"It was the oldest sound in the world. Souls flying away." The Secret Life of Bees

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Purple Sky

I wore this outfit on Monday. I discovered this skirt in the anthropologie sale room a couple of years ago and it has served me well! My favorite thing about it is the zipper that runs all the way down the front.

Cami: J. Crew
Cardigan: J. Crew
Skirt: Anthropologie
Tights: Hue
Shoes: Dansko
Necklace: Botanical Bird Purple Sky Necklace

Botanical Bird is one of my favorite ETSY shops. The pieces are cute, affordable, and well-made. I have always been super happy with my purchases (very fast shipping, great customer service, etc.). Here are a few items from Botanical Bird that are currently on my wishlist:

Vintage Squirrel Locket:

La Roja Red Rose Necklace:

Little Bird Cage Neckclae:


  1. Oh my...I'm in love with that birdcage necklace!!! Sooo pretty.

  2. I love the squirrel! I love the anthro sale room, it can produce many unexpected and lovely items, such as your skirt!

  3. Oh...How adorable. I had the worst day my post was / is so lame. This made me feel better. Thanks! And I really like the lilac top. Really pops. Have a Great Friday Kristin.

  4. I adore that necklace you're wearing. I sometimes shop from etsy sellers too, nothing but good things to say about them.
    And zippers on skirts! I heart 'em as much as pockets on skirts!

  5. What a cute skirt. I've never seen that one. Wildlife jewelry is awesome. This one is very pretty. Thanks for the intro to the etsy shop.

  6. that skirt is cool! the zipper is a great touch and I love the pattern. nice necklaces, thank you for sharing them :)

  7. Great find on the skirt! I can see why you're still wearing it a couple years later!!!

  8. Cindi - Isn't it adorable? I love the red/blue beads.

    Minnesota Maven - Thanks! I love the sale room to - especially when you find something totally unexpected for a great price (I think this skirt was $30)!

    Gabby - Thanks:) I'm so glad today was a better day for you!

    Lisa! Yes, zippers and pockets - bring it on!!!

    Betty Ray - I had never seen it either until it popped up in the sale room! Lucky find!

    Jess - Thanks and you're welcome!!!

    Kelly - Thanks!

  9. Kristin I lobster this skirt on you... I would love to see u pair that up with a purple like the color of your page. It would look beautiful with the color of your skin and this amazing skirt! The necklace is soooo adorable to! Love it

  10. Thanks, Midory! That shade of purple would be nice! I'll see what I can come up with:)