2009-04-29

What I'm Wearing 30.04.09

Yesterday I realized I couldn't find anything in my closet anymore and decided to clear everything out and put it back in in a more orderly fashion. I couldn't believe how many random clothes I have! Who needs so many? Honestly, I think I might have a thrift shopping problem. I think about 70% of my closet is second-hand. But I couldn't manage giving anything away because I like the pleasant surprise that comes with shopping your own closet and rediscovering something you had forgotten.

I'm wearing an old thrifted jacket in the first outfit photo below. I decided to give the yellow/pink combination one more go. I love this outfit but it isn't very practical because the yellow tights I cut into shorts and socks either roll up or down all the time and I'm constantly adjusting them. Good idea in theory, oh well. I'm liking the yellow/flesh tone/yellow/flesh tone action going on.



And here are my new Aldo shoes. They were a rather smart buy, extremely comfortable and extremely stylable. They are also a match made in heaven with yellow. Thanks to everyone who shared their advice on necessary shoe colours! I think these slightly pinky beige heels were the answer I was looking for. The next step? Finding a range of flats, of course. But I'm broke at the moment, so that will have to wait... A long while.



And for those who have been waiting to see the Tsumori Chisato top I thrifted last week, I'm wearing it below! When I first picked it up I thought it was a rather crafty-looking piece that was probably made by a local Vancouver designer. But when I tried it on, I loved the way the lace detailing stood up from the shoulders. I couldn't see a label anywhere so I had no idea who made it, until I tried it on at home and saw the label hidden on a side seam near the bottom! Lucky find indeed. The bright beads and lace look Mexican-inspired, and the two circles on the chest almost look like Dia De Los Muertos skull eyes. Would anyone happen to know if this was ever on a runway collection?



Wearing a Tsumori Chisato top, Urban Behaviour skirt and tights, Topshop heels.

17 comments:

Alice X said...

sabrina! how tall are you btw? you should model:) i LOVE those aldo shoes. i've seen them in the store but i imagine they are crazy hard to walk in. yes or no? i haven't visited this blog in a while, great pink neon blazer and yellow and pink you've got going on here. love

Shay said...

you look like a space princess!! :) The shoes are all kinds of awesome.

Jen said...

Wow that top is breathtaking!

icmags said...

Love the new shoes!

My co-worker always manages to wear cute tops and sweaters, whenever I ask her if it's something new she says "Oh, I found it in the back of my closet!". I joke with her now that it's some secret boutique she's not telling me about named "The Back of My Closet" hahaha...great name for a boutique though!

Hmmmm...business plan!

Gracie said...

I have been craving those Aldo shoes since I saw them in Vegas. And your tights/flesh/shorts idea is fabulous. As aggravating as it may be, I'm giving it a whirl.

Gracie.

Michelle Yue said...

wow, the all yellow outfit is absolutely GENIUS with those shoes. it is fantastic. I want some yellow now :P I saw those shoes at ALDO a while back and wish I got them :( but I am banning myself from buying heels since they usually just rot on my shoe rack.

Amelia said...

Your closet sounds amazing. I have a tiny little closet and it's totally overflowing, but I never feel like I have enough. I'm loving the yellow-nude action and that top. The details on it are so amazing!

A. said...

The yellow and nude color combination is genius! I love the colors on you and they're super fun and springy without being cloyingly pastel-esque. And the shoes? I die! SO. PERFECT.

-Allie!
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Half Psychotic Sick Hypnotic said...

I absolutely love those aldo shoes!
Im really loving shoes that tie at the ankle like that now days :]

<3 Krissy

Hannah said...

Your tights/socks/shorts are a fantastic shade of yellow! Reading this post has made me want to go thrifting..

Anna said...

love your first outfit, all that yellow...try sewing some elastic band on the top of your cut tights, it will fit better:)

Wanderlusting said...

Wow...wish I could wear heels like that. Also wish I had your model body instead of this horrible stumpy version...gah! Love the yellow too, at least I look good in that colour :S

PinkBow said...

fabulous shoes and what a great find on the top!

Ditte said...

You look awesome!! <3

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The Frocker said...

Maybe you should try sewing an elastic band in to the tights and socks? Or maybe garters?

Amy and Kevina said...

For those yellow sock/tights, you could always sew a wide and along the top of some elasticy fabric to keep them from rolling

elyse said...

I love that Chisato top on you with those leggings!! What a great look.

Also, for the stockings, check out sockdreams.com - they have adorable sock garters for fairly cheap. You can wear them visible (undies as outies!) or under your skirt. Super cute :)