Thursday, 9 February 2012

Houndstooth and hippie saloon girl

As I mentioned in my Monday post that Talize my Holy Grail of thrift stores is having their 50% off sale again.

I almost didn't make it. But as timing would have it, a trip out their worked out just fine.

This haul is equally as impressive as my Boxing Day one.

So much so in fact we actually made a video is up (
which will be posted after editing, thank you for your patience) documenting my spoils. In this post, I actually will not go into detail on what I got, but instead will be focusing on one of my favourite outfits born from this trip.

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Fioni clogs and vintage leather brief are both from Talize a while back.
Stockings from Dynamite
Bow tie belt from Forever 21, old

The jacket and the skirt make a very excellent pairing. I love mixing patterns. Even though there is no method to my madness, somehow things always end up working out.

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The belted detail of the jacket gives the outfit the structure it needs by cinching me right at the waist.

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The skirt would look excellent as a maxi-skirt, since with the help of the structured jacket, it would already create the illusion of the mile-long-leg. However, I just couldn't help but do something different to it.

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I simply flipped inwards the front portion of the hem; thus magically creating a hi-low hem skirt. Something I have been coveting for many moons.

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The hi-low hem is fun and flirty, I guess that's why you often see them on Saloon girls.

Hundstooth and hippie saloon girl, yup, I can rock this to work today no problem.

3 comments:

  1. Love the skirt, hi-low hems are awesome. Combined with the thigh high stockings gives the ensemble a bit (or a lot) of peek-a-boo sexiness. Very well done indeed! Matt.

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  2. Thanks Matt :)

    It totally reminds me of saloon girls

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