2009-04-26

Vintage Ports Blazer


Wearing a thrifted blazer, dress, Aldo heels and yellow tights turned into shorts.

Yesterday I finished my last exam and then hung out with the boy to celebrate our second anniversary! We made ratatouille (inspired by one of our favourite movies) and had chocolate port and raspberry wine. Yum! It feels so strange to be finally done with school for the summer. I always have this lingering feeling that I should be memorizing this or writing that or waking up early for this or that. Last summer it lasted for a whole month! It's like having one of your limbs cut off and thinking it's still around every now and then... Strange.

Anyways, here is that vintage Ports wool blazer that I mentioned in my earlier post. I'm noticing that hot pink has really taken off this season. I tried to pair it with something other than black for a change though. How about yellow shorts? I'm not quite happy with the shoes in this outfit, but they are the best out of what I have so far.

I'm considering purchasing theseheels to round out my shoe collection a little bit. I have such a wide variety of shapes and colours and textures of clothes that it is often difficult to find shoes that go with them. Does anyone else have this problem? What sort of colours does one absolutely need? I love black but it doesn't go with everything, especially with this rainbow bright outfit.

18 comments:

Diana said...

congrats on the celebration and i love that color combo! i love hot pink and that yellow really goes with it!

indigotangerine said...

tights in to shorts? that's a new diy idea. I am insanely jelous that you are out of school while, i, have two more monthes to go. As for shoes, those nude ones look great, and teal is a suprisingly versatile color. Gray is another neutral that isn't quite as harsh as black and can be worn with almost all colors.
-indigo

Annabel T said...

i love this colour combination and how you turned your leggings into shorts :)

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Steph said...

That blazer is so amazingly awesome!

Antonia said...

This blazer is AMAZING! Want!

Raez said...

GAH! now this is how everybody should rock pink. youve done it to perfection dear, i adore this ensemble:):)

Cruz said...

I'm jealous school's out for you, enjoy it! ;-) Love this blazer! Givenchy sold me on hot pink. Btw I made ratatouille once too haha it didn't turn out too bad.

Jessie77 said...

I'm loving the blazer the fit and color are both fantastic! I'm loving the shape of those beige aldo shoes too!

PUNKIE said...

congrats for your exam! hope you had a nice anniversary with your boyfrined! we're are going to celebrate our 9°in august!<:D
the otfit is amazing! love the colors you chooose!
aldo heels are simply wow wow wow! purchase it! :D

Tea For Two said...

You are absolutely rocking that outfit and I actually think the shoes go perfectly, they give it an air of sophistication. You look a bit like a Lacoste advert. Casual but preppy.

My problem with shoes is that I do feel I need some in every colour. So I pretty much have them in every other, and what I don't have yet I'm working on!

Those ones you've picked out are gorgeous. I'd be interested to see what you pair them with.

MissAmy said...

happy anniversary! also, those nude shoes are to die for. i don't think i would ever take them off! you should definitely get them.

camerafilmroll said...

I want that pink blazer!

Amelia said...

Congrats on your anniversary and finishing exams! I'm loving yellow and pink together--2 colors that I don't really even own.

dust said...

I'd say that these shoes do work with the outfit, adding the unexpected elegance and lenght.
But, yes, nude is good for the summer,as well as lighter gray, still, if you don't have at least one pair of heals with flexible sole and smooth leather, don't go for heavy platform and suede, yet...
Go to the shoe shop and fit them barefoot, just to be sure...
What happened to the black sandals, fixed them?
Sorry if I sound patronizing, but i have some shoexperience, ha,ha..

thefatandskinnyonfashion said...

congrats on everything. i think as far as shoes go, you need one bright pair, some black shoes, and some neutral colored shoes.

Cj said...

light gray, in velvet/suede/slightly fuzzy texture

of course, for the bare minimum, you should have some black shoes for business at least, some white shoes/sandals, and a pair of brights.

However, I am recently addicted to gray, not silver, the suede light gray, they go with everything, they look good with black shoed outfits, white shoed outfits, they help tone down a bright outfit without looking plain, and they gave a little extra to monochromatic outfits. The only color I can think of that doesn't go terribly well with gray is brown, but other than that I can't think of a situation where gray isn't appropriate. Of course, it also depends on the style of the shoes.

The Frocker said...

Congrats on finishing exams and on your anniversary! I definitely like the pink + yellow combination; it's quite nice! I agree that the shoes don't really go -- I think the shoes you linked to might have gone better in the sense that they match your skintone...

I didn't realize it, but my clothes have all become dark/neutral. Pretty much everything I have is navy blue, cream, gray, brown or black. I don't even like neutrals like that, but that's what I'm stuck with until I go shopping (or steal clothes from my mom)!

Anna said...

looove the colours and those shoes!