Wardrobe Wednesday – Something Old, Something New

and if I had worn the ugg boots I was in around the house or the gumboots I wore to go out I could have included the ‘something borrowed’ (both from my sister – who is due to return to NZ soon – at which time my wardrobe will shrink again!)

and a lot of ‘something blue’

Outfit rundown:

Jacket – my mama wore this when she was pregnant with me and my sisters. My older sister had it shortened. I love it.

Tights – glassons on sale $5

Cardi – also from glassons (I had a voucher!) $30 – 1st wear!

Skirt – handmade and altered recently

Singlet – jay jays about 4 years ago

Necklace – Trade Aid

Earrings – won in a giveaway

He wears – pretty much all hand-me-downs and whatever he decided to put on this morning. My policy is to pretty much let them choose what they want to wear with some weather restrictions. This often means they look at little thrown together but I figure that’s okay. Neither own a pair of jeans…. they’re shorts and t-shirts kind of boys and because we get given so much clothing I make them very little.

What are you wearing today? Do you like colour in winter or do cosy up in dark colours?

Check out some other lovelies:
Wardrobe Wednesday at SailorSpy.co.nz

and here as well


10 responses

  1. Black because its usually in all the shops and all the sales but I am heartily sick of it and like at least some color and would love to see some more blues in the shops not just oranges and greens which don’t do me any favours!!

    1. you might have to get your sewing machine out! 😉

  2. Oooooh, I love those tights!

  3. I want some of those tights! I love the cape too, it so suits you. Hey the good thing about your ‘wardrobe shrinking’ is all that extra space for new stuff eh?!

    1. yeah the tights are a great pattern and there is always room…

  4. yes i LOVE color! VERY cool that your mum kept that jacket!!

    1. and surprising too as she loves chucking stuff out

  5. LOVE the jacket/coat of your Mums
    Your wardrobe always has me very envious
    I wear too much black or grey

    1. It is such a great coat I love the shape and the memories

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