Thursday, July 22, 2010

Tax Dollars

So the day before I left for my NYC trip, I had the opportunity to chill with the wicked Winnipeg-er Kylie of Nice and Shiny in Toronto! I like groping shiny things and making funny facial expressions too, so it should be pretty obvious that we had quite a bit in common and got along famously!

Kylie took a whole bunch of amazing pics of our vintage-hunting excursion that you can see on her blog. She also was gracious enough to take my outfit photo with her totally professional camera. Thanks so much Kylie, it truly takes a fellow fashion blogger to understand!

We both ended up buying a pair of matching petticoat shorts at a costume shop in Kensington Market. Insane awesome how we're on the same brainwave like that.

You know what else is insanely awesome? The costume that Kylie wore to the Lady Gaga concert in Toronto. This is duct tape madness at its finest! She should get sponsored by a hardware store just for that.

Major thanks to Kylie for taking amazing pictures - come back and visit again soon!

20 comments:

Beckerman Girls said...

Yay! So much fun when blogger friends meet up in the real world and do what we do best.... VINTAGE SHOP!!
Your blog is a little slice of heaven!
Kiss n hugs,
xoxoxox
Beckerman Girls

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Xu Box said...

Those shorts are darlin'! I love petticoats but find them extremely hard to style. Perhaps I'm just not ballsy enough.

Kylie said...

Wootwoot, can't you beleive you mentioned my Gaga outfit, haha! Thanks for that! You probably thought I was going crazy when I tried telling you the idea... "So the theme is duct tape! I'm going to wrap tape around my knees and legs, then wear 6 inch boots."
Yeah, sounds totally cool... haha!

Anyways, loved hanging out with you and for real you would love Winnipeg and all its derelict charms. Would be so fun!

Tell me when you have a good idea about stying the bloomers... I am SO ready to wear them out!

<3<3<3

Chip said...

I'm going to make Kylie do a sexy dance for me in those shorts

Glad you got a little taste of what WPG has to offer. I proudly send Kylie to represent me and the rest of us. She's a gemmmmmmmm

Coatlicue Fatale said...

I love the petticoat shorts that you and your awesome blogger friend bought! I have been meaning to buy some but I havent had enough funds!

Both you and your friend have awesome outfits and I must say that her Lady Gaga Concert outfit is so GREAT!

louise or valentine said...

bah! i love her dress with the duct tape. if it weren't so freaking hot, i think i'd have to rock that, oh like nowsies.

julia louise said...

Love the striped shirt :-)
Btw. lovely blog.
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diane said...

Two peas in a pod, you and Kylie.

sarah said...

like wynona stepped out of reality bites. your outfits are always charming xo

Rachel said...

oh man, NEED ruffled petticoat shorts. in every color preferably. looks like you had fun!

Jess W said...

Love your style, and of course, the Bowie top. <3

Raena said...

Omg I need to get myself to this costume shop asap! That chain-link bra is amazing

Anonymous said...

I am thinking about dying my hair light pink and keep it a week or so (going to a festival). But does that hair color go with, like, a dark green, knitted sweater?

Love your style.

Madeleine said...

Vintage shopping is so fun! Sounds like you had a pretty good time!

Damsels said...

i dont know that i like the duct tape around the kneees... maybe if it wasnt black cuz they look like knee pads or some thing cheap .. love that top i have it in beige.. i was curious to see what you meant by petticoat shorts.. i like !

Emilie ! said...

The duct tape dress is AMAZING!! I would never have thought of that! Also, love the gem-rhinestone bra thing, I love elegant sparkly things like that <3

Much love to you, hope you have a wonderful week :)

Emilie xxxxx

Danielle said...

I like the outfit, I've been looking for a pair of boots like that, no luck so far though...

Pansy said...

I love those shorts you're wearing in the first picture! I want a pair like crazy, but I can't find any that fit!

When I was in New Orleans I totally bought a pair of purple petticoat shorts. Great minds!

I LOVE HER COSTUME AHHH!

Paolina of Calur Villade said...

yess! kensington!! soo fun!! and i love the shorts!
Paolina!
http://calurvillade.blogspot.com/

Not.Gonna.Lie. said...

i love kensington! can see you guys made it into courage my love as well, thats one of my favourite shops. love your blog, check it all the time xx

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