"Go and fetch my pearls. I will not go up to the ateliers until I have them around my neck." - Coco Chanel
Coco Chanel has always been inspiring and fascinating for me. I love the timelessly simple elegance and uniquness of her look. Nevertheless her outfits were always glamorous, not
February is a quite dreary month. It's cold, snowing or raining most of the time and it's still getting dark outside ways too early. So Valentine's Day is a great excuse to wear a glamorous and colourful outfit. Despite the fact that I believe we should celebrate love everyday, this
I guess every vintage lady knows this feeling of always being overdressed. Nowadays, women wear dresses only for special occasion most of time. This is a bit sad in my opinion since a perfectly cutted dress enhances the lady's curves in a wonderful way. For day to day life, however,
The gloomier the weather, the more colourful my clothes. If it's rainy and wet outside, I want at least my outfit to be cheerful. A wonderful companion for those dusky days is the retro dress "Enya" by BlackButterly. The classy cut with a fitted top and flared circle skirt flatters
Days are getting shorter, the nights longer, and now pumpkins are not only in my soup, but also on my dresses - Halloween is just around the corner! It's finally time for cozy evenings on the couch, spooky movies and yummy teas. Do still need a proper dress for Halloween? In
Hats, stockings, gloves, and long sleeves - autumn definitely arrived. Unfortunately the actual Golden Season isn't always as pretty as it should be. Not uncommonly it's grey and gloomy outside. In this case, light colours are always great to raise my spirits.
Perfect for gloomy Days: The Retro Dress "Grace" with
Before I will officially herald fall on my blog, I want to show you another beautiful summer dress - this time by BlackButterfly. We took the pictures in beautiful Zadar during our vacation in Croatia.
I already showed you a little preview in my style diary post part 7, now the
Everytime I wear the beautiful gingham circle skirt by Lena Hoschek I want to dance and twirl - even during a visit at Schönbrunn Palace. This is mainly because of the fact that this skirt swings amazingly with every movement.
Gingham is one of my favourite patterns in spring and summer
A walk in the park, feeding the ducks, or picnics - spring and summer can be wonderful; especially if you are wearing the right outfit. The green and white gingham dress "Sophia" from the "Picnic Collection" by Wiener Kreation seems to be perfect for such a day.
Although one of my New Year's resolutions is to buy more true vintage clothes and less "new" stuff, I couldn't resist buying the Trixie Doll Dress from Collectif Clothing. It is just too beautiful and I really love swing dresses (and I have only one other dress in green :-)).