Monday, August 23, 2010

Golden Garbs- Mix it up!

I think it's time for an outfit post folks!

My fashion inspiration today came from mixing the colors of blue & red together. Along with mixing a few pretty details from some different eras in fashion. No one era in particular, I threw together certain distinct elements that I happen to be fond of. Then mixed them all together to pull off a chic outfit. For example: I love the 1940's sweater girl look, the full mid-calf skirts of the 50's, and the t-strap style shoes of the 20's & 30's. So why not style them in harmony all together? I have always been devoted to the details, so this is where my fixation for accessories ( vintage jewelry imp-articular) come in. Accessories always complete the outfit and just add that finishing touch. Sort of like the final stroke of a painters brush, on his masterpiece. I think all those dainty details mesh well together don't you?


I love to use textiles and color in fashion, and some-days I feel like dressing head to toe in a specific era. Then other times I get in the mood to mix things up, from vintage pieces of different eras. I even get a thrill when my sharp-trained-eye finds new pieces that have a vintage aesthetic, to throw in the mix!



So today my outfit consist of:

Blue sweater- Forever 21 (thought it had a 1940's aesthetic to it)
Skirt- vintage 1950's (from Desert Vintage)
Shoes- Steve Madden (thought they had 1930's feel)
Red purse- vintage 1950's (thrifted)
Brooch- vintage 1930's (Desert Vintage)
Blue & white cameo earrings- vintage 1940's (thrifted) 

I decided to put my hair in a 1950's inspired high pony-tail (minus the bangs), simple & chic! Mostly because I was being lazy the night before & didn't put a set in my hair, but there is always a way to improvise!



7 comments:

  1. very pretty! love the addition of the red!

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  2. wow, you look really cute

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  3. how fun and lovely! That's such a gorgeous blue!

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  4. The red brooch is perfect, it really brings it all together. I love mixing the things I love best about eras together, and I'm always on the hunt for modern pieces with that vintage feel (much kinder on my wallet!)

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  6. Thank you for all the feedback! I am delighted to see that you all like the ensemble!

    XOXO~Syd

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