Roses are Gray

Don’t let these photos fool you, it was a cold day in December, just before Christmas, but no snow. I took off my coat and braved the crisp, winter air for this photo shoot before going into Southworks Antique Mall in Cambridge, Ontario.

The skirt is from Le Chateau, a quality Canadian store. However, I was fortunate to find it in a thrift shop for $6. (No wonder I have too so many clothes!)

Le Chateau skirtIt’s a tweedy type of fabric and fully lined. The ruffled hem and black velvet trim detail is so flirty.

gray roses and velvet trim

I wore it with a black cami and black cardi from Esprit for a casual look, and I wear it with a black blazer for a more dressy look.

Black cardi and rose belt

Silver roses jewellery and my favourite black rose belt completes the outfit!

rose jewellery(I’m looking for my photos I took in the antique shop but can’t find them.)

No snow for Christmas but that has all changed! Baby, it’s cold outside!!

housee

 

 Stay warm, stay safe!!

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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18 Responses to Roses are Gray

  1. dan says:

    In winter temperatures can change in a flash! For the time being it hasn’t been too cold here, but you can never know … we are still in January!

    I love the feminine shape of your skirt! Gray and black are very nice together and the belt is delightful!
    Stay warm dear, all that snow is beautiful but … brrrr!

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you Dan! I still love my neutrals.

      The temperatures have been below freezing and my car won’t even start. I’m going to Seattle on Wednesday and will enjoy a more moderate temperature. Glad your winter has not been too bad so far.

      Have a happy week!

      ❤ carmen

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  2. Sweet skirt and sweet deal Carmen! I love Le Chateau as well but I love a second hand bargain even more. 🙂
    Keep shining your beautiful light.

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  3. Dawn Lucy says:

    So pretty, Carmen, and love that rose necklace!
    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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  4. Carmen, you are so gorgeous! Your fashion sense is superb. I enjoy seeing what you are up too, and I learn about Canada too. Win/win!
    Melinda

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you so much Melinda! I love playing dress-ups! The blogosphere is a very interesting place and it’s nice to make friends, even if they’re a million miles away!

      Glad you stopped by!

      ❤ carmen

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  5. Shybiker says:

    What a pretty outfit. The skirt is beautiful.

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  6. Ralph says:

    Brrrr ! I hope you didn’t freeze into a statue Carmen 😉 Lovely outfit again. ❤ xox

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  7. O Danny Boy says:

    Perhaps you were right the first time as in you have too many clothes….ha ha ha.

    Is it only the clothing that is flirty?

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    • carmen says:

      Well, now that I have outgrown a regular closet (because I had too many clothes) and have turned a spare bedroom into a walk-in closet, I don’t have too many clothes anymore.

      Great solution for a sentimental fashionista. 😉

      ❤ carmen

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  8. utesmile says:

    Great bargain with that skirt wow. Again I have to say I love your matching jewellery so much again. You better put a warm coat on though for the snow and boots!
    Lovely pictures!

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you Ute! It takes a lot of sorting through to find the hidden treasures, especially in the right size. Unfortunately, there’s always only one size of any particular item.

      I like matching my jewellery, perhaps a little matchy-matchy but that’s me and the way i like it. Nice we have the same taste in matching jewellery.

      ❤ carmen

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  9. What a find on that skirt! I LOVE it!

    That antiques mall is something else. We often go there in the summer.

    Now that it is so cold outside I never want to leave the house.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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    • carmen says:

      Thank you Suzanne! Let me know next time you’re going to the antiques mall and we can do coffee/tea! Would be fun to meet you!

      I am hibernating at the moment and off to Seattle next week to visit my daughter.

      ❤ carmen

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