Night at the museum

I told you I wasn’t done with the museums quite yet – we have a fashion exhibition currently rolling through San Francisco at the Legion of Honor and I HAD to see it! I love seeing these fashion and style exhibitions whenever I can, they are truly inspiring to understand how different generations have dressed (then to see it come full circle in contemporary fashions!). I kept my own fashions simple but fun.

Besides the special show, the Legion of Honor itself has some amazing classic art

Item From Made in… BUY
Orla Kiely dress Uniqlo China in other print here and here
DKNY tights Nordstrom Rack - HERE
Loeffler Randall flats, older style Shopbop.com  Brazil similar version HERE no ankle strap
vintage Bill Blass watch Ebay.com -  -
Revlon Infallible lipstick Walgreens.com -  Charismatic Coral HERE
Madewell purse Shopbop.com China  this season’s version HERE

Legion of Honor San Francisco

Legion of Honor San Francisco

Legion of Honor San Francisco

Thrift Eye, what to wear to a museum, style blogger

Legion of Honor San Francisco

Legion of Honor San Francisco

Thrift Eye, what to wear to a museum, style blogger

Some of you may recognize the Charles James dress that was part of the MET exhibit last year. What a dress!

High Style at the Legion of Honor San Francisco

High Style at the Legion of Honor San Francisco

High Style at the Legion of Honor San Francisco

High Style at the Legion of Honor San Francisco

High Style at the Legion of Honor San Francisco

Thrift Eye, what to wear to a museum, style blogger

Clicking on the museum images should take you to my Flickr account, which has even more photos!

Candy stripes

I’ll gush some more about how I love it when the things my mom makes me turn out so well. It’s not my first time wearing this dress (as seen here previously). But for a dress that has a more Southern California vibe, I’m trying to figure how to incorporate it into my Northern California lifestyle. This time it was with some casual shoes for a weekend bit of fun while the sun was still out (sorry those of you in snow). But I really want to try wearing this dress as a skirt next, so I can wear it to work! As someone who draws a distinct line between my work and fun wardrobe, this will be hard to do. (am I the only one who does this?)

Item From Made in… BUY
homemade dress Mom :) California -
Superga sneakers Shopbop.com Vietnam HERE
Bill Blass watch Flea Market Japan  similar

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Bad hair day

I’m hesitant to post these photos, because not all days can be good hair days. But I felt like this one was a particular bad hair day – that’s why hats were made. These photos are a tiny bit old, in subsequent weeks I went to get my hair “fixed” at the salon, where they managed to mess it up even more. So you’ll see me wearing my hair pulled & tied back quite a bit here, I barely was able to do something about my hair situation yesterday! Perhaps that’s why this outfit consisted of mixing dots and stripes – to pull your attention away from what was going on up top. It feels a little costumey – but I’m trying to figure out how to wear my no sleeve dresses during inclement weather, so that I don’t feel like I’m wearing the same outfits over and over.

Item From Made in… BUY
Uniqlo top Uniqlo China  HERE
Betsey Johnson dress Buffalo Exchange USA Maxi verion or  long sleeve version
Vintage hat Flea Market USA  -
DKNY opaque tights Nordstrom.com - HERE
Sam Edelman boots Shopbop.com China HERE
vintage Bill Blass watch Flea market Japan Similar or similar

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I will continue trying to link my items to eBay finds whenever possible! I remix a lot of new and old things, and try to link to the most similar type of thing possible that is within the same brand, so as to not mislead anyone.

Navy blues

When you find out that you’ll be on a boat for a few hours, what do you wear? This is not typically a predicament I find myself in. A luxury really. But one that I had the joy of joining last weekend, and even more lucky we have many boats here that will take you cruising in the gorgeous bay. This atypical January weather has allowed for Spring outfits. My goal has been to wear things I haven’t worn in a long time – what I got was a street guy yelling at me “Hey, you look like the 40′s” all I could do was laugh, he was right!

Item From Made in… BUY
Vintage dress thrifted - -
heart tights old H&M probably China -
Rachel Comey brogues Wasteland Peru -
vintage hat flea market - -
Nars Red Square Nars.com - HERE

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Thrift Eye, boat dress, nautical outfit, personal style, vintage dress

Thrift Eye, boat dress, nautical outfit, personal style, vintage dress