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 šŸ™‚ 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.