12 January 2013

Blue On the Outside

Since the cold and the dark has pushed me inside for most of my pictures I rarely get to share what you would see if you actually saw me walking down the street. Last Sunday afternoon, wearing nothing special beneath my coat, I took a little walk around the neighborhood with Rich. For this reason purposefully pick coats to wear that are a pretty for days that I couldn't be bothered with getting dressed if I'm not really going anywhere.
This coat was an especially lucky find that I bought on Etsy way back in the dead heat of summer. In my head I knew I wanted some kind of Mod, navy blue coat and couldn't get the idea out of my head so I typed in "mod, navy, coat" into an Etsy search and this appeared. It felt like I had willed the perfect winter coverup into existence.
vintage 1960's wool coat (4birdsvintage)
clare vivier bag
Uniqlo scarf
vintage sunglasses (American Deadstock)
Steve Madden booties
H&M knit tights

11 comments

  1. Kinga Sarolta KavasiJanuary 12, 2013 at 5:21 PM

    lovely look, dear :)

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  2. I'm with you on buying a beautiful coat - it makes winter dressing SO much easier :)


    I love this one, it's so groovy. The buttons and detailing are perfect <3


    x


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  3. such a lovely look! I'm from Australia and I'll be visiting NY in Feb! Looks like i'll definitely need to bring a coat! You were so lucky with your find! Hopefully I'll have the same luck!


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  4. Oh, that coat is just wonderful! I love the gold buttons, too. And from the '60s no less...swoon.

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  5. Keeping warm and staying fashionable is difficult to achieve -- your outfit is so lovely! The vintage coat is amazing.

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  6. Emily_RubySlippersJanuary 14, 2013 at 3:36 AM

    That coat is the best! I love the dropped waist and the vibrant navy colour!

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  7. Adore this coat, especially with those woolly grey tights!


    Maria xxx

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  8. I am navy obsessed at the minute as a brighter than black option for winter. Just found your blog and love your style :) really want your haircut!
    xox
    http://acertainvintage.blogspot.com

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  9. Your coat is perfect! Vintage wool coats are the best. One saves my life every day in this cold winter we have in Budapest!

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