Saturday, April 21, 2012

Pack O' Three With a Feather-Light Tip Please!

Ever said that at the top of your voice in the chemist before?
Disgraceful?  Embarrassing?  Well, I have no problem with such social disgraces.
The double-takes and stares this outfit elicited today reminded me of the things we'd LIKE to say, wear, do ... but are too scared to.

This absolutely scrumptious frock was part of a super-dooper surprise parcel from the fecktacious Helga this week.
What an absolute darling!!!!!
The satin bodice has a sequin motif on it and attached are layers of the finest tulle I have ever groped, stroked and rolled around in.
It has two pink satin bows at the front and back to drape the tulle.

I simply had to wear it to drop The Stylist off at her ballet lesson - "You can't come in" - then went for a wee stroll through the oppys.

The gawping was pretty spectacular and I couldn't help thinking of the number of people who may have secretly yearned to wear a tutu-like frock in public.
Oh yes.
I KNOW you're out there!
Don't be shy, make mama proud.

 Notice my new bag?
It's from Two Squirrel's Etsy shop and I pounced on it quick-sharp.
I'm so glad I did because it's a Super Bag with its patchwork, gorgeous blue satin lining and a lucky penny!!
I was so touched by this, a war-time penny from my homeland:)).

In 1940, my Dad was in prison camp aged 18.

Scrummy rings from Helga, plus the earrings I'm wearing.

 Winged shoes are just the thing to take off in while wearing such a divine frock.

The white frock from Helga is completely and divinely see-through and look what those lovely Squirrels popped in as a pressie!
This gorgeous pink lacy slip!
A marriage made in heaven - two amazing bloggy mates who are in-real-life buddies - they are both wrapped around my body!!
Can you feel the lurrrrrrrve?

Vintage tulle and satin frock, earrings and rings - gifts from our darling Helga
Vintage patchwork bag and pink slip - from Two Squirrels Vintage 
1950s silk velvet cocktail hat - gifted by Sasha of Astral Boutique
VW Melissa Wing shoes - gift from The Phoenix
Blue and green glass beads - gifts from Miss Danni-Long-Legs
Pink star necklace and skull bracelet - gifted by hot booty gal, Krista
Bangles - thrifted
Lipstick - Revlon's Really Red
You have yourselves a banging weekend.
And don't forget to slip one on (or tie one on) for me, y'hear?
Big squeezy hugs,
Desiree xo


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  2. She's got some mad voodoo magical frock-shopping skills! You look absolutely beautiful in this gorgeous frock - I have no probs at all wearing my tutus in the real world - and I've had people ask me if I am on my way to my own wedding!

    The bag is aboslutely delightful - as are all of your spectacular accessories - and it must be a LOT warmer up there than Canberra!

    Happy weekend, gorgeous woman! Sarah xxx

  3. I loved your Carnivale outfits Desiree but this ballet dress is the best yet - what love and luck! Claire

  4. You look fantastic! I love tutus. It looks great with your shiny black shoes too :D

  5. You look light as a bird and I LOVE the shoes! The pink slip under the dress is perfect, too. Just read your Frida post, and the quote was a tear jerker. Then I laughed out loud when I saw your conversation pics. So good.

    Love, Jean

  6. That dress looks like it belongs to a wood sprite. It's all flowy and see-through. The winged shoes are totally awesome!

  7. I love the dress, you look angelic! I want one of my own, but until I find one I'm going to admire yours. xxxxx

  8. Ooh, it's just lovely. You look beautiful! I love that handbag; I had even added it to my favorites list on Etsy so I could admire it's patchwork, and when I saw that it had sold, I'd hoped it was to someone who would love and cherish it--and that's exactly what happened!!! :D It was meant for you!

  9. Oh pretty ballerina!
    You look so delightful and beautiful.
    My favourite pic is the one taken through the tulle, so lovely...
    Helga does such good pressies and Vanessa's Etsy shop is stuffed with gorgeousness. Aren't we lucky to be surrounded by such wonderful women?
    Always love a cute vintage slip!
    Have a great weekend, darling! xxxxx

    I KNEW you'd look a treat in that tutu! HURRAH! Worn SO divinely,all the world stopped to stare with ENVY!The winged shoes are perfection!SO thrilled you scored that sweet,sweet Squirrel bag!YEE!
    I want to roll around in that frothy tulle with you,baby!GRRR!
    Love and lustipops!XXXXXXXXX

  11. We need to figure out the rigging so you CAN actually fly! The shoes are perfect with that diaphonous dress and I would love to see the looks on their faces as you pass by!

  12. The tulle and satin with the pink slip are divine. You make the world a better place!

  13. Yay yay yay!!!! The squirrel are so very happy that your lovely wee bag and cute present are with you.
    How splendid that the slip was a good fit and just amazing under Miss Helga's present.
    A beautiful fluffy fairy of prettiness.
    Love V
    I hope the penny brings a big bundle of luck to a lovely lady.

  14. Yes! I think this is wonderful. I just bought a tutu dress and I've been dying to wear it out somewhere. You look fantastic! That bag is beautiful and I love the wings on your shoes.

  15. You look so pretty and sweet! Plus I adore your new bag!

  16. Oh mi angel de amor!
    You look like a celestial being from another world.
    shit!!they wished they could wear all your magical outfits!
    Helgita did great sending this ballerina outfit.
    of course angeles wear wing shoes.
    the new patchy bag is so pretty.
    that pink slip is making my corazon skip a beat.

  17. You look fabulous!!! I need to check out the Two Squirrels now!

  18. I love this outfit. One of my favs, thus far.

    I used to have a purple and pink tutu I would wear just a regular skirt. :D

  19. Ah Helga nailed it with this circus like frock! I love the pink slip underneath. I want to chase fireflies with you on a warm summer night and sip on spiked lemonade.

  20. Tutu frock and winged sandals = Priceless!!!! If I saw you on the street, I'd be racing over to find out where you got your deliciously fab outfit (and give you a hug, just because your blog makes me smile)

  21. You are so fun! I love that you have the confidence and humor with your style. I love those winged shoes!

  22. Oh, i thought I was the only one my age dreaming of a tutu frock... you my dear are Absolutely Divine!!


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