Cross My Heart

by cecylia on October 24, 2012

I rarely wear black, but when I do (See here and here), I’m quite serious about the getup. Have had this 40s frock for the longest time. Wore it to a funeral and my graduation. The irony. But it wasn’t until this little number met its match in the accessories department that I allowed its feature on the blog. Recently I paid Parisian Street Society a visit, and ooh la la, is it not every French accessory addict’s dream-come-true?

我不经常穿黑色,但当我穿的时候(还记得这件,和这件吗?)我挺认真的。拥有这条四十年代的黑裙许多年了,曾穿去过一个葬礼和我的毕业典礼,多滑稽啊。但唯独我找到佩得它的首饰我才肯让它出现在我的博客上。最近我拜访了Parisian Street Society (译:巴黎街头协会),如果你爱古色的,独一无二的欧洲首饰,这个店就是你的梦想成真。

Vintage 70s Christian Dior Pink & Jade Cabochon Cross Brooch

Vintage Christian Lacroix Cross Pendant featuring Flower & Butterfly

Vintage Dress, earrings  & Bag / Christian Lacroix Choker, Christian Dior Brooch from Parisian Street Society / Tom Gunn heels

Naturally I had to pose this cross-laden ensemble in front of a church, and none other than the majestic St Paul’s Cathedral.  To many Melbournians, St Paul’s is an iconic house of prayer and sanctuary, and an architectural semi-gothic marvel.  For me, it is also my old stomping ground where my friends and I performed 3-part Cantatas during our youth.

What do you think of the return of the ‘Cross’ trend?

既然我穿的是十字架首饰,当然我得站在一所教堂面前。这是墨尔本最有名的大教堂, 市中心的主要景点,也是我小时候和朋友常表演三步颂歌的场所。 


Kate October 24, 2012 at 9:12 pm
Mica October 24, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Beautiful dress! I really like the accessories with it – the pink shoes stand out brilliantly :)

cecylia October 24, 2012 at 10:03 pm

thank you Mica! Lol I couldn’t add black heels to a black dress :)

Imogen October 24, 2012 at 9:56 pm

THis is such a classy dress and the coloured shoes look great with it. I love the bag, it is totally amazing.

cecylia October 24, 2012 at 10:02 pm

thanks Imogen, that bag has been with me for over a decade, it’s fast becoming an ‘heirloom’ piece :D

J. October 25, 2012 at 5:16 am

wow! I´m amazed – you look absolutely stunning! This is so classy! And I love the accessories you have :)

cecylia October 25, 2012 at 11:50 am

Thank you darl, I’m amazed too- by the fabulous jewels from Parisian Street Society- these ladies have been collecting for decades! xx

LotusBlossomDesign October 25, 2012 at 1:16 pm

stunning dress! love the Cross Pendant xo thanks for stopping by we now follow you

cecylia October 25, 2012 at 1:44 pm

wonderful thank you so much! xx

Maya October 25, 2012 at 2:37 pm

Love this outfit – you are looking fierce! Love your blog – and this look :)

cecylia October 25, 2012 at 4:50 pm

thank you Maya, wow I’ve never been called ‘fierce’ before!

Stephanie October 26, 2012 at 5:11 am

Thanks for commenting Cecylia! Your blog is lovely,. as well as your style,so chic and elegant! :)


cecylia October 28, 2012 at 10:12 am

thank you so much Stephanie- you’ve completely made my day :)

Aggie November 23, 2012 at 5:36 pm

Such a beautiful look!!

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