Daily outfit 12/8/2013

Another day, another pin-curl set.  This time I set my hair in the same pattern as my Marilyn set, but I didn’t brush the curls out when they were dry.  Instead, I combed them with a wide-toothed comb to separate the curls and gave them a bit of a fluff with my fingers.  I’ve got this fab set of 70’s-style fluffy curls which have loads of bounce.

I decided to pair my fuzzy hair with a hippie-luxe outfit.

DSCF8712I am wearing:

-Purple velvet blouse (thrifted)

– Purple chevron skirt from Target

– Denim waistcoat from Cotton On

– Black lace-up boots (thrifted)

– Bicycle man brooches (gift from my friend Tom)

– Gold rock ring from ASOS

– Silver squiggle ring from Kliens

– Silver square ring from Diva

DSCF8713I bought this velvet top way back in March, and I’m pretty sure that it’s never made it onto the blog.  I have worn it a bunch of times, but never on a day when I’ve remembered to take outfit photos.  Oh well.  I love the colour and the texture is so luxe.

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DSCF8711My brooches are another gift from my friend Tom, the intrepid explorer.  He bought them for me in Berlin during his travels.  They are made from used bottle caps, with a design painted on enamel set into the cap and turned into a brooch.  Tom bought me a pair because he thought I could wear them as collar buttons or cufflinks.  I adore them.

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DSCF8719I kept my makeup pretty simple today.  Just a bit of BB cream, some blush and a touch of lippie.  I made my eyes the main focus, with a wash of sepia-brown shadow over the lids.  It’s one of my favourite eyeshadow colours because it makes my eyes look crazy blue, but it still looks quite natural and subtle.

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I’m having such fun experimenting with all these different curls.  Let me know if you’d like tutorials on any of the looks I’ve done, because I’d be happy to oblige.

I hope you have an awesome day!

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