Apr 12, 2009

green + ruffles + the maiden louboutin shots

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on this particular easter sunday morning, i was running late-- the slapdash resulted in an unexpected combination. i suppose when we think less, our subconscious steps in to take charge. also, HAPPY EASTER EVERYONE!
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random ruffle blouse, haberdasher skirt, balenciaga cherche midi bag, necklace from mom, christian louboutin patent orange miminettes, own scowl.
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a close up of the necklace...an ancillary benefit of my mom being away is that i can peruse her wardrobe as i wish! the jewelry was the last addition to the outfit, and although i don't usually wear much jewelry, i decided to let this speak for itself on a monochrome outfit.
PLUS: bonus that it matched my bag.
it's quite ornate, and very pretty in my opinion, with speckled jade beads, glass beads, and burnished metallic pieces.
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then i realised that valentino did ruffles for his last couture collection, and as always, seeing a parallel makes me feel much comforted, in that i'm channelling more haute than hobo.
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the shape of the ruffles is truly similar-- everything gathered at the centre, with a framing of the decolletage. obviously the high collar in the runway version would be too dramatic for real life/practical wear...but i'm still chuffed that i have a piece like this!
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and FINALLY!!!!!!
some (again, low-res) virgin pictures of the loubs... i'm glad the shangri-la hotel floors were carpeted, so all the abuse my shoes endured was from the carpark --> ballroom.
you can barely see the red soles, but i thought the orange gave the perfect amount of pizzaz to the outfit...
i think i really do surprise myself when i'm sleepy. haven't been this pleased with spontaneity in a while. orange + green doesnt always equal carrots.

27 comments:

♥ Fashion CHALET said...

Great interpretation, so classy and chic! :)

Happy weekend and Holidays! xo!

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yiqin; said...

Your top is FAB@ So are your shoes!

CultureCynic said...

this is lovely

*** said...

I love the color of those shoes!

Indie.Tea said...

Great outfit, very elegant but chic and unique at the same time. Hope you had a good day...

G said...

First of all, thanks for the visit :)

Now about you, i love your shoes!! and i can see you like fuffles too :)

kiss

Lily said...

Hey! Thanks for the comment :) Love the outfit. The ruffles are gorgeous and those shoes are to die for!

xoxo
Lily

http://mirth-thehouseof.blogspot.com/

Ruta said...
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Ruta said...

i love the shoes and hte shirt is so hot.

janettaylor said...

This is a perfect combo. I love all of them, esp. ruffle shirt and the bag.

Happy Easter to U too darling!

xoxo: Janet

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

so chic!! you look gorgeous and i'm drooling all over your loubs! ;)

Manja said...

Ooooh...I really like those ruffles!

Valentine said...

always sophisticated and chic! i really am lovin your style, A! (I shall call you that from now on, if you dont mind) ;-)

I agree with your comments on the photos on my blog. It is indeed quite voyeuristic-- which adds to the air of mystery in the photos, no? :-)

xox

V

Cathy Voyage said...

The ruffles are great and the shoes are to die for!

fabulous everything said...

ruffles and loubs!!!!!!! I love orange...

Ashford said...

own scowl...ha! I think the best way to get dressed is to not think about it. My best outfits happen when I just start pulling things.
and orange! I love orange!

++ that valentino is heaven.
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She's Dressing Up said...

Love the blouse, and the necklace is stunning!

copperoranges said...

i love your ruffle blouse! AND the louboutins! ahhh i would feel so cool just struttin along with those red soles!

Kira Fashion said...

oh my!
You look fantastic! Have some Loubs is a huge dream for me! Maybe next year :)

You are amazing!

Nice choice!

The Clothes Horse said...

The ruffles on your blouse are very pretty.

Delmy said...

Very classy. Im in search of a black long skirt.

♥ Marta ♥ said...

Amazing outfit and the shoes are fabulous :)

Ellie said...

Love the ruffles! And the shoes. I've been seeing a lot of orange lately and actually liking it.

surimay said...

the ruffle blouse is gorgeous. very feminine and pretty :)
i wish i could wear heels without crying in pain.. :/ they're really nice shoes though. like the colour!

stellawantstodie said...

great interpretation!! the blouse is fantastic! very similar !!

and this necklace! i lovin´it!!

Youre right, we should trade links!! Im going to add u to my list!


xxx

Victoria C said...

I love the shoes! Are they comfortable? The ruffled top is also gorgeous - a very wearable version of the Valentino xo

michelle said...

woman! pls smile!!

anw, simple is great. j'adore

and yeah exams suck

<3
micheyeo