Never Tire of Doing What is Good

by cecylia on November 5, 2012

Has anyone told you that I’m a huge vintage nut? If not, this outfit will speak for itself. The candy-stripe jacket and French-speaking-Tee that would make Alber Elbaz proud have been in my life for nearly 2 decades. (Yeah I started collecting vintage when I was 2). I was doing just the thing the lady in the sequinned scene was doing last week: shopping for head-wear. I’ve realised that short-hair and fascinators are like Montagues and Capulets. They don’t mix. When I wore the beautiful Paula Walden headpiece to Caulfield Guineas Day I couldn’t move my head. A difficult feat for someone who enjoys nodding. So tomorrow for the Melbourne Cup, I’ve made my own headgear. Have a squiz here.


Vintage jacket, bag, shades, brooch & Tee /Anne Klein belt  / Diesel jeans / Sportsgirl shoes

This ensemble is brought to you by summer’s neon, colour-blocking and candy-stripe trends. Oh and some vitamin D overdose. How are you spending the Melbourne Cup Long Weekend?



Delia Timms November 5, 2012 at 1:20 pm

LOVE that jacket! Clever you for collecting vintage pieces all these years!! AND keeping them! I think you looked gorgeous in your Caulfield fascinator, too bad you couldn’t nod your head!!! The price we pay for fashion!!! :)
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cecylia November 5, 2012 at 3:45 pm

Thanks Delia! You’re so sweet, thank you for your lovely words about my Guineas Day outfit! lol I had a lot of trouble airkissing people too :D

Mica November 5, 2012 at 9:35 pm

Lucky Melbournians with the long weekend! :)

Love your stripe jacket – it’s beautiful, so colourful for spring and perfect with jeans :)

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:56 am

Yes we are super blessed Mica!

Kate November 6, 2012 at 2:20 am
Raindrops of Sapphire November 6, 2012 at 3:32 am

Wow, I love your jacket! I really like your blog! It would be nice if you could stop by my blog sometime too (I’m from England) as I post my outfits, likes and more :) :)

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:51 am

thanks darling heart, hope the weather’s lovely in England! I just met Mischa Barton!

Raindrops of Sapphire November 7, 2012 at 7:53 am

Oh that’s really cool! Where did you meet her?

Beauty Follower November 6, 2012 at 3:50 am

Love the vibrant colours of your jacket!

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:50 am

thank you darling yes they are pretty amazing~

Berty Morales November 6, 2012 at 6:54 am

Super cute Cess and since I have been a good girl this year…NOT…Do you think Santa can bring me your jacket? LOL. It is super cute and I love it!

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:11 am

lol where are you based again in the US? xx

Berty Morales November 7, 2012 at 8:18 am

Hahaha! I am in Dallas, TX! I always love to make you laugh!

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 11:11 am

ahh would love to visit you one day! xx

Berty Morales November 7, 2012 at 11:49 am

Ces, you are more than welcome to come here anytime! The feeling is mutual! I do wish I can come see you in Australia! Just know that you have a house here ;) xoxo

Carmen November 6, 2012 at 7:25 am

Lovely jacket, it looks really unique :)

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:11 am

thanks Carmen it is- vintage from the 60s :D

analisa November 6, 2012 at 3:00 pm

I love your jacket! The colors are so cute :)

Joyce November 6, 2012 at 5:47 pm

Woah your jacket is so cool, love the colors!

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:07 am

Thanks Joyce0 indeed the boxy shape and the bright colours ticked all the right boxes for me :)

różowa szminka November 7, 2012 at 4:41 am

great blazer

cecylia November 7, 2012 at 7:06 am

thanks hun- the colours are awesome arent’ they?

cecylia November 9, 2012 at 4:53 pm

you are too sweet, I’d love to visit the US one day- God is the best planner. Plus He’s always full of surprises! :)

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