Sunday, April 3, 2011

Berry lovely

I love these berry-coloured Dahlias. When I worked in the florist I used to greedily hope no one would buy them, so I could take them home with me at the end of the week. I love the way the different shades of reddish-purple seems to buzz.Yesterday I put together an outfit inspired by my flowers - clashing berry tones - for a wander through the markets and coffee with some old friends.

In other (very exciting!) news - last week I became an auntie!! My sister gave birth to a perfect baby boy. He was a couple of weeks early, so I have been racing to get a little knitting project finished and sent off to him. I can't wait to meet him when I head to SF later in the year!

 Outfit Details:
dress - brooklyn flea
cardi - SES
tights - ?
belt - made by me
shoes - Aris Allen


  1. Berry lovely indeed! I love the color of your dress and how it matched the flowers so perfectly. Congratulations on becoming an Auntie! xoxo

  2. Congratulations on being an auntie of a perfect baby boy!!!
    Your pretty dress matches the shade of the flowers in a perfect background.
    loving the present of each and every one of your photos.
    Have a grand Sunday , my dear rebeccak.

  3. I love the mix of colours! Lush :) You look gorgeousand those peep toes are so sweet

  4. i love that purple dress, it is so bright and cheery!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  5. OH! This is so pretty. I love Dahlias. They used to be one of my mom's favorites to put in the garden, so they make me think of my parents' house. It's so awesome that you have so many clothing items that match.

    All these springy-type posts are making me so so happy.

    <3 Lea

  6. Yay for being an auntie!! You'll have a lot of fun being an aunt:)

    And your outfit is super berry-licious! I love the bright tones of your outfit!

  7. Beautiful colors! Man, I'm so ready for spring and flowers and beautiful shades and everything. And those shoes look ridiculously comfy.

    Congratulations on the new addition to the family! How exciting. Thanks for the blog love, too! :) Hope to see you back soon.

  8. Congrats on becoming an Auntie, my most favorite role. Love your outfit and the beautiful dahlias that inspired you. And I just love your shoes, thank you for the link. If I didn't already meet my shoe quota for like 3 more years I'd buy em' right now.

  9. I love all the colours in your outfit - you look lovely...Auntie. I'm a mum but I'd love to be an Auntie as well ^U^

  10. The colors! Oh the colors! I am in love :) And congrats on your new auntie status! You must be so proud!


  11. Oh man! The colors are so vibrant (and are making me want to eat some berries)! You mixed the colors so well and it looks great on you.

    Congratulations on being promoted to auntie. I have many years until that's a possibility in my life, but it sounds like it'd be exciting!

    Psst--I'm over at Just Take a Bow.

  12. Perfect colours, and I love the red shoes with the purple colours. Also, congratulations on becoming an aunt!

  13. How gorgeous; your outfit and those dahlias go together marvelously!! Congratulations on your new Aunt-hood too!

  14. How lush and lovely! Dahlias are unrivaled in their beauty and one of the best flowers, in my opinion. Congratulations on the birth of your nephew!


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