Wardrobe Remix for 03.10.10


leather bomber jacket - thrifted
green scoop back tee - AA via eBay
gold swan necklace - souvenir stand at Neuschwainstein
grey high waisted skirt - F21
black patterned stockings - Target
taupe oxfords - Aldo

I promised an update didn't I? Well, the sunlight inside the house was dreadful due to the cloudiness, but that doesn't mean I can't shoot outside! When my neighbors pitbulls aren't out there. It was a bit rainy this morning and as the day went on it warmed up so luckily I caught the good part of the day. I wanted to wear something stylish since I finally could again, and something comfortable for all my running around before work. It's so weird days I wear no or little vintage. The one vintage thing I did wear today was my leather bomber jacket:


I kept hearing the voice of that guy from Ghost World, "look who's talking, little miss badass." I also struck some sort of James Dean post when I was shooting but edited it out. I also wore a vintage scarf with it but didn't shoot it since I didn't decide to wear it until after I shot these.


This is my gold swan necklace, a souvenir from Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany. It's one of, if not my absolute, favourite place on earth! I have another necklace I got the same day, in a different city, with Ludwig II's picture on one side and the castle on the other, inset in a heart. Normally I wear more statement jewelry than these simple pieces, but I made an exception because they are sentimental with good memories of the place and the trip.

Well, off I go, I must round up some of my photography. The shop I work at is going to start selling some of my prints, as well as a lace sculpture in a shadow box I am going to make. I'm really excited!


Purple Deer said...

Oh yes! That swan necklace...love it.

Karen/Small Earth Vintage said...

So cute--I have those tights! (Have I already told you that?) I love the swan necklace.

Alicia said...

Ooooh, my goodness, I love your Neuschwanstein necklaces! A few years ago I found a 1970s book about Prince Ludwig II in a used book store, and it's filled with gorgeous photos of his different castles. I've always wanted to go! Did you get to see his crazy little man-made, light-up grotto? Dame Darcy drew this picture of it which she totally lifted from the book I just described (minus the mermaids and sailors): http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=37411196

HUzzah! Vintage said...

cool shoes, slu. are they made well? i've been looking for some jazz flats that won't disintegrate upon impact with the mean streets of Oakland.

sarah louise said...

Alicia: No I have not! It was the standard tour, saw the Jesus sitting on a rainbow in the throne room, etc. Also, I just remembered I walked all the way up the mountain in the rain.

Gina: They feel a little flimsy cos they are thin leather, but they have held up pretty well so far. They're surprisingly waterproof, too. I did once step on a screw that went right through the sole but they must be made of self-healing mats cos I've never had anything else come through. If you get shoes at Aldo do what I did- sign up for the emails and you get a 10% off coupon.

Diana said...

So cute! Love your tights and the necklace!