Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Back to Life

After a weekend spent in bed with a man-cold (yes I get man-colds) I seemed to bounce back yesterday.
I'd say I was about 80% better here.
Better than a poke in the eye with a burnt stick eh?

To aid to the illusion I was feeling way better than my body was telling me, I decided to wear a headband that had been taunting me for four days.
It's one The Stylist made using little yellow roses, but it just wasn't "working" so she gave it to me to sort out.
I added these giant red flowers and plenty of greenery.

It's officially my biggest headband to date and I think I need more.
The other thing about recovering from a man-cold is I really didn't feel like wearing any make up so I just slapped on red lipstick ... not even mascara, which is unheard of!
Red lippie is THE way to make me feel half-human.

I fight back those nasty bugs with plenty of rings and bangles and of course this fabulous white bag!

Somebody's getting a parcel - hehe!

But I just had to make sure it went in the mailbox ... fly away my precious, fly away!

Now, sit back and wait for delicious fish and chips to take home for dinner ... every mouthful a scrumptious taste of heaven!
The perfect solution to satiating a returning appetite:)).
This little outing demanded minimal effort so I wore:
DIY headband
Swimsuit: Black Milk
1970s silver lame maxi: gifted by beautiful Vix
Silver lace-ups: ASOS
Earrings, bangles and rings:  thrifted and Etsy
Bag and leather bangle: Christmas swap gift from scrumptious Erica Louise (you can see what I sent her here)
Pic inspirations: All by The Stylist

Let's fill that rumbling tum and get back to dancing and reality!
Desiree xo


  1. Well, you look pretty perky considering you've been at death's door - man flu is that serious, isn't it?
    That swimsuit is fabulous, and pairing it with some vintage lurex (from the Queen of Lurex herself!) and that F-O headband is genius! Plus all your assorted frippery, of course, a girl recovering from man flu needs her frippery!
    Ahhh, Soul 11 Soul, that takes me back... Thanks for that! xxxxxxx

  2. Aawww, hope you're all better soon! Looking very queensland I must say!

  3. The headband will cure you!! You look delightful - fab shoes too!

  4. Glad to hear you are feeling better Desiree - must be the red lippee is the way to go!

    xo, Bonnie

  5. O,frigging SQUEE to mousey last post!!How did that post escape my eagle eye?!Thou shinest as bright as the brightest star,nay brighter,my darling!!!
    I love how effortless it is for you to look like a scrumptious strumpet!!! Even after you've been on your deathbed,you look like a goddess!I worship thee!

  6. So sorry you have been poorly but very happy to seeing you looking better. You don't need makeup anyway your a natural beauty. But the red lipstick i just love on you. Loving your headband to. Have a lovely week,. dee xx

  7. Loving your headband soooooooooooo much, and what to say about that dress, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
    Are you getting thinner???
    Do eat and get better, my dear Desiree.

  8. OMG The Man Flu! So glad you're up and about and looking as SPECTACULAR as always in those FABULOUS swimmers! Lord almighty I love em...

    I also adore your fab headpiece (my sunflower headpiece is making her debut in Canberra this weekend!) and you KNOW I loooove those rings and bangles. You rock!

    Love! Sarah xxx

  9. I don't know that you're fully recovered yet darling, you're looking very thin. I can see all your ribs! And your, er, spine. But you struggle on, looking fabulous. You're an inspiration to us all!

  10. I'm jealous that you can run around in bare arms. Darn Canadian winter, and it's not even actually all that cold here yet, boo. That headband is aaawesome. Seems the bigger the better with them.

  11. Ahhh the amazing skeleton swim suit is back! :D I would love to rummage around amongst all your sparkly jewellery like a magpie, you have so many lovely pieces! The stylist is a lucky girl because if my mum was as fabulous as you I'd be raiding her stash! xxx

  12. happy to hear you are on the mend! you look simply gorgeous, by the way, without any makeup on!

  13. you look like a glamorous skeleton lady who moved from being a film noir actress to 1970s technicolor TV. In a good way.

  14. So happy to see the bag's outing!! Glad you're on the mend, I think I've had a case of the man-cold too. I love that swimsuit AND headband x

  15. Your headbands are awesome. ALL of them! Red liplippy, my favourite, and always spectacular on you! Xxx

  16. That damn man-flu, i think im getting man flu too.
    I love that skeleton swimsuit, you look great without make up and i am perving at all your bangles and rings.
    Red lippy has saved lives, dont what i would do without my red prosti lipstick. I been wesring the hell out out my fab headbands this week. Iam dying i cant find find espisode 10 and 11 from american horror story. I am hooked.

  17. *Haven't had a cold yet *Knock On Wood* Maybe it's the obsessive hand washing that is helping me out in that department.... I dunno. But what I do know is whilst Christmas shopping (EVERYONE AROUND ME WAS COUGHING) I almost dove under a display table to get away from the germs. *lol*

    You look fantastic Des so BRIGHT an Cheery Love the red n yellow headbands with those sunnies.

  18. Big flower head bands and ribcage racks, LOVE IT! To have you in my neighborhood would please me daily! Love all the funky rings and your round red specks but love you best!

  19. You're adorable. Red lipstick makes everything better. And I LOVE LOVE LOVE that song. Always have.

  20. You look great assssss usual! Love the skirt and swim suit together that skirt is killer!

  21. Is that my parcel at the mail box?? How exciting!!!! !... Cant wait to get it :D .....

  22. That rib top is adorable and your daughter is so talented!


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