Thursday, October 24, 2013

Blue, Red, and a Nurses Cape

Outfit details: 1950's dress- Etsy
Red necklace- made by me
Sweater- thrifted
Hair flower- made by me
Shoes- gift

My parents are lucky enough to be away on holiday this week. I'm stuck here but I thought that was no reason I couldn't go out and have at least a little fun too. So I called up Britt and we went to Port Perry for lunch and a bit of shopping. We of course stopped at the yarn store on the way home as well. It was a lovely day, except for a bit of rain/hail at one point.

This late in the season, the air is very chilly and to keep warm I decided to pull out my nurses cape. I bought it last winter but this was my first time actually wearing it out. It is pure wool and very, very warm. If I end up dressing up for Halloween I may be a nurse this year, mainly because I want an excuse to wear the matching nurses cap. I love that the original nurse's name is on the cap and her initials are embroidered inside the cape. I believe it's from either the 1950s or 1960s.


That's All.

PS: It took me ages to come up with a title for this post. I greatly envy bloggers who come up with good blog post titles.

11 comments:

  1. Lovely outfit! And your hair looks great!

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  2. You look so cute! And the cape is simply gorgeous.

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  3. Love this outfit, the cape is just beautiful. I like it when I buy/find vintage clothes with the original owners name in them. I think you would be a lovely nurse for halloween. Don't worry too much about blog post titles being so difficult to think of, I'll be popping back again for sure.

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  4. This cape is absolutely great. I've always wanted one but never had the chance to buy one. So, how lucky you have been.

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  5. that cape is really lovely on you

    urban hounds

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  6. The cape is gorgeous. I love finding things with the original owners name in, I like to think about who they might have been and what they may have done. Lovely dress too.

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  7. You look smashing! I love the cheerful combo of sky blue, red and white, and of course your classic nurse's cape, too. I've wanted one of those ever since I was a little girl. Hopefully one day.

    Have an awesome weekend
    ♥ Jessica

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  8. Ooh, I love the cape! Great outfit :)

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  9. oh what an adorable outfit! you look cute as candy! i love the dress and the cape! you have impecable taste.
    you got yourself a new reader now;)
    love and kiss,mary
    http://www.maryloucinnamon.com/

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