Monday, 26 November 2012

Floppy Snake

Finally we have some non-rainy weather so I decided to wear something other than army boots.  It was also flu shot day, so I needed something with roll-uppable sleeves.

Pink Calico - Snake Floppy Paisley

This jacket has an interesting texture and print - its sort of snake-like, but is glittery too and catches the light with movement perfect for Visible Monday

Pink Calico - Snake Glitter

I like the jacket's casual comfy roominess - great for layering other items underneath.  And it is quite soft - almost a faux suede.

Pink Calico - Snake Floppy Paisley

I teamed it with a turtleneck tunic and a floppy sleeved print blouse.

Pink Calico - Snake Floppy Paisley

I am thinking of adding small buttons with a loop to this blouse so it stays in place under jackets. It is on my refashion, mend, sewing to-do list, which seems to just grow and grow.

The shoes are a bit hard to see, but they are the 3 button slipon booties from Franco Sarto.

The other item in this outfit is this wonderful purse:

Pink Calico - La Diva for Town

The photo really does not do it justice. It's a wonderful rich brown colour with tones of burgundy - I just had to use it today.  The bag was super-cheap and some of the zipper pulls still had those little plastic protector thingys on them!

today i wore:
jacket ... ?
turtleneck ... joe fresh
blouse ... beechers brook
skirt ... reitmans
tights ... zellers
shoes ... franco sarto
bag ... la diva for town shoes

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6 comments:

  1. That's a cool jacket, Narda - versatile and with a fab pattern! Thanks for sharing your great look with Visible Monday.

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    1. Thanks Patti! Visible Monday is always the highlight of the week.

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  2. Hey, Narda! First time visitor, and I'll be back. Love that your outfit is considered. Neat how you put all the pieces together. I'm always a fan of an edgy jacket, tights and booties, and I'm all admiration of the lady-like layers you put with them. Have a great week!

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    1. Hi Janin, Thanks for visiting! I checked out your blog too - it's an interesting read, and I will visit again too.

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  3. The jacket is really gorgeous! I have a weakness for glittery - shiny fabrics. It looks great with the patterned top underneath. The purse is of course very cute!

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    1. Thanks! I love it too! It's so soft and comfy, and it was the shiny-ness that first caught my eye.

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