Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The Frivolous Things In Life

This morning I was in an easy, breezy mood.  So I went with it.  
I've always wanted to own a hat just like this but I always thought having one would be a complete waste of money.  And you know what?  It is.

But who cares!
 Oh what a bore my Tiny Closet would be if I never exercised frivolity!  
Sure, a closet filled with clothing and shoes that went with everything and could be worn all year round would be convenient and economical and blah blah blah...

But I would be lacking that special, tingly naughty feeling you get when you know you bought something that completely stands out and makes no sense to have.   So I believe that to have a complete closet, one needs a few outlandish, indulgent, absolutely splendid items ...that don't go with anything!
My earrings, by the way are from H&M.  You can see them up close and personal in an earlier post, here.
 sandals: Dolce Vita / top: AllSaints / earrings: H&M
Can you imagine this thing bobbing through the streets in Seattle?  Ha!  Me neither and I'm okay with that.  The next time I wear this will be when I'm back in paradise.  That's what makes it so special.

Like my new hat?  Leave me a comment!

9 comments:

  1. I've never seen you look better. I know Theo is love it! -Elen

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  2. I am in love with that hat on you! So wonderfully uncharacteristic!!!

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  3. In south africa we call those summer/straw hats and you spot them frequently on the streets in summer. very beautiful and stylish...

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  4. i like your hat and if theo took those photos- he's awesome, you both are :) -karlie

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  5. wow!!! you look fabulous! so wonderful photos:)
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  6. I love your hat and your hair. Having just done the "Big Chop" myself I plan to adorn plenty of hats this summer for sure. Your look is great inspiration to just be free to wear things any way you like. Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you, Free Spirit! And congrats on the Big Chop. This is my 2nd time doing it - it's quite an amazing experience and my natural style actually inspires my wardrobe. Though I like just washing and going, you'll find that you can do soooo much more than that so good luck and thank you for visiting!

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  7. love it! what is fashion if not fun - and you do have something that it goes with... this outfit for one!x

    thanks for your sweet comment on ThankFifi.x

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  8. I am sorry. Perhaps I missed it but where did you get your hat?

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