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 Wearing: Natasha Gan dress, Doury necklace, Daisy butterfly bracelet, Lucy Folk woven bracelet, ASOS envelope clutch, vintage butterfly ring and Gorman heels 

When it comes to fashion, I’ve always been interested in different textures and fabrics. My first encounter with tapestry was when I stumbled upon a vintage purse bag in a material which I had described to my sister as ‘carpet like’. We were at Camberwell Market and I found the bag exciting and different – my sister on the other hand thought it gave severe grandma vibes. Regardless, I bought it. It was only ten dollars so the risk of grandma vibes outweighed the possibility of a pretty, functional and unique bag. Time went by and I started collecting more and more tapestry pieces – a vintage overnight bag I stumbled across in an op shop, a vintage tapestry backpack which I wore religiously to uni at one point in time, a vintage jewellery box with a tapestry cushion embedded in its wooden lid.. yes I owned a lot of odds and ends made out of this very fabric. I eventually got over this whole tapestry craze – I think I had too much of it at the same time. These days I barely ever touch any of the above mentioned bags – though one of my latest arrivals to my wardrobe (this dress) certainly rekindles old memories of when I was so fascinated with this ‘carpet like’ woven fabric.

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  • Lili Thistle

    i love your shoes *-*

  • That dress is stunning, I’m always drawn to tapestry fabrics too. Love your necklace and clutch, compliments the outfit perfectly!

    http://andini-ria.blogspot.co.uk

    • tapestry is just such a strange fabric to use in clothing – i think that’s why i find it so intriguing!

  • rhodawong

    love how you spiced this print up and made it modern!

    http://www.styleandshades.blogspot.com

    • thanks rhoda! now that i think about it, it is the only piece of non-vintage tapestry i own :-)

  • Emmali

    I love that dress :)

  • ishara merhai

    Love the dress it has such a pretty print love the florals
    Xx ish
    http://tiny-heart-beats.blogspot.com

  • Sherry Chan

    Love the floral dress!

    toinfinitynbeyond13.blogspot.hk

  • What a lovely retro looking dress!
    Nice shoes as well c; xx http://icepandora.blogspot.com

  • wow your dress is really beautiful! <3

  • that dress and that necklace are both beautiful! you’re always looking gorgeous and i could honestly steal every item from your wardrobe, haha! x

  • Street Smith

    Love this Connie. x

  • Tabet

    Hey,
    beautiful dress and the necklace is amazing. I love it!
    Love
    Tabea

    http://wolkedrei.blogspot.de/

  • love the dress! i have similar one but with long sleeves. oh may i say your eye makeup is gorgeous? there i said it <3 xx

    • oh, that sounds exciting. I haven’t seen a tapestry piece with sleeves ! and oh, thank you X

  • That dress is so pretty and fits you so well!

    ~Sara

    Sincerely, Sara

  • The fabric of this is amazing and that necklace is stunning

    Love from jamaica
    Dania

    http://www.13covetstreet.com/

    • speaking of tapestry and fabrics.. i should probably edit my paragraph as i remember i also own a teddy bear print tapestry vest as well.

  • I call these things the same thing.
    I have a mini collections of my own “carpet” skirts and just “carpet” shoes.

    http://www.rosa-dyn.com/

    • it’s funny how they remind you of carpet hey, perhaps one day they will use actual carpet material and turn it into a dress

  • fang ting ashley

    Love this outfit from head to toe! The necklace is such a lovely statement piece!

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  • you look beautiful kani!
    ~niki <3
    http://youngandimmortal.blogspot.com/

  • Seriously in love with the NG dress! Tapestry is one thing I am yet to dabble with, but it is definitely on my list of “must buys”

    xx

    • it’s so fun to experiment with! it’s not every day you pull out a fabric like this from your wardrobe.

  • Sir Peter

    Nothing beats excellent camberwell market finds. Love the nail colour also! X

    http://sirpeterblog.blogspot.com.au/

    • a great trash and treasure trove, that one.

  • Alice

    Mmmmmm Tapestry (said like Homer Simpson). Love the bracelet that makes the whole outfit not too formal either. xx

    http://inregardstoalice.blogspot.com.au/

  • Loving the dress but my favourite part of this look is definitely those fabulous shoes!

  • Nes Minik

    i love everything about this outfit… Especially the shoes and the necklace <3

    http://msminik.blogspot.co.nz/

  • Doury

    Love how you’ve paired the necklace :) Floral on floral looks amazing.

    http://www.doury.com.au

  • Katie

    Lovely dress, beautifully accessorised xx

  • OMG, this dress is a stunner! I love the print and fabric, oh gosh its so nice!

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