Thursday, 19 August 2010

Going Green

By the time you read this we should hopefully have set up camp in Wales and be quaffing our first pear cider, temperamental air-cooled VW engine permitting.


We're taking Gilbert on a four-hour drive into the beautiful Brecon Beacons for a weekend at the Green Man. It's the first time we've been to this festival and I'm very excited. The weather forecast isn't great but armed with everything from sequinned flapper tops, hot pants, fake fur coats, sunhats and wellington boots there's sure to be something appropriate I can throw on.


Van Allen Maxi (eBay), Leather boots (British Heart Foundation), Battered leather suitcase (Car Boot Sale), Vintage gillet (Scope), Bangles (India, Inherited and Boot sales)



Have a wonderful weekend....
See you on Monday!
xxx


43 comments:

  1. Sighhhhhh....I really envy your life lady! You always look amazing, go to amazing places and Gilbert is just perfection.

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  2. Oohh have a wonderful time, I hope the weather is kind to you. No matter what though I bet you look fab!
    Kandi x

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  3. That maxi is gorgeous. Have a lovely time x

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  4. Have fun!! Looking forward to ur weekend pics..

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  5. You, Jon and Gilbert are always tootling off to exciting places! Have fun, take pictures! x

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  6. j adore tout ses anciens imprimes (qui revienent a la mode d ailleurs...)

    bonne soiree ;O)

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  7. this dress is so cute! it's pattern reminds me of some curtains at my parents house when i was a kid...

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  8. Hope you have a great time Vix. I`d love to be chilling at a festival.
    Dx

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  9. This is has to be one of my favourite outfits. I love the style of the dress, the pattern and the gillet looks really cool too. You're even colour co-ordinated with Gilbert! Have a great weekend.

    X

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  10. Have fun!
    Love your waistcoat and your suitcase is really vintage looking. Reminds me of those ones that you see in films, that have postcards stuck on them from everywhere they traveled in the world.

    <3

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  11. Hope you have a wonderful time, what an adorable suitcase, the beauty is that it isn't in perfect condition. I love how you are so organised and stylish as always xx

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  12. I love that dress and that fur vest. BEAUTIFUL.

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  13. Another festival! You and Gilbert look great together Vix. I've been noticing a lot of maxi dresses lately and in fact saw one this morning and thought of you immediately! I also loved that maxi you had on yesterday and hope you enjoyed the curry.

    The term thrifting has just sort of evolved I guess and includes the local church thrift shop to Goodwill. When I go "thrifting" I'm on the hunt for anything vintage and I usually also manage to find a great price. Altho, I was at the Salvation Army yesterday and they had a special section they called Collectibles and everything in there was priced out of this world expensive. I couldn't believe it and they didn't even serve tea or chip butties. Not sure what that is I'm just guessing they're cookies!

    Have a fun time and come back with some pix!

    ~Bonnie

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  14. Hi there-wishing you a fabulous time, you sure look lovely in this maxi dress x

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  15. Have fun, wonderful festival hopper - and may the weather gods be with you! xxx

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  16. I'd love to fold myself up and fit into that battered leather case and tag along! Sounds like a fun weekend! Do all the outfits you packed match so cleverly with Gilbert?

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  17. Dear Gilbert!!Faithfully carrying you to yet another fun filled weekend!
    Loving that maxi,it is the most gorgeous print and I love the colours.Real cute with that fur gilet-what a useful piece of clothing!
    The battered leather suitcase rocks my world;I would love to hear its stories!
    Have agreat time,sweetheart!!!
    Love you,Helga xxxXXXxxx

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  18. Hi Vix, hope you have a wonderful weekend xxx

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  19. Looking lovely as always darling, have fun!

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  20. You do realise your outfit matches your Combi don't you? You look ready for anything - have a great break!:) xo

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  21. You look brilliant! So, so stunning as always! I hope you have the most wonderful weekend ever! xoxo

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  22. Oh, have fun! Sounds fun! And I adore adore this outfit! Awesome, WAISTCOAT (or is it a jacket? certainly not a vest!) and dress. Love it.

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  23. Vix, I want your life! Jetsetting (Gilberting) around the country every weekend is an adventure. :)
    Looking fab, and sure the festival pics will be equally awesome.

    X xxx

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  24. Afghan-type gilet. Pure hippie class.

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  25. What incredible pictures! You like like you're right out of a Polaroid album from my childhood, but more stylish of course. The palette, the shapes and accoutrements, the VW camper... My dad had an olive green VW camper van, and I think I remember mustard-gold upholstery.

    Oh, camping and cider sound so good, and maybe a campfire when the evening gets cool enough...

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  26. That's one of my favourite dresses of yours.
    I sincerely hope the weather improves, it's pretty foul in North Wales right now. Still, better in a van than a tent! xx

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  27. You look beyond fabulous...love it:)
    xoxo

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  28. Have a wonderful safe trip and time, I am still getting over being ill, so the farthest I am going is to the pharmacy, then back home. (boring!)

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  29. Sounds amazing! I hope you have a fabulous weekend!

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  30. Love the dress! And have fun.

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  31. It's definitely festival season for you, Vix! Hope you have a fantastic time, shall miss you! xxx

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  32. I saw 2 Gilberts, both orange, today en route to CBS's and thought of you!!

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  33. Hope you're having a brilliant time - looking forward to seeing the pics from it. Love your gilet by the way. xx
    http://www.weshopthereforeweare.co.uk/

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  34. Love the maxi/gillet combo! I hope the festival was good!

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  35. Love the gilet. Hope the festival is a hoot and the weather shines for you! x

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  36. so i posted my first vintage look i told u about b4... u must tell me what u think of it ok?

    as per ur outfit, love the dress..and that trunk is too cute!!

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  37. Hope you have fun and that the weather is good!

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  38. Ohh I hope you're having a wonderful time darling woman! Looking forward to all the fab outfits!!!
    ...love this vest and dress combo! xo

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  39. you look perfectly ripe! love the shearling vest with your lovely locks! i do love the glitter dot! the dress is perfect too. kinda makes me hungry for chicken soup. have a wonderful time and take lots of fun photos.

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  40. You look fab as usual

    You have lovely hair! xx

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