Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Wednesday Wardrobe Challenge: Black Out!

Sorry these photos aren't the best - it's getting dark early now daylight savings have finished and also its a horrible rainy day so it's not particularly bright outside anyway!
Today's wardrobe challenge was "Black Out" - there was a time when my wardrobe was about 99% black clothes, but these days I wear a lot of colour. So it was actually hard to find an all black outfit! As you can see I didn't end up wearing entirely black - I didn't want to look too drab. It's just not my style. Normally I would wear this frock with bright tights, but today I opted for grey tights. Black tights would have just been way too much black!
I do love this frock, it's by a New Zealand Indie designer called "Kitty Bridges" - she makes really cool Harajuku - Japanese - Kawaii inspired clothes which I love. Kath, who designs the clothes is also super lovely and although I have never met her in real life we have exchanged quite a few e-mails over the past few years.
It's perfect boots weather here today! Winter is well on its way, these tights are brand new, I picked them up at Glassons over the weekend. It seems lots of stores are getting new supplies of tights in at the moment, whilst I may not love winter, I do love the thought of getting my hands on some fun new tights.
I wore the bracelet my friend Vany made me again - I wear this bracelet a LOT - its so awesome, she has such mad craft skills. She's like a craft ninja or something.
I wanted to take a picture of the swallows on my cardy but it didn't quite work out! But you get the general idea. The cardy is mohair too - which makes it really warm, I need that right now.
Finally a ring from one of my recent clothes swap mega hauls - I loved this ring  I snapped it up, but this is the first time I've actually worn it.

Well, I only have one more day of work this week and then its four glorious days of Easter fun times, my blogging has been a little lax over the past couple of weeks so I am hoping to catch up during that time. I have some exciting things to share - one involving craft and the other involving travel ! Happy Wednesday xoxox


Dress - Kitty Bridges
Cardy - Hell Bunny
Necklace - Swonderful, Wellington
Boots - Doc Martins, Bought in Seoul
Tights - Glassons
Bracelet - Made by Vany
Ring - Clothes Swap


Curtise said...

I love this outfit on you! Kind of sexy Victorian governess meets Goth biker chic! If that makes any sort of sense at all!
Loving all the little details too - swallows and stags and skulls, oh my!
Wrap up warm - our Spring has suddenly dissolved into snow so it's out with the winter coats here too. xxxxxxxxxxx

Stacey said...

Gorgeous dress! I love this outfit, and I completely know where you're coming from. I used to wear head-to-toe black & now I find it difficult to come up with an all-black outfit!

Meghan Edge said...

I want that dress, I want that dress- OMG THAT DRESS IS AWESOME!!!
I love this black ensemble!

cb said...

I LOVE THAT DRESS!!!!!! it is so perfect! i have a hard time buying black, i love the color but i always want bright colors you know. i have been looking for the perfect everyday black dress, right now i have about 4 that are nice dresses for special occasions. i love that you shop local and make your own. sooo inspiring!
ps. i meant to email you last week but i shipped your cardi, let me know when it gets to you!

alicia said...

i'm still so weirded out that you live in opposite world and that it's fall/winter there right now. WEIRD. you look super cute as always! <3

Wait Until The Sunset said...

Does she have an online shop????

Vany said...

Craft ninja..LOL.. thanks sweetie ;-)