Outfits · Vintage Finds

I need more yellow in my life

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Have you ever worn a certain color and had your mood instantly lifted? Like BAM! I’M HAPPY!” Well, today that color is yellow. Butter yellow 🙂

It’s such a cool spring day here in SA that I decided I needed to match the season. Behold, my thrifted H&M shift. Has a mod sixties look in my eyes, wish I had go-go boots and a Bridget Bardot ‘do…..

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Why I’m not smiling in the photo I dunno. That dress made me happy! The clip on earrings were a vintage store find, love the milkyness of them. I do find however that when I have to use my cell I have to take off the earring first because it’s so big. No pain no gain. The plastic flats were an Ebay find, a nice throwback to my 1980’s childhood. And they’re sparkly. LOVE. The orange purse was one of my very first thrift finds as a teenager, reminds me of a Starburst candy. A dash of blue eye shadow here, a swish of frosty peach lipstick there and viola, my sixties inspired spring outfit. It needs a few chunky Lucite bangles, which give me time I will find for a bargain at a thrift store (it’s ALL about the positive thinking!)

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While we are on the topic of yellow let’s discuss the cutest thrift find this week, this mushroom sugar and creamer set. Not a chip or scratch on them (YES!) but I have a creeping suspicion the creamer had a cute lid at one time (BUMMER). The lid on the sugar bowl makes you say “Awwwww.”

Thank you Midge in 1977 for painting these ‘shrooms. They have a good home now.

 

 

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