the new stripes

I'm making up for the lack of posts the past few weeks cos I feel like I've been slacking more than I'm allowed to so here I am sharing with you darlings, my outfit of the day.

Today's agenda was to hang out with Penguin in the afternoon, and the head to my mom's boutique to do inventory. Before I left home, I was browsing through my usual blogger inspirations and was inspired to don an outfit with a vintage feel. Luckily, this top was sitting on top of my pile of clothes as it was a new purchase so I figured it was about time to use it. 

Surprisingly, the weather was fine today. It wasn't too hot and there wasn't a lack of wind. If only it would stay like that for the rest of the summer then maybe I would be able to do more "look of the day" posts. Not keeping my hopes high though. I did have a very relaxed time today, despite having to work later than usual at my mom's. Promise me, not to get used to it. Relaxing is cool specially with Penguin, but laziness comes after, taking advantage of those moments, and that I can't allow. I know the summer holidays is the time we are officially allowed to be lazy but, I can't for two reasons: I have to earn some money this summer and I have to shed a few pounds for the swimming season. So, I guess I will just enjoy every relaxing moment that I have right now before the real work begins. Speaking of, how about you darlings, do you already have plans for the summer?

 Carla Violet 

 On Me: 
 Top: Friendly 
 Short: Old purchase from a local store 
 Bag: Thrifted 
 Sunnies: Rayban 
 Ring: H&M 


  1. That bag is thrifted???But it is so pretty! It's a very interesting addition to any outfit. You're lucky to have thrifted such a nice item.

    Mars of fashion insouciance

  2. Mr. PenguinJune 19, 2011

    You are just simply awesome as pretty and simple...<3

  3. love your happy stripes! very fresh and easy look! love your glasses! thanks for stopping by!

  4. amazing shirt! and i'm in love with your wedges! ronan x

  5. you are so chic my dear!the print and color is amazing on your shirt.i love your wedge. ;)

  6. AnonymousJune 20, 2011

    Great top, love it!

    Please take a minute to look at my vintage boutique;

  7. AnonymousJune 21, 2011

    I have given you an award;

    Please take a minute to look at my vintage boutique;

  8. Such a lovely outfit, you are definitely rocking the shoes! :)

    The Cat Hag

  9. great combination of pieces, I simply love the shirt!
    Very pretty photos :)

  10. Hi Violet!
    I'm definitely in love with your blog.
    Your style is amazing and i <3 that shirt so much!
    I want it. Does your moms boutique sell it because that would be awesome!
    You guys can try selling stuff on Ebay too!
    I also like your blog's theme/template.

    Where did you get it from? Can i use it?
    Xoxo to a new friendship!

  11. Carla I love your outfit! :) So cute especially the top! :)

  12. I love love love this shirt! kisses pretty


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