All posts tagged: dress

My “fail safe” go-to outfit

Reading the Style Hunter blog and came across this post by Maree Stoubos filling in the style hunters on her go-to item of clothing in times of need. I have a few go-to’s in my wardrobe, depending on the occasion. When it comes to work, my go to is my black pinstripe high waisted skirt. As I’ve mentioned in this blog before I can wear basically whatever to work within reason, and I have lots of little work dresses and blouses and cardigans and blah – but my go-to skirt is a regular repeat offender in my work life. And having so many different blouses and shirts changes it up so I don’t look the same every day. For casual times my go-to is a floral print skater style dress with a crocheted lace collar. It’s practical enough for all occasions (not too dressy, or too plain) and I’ve lived in it over the last year and half or so. It’s only a Jay Jay’s cheapie (and I actually don’t really like their stuff) but …

The perfect vintage dress for spring

Fortunately I managed to pop along to the Polka Dot Vintage markets a few Sunday’s back, and scored the cutest floral dress perfect for the warmer months. Don’t get me wrong I enjoy op-shopping, but I’ve come to the conclusion I prefer the vintage fashion markets Perth has to offer cos I don’t have to spend the time digging through piles of regular op shop clothing because someone else has done it for me and found the good stuff ūüôā This dress will be perfect for sunny dates with my lover – and only $35! Bargain. Unfortunately the belt buckle is broken but my crafty mum may find a solution for it.