Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Blue Suede Shoes with Plaid

Yes, I am wearing a sweater - in July! Am I crazy? Nope - I was barely outside today at all, so even though it is swelteringly hot, I was nice and comfortable. Body temperatures are a weird thing.
However, it does mean that you can finally see the real rich blue of this sweater! Every time I wear it, it looks very dark, and the lovely indigo shade of blue doesn't show well.

See? Like this.
I last wore this sweater here (way down past the Swingin' 60s Gala) in February with my snowflake skirt. I have a mustard yellow cami on under it just in case there is any boob action going on. You never know when they might make a break for it!
Dear me, I do adore this skirt. You should see how the bottom pleats swirl about (much like...a kilt, shockingly) when I walk. Divine! I last wore it here in May, the day before my last haircut. And what do you know? I have a haircut tomorrow!

The stuff:
I have had these blue suede shoes for many years, and I love them so much. They need to be re-heeled, but since I don't wear them all that frequently - even though they are amazingly comfortable! - I haven't bothered to do it. I last wore them here in September 2013 with Spanish Ladies and a red hat with an orange feather.

The stuff:
Classic reds to go with all that blue. I love my coral jewelry.

Sweater (Ricki's, thrifted), skirt (Bianca Nygard, thrifted), shoes (Feet First), bracelet (Plum), earrings (local), coral/silver ring (Oscar & Libby's), lapis lazuli ring (Wendy Brandes).

10 comments:

  1. Great outfit. The skirt is superb and blue looks pretty. Nice jewelry, too.

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  2. You must have been in an air conditioned space...today was HOT!
    I wore a tank dress and had a second shower!
    You look very chic and cool...

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  3. Oh, those lit-up blues and stupendous silhouette! Wow!
    (I'm in sweaters too - my actual office conditions make it challenging to be seasonally-appropriate.)

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  4. Very nice, Sheila! My boobs have *never* made a run for it, sigh. Love the shoes and bling. xo

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  5. I pretty much have to wear a sweater inside too, I'm glad for the air conditioning, but it sure can be chilly!

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  6. Bright blue, red, and tartan - what a lovely combination! It does look more of an autumn/winter outfit, but then nowhere in the UK has air conditioning, so if it gets warm here, it's warm inside the buildings too! xxx

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  7. I love this look and the colours, Sheila! This is very much something the teacher me would have worn because it looks professional but still relaxed. I love the silhouette and the colours. Oh I said that already. Well I really do love it and you look great in it!

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  8. Plaid! Blue!!! Rowr! Divoon, darling!
    XXX

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  9. First of all, quirky is just my kind of thing. And this is my all time fave of all combinations out there in the fashion world. seriously- tartan and blue. And you have a great talent for picking just the right shade for you. Sabina @Oceanblue Style

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  10. Oh the blue does stand out in its real hue with outside lighting.
    I too like to watch and feel garments move, its like artwork coming to life.

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Cheers,
Sheila