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The Vintage Valley: In The Summer Sun...

The Vintage Valley

The personal blog of a vintage & goodwill shopper

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

In The Summer Sun...

Well It looks like my obsession with yellow (and pencil skirts) is still going strong!! Im putting it down to it being Summer here I just feel the need for everything to be sunny and bright!! Plus I love the clash of colours you can get.. along with blue I think purple is another perfect colour to throw in the mix..



I have had such a wonderful week so far after a pretty amazing weekend too.. I went to a baby shower on Sunday and it was so adorable.. lots of food and oohing and ahhhing and I managed to fit in a few things I had been hanging out to do like a little bit of sewing and writing so I was pretty happy with that.. I also went on a pretty nice date this week.. with a very lovely man.. who has perfect hair, style and manners!! Here I thought chivalry was dead and he was opening doors and pulling out seats.. it was amazing!! (Then again it doesn’t take much to impress me really. Just someone who can make me laugh does the trick)

I hit vintage gold this week and I practically had a heart attack in the op shop on my lunch break!! They had just put all their new stock out and I was grabbing pieces like crazy.. I found so many amazing things that I will be putting in the shop next week!! Including a vintage short lace wedding dress with matching bolero ahhh its so so beautiful!!!

I thought I would also mention that my friends over at Stallcart did an interview here and are having a pretty awesome deal for readers if you are looking to set up a website..check it out!!
So I hope your all having a fab week.. im off to get another latte XX
(Wearing: Vintage sailor inspired blouse, Vintage purple pencil skirt, Beige Patent pumps, Vintage clutch & 1950’s Necklace)


Blogger Little Miss C said...

Hey Ally,
Congrats I think I'll be hitting the op shops today I feel lucky but that's not the reason for this comment I know it's not Music Monday but you should totally check out this amazing song on Triple J's unearthed website if you haven't already it's called Crow on a wire by Scott Mellis feat. Gossling, they've currently got the Mp3 up as a free download... AMAZING. Hope you enjoy.

Love C

January 18, 2011 at 7:01 PM  
Blogger Melissa said...

What a gorgeous outfit. You look stunning in colours!

I just purchased a couple items from your store! Such lovely vintage items there :)

I can't wait to check back and see what else you add! But mostly I can't wait to receive the pieces I ordered haha.


January 18, 2011 at 7:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Love the outfit. Yellow suits you! You look gorgeous. So glad you had a lovely date with a gentleman ;) Here's to more huh? :)

January 18, 2011 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger Samantha said...

The wedding dress sounds amazing!

I love, love this yellow top. I hadn't thought of yellow and purple together, but it looks great!


January 18, 2011 at 11:20 PM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Ohhhh a date sounds promising ;) x

January 19, 2011 at 1:29 AM  
Blogger Naomi said...

That skirt is very very lovely!

I like the whole clash of colours thing going on.

January 19, 2011 at 3:36 AM  
Anonymous Neil said...


It's Neil from Stallcart here, if you're interested in opening your own online vintage store have a look and let me know if you have any questions. I'd love to answer them.

Feel free to contact me via email, neil@stallcart.com or via the contact page on my website, www.stallcart.com

Love the top Alyce,

January 19, 2011 at 3:50 AM  
Blogger WobiSobi said...

Here's to a beautiful outfit and a great Date.

January 19, 2011 at 4:54 AM  
Blogger Lynzy said...

This pop of yellow is so refreshing, especially in the winter! I love it! I love remixing vintage pieces in my every day outfits!

xo Lynzy

January 19, 2011 at 11:57 AM  
Blogger ellla said...

I love your outfit!
And guess what? I just got the giveaway package yesterday and I love it! Just wore the scarf today and started reading the Treasure Island just a moment ago. Thank you so much for the gift and all your efforts!
Have a great summer there, while we here in Finland try to enjoy the winter. Fortunately I have now the Treasure Island to read while waiting the summer to come. Anyway you're great and I love your blog! Thank you once again!

xxx Ella

January 19, 2011 at 12:58 PM  
Blogger Zarna said...

i love the colors in your outfit- so beautiful!

January 19, 2011 at 11:22 PM  
Blogger Louder than Silence said...

Love the jacket, such a lovely colour to brighten up even the dullest of days! Sally x

January 20, 2011 at 4:23 AM  
Blogger Victoria / Justice Pirate said...

I have a yellow obsession too but have put it on a haitus for a while because I realized I had too much yellow. hehehehe. I love your outfit. Amazing.

January 20, 2011 at 8:25 AM  
Blogger Becca Jane said...

There is something about a good pencil skirt that is just so timeless and classy. I love yours - it looks great with the yellow!

January 20, 2011 at 1:35 PM  
Blogger wardrobeexperience said...

the coloure of this pencilskirt is so awesome.


January 20, 2011 at 2:53 PM  
Blogger lauren lanza osias said...

dude. your skirt is ah-mazing!!!! this look is so pinup. love it.

what are you obsessed with!?!

January 20, 2011 at 3:33 PM  
Anonymous Kathryn {Sweet Tea and Champagne} said...

Yellow is such a fabulous color. It's so cheery and bright and livens up an outfit in the middle of winter. I love the deep plum pairing too! You look fantastic! Have a wonderful weekend. :)



January 21, 2011 at 1:33 PM  

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