Monday, June 18, 2012

Sunday Markets, Plaid Dress

While I'm still not feeling 100% up to blogging, I snapped a couple of phone photos of the outfit I wore yesterday when I went to the Fishermen's Wharf Markets with my mum. We've been going there ever since I can remember and it's still one of my favourite places to go, though (as with anything) it can be hit and miss.

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Outfit details: vintage barrette - gift; 1950s dress - etsy; belt - Valley Girl; tights - supermarket; shoes - KMart.

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Brown isn't  a colour I'm all that keen on for clothes, usually, but I love this dress - the cuffed sleeves, the full skirt and round collar - and I think it looks very autumnal combined with my current hair colour.

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This is what happens when I let my mum take photos! And my grabby hand shows just how attached I am to my phone, I think. Eep.

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I tried to convince my mother to buy this magnificent set for her teapot collection - the teapot is of the two ducks dancing together! - but, sadly, I failed.


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I may not have bought anything vintage (by what I usually blog about) but I was pretty happy with what I found! As soon as I saw the Special Agent Dale Cooper book I knew it was coming home with me but I deliberated over the rest of my purchases...except for Winter Sport Barbie. She's only missing a little skirt & some ice-skates. I've blogged about my Barbie collection before, but only the vintage side which is just a small portion. You can see more of it at Flickr if you are at all interested.

Love,
Andi B. Goode
x

17 comments:

  1. ooh I love that dress! And I may or may not have bought that Dale Cooper book on amazon just now... :)

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  2. I love the collar on the dress so cute. Boo to your mum not buying the tacky teapot!

    Penny Dreadful Vintage

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  3. oh my god that duck teapot is fantastic! I think I'm starting to collect kitschy teapots myself, I just got a great one with frogs and lilypads.

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  4. You look gorgeous!!! I like this dress. Look how tiny your waistline is!

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  5. This dress really looks great on you. I love the style.

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  6. Lovely dress! I don't know if this is perhaps a bit rude, but have you been loosing weight? Your waist looks tiny! Curve envy!

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  7. That dress looks super lovely on you, especially with the shade of your hair. Hopefully you'll be feeling 100% soon.
    xo

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  8. You look beautiful and that shade of brown suits you to a tee. I agree that the dress has a lovely autumn vibe, which is probably part of the reason why I adore it so much (autumn being my favourite season, that is).

    ♥ Jessica

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  9. Oh man, how could anyone pass up that tea set??? Your dress is awesome, it really suits you!

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  10. Such a lovely dress. It shows off your teeny weeny waist! That book is awesome, my boyfriend and I have it. You will love it.

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  11. The dress really does look great on you/with your hair. I feel the same way about rust and greys on me, and I'm yet to brave mustard :)

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  12. I love your vintage style! Great blog. Just started following you. Check out my new blog and follow back if you would like :)
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    -Kelsi

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  13. That dress is amazing, it fits you like a glove! Jelly, et cetera. I also love those kitschy china ducks.

    Charmaine x

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