Granny Space Martians

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Just noticed the cross; makes it a bit sinister- reminds me of film noir (teehee)





  "Great balls of fire. Don't bother me anymore, and don't call me sugar. "As cliché as the quote is, I couldn't resist but starting with a quote from an era of inspiration for these photos and outfit; the late 1930's and 40's. (However, I'm always mixing decades, so you can probably see a bit of 70's and 80's collaborated...) So when visiting your Grandma's, it seems like the perfect inspiration and location for photos. What's not to love about granny chic? The little visit has made me yearn to play on Granny futurism; pleated plastic skirts, metallic florals and tartan, and fur Loafers (maybe a later post). Anyhow, before I completely ramble on and space off into my little dreamworld of 

"Granny Space Martians"
I'll continue with the outfit description.

Now *in one of those soft Granny voices*, you can see the satin, almost kimono top is a bit out of place. Though when I think of Geishas, I always think clean cut outfits; totally complimenting the chicness of the 40's. Then the Flared trousers are a bit 1920's reminiscent, but with the shapes constructed in the whole outfit it creates the 40's vibe (I hope). Then it was time for some sparkle and dazzle. I could never wear an outfit with out a bit of vibrancy in colour. So out came the metallic polo neck shirt! Finally I then added a green necklace to match my green wedges, a camel satchel to match the trousers (and also I even carried the tonal vibe with a camel coat when outside- I was shocked at my willingness to keep to one colour scheme; it's unheard of for me).

Fashion can seem all a bit of a dressing up game to me. Well, it's a bit more than that. 


Opening Quote from Gone with the Wind. 

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46 Special Thoughts

  1. love the trousers...you look fab in it...and love the geisha touch...the best part..has to be the add of that belt...which wades perfectly with the outfit...
    granny space martians sounds like a great theme for the new year..:D
    bisous...!!!

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  2. gorgeous photos. i'm loving your trousers. you pull them off soooo well.

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  3. thank-you for the comment that's so nice of you!
    no blue is just as amazing
    you look awesome and so does your room..
    new post up! xxx

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  4. GRANNY SPACE MARTIANS?! So awesome :')
    Love the whole look, especially those trousers, and the pretty pictures. I think we should buy a little bad-taste granny bungalow and live there together hahaha! panda xo

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  5. Love this outfit!!!!! One of my faves!!!!!
    Love your "granny futurism" style!!! Will definitely be trying that soon!!!

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  6. great pictures!

    ~ x♥x♥ :)
    caelidiaries

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  7. wow!!! stunning! love these photos!



    xoxo from rome
    K.
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  8. i love that kimono top! your pictures are really something, a bit haunting :)

    xx
    heyrocketgirl

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  9. Amazing!!!!
    Love both outfit and pics!
    xoxo
    S

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  10. I like the studded belt with this pants! they're a perfect contrast! and u look so well! :)

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  11. you look beautiful darling!:) xx

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  12. Beautiful pics! I feel I see a movie...!

    I cannot completely understand what you mean because of my not good English skill. :(
    But, I am impressed with your beautiful pics, every time.

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  13. You do a great job I always love your outfits

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  14. I take granny chic as my main inspiration - often using clothes that belonged to various family members. I love the title too - it instantly intrigued me! Love the cut of the trousers. They look like the sort of thing one could glide around in!

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  15. Wow such beautiful pictures, we love how individual you look.

    Thanks for your comment on our post! We're now following you <3

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    XoX

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  16. You have an amazing style, I love your outfit, so vintage :-) Lovely photos!

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  17. really love your pants & bag
    thanks for visiting my blog
    now following :)
    hope you follow back

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  18. that outfit is so nice. love the trousers
    your blog is great!
    x

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    Hope it's not too much of a burden?
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    Please follow me!

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  21. BEAUTIFUL!!!oh i miss my granny..

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  22. Love the pants and the shirt and the photographs. The editing is great. Wonderful post, thanks for visiting

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  26. Absolutely gorgeous of you! I just discovered your blog off another fashion website!

    I love your style & am now following, follow back? :)

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  27. Love the photos, you look gorgeous!
    And the outfit, as per usual ;) My mother has those trousers! haha! but as soon as she bought them, I was like I shall be pinching them soon!
    Olivia, x
    unionolivia.blogspot.com

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  28. You've got some seriously beautiful posts on your hands there. I'm so glad to have found your blog!
    Thanks for the nice comment, I'm definetly following. Hope you'll do the same back!

    X from the St.Udio

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  29. omg!!!i love your trousers!!great!
    thanx for your comment!
    Xx mara

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  30. your photos are beautiful, so eerie. love the outfit



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  31. You have such an amazing sense of style. Excellent pictures too!

    Have a nice weekend,
    Froso from Style Nirvana.

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  32. Looove the whole outfit!

    Your blog is amazing! Follow! Follow back? <3

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  33. These pictures are so beautiful! You have amazing style!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  34. Hi there,

    Your blog is great! Please come by my fashion blog Pretty Portobello .

    Hope to see you soon.

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  35. As usual, these are such amazing photos. Love the outfit- you are so good at putting together great looks.

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  36. thank-you for the comment my lovely,
    ooh really that's so cool! they are gorgeous! xxxx

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  37. wow, you look stunning
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  38. You look so fierce and pretty and awesome. I really love your outfit. That bag is very nice :)

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  39. you look gorgeous!!!

    great post!!!

    xx Marina

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  40. those wide-legged trousers are AWESOME! love love love!

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