Thursday, 18 March 2010
Daddy, I want a pony
I love this pale pink silk shirt. I have somewhat of an affinity with silk shirts - probably one of my most searched terms on ebay! This one is thrifted, and is so comfortable to wear. It also instantly gives a little chic to some simple skinny jeans, or in this case jodhpurs...
These black jodhpurs have been languishing in my dressing up box for a number of years, probably ever since my last horse riding lesson. (I went through a bit of a horse phase when I was younger.) So imagine my surprise when I found that they still fitted! I quite like the fact that you can wear them in the same way as tailored trousers - they're even the perfect ankle grazing length daahling! I ended up wearing them around the house with a big jumper that evening. The new leggings maybe?
The grey riding jacket was thrifted too, for £2! Finds like this make me happy, and reinforce my faith yet again in the old and well loved charity shop. It is suberbly tailored and has a beautiful dusky turquoise satin lining. I'm not sure what era it is though. Any suggestions?
The shoes were also thrifted, and are Italian made. They have this really pretty white stitching detail around the edges. I was given the vintage top hat for christmas and the necklaces have various origins.
It was so windy when we doing the photos, meaning that half of the time I was frantically trying to halt large quantities of hair blowing across my face and making me look like some kind of smartly dressed werewolf!
The title refers to one of Luella's first ever shows. She always had the best show names! I was an ardent admirer of her, both as a designer and a person. I think it is so sad that the company had to then cease trading. I know that this is kind of old news now, but I hope she does something else exciting with her talent in the future...
Thank you for all your sweet comments on my interview post, I'm sure Judy would appreciate them! (And so did I.) Also thanks to the Trendy Fashionista for giving me a blog award. I'm flattered..
Edit: I am going away for the weekend now, but I'm looking forward to catching up and replying to all those lovely comments when I get back! And in response to a few questions, the lighting in my photos is always natural.