Matchy-Matchy

I have always loved the show “What Not to Wear” and one of the lines that always stuck with me was “It doesn’t have to match, but it does have to GO”. I’m reminded of that quote all the time when trying to put outfits together. But sometimes a perfect match is just what an outfit needs for perfection.

I bought this scarf a year ago to wear as a turban (I’ve worn it several times), and I love the colors in it. When I found this eShakti dress I knew it was a perfect match for my much loved turban. Usually when I wear a turban, I want it to compliment the colors, texture or print that I’m wearing, and I think this does all three.

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Dress ~ eShakti
Turban ~ Plaid scarf from Primark
Brooch ~ Curiousity Shope on Etsy
Shoes ~ “Playtime” from Re-Mix Shoes
Lipstick ~ Red Velvet from Besame Cosmetics

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I recently bought these adorable shoes from Re-Mix Vintage Shoes. And as with most on-line buying I was worried about how they would fit/look/feel. I was not disappointed at all. I have very painful plantar fasciitis and I can’t wear a lot of my cute shoes right now. I also have to wear insoles to help with my condition, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that my insoles fit comfortably in these shoes and I was able to wear them all day without any extra strain on my feet. I think I’ll have to get another pair…maybe in blue???
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And lets’ just take a moment to adore this charming brooch. I have several “culinary” type brooches, but this is a complete set and it’s just amazing.

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2 thoughts on “Matchy-Matchy

  1. Jade says:

    Wow- that doesn’t just go- in the idiom of the era, it’s real GONE! Another fabulous look, and tied together- no pun intended- with a turban! You have an outstanding eye for an outfit, but in the past two posts, your turbans have really stolen the show. They frame your face beautifully, the colors compliment not just your ensemble but your own coloring, features, or a peek of perfect pin-curls. If you ever want to do a turban tutorial (as you tie your own in many posts) it would be a gift to us all

  2. What a great quote! I shall have to keep it in mind. I adore this ensemble, and admire your turban skills! I have yet to conquer turbans.

    I’m glad the Re-Mixes are working out for you! They are my favorite brand by far when it comes to shoes.

    xoxo
    -Janey

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