This outfit is definitely French inspired. I have a soft spot for most things French, from movies (Amélie) to music (Cara Bruni – idk what you think of her hooking up with the President, but she has a pretty voice) and for whatever reason, I throw stripes in to that category as well. They just have that ‘je ne sais quoi’.
We recently did a ton of shopping and re-visited an old favourite, Emery, where I found this great striped sweater and pair of skinny, black, zippered pants/leggings bundled up in one outfit, Dora. The legging bottoms extend on to the foot a little bit, a look I love with ballet slippers or flats. Something I’ve always loved about Emery is they are one of the few places that I wear the outfit as-is out of the folder. I’m constantly mixing and matching, but sometimes it’s nice to just right click and add to outfit.
Moving on, all I needed were a few accessories, and luckily this sweet little hairstyle from !lamb doubled as an accessory with its beret, though I (and just about everyone on Plurk) are eagerly awaiting hatless versions. Gloves, specs, flats, and a French designer bag by Polina Kaestner and I am ready to tuck myself in to a café for the rest of the day.
Now that I feel Paris bound, I will leave you with a little ditty by the First Lady of France. À la prochaine!
PHOTOSHOOT MUSIC: Carla Bruni – Quelqu’un M’a Dit
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Hair: !lamb – Bonjour Operator (Twix)
Skin: Redgrave – Paulina 05 Fair
Eyes: MMS – Dark Brown Eyes
Glasses: VINTAGEwear – Essential Frames (Metal)
Outfit: Emery – Dora
Shoes: Shiny Things – Criss cross ballet flats (black)
Gloves: Fleur – Long Leather Gloves (Black)
Bag: Polina Kaestner – French Bag (Noir)
Baguette: HANAUTA – Baguette (re-attached to left hand)
Cigarette Holder: Foxy’s Smoke Shop – Cig 4.2 Aly Silver Bitchstick Switch (S) -Hand
Poses from Vain Inc’s *V*Xen and *V*Elle sets.