Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Witchy: maxi dress, floppy hat and a statement necklace

So, guys, remember how I told you people write to me asking all kind of stuff?! Well, I decided I’m going to answer their emails on the blog (when I have the time that is).

Carmen sent me this email: I’ve read in an interview you gave that you are sometimes inspired by books and characters in them to dress a certain way. I really don’t get that! Can you explain?
(Am citit intr-un interviu de pe alt blog ca uneori esti inspirata de carti si personajele din ele cand te imbraci. Chiar nu inteleg asta! Poti sa explici?)

Sure I can!:)))
Every time I read a book I start living a bit in the universe of that specific book and I end up thinking about it a lot. I’m also a super visual person and while I read I can also “see” (with my minds eyes:) scenes from it, imagine how the characters look like and so on. It's a bit like emerging in a tube of warm water - you feel it all over and can't get out all dried and dandy.

I’ve also been known to fall in love/hate some of the personages, quote from the books I like to the dismay and amusement of all my friends. Right now I’m reading a lot of fantasy books, one of the lasts was The Wise Woman (by Phillipa Gregory), also Good Omens, The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter (by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett) so I’m pretty much unconsciously dressing like a witch:)))).

Don’t take that literally – I’m not going to wear a pointy hat and black lipstick, it’s just a general, irrational desire I have to wear maxi lengths, dark clothes, heavy jewelry and large head adornments. My sister just finished A Song of Ice and Fire and can’t stop searching for dragon rings, fur collars and capes which I couldn’t be happier about. Crazy goes in the family!

I hope I explained myself. I can’t honestly understand how others can read something and not be inspired to dress or do something else maybe, but you know, mainly be inspired. I guess, I’m just weird that way.

I’m wearing the maxi dress my sister made for me, but it seems I have a skirt on because the upper part is hidden under a cute black shirt that I topped with a statement necklace.

What do you think? Do I give a witchy vibe?
Somebody asked in a comment what was the brand of the yellow nail polish - it’s OPI, The "IT" Color
I'm wearing
 belt/curea: vintage
shirt/camasa: Topshop
dress/rochie: handmade by my sister
rings/ inele: Miss Selfridge
necklace/colier: Forever 21
hat/palarie: New Look
flats/ balerini: American Eagle

65 comentarii :

Yola Thorp said...

gorgeous!

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David Toms said...

I am so similar. I will read or see something and then try and interpret or visualise it in my own way. Whether it is one small aspect of an idea or a mixture I will always try and put my own slant on it.

CottonCandyINK said...

lovely hat and great accessories

Sparks In Spring said...

I totally get that vibe! I love dressing like certain characters from tv shows, recently hooked with cardigan and pencil skirts. :)

Kallie, Happy Honey and Lark said...

You know I can kind of see the witchy vibe, like the flowing skirt and dark colors, but its not overly witch-like or costumey. But I LOVE the color combo you have going on, right down to your perfect nails. THanks for stopping by my blog so I could find yours! Its excellent :)

Jen said...

Loving the color combo. <3

xoxo
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AndréiaFSalim said...

I loved the rings, the skirt and the necklace! :)

A big kiss to you!

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@ DeiaFSalim

Delvy said...

i love your hat and your maxi skirt.. :) lovely

LULUCHERIE said...

love your rings and hat! I've been looking for a floppy hat everywhere, but can;t find the right one :(

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SHOP

Anete said...

Gorgeous rings!

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Stacey Kay said...

Witchy! But not in a bad way. Loving your accessories the most - gorgeous hat and necklace.

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Kaitlin Mattingly said...

im so in love with your felt floppy hat!
and who doesn't love a maxi skirt.

xoxo katlin
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The Hearabouts said...

I don't get it...how people can read books and still not be influenced by them, even in the slightest way.
Fantasy novels are the "worst", they really take their toll on the reader, fasion-wise I mean. But I'm not ashamed with victorian novels either :P

I love how you look in that dress! And those blue stone rings..yum!

Hugs,
S.

Alina said...

Definitely not witchy!Love the maxi and the accessories!

AndraB said...

Vai, vai ce bine arati! Colierul, rochia, camasa, inelele, tot :X

Amy xxoo said...

I get the witchy thing, but i'm also getting a bit of a 70's vibe from the combination of the maxi skirt/floppy hat.Either way, i love it!

Antonia said...

You`re too cute to look like a witch.
Daca imi spui ca pe langa citit, trait scene, imaginat si asa mai departe, cand termini cartea iti continui povestea in mintea ta, eventual te bagi si pe tine in ea it`s just tooooo weird :D >:D<

Fashionfazed said...

Thank you so much for your comment and for following

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Looking forward to reading more of your posts :)

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CINDY TANUWIJAYA said...

OMG, i love that statement necklace.. you rock! <3

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stilistele said...

Alice, honey, me too I'm getting inspired by characters in certain books, I don't fidn it weird, just dreamy and nice :)
love the way you look with a hat on, you should try that more often! my kind of outfit, definitely ;)

A Different View said...

you look so beautiful
your belt, rings, hat, necklace are awesome..
you have very cool style
now i am following you :))

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alice said...

thank you for your lovely comment and i am following you now ! =)

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They Know said...

I love long skirts are very democratic! Your look are cute
Kisses

Maggie said...

Gorgeous hat and the whole look! Lovely colours!
Kisses!

Monica said...

hi dear!! Thanks for your compliments!! I like your blog too!! It's so expressive!!!I'm your new follower!! a kiss

MaitaneDiez said...

Thanks for your comment, of course I will follow you back, I'll do it right now.

Kisses.

Alexandra said...

Lovely outfit!
xx ALexandra

onemoreshoes said...

the hat is very nice!!

kisses
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Shopping Therapy said...

hey Sara! thank you for adding to my followers, I'm definitely following you back, 'cause yours is AMAZING!!!!!!!!! this outfit is so nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Style Eyes Ethical Fashion Blog said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your blog looks great. I love everything about this outfit, the skirt, the hat, the necklace and the nails. for me it has a seventies vibe about it.

Dena TsaL said...

Great outfit!Love your hat in that colour!Thanks so much for your comment too!Keep in touch!
Style LimeLight
xxx

Annie said...

Love that hat!! You look great :)

Annie
The Other Side of Gray

Patrizia said...

gorgeous! I'm following you now!

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Anaivilo said...

The skirt has a witchy vibe but in a good way, I love the outfit! :D:X That hat was made for you !

Patrícia Matias aka dj Pat said...

Thanks for your nice comment!
I'm following you now.


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Smashinbeauty Makeup Blog said...

Wonderful outfit! The nail polish and rings are beautiful! Following your blog
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klepi said...

great outfit:)

Special K said...

U make a hot little witch :)) Love the outfit, especially the accessories :x

♔Reyna♔ said...

I get inspired trough books also, but this outfit is fantastic! I love it! The statement necklace is gorgeous! Thank you so much for inviting me over to your blog, & thank you for following me:) Of course we can follow each other! I love meeting other fashion lovers out there in the blogesphere. If you love fashion videos you should pass by my yt channel sometime & sub. Can't wait to chk out the rest of your blog!

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eji patanao said...

love the maxi skirt, hat and necklace :)


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Mandy@OrangeAutumn said...

You do have a witchy vibe and I love it!! I like that you get that into your books. I'll have to check them out. I love fantasy.

Très Chic by paulina said...

love your hat!!! i want it!! you look lovely..
kisses
Pau

Ellen H. said...

That hat is so lovely! Great berry color <3

xx,
Ellen
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Jazzy E (Hivenn) said...

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Sonia said...

Amazing outfit, I love your hat x

Anaivilo said...

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Ana said...

The color, the shape everything about this hat is perfect.
xx

Sally said...

Your hat and your rings are adorable! :)

Agnes Deer said...

I love that you're so inspired by characters of books you read. I'm a Literature major myself and I'm deeply influenced by literature and books too when I get dressed! Loved the outfit! Thanks so much for your comment on my blog, following you too!

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Christina said...

Thanks for loving my blog.. love yours too...
so I am going to start to follow yours...xx

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Winnie said...

I love that maxi skirt and the rich colour goes so well with that hat. Also loving the necklace tucked under the collar, I love this look!

Srecka said...

Gorgeous outfit. I love the maxi skirt. :)
Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog and thanks for following.
I love your blog and of course I'm following back. :)
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xoxo

Hi, I'm Dani said...

wonderful look and great pictures of you!!

Thank you so much for your comment! Do you want to join the giveaway? The only thing you have to do is to follow me and leave your email adress as a comment:-)

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caise said...

great hat!

Jacqueline Ashley said...

Lovely hat!!

xx

Nuit said...

what a beautiful look!!!!!!!!!!!!!

prettymeggy said...

i love your hat and your jewerlies :)
xoxo, Haus of Gala

GlamorousGirl said...

love it!!!

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Jessi said...

You definitely give off a cool, chic witchy vibe! I think literature is a great place to get inspiration from, and you can interpret it in any way. I love your hat and the accessories, especially the big bluish teal ring!

QUEENIE G. said...

What a great outfit! I love how you paired your maxi dress in your shirt, its a great inspiration:))

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Madam Chic said...

Like the mix of colours and details of this outfit, you look cool.
follow each other?

kisses
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Fictitious Fashion said...

You have totally done justice to a maxi! Love the hat n the color.. Nailed it! :)


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PureMorning said...

I like your jewellery :))

meelusha said...

super look! totally my style!

xoxo,
meelusha

p.s. chiar acum am postat ceva similar :) great minds think alike :)

XAVER said...

Your style...looks..so wonderfull dear :) I like maxi skirts this year..so much... kisses )

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