Swish swoosh

I love these shirt dresses from the — what, early 80s? They’re so easy, breezy.

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But really, it was the checkered texture of this one that sold me.

boots-from-umeboshi

My boots? It was the colour that sold me.

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And my scarf? It was its scarfiness that did it.

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19 Comments

  • Reply Terra October 7, 2009 at 10:55 pm

    I’m with you on the colour of your boots. I love my tobacco coloured boots so much, I’d marry them ;)

  • Reply Noémie K October 8, 2009 at 2:51 am

    wow*°*°*
    I really love this style !
    very unique
    thx for posting this*

  • Reply Nicole October 8, 2009 at 4:51 am

    love. it. ALL. same line of reasoning too, the texture of the dress and that rich cognac colour of your boots – amazing. haha “scarfiness”, def a nice touch!

  • Reply sofiasophie October 8, 2009 at 9:59 am

    indeed!
    lovely outfit. and I looooooooove the tan colour (and the heel looks very nice) of your boots!

  • Reply lisa October 8, 2009 at 11:32 am

    I love the rich cognac shade of your boots!

  • Reply Larissa October 8, 2009 at 7:38 pm

    I need brown boots! Where are those from?

  • Reply MizzJ October 8, 2009 at 10:55 pm

    I’m going to sound like an echo: I love the rich tobacco color of your boots! Where did you get them??

  • Reply liv October 8, 2009 at 11:36 pm

    have you worn this to the office? i dont think i’ve seen it.

    i’ve always loved boots that colour, and bags too. something earthy about that shade that just draws me in.

    i’m going shopping tomorrow in gastown and main with my ma. yippee!

  • Reply Fiona October 9, 2009 at 2:17 am

    The whole look is just amazing. Love the pairing of the dress with the scarf!

  • Reply djmorningstar October 9, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    Love this look. Nicely pulled together…
    really like the textures & mix of colours here!
    Where are the boots from?

  • Reply Victoria October 9, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Ohh nice !!

  • Reply VancityAllie October 9, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    That scarf looks amazing with those boots!

  • Reply Gabbi October 9, 2009 at 4:53 pm

    Wonderful outfit, I love the pair of brown boots with black tights!

  • Reply cass & cady October 9, 2009 at 8:47 pm

    Such a great fall style. Cool blog.

  • Reply Couture Carrie October 10, 2009 at 6:58 am

    Gorgeous, darling! Really love your accessories in this post!

    xoxox,
    CC

  • Reply Cafe Fashionista October 10, 2009 at 8:39 am

    Cognac colored boots are my favorite. You can never go wrong with such a rich, lovely color. :)

  • Reply Kelsey October 10, 2009 at 10:55 am

    Terra — Now that’s romance.

    Noemie — nonono, thank you for reading this.

    Nicole — a little scarfiness makes any outfit better, don’tcha think?

    Sofia — it’s such a short heel so it’s comfy, but elegant.

    Lisa — cognac is such a beautiful way to describe that colour.

    Larissa, MizzJ and DJMorningStar — they’re from Umeboshi on Main (but not this year — sorry!)

    Liv — can’t wait to see what you get at all those little boutiques in Gastown and on Main Street

    Fiona — thank you!

    Victoria — and nicely comfy, too.

    VancityAllie — dark green and cognac — they’re the colours you’d find in an old man’s smoking room, don’tcha think?

    Gabbi — thanks! It’s nice that the brown is light enough to wear with black (without clashing)

    Cass&Cady — so happy you like the Anthology!

    Couture Carrie — thank you!

    Cafe Fashionista — now I think I need a cognac bag.

  • Reply Miss Neira October 12, 2009 at 1:55 pm

    LOVE the 80s style of this..especially the scarf and boots..very pretty! you made it look so chic without being tacky

  • Reply Gerri Ward October 12, 2009 at 10:42 pm

    WOW! Solely Breathtakingly BEAUTIFUL YOU are!!!:)
    xoxox,
    Gerri

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