Another day, another wildly-patterned dress!
- Dress - JG Hook, thrifted; last worn here for my day trip to Vancouver in June 2019 to meet Melanie and Shelley
- Shoes - Effortless Bebe, Fluevog; last seen here in April with sunny chartreuse and tweed
- Coat (below) - Stop Staring!, thrifted; last worn here in April
This seagull was watching me as I did my stair picture.
|"Eh? Who goes there?"|
He's standing on one leg!
This sumptuously heavy frock is 100% linen, really thick and lovely to wear.
It has a big full skirt, good for swooshing.
Outerwear - I didn't need the coat on the way home, but I definitely did in the morning.
- Blue cuff - thrifted
- Steel cuff - thrifted
- Glass/silver earrings - local
- Onyx/silver ring - Tocarra, vintage fair
- Lapis lazuli ring - Wendy Brandes
And now...a day off.
I love that dress, it's got a real 1940s vibe going on. I can see that the quality is fabulous even without hugging you! The coat s very klassy, too.ReplyDelete
21 wears is brilliant for those shoes, they still look like new.
Is the seagull pretending to be a flamingo? Silly boy! xxx
Thanks so much, Vix! I love the classic 40s silhouette. I know, I was so pleased when I counted up my wearings.Delete
Seagulls are weird birds.
This is such a great dress on you Sheila, such a fun print and mix of colours and such a classic style! Enjoy your day off!ReplyDelete
Linen! As you know, my study of flax/fashion-history led me to a deep appreciation of this fabric. I'm looking to add new linen pieces to my wardobe.ReplyDelete
It's one of the nicest linen pieces I've ever owned - so thick!Delete
If Monet had painted pinwheel fireworks onto fabric he would have created your dress!ReplyDelete
Oh, I love that, Nana! Thank you!Delete
Whether they are firecrackers or abstract flowers, the print on that dress is absolutely fabulous. It's gorgeous on you too, and I agree with Vix that it's got a certain 40s vibe. Such a wonderfully flattering shape. Same goes for that marvellous coat. What a silly seagull, though. Well, they are silly creatures at the best of times! Hope you've having a lovely day off! xxxReplyDelete
Thanks, Ann - I love the pattern, the entire dress, really. Seagulls are very silly, indeed! I am, thanks!Delete
Absolutely gorgeous; I love it!ReplyDelete
Aw, thank you, Vronni!Delete
What an incredible dress! Love the print and the nice, big, swooshy skirt. I think the seagull likes it too. Funny how he's standing on one leg. Awesome Wonder Woman cuffs too! Enjoy your day off!!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much, Cheryene! I love a swooshy skirt. I laughed at his "flamingo" pose. Wonder Woman cuffs say, "Don't mess with me!"Delete
That s the kind of dress I can fall in love with! Fabulous print and colors!ReplyDelete
Agreed, Nancy - I felt great wearing it. Thank you!Delete
Such a fabulous dress, love its colorful print, its shape and delightful fabric!, it ticks all the right boxes!. Lovely to see you rocking it!ReplyDelete
And love your shoes too!
Thanks so much, Monica! Same here - it ticks all my boxes...except for pockets. If it had pockets, it would be an A+! Thanks, I love these shoes.Delete
Great dress. Love the pattern but somehow... I don't know? Shorter (knee high)? Higher heels? I don't know. Just something that pops up in my head but I cannot support the feeling with arguments as it is a great dress. Strange.
Yeah, I get where you're coming from, Greetje. The proportions are slightly off, probably because I'm 5'4" instead of 5'8"! The length is a bit long on me, which could be fixed with a higher heel. It would look amazing on YOU, you tall person!Delete
I love the whole look. That dress is beautiful.ReplyDelete
Thank you so much!Delete
That is one gorgeous dress. I love the abstract flower design, so pretty. The colours on this pattern are beautiful. I like how you call this dress your firecracker dress. From afar, it does look a bit like firecrackers. The red heels you paired with this dress are lovely. I also love your grey coat that looks just like a dress. I need one of those dress coats, they're so feminine and chic. Have a great weekend ahead!ReplyDelete
Thank you so much, Ivana! I was drawn to this pattern right away - of course, it's flowers, but my eye likes to play with patterns, so firecrackers! The shoes are actually a deep metallic pink. I have a bit of a pink shoe thing, ha ha!Delete
I love a feminine dress coat - they are hard to find!
Thank you, you too!
That dress is definitely one of your go-to's - flattering fit, quality fabric and a print with POW! I think L is one of the few men I know that would actually notice if a fabric feels good.ReplyDelete
It's a fabulous dress, all 'round, and it gives me good memories of our meetup last year! You are totally right - he's gotten very good at clothing over the years.Delete
Ooohh, that really is a sumptuous, seriously smashing frock! I adore a head-to-toe print dress with a full skirt - and all the more so when they're giving off a gorgeous mid-century vibe like this absolute stunner!ReplyDelete
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Thanks so much, Autumn, it's one of my favourites, for sure. Very much the "Dior New Look."Delete
Aaah, can't beat some good fabric. It lasts better, looks better... that dress is fantastic.ReplyDelete
Totally true! When I shop, I feel for quality fabric. There's not always much out there, but I'll always take a second look at any natural fibre, whether that's linen, silk, cotton, cashmere, wool or even viscose.Delete
What a marvelous dress.Delete
I do love a good fabric, in fact running my fingers through the clothes racks and suddenly touching the ONE makes me stop and pull out the garment and take a second look.
Isn't it lovely, Lorena? I also love good fabrics, and I do the same thing! I can pick out the silk and cashmere in seconds.Delete