Thursday, March 19, 2009

Dragon Fly

I've always loved Dragonflies. There is something inherently pretty about their long slender wings as they dance across water, almost skimming the surface.

Popular in Art Deco era motifs, these elegant insects were often used as jewelry inspirations. While these are obviously a more modern interpretation, I always receive so many delightful comments when I wear these earrings:
Today, I've teamed them with a cross over top in my favorite colour (red of course!), that features beading at the neckline and 1940's style cap sleeves:

I've also gone the bright red lipstick route with a fabulous indelible Cover Girl product called Outlast. It comes with two applicants: one for the colour (which you apply once) and then a moisturising gloss that you reapply during the day as needed. It is so stay fast that I literally have to take it off with baby oil at the end of the day!

4 comments:

Grant said...

They are very Deco indeed, and they contrast so splendidly with the bright red of the shirt and your lips.

What an amazing (if mildly terrifying) product this is. The colour couldn't be better suited for you.

Xx

Vintage Verve said...

Grant, you may be right about the toxins in the stuff, but my goodness it stays put all day - through coffee, tea and lunch breaks!

Imelda Matt - The Despotic Queen of Shoes said...

That red jumps of your face...stunning

whensdinner said...

Thanks for the comment!

Lovely earrings, I've always liked dragonflies too :)