Sunday, 21 March 2010

1940's Style


Today's outfit reminds me of the high-waisted shorts worn in the 1940's era as shown above. A recent purchase from Top Shop, these shorts have a vintage vibe which I love. I'm quite enjoying a caramel and black colour combination at the moment, I think it's a classic when complimented with red lips and nails and winged eye-liner.















Top Shop shorts, bodysuit & platform shoes ❖ H&M pom-pom tassel scarf ❖ Tabio 110 dernier tights ❖ Ragtrader at Etsy rings

65 comments:

  1. Hey :)

    My ma ADORES the 40's and also 50's era! You wear the STYLE very nicely, and those shoes are just FOREVER! Love them. I'm more the "6o's Chick."

    Have a nice day :)

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  2. Thanks (although I'm not the one who is sick ^^)
    Oo Nice Nice Nice ! Your hair is beautiful too ! and those shoes are awesome :)

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  3. oh wow, i am so in love with those shorts!! your dress sense is so well put together xxx

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  4. love your outfit!
    the 40's posters are awesome!

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  5. Great outfit, love the shorts on you and I admire those shoes every time I'm in Topshop!

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  6. Those shorts are so pretty, I love anything inspired by the 40s, high waists, curvacious shapes, yum! I would never be able to walk in those shoes though, are they tricky? They look so high!

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  7. harriet - i have only worn them a couple of times, they are high & i do have to walk carefully. but i just love 'em & hope that i don't break my neck!

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  8. I love those shorts!

    They are such a great shape, the high waist and the flare of the shorts looks lovely on you!

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  9. oh my, those shorts are lovely!

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  10. Beautiful... I love the femininity of the 40s look and the shorts are a gorgeous purchase. What I like best is the fact that they can easily be mistaken for a skirt. And those platforms are fantastic! Hope you've had a lovely weekend :)

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  11. I can't believe I have never stumbled upon your sight before. Your style is amazing.

    I just adore these shoes and shorts. It definitely has a 1940's vibe to it, which coincidentally is one of my favorite decades!

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  12. Those shorts are so cute!
    ...xXx

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  13. i love the combination of taupe and black - it's so chic and sophisticated. Those shoes are absolutely killer - j'adore them! :)

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  14. I love the '40 and '50 style, but it's so hard to find things that would look like that now.. I think you chose a great combination! :)

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  15. Theeee prettiest shorts I have seen in a long time...really flattering shape too...am on the lookout for a perfect pair to wear with tights and I think youve found them...!

    Love love love,

    Erin

    xx

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  16. Beautiful outfit.=)

    Thank you, I'm not as tired today got to sleep in but it was a little bit exhausting to babysit the hole weekend.=) Not that used to look after kids...

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  17. Gorgeous, such a fan of your style dear... ♥

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  18. These colours go great with your hair!

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  19. One word about this whole outfit: Perfect!!!

    I love everything you're wearing from the top down to the shoes. xoxo

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  20. These shorts are so pretty! Love the red,caramel and black combo, it's gorgeous :)

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  21. Those shorts are absolutely adorable! And of course I'm head of heels for the shoes.

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  22. Those vintage drawings are just too cute! I love your nail color BTW!!

    Amber
    ambersmouthwash

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  23. Oh, I'm loving your highwaisted shorts, they're so lovely! I've been looking for some highwaisted leather shorts myself:)

    xx

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  24. Hey girl! How cute are you! AHH!

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  25. LOVE your shorts! the outfit you put together is just perfect.

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  26. Absolutely love the shorts! They look stunning on you :) And gorgeous shoes!

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  27. The piping on the shorts is lovely, you look gorgeous!

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  28. Caramel and black is fantastic together, and I've got to get one of those pompom scarves!

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  29. great outfit =) love the platforms and i see you're wearing one of your topshop basics? =)

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  30. You look beautiful, I love your outfit so much. Those colours are so classy together. I like 40s style too and 50s.

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  31. Love your outfit! Definitely a retro vibe with a modern twist!

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  32. Your is AMAZING! Whenever I grow my hair that long it looks nowhere as near has shiny and glossy ~jealous~

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  33. Those shorts are gorgeous.

    I jsut can't seem to wear shorts, they look awful on me!

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  34. This outfit is perfect. I am totally in love with it head to toe. Such killer heels!
    *Nathalie

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  35. very cute! I love your take on the trend....especially the skirt!

    xoxo Bardot in BLue

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  36. I love the 1940's look! You pulled it off so well: your skirt is perfect.

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  37. GORGEOUS outfit! I see you're making use of your Topshop bodies :D

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  38. you sexy minx! you are looking fab!

    i love the vintage look when it is a bit sexy. and don't shoot me for this, but i kind of wish that cone-tit-bra thing would come back! it is sort of rad!

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  39. Your shorts are so delightful!

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  40. I like how you redid the 40s :D
    http://cupcakesarefashion.blogspot.com/

    XOXO, C.

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  41. Beautiful images, the shorts and shoes are fantastic

    xxx

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  42. Oh you look so lovely! I so love those Topshop shoes.

    Also, I would love to have Lasik...one day!

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  43. The outfit is so gorgeous... and shoes are delicious!
    kss
    ;-)

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  44. i love the scarf, and your hair!! (:
    i left you something on my blog (:
    xoxo
    missfashekiss.blogspot.com

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  45. I love the shorts! and the shoes :)

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  46. gorgeous outfit - I'm in love with your scarf! xx

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  47. I have a similar scarf, Honey! Ur whole look so different and chic. I'm crazy for those platforms!

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  48. I absolutely LOVE these shorts! *drools*, Your dress sense is awesome, my dear!

    xxx

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  49. I've just awarded you and your FABULOUS blog the Sunshine award...come to my blog and it explains all dear :)

    Love love love,

    Erin

    xx

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  50. Love these topshop shorts! They look so pretty on you. And the old pictures work as a great reminder how elegant high-waisted is.

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  51. WAW u're like a doll! Your outfits is perfect!


    xx

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  52. Those shoes are just amazing!

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  53. You are right. I like this cute skirt and the shoes!

    xoxo
    B* a la Moda

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  54. Been studying 1940s fashion lately for costume design and totally agree! This is beautiful though!

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  55. I love those vintage illustrations and your outfit!!
    Your shoes are awesone!!

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  56. i really love your outfit and your blog! <3
    visit me!


    http://fashionuance.blogspot.com

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  57. Love your shorts, shoes, and hair.

    You're gorgeous!

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  58. Hey!!
    This outfit of yours is really beautiful! I love all the details on the skirt and color palette!!

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  59. Wonderful! It's so glamour.

    xxx

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  60. OMG goodness! you're stunning!!! love the shorts! and your shoes are killer!!!

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  61. thanks everyone!

    tam - ladybug by mac

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