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January 14, 2009

A CRAZY VINTAGE BOLERO//so gaudy, i love it


Hanging out with my new girlfriends, the Mannequins!!



This Scott McClintock bolero is so gaudy and over-the-top in real life....it casts little disco ball reflections everywhere I go. It was an ebay purchase and I got it a long time ago but never wore it! 
I'm kind of in love with it right now....I wore this to the orthodontist though and my dentist looked a little amazed. Oh well.

Worn with various costume jewelry, F21 lace shirt, Rolling Hills skirt from Anthropolgie, a vintage belt with interlocking mice, and Prada spat heels.

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Photo of Claudia

I NEED those shoes!

Photo of Prêt-à-Porter P

glam little bolero. black velvet is nice...

Photo of Amee

Outfit is perfection. I adore your hair in that little bun too!

Photo of The Doctor

You have an amazing eye of pairing up different textures.

Photo of Jillian

I think this is my favorite outfit that I've seen you wear. I love the proportions of everything - well done!

Photo of Annie Spandex

This is pure genius. And you wore this to the orthodontist? haha, you rule!

Photo of anna

I Love the bolero!

Photo of ashley

Wow... I think this outfit really is perfect. The shoes pull the whole thing together. <3 it.

Photo of Brigadeiro

Gorgeous outfit! You're really workin' it ;)
xx

Photo of M

i love this outfit!! the mice belt is soo perfect! and the shoes are great!

Photo of Keren Alshanetsky

What impeccable style you've got!
The shoes really are wonderful, though I can say the same for the lace shirt, jewelery, and bolero.

Photo of Wax

you look gorgeous, as usual! ;)

the mannequins seem spooky though, LOL.

Photo of Camille

This is beautiful and classy. I love the glamour of the look, paired with a messy bun.

Photo of milly

wonderful as always...love the shoes!

Photo of Hui

I could never pull of an ensemble like that. In fact, I would never have known how to wear such an embellished bolero. But you've done a great job! It looks great.

I love a lot of your skirts actually. They flare super nicely and the colours work very well. The spat heels are fab too.

Lovely!

Photo of Kate

I love the wide shoulders and the belted waist. Gorgeous.

Photo of cassie

really love the room you took pics in =)

Photo of Ashe Mischief

Oh gosh! I think I have a nearly identical bolero, which I believe was made by Jessica McClintock (it came with a velvet dress and was from the 80s, but the dress didn't fit).

Photo of The Fashion Pinko

That bolero is ridiculous, in an awesome way. I'm way jealous.

Photo of Jayde

Heya Jane, i like the skirt..is it silk? anyways i don't know if it's just my browser..but i think there's something wrong with your StyleBible.ph link..have a good day girl!:)

Photo of Liana

Jane--

I have been reading your blog for quite some time and this is, by far, my favorite outfit you've ever worn. The use of the skirt with the bolero is perfection; the skirt compliments the gold on the bolero so very nicely. The shoes are amazing. I would love some of my own. The hair truly finishes off the look.

I have loved reading your blog. Keep up the great style.

Photo of alixrose

I love the whole outfit.. but those shoes are to die for!

Photo of Amy

I absolutely love your prada heels

Photo of Amplified

The look suits you Jane..And the Prada??

Ahh..i want!

Love from Singapore
;)

Photo of ...love Maegan

love the bolero ...love the shoes.

Photo of Saree Elias

YOU GO GIRLLLLL! KEEP THIS UP. CAUSE I LOVE IT JANE!

http://redlipshotstuff.blogspot.com

Photo of Saree Elias

OH YEAH. YOU WHERE BORN TO LOOK LIKE A MANNEQUIN MY DEAR...

Photo of a pretty pill

the belt is simply amazing. the heels are too shabby either;)

Photo of eugenia

Love the hair. Check out my latest post. I think the shoes are a more conceptual take on what you already have, and would look great w/ some Korean and Jap pieces in your closet.

As always plenty of love to you and your lovely tastes!

eugenia

http://eugeniasemjonova.blogspot.com/

Photo of Brittni

Oh my gosh, I love these pictures, put it in a magazine and call it an editorial honey...this outfit is genius!

Photo of Noelle Chantal

you always look like a piece of ART. amazing pieces together!

Photo of addison

loveee the jacket and the skirt they are gorgeous together!


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Photo of christineL

WHOA. ookay, not being a total creeper or anything, but were you at schroeder orthodontics today in southlake around 4:20ish?I had an appt. and I thought I saw you.. i'm pretty positive that was you because I remember you anthropologie skirt and yeah I only caught glimpse of the bolero, but the intricate detailing looked phenomenal.

Photo of christineL

oh, and I don't remember all of the bangles, and that specific lace top?

Photo of flutter

You are seriously adorable. Your style is incredibly impressive

Photo of The Minx

ahh, I love how you wore this to the orthodontist! I think if I ever did anything so daring, my poor dentist would faint (he doesn't have much imagination). Bravo :)

Photo of THE SHOE GIRL

Your skin is so perfect that i thought the second to last pic was your mannequin!!

;)

Photo of Faith Christiansen Smeets

You should wear this to every appointment with anyone in the medical profession from now on.

Photo of Connie

I saw a bolero almost similar to that at Buffalo Exchange. I was so tempted to buy it, but my boyfriend reminded me that every time I buy something over-the-top, it always ends up at the bottom of my closet.

Photo of James

You're the best-looking classiest girl I have ever laid eyes upon
truly astounding, inspirational

Photo of CC

u look adorable!!!!

CC

Photo of Jasmina

Great outfit, gorgeous shoes!

Photo of Lucile

That bolero is actualy lovely ! And the shoes are so margiela-ish ! x

Photo of Isobel

Congratulations on being one of the very few women who could pull off outrageous(ly awesome), straight-off-the-catwalk outfits in real life.

Photo of naboonies

Wow you look like a mannequin yourself! (Don't get this wrong, it's a compliment because I love your flawless porcelain skin!

The bolero looks adorable, and the skirt is delish looking HAHA!

Photo of vintage Tea

lol. poor guy. You look amazing as always
x

Photo of Trendkat

OMG!!! That blazer is FIERCE! And I just Love that belt! Amazing style, girl. Amazing!

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