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:

Tuesdai Noelle said...

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 :)

Victoria-H said...

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

claire eloise said...

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

nookie said...

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

Becky said...

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

Harriet said...

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!

PinkBow said...

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!

E is for Eleanor said...

I love those shorts!

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

Kitten said...

oh my, those shorts are lovely!

Good Girl Gone Blog said...

Gorgeous, darling!

Haute World said...

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 :)

daisychain said...

such a perfect outfit x

Meggstatus said...

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!

CalamityJem said...

Those shorts are so cute!
...xXx

Jen said...

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

Karolina said...

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! :)

Erin said...

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

Kashaya said...

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...

Gabbi said...

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

Maria Ana said...

These colours go great with your hair!

Leah said...

One word about this whole outfit: Perfect!!!

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

♥Lola said...

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

S.Elisabeth said...

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

Mouthwash said...

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

Amber
ambersmouthwash

Sher said...

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

xx

Jessica Turnbow said...

Hey girl! How cute are you! AHH!

trishie said...

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

Audrey Allure said...

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

Alex said...

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

Sarade said...

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

thetragicallychic said...

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

Imogen said...

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

Maddy said...

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

perfectionishuman said...

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

Taylor Sterling said...

love the shoes!! Great skirt!!

Retro Chick said...

Those shorts are gorgeous.

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

Nathalie said...

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

Bardot in Blue said...

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

xoxo Bardot in BLue

Sherin said...

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

Leia said...

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

drollgirl said...

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!

Hillary said...

Your shorts are so delightful!

Cupcakes are fashion ! said...

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

XOXO, C.

vint junky said...

Beautiful images, the shorts and shoes are fantastic

xxx

Winnie said...

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

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

tupersonalshopperviajero said...

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

actually.love said...

i love the scarf, and your hair!! (:
i left you something on my blog (:
xoxo
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smäm said...

I love the shorts! and the shoes :)

Kate said...

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

janettaylor said...

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

Lucie said...

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

xxx

Erin said...

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

SabinePsynopsis said...

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

WhynotJustine? said...

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


xx

Kristin said...

Those shoes are just amazing!

B a la Moda said...

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

xoxo
B* a la Moda

Aury said...

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

mlle.A said...

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

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Andhari said...

Love your shorts, shoes, and hair.

You're gorgeous!

Lucy said...

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

Justine said...

Wonderful! It's so glamour.

xxx

Fabiola "Fab" said...

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

Tam said...

what's your lipstick?

PinkBow said...

thanks everyone!

tam - ladybug by mac