Second Hand Stylings - Day Eight

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Rain today meant a very hastily snapped outfit picture. It sort of looks as if I have sculptured flicky hair but it's just shadow and a brick wall. This is what happens when you've got the camera propped up on a picnic table with the aid of a pebble and you only have time for one photo before the heavens open. The unpredictable weather did result in the glorious image below though. What a lovely treat to walk out of the office to.




Today's second hand item is the top - Jane Norman courtesy of a local hospice charity shop for £1.99. I think that the brolly may also be second hand. I'm not entirely sure where it came from but I know I didn't buy it. Does anyone actually buy brollies? I think they breed under the bed and then leap into my handbag - I discovered three in mine the other day and I couldn't tell you where any of them originally came from.



Top - Jane Norman via charity shop
Cardi - New Look
Jeans - Dorothy Perkins
Pumps & oversized ring - Primark
Earrings - craft fair

10 comments:

  1. I LOVE the umbrella! So cute! I've been meaning to do a shoot with an umbrella these days! But, I don't have one hahaa :)

    You look so good in glasses, I'm jealous! Haha. I look awful in them.

    I love your comments:) Thank you!

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  2. I love the leafy print of the top and the ring is so pretty.
    I buy umbrellas! Second-hand ones, obviously. I wish mine would reproduce under the bed, the dirty little beasts! xxx

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  3. Such a simple outfit Alex, but it looks so stylish.

    I must live in a different world from you girls - I remember buying lots of umbrellas and can never find any of them!

    C
    xxx

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  4. Did you take that pic? it's amazing!

    Love those earrings, and what a bargain of a top.
    The weather has been odd here, it can't decide whether to rain, be sunny or cold. It's ruining my outfits.

    xx

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  5. Love the print on that top. Know what you mean about brollies, I can't remember ever buying one but I seem to have about 10!

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  6. I seem to never be able to find a brolly when I need one. That leaf print on the top is gorgeous, I don’t usually like Jane Norman clothes, I wouldn’t have guessed it was originally from that shop at all. Great find for £1.99. The jeans look great too x

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  7. I love the top and ring. What a great rainbow photo too. x

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  8. That first photo is just beautiful xx

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  9. You've been looking ever so good recently... :)

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  10. Loving this challenge! Can't believe I've missed all your posts... you're doing fab!

    About your thrifted/gifted comment - I've fallen into the terrible habit of saying 'thrifted' (which isn't even a WORD!) and must stop. I was more specific on today's post - just for you! :)

    xx

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