Taking my cue...


...from the freakin' heavenly Desiree !


And for me, really pushing the boundaries of my natural matchy-matchy instincts!
























Hat-vintage, opshopped


Cape-vintage-opshopped


Frock-theatre sale


Cardi-opshopped


Sequin disco belt-a darling reader


Tights-retail


Shoes-Trade Me


Handbg-vintage, opshopped


Pendant-my beloved Vix


Key-vintage, opshopped, on an opshopped bit of chain


Sunglasses-vintage Orotons, my chutzpah laden Sarah


X

34 comments:

Kitty said...

Oh wow you are definitely chanelling Desi! And who wouldn't want too, she's fabulous and so are you!!!

Max said...

wow, great look Helga! The cape is so elegant and the dress is heavenly x

Pull Your Socks Up! said...

HOLY FROCKINOLI!!!! Will you marry me in that outfit? Far out you are one babelicious babe and I am so honoured that you, yes YOU chose this gift of beauty to dress this way ... I'm so honoured. The hat! The shoes! Goddamit the bag, necklaces, dress - the CAPE!! We are cape twins!! Oh my, I need a lie down:)) xoxoxoxoxo

Nelly said...

Awesomeness HH channelling DD so well there xxx

VainGlorySinner said...

OMG! I absolutely bloody adore this outfit! Everything about it is just amazing! The utterly gorgeous frock paired with red tights and a RED SEQUIN BELT just makes it look heavenly!

I'm in love with that cape :|

I thought photo number 6 was VERY Desiree, such an innocent girly pose with the feet slightly touching, cute! xxx

Camelia Crinoline said...

The hat looks amazing, as does the whole outfit. Very saucy (sorry I couldn't resist since you are posing next to an apple sauce barrel). I love the pink and red.

Misfits Vintage said...

Amor - you have TOTALLY outdone yourself and RAISED THE BAR on FABULOUS! I adore every single thing about this outfit - the hat! the frock! teh capelet! the sheos! the bag! the accessories! the 40 gallon applesauce barrel! the frock! (love it so much I had to say it twice)

You are BEAUTIFUL!

Loveandbankmanagers, Sarah xxx

Penny Dreadful said...

Awesome x

Comtesse de ferveur said...

Wow! Check out the fab cape! And loving the sassiness of the red and pink together xx

Bonnie said...

Outstanding!

Ivy Black said...

You look fantastic. I'd book you for a photoshoot any day.xxx

KibitzKnitz said...

FanTASTIC!! You look great and this outfit is just divine! That cape and the handbag need to come live with me; I'll pet them and call them George! I didn't think it could get any better than yesterdays gorgeousness, but you've floored me.

Vix said...

Lost for freaking words! This could be my most very favourite Helga outfit of all time.
Love ya.
Vix
xxxxxxxxxx

seƱora Allnut said...

love how you've been inspired by delightful Desiree style, and love your Great Headpiece, and that cape!!, you're awesome!
besos

sacramento said...

I love your whole ensemble the best ever today, my dear friend. You are MAGNIFICENT!!!
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXxx

pastcaring said...

Ooooh, this is a GOOD look, a very good look indeedy!
The pink/red combination with a dollop of orange on top is most delicious. AND fabulous cape and jewellery too.
So much to love! Very Desiree, very you too.
Hope you were going somewhere fit for your gorgeousness!

Smashingbird said...

Such an amazing outfit - I'm swooning over your cape! xx

Rae said...

Fabby outfit, but oh, oh, oh,... purty frock. Yep I have frock envy again! (frickin' frock envy!)

Pearl Westwood said...

I love it and the hat is the cheery on top xxx

LandGirl1980 said...

I officially have frock envy. I am very saddened by this. *wink*

Llara is the Little Scribbler said...

Well, would you look at this outfit?! (I guess, that's the point). You look treeeeemendous! The sparkly belt, the pretty dress, the lush heels, the AMAZING floral hat! Love, love, love it!

Lakota [Faith Hope and Charity Shopping] said...

Fab! I love all the accessories and the fact that you have the look of a young Dame Viv Westwood in the second pic, very regal x

Perdita said...

Just opened my Oxford English Dictionary. Under the word 'Frock', it read 'OWNED by H V Trollop. Hands off biatches.'

You rock and so do all your frocks!

La Dama said...

You are looking rather heavenly gorgeous amor. I love this outfit, I fight you for that splendid hat of flowers.You look a sophisticared creature.
love the apple sauce pose.
luv ya.

Alex said...

I hate how busy I am at the moment, I really do. It's rubbish being so behind on blog commenting - don't think I've abandoned you though!

I love, love, LOVE those last 5 photos. Fab background for a truly glorious outfit.

Vintage Coconut said...

Holy APPLESAUCE! you little minx Helga!
Lookin Gorgeous!

Ronnie Rabbit said...

Thats alot of apple sauce! You are a nature model, loved the poses

Miss Peregrin said...

You look incredible! All elegant & classy & lovely & stuff. I love everything in this outfit, and all your photos. You just plain rock my lady!

Krista said...

Check you out in this fierce outfit. Love that hat and dress and the cape, so KILLER! You make everything seem so effortless on you! A gift your have for color and I love it all!

Pop Champagne said...

charming! love all the pops of red throughout your outfit!

Miss Rosette Brune said...

you are a star!
love this outfit and your posing

Misfits Vintage said...

Darling, I had to come back for another look - you are so divine! THAT FROCK ROCKS MY WORLD!

Love, S xxx

AMINTA said...

Im so jealous you have that amazing hat!! You look totally gorgeous on this colors. You rule Helga ....
Kisses....
AMINTA

Terri said...

The hat is fabulous!