Friday, 29 January 2010

A Circus Costume & A Bathing Suit

bathing suit

Wearing:
• 1950's blue plaid halter bathing suit, eBay.
• Black taffeta skirt, eBay.
• Red 1960's patent t-strap shoes, eBay.
• Red lipstick by Natio.

This is what I wore for most of sweltering Thursday - i could have easily lounged about all day in my underwear, but instead, i opted for a 1950's bathing suit & red lipstick. I added the skirt - which is actually covered in paint - when I had to venture out into the world for an hour to drop off forms and do boring errand-y nonsense.


raised eyebrow?!

I changed into this outfit during the afternoon to go to a friend's farewell picnic - the dress is actually one part of a three-piece 1930's circus costume. i didn't realise until much later that it is actually designed to flash one's undies when one bends over ... I then tried not to bend over for the rest of the night. It was a really lovely farewell, with plenty of wine, cake, sour cherry & sherry punch served in beakers, and a game of 'duck duck goose' in which I was accidentally tackled. Fun!!

light in my eyes

haaaaaam
I am a shameless ham. Truth.

what is this i see?


Wearing:
• Lambswool beret, bought in the Netherlands, 2006.
• 1930's navy and cerise circus girl rayon dress, eBay.
• Black OTK socks, sockdreams.com!
• Black 80's Trotters oxfords, eBay.
• 1980's Rayban wayfarers, eBay.
• Red lipstick by Natio.

21 comments:

Solanah said...

That dress is so cool!

Louise said...

LOVE the bathing suit. Such a fantastic idea to mix it with a breezy circle skirt.

Mamushka Marie said...

SO cute!

Twila said...

The bathing suit and dress are both so cute!! I love the sequin number below!!

blog.twilasvintageclothing.com

The Sequin Cat said...

I just love your style. But you already know that.

Hurray for the new photo location in the new home!

Adventures of a Sequin Cat

frankie said...

wear the swimmers to work if its hot on Friday! Dare ya. . .

Anonymous said...

You know we need to see the back of that dress now :)
Love it!

VoteAudrey said...

You're my new favorite dress-er.

wardrobeexperience said...

love both outfits! pretty cute!

xx

http://www.wardrobexperience.blogspot.com/

Stéphanie said...

You're adorable !

hannah and landon said...

ahh, so super cute!
xx

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Velveteen Libertine said...

I LOVE the vintage bathing suit, so so much. Grand snag.

Yours,

Velveteen

www.velveteenlibertine.com

The Sequin Cat said...

Missing your posting! Also, had no idea you were Page Three girl in 'What I wore Today'. You go girl!

Pony said...

Oh, I'm sorry hon! I've been feeling very uninspired to post since I started working around the clock. I have a day off tomorrow, so maybe then :)

I hope you're doing well!

xo

The Sequin Cat said...

What projects are you working on at the moment? Have a lovely day off!

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