Monday, November 30, 2009

Outfit of the Day

Sorry for pulling a bit of a disappearing act; we made the official move into the new house over the long weekend, which of course took way too much time (read: we have too much stuff) and left me without Internet access (which hopefully will be remedied this afternoon. Anyway, here's a photo my best gal pal snapped of last Tuesday's outfit!

Betsey Johnson bow sweater--from a friend
Black gabardine trousers made from a 1940s pattern--V Vintage
Black velvet peeptoe pumps--Naturalizer Shoes
1950s copper fan earrings--from a friend
Lip Ink Red lipstick

16 comments:

  1. Ugh, moving is just awful! Don't worry about us, we'll be here. :) Love that sweater!

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  2. Smashing! I want to be friends with whomever gave you that sweater, too...

    Congrats on the move! How are you loving your vintage house so far? :)

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  3. gorgeous, doll! Congrats on the move!!!

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  4. LOVE the outfit. I too am moving, hopefully next week. I would love to see pictures of your new abode.

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

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  5. Gorgeous outfit, as usual!
    I dread the day that my man and i have to move out of his mum's house, the amount of stuff (and clothes and shoes!!) that we have is ridiculous hehe.

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  6. Thanks for the kind words, everyone!

    The house is wonderful--it's filled with boxes at the moment(I am definitely going to be listing a bunch of clothing soon), but is so cozy! I'll post pics once we've moved in :-)

    Laura--She is a good friend, though we traded this time. I have to say this is one of my favorite sweaters; I was so happy when she decided to part with it!

    TGW--I hope you are able to move next week!

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  7. I HATE moving! So much to do. Lovely outfit, I know I could never look that good within a month of moving. :)
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge

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  8. You look positively stunning for a woman who has just dealt with the stresses of moving! x

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  9. What an adorable sweater! Thank you for blog award lady! I appreciate it!

    XOXO,
    Syd

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  10. WOW! You look like you stepped straight out of the 40's! And that my dear.. is a GOOD thing!!
    Great blog you've got here!!

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  11. Those pants are fantastic! I'm really curious about trying this Lip Ink stuff after seeing you use it so often - it's much stronger looking than any liptint I've seen before.

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  12. Thanks for the nice comments, everyone!

    Moving is no fun at all, especially when you are a longtime collector and have too much stuff! Not that we want to talk about having too much though—there’s always room for more, right? :-)

    Miss Emmi--I love Lip Ink, as you can see! It's really a liquid lipstick; it's very long lasting and IMHO, much better than the other indelible lipsticks on the market (Cover Girl Outlast, MAC Pro Longwear, etc.) It doesn't feel thick/heavy and it's not drying at all--and it looks like a "regular" lipstick, without the hassles of it smearing or transferring (and with red lipstick, that is always a pain.)

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  13. Loving the sweater ! Can't wait to see your home, congratulations. Oh the unpacking of all those boxes.......... thinking of you xxx

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  14. Absolutely gorgeous, the cheerful coral pink hue of that sweater compliments your hair and skin tone so wonderfully!

    I hope that your unpacking goes smoothly and that you're able to have an awesome December, honey!
    ♥ Jessica

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  15. Thank you for such nice comments!

    Yes, I am dreading the unpacking--I don't even know where to start yet :-)

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