Monday, 25 January 2010

Maximum Chill Out


Regular readers of my blog may remember my Bayeux tapestry print skirt from a previous post.


After unearthing the skirt in a local vintage store I was instantly hit by a wave of nostalgia and memories of my 1970's childhood. My Mum's friend had a trouser suit in the same groovy fabric which I considered the epitome of glamour. 
Priced at a mere £5 I snapped it up without a second thought - luckily it was a perfect fit.



There's nothing more decadent than slipping on a glamorous number after an long, indulgent soak in the bath and uncorking a bottle of wine, especially on a school night.

The 5p vintage schoolgirl leotard was another of Saturday's jumble sale purchases -the smooth lines make for perfection under a high waisted skirt.

8 comments:

  1. Looks like such a comfy and stylish laid back outfit. Love your wire manniquin on the mantlepiece!

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  2. 5p???! as in 5 pence?? that has to be the best bargain buy ever!

    Love that skirt, and totally agree about the wine and bath, nothing better!

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  3. Perfection indeed! The sleek black leotard balances the skirt wonderfully.

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  4. love it!, love the horsey picture, yr turquoise ring, is it turquoise stone by the way? and your nose ring??!! sooo cool. I look forward to your updated blog, taking inspiration from your groovy style.

    :) G x

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  5. Love the black against that skirt. So striking! Love it :D


    ♡,
    Jessica

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  6. Loving the print! I'm a bit of a vintage print nerd so I wouldn't have hesitated for a second about snapping that funky skirt up and as far as I'm concerned 'nostalgia' RULES!
    ...xXx

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  7. Thanks for all the comments!
    Not bad for a total spend of £5.05.

    G: The ring is a huge chunk of turquoise set in solid silver. My birthstone is turquoise and I love it! My BF commissioned it whilst we were in India as a birthday treat about 5 years ago. It's trebled in value since then.

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