A few days before Independence Day, and the fireworks have begun in earnest. I don't mean the city-sponsored shows, though there was a display last evening after the concert at Memorial Park. No, I mean the locals that have been lighting up our neighbourhood each evening. If I had a dog that was frightened by fireworks I might feel differently, but rather than viewing the home displays as a nuisance, I rather enjoy them. Last evening, we took a walk to the college next door which sits at a higher elevation for a better view of the colourful explosions being set off around us. Tonight will be a bust as it is expected to rain through tomorrow, but Sunday and Monday (the 4th) look clear and we'll be taking full advantage of our, "Secret" fireworks-watching location. I don't miss the drunken crowds at the shows one bit.
Vintage polyester dress-Fairy-Tail Costumes, Omaha
Vintage Dorset-Rex Style purse-Antique mall
Vintage bakelite and rhinestone earrings-New Life Thrift
Belt-Came with a dress
Silk Cardigan-Jordan Marsh, about 25 years ago (it is finally ready to retire as the wrists are so worn I can only wear it folded-up at the sleeves)
Fragrance-Good old, Shalimar! Sometimes I go classic
I had completely forgotten I owned this bag until I saw Tasha at By Gum, By Golly carrying a similar one. I know these bags were popular (my mum had one she kept loose photographs in) but it is always fun to see how someone else wears theirs. There's no way in hell you're ever going to see my ass in a pair of bright orange pedal-pushers (and we can all be thankful for that) but I do admire the way that outfit is put together. What I did take away from her post is that you can mix orange and green bangles something that in all my years, never would have occurred to me. I learn so much from other bloggers! Just when you think there's only so many ways to style a straw bag and arm full of bangles, someone creative comes along to show you the potential in items you already own.
R&K Knits dress-Goodwill
Vintage brooch-Yard sale
Straw bag-Garage sale
Bakelite earrings-New Life Thrift
Hair flower-Tiff and Tam
Have a great weekend and remember-there's no such thing as, "Anti-Humidity Hairspray."
Really, there isn't. I've tried them all! Save your money, and buy a nice lippy instead.