Knowing my love for Out of Africa you can see why I fell in-love with these recent pics from Vogue… I love the colors and the textures.. The tent in the first picture and the ruffles and hat in the last are my favorites…
Also I have a secret love for High Fashion that is totally frivolous and completely useless in my current life, but I can’t help losing myself in Vogue or Harper’s Bazaar every now and again. A leftover habit from my childhood dream to be a fashion designer I guess.
It’s odd, because I am not a name brand person, I don’t like clothing that blares the makers name or logo all over it. I tend to be more “all or nothing” about my clothes. I think it should either come from Target or Goodwill or it should be a One-of-a-Kind item or Couture. Of course I don’t know that I could ever spend $30K on a dress. I can’t even bring my self to spend $50 on this one. So I guess couture is out of the question. But maybe I’ll be able to splurge for one of Tif’s creations one of these days…
But regardless of my fashion habits, I find that even fashion photo shoots like this can serve as inspiration for design. You just never know what is going to get those creative sparks flying…
And I could just see you wearing one of those slip dresses! I could never pull it off…. but you young girls sure could. I also love her bags.
I love, love that skirt with the ruffles. OMG!!!>Thanks for showing us those great pictures.>Rosemary
oh, I totally know what you mean. maybe it’s the little girl in all of us that still wants to be a princess? I don’t know, but I do know that I always fall for clothes like that – terribly impractical but oh soooo beautiful…>>to me, too, there’s the pull of clothes as costume – if I wear those clothes, I will be that person, that character, if only for awhile.
ooooh…. I love the spiegel dress (maybe it’ll go on sale in the fall & I can hook it up with a cardigan for work!)
Jen @ The Cottage Nest says
Lovely eye candy! I haven’t seen Out of Africa since I was in High School and now it’s going on my library list. Thanks for the idea!
Beautiful photos!! I love the Speigel dress!>>I’ve recently shopped for just the right reahearsal dinner dress and mother of the bride dress. Guess what! I found just the right MOB dess, hanging in my closet. A wonderfully simple, ankle length black dress, I’ve had for years…all I had to do was add a new jacket and I was ready. And the rehearsal dinner dress, marked way down at Coldwater Creek! Both perfectly classic, Pat style dresses! I’m prepared for November 16/17, without breaking the bank!>>I love Ralph Lauren ads. Whether in print or Television…they are absolutely gorgeous!>>Pat>Back Porch Musings
I love “Out of Africa” style too! Thanks for sharing and bringing it to memory because it inspired a decorating breakthrough I’ve been needing! The only thing is, I think the models need to eat something! Jessica T.
I want you to buy the Speigel dress! It is beautiful, just like you, and you are SO worth many, many, many $50 dresses.
Rabbit Hill Creations says
These pictures are awesome!…makes me want to pull out my own video of “out of Africa” and watch it again…its been so long!
Oh, that is beautiful. I love your blog too. It’s my first time visiting. I’m goint to add you to my blogroll.