Tag: pin up dress

Feeling a bit Blue.

I was of the greatest fortune to be able to un-expectantly pick up the BLUE Heidi from my recent trip down to Rowena’s in Edmonton, AB.  Of course my immediate reaction was to pull it from the rack because it was in my size; the blue was a different story.

My career in purchasing PUG Heidi’s and Netti’s has been a bit reverse for my shopping experience than most shoppers, I am buying first because of the cut of the dress and then the colour comes second.

A fresh take on shopping because I never really know what colours might end up in my closet.  I do have a blue and white anchor motif Netti yet this was my first solid blue piece.

I was not shocked that I LOVE it and that I will be able to work my magic of swapping out crinolines and belts, this day I chose to go with white yet depending on the look your after what colours you pair this dress with will help direct it to the look.

Other options would be red and black whom I think will lend to a more sophisticated look.

Weather has changed around up here for me so I was excited to have this dress to step into town for my first dress of the season.

Being Blue is not as bad as you might think it is.. xx

 

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Spirit decides to participate..

This one is coming straight off the cuff so to speak.. My style of writing is to not do so directly on the format of this site rather go about my day licking and chewing over what I have written YET FB has thrown me for a loop.

I cannot upload pictures and since I spend the greater part of my day yesterday preparing and taking pictures I wanted to get this particular series up..

Spirit is my main fur guy, he is a lot of things to me.  First my friend and then a connecting energy to balance and remind me of my priorities in life.  If you have read any of my other blog posts regarding journalling or “The Dress Metaphor” these will give you a better eye into what exactly I am talking about.

Any ways, Spirit is not a fan of picture taking and 2 years ago while trying to take pictures for the Rowena Pet Photo contest I made the decision to NOT go to him for pictures as he was not keen and you could see it in his body he was put out.

I find myself in a similar situation, trying to take cute Pin up pictures for a contest at the end of winter.  Wanted to take them inside for the warmth yet being limited in photo locations.

We started inside which was a fail, I though the cat would be a well suited friend for the pictures yet looking back on what we captured I look like I was strangling him most of the time so we throw caution and our sensibilities and head outside.  It is cold yet I want to not let this pass me by.

We head to the horses paddocks, I first start with Tadpole whom is not sure what I am up too and has no interest getting close, then Buckwheat whom is always willing to participate as there might be a treat involved for him and then last Spirit.

The first dress I had come outside in was a Rowena purchased dress meaning these pictures would qualify for the contest.  I was wearing the white with black Polka dot.
Before I headed inside Spirit did show a small amount of interest when he grabbed onto my Triple 7 Kustom Bat sweater chain.  As you can see I was a little taken back that he might find them yummy.

Bats Nom nom..

 

Omg..!

Once returning outside I bounced off the deck, skirt shifting and crinoline blowing I looked to the paddock and saw Spirit not sure of me so of course with a horse you head on over as exposure to scary stuff in a safe and fun way is good. I had changed into the reverse colour pattern dress that I purchased from another Vendor.

The series of pictures taken would later make me reflect.  For they were really what I would have wanted to enter the contest with and yet it would not be as I am not wearing a Rowena purchased dress.  What I did get from these pictures is the absolute love and admiration we have for each other and that as always in Spirit’s way he knew.

Spirit horse

Spirit Horse

Spirit Horse

 

He knew these pictures were about us..xx

 

Rowena’s Exclusive Heidi #2…!

Rowena's 2nd exclusiveThe day after I saw the Exclusive PUG Heidi in black with white polka dots another Exclusive PUG Heidi showed up in my FB news feed. She was a white background with black polka dots and black trim.

Oh no..!! What is this girl supposed to do?

This Exclusive dress is being featured by Rowena in Edmonton AB and on-line http://www.RetroGlam.com . Fantastic as this is my first stop in shopping..!

Simply I had to have her..! She has been much desired and often dreamt about colour pattern. See when you have a collection of dresses made from the same style yet different colours you start to day dream on what colours you would want to see next.

So you see I just could hardly believe my luck. Here she was for real; I was gob-smacked..!

I have said it before I am a reformed all black wearer although I do find myself falling back into this habit during the winter months when I am not wearing dresses.

What I was head over heels about the black polka dot on white background is that it added to a completely different look that is fresh and fun. I found it to be cheeky and cheery and felt this dress was going to be appropriate for an ample amount of wearing opportunities.

Honestly years before I would not have looked twice with the white on black and now I would have taken it as first pick. The white is very crisp and clean and the dress has a very striking eye catching quality that will have you stand out in the purrr-fect way.

There is lots of flexibility to play with how you style your dress as it does come with a white belt you can easily swap it for black or red to match shoes, cardigans and crinolines. I stayed with white and black for my initial try on yet my next wear I am going for the red..!

With every new dress you say this is my new favourite yet this one has really won first place..!

P.S Please excuse the wrinkles and crinkles in the dress, I simply could not wait and put her on straight from the delivery package.. xx

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