21 May 2015

Checks and Balances

 
Checks in whatever form add texture without frill and are expecially fetching when mixed together....i have finally got some Man clothes as well as the 80s power suit but don't be scared...girls can wear boys with pizzaz...

 
80s power suit extraordinaire....double breasted bold black and white in a viscose cotton blend that falls beautifully and is the perfect weight for Durban...size 38 R245

 
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Sandy shades for dudes in a simple cotton blend fantastic under a sober jacket or mixed with other tartans to stand out size Medium R95

 
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Forest green and brown for calm crazy in simple cotton blend size Medium R95

 
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12 May 2015

Red Red Robin

 
We seem to be going through a time of red at Bonnie&Clyde....here with just a few to choose from to keep warm this autumn....in Durban this is of course a relative term.....

 
Rouge et Noir in wool and lined with the black deftly sewn into the red at the waist and pockets....mid calf and full size 36 R175

 
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Red and white almost jersey fabric in a simple bias cut its the pattern of the fabric that stands out size 32 R165

 
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Red multi pleat in a thick polymix kinda tennis player like but mid calf classic 80s with a navy and green detail at the waist size 32 R175

 
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30 April 2015

Forest Green Cool

 
Elegant always and an alternative to black or other sensible winter colours....trick is not to be sensible!

 
Long forest green velvet skirt which is fully lined...its the voluptuous fall of heavy proper velvet that makes a simple cut work...size 30-32 R195

 
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Simple midi cut tweed skirt with silver accented buttons down the front to the left for quiet luxury....fully lined size 34 R165

 
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I have never seen this mix of fabrics before which is what makes it interesting....the cut is simple in a proper mini but the felt type flare of the main section of the skirt is accented with a close but not quite shade of green in a wide satin ribbon around the waist amd up the sides size 34 R165

 
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23 April 2015

Sparkle Anyone?

 
Winter in Durban means that most of us have to wear socks but also that party season is starting....here with some beauties to help you on your way....

 
Probably 60s pink tank with silver glitter flowers all over....i would wear this under a denim jacket during the day and with black bottoms to dazzle...but each to his own....Size 34 R155

 
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Perriwinkle shadows with pink glitter...sleeveless and flared at the bottom like the 1920s this is a standout number wherever you are! Size 36 R225

 
Shadowy Floral Print with Glitter

 
Peach Jacket making like a Cape in an almost victorian cascade of damask, lace and tulle...very modest with a bang! size 34 R195

 
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Winter Stock Now In


Winter Stock now in in all its woolly wonderfulness!

16 April 2015

Fuschia Fanatic

 
Purple and plum and everything fun there is a shade for everyone...come take a peek...

 
Crazy 80s standout blue and fuschia complete with shoulder pads and multi directional stripes....shinyish poly mix...size 32 R195

 
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Simple cut with belt and prim and proper vent at the front but the colour in a wool blend is staggering....not for the shy...size 34 R165

 
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Not a particularly old dress but the cut was too much to say no....handmade and lined in a poly mix with a bit of glitter this halter neck dress has an almost japanese fold over detail that i have never seen before...size 32 R195

 
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Cupie Doll Deluxe

 
Clothes have souls and these dresses are channelling the cute little girl in all of us...think outside the dress up box.

 
Dove Grey polymix with a damask finish super fited with snaps to keep it snug probably 70s but castng a look back to the 40s size 30 R215 


 
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Pleated school girl feel with bold print and snaps for super snug fit in slightly satin feel polymix pouff at the shoulder adding structure size 32 R215
 
 
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Faded feel cut on a bias in wool this petrol blue and red plaid is super girl feminine size 32 R195
 

 
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Most likely by the same seamstress as the first 2 dresses this purple polymix with bold roses is a standout dress that will get noticed...the extra pouff at the shoulder gives it a classic 40s feel but probably 70s size 34 R215
 

 
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25 March 2015

Bluebelles and Seashells

 
Crochet tops go through patches of being in and out of favour....i am formally reintroducing them back into view as the quality and care in making these is quite outstanding...never mind the fun of wearing bluebells all day long....

 
Pale blue poly mix and probably hand made perhaps in the 70s has wafer like edging around the arms and neckline....Size 34 R145
 
 
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A really amazing Jaeger top....Pale blue in a cotton mix i think but definitely 70s with that collar! Size 34 R145

 
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Pale blue with sea shells in the crochet by someone who knew what they were doing with just a ball of wool and some needles,,,,very very pretty Size 34 R145

 
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