Monday, 6 February 2012

Jump(suit) For Joy



Who's a lucky girl, then?  My friendly neighbourhood postman delivered a parcel of cheer from the divine Helga this morning and I was so excited I just had to brave the sub-zero temperatures to show it off in all it's sheer, feather-printed, vintage glory.



The adorable Vanessa spotted it when she and the queen of NZ cool were rummaging at the Rangiora Musical Society Sale. I thought it was too small at first, then I realised I was trying to zip it up over the three tops I was already wearing.


How cool is the label?



Also included in the box of joy was some fabulous jewellery


......and an insane glass poodle bottle to add to my collection. Being totally spoilt I had another parcel last week from another of my gorgeous on-line friends, Janne, containing this teeny china poodle.


Don't they all look lovely together?


Janne also sent me this freaky child, he'll be adorning the Wall of Misery as soon as I've braved the shed of doom for a hammer.

My blogging buddies rock my world.

1980s jumpsuit worn with plastic jelly sandals (£2, car boot sale) and a pile of inherited copper and brass jewellery
Hope your week started well.

I'm off to get creative in the kitchen, wish me luck!

74 comments:

Love from Poppy said...

Lovely jumpsuit and your necklace is fab.
Dx

Rachael said...

Oh my you're brave stepping out in the snow! I'm shivering just thinking about it!

Alice said...

You are one brave woman baring your arms in this weather! You look fab and that poodle collection of yours is coming along nicely xxx

The Vintage Knitter said...

That jumpsuit is so you! I love how it ties up at the front. Hope the kitchen creativity is going well! xxx

SARAH SHIMMERAZZI said...

I absolutely love the jumpsuit! And the poodle is adorable!

Suddenly I See said...

I love that jumpsuit! And that poodle is sooo cute!!! :)

oh and i sent you an email incase you haven't read it yet! :(

x

VintageVicki said...

Love the poodles :)

Brrr you make me shiver just seeing you stood out there with bare arms/feet - I haven't got far at all today - still too frozen here.

vintage_kitten said...

You and Dora are gonna melt the snow with your hot selves.Love that dress.And your tan looks great with the snow.Bet it was jealous.xx

Vintage Green said...

You ARE a lucky girl......
and a brave one too!!
Cute jumpsuit!!

LUCEWOMAN said...

This shows off your tan to perfection, I love it. The styling is streets ahead of the ten-a-penny jump suits from last year now cluttering up the chazzas. The smocked ones with string ties and hareem pants make most women look like they are shapeless, and have 'shat' themself.

Gorgeous, Helga never lets you down.

Lucy x

Miss Simmonds Says said...

ooh get back inside, you'll catch your death... It looks amazing though... what a fantastic load of gifts too!! xxx

Elise said...

Wow best jumpsuit ever! My feet are freezing just looking at you tho ;)

Krista said...

OUUUUUGAAA!!!! Vix you are glowing sweetheart!!!! What a gorgeous jumper so girlie too. I love your poodle collection. Helga never disappoints for sure.

I love you!!!~
Krista

señora Allnut said...

ooh, you're so brave going out on the snow to show us that pretty jumpsuit!! and it fits you so nicely!!, I'm shocked by your fabulousness!!!
(whouu, you're wearing sandals!!, You're a real Glamour Queen!!
besos & calor

A Woman Of No Importance said...

Adored the journey through Goa, Vix, and those meals - As a veggie too, I wonder about eating savoury for breakfast, but you had me slavering!

I love that jumpsuit on me - Looks like you've had more snow than here up north, believe it or not?

I do wonder how those pretty dawgies travel so well across the globe - You bloggy sharers amaze me with your generosity and spirit - I just have to look at fragile things for them to spontaneously self-combust!

Enjoy your culinary adventures - Love, Fhina x

VainGlorySinner said...

That jumpsuit really shows off your tan! Love the dainty feather print!

Goodies galore! The poodle bottle is amazing and a wonderful addition to your ever growing family of puffy poodles! They do look ever so cute together! x

Miss Rayne said...

Brrr you must still be feeling the heat from Kerala! I went out today in wellies, tights over the knee wellie socks, tweed skirt two jumpers and a tweed coat. Scarf, gloves and hat.

pastcaring said...

Oh Vix you are a hardy little creature, out in a sheer strappy number in the snow!
Fiorucci - doesn't that get a namecheck in "He's the greatest dancer"? ("Halston, Gucci, Fiorucci...") Thought it was an Italian brand, but what the hell do I know?!
Anyway - you look gorgeous, Helga is a wonder, Vanessa is a treasure, and Janne knows your collections well!
Poodles and freaky kids, jumpsuits and jewels - hurray for pressies from lovely friends! xxxxxxxxx

sacramento said...

You are brave standing in your gorgeous summer splendour in all that snow, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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the gardener's cottage said...

you DO have the best readers!
love that you braved the snow to show us.

also, your last post on your vacay was just too much. what a priceless vacation and priceless memories. thank you for sharing!

Rose&Bird said...

You're a brave woman! Looking good despite the chill.
The poodle bottle is bonkers, but I love the idea and it goes so well with the others!

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

What lovely gifts. I feel so cold just looking at you in the snow.

Pippy O' Hara said...

FANTASTIC!!!!!

Pennyblossoms said...

Totally Fab Poos!
Nice to see a bit of your tan...just a shame you have to tread through snow to show us! But that is a wonderful outfit.
Z xx

La Dama said...

I totally agree with everyone your tan looks great against the cold snow.that jumpsuit so suits you, love the booby peek and feather imprint.
and jelly sandals are so pretty.
Helgita is the sweetest ever!
those poodles are just too adorable!
luv ya

lasophia said...

Holy jumpsuit! That is the sexiest thing Ive seen all month. I love it. It was meant for you, what a sweet gift. What a warrior you are to pose for us out in the cold like that!

two squirrels said...

Yay!!! Miss Helga is just amazing. So happy, the jumpsuit looks so good on you. It was so exciting spotting a vintage treasure and both of us together saying "that is so Vix"!!!!!
Now wishing we had spotted a long fur coat so you had it on over the jumpsuit!!! Brrrrrr sweet.
Love V

Wildernesschic said...

Fab as always Vix xx

Little Blue Mouse said...

With your lovely tan, those photos would look like Summer, if there wasn't snow on the ground.

WeShop said...

Ooooh, you look amazing in this. V envious of your toned, tanned body. xx

The Brunette said...

That jumpsuit is stunning esp on you xx

Terri said...

SEXY!!! Helga has a good eye and knew who would do this justice!

Rebecca said...

ahh, it looks absolutely gorgeous on you! Love how you're posing in the snow like a proper model.... a true pro! xx

xx Nicki (home bird)xx said...

I think this is my fave outfit I've seen you in. You look utterly gorgeous. And BIG respect to you for braving the snow in it so you could show us!

Gorgeous gorgeous.

Nicki xx

Amie K said...

vix you look amazers! I love the jumpsuit, it's gorgeous! You look fantastic with the snowy backdrop! Love the poodle collection too, i am obsessed with poodles I want a real one!!! lots of love xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Mary Lou said...

superfabulous jumpsuit vix, you look so hot that i´m afraid all the snow there melt away;) oh gosh and this sexy bronze skin, now you look a real egyptian godess!
love and kisss,mary

SabinePsynopsis said...

Hats off to you for modelling this beautiful summery jumpsuit in the snow! I totally fancied anything Fiorucci as a teenager. XO

The Flying Tortoise said...

I think I hired that wonderful item when I was down in Rangiora a while ago... you look gorgeous Vix, as ever...
Hugs

Heather said...

Whoo Hoo!! you are brave indeed!! That is fabulous fits you like a dream....and Um I had no idea you collected poodles I love them!! I have a big fluffy real one hehehe....~Have a great week Love Heather

Kezzie said...

You're completely nuts (in a lovely way!) it's frrrrrrreeezing out there!! Lovely gifts (except the creepy child- get thee hence!!!!!)

Sue, Joe and Michael Webber said...

Brrr! Chapel Hat peg weather! ♥

Alexandra said...

Gorgeous jumpsuit Vix! xxx

Trees said...

Great packages and additions to your collections.

The jumpsuit Helga sent you is amazing, however, looking at you wearing it in the snow made we shiver a little! Keep warm xoxo

♥ Sadie ♥ said...

You look Amazing!! The jumpsuit really suits you :).

Sadie xx

Miss Claire said...

Stunning!! It does fit beautifully, but I want to give you a big warm hug to warm up those cold arms :) Welcome home (or is India home?! You'll be back there soon enough :D)...I missed the first return posts so will have to go back and have a look. Xxx

Dash said...

Christ Vix, you must have been freezing! You have a very stoic expression on your face! I feel like rushing out with a blanket and some hot soup. Still you look fab, love the dress, I have very fond memories of Fiorucci.
X

Sue said...

You sure look fine in the jumpsuit, with your fab tan and all. Snow, what snow?? You look like you didn't even know there was any. I am going to the operatic society costume sale this weekend. I cocked up big and went last weekend, rather early!! At least I know where to go now!!

Vintage Coconut said...

Well GOSH DARN you look flipping hot!
The tan... the jumpsuit... ohh it's all too much really.
And more poodles (What could be better than that?!)

his_girl_friday said...

Great jumpsuit!

Peta said...

i love it - looks amazing!

Please may I? said...

That is a chic little jumpsuit Vix. You look stunning in it. Your very brave baring that flesh in these temperatures!

X x

Emma said...

That is such a Beautiful jumpsuit! It looks perfect paired with those shoes!

Bonnie said...

Hi Vix, welcome back! You are a brave one to face the snow in that gorgeous skin baring jumpsuit and nearly bare feet! Loved to see your growing collection of poodles.

xo, Bonnie

canvasofculture said...

wow your dress is seriously stunning! love the print and the cut. great blog!

http://canvasofculture.blogspot.com/

Misfits Vintage said...

Woohoo! You look frickin AMAZING in that fabulous jumpsuit, amor! OMG I am shivering in agony looking at your naked feet in the snow. You are so beautiful - and those earrings are pretty delightful too! Love! Sarah xxx

Ronnie (RR) said...

As ever you are looking fabulous, so brave wearing it out in the snow tho, hopefully it wont be too long until you are wearing it on a warm summers day :)

Ronnie (RR) said...

As ever you are looking fabulous, so brave wearing it out in the snow tho, hopefully it wont be too long until you are wearing it on a warm summers day :)

Mrs Munster said...

You are looking so hot in that jumpsuit you could melt the snow :)

Kelly said...

You look stunning, absolute stunning Vix. You are making me feel cold though, I'm wearing maxi skirt, long thermal socks, body, 2 tops and a jumper and scarf. Cold, me? Never. :)
I love a jumpsuit, I have an ASOS one I've had for years that comes out every summer.
xx

Scarlett said...

ooooh im totally loving this jumpsuit, the print is fabulous! You are also totally harcore braving the cold and snow to show us this beauty! I am in love with the glass poodle - what fabulous gifts :o) Scarlett x

delia hornbook said...

Wow how brave are you ;-)) I bet you had goose bumps upon goose bumps ;-)) Its lovely and looks great on. Lovely goodies is that drop down beads a brooch? its lovely. Your poodles like there own a little pack very cute. dee xx

Style Sud-Est said...

Hi Vix!

Brave you are to go in the cold!
I went out last week to take pics of the umbrellas on the veranda and it almost killed me!
That jumpsuit is fabulous,you got some shape on you girl!

Lots of friendship!

Ariane xxxxx

Alison Cross said...

Jezus - you're brave! Out in the snow in your floaty frock and BARE LEGS!!!!

My legs have not been exposed to daylight since about October.

That's a FAB image for your Wall of Misery - get to the shed and get hammering!

Ali x

hippiebohoreloaded. said...

love that jumpsuit but it must be so freezing, my dear!

p.s. I'm continuing blogging on hippiebohoreloaded, but it got a completely new layout and will definitely be more rock n'roll! xx

Dusk said...

I have missed you you wonderful woman you!

Look at your fabulous self, looking all HOT in that freezing weather!

Young at Heart said...

socks lady!!you'll catch your death!!you look absolutely fab .... Fiorucci...I usd to love their store, had a poster with their angel heads at the end of my teenage bed....x

Pretty Affair said...

this jumpsuit really is AMAZING! you realy are a lucky girl! p.s. please let me know if you ever want to get rid of it :D

Tanvi said...

It is such a great piece!!! But aren't you freezing in the cold? :P

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wardrobeexperience said...

CRAZY GIRL, a summery jumpsuit in cold, cold winter. anyway - you look so amazing wearing it. where is summer?

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Trashsparkle said...

FIORUCCI!!!!!!! Wow!!!!!! And new poodles!!!! Yep, no wonder you went barefoot in the snow ;) xx

Forest City Fashionista said...

Who cares if it's cold outside when you look that Hot!

Miss Peregrin said...

You have such good blog friends! That jumpsuit is so cool, and it looks amazing on you.

Dolly Cool Clare said...

Loving that poodle bottle - in fact your whole collection! And I love the way you are hardy and fearless in your clothing choices, come sun, wind or snow! :) x

Laurice Anderson said...

You are really a lucky gurl! You are also truly blessed for having such good friends of yours. Love those dress and jewelries and you are extremely wonderful with that outfit even if the temp is so cold.

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