Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Queen of Bees

Chris keeps asking me to predict the future, I wonder why...
Turban: Vintage ($10)
Sunnies: Vintage ($2)
Shoes: Karen Millen v. Buffalo Exc. ($40)
This is actually a repeat of an outfit I wore this past weekend. It's one of those outfits that started the day as a basic dress and sandals and by days end had morphed into something completely different and slightly more complicated. But awesome. I love when that happens, sometimes inspiration doesn't hit until later in the day.

I found this turban at a vintage store while out on a thrifting excursion with my friend Jess. It's one of those things that I put on as a joke to show her, and once seeing it on my head I was convinced it must be mine. Paired with some huge vintage sunnies, and some major platforms it's the perfect 70's revival ensemble. Or, all I need is a feather and a large brooch and I match Marco the Magi behind me. Maybe I can pick up some extra hours as a part-time fortune teller.
Chris follow-up appointment went well today, his hand is healing! there is going to be one gnarly scar though! I'm keeping things short tonight, we just got back from Boston and have some dvd's of Monster Quest to power through.

Goodnight!

43 comments:

lonerandrebel said...

beautiful!

xoxo Rach lonerandrebel.wordpress.com

Midwest Mayhem said...

I love this outfit! The mixed pattern on the skirt and waist of the dress make it really interesting. I like the turban too, although I don't think I could ever pull it off! It looks perfect with the huge sunglasses.

Clare said...

Oh goodness, LOVE the turban!

Eunice said...

you look great in that turban! love your hair!


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Rio said...

Love this outfit! The turban is awesome, and it all looks great against that mural! :)
(http://showersofsunflowers.blogspot.com)

just my style said...

Absolutely drooling over that dress! Super duper fun! The turban is also equally great!
Danielle

Alexa said...

i love the dress and the sunnies, i wish i ever had luck finding sunglasses at thrift stores! so cute.

Lauren said...

Maybe you should be a fashion fortune teller! :) That turban is so fun and completely awesome with that dress - I just love that dress!

Small Time Style

Archives said...

most of the turbans in the blogosphere i dont really care for/couldn't pull off - but THIS...different story! i totally want it!!!

carlotta said...

such a lovely outfit! adore your turban.

Santina said...

I love the turban!

Santina

Meg! said...

This outfit rocks! Those sunglasses and that turban go so well together. Super badass.

cb said...

that is pretty sweet! funny cause this weekend i was up in vermont with my friends vintage shopping and my friend put a very similar hat and we convinced her she needed to get it!

xo,
cb
www.thecitybirdsnest.blogspot.com

styleatelier said...

Great turban colour! Looks awesome with your hair! -Angela

number the first said...

I'm really glad to hear chris is doing alright!

I love the turban. For some reason I've been obsessed with them lately. But I rarely wear them with my hair down. (... hum ideas...)

Charlie said...

great turban! good to hear his hand is healing :)

April said...

I loveee this dress, and the little belt pattern on it is so pretty too.

xo April

Clazzerati said...

I'm definitely seeing the turban trend emerging in the UK, it's defintely only going to get popular. You make a great fortune teller btw! x

Christina said...

Awesome turban. I never thought one could looks so good.

Natasha the whimsical nerd said...

the turban is such a good idea. I like putting on or taking off random items throughout the day too.

Emily, Ruby Slipper Traveller said...

I liked that dress the first time you wore it and I still think it's great. I love how there's the little guatamalan-y looking belt strip. And that turban is excellent, to say nothing of the styling and background!

Karolina said...

I love the whole outfit. You look beautiful. And the turban is nice.

Fancy Pants said...

Hi! Just found your blog. Love, love love it! Funny, I've been stalking this dress on Modcloth. I love the flowers with the ikat belt! Then add the turban and it's all you. Love the way you work it.

--Katie
www.redlipsandbardothair.blogspot.com

Kelly Valentine said...

That turban was indeed meant for you!! It's perfect on you... I love it!! This is one of my favorite outfits you've put together!!

xxo Kelly
Glamourous Spirit

Fifthj said...

wow. you rock that turban.

i think what makes the difference (as opposed to all the awkward turban wearing going out there) is having your hair down; the volume balances out the turban.

well done.

eleanor said...

This outfit is SO amazing. And the backdrop is perfect!

I wish I could pull of a turban!

X

QuiteQuaint said...

i love the turban, it goes perfectly with the location you chose for your shoot!
the whole outfit looks amazing, like you said; a total 70's revival! you hair really makes it x

Marta Castellanos said...

That uses to happens to me. I start the morning with a simple outfit: just a shorts and a white top...then along the day I pick a heels, or add a headband or any other accesoire...and voila!
yOUR outfitt today is awesome. Epic. One of my favourites...specially the turbant!
xoxo

www.meencantamiropa.blogspot.com

Laura, Owl Eyes said...

Everything about this outfit is perfect, really! I wish I had something more interesting to say, but I just had to let you know how much I love it :)

The Jazzy Belle said...

This is one of my favorite outfits from you.. so pretty!!! It definitely has that 70's feel to it!

Mici Milovaného said...

wow!love these pics!

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Starr Crow said...

oh man, this dress is just the most darling thing with its pretty wallpaper florals and indian inspired waistband. how unexpected, but so very cute! love the green turban with the big sunnies too. i found an identical turban in ivory a while back, and you're definitely making me want to wear it more!

Also, I wanted to thank you for your comment in response to my fashion blues post. I did the same thing as you and recently quit my job to start focusing on the blog and fashion more, and well, as much as I have enjoyed the time off and the time to really pull my blog and shop together, I'm beginning to miss the boring hours at work where I was forced to plan, plan, plan and then come home and execute. I think I'm also starting to realize that fashion may not be the right industry for me. As much as I love it, it seems to be something I grow tired with after a while. I guess that's a sure sign of a great hobby! :) Thanks for your advice and good luck at getting everything back in place on your end too!

Starr Crow said...

oh yeah!

i forgot to ask if you'd be at NYFW?

Becca Jane said...

HA I love this! The turban with your sunnies looks fab, but it's so perfect with the matching turban fellows behind you - fantastic.

MADNESSmeForfashion said...

i like your hair ;)

Jaymie said...

Love your hair.
that skirt and the little belt is amaze :)
Jaymie
http://jaymieocallaghan.blogspot.com/

Helen said...

that turban looks fab on you! also your hair is making me want to keep growing my hair, i have been debating cutting it but then i see people like you with beautiful long hair and it keeps me going!

Tiffany said...

Freaking love the turban. I make mine with scarves but I love the full head one. Must find one now!

Dress Me Dearly said...

fab photo shoot. looks like you have wings!

Raji said...

Fantastic photographs
This outfit is gorgeouss

the lovely birds said...

Love the turban, I recently found a yellow one at a thrift store. and, um, can i borrow that dress sometime? seriously, you look fab.

chelsea lee aka spicklebee said...

what an awesome find!!

Mascara or Motoroil said...

oh. my. god. i don't think i've seen anyone rock a turban in such an awesome rock and roll (for lack of a better term) edgy way. LOVE IT.

you just have such fucking great style sense. :)

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