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The Vintage Valley: Navy Lady...

The Vintage Valley

The personal blog of a vintage & goodwill shopper

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Navy Lady...

Ive had such a crazy busy start to the week, im expecting all of my beautiful pieces to arrive any day now and i have been running around like mad trying to prep everything for their arrival, i cant wait to get them looking pretty and into the shop.. so fingers crossed for next week.. and then weekly uploads every week from then on yay!! of course ill let you all know when they are in the shop so you can snag some goodies..
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I just realised i havent gotten around to telling you about my Melb trip, well it wasnt a trip more like a nights sleep.. i didnt get to see much of Melbourne except for the warehouses and McDonalds..Bed...And then up at 5am to fly back home.. i do love Melb though the atmosphere is so different, there is life in the city and i finally spied some cute looking men (which Perth is seriously lacking) If i had the chance id pack up and move there in an instant..(even if it is super cold) but that just means id get more wear out of my capes...
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Speaking of capes..ahem!!!! This is one of my OpShop finds..from my fav store they always have the most amazing things to find. It was instant love, i love the extra length and the fading buttons and the feeling of weight when you wear it, its a perfect sturdy piece!! I was told when i purchased it that it may have been a 1950's or 60's Nurses Cape thats why its a little longer..i sometimes wish clothes could talk..could you imagine the stories they would tell...
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The checker skirt is one of the first things i learned to hem on, so needless to say im pretty proud of it.. i know its not a huge achievement but it is to me haha..
Well i better get back to work, im thinking i might try and squeeze in some baking this morning also...ive got the itch to make some brownies!!
Have a fab wednesday lovelies XX
(Wearing: Vintage Navy Cape, Vintage checker skirt, Vintage yellow belt, Vintage Pastel pink shirt Mirror Necklace from Kashen Jewellery & Target Shoes)

12 Comments:

Blogger Bonnie Friday said...

This outfit is gorgeous, you look amazing!

xx

March 8, 2011 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger Em. said...

The cape is gorgeous - I love the color, length, everything!
Outfit is fantastic as well, of course!

March 8, 2011 at 6:32 PM  
Blogger Kara said...

I absolutely adore this navy cape! So perfect for fall (can't believe its almost fall there) and so unbelievably lady-like! :)

xo

March 8, 2011 at 6:55 PM  
Blogger Pink Penguin said...

What a gorgeous winter cape!! I tend to stick to cardigans in winter (and freeze) because I never seem to like the look of 'jackets', but this is so inspiring! xxx

March 8, 2011 at 11:13 PM  
Blogger Le Fanciulle said...

You always look so elegant, Ally!
Love this outfit :)
xx S

March 9, 2011 at 12:34 AM  
Blogger Jacqueline said...

I just found your blog on Chictopia and I love it--following you now!
This outfit is just lovely.
Please stop by my blog!
xoxo
http://www.hourglass-fashion.blogspot.com

March 9, 2011 at 10:17 AM  
Blogger Lala. said...

Hi ally y love this outfit :)
Any news about the traveling journal?
xoxo
Lala.

March 9, 2011 at 3:59 PM  
Blogger Maebe Isadora said...

oh wowza! look at that cape! perfect! how jealous am I?!?! extremely!

and congrats to making the transition to full time vintage shopping! weeeeeeeee!

March 10, 2011 at 5:09 AM  
Blogger jess said...

Your coat is so wonderful.

March 12, 2011 at 10:09 AM  
Blogger wardrobeexperience said...

this is so cute. love your bag!

http://wardrobexperience.blogspot.com

March 12, 2011 at 1:54 PM  
Blogger Becca Jane said...

That cape is amazing! I love the longer length of it - unique and pretty!

March 13, 2011 at 2:09 PM  
Blogger a l e x i s ā€  (amgoorie) said...

looking lovely hun!
xoxo

March 13, 2011 at 10:09 PM  

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