Sunday, December 18, 2011

Two Cinema Outfits

As the subject of this post probably suggests, I went to the cinema on two different occasions last week. The first time was to see Rebel Without a Cause at the Mercury Cinema (part of the same season during which I saw Johnny Guitar when I wore this dress) and I opted to try to channel Natalie Wood's wardrobe from that film...which I suppose ended up not looking very different to a lot of what I usually wear, anyway!

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I wore the skirt from the stutterinmama order I posted about at the beginning of the month, as it reminded me of the green skirt Natalie Wood wears near the beginning of the film, though hers was a darker more olive green and she had a really cute matching cardigan, too.

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Outfit details: 1950s cardigan - etsy; scarf - ?; black top - Target; 1950s pencil skirt - etsy; vintage stockings - ?; shoes - KMart.

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I wore the second outfit to (finally) see Midnight in Paris (which I loved and had ambitions to write about after I'd watched it...but still haven't written anything) on a rather warm day. I basically planned this outfit around a new pair of shoes I'd bought the day before...

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The belt is from another dress but the tan colour of my shoes matched the belt quite well and I thought it was a nice way to tie the outfit together.

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You can see one of the newest additions to my slowly growing collection of ceramic kitties just to the left of my face in this photo - maybe one day I'll do a post on my collection if anyone is interested?

Outfit details: white bow - bought a set of these somewhere ages ago; heart necklace - belonged to my nonna; 1940s dress - etsy; sweetheart pin - etsy; bangles - various; shoes - KMart.

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Here's a not particularly good shot of the shoes - they're from K-Mart and I think they have a very 1940s feel to them.

Love,
Andi B. Goode

19 comments:

  1. Both gorgeous outfits :) And I adore your hair, I really want to learn to do vintage hairstyles!

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  2. You look gorgeous love the length of the skirt, and that dress is heavenly on you and those are awesome, I loved midnight in paris x

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  3. Really love both outfits, but especially the second outfit! The dress looks like someone Betty Draper might wear :)
    It would be awesome if you posted some photos of your porcelain kitty collection :)

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  4. How awesome to get to view two old movies up on the big screen in a cinema. I remember being able to do that a few times myself and it's so much better to see the movie that way.

    Love your outfits!

    MaryD

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  5. So fun to get dressed up for the cinema!

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  6. They are both lovely... Those heels definitely have a 40s feel to them!!

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  7. I'm always interested in things to do with cats! Both these outfits are fabulous - seriously, the green and white dress is divine.

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  8. Both outfits are lovely. I've never seen that second film before but now I quite want to. Do write about it! :)

    I really love the tights on that outfit, by the way. Such an expected yet classy twist.

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  9. Gorgeous, both! I think I need to get to Kmart! x

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  10. I don't think you've ever worn an outfit that I didn't like!! And of course your hair looks fab as usual.

    -Leah
    Superstition Vintage

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  11. i'm kind of in love with those shoes. seriously. you're adorable. and the second dress! basdlkfjasdlkfj stop it. you're taking all the cute.

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  12. Great shoes Andi! And I love the dress too!

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  13. Gah, helt underbara outfits! Klänningen är ju bara underbar :)

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  14. Awe, I love your looks. Very pretty. You should smile more cause you are so pretty!

    Happy Holidays!

    Your newest Follower,
    Mary from ♥ meowwzie.blogspot.com ♥

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  15. It's official... I'm OBSESSED with that plaid dress! It is so flattering on your figure, and the print is amazing. Loving your style!

    xoxo,
    annie

    I'm hosting a vintage dress GIVEAWAY on my own blog, hope you will stop by! Here's a link
    http://vintagediggs.com/2011/12/holiday-vintage-dress-giveaway/

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  16. Love that cardigan! What a find.

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  17. How amazing to get to perspective two old films up on the big display in a films. I keep in mind being able to do that a few periods myself and it's so much better to see the film that way.
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  18. LOVELOVELOVE this dress - i do like a belt & shoes that match :)

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