Tuesday, 4 September 2012

Snakes and Giraffes

Hopefully most of you had a nice Labour Day off?  Today's outfit was a what do I wear post-Labour Day outfit.  It was sunny and warm so I hauled out the snake skirt and this time teamed it with a s/s crewneck sweater.
Pink Calico: Snake Skirt
The sweater was only $3 at the liquidator's, so I got it in navy too.  I actually had a black sweater on most of the day but had to remove it in the end when it got too hot.

I wanted to go with creamier tights, but I think they are in the wash, so went with black instead.

I had to change out my purse too, but did not have time to do a complete switch.  Luckily I have one of those change-the-outside-et-voila bags.

Pink Calico: Snake Skirt, Miche Bag

I've never seen these bags except for on ebay and in shows, but I'd love to have a few more of the shells.  It's so handy to be able to just change the outside of the bag.
Pink Calico: Miche Bag

This size I carry is the "giant" size - I forget the name.  I also have the original classic size which is smaller and daintier - more like the styles from the '50s.


Today I wore:
s/s red crewneck sweater ... no label
scarf ... joe fresh
snake print skirt ... george, altered by me
black textured tights ... dollar store
purse ... miche
shoes ... spain

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8 comments:

  1. That bag with your outfit makes this whole thing sing! Awesome. I like the concept of just changing the shell of the bag for a whole new look. I've tried that using little bags inside big ones, but to have a bag designed around the concept is great.

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    1. It's really convenient - I'm a constant bag changer, so it's perfect for those rushed days.

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  2. nice!!! can one make more shells... DIY challenge? love Mom xoxox

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    1. I've been thinking about it! It would probably be fabric though, and perhaps not as finished-looking.

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  3. lovely animal prints. lovely summer outfit :D hope you could visit my Ruby Tuesday last week here: http://www.lovehomegrowgarden.info/2012/09/04/garden-flowers-torch-ginger-lily/

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    1. Thanks for commenting and following Mel! I will definitely visit your blog.

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  4. How clever that bag is! I change mine very day too, and I like having a lot to choose from - this is both good for the environment, the closet and the wallet!

    Your red top looks great with the neutrals (I love snakeskin pattern).

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    1. I was pleasantly surprised with how this one turned out too.

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