Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Blazer glory

I've been meaning to post about this purchase for a while but third year uni rubbish and illness has delayed the process.

Anyway I picked up this awesome blazer from a charity shop in Kings Heath, Birmingham for £5.

Earrings: Topshop Necklace: Clothes Show T shirt: £5, Motel (sale) Belt: Primark Trousers: £3.99, vintage, eBay Wedges: New Look
It's vintage St. Michael at Marks and Spencers, complete with built-in shoulder pads; only problem is, it's a size 18.

I love the hot pink colour which fits well with the incoming Spring Brights trend. Wouldn't look out of place among the Jil Sander SS11 collection, no?


I thought I'd get it and sell it on but I'm struggling to part with it- it brings out my inner Kim Woodburn.

I think it works okay as a boyfriend-style fit though, don't you think?


The trousers are new too. They're vintage and were an eBay bargain at £3.99

I was a bit disappointed that they weren't more fitted below the knee, but I like the high waist.
You may also notice that I've gone and shaved my head (a bit). I had it done at the hairdressers two weeks ago (and paid a lot for it as I was given the 'Artistic Director' without requesting her, then not being told that I'd been booked in with her!) and had it shaved on a number three. No one was really paying it much attention so I had a bash at doing it shorter myself.

Turned out quite well I thought- won't bother visiting over-priced hairdressers next time!

Foxy x
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6 comments

  1. You look lovely! That blazer is so good! XX

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  2. Liking the jacket. Doesn't look over big on you at all. Your hair looks great. Good for you doing it yourself!

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  3. Well done for doing your hair, I one made a complete balls up on a diy hair colour which resulted in me having to have it all bleached out by a salon for more than it would have cost to have had my colour done by the hairdresser in the first place!! Great blazer - a fair few of the charity shops near me have installed the dreaded "vintage rail" where everything is automatically priced over a tenner! Scarlett x

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  4. Oh I love a bit of shaved head action! Had lots of fun painting words and patterns (paper doilies do good 'lace' effect!) into my friend's head a while ago for a New-Rom night. Wish it were more my kind of thing, because it always looks very cool.

    And, I love the jacket. So Duran Duran!! Which is as it should be, you being from Birmingham and all!!

    xx

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  5. i love that blazer - its so pretty! i bed your hair looks awesome, cant wait to see it up close and proper! xxx

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  6. The jacket is fab. Love the pink-black contrast.

    I'd love a close up and how-to on the hair, too!

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