Monday, March 22, 2010

fringealicious, Kimalicious, and just plain delicious








So I've made no secret of my fringe bag desire. Only what I wanted was a brown suede fringe bag, not an orange one! But I think I am completely happy with this bag. See the pics? See how happy I am? YES, clothing and accessories do have that happifying affect on me.

Now, I've always loved the colour orange. So I was very pleased to see it all over the runways this Spring! And crazily enough (hey, crazily is a word! I know this because my spell check didn't angry red line it. Happyifying, btw, is not.). Right, where was I? Ah yes- crazily enough, apparently fringe bags are "in" as well. Now, if you look at my posts you will see that my fringe bag desire predated fashion week. So how was I to know? Well, probably there was a fringe bag somewhere in some magazine, on some blog, some ad, that worked its pretty little fringey way into my subconscious and whispered: "need me". Either that or I'm psychic.

Fashion psychic.

Um, yeah. So here I am. Here's me with my purse. We're very happy together.

Also, this scarf shirt thingy--fun hey? I have had this scarf since the summer and haven't really worn it. But I LOVE the pattern. So I thought I would wear it more like a shirt. I have it pinned at the sides so it stays put. And on my feet, did you notice? sandals!!! Oh, the weather was PERFECT for sandals, in between bursts of driving rain, that is. Though I swear there was purely sun when I ventured out (apparently I am not weather psychic).

Oh, and there was this totally AWESOME rainbow today. It did this: red, orange, yellow, blue, indigo, violet, blue, indigo, violet--yes! There were extra colours! Rather, colour repeats. Whatever, it was pre-tt-y!

Okay. I'm done. My husband brought me home groceries for dinner making and flowers for nose sniffing (and eye looking). Then he left. Yes. I'm a renovation widow. It has been like this all week. I miss him in the evenings. But also I get to watch chic flicks. The Devil Wears Prada, here I come!

outfit details:

scarf, worn like a shirt, smart set: $16
white shirt, worn underneath, winners: $2
sandals, promise: $10
cardigan, winners: $5
purse, roberta gandolfi: $60 (on clearance, of course; isn't everything I buy?)
jeans, dish: $100 (one of the few items of clothing I have purchased full price)

Heart: Kimberellie

10 comments:

  1. cool idea with the scarf! you look so easy breezy boho chic. love the color palette and the fact that the orange fringe purse stands out. it shows how much you love it :)

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  2. It is indeed a happy bag... love the fringe and I like the color.

    Have a great day! xoxo

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  3. Oh my! That orange number is just bag perfection! No wonder you're smiling.....love,love,love it!
    The scarf goes so well with the whole BoHo vibe.
    Vix
    xxx

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  4. sounds like you had an amazing day. Rainbow sighting! I love the scarf and the fringy purse too!

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  5. Hooray for cool fringe bags, boho style, rainbow-with-extra-colors sighting, and awesome hubbies! Brilliant on all fronts--what a splendid day! ;D

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  6. I'm thinking you will have alot more fun with a bright orange fringe bag than a brown one!! Love what you did with the scarf!..I need more scarfs..I'm just too cheap to spend much money on a square piece of fabric

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  7. Great bag....plus you have the cutest hair and smile,it makes me happy! I want to thank you for all your kind words and advice,they really do give me a lift...even if it isnt seen in my blog.I wouldn't worry at all about me and my whining....it's nothing serious ^^
    Thanks again,I always keep your words in mind with what I do.
    Sofie X
    onetoomanywishes.blogspot.com

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  8. I love the scarf as a shirt idea. I've seen it before, but I don't think I'm brave enough to ever try it. I'll just look at your pretty pictures instead.

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  9. Can I tell you how much I LOVE this? The bag is awesome, it complements the colors in your outfit perfectly. This may be my favorite so far!

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  10. The bag is an outfit maker. Great find. I absolutely love your writing style. It is so honest and full of sense of humor. Your blog is a pleasure to read.

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