Clockwork crochet

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Dress – no-label vintage from Blackout II in London; Shoes – Alberta Ferretti; Sunglasses – Dior; Bag – Louis Vuitton.

Having spent most of our time downtown on this trip, we decided to spend our last day in Miami near Ocean Drive exploring and people-watching. As much as I love museums and galleries, I often think you can tell more about the current culture of a place, particularly a city, by browsing the streets and watching people wander by. Sitting back and observing is particularly rewarding in Miami beach, as there is never a dull moment. Everything is showy and everyone seems upbeat. I thought this would be the perfect place to wear this not-exactly understated dress (no label) that I found in a vintage store in Covent Garden, London. I’ve always loved short dresses with long sleeves (I wish I’d been around in the 60s!) and I had to buy this ridiculously cute crochet example when I saw it. I didn’t want to make the whole thing too theme-y with flats, so I matched the dress with some snake-skin heels by Alberta Ferretti. n.b. My mum informs me that in Italy they call open-backed shoes Sabot shoes but in English and French apparently this means clog?! What would you call this style of shoe?

Clockwork crochet

19 thoughts on “Clockwork crochet

  1. Gabrielle says:

    Utterly fantastic images; the orange crochet dress looks so gorgeous in the heat and against your bronzed skin! Quite honestly, your blog is brilliant πŸ™‚

    Ps. I’ve followed you over on Twitter and hope we can connect over there.

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice



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