Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Well, just quietly - yesterday was my birthday (shhh).
I'm not normally a big celebration person, but I took the day off work to hang out with Jakk and swan around Sydney doing fun things.

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It was also a really good excuse to wear one of my favourite 1940's rayon dresses, as we were starting the afternoon with High Tea.
 
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This dress was a bit of a punt - it was bargin priced (for 1940's rayon) due to some small holes but I wasnt sure if it would fit my hips. Turns out it fitted beautifully and the holes were easily mended. That fabric, oh my!

After High Tea, we headed up Oxford Street which is full swing for Mardi Gras. ANZ Bank is one of the sponsers, and they've blinged out a heap of their cash machines to GAYTMs.
We found the sailor one - apparently there is a blinged out unicorn GAYTM around somewhere too.

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Charles Phoenix-inspired pose

















And finally, ending the night with Bingay - gay bingo! It raises money for the Aids Council of NSW, and is one of the funniest events on during Mardi Gras.

Unfortunately, the drag-queen host found out it was my birthday which lead to a lot of embarrassing attention...


















Outfit details
1940's dress - Afterglow Vintage, Etsy.
Shoes - Miss L Fire, Mildred
1940's 'B' lucite brooch - Etsy
Bag and Glasses - Mimco

I hope you liked the little look into my birthday!

8 comments:

BusyLizzie said...

Happy birthday!!!
and enjoy Mardi Gras - such a fun event, I have been a few times now, love it :)

Hariluna said...

Happy birthday and happy mardi gras too!

Kate said...

Happy Birthday!

Perlchen Noir said...

Happy Birthdy - you look great!

xoxo Perlchen Noir

Claire Gittins said...

Happy belated birthday! You look great on your dress.

Miss Emmi said...

Happy birthday! I love the gaytms!

Lucy said...

Belated Happy Birthday! Love the dress and want the shoes :-) x

wardrobeexperience said...

happy belated birthday! the dress is so beautiful!

 
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