Sunday, 12 August 2012

Crusade of One

Forget camo print for military  - leave that for the sheeple, think a little harder, look behind the cracks and draw a little inspiration from the history books.  Here's to the unwashed masses, the Crusades and Konan the Barbarian.  Think strong masculine accessories, simple tailoring and statement hints of mix matching metals.    
My latest Glassons leggings which I am loving to death, look like stylized chain mail.  Stylekeeper (the official Glassons Blog) is also doing a little studs giveaway and did a really cute take on this trend for the upcoming season here.  Check it out - you won't regret it when you realize they managed to make a khaki parka look adorable and cute.  I got this basic mullet dress for $10 at Cotton On last week and was so surprised to see it going for so cheap at a size XS that I just headed straight for the counter without trying it on.  This is the first time I've really worn it being winter, and I'm stunned at how ridiculously skinny/tall/modelesque I look despite being a pretty petite person.  The jacket is about 6 years old now, from the Warehouse which is a bit like Walmart, but in NZ and it's served me well from when I was twelve and wearing it with combat boots and a giant pink corsage one sleeve.  I still get a little sad when I remember that I don't have that pink rose brooch anymore.

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compulsory awkward balancing pose
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military jacket - the Warehouse
black dress, brown cuff - Cotton On
leggings - Glassons
shoes - Charlotte Russe
belt - Laura Ashley

x
Anni


50 comments:

  1. You look wonderful Anni, I love your leggings!!!!
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  2. Thanks for visiting my blog. Oh wow, those leggings are awesome and match exactly what you are wearing them with! 10 points! (out of 10) ;)


    xxx Lara

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  3. omg wow this is an amazing outfit! you look so chic!

    x

    Ellen
    SHOPSTYLECONQUER.COM

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  4. love the dress + belt <3

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  5. Well, those leggings leave me speechless. They're the coolest thing I've seen in a while!!! Cheers to Conan indeed :D

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  6. cool leggings! :)
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  7. Just discovered your blog and LOVE it! Now following you xx

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  8. Heya thanks for checking out my blog via Lookbook! I love love love your leggings, those leggings are super futuristic and I love your writing as well! Fab!


    Nora
    Nora Finds

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  9. I love the heels. As well as the leggings. I love this post. :))) Great fashion style

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  10. Every time I see camo it reminds me that Autumn will be here so soon!
    I adore your outfit!

    Please feel free to visit my blog, let me know what you think
    of it, and if you'd like we can follow each other on GFC.

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  11. first word that popped into my head when i saw your amazing leggings: Wow!
    lovely photos =)

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  12. wowww girl! You rock with those leggings!! love them! :)

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  13. This is a very cool outfit. It's fun, edgy and young, you absolutely look great in it! Thanks for your lovely comment at my blog. Would you like to follow each other blog?

    http://www.wear2day.com/

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  14. Fantastic!!!
    Thanks for your comment :)
    xo
    Anastasia

    http://natbeesfashion.blogspot.co.uk/

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  15. Great dress! Really pretty!

    Would you like to follow each other?

    Evi xoxo

    The Notebook of a Fashion Lover

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  16. Love the outfit AND illustrations! Wish I was that talented!

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  17. Those leggings are so cool. I'd love them with a loose black jumper and biker boots!
    Xx

    www.MissPlebian.com

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  18. Amaazing blog and I really love it.

    Very nice photos :))



    follow eachother?

     

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  19. hii thanks for visiting and for your lovely comment! i'm following you on gfc now, please visit me too and see if you want to follow? :) i think you'll like some of my outfits!

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  20. Lovely outfit! Loving the metallics!
    And I agree with you (about your visit to my blog) that Mamma Mia is amazing. I dunno about you though, it always makes me cry! :')

    Samma x

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  21. Lovely blog! I adore it!
    follow each other on GFC / Bloglovin? let me know in the comments... will be more than happy to follow you back!
    XoX
    Borka
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  22. Those leggings are incredible! You really balance them out with the black dress - such a striking, cool outfit!
    R xo
    Toujoursfabulous.blogspot.com

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  23. Thank you nice comment. Your blog is lovely, and you are beautiful woman.
    Great outfit!! <3

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  24. Thanks for the comment, love! I absolutely adore this outfit, and the tights are amazing. Follow me and I'll follow you back. Xo Amber
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  25. LOVE those leggings! And I love the light color of the denim jacket - GORG pick!

    XOXO
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    1. very edgy your look! those leggins are killer, you look like a rockstar!
      i´m your newest follower now, i hope you come back to my blog soon again;)
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  26. Wow those leggings are awesome!! I adore them with the shoes, and that asymmetric dress is amazing too =D Looking lovely!!
    Take a look at my blog?
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  27. Omg, Anni! I do love those leggins, those look ADORABLE <3 I'm in love with this post ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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  28. I love the legging is so eye catching and you style it so well together with your beautiful dress in love dear it looks wicked love this look

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  29. I love those leggings! So unique.
    Glassons has some really cute things!
    Also, you've kept that jacket in such good condition - 6 years is quite a long time!

    TR - http://thestylerack.wordpress.com

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  30. I am so loving your leggings.Cute combination!
    I am following.Follow back?

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  31. Those leggings are fantastic :)

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  32. Thanks for writing and visiting in my blog anni! I responded to your comment! I love this look so much! leggings are actually my weakness. Unfortunately, because i live in the caribbean its pretty much IMPOSSIBLE to wear them in the summer. But this leggings are PERFECT! They light up! I love how they suddenly peek under the dress and the jean jeacket goes reaaaaally well.

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  33. Amazing! Your leggings is really striking plus I love the shoes! Great outfit, dear!

    Arra
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  34. You look lovely!


    xoxo


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  35. the leggings are really fab. you totally rocked that outfit.

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  36. ah I'm in love in your style !!

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