Certain people (you know who you are Curtise and Melanie) have been discussing clothing the "coulor of mould, decay, detritus, and fungus." I'm not sure it was meant as an inspiration but I took it that way.
I love the details and shape on this top but I have to admit I feel a little like a I belong in a zombie movie when I wear it. Oh, well, I shall embrace the macabre.
ZOMBIE TURNIP HEAD WANTS TO EAT YOUR BRAINS! (Thanks Melanie)
I fancy that paired with a long black skirt and stiletto heel boots, this outfit makes me look tall and lean.
(Just give me this one.)
Everything thrifted except the beret which was designed and made by me! Pattern available here if you're interested. And linking up with the FABULOUS Style Crone's Hat Attack!
I used to have a more typical reaction to fall, feeling loss as I watched the world around me shut down for winter. And then one year I had the good sense to go and get pregnant in July. By the time fall came and everything was dying around me I was just starting my second trimester and the baby and I were flourishing. But it was also a quiet, introspective time for me. I was was lucky to have a schedule that allowed me to rest a lot and focus on getting set up for the baby. I spent the winter tucked away at home, getting ready. Every day I was aware of the quiet but inexorable growth and change that was happening inside me. I was truly "expecting."
I no longer dread fall and the winter that follows. I know it's a time when things shut down, not to die, but to rest. During the cold dark months the world is quietly nurturing the wonderful things that will spring forth when the time is right.
Linking to Share-in-Style: Autumn