Stepping out from a back shop poster

I really like getting drunk with Nix.

The show was lovely, there were some rather covetable frocks and some fabulous screened footage about each decade.
The retro supper was pretty much what you would expect, and as eating's cheating, we avoided it and headed off back to the local bar we'd been in earlier before catching a cab over to The Darkroom........I actually stayed awake (bless you, nana nap!) until after 1am before being deposited onto my doorstep.....

Frock-60's, Trade me
Coat-50's, Two Squirrels
Lightweight floral coat-50's, Vix
Headpiece and earrings-made by my clever friend Claire
Tights-gift from Justine a few years back
Shoes-Trade Me
Handbag-60's, opshopped
Necklaces-Northern Thailand; the diamante one was a gift from my parents when I was a teen.



seƱora Allnut said...

I do love your mysterious background pics, and love all your coats and funny poses!
you always look stunning!
glad you have had a nice partytime!!!
besos & drinks

Lucy Nation said...

Open all flaps?!! II do like a bit of unintentional smut. absolutely love your drunken night time photos. I love that exquisite lace dress even more, it's beautiful. And you have the most enviable selection of tapestry bags. I just want to raid your wardrobe!! xxxx

OP SHOP MAMA said...

Great frolicking party pix... love the colours.
That floral coat = "da bomb".

Open all flaps y'all!!! LOLOLOL

pastcaring said...

Ha, I think I would love a drunken night out with you and Nix. Especially if frocking up was involved. And lots of mad photos!
I love that lace frock, isn't that the one where you weren't sure about the colour but you Desiree-ed it up a treat? It looks fab, and you look SOOOOO beautiful. Loving Nix's frock too.
Open all flaps? Did you have to? No! xxxxxxx

Kitty said...

I'd have been up for a night like that too!! Looks bloody cold though, all those coats!! Strangely enough I'm loving the floral one you're wearing. On another note, I don't think you and Nix will *ever* age!!!

Vix said...

You crazy sexy lady! You are just on fire! Nothing beats a night out spent frocking up and frolicking disgracefully and eating is most definitely cheating.
Hope the hangover ain't too severe, I managed to talk myself out of mine but I know if I sit down and think about it I'll probably die.
Love you!

The Pugnacious Vegetarian said...

How great is that floral coat? I am glad you had such a great time. It looks like it was such a fun event!.

thorne garnet said...

Do I spy an empty beer can it your feet? Sweet lace dress

CityScape Skybaby said...

I missed the beer can, need to go back for a nosy. Looks like a great night out Helga, I admire your stamina in staying up until after 1am, it's a long time since I've managed that. Love the drunken photo session and especially that tapestry bag, bags are my terrible weakness. You make me feel like nicking Pat's beer and having a little drinky myself now. xx

Penelope Cat said...

You both look amazing - what fab pics! I love Nix's maxi and your coats, especially the floral one and such a beautiful dress too. I also 8need* your bag!

Nikki x

MistressCatgirl said...

Having someone to get drunk with is a lot of fun. I was wondering if you were a bit tipsy. You seem to really like trees when you're tipsy.
Love the outfit and the needlework on the purse is great.

Tomye said...

Love the over the shoulder "coy" shot. You girls look great!

Anonymous said...

Looks like you had a rolicking fabulous time!!
I also immediately spied the beer can-lol
I'm sure you and Nix were the most awesome and sexy gals there!!



Pull Your Socks Up! said...

Holy fecking double-coating!!! You are a bloody marvel darling woman, you're wearing that gorgeous lacy frock I love, that's a bit like my wedding frock!! The floral coat!!!!!! The blue fur-collared number!!! Holy sweet fucking Jaysus baby!!!!!! Shooooz, bag, ring, head piece ... my flaps are open honeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!! EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!!! xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

Melanie said...

As soon as I see you in a tree I know you've had a FANTASTIC night. I love your tree shots, the famous tree/shoe pic being an immortalized favourite. Your friend Nix looks awesome as well. What a wonderful drunken night of debauchery. You look like a mermaid in the last photo, minus the water...and the tail...and the scales...but a mermaid nonetheless.

Stacey said...

Hahahahaha, you amazing broads! I love every single one of these photos - the tree ones remind me of that "goths up trees" tumblr blog. You two are just too damn fabulous.

Little Scribbler: sh*t I wear, think, eat, drink said...

You're so spooky! What I want to know is: did you open your flaps?

Anonymous said...

The coat with the blue flowers is DIVINE.

I stole one similar to that from my mam, but I love the colours in yours =]

Lee x

Anonymous said...

How often I've wanted to just lie down in a tavern...

Anonymous said...

Wow!The photos by the window are so beautiful!This should be one of those artsy photoshoot with drunken butterflies and models!
Great outfit, love the double coat (they are both fabulous)and the pink lace frock with the burgundy tights!
Your wooden fairy make up is perfect!

Misfits Vintage said...

OMG how I would love a night out with you two fabularsehole chicks!! Your frock and coat are splendid, of course, and I especially FARKING LOOOVE the floral undercoat affair - it's MAGNIFICENT! You look so beautiful, amor. Love you more than LACE. Sarah xxx

Miss Simmonds Says said...


Is this the same hallowed tree where your legs photos were taken?! Looks like you had a great time - I'd love to party with you, though I'd scoff down a load of food as well as booze xxxx

DaBi Vintage said...

love this lipstick!kisses from Italy