Tasty like a raindrop


I was luck, luck, lucky enough to spend a day opshopping with the rather gorgeous Daisy du Belle, a delicious Irish born burlesque minx about town!!!
SQUEE!
We hooned about Christchurch, checking out as many opshops as we had energy for, plus we stopped in to Buchan St Retro for a good nosey and a wee photoshoot.
( I was quite thrilled that Daisy didn't know about this place, it made for a little surprise)




I admired this coffee pot, but didn't fancy the price!



This picnic set is sooo sweet!


Excitement!



Just look at that formidable bosom nearly putting Daisy's eyes out!
Crikey, must learn to rein those girls in!



I do love a wall of mirrors!


And a bit of shag pile to roll about on!
Actually, I think it was sheepskin....


I wore:
Frock-early 60's, I think, from Trade Me a couple of years back. It has a matching coat; some of you may remember that I was very uncertain about the colour initially, but I have gotten comfortable with it! 
Coat-50's, opshopped
Beret-60's, opshopped
Tights-retail
Shoes-Trade Me
Handbag-60's, a school fair
Earrings-thrifted in the States
Necklace-70's blingtastic, opshopped




I scored:
A vivid purple frock that was from a costume hire, shoes and some red ribbed tights, a Queenie Silver Jubilee mug (score of the YEAR!), an odd Jeanne D'Arc badge and faux sort of heraldic necklace and a sweetly labelled white cardigan!

I had such an awesome time, picking up a few things was a bonus, really!
Can't wait to do it again!

X

Edit: Just looked up the faux heraldic pendant thingy, it had Summit Entertainment on the back...and much to my shame it is a Twilight tie in!!!
ARGH!
No offence if you're into it, but frankly, I'm appalled!


It is a fun pendant though, and I will enjoy it.....

40 comments:

Melanie Freeman said...

Eek such fun! I really REALLY want to trawl that shop!

Sue said...

What a farking amazing shop!!! Worth a trip down to Christchurch!! You would be fab as a Burlesque lady, and you could belt out a song or two.

Carina Rosenholm said...

Such Lovely girls... and i dont meen Helga bossoms ;)
Love that shop!
Xxx

Trees said...

Such a lovely day out - shopping with friends is the best. Also - sorry about the Twilight thing....perhaps you can DIY it and make it into something even more magnificent and reduce the taint of Twilight;)

pastcaring said...

Oh no, don't EVER rein the girls in! You know they wouldn't stand for it anyway, they need to be free to roam and have anyone's eye out they damn well please! Now, I DO remember that gorgeous dusky pink dress, you Desiree-fied it in one post, as I recall. I'm glad you didn't dye it, I love that colour on you, and with leopard print tights and the magenta coat, you look fabulous!
Daisy looks a sweetheart, love her frock, the shop is full of fabulous treasure, and you scored well - Twilight, hahahaha!
Now - make some room on that sheepskin, I'm coming for a cuddle! xxxxx

freckleface said...

What an amazing shop! Only you could roll around on a sheepskin rug in public. I LOVE IT!!! Mind you, I'm surprised you didn't fancy a little nanna nap while you were down there, it looks so comfortable. The girls are magnificent. Honestly, if they had their own blog, I'd follow it. Your new pal looks adorable. What a day you must have had the two of you. Well, four including the gals ;)
Treasures by the bucketload. Well done on the Queenie mug, but you know I had to look up Twilight tie. Hmmm..vampires aint my thang neither! xxxxxxx

OP SHOP MAMA said...

I love a good op shop crawl with great company.. Happy days!!

That looks like a funky shop..
x

In the Ruins of Berlin said...

the leopard tights on the orange shag pile... grrrr! xxx

Indigo Violet said...

I've heard about that shop and I can't wait to raid it.
Talking about Twilight confessions, once I bought a Twilight Barbie because she had an amazing vinyl coat!
Your (and Daisy's) ensemble is perfect, by the way.

Melanie said...

It looks like you had a fun day together :)
I love picnic hampers, when I was little I was infatuated with them and would have to open up every basket with a lid and every case, just to check if it was a picnic basket, it drove my mum potty!
I do like Daisy's taste in shoes, those poodle ones are gorgeous!

Amber of Butane Anvil said...

Aw, cheers for having us along on your fun day! I can't imagine anyone looking as magical as you on orange shag!!! Love today's rosy colours,xoxoxo

Louise McDonagh said...

I think you're a closet Twilight fan, lol. ;-) you two certainly took the town by storm, and what a glamorous pair you make. Xx

Catherine said...

fabulous! I need a shop like that near me! Looks like you had a ball

Krista Gassib said...

I'd be in heaven with you gorgeous gals in that crazy good op shop! I love the shoes on your friends feet, are there poodles on them?! I also think you both look so happy! The twilight pendant made me laugh, it will be our little secret;). I love you hot red thang!
Xxxxoooooo

Delia Ryder said...

Wow that shop looks amazing I would love a rummage in there. love that coffee pot and your friends pink poodle shoes hope she bought them there gorgeous. And so did you both look to. dee xxx

Tamera Wolfe said...

That shop looks fecking AMAZING!! ARe they shoes with POODLES??? I NEED them!!

You look smashing lolling about on the plush orange rug!!

Ariane Lasalle said...

You 2 girls look gorgeous and what a nice place you went to
I love the green flats with the poodle, i would die if i found shoes like that!

Arianexo

Sandra said...

I am very fond of formidable bosoms! the shop is beyond fabulous, orange shag pile! I would like one just to introduce it to visitors - and dance in the poodle shoes - you both looked worthy of squeezes and admiration x

Mrs. D said...

Is that a pair of poodle Irregular Choice shoes I spy!
Looks like you ladies had a fab day indeed!

Huggles

xx

señora Allnut said...

it looks that you had a fabulous thrifting time, successful and funny!!, and both you look gorgeous!, love your leopardized tights, lace dress and fabulous bag!!
and that orange furry shag pile is absolutely covetable!!!
besos & orange

thorne garnet said...

the pins nice anyway. Someone gave me a Hungry Games bracelet, it's nice, too.

Orange sheepskin rug? Be still my heart

his_girl_friday said...

You both look amazing! And that sure is a pricey coffeepot!

Teresa said...

So much fabulousness! You both look gorgeous and I love those poodle shoes and your Queen mug.
xo

Vix said...

What a babe Daisy is, a perfect playmate for sexy you!
$48 for a coffee pot? Bloody hell! Was rather gorgeous though. That rug was amazing, it would fit right into your funky pad!
Love you! xxxxxx

Miss Magpie said...

Twilight hahahahahaha

BellaBean Vintage said...

I love that dusky pink dess on you - so stunning and leopard is always a winner. Daisy looks lovely and you both have such great shoes! And then there's you on the shagpile!!

one denim bird said...

Oh la la lovely! You and Daisy are such fine specimens and especially you sprawled out all over the sheep shag rug ;-)
I am totally in L O V E with that picnic set, it would look mighty fine in our wee Maisie! I know I have my Nanas funky 60's flower power picnic set somewhere at home in NZ (stashed so damn safely I can never find it) *sigh* I will just have to take another trip across the ditch to hunt it down.
You look splendid darling xoxoxox

Forest City Fashionista said...

The two of you could be sisters!! I would have had a fabulous time poking about that store with the two of you. I love the shot of you on the shag/sheepskin rug; that is definitely your colour. Better hope you don't run into a Twilight fan while wearing that necklace - they may accost you for it ;)

wait until the sunset said...

What an awesome day!! Your Op shops look soooo much better than ours! Looks like some great finds in their!! Those poodle shoes- I die!!!

Renia said...

You both look just perfect! I love your shoes! Kisses x x x x

Vintage Coconut said...

My gosh that shop looks exquisite. And I am loving that orange FURRY rug! *EEEEEEP* Both you girls look sexy. Glad you found yourself some nice stuff.

Emalina said...

Promise me you won't ever rein those girls in, they're clearly having far too much fun for that! As for you and Daisy, what a lovely time it clearly was, fab photos of your day out! You're a sexalacious stunner in that beautiful dusky pink dress.

Jane George said...

your shops look amazing...huge and vast...and your bosoms! our charity shops here are usually tiny and poky affairs x

Harrie Hattie said...
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Harrie Hattie said...

Yey!! Vintage heaven, lovely tights again lady and ooh who could resist a sprawl on that beautiful furry rug xxx dam predictive text hehe my ooh came up as poo lol! Deleted above hehe xxx

tanaya said...

Ooh i love this place and your coat, looks like you two had a fab time x

Ulla-Marie Nilsson said...

You and Daisy should spend all day together as you will be like a team a la ABBA, Baccara, Supremes ... but in a Helga-way. (Perfect names aswell. Helga and Daisy!). Will you print posters where you lying on the orange carpet?

Lynn Dylan said...

Oh, Helga, I so needed to see you today! You are just the right recipe, rolling around on that orange rug! LOL. I know you girls had a blast.

XOXO
Lynn

bonsaimum said...

What a great shop. You lucky lucky girls!!!!

Hollie "Jet" Black-Ramsey said...

look at all those goodies! You two are super cute