," I said this morning to one of our building roofers, as he and another guy laid carpet down in my hallway. And here you go, a classy butt right behind my head. Happy Wednesday! 
 I'm actually laughing there as opposed to "Posing Smile."


  • Blazer - Emporio Armani, 90s vintage, thrifted; last seen here in January with jeans
  • Silk beaded blouse - Jones New York, vintage, thrifted; last worn here in April 2017 with silk velvet and silk dots
  • Trousers - Banana Republic, thrifted; purchased here for $22.95
  • Shoes - Elegant Conversations Kendra, Fluevog; last seen here in April with copper drape


This is Posing Smile. *Beep beep beep beeeeeep* goes the timer on the camera.
 I always like to show off this beautiful silk beaded top, even when I don't wear the outfit sans jacket.

It's beaded front and back, with mother-of-pearl buttons up the back. No stretch, as it's fully-lined silk crepe.
 I liked how it went with these shoes, and it was special enough to work with the trousers without upstaging them.

With jacket. My super-klassy Armani (made in Italy!) from the 90s jacket. Love.  I should have scrunched the sleeves up for the pictures - that's how I always wear my jackets.
I loved these trousers, although they stretched out a bit over the day, and I was conscious of not showing my stomach, as they are not high-waisted.

Jacket done up for walking to and from work.
 It was grey and raining this morning, so I had to carry a brolly. By the time I walked home it was sunny and windy. Even though it's June, it's firmly still spring here.

The stuff:
 I love these shoes, even though they are slightly high for a day in the office. This is my favourite way to do a neutral shoe: floral and a texture. I'm all about texture.

Matchy bling:
Also an excuse to wear this new-to-me hematite necklace for the first time.


  • Necklace - thrifted for $5.95 (first wear)
  • Bracelet - thrifted, Powell River
  • Earrings - Stella & Dot, consignment, Vancouver
  • Crystal ring - Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy
  • "Death Star" ring - Soul Flower

18 comments:

  1. Hello, Mr Roofer!
    Those emerald green skinnies look wonderful with the beaded top and the klassy jacket. xxx

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  2. Those green pants are so cool, Sheila! That beaded blouse is gorgeous and those shoes are fabulous too. You look fantastic! I love the first photo of you laughing! ;) XXX

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    1. Thank you, Sasha! It's rare for me to be caught in a laugh like this!

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  3. I love the unexpected photo bomber! I get awfully self conscious about photos and wouldn't be able to do it with an audience in the background, ha! I'm too used to my (mostly) quiet spot each morning. I really like all of these pieces together in your outfit, they work perfectly together!

    Thanks so much for your tip regarding the photo direction - I should play with my tripod more. Especially being petite, anything to add height, even visually, is a good idea! Haha!

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    1. Yes, usually it's Vizzini poking his face (or tail) into a picture. This time: roofer! I still get self-conscious about getting caught.

      You're so welcome, Mica! I only learned that because L used to take my pics (back in the early days of blogging) and I always looked really short!

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  4. These pants are really attractive. I rarely say that about trousers but these are exceptional. Your co-model is a funny addition. I get nervous when anyone sees me taking pictures for my blog. Do you?

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    1. Thank you! I agree - I think the colour really makes it. Yes, and no, to getting nervous. My stair pose pics are pretty private, so I rarely get 'bombed there. I don't think I could do a photo shoot out in the neighbourhood!

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  5. More classy trousers - they team so well with your blouse and blazer.

    My daughter takes most of my pictures - she is hoping to take up photography as a career.

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    1. Thank you so much, Rebecca! Your daughter does a great job on your pictures!

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  6. Oh dear, being photo-bombed by a roofer :-) I'm totally in love with your green trousers and your silk beaded top is such a stunning piece. The addition of the blazer and the shoes make this a quirky yet very elegant outfit. xxx

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    1. Yes, such a lovely bum in the background, lol, Ann! Thank you so much!

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  7. I do like your laughing face in the "butt bomb" photo ;) The beaded top looks lovely with those fab green pants.

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  8. Haha, don't you just love those photo bombers... ?
    Actually I think your trousers are amazing: color, cut and fit - they look awesome She.

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    1. It's always funny when you get one, isn't it? Thank you, Lorena!

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Sheila