Friday, 27 May 2016

Lazybones


A walk in the park in this gorgeous dress with a Kookaburra watching over us as we walked the dogs and took photos.



Olivia Dress in Valencia - c/o Lazybones
Hat - Forever New
Vintage Necklace, Brooch and 1950s Gloves - Thrifted 
1950s beaded Purse - Boot Sale
Shoes - Wittner

I always like to see what reproduction vintage clothing is on offer so I was excited to try this dress by Lazybones, their clothing is designed here in Australia and they have great variety to choose from. I wore this outfit to the park and then later on I had to go to the shops, later ditching my sun hat indoors.What I like about this brand is that they have some really great 50's style dresses but they also have a range of boho and loungewear styles - which I also love to wear... Not to mention their fantastic range of homewares. 

I chose the Olivia dress as it had a great vintage looking print to it and the sleeves are great for Autumn or when you just want a bit more coverage, the relaxed fit of these sleeves makes it comfortable to wear. I am wearing size xs and the fit is perfect and I found the size chart to be quite accurate. Another reason why I choose this dress? Because I could already imagine how I wanted to style it for it's first outing and I wanted to bring out the pink from the print. Reproduction clothing that has a great vintage feel about it is always something I like to invest in because they are always so timeless and quite appropriate for whatever the occasion and this dress stays quite true to a 50's day dress - it could be styled for a simple and relaxed evening look too. 

The weather has suddenly turned cold and I am thankful that I was able to get out and about in some of my new summer outfits that I acquired recently before farewelling them until next summer. It must say that it was really nice to put on a warm jumper, my favourite pair of jeans and a beret yesterday though.

I have been feeling the need to get back into sewing this past month as I can feel my pile of patterns and fabric glaring at me waiting to be made into something special... I will hopefully put aside some time to work on projects very soon.

Kayla - GracefullyVintage xo

12 comments :

  1. Oh what a beautiful dress, love your purse, shoes and gloves as well! xo

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  2. Gorgeous dress on you, you look stunning as always! Love the pink hat too! And yessss I can't wait to see what you sew up!!

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  3. I think you have some great repro brands in Australia, the industry seems to have really blossomed! That's a particularly lovely dress, and I love the way you've accessorised it. A pretty look xx

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  4. So lovely! The back is just darling and I love a dress with sleeves! Just adds the right amount of feminine touch.

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  5. love the touch of the gloves

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  6. Your outfit is beautiful, but the pink accessories truly make it perfect! I love those shoes and how they work together with everything else.

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  7. Very lovely outfit! I like the neckline of this dress, very elegant.

    See my new outfit post, once again inspired by 1950s, featuring dress made by me (link).

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  8. Loving your vintage style :-)

    www.kikabibi.blogspot.com

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  9. great post and blog :)
    kisses,
    Tijana

    http://itsmetijana.blogspot.rs/

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  10. Oh my word, what an enchantingly sweet, beautiful ensemble - those eye-catchingly lovely vintage gloves very much included. Everything here is cheerful and immensely pretty (plus, how cute is that kookaburra! - Or at least that what I think it is, we don't have them around these Canadian parts. :) ).

    ♥ Jessica

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  11. This dress really does look more authentically vintage than many repros do - I think your repro industry has overtaken the UK's lately! I wouldn't have thought to style it with pink but it really works!

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  12. Gorgeous dress and gorgeous outfit! I love the necklace and gloves you've paired with this. Also, that Kookaburra bird is so cute! Looking forward to seeing more sewing projects once you have them up! :) <3

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