OWL-LELUJAH!

Weird fact about me. I used to fly birds of prey. It was a random experience involving an ex, a falconer and a bird surgeon, but I won’t bore anyone with the details. Suffice it to say, a love for raptors has stuck and what better way to pay them homage than to wear a shirt with owls all over it? #thingspdxwouldsay

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I didn’t have theme mind when I got dressed this day — sometimes I do. But as soon as I pulled this blouse out of my closet I saw visions of Soul Train and Studio 54. Nothing says the ’70s like bishop sleeves and a pussy bow.

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I was feeling sassy enough to wear bell bottoms (or “trumpet trousers” as my immigrant husband calls them) but having none, I tried to mimic the effect with these amazing and most comfortable wide leg pants that ripple in the most satisfying way as I sashay down the street. Told you I was feeling sassy.

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And platforms. How apropos! These are very comfortable, but they take some getting used to. I’ve done a few moves that look like I’m getting my swerve on in a night club but are actually just me trying to right myself when I nearly roll my ankle after stepping, unwittingly, on a rock.

One trend that I have always and will always love: metallics. Another one: fringe. It’s the movement, the liveliness that makes it so fun for me to wear.

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I almost reached for big hoop earrings until my eyes were caught by a glint of green — nay, PEACOCK, and I thought “perfect!” I found it to be a little more unexpected given the relative predictability of everything else. Such a subtle detail, but as they say, the devil is in them.

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Finally, this coat, if you can call it that.

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This masterpiece of faux fur and silk.

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I’ve already waxed poetic about this luxurious beauty in one of my first YouTube videos. When I found this, I was looking for something over-sized and sensible that could be worn in every day life. Nailed it.

I hope everyone is having a good day and sashaying down their own street like they bought it.

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Peace Yinz,

Dita

LINK LOVE

Blouse (old)

Pants: Just Female (unavailable); similar here (love these!)

Coat: Maison Mayle here

Earrings: Grayling Jewelry here (do yourself a favor)

Sunglasses: Gucci (old)

Bag: Monserat de Luca Bochoa bag; here

Shoes: Chanel CC cap toe mule (older season); some lucky duck can get them here, here (I didn’t even know this color existed!)

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