Birds of a Feather

My BFF is Maggie! We are birds of a feather, whether dancing together or enjoying tea parties with our grandchildren. We love fashion and we love thrift shops. She is more than a beautiful and talented lady; she has a heart of gold! She inspires me! It’s no wonder I imitate her!

I LOVE LEGGINGS and practically live in them at home and wear them in my dance classes. When I saw Maggie wearing these leggings with this fascinating feather design, I wanted a pair too! The colours are so vibrant!

Maggie is wearing hers with a black cold shoulder top, high low style.

I have not been able to find the same ones but while shopping near Toronto one day, I spotted a similar pair in a pop-up shop full of leggings. The problem was that they were on a manikin high up on a shelf, unreachable without a ladder. They had piles and piles of leggings with dozens and dozens of designs, so many fabulous looks!

But these were the only pair left with feathers. I was persistent, perhaps annoying, but determined to get them.

After politely asking if I could buy them, the saleslady told me she didn’t know where the ladder was. I think she thought (and hoped) I would go away. I went away and came back, and kept returning asking if she found the ladder.

Being as sweet as I am, and to my delight, she found the ladder. She climbed up and I helped her as she handed me this fairly heavy manikin. I thanked her profusely like I’d won a prize! I know she appreciated my gratitude and now has a funny story to tell about the lady who wanted these feathered leggings.

To imitate someone is to pay the person a genuine compliment.

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery”

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8 Responses to Birds of a Feather

  1. Wow! This blog was amazing ❤

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  2. HI Carmen!
    I can see why you love the leggings, they are so colorful and look wonderful on both of you! So fun that you both enjoy leggings, dancing and being with your grandkids. Love the cap too!
    Have a great day!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  3. josep-maria says:

    I love your pants and also the detail of the cap, it is a perfect outfit. Beautiful boots and everything in pure harmony, just how you are.

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  4. Maggie Li says:

    OMG what a amazing blog ,love you little story of your shopping experiences for your leggings , I like your 3/4 length black top, go perfectly with any leggings . Leggings are so comfortable , but never make the mistake of wearing them with a short top . Thanks for all your nice compliments .

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  5. utesmile says:

    Why should you not ask and buy them if they are on display. Good you were charmingly persistent. They look lovely , also Maggie’s perfect with black tops. In Winter, unless they are knitted, they are too cold for me. Definitely most comfortable to wear. I got a very very similar long necklace with the same leaf like you are wearing, which is fits wonderfully specially now in Autumn. There are some beautiful red leaves on your floor. 🙂 Happy Autumn ♥

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  6. Child Of God says:

    very nice pics, thanks

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  7. cindy knoke says:

    You both look stylish and lovely!

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