Saturday, 18 April 2009

Red Legged Exhibition Exhibitionist

So today was the last day of *this* exhibition of Sarah Wilson's work...

I'd been meaning to go all holiday - there are many examples like this where I wait and wait and wait 'til the last minute and almost (or do) miss great stuff.

Basically, this is going to be a two-part post... This is about my clothes today... Because I am impatient and can't wait to put them up... And part 2 - next week - will be about the artist, collection and exhibition itself! 

So. Here goes.

Shocked. Bright legs. Art. Light.








Wearing - Red M&S tights, ubiquitous ToyWatch, ASOS.com horse print shorts, Motel lace back dress (wrong way around) over Tavi / Borders and Frontiers teeshirt and Hush Puppy black sheer-lace-up heeled Oxfords. Oh, and in the first two pics, I'm also covering up with the ever-useful Tibetan shawl and carrying the UBER-CHIC (not) laptop bag!

The exhibition was at New Hall (now Murray Edwards, but we still call it the old name...) College, which is what's called a 'hill college' - i.e. out of town by about 15 minutes or so - FAR in Cambridge terms, AND it's all girls... Eek. I like my 70:30 boys to girls ratio thank you very much! ;-D (More about New Hall's art collection in Part 2!)

It was the first properly sunny day we've had (in Cambridge - I'm excepting my sunny Hampshire Easter Monday here...) in ages. Bliss. Not quite warm enough for uncovered legs, but certainly teeshirt weather!

Sorry for the short-ish post. I've got several hundred more dissertation words to do before bed. Sigh.

Xxxc
Photos, as ever, by Alex Tatton-Brown

95 comments:

akaCola said...

those red tights are amazing! =] bte i so understand the likeness for 70:30 boy to girl ratio =]

Fashion Garden said...

wow red tight rock !!
alice
xoxo

www.thefashiongarden.blogspot,com

Rain said...

wow...your red tights are awesome! Have to get one myself :P :)

Winnie said...

Oh, looking great in the bright tights! I studied History of Art at Uni and the ratio of boys and girls was hilarious. It was 90% girls!

Ashita said...

Red Tights!!

I need some of that. You have the perfect shad of red as well *envious*

Your outfit is so efortlessly chic I love it anyone in real life can actually draw inspiration!

Can't wait until next week :D:D

Morena Doll said...

Cute.
Adorable.
Love.

Chrissy said...

Very nice. I love red leggings. :)

MetrA "L4L" said...

Boom Pow!!!! Amazing red leggings :)))

Metra
http://lustluv.blogspot.com

cavaán said...

thank you for the comment haha, LOVE LOVE the tights.

Annie said...

love, love, LOVE your tights and shorts! that's such an awesome color for tights.

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Cari (isnotfashion) said...

Love those tights! http://isnotfashion.blogspot.com

Rosanna said...

cute skirt!!!

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DaisyChain said...

You rock those red tights! I was so close to ordering those asos shorts, I kind of wish I had.

Cassie Casserole said...

You sure make those red tights look good!

dirtyflaws said...

ahhh too cute xx

Suzanne said...

Lovely outfit:D

Rand said...

love the colours u are wearing!!
lovley
x

diamondsinchampagne said...

OMG i adore those red tights. I must buy bright coloured tights for winter!

GraceFace said...

Your outfit, as per usual, is gorgeous!

Alex said...

You didn't put up the ones of you waiting to cross the road! (I really should start posting the outtakes of these photoshoots...)

The Stylish One said...

Hi! Your style is really cool:) By the way, I saw that you were wondering where the shoes worn by the 2nd person on the blog "The Sartorialist"!!! Well I know actually... Luella!! Anyway, just thought you'd like to know:)

Elizabeth Victoria C said...

I love the bright red tights with the gorgeous black boots. Good luck on the dissertation girl, xo

Couture Carrie said...

Absolutely adore this look! The red tights make it!

xoxox,
CC

maria memi said...

funky name of blog

HEK said...

Those red tights look amazing on you! God you have long legs! So jealous..

VANESSA DATORRE AND LEIRE URZAIZ said...

those red tights areeee stuning"""!!

captivateme said...

perfection! Your red tights are making me crazy; I absolutely adore them :-)

Erika said...

Oh good grief, red tights. I am so in love with red tights. I want a pair, but I have no idea to wear them with. Maybe I could just buy them for a future special occasion?

By the way, I never made it to the library. That said, I visited one vicariously through you! :)

beth said...

gorgeous tights i love them!
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xx

cswslaura said...
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cswslaura said...

love the red tights, they go perfect with the short, i thought it was a dress, but no lol

Emz said...

I loveeeeeee bright colored tights! The red is an absolutely fabulous pop of color!

Julia said...

Oh I love your outfit!
xoxo

Ruhvana and Flanelli said...

A very cute outfit!

K@terina B. said...

the red tights rock!!! wht's the print on the dress?

The Novelista Barista said...

some people can pull them off and u are def one of them!!!! u go girl :)

Maverick Malone said...

Oooh, I love the red tights!! Not sure if i could pull those off, but you look great!!

xox, mavi

Jenny H. said...

i love the colour of those bright red tights.
great outfit!

and you have a fabulous blog.
i am so glad i just came across it.

noteniasporque said...

the whole blog is just wrong... I am really annoyed I had to watch all those pictures... which are again wrong...
were they taken in the 80s and you just uploaded them now?
you really need to get rid of these disgunting and old fashioned clothes, not to mention the 200 stones you need to drop off...
do you dress yourself with a total lack of light? in the most absolut darkness, don´t you?
I hope you re-think about the whole blog thing and you close it forever and ever so you make a favour to the world and do not leave any testimonial of the worldwide damage you occasionate every time you try to dress yourself up.
you really lack of any sense of style, and needed to tell you in case your friends are not doing it yet... which seems to be very true
take care

Cassiopeia said...

ooh! a blog hater! how exciting. i must have *arrived* ;-D

Putri Erdisa said...

oh.. dont care what they said! but i love your skirt! beautiful pattern!
nice blog, sweetie.
visit my blog too..
xoxo

Putri Erdisa said...

oh, that's not too bad if they're not an anonymous person.
i've ever got one like that, and... it sucks! lol.
anyway, it doesnt matter if you replied their comment.
yeah, they do deserve to be replied (impolitely).
lol.

teenfashionista said...

Amazing red tights! Love love love.

karl's sweet child said...

love all the shots! it reminds me that i have a red tights waiting for me in the closet

FindCottage.ca said...

Wow!! Kudos to you for wearing red tights! You are one brave lady , you know:)
and I love your hair in the pictures, it's so beautiful and healthy:)
thx for all your comments on LaMimi, I enjoy reading them:)

xoxo

Mimi

http://style.la-mimi.com

adalia said...

looking goooooood!


-adalia
clever-disguise.blogspot.com

The Clothes Horse said...

I love your red stockings. You rock them.

Joelyne said...

yes i must agree with mimi. you have beautiful hair! i need to buy some red stockings for sure!

joelyne
xxx
www.thesydneygirl.blogspot.com

fashiongeometry said...

i love how you paired the red tights with those shorts. really cute!

Lindsay said...

Love the leggings! You make such fun fashion choices, and I love that you'll put a piece on backwards to make it more unique. Thanks for the inspiration!

Louisee x said...

Lol at the hater, those people seriously need to get a life.

You are so working the red tights! I love how you've worn the motel dress backwards, too, it looks so nice :).

I love peoples reactions when I wear red tights too, a teacher at my sixth form once made the joke 'Ouch you've got bad sunburn'. How lame.

http://becausewearingblacklooksmysterious.blogspot.com/
xoxo

Elizabeth Marie said...

Your hair is unbeweabable! And i love the tights!

www.unbeweavable.blogspot.com

xoxo Liz

Kay said...

I love the shorts and I really want a toywatch watch! New Hall is quite far out, my bus always goes past there (:

coco said...

Wow those tights really make the look.

Appeal to the Eye said...

ooooo I like that dress so pretty, and with those stocking is amazing

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Much Love
sweety

Verena Stefanie

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Sol said...

I'd be too self-concious to rock those red tights like you do, they look amazing!

modern antoinette said...

You look great as always...I always find you wear the most gorgeous prints and color together. I'm in love with your red tights!!!

xoxo
Stephanie
www.modernantoinette.blogspot.com

Francheska said...

RED TIGHTS ARE HOOTT!
looking great thereee!!! :)
And yyay to the exhibition.
I love art?
yes!
:D

becca. said...

gorgeous tights.
and the third picture is great photography :]
i've never been on your blog before, but i just thought i'd say i really like it, and your really pretty too :]
xx

Francheska said...

Dudeee
I can totally send you an invite to fashionspot...!

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sarah said...

great leggings!

Lobelia said...

Oh, you're beautiful! Great outfit!

She's Dressing Up said...

Love everything, esp the shawl!

Twobreadsplease said...

I love your boots!

Mademoiselle Frou-Frou said...

ooh, look at those cute red tights! love it!!
xox

Claudia said...

i love it!

Putri Erdisa said...

how is the blog-hater dear? lol.

Berenice said...

i loooooove the red tights! amazing!

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Mademoisselle Chic said...

i love your red tights!

The Socialite said...

Like almost everyone on here the red stockings are bananas! ;)

Lily said...

I have to say, I think this is my favourite outfit yet! You have fantastic legs, you should get them out as much as possible!

http://mirth-thehouseof.blogspot.com

Anna said...

You look so cute in that dress!, oh and I added you to my eeh... "link-list" haha (:

julesinthecity said...

I love the red tights! ;)

Phuongalong said...

the color red looks great on your legs =)

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yiqin; said...

OMG totally amazing. I have to get red tights!!!

tesskatherine said...

This is wonderful!! im in love with your shoes.

http://heartandwristsintact.blogspot.com/

K @ Blog Goggles said...

Love. Love. Love. Tights.

Susie Bubble said...

The red tights are marvellous....perfect for this amazing light we're getting too!

Darrah said...

I need some red tights pronto! Those are brilliant for spring layering.

$ouLphate said...

ur rocking the red tights!

...love Maegan said...

so cute!

bridechic said...

Love the red tights with the boots

Trixie La Belle said...

Loving the red thights! ;D;D;D

xxx

Trixie La Belle

MT Days & Nights said...

red tights can brighten any dull day.

saray said...

I love seeing how people wear bright tights

Carolina Botelho said...

lovely outfitt! :) really cute!

Tina { Luphia Loves... } said...

red leggings are amazing!!

TheMinx said...

those shorts are ABSOLUTELY the cutest things ever. end of story.
:)

Victoria-H said...

You reaaaally pull of the red tights ! :)

Marian said...

the red tights look great on that outfit!
X
marian

Shared closet said...

oh-my-good!
i love yor style! you are so original!
xoxo
valentina

Robynne said...

I love the red tights! I need to wear mine again sometime soon!

fashion on edge

Bradpetehoops said...

So beautiful.

A said...

gimmie your bootts!!! :)