calivintage: noir

today i had a bit of fun with two elements that are sorely underused in my wardrobe: leopard and lace! something about the seductive appeal of these two textiles had me feeling like a character from a noir film, so i threw on my trench coat and had a little fun with it! and i suppose the timing is just right considering we’re about to embark on halloween weekend. do you guys have fun plans? i don’t have a legit costume yet, but i’m sure i’ll think of something super last minute!

p.s. if you like my dress or blouse, then mosey on over to this post to enter for a chance to win $200 to karen kane!

dress: karen kane scollop lace dress
blouse: karen kane leopard blouse
brooch: vintage
coat: bb dakota trench coat
shoes: rosegold danielle heel in black
sunglasses: tom ford nikita
lipstick: ysl rouge pur couture in le rouge

calivintage: noir
calivintage: noir
calivintage: noir
calivintage: noir
calivintage: noir

28 Responses to noir

  1. Quincy October 28, 2011 at 12:52 pm #

    Love! Those sunglasses are fabulous.

  2. Frannie Pantz October 28, 2011 at 1:19 pm #

    What a great look for you! So fun!

  3. Angie October 28, 2011 at 1:23 pm #

    i like the layered lace and trench coat! so classy
    pandaphilia style

  4. Dom October 28, 2011 at 1:32 pm #

    So glamourous. The combination works so well on you. Your pumps are amazing also!

  5. Miranda October 28, 2011 at 1:37 pm #

    OOOO I love the layering and the amazing sunglasses.


  6. danielle & dinosaur toes October 28, 2011 at 1:39 pm #

    leopard and lace are staples in my closet for sure. i love the way you put them together, and i like that you have a sort of spy look going on with the sunglasses and trench!

  7. Chandra October 28, 2011 at 2:29 pm #

    This is one of my favorite outfits post this week!

  8. Sweet Harvest Moon October 28, 2011 at 2:58 pm #

    Wow! Love the combo, it’s very pretty!

  9. Michelle of The Feather Den October 28, 2011 at 3:30 pm #

    You look INCREDIBLY fierce. Absolutely love this outfit.

    x Michelle |

  10. Katie October 28, 2011 at 3:32 pm #

    Gosh, this look fantastic on you. What great pieces!

    And from a cat eye framed girl, these sunglasses are amazing. :)

  11. steffy October 28, 2011 at 4:15 pm #

    you look like a super sexy cia agent… i love the leopard and lace combo!

    <3 steffy
    Steffys Pros and Cons

  12. Kelly October 28, 2011 at 5:02 pm #

    Love your trench! It fits so well & looks so classic … & those sunglasses are amazing too!
    Kelly @
    Elegantly Academic

  13. Katie from ZombieLace October 28, 2011 at 7:15 pm #

    Love your super adorable noir moment. The cat eye shades make it complete! I think I need some of those! I’m super last minute about halloween costumes too ;)

  14. Prettygreentea October 29, 2011 at 1:29 am #

    You look fantastic, the lace really suits you !

  15. Fashion gossip October 29, 2011 at 1:51 am #

    Loove that dress, and your coat!!

  16. Anaïs October 29, 2011 at 5:00 am #

    Wow!! you look like a sexy evil comic girl!! And with the trench, you remain me of Dita Von Teese. Gorgeous!

  17. Emily October 29, 2011 at 8:35 am #

    Definitely my favorite outfit post of yours! Very beautiful.

  18. Shannon October 29, 2011 at 8:40 am #

    Seriously…this look is chic to death. <3 So perfect.

  19. Sherrie October 29, 2011 at 10:59 am #

    Love the pattern & texture of your dress. And those sunglasses look amazing and so retro on you!

    xo Sherrie
    Closet Hound

  20. Lady Moriarty October 29, 2011 at 2:28 pm #

    Wow, you are beautiful in black. i love the glasses of course !

    The dress on shirt is genius

    See U !

  21. Joanna October 29, 2011 at 3:59 pm #


  22. Alexa October 30, 2011 at 10:50 am #

    Absolutely stunning outfit!

    enter my new giveaway too


  23. The BB October 30, 2011 at 9:05 pm #

    The leopard and lace combination is great! And those sunglasses are fabulous.

  24. Jamie Rose November 1, 2011 at 8:33 pm #

    This mix of leopard and lace is so fun and pretty! I just love your sunglasses too

  25. charles b. goode November 7, 2011 at 9:38 am #

    wow this is one of my favorites looks i’ve seen in a while! i really love your whole outfit, totally stunning! xx

  26. Victoria / Justice Pirate November 8, 2011 at 10:05 am #

    You combine things that I’d never imagine would be able to get paired at all. Very neat. I’m finally caught up on your blog now. YEY!


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