Thursday, January 6, 2011

Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye

The whole day this outfit reminded me of this nursery rhyme:

Sing a song of sixpence a pocket full of rye,

Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie.

When the pie was opened the birds began to sing,

Oh wasn't that a dainty dish to set before the king?
The king was in his counting house counting out his money,
The queen was in the parlour eating bread and honey
The maid was in the garden hanging out the clothes,
When down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose!

Dress: 1940s Ice skating dress/ from badgirlvintage

Purse: 1980s castle purse (tower come out) Betty Dumoulin/ from sumthinclassy 
Hat: 1930s cut out birds with primary color embroidered eyes/ from Waistland
Shoes: 1940s intricate lace where the laces are
Brooch: 1930s Gold Bird Lea stein


Michelle said...

Haha! I guess it does look sort of blackbird-ish. I love the dress, it's so wonderful. Black and mustard/yellow look so great together!

Penny Dreadful said...

Wahahaha! You have the best collection of purses ever. I don't know whether to be awed or envious.

Honor said...

I love the dress perfect for winter weather

Anonymous said...

Ah, you need a pair of black, sparkly skates! and then, a rink! or a pond.

Fashion Forestry said...

Michelle: Actually my hat has black birds on it :)

Penny Dreadful: Hahah I'm poor though because of my purse addiction..

Honor: It is super cozy and comfortable!

Terri: I know I really need a personal pond! I would skate all day!

Artfully Awear said...

AMAZING purse. You look fab!

Mama Wolf said...

I love your hat..seriously!

Jenni said...

It's official--best purse collection ever. No one else even comes close! I love your little ice skating dress, too! Black and yellow is one of my favorite color combinations.

reckless daughter said...

this outfit is very nursery rhyme in the best ever way!

LincolnTaft said...

omg. that castle purse is like a dream. fantastic find!

Sophi said...

that dress is wonderful! and it's perfectly paired with your charmingly ominous purse and hat :)

AnnaBananaCupcake said...

The hat!! This is too much awesomeness for me to take. I've got to find a hat like that!


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