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Sunday, 26 August 2012

with great power comes great responsibility..

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chair print jacket: ASOS
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spiderman skirt (worn as dress): handmade from vintage fair
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So I was having a total dilemma the other day. What on earth would one wear with a jacket with chairs printed on it? I'd bought it in the ASOS sale months ago and hadn't found a chance to wear it until Only Once August challenge made me. ANd then it came to me. A skirt with Spiderman printed on it, obviously.

I bought this skirt from a random little vintage fair when I was in uni. (I loved things like that, but used to basically find that in vintage shops etc I would just panic buy pretty much anything which fit me, because most of the things did not - I don't have a vintage body shape).

I do rather like it, although it used to be more of a pencil skirt fit and is now too loose for that, so until I take it in, I found that the jersey leopard print section meant it could be kind of worn as a dress, and then cinched in with the jacket over the top. I'm definitely going to take it in so that it works as a pencil skirt again though.

I know it's crazy, but there's something about it that makes me think it's not quite too crazy.. What do you think?

p.s I saw Spiderman at the cinema recently (having never seen any of the other films) and really rather liked it.

8 comments:

  1. wow, i like! that skirt is the coolest thing <3 i love a clashing print and i think this is awesome. i really wanted to see the andrew garfield spiderman too, mainly for him because he's so pretty. wasn't a fan of the tobey maguire ones at all, IMO you're not missing out there! xxx

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  2. It's verging on too crazy but you know what? Rather verging on too crazy than dull, I say! Hope the re-pencilling of it works out. It's an awesome skirt/dress!

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  3. I LOVE it! Crazy is good sometimes! xo

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  4. mismatching is the best way to match. and spiderman rocks :-p

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  5. It's fab. The tones work so well together. I can't seem to get the hang of pattern mixing at all! The chair print is my favourite, a friend of mine, an artist, painted a series of huge ices with chairs on just like that - huge black and white canvases. They're divine!

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  6. Loving the jacket. It would look fab with a nice pair of jeans.


    X x

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  7. As a fellow pattern-lover, I think they look great together!

    xx

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