How lucky was I this morning? We went to not one, but two, jumble sales earlier.
Neither jumble was particularly fantastic but as a fake fur fanatic I couldn't resist the lure of a these two shoddy mid-1990's acrylic cardigans for a mere 10p each.
I spent this afternoon with my sewing box reworking them into something far more interesting.
I unpicked the grey fur collar from the neck of the cardigan then hemmed and hand-sewed some vintage ribbon from my stash of second-hand haberdashery buys.
Worn with 1960's tricel mini dress, grey patterned opaques, high-heeled brogues (all charity shop finds) and accessorised with massive hair and a 1969 VW Bay bus handpainted in Cadbury's Dairy Milk purple.
To create this scarf I unpicked it from the tatty old cardi, added a press-stud, a rosette of antique hand-made Cypriot lace and a vintage pewter button.
Hasn't it gone cold? I don't like wearing knitwear so hats, scarves and snuggly coats are essential, just as well I've got so many.
Welsh Tweed pea coat, tweed skirt, leather belt, brogues and tights (All charity shop finds).
Thanks to Kate at Make Do Style who featured some lovely faux fur collars on her fabulously fashion-friendly blog recently, she inspired me.