Inspiration: Delft Pottery

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Admittedly, I don't own any of the classically Dutch Delft pottery, but I think that a little of it owns me. I spent a great many years in my 20s floating about as a crewmwmber for a major cruise line that has...without naming names...an association with The Netherlands.  Delft pottery was as ubiquitous in the on-board shops as oxygen, and I guess I sort of got used to looking at it.

So much so that every time I see any permutation of a blue and white floral or paisley motif, I am instantly reminded of that cruise line and the Delft pottery.

And yes, I have been wearing these shoes all week. What is this, the third time they have made an appearance? Hey, nobody can accuse me of not wearing the things I buy...


H&M pants (old), similar, similar (bargain) / Tommy Hilfiger thrifted tank, similar / Chinese Laundry shoes / thrifted Forever 21 jacket, similar

Make it Happen.


Comments

  1. So pretty. The leggings rock and I am loving the shoes - quelle 80s vibe (in a good way). I had a similar pair of silver shoes and let them go when I moved overseas. Why? Xo

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  2. This is one of my favorite looks of yours...love it!

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  3. Those shoes are so versatile and add such a nice pop to your outfits. Cute jacket too.

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  4. Love this look, and of course the timeless pottery. And work those silver shoes, they look fab.

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  5. I like this long and lean look on you. Great shoes too!

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  6. Ooh, loving that look! I'm very fond of blue and white pottery - I had some bits (not actual Delft) on New Zealand from a Dutch cheese shop. I guess they just bought them over in their suitcases from trips home.

    Talking of trips, do you ever trip over the toes of those shoes? They look cool, but I think I'd be sprawling in them!

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    1. Hi! Nope, the shoes are actually more comfortable than they look. Low centre of gravity and all that...they look longer than they are when I wear them with a skinny pant as above, but actually the toes just peep out from under a pant leg.

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  7. love Love LOVE this look! Fabulous!!

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