Saturday, 6 February 2021


 Hello everyone, how are you doing?

This is another casual outfit which I wore last Sunday when my husband and I went to the movies to see "My Salinger Year".  Two weeks earlier my poor husband ruptured the calf muscle on his right leg which is very painful, especially when he tries to walk.  

There is no such cure for it except rest, ice and elevation. So most of the time he just sits on the couch with his leg up reading a book or watching news and when he wants to go outside, I drive him to Bondi Beach, bring out a folding chair and he sits with a book or just watches the world to go by while I complete my circuit walk along the boardwalk.  Apparently, it will take up to a couple of months to heal 😟 properly so we will be taking things slowly.  However, I have to give him credit, he does everything in his will power to go out, even if it's just a drive to the movies and back.

I bought this double layered skirt many years ago at Bondi Markets but don't wear it often.  I have seen its many incarnations at almost every clothing market I've been through.  Basically, it's two layers of fabric of different patterns and length, cut on the bias and stitched to the belt in a way that you wrap it on either side which makes it two skirts in one. 

I really like it's pattern, it looks really pretty, especially the side with big red flowers on it and the the price tag was quite cheap. When I tried it on, I thought it looked slightly too bohemian for my liking and I didn't have a top of a similar vibe in my wardrobe to go with it. 

Funny enough, on the day when we were going to the movies, or driving to the movies, to be exact, I felt like wearing something different and decided to give the skirt another chance. 

 I wore it with a white loose fitted blouse with a collar and a deep V-cut neck which I bought at Zara last year and it seemed to work.  I experimented with two different ways of wearing the blouse: half-tucked inside the skirt, then tied-up in the front.  Which one do you prefer?

To keep the bohemian vibe, I wore black open toe espadrilles and gypsy looking earrings.

Have you seen this movie?  What are your thoughts?  I won't say anything, no spoiler alert from me😊

Until then,



  1. Beautiful skirt and a fabulous Boho outfit! I’m glad you gave the skirt another chance. Bohemian is my primary style. I have a couple of skirts made like that. They feel so nice to wear. I like the tied shirt version of your outfit best. (The asymmetry of the half tuck bothers me no matter who does it or with what outfit, but that’s just one of my eccentricities.)

    I’m sorry your husband has such a serious calf injury. Sounds like he’s doing what needs to be done to heal it.


    1. Thank you for your nice comment Michelle. Truth be told, I am not a big fan of half-tuck myself, was just experimenting. Have a nice week :)

  2. Your skirt is so pretty! Love the cut and double layers! I want to see My Salinger Year and hope you enjoyed it!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

  3. I love this skirt! The colors and the pattern are so pretty and it is different and fun! I love it best with the blouse tied in a knot. I love how you styled it!

    1. Thank you Mireille, wearing the blouse in a knot seems the most likable version. Looks, like my husband's leg is on the mend :)

  4. Such a pretty skirt! I think I prefer the blouse tied but the half tuck looks great too. I hope your husband's leg heals soon, that sounds super painful. Thanks for linking up!

    Emma xxx

  5. Really beautiful style! Just love this entire look especially the blouse :)

  6. What a cute skirt! i really like the top knotted with it :) I used to have a similar skirt when I was younger I got at a market too - you could turn it into a top and a dress, it came with a CD with all these different ways to wear it! I think I donated it? I'm fairly sure I don't have it any more which is a shame!

    Hope your husband continues to heal well, that must be really hard for him!

    Hope you are having a nice weekend :) We had fun with the family celebrating Lunar New Year with a big meal yesterday :)

    Away From Blue

  7. I didn't know you can wear it as a dress, it probably would to be too short for me :). My husband's injury seems to be on the mend, thanks for asking. Have a great week ahead