All this dress needed was for me to roll up its sleeves and find the right stuff to wear under, over, and with it. There!
|floral shirtdress: Boden, worn here|
twist-front pullover sweater: European Culture Knitwear, Yoox
olive green "snakeskin" elastic belt: Charming Charlie, worn here
proper vintage crinoline, hooray: Netty Vintage, worn here, here, and here
olive green suede wedge sneakers: Gianni Bini, Dillard's 75% off sale (a.k.a. Shoepocalypse), worn here
|horseshoe nail necklace: The Occult Shop (Toronto, early '90s), worn here|
For my fellow bloggers, I've been reading along faithfully but without brainpower to comment much - various logistics issues rippling out from winter storm / bitter cold reschedulings, a sick hen, and car repairs, together with extreme workload crunch have entirely used it up. Gone! Has equilibrium always been this tenuous? But know I'm sending love and appreciation, as always.
Fortunately, everything is reasonably okay at the moment, and I'm mining my trusty backlog of recent outfit photos so I can see y'all over at Patti's Not Dead Yet Style for Visible Monday. I'm also hooking up with Spy Girl's 52 Pick-me-up: Pantone Party due to my wee bits of Cerulean and Blue Iris. Plus it's time for Shoe Shine at The Citizen Rosebud.
Big Henrietta is hanging in there like the champion she is, poor critter - she's come through egg yolk peritonitis before, and seems to have turned a good corner on her way out of the woods. Here she is being majestically affectionate last fall:
|Think we have similar hairdos? You should see our handwriting.|
I leave you with some fun chicken facts:
- New York Times: Are Chicks Brighter Than Babies?
- International Science Times: Study Says Newborn Chicks Understand Physics and Math Better Than Children
Go here for more of Big Hen and to meet our other ladies (and one gent). Our very best to your furred and feathered and scaled and spined beasties too!