Vintage Style With A Modern Twist

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist. Hello friends. Good morning everyone 🙂 So how are you today? Because I am up with the birds tweeting this morning and ready to go!! Yeah I love waking up with a bit of go in me.

You know when you have so much to do and do not know where to start? Well, today is that day!!

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist:

If I was to describe my style I would say it is Vintage Style With A Modern Twist. I love all vintage styles that come back in fashion again. Swing dresses and polka dots being my all time favourites. I just adore this Sainsbury’s dress I am wearing in todays post. Design by Gok Wan.

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Vintage Style With A Modern Twist.

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist:

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist. Also, I wore this outfit on a rainy day at the weekend. We had a few hours spare so went to Meadowhall shopping centre in Sheffield. You know when you don’t have money and see lots of things you want to buy? then when you have birthday money, burning a hole in your pocket but can not spend it? Well, that is what kind of day I had.

And to top things off I tried to buy a few pretty silver rings from a well-known jewellery shop the day after. Another location but the staff was too busy chatting with friends to serve me, even though I had money in my hand!! So I had to walk out empty handed. So I still have my birthday money to spend.

Now torn; new rings or new shoes? Or both, ha!!

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist

My Favourite Style:

So I wore this dress on Saturday, as my husband mention it in a conversation. He spotted a picture on Facebook and said- “I’ve not seen you wear this dress in a while” “You look lovely in this” So off I toddled upstairs and went to pop it one. Like you do 😉 Haha!!

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist Outfit~ Scarf ~ Primark {new love this, can you see the little pink flamingos?} | Vintage style dress ~ c/o Sainsburys {about a year and half ago} | Shoes ~ Converse

Remember me saying I have so much to do today want to get done.

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist.

So Here Goes:

  • Get children up, feed, lunch boxes done, to school.
  • Paint the downstairs toilet.
  • Gloss the coat rack.
  • Gloss the shoe rack.
  • Paint ceiling.
  • Paint the hallway.
  • Gloss the hallway.
  • Paint ceiling.
  • Get 2 more loads of washing done.
  • Get rest yesterday’s washing dry {did 5 loads as its been raining a week}.
  • Go shopping { 3 miles walk, round trip } to buy some cool bits for downstairs toilet {wash basket, accessories ect}.
  • Have a look for something to spend my birthday money on.
  • Catch up with blog comments.
  • Build a trampoline.
  • Go a run.
  • Make dinner for everyone.
  • Visit parents.
  • Do an outfit post.
  • Also, 99% of this list!
  • And all with cold water, mind you. 

Having to boil the kettle every time we want some hot water. As the boiler man is still so called mending my boiler, charging me lots of money 4 weeks after I phoned him. So hopeful he will arrive with a part he has been waiting 2 weeks for today too!?! I can but hope. Now to pop my old clothes on and start on the decorating. Think I will pass on posting photos of these, though, haha…

Vintage Style With A Modern Twist. Thank you so much for stopping by. I also hope you liked this post.

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Have a good day 🙂 So what are your plans today? We all should be outside enjoying the sunshine really, it is beautiful outside today.

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Vintage Style With A Modern Twist. Finally, lovelies; I also hope you like this post? If so, why not follow along so you never miss a post? So remember you can also share your thoughts here too in the comments below.

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  1. Honest Mum
    18 May 2014 / 09:10

    Oh gorgeous, my fave post of you so far, love the vintage filter too! Thanks for linking up to #fashionfriday

  2. Nadine Hill
    17 May 2014 / 18:04

    I live near you- I go to Meadowhall too occasionally but I prefer it midweek when it's quieter! Shame that you had bad service in a store! The photo effects you used in the post look great!

    • 17 May 2014 / 19:14

      Hi Nadine, thanks for stopping by 🙂 Whoo not far away then, I love Meadowhall it was mine and my husbands first date there 22 years ago 🙂

  3. James Gibson
    16 May 2014 / 06:38

    You have a lot to get done lol ! Great style 🙂 thanks for hosting the weekend blog hop 🙂

    • 16 May 2014 / 08:58

      Thanks James, I feel like I am running and getting no where fast 🙂

  4. Mindie Hilton
    16 May 2014 / 01:17

    Very cute dress. Love it with the Converse.

  5. Kezzie
    15 May 2014 / 19:46

    Wow! Good luck with all that!!! Lookin lovely x

    • 16 May 2014 / 08:56

      Ha Kezzie, do you know the number of Mary Poppins ?

  6. Margarett Murphy
    15 May 2014 / 19:08

    Oh wow ..and i thought i had a full day !!! love the dress it looks great with the mix of scarf and converse !!! brill outfit !!

    • 16 May 2014 / 08:55

      Nightmare, feels like running through treacle 🙂 x

  7. Please may I?
    15 May 2014 / 17:03

    Sounds like busy day indeed. Hope you managed to get lots of it done and that your not too shattered.X x

    • 16 May 2014 / 08:54

      Thanks lovely, all my jobs got half done, today I have to tackle the other half, haha 🙂

  8. Lana L.
    15 May 2014 / 16:06

    Wow – now that's a list! Love the dress with your sneakers. Have a great day!

  9. Annie
    15 May 2014 / 14:25

    I love how you mix and matched the fun scarf and the dress patterns, I want to wear scarf more often, but have hard time matching them to the outfit! BTW, the water heater in our house broke this week. We got it replaced, but it was not fun taking cold showers for 2 days!

    • 16 May 2014 / 08:53

      Thanks Annie, aww it is a nightmare having no hot water for over a month. So glad its not winter…

  10. Tamar SB
    15 May 2014 / 14:14

    Super cute – love the converse sneakers with it!

    • 16 May 2014 / 08:52

      Thanks Tamar, I love to be comfy when shopping 🙂

  11. Emma Iannarilli
    15 May 2014 / 12:56

    Dress is gorgeous, and looks great with the scarf.

  12. Rekita | Her + Nicole
    15 May 2014 / 10:34

    that is such a pretty scarf! thanks for linking up this week!

  13. Leovi
    15 May 2014 / 07:57

    Yes, wonderful photos, I really like, I love the scarf Primark!