Sunday, March 27, 2011

Little Fluffy Clouds in the Sky

Why fight it? 
The first day Black Milk put up these leggings, my finger hovered momentarily over the "add to cart" button and click, it was all done in a flash.
Now I can hum The Orb's Little Fluffy Clouds while perched in a tree, pegs encased in a vibrant summer sky.

I may have missed out on a vintage fashion fair this weekend, but my daughter and I made up for it by spending a lovely couple of hours at a little craft market, climbing trees and mucking about in harbour rock pools.

I'm wearing a thrifted silk scarf tied into a turban, 1930s camisole I re-fashioned, thrifted bilum bag from Papua New Guinea, thrifted 1950s necklace, thrifted 1970s sunnies and Docs.

I found this lovely little green ring made by a Kiwi lady who has an Etsy shop too.
I love how many crafters are so accessible these days - so many of artists sell at one-off markets, online stores, pop-up shops and take special orders.

You are feeling sleepy ... your eyes are getting heavy. 
Something hypnotic about a bright sky isn't there?

Did you have a wonderful Sunday?
Desiree xoxo


  1. My Sunday just began with your deep blue sky leggings. What a present !!!
    I am glad that you had fun with your daughter, you can tell.
    You look fantastic as ever.
    Much love.

  2. You could float away in those leggings.You are such fun to see.

  3. I',m bookmarking the gorgeous way you've tied that scarf and trying it for myself. The leggings are fabulous and the jewellery is utterly beautiful. xxx

  4. lovely leggings and I heart that ring! Sounds like a wonderful day!

  5. You look beautiful as ever and I LOVE that green ring! Little Fluffy Clouds wow that really takes me back! Catherine x

  6. Desiree, you just look absolutely adorable!!! The turban is so cute--you pull off this look like no-one else!!!! did your daughter take the pics? Paula

  7. Love you in the tree!!!
    Fantastic,eclectic look!!

  8. Had a great sunday, went to church which always does good for my heart.
    Will you do me a totoral on how to wrap my hair in turbon style like you did in ths post, i so want to learn. You look AMAZING

  9. You look amazing Desiree - I LOVE those leggings! The turban and the rings are also beautiful.

    Sarah xxx

  10. how adorable sky tights, love the tree shot,very artsy.
    fab accesories,especially your awesome ring.
    yes, we need a tutorial on how to tye that head scarf.

  11. Oh, I love the photo of your legs and the boots! It is snowing in my area tonight and blue skies are no where to be seen!

  12. These are so cheerful! I'm not a big fan of spandex-ey leggings usually, but I really like them with clouds and blue sky on them!

  13. if i were gay, i'd so be in love with you today!

  14. What a wonderful turban! Gorgeous colour and well constructed. You look very fab in your outfit xxx

  15. Hello Gorgeous!

    I love this new blog look. . and this font is amazing. And however you pull off pearls/champagne satin with Docs befuddles me. .

    Love that picture up in the tree. . xxx

  16. Ah, those tights are fantastic!

  17. You look adorable here. I can't even imagine how proud your daughter must be to have such a cool mama! Those black milk tights are amazing.

  18. And when it rains you can wear them to make you feel all sunny!!

  19. id have to agree with retro reva, that made me laugh
    please do e mail me on how to put a scarf in my hair like that

  20. You are one super funky lady!! I've been looking for these cloud leggings and think that black milk may not make them anymore :(

    Just bought a pair of blue galaxy ones... FUN times ahead! keep up the great style xxxoo


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