Oldies but Goodies

Can’t let go. Do you have old items in your closet that you can never imagine parting with? Today’s look features some pieces that I have had for years and plan to have for many more. The black pencil skirt with embroidered floral detail was a hand-me-down I received in 1998. It is paired with a fuchsia tee that is belted to add some polish. Platform ankle strap sandals and a black pebbled leather duffel bag, another hand-me-down, complete the outfit.
Tee—Gap Outlet Skirt—Express via family member Belt—The Limited Shoes—Bandolino via DSW Bag—Hype via family member

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20 Comments

  1. July 3, 2008 / 2:59 pm

    I say, never get rid of any item of clothing, particularly if you paid a lot of money for it or if the style is timeless, like this skirt – great!

  2. July 3, 2008 / 9:02 pm

    A pencil skirt is timeless, sometimes I sit on things to long only to then be forced to ditch ’em.

  3. July 3, 2008 / 9:09 pm

    I agree, my basements full and I find it really hard to get rid of anything, fashion always goes in cycles.

  4. July 3, 2008 / 9:58 pm

    You look great dear, so stylish, the belt gives that final touched of glamour.

    xx

  5. July 3, 2008 / 11:25 pm

    This is great! I love this color tee on you.

    In the past, I’d cycle things in and out constantly, but not much anymore. I have cowboy boots I’ll never get rid of. Some of my shoes and cashmere sweaters will be keepers for a lifetime.

  6. July 4, 2008 / 5:23 am

    Ohhh pieces you can’t ever let go.

  7. July 4, 2008 / 6:19 am

    That outfit looks great! <3

  8. July 4, 2008 / 10:57 pm

    I just wanted to drop by and wish you a happy 4th of Julyxxxx I hope your having a fab (and well earned) day off.

  9. July 5, 2008 / 12:57 am

    It is hard to get rid of any cloth – One one hand, I’m thinking that they have that perfect moment waiting for you some day, nut on the other hand, I’m thinking… when…

    This skirt is surely a keeper… The more you wear it, the more you will love it! Trust me! It can play up or down… with this vibrant colour T-shirt! You look sooooooooo “pick-me-up” and fresh! I love it xx

  10. July 5, 2008 / 12:28 pm

    great style!
    you are like a lady!

    a kiss!!

  11. July 5, 2008 / 6:11 pm

    I love it! And I love that you’ve reworked something you’ve had a while into such a fresh, but still timeless, look. Beautiful.

  12. July 6, 2008 / 6:41 am

    Oh yes. I am guilty of that. I have many years old pieces.

  13. July 8, 2008 / 8:52 pm

    Hi pretty girl 😀
    Just passing to ask if everything is ok. Hope so and that you’re enjoying your time.
    We miss you darling.
    Take care, all the best.
    xx

  14. July 9, 2008 / 2:41 pm

    Cute pencil skirt and great bag!

  15. July 10, 2008 / 2:14 am

    it’s casual but with allure !! i love the bright pink too !! very estee lauder no !!?

  16. July 10, 2008 / 3:30 am

    I don’t know if you know it or not, but that outfit is very reminiscent of the 1950’s “sweater girl” look. Very chic and classic. You cannot go wrong with a look like that.

    Wonderful.

  17. July 10, 2008 / 1:12 pm

    U r a fashion addict ! If u want, I invite u to come to see some of the most beautiful heels, dresses and bags of the Paris fashion week !

    See u !