Second Hand Stylings - Day Seven

Tuesday, 17 August 2010

Wow, half way through already!

I haven't marked the halfway point in any great style I'm afraid. I'd go so far as to say it's all a bit of a mess. This is entirely due to the fact that I was running very late this morning and hadn't sorted out an outfit last night before I went to bed. I am a complete night owl, therefore I am AWFUL in the mornings. Truly awful. I can barely function for the first half an hour I'm awake, so my outfit picks don't tend to be the best.

I clearly hadn't noticed that these leggings have got horribly baggy or that I shouldn't really have worn them in the first place because the black doesn't go with everything else. I don't own anything in shades of brown or tan that can be worn on my lower half though - I blame trauma from a school play in primary school where I played a tree and had to wear hideous brown leggings.

Ah well, onto the featured item of the outfit - this lovely bag. 50p from a very nice old lady at a car boot sale. I've had a quick google of the manufacturer (Celli) and not discovered very much but should you fancy your own bag, there's one on ebay ending tomorrow afternoon. I don't care about brand names though - I like it very much and it has lots of handy compartments so that's me happy!







Top - Dorothy Perkins
Leggings - Marks & Spencer
Brogues - River Island
Bag - Celli, via car boot sale
Earrings - no idea!
Ring - Dorothy Perkins

13 comments:

  1. Love, love that bag! Seriously. And all of those compartments? If you can keep them organized then they are perfect.

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  2. Great find, Alex. Old ladies have the best stuff! You can't beat a multi compartment bag. Love the brogues and those lovely chandelier earrings, too.
    The story about being a tree is hilarious. I'm not a massive fan of brown clothing (or it's hideous cousin, beige).xxx

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  3. I have a black satchel bad from the Charity shop and love it, so many pockets!! Your brogues are gorgeous! Love your tree story! I remember having to be the red part of a rainbow in the school play!

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  4. Lovely bag. Pretty but practical. Your brogues are also gorgeous. x

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  5. Lovely blog.

    LOVE
    minnja

    http://minnja.blogspot.com/

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  6. i am in love with the bag, so cute!x

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  7. I think you look good! I love the bag and the shoesies x

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  8. The bag is a classic, and I always think it's an extra that it's come from a nice home. At a charity shop you don't tend to see the previous owner, but at a car boot sale you are most likely to be buying the item from the very person who first purchased it.

    I have an awful relationship with leggings, I only own black ones, due to once wearing a pair that were almost transparent! The tree story did make me laugh though x

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  9. i love that bag so, so much! and the brogues are really cute too (:

    http://itscohen.blogspot.com/

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  10. Love the bag Alex! My nanna gave me my favourite brown satchel 2 years ago.. she found it second hand so it's like 3rd hand and ancient! I love it :)

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  11. ooooh lovely bag, me likey! my most recent bag purchase from ebay is a celli number, seems like a pretty good brand! :) fantastic brogues, love them! that shade of green really suits you too!

    www.messyourhairup.blogspot.com

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  12. Fab earrings - and great bag too!

    Sal xXx

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