Friday, 29 June 2012

Suburban style

Hello! Happy Friday! Here is an outfit post brought to you by my garden and its delightful environs.

Top: River Island
Jeans: c/o Vivien of Holloway
(sorry I'm doing so much c/o stuff... I'm just always excited to wear it!)
Belt: Mum's from the 80s
Shoes: Liberty x Nikes

Delightful, slightly broken fence
Mysteriously dry/dead grass despite all the rain
Lovely lush plants, thanks to all the rain

Pocket/bum/my lovely new grey nailvarnish

Tired face/earrings bought from Bow & Crossbones
Hair left au naturel as it's not enjoying the constant straightening...

Still loving the era clash of 1987 Nike design and 1940s Liberty fabric <3

Quite impressed with the lined-up-ness of the stripes on the chest pocket...
high street stuff ain't always shoddy! 

That's all folks... more soon! Have great weekends.

Fleur xx
DiaryofaVintageGirl.com

14 comments:

  1. I love the pants! I can imagine those with a million different looks. What a good piece to have for summer. And I like clashing eras, too.

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  2. Those jeans are great, love the stripes too. x

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  3. Very appropriate, Fleur! Love it! Enjoy your weekend! :-)

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  4. You've convinced me about VOH Jeans... have been thinking about having a wardrobe revamp after buying one of their dresses for that Tweed Run... the jeans look perfect on you! x

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  5. I am always surprised, that while many in the main-stream world of fashion seem to waer Liberty print designs, there seems, im my view, fewer than there perhaps ought to be on the Vintage scene / blog world, given the enormous contribution that Liberty & Co. have made over the years, both as a retailer and and a producer of their own designs, to what has become known as 'vintage'.

    CJ

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    1. Sorry about my spelling!

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  6. I just wanted to say that I really admire how you've embraced mixing up your style and wearing some modern things and have continued to blog your outfits, despite not being 100% vintage or whatever. I used to blog over at Cici Speaks and completely stopped when my style began to shift. When I went back to school I started to feel vintage had less and less of a place in my life, and now I have almost completely sold off my collection and rarely wear the few pieces I have left, though I still enjoy the clothing and vintage bloggers/sewers. Especially now that I, like you, have become way more physically active than I have been in the past as I train to become a firefighter, I feel myself wanting to show off more. :P

    Keep doing what you're doing, it works!

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  7. The perfect outfit for an American Independence day bar-b-cue! LOL! I love the mix of stripes and florals (from the shoes). And I think the softer look of your make-up (no red lips) is just as lovely as when you go all out. Of course when you are a beauty like yourself, you could wear dirt on your face and still be gorgeous.

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

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  8. Those jeans are fab - heading over to Vivienne's now!

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  9. Loving the era-clash trainers, never get tired of trainers + classic print combos!

    If you want some lawn, ours is currently like a jungle. The rain seems to have sent it into overdrive! I can't take outfit posts out there as I'm afraid I'll get lost in it and fight my way to survival like a channel 5 documentary haha!

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  10. Send over those trainers and jeans please - I want! Lynnette x

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  11. I really love this natural looking photo shoot and outfit. It's very rare for me to get excited about jeans, but when I've regained my body after having a child, these might be the reward. If I can rock them with 1/100 of the class and cool that you do, I'll be very happy. Hope you're enjoying some summer in the fleeting moments it comes!

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  12. my gf would love those jeans. i'm sure she's tried on a dress by that brand too, polkdot i think

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