10/25/09

"if my calaculations are correct, slinky + escalator = everlasting fun"



my mum bought these over-the-knee boots the other day (from target, i think?), so, of course, i had to "borrow" them for a little while... ;)

top: h&;m
shorts: levi's
boots: target??
anyway, yesterday we went to this thrift/vintage store that i've never been to before. it's huuuuuge. (and i know my local thrift store is rather small as it's run by the church across the street, but still...) i scored two skirts, one from h&;m and one from old navy, a floor-length velvet dress in the prettiest burgundy color, a floral-print cardigan thing with crazy shoulder pads, a pair of rocketdog ballet flats, and 2 pairs of keds. 

this is the only semi-halfway decent pic i got of what i bought, all the other pictures turned out terrible cos of the bad lighting... they didn't look all that great on the hangers anyway. :/ i'll show you what they look like when i wear them in an outfit.
the cardigan-thingie is actually from the vintage section, and my mom swears it's the ugliest thing she's ever laid eyes on... which makes me love it so much more. <3 i'm planning emergency surgery on it and the floor-length dress, to make them a little more wearable than they are now, if you get what i mean...

the flats also have this funky criss-cross thing going on (like ballerina shoes!), so it took me a few tries to figure out how to put them on, heh heh heh. i've never thrifted shoes before, but i'm rather pleased with the pairs i got. there was also this amazing pair of spectator shoes, but they were a bit pointy for my taste so i didn't get them. no regret... yet. 

altogether a good use of a rainy saturday, i'd say. :)

23 comments:

hannah said...

great boots!

Elizabeth said...

haha that title is awesome. and those boots are super cool, i might have to make a trip to target sometime soon...:)

Isabel said...

Ugliest thing ever? No way! That cardigan totally rules.

Corrine/Frock And Roll said...

I LOVE those boots! :)

Rosie Unknown said...

Your mom bought those boots?! She sounds awesome!!

Also, I can't wait to see how you style these finds!

Abbie said...

Ah, I really need to get me some over the knee boots! I'm intrigued to see this velvet dress! xx

Style Bird said...

Love the boots.

Joezehh said...

wow wow wow.
thrift stores where i live are crap.
ALTHOUGH, apparently this one in the city gets all of the stuff harvey nichols couldn't shift. apparently there's chanel and gucci and balenciaga in there for about £50.
might try it :)
x x x

Sarah said...

fantastic boots! Your mum has great taste! xxx

Piglet said...

Oh love those boots!

Katie said...

Your Mum has fabulous taste! You have fabulous legs ;-) I love it what a great find xx

xAZD said...

cool blog! i like your style.

xAZD

Laura @ effluvia said...

hehe. those boots look so cozy!

Sydney said...

oh i love those boots!

fritha louise said...

oh my goodness I love those boots! If they were my mum's I'd probably steal them and never give them back!

Poisoned Amour said...

your boots are so freaking gorgeous! i need a pair thats over the knee .

Winnie said...

Those boots look good! Also, I like the sound/look of your thrifted buys!

Antonia said...

Love the boots - so perfect for fall!

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Flashes of Style said...

ADORABLE over-the-knees. I loove this look you have here :)

TheBeautyFile said...

wow....target boots! i'm running!

haute.teapot said...

very cute boots!

haute.teapot said...

super cute boots. :)

Slanelle said...

great outfit!