Hmmm, what to say; well maybe something about the photograph...
I was glad my list of daily activities took me past this spot today. It is usually deserted and to my mind utterly, ethereally, beautiful. And I managed to set up to capture a little bit of a sun-ray effect in my photograph. I've said before; I am no expert on photography, but I've learnt one of the most important in terms of a good outdoor photo is the quality of the light. I lucked out with my timing today!
The sun-ray effect adds an air of drama and magic to any photograph, and makes me wish I was wearing something more... er, magical here, and not an ordinary rather prosaic little outfit like this! But anyhoo... this is what I am wearing so that is that.
Although we are well into autumn now, and colder temperatures are definitely on the agenda... er, sometime soon maybe, today is a beautifully balmy 28C. I picked my little sludge-y skirt with those fab deep front pockets. I've read them described as being like a waitress' apron, and really this is a perfect description! I made the skirt using purple denim and with black waistband and hem edging, and dyed the whole thing brown. I started out the day in a different, more autumnal top, but after coming home from my early morning walkies with the dog I threw that one off, sweltering; and substituted this cooler billowy shirt. Perfect! This is my "pirate" shirt with the silver skull buttons. I bought those buttons in Tokyo on our day out shopping with Yoshimi and Novita, and whenever I wear it I think about that day. How I would love to have another shopping day like that one!
Shirt; my own design, using elements from different patterns, black cotton mix, details here
Skirt; Vogue 1247, purple denim with black detailing, dyed with iDye in Brown, details and my review of this pattern here
Shoes; Enrico Antinori, form Zomp shoes