Dress Up – Dress Down: FLOWER POWER

When I saw this pretty chiffon blouse on Jean’s blog FLOWER POWER, I was so happy that she had bought it recently on eBay. I immediately ordered one too! I knew this would be a perfect top dressed up or dressed down, which I love doing to change the look of an outfit.

flower powerDressed up for a Garden Party I hosted for some of my lovely friends in June

floral blouse 1 floral blouse  2 floral blouse 3 floral blouse 4

Dressed down with my denim capris, casual for my dance class

back of blouse

floral blouse dressed downI love how it looks like a watercolor painting

I know I’ll get a lot of wear out of it, it’s timeless: a touch of the 60s flower power and the ageless beauty of floral prints. I can wear it open over a tank top or buttoned up like Jean which I’ll try next time. A tip if you buy one – I ordered size medium and I am not big, I usually wear size small. I recommend going one size up.

Best find on eBay for only $7.99 + $3 for shipping.

Do you buy clothes on eBay?

β™₯ carmen

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Beauty is only skin deep, but health goes deep to the bones. Money can buy designer clothes, but it can’t buy health. https://fashionableover50.wordpress.com/
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20 Responses to Dress Up – Dress Down: FLOWER POWER

  1. jangrahammcmillen says:

    Ohhh, lovely blouse on both of you! Up, down, any old way it’s a pretty keeper. Good job, you two!
    I haven’t bought too many clothes on eBay, but shoes? Oh yes, I’ve bought shoes! And one tulle skirt.

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you my lovely Jan! I’ve never bought shoes because of size. I always have to try them on. I’m glad you’ve had success!

      Happy Friday!!

      ❀ carmen

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  2. Bob says:

    All pictures……WOW!!!!!!

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  3. Bob says:

    Clothing sizes……in Southeast Asia…..I needed an extra large in some clothes…….LOL !!!!!! Look forward to dance class….casual or non- casual, you dress elegantly.

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you dear Bob! Glad you think I dress elegantly.
      I guess they size things differently, probably because
      they don’t have over-sized people! πŸ˜‰

      Have a sunny Friday at the beach!

      ❀ carmen

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  4. Simply Sassy says:

    Your shirt is simply gorgeous and I love how you styled it for the garden party. I have never bought clothing off eBay.

    Have a fabulous day
    Wendy
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  5. Patti says:

    What a pretty shirt – you both look wonderful wearing it! Thanks for linking up to Visible Monday.

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you dear Patti! You and Bella were twins and both look good in these sweet dresses, very happy and festive!!

      Festive is fun!

      ❀ carmen

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  6. utesmile says:

    Carmen that blouse looks great on you and is beautiful , I like flowers and the colours! It suits you so well. That is American eBay though. I like eBay the English one and I have bought things but never clothes, Sizes are sometimes hard to decide.
    Yay Let Germany win….. later… I shall be watching most likely even though I am not into football at all. But they have done so well, they deserve a bit of cheering!
    πŸ™‚

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    • carmen says:

      I knew you’d like it Ute! You are a flower child too! I enjoy all the beautiful photos of flowers you’ve shared! It’s just like receiving a real bouquet!

      I was a cheer leader on my front lawn LOL! YAY GERMANY!!

      I ❀ flowers!!!

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  7. suzannecarillo says:

    How pretty. I love how you’ve styled it too.

    What a brilliant price!

    I bought one pair of shoes from Ebay. I’m thinking of listing some items myself now to try to sell on Ebay.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you Suzanne! I value your opinion! I hesitate buying shoes on eBay because I’m not sure how they’ll fit or feel, but teddy bears always come in the perfect size! I’ve also sold some things on eBay and Kijiji. I’m sure you’ll do well selling, you have beautiful things! Please let me know what you’ve got for sale! πŸ˜‰

      Are you going to watch the soccer game tomorrow? I’m not usually a fan, but I am tomorrow! I wearing the T-shirt and German flag on my car, just in case they will

      YAY Germany–my homeland!

      ❀ carmen

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  8. joni says:

    An incredible bargain! I love searching for specifics and having luck on ebay. It’s like a treasure hunt to me. I always try to check there first if I’m wanting to buy Danskos. I also find good deals on 6pm.com.
    Thanks again for sharing your brother’s story. I left a comment on that post for you.

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  9. jm says:

    Dear Carmen, at the end of your post you say you’re not big, I disagree, I think you’re great. The biggest fashion blogger. LOL.
    I love the floral blouse, flower power, is a kind of timeless, elegant garment and, at the same time casual. You show it perfectly, combining with the white skirt, and with the capris (capri queen could not to do another thing). The blouse is wonderful, but I want to highlight the white skirt, is beautiful. Carmen and white are always a wonderful combination. You look like a princess or a nymph in the enchanted forest. I really like jewelry, and this smile that crosses the computer screen. The fifth photo, your profile against the light, is a work of art, I love it. But to me you are the queen of capri, therefore, I must highlight the floral blouse, and capri jeans, my real Carmen. Another lovely post.

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    • carmen says:

      LOL – you’re funny! I am not a BIG SIZE lady. Usually I buy size small, but if I had ordered this blouse in size small it would have been too small. So I am suggesting if anyone wants to buy a blouse, order one size larger. πŸ˜‰

      The sun was setting and the light was lovely. Here in Canada we have spectacular sunsets, with red and pink and purple skies. What are your sunsets like? It must be fantastic on the Mediterranean!!

      Thank you for the lovely comments, I always appreciate your thoughts.

      Have a wonderful weekend my dear!

      ❀ carmen

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  10. Hey! Love you’re blog! Can’t believe I didn’t find it sooner:) I followed you, mind following back? Thanks! Stay perfπŸ’ xoxo, Nessa πŸ™‚

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