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Silent Summer

It’s hard not to be influenced by your surroundings. After years and years of living in urban settings, the country life is getting to me, softening me up… maybe? Well, my financial situation has certainly changed, that’s for sure… at the moment, I can’t really afford to be buying up all the latest things in the boutiques, so it’s forcing me to be more creative with what I have. Wearing a belt as a top and a skirt (I never wear) as a dress, and another belt as a headband, I put together an outfit inspired by the silent film stars Liebemarlene has a way of digging up… how does she do it? I don’t know, but as long as they keep coming….

PS, I just got a new remote controller for my camera! It makes things soooo much easier.

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17 comments for “Silent Summer”

  1. Who knew belts were so multi-purpose. I’d be slightly afraid of falling out or flashing someone, but it looks like you tied it tight enough to avoid any embarrassing moments. I like that skirt as a dress, its very light and summery. Actually the entire outfit is fantastic, and I’m going to need to find more pliable belts!

    Posted by Chelsea Rae | July 10, 2008, 11:31 am
  2. Ooh! Very clever! I should try that!

    Posted by Beka | July 10, 2008, 11:36 am
  3. Lovely!

    Posted by WendyB | July 10, 2008, 12:26 pm
  4. Isn’t it funny how creative one can get, whether it be in style or life, with little money. You look a thousand times better than most deep pocket fashionistas darling.

    Posted by Sandra | July 10, 2008, 12:29 pm
  5. What a soft & pretty outfit! You look great.

    Posted by Ashe Mischief | July 10, 2008, 1:01 pm
  6. i just love the coveted! you rock!

    Posted by Lisa | July 10, 2008, 2:18 pm
  7. i love the belt sash trick

    Posted by G& W | July 10, 2008, 2:21 pm
  8. cool! thank you.

    well, this is a wide obi belt, so i had lots of room to work with, i was actually surprised how well it worked… and yes, believe me, i always have everything in place.

    aw sandra that’s so nice… thanks

    Posted by jennine | July 10, 2008, 3:28 pm
  9. Oh my gosh! You look seriously beautiful. I actually gasped allowed. Oh and I got the fringed vest! I’l comment soon.

    Posted by Lady Smaggle | July 10, 2008, 4:24 pm
  10. love the colors of the dress!!

    Posted by Elysia | July 10, 2008, 7:14 pm
  11. You really do look like you came straight out of a silent movie! I honestly don’t think I would have noticed any of the repurposing if you hadn’t mentioned. Just lovely.

    Posted by Cammila | July 10, 2008, 7:48 pm
  12. This is my favorite of yours so far this year!! It takes my breathe away. I’m making it my Post of the Day if you don’t mind! :-)

    Posted by Hailey | July 10, 2008, 8:55 pm
  13. muy dreamy!
    it must be the plants :) even in the craziest places Ive lived they bring a great effect of piece and good energy to one’s home.

    Posted by meli | July 10, 2008, 11:13 pm
  14. So so beautiful…. I’m gonna try the remote control thing too!

    Posted by susie_bubble | July 11, 2008, 4:48 am
  15. So beautiful!!! It’s funny because as obsessed as I am with the silent film stars I haven’t really tried to make up an outfit inspired by them yet . . . Yours is so perfect. And I might steal the hairstyle idea from you too. :)

    Posted by Rhiannon | July 11, 2008, 3:11 pm
  16. J you look stunning and totally silent in these pics.xxx

    Posted by Imelda Matt | July 13, 2008, 1:59 am
  17. [...] not a style that’s really transgressed the gender divide. Since I like to experiment with ultra-femme and menswear, I knew it was something to [...]

    Posted by Lady McQueen | THE COVETED | October 17, 2008, 6:07 am

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