Cloche, but no cigar

November 19, 2012







I cut off my hair! It's been coming for a while now, I tried to get a free haircut but after that fell through I
resorted to cutting it off myself. It's a little uneven but it's pretty good. I was going  to try a shorter, Louise Brooks style cut but I figured I couldn't get that to look good on my own. And actually I like this better. I use less shampoo and my hair is drying much faster than before. Overall, I'm very happy. Though, watch this space for when I regret it all.


Also, I thought the haircut looked great with my little orange hat. It's not so great in the wind because it flies off but so do many of my hats. Also, in the top photo you can see the inside of my room, with my map of Paris (that I found in the rubbish on a Kensington street), owl drawings (from oxfam), and my ship (birthday present last year). I've also included a couple of paintings I thrifted this week. One of a camera cover and bag, and another of two girls at a piano.

And to continue on from the bad pun in the title, no cigar but a pipe...
vintage coat and Laura Ashley silk shirt//thrifted from oxfam    hat//Urban Outfitters    shoes//Office
tights//asos    dress//thrifted

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19 comments

  1. Hello dear*
    I love your hair... Beautifull.
    your style it´s so amazing!

    Kiss :)

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  2. Your hair is so great! And your outfit too. love it.
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  3. I love this! The pipe looks appropriate :) There's something 20's meet 60's in your outfit.

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  4. You, and these photos, are gorgeous! Love your new haircut! :) I'm too scared to try and cut my hair by myself, haha, but you did a great job!

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  5. What did you do with your pretty long hair?

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  6. I was trawling through some of your old posts yesterday and was thinking how great your hair looked short- now hey presto- its back! Also loving that most of these clothes are 2nd hand. Ethical fashion rocks, would expect nothing less from a fellow Oxfam blogger! Great work!

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  7. Hi,
    I'm a newbie to your blog...AWESOME POST!:D I really like your haircut and love this style.

    CrissyM

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  8. A few months ago, I went shoulder length too! You look fantastic with your new haircut.

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  9. looks so good, your brand new hair!

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  10. i love this style <3

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  11. I always cut my own hair and pray it'll turn out ok.. This is just lovely and great colours in this outfit! x

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  12. I can't get enough of twenties style hats and this one is pretty much perfect!

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  13. I love your haircut! (You're making me wish I'd stop being lazy and just go to the darn hairdresser already!) Your look is equal parts 20's and 60's, and I think it really works; the colors especially are just right for Fall.

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