Monday, June 23, 2008

Tales of a shoe hoarder... Episode Four

Grrr baby! These are modern 40's inspired peep toes from Burlington Coat Factory. I think Charlotte Russe carried them as well, but it was a few years ago!
Leopard pumps, modern 40's inspired
Modern leapard pumps
I wore this vintage 60's tomato red knit out fit with them, with full accessories including a leapard brooch and headband.
60's wool knit skirt and top, buttons up the back.  A bit big on me~
60's wool top, cheetah brooch, vintage disk earrings, mod cheetah headband
The look would not be complete without my Grandma's vintage leopard coat and barrett!
I tried to get my hair to do a Jackie O flip, but it didn't cooperate.
My Grandmother's coat and barrett, too big but I really don't want to alter it
My Grandmother's coat and barrett, too big but I really don't want to alter it
My Grandmother's coat and barrett, too big~ I'm cinching it behind my back


~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

You look fabulous, and how special that you have the coat from your grandma! :)

PAT said...

You are so cute Nikki! Love the photos!

Lori and Greg are talking about opening the cafe tomorrow. Greg said he has to talk to the chef about it, that was last Thursday. Chef is just out of culinary school, very young, but seems to be doing well. He also works at Innsbrook. The cafe will be open from 11 to 2, most days. I think there is one day, they won't be open. It will be closed Sat and Sun, I believe. The shop is open to 4. It's a fun place to visit. I've bought a couple things from there, naturally. We are so hoping this venture takes hold. All About Home opened last August. Troy absolutely needs this!! There is another home/gift type store on Main Street, plus Hechler's Hardware is always a treat to visit. Their fireplace store is another great place. Add the furniture store to the mix and a few other shops and Troy Main Street is developing some great little diversions.


La Tea Dah said...

Totally adorable! I love animal print attire. You look both cute and glamorous! How awesome that you can appear in both genre perfectly!


Jamie {See Jamie blog} said...

Love it! The whole outfit! Although my back doesn't like for me to wear heels that high anymore. :-(

Clare said...

You look just stunning! I just love how well everything matches and goes together... wonderful outfit!

Jaede said...

What's new pussy cat............. Very glamorous xxx

That Crazy Ajumma said...

I came across your blog thru Gracious Hospitality and I just LOVE it!
Your leopard shoes are great but the coat is to die for!!
I love leopard print!!
BTW,your victory rolls look fabulous.I wish I could roll my hair like that.I cant seem to get it right....ever:(

Connie said...

Nikki, you look absolutely adorable. I have always loved leopard. Your grandmother's coat/hat is just stunning on you. Your shoes are TDF. You always look great in all your vintage clothes.

I love the new color of your house and the porch. Can't wait to see the shutters and their new color.

Heather said...

You are so beautiful you look like a porcelin doll! Great shoes! I can not wait to wear heels again!
The peek of the house colors is great! I am waiting patiently...well, kind of......... to see the completed project!
What a great idea for a trellis!!
-Heather :)

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

Now, that is just toooo cute!!!! I love it all! I didn't know you had your grandmother's leopard coat and hat! Perfect for you!


Lettered Cottage said...

Okay...those shoes are AMAZING!
And you look great in the whole ensemble. LOVE IT! :-)

Unknown said...

You are so beautiful! Love those shoes...hehe...well I LOVE shoes all kindsa shoes...have a closet full! I have a few vintage pieces of my moms from the 60's one of these days I am going to wear them!

Have a blessed day!

. said...

The shoes are to die for!!! Kudos to you for being able to wear that heel. Love the coat, too and the skirt & top, and the beret!

Were we separated at birth or something???

We have the same taste, both hairdressers, both redheads! Tres' fab!

I soo want to put a leopard print carpet runner on my staircase, I think it would be awesome with my retro decor.


Rebecca Ramsey said...

You look amazing!
I LOVE those shoes but I can't walk in heels that high.
You are quite the star!

Rue said...

I officially have a love hate relationship with you.... coat and shoe envy BIG TIME! LOL Just kidding, I could never hate you ;)

You my friend are a living doll!


alittlebitofscrap said...

Oh Wow! that is an adorable outfit and you are so pretty in it. Love, love the shoes!! Looking for your wedding post :)

Nikki via The Scarlett Rose Garden said...

Thank you so much everyone, you're too sweet!
For those looking for the wedding post, I just created a new post about it. Enjoy!

Life on the Edge said...

Love love love the shoes and the vintage clothes! That leopard print coat and hat are the bomb! And don't you look totally gorgeous in them! I think you were truly born for another time.

Also love the plates on the wall in your kitchen!


Anonymous said...

Love it!! You look beautiful!!

cconz said...


Bridget said...

I surfed over here from Kady's blog and I hope you don't mind my saying that you are DROP DEAD GORGEOUS! Your red hair and blue eyes are just stunning. Your outfit is really cute too.

Justine said...

Hi there! My friend Bridget just told me I had to pop by and check out your blog. I haven't read anything yet except to look at the pictures of you all dolled up in red and leopard. Just wanted to say, ROAR, you look hot, woman!

Justine :o )

Krissie said...

I love your outfit it's gorgeous!!! You look gorgeous in it too!!!

I also want to say I love your blog, Heather from Hopscotch and Hydranegeas told me about it.

Krissie :)

My Beautiful Mess! said...

You look beautiful!! I love vintage clothes too. You have some wonderful things.

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