December 15, 2016

Winter Berry

Well, this dress is more aubergine than berry in hue I suppose, but the title popped into my head.

I had originally planned to have this dress finished much earlier in fall, but time slipped away from me and I ended up only finishing it recently. The 3/4 length sleeves make it perfectly acceptable in winter too though, especially with a new-to-me vintage faux fur wrap/cape! I have a few faux fur shawls that are all rectangular in shape and I had been wanting to try a vintage more cape-esk style for a while. This one has funny little shoulder pleats that felt rather Blade Runner to me so I snapped it up! (I realize now that you can only see this detail in the photo below). Sticking with the purple and brown color scheme I also pinned on my other fall themed Luxulite brooch, the second of the two I picked up this fall. I added more brown accessories with brown gloves, leather belt, handbag, and my two tone Royal Vintage spectators!

I have to admit I am quite exhausted these days with working so many hours for the holiday rush! I am very much looking forward to Christmas and the week away from work between the 25th and the new year. I have so much to catch up on! I hope you all are well and having a much more relaxed season than I am <3

Dress: Made by me
Shoes: Royal Vintage Shoes
Faux Fur Wrap: Vintage
Tights: What Katie Did
Brooch: Luxulite
Brooch on Fur, Gloves, & Handbag: Vintage


  1. What a gorgeous colour. And perfect with the brown accessories. Once again you put colours together that I would never have thought of. Great inspiration! K x

    1. Thank you! I just had to get this fabric when I saw this shade came in, I love deep purples!

  2. That first photograph is so gorgeous, just beautiful x

  3. Just loving those rich jewel tones! They are my favourite colours for winter and you've done them so beautifully in this ensemble!

    bonita of Lavender & Twill

  4. Your dress is a glorious colour and looks wonderful paired with the wrap. So glamorous! I love the colours against the pine needle colour too.

    1. Thank you Kate-Em! I love these pastel colored pines so much <3

  5. Lovely color, the dress suites you very nicely.


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