Monday, February 18, 2013

Aussie Curves: Black and White


Three o'clock in the afternoon. The heat rippling off the asphalt and the windows melting..my electric fan adding no respite from the heat, just a dull hum to break the silence of my office. It had been three weeks without a case, and in she walked. Pale skin, blue eyes, scarlet hair.. she had a little extra padding in all the right places, if you know what I mean. I knew this dame was going to be trouble the minute I saw her, and yet I found myself sitting to attention as she sat down to tell her story.....




Can you tell that the minute I found out that this week's Aussie Curves theme was "Black and White" my brain went immediately to Film Noir? There's something dramatic about black and white outfits, perhaps that's why I am so fond of them. You would have already seen me sporting this combo numerous times if you're a regular reader, but this is a new addition to my black and white collection, it's a gorgeous dress I got at the 17 Sundays sample sale. It's made of a lovely light fabric and it was just the thing for the kind of humid hot day we had. 


I especially like the detailing on the back, it has a deep v-neck and a cross-bar of black across the shoulders. 



Of course for this my makeup had to be black and white as well - I used black and white shadows from Savoir Faire, Illamasqua's black lipstick (Called "Pristine) and Mineralogie's very nice blacker-than-black liquid liner. The fascinatior I am wearing is from www.lushcherry.com . 

Be sure to check out the other Aussie Curves posts!


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5 comments:

  1. Gorgeous Omega. Love the intro and love the post. There is something so classic and elegant about black and white. And I ADORE this dress. Gorgeous.

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  2. Brilliant! I love the intro and what a fab dress.I love a little bit of history and fantasy :) great hat too!

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  3. Awesome post, you nailed the black and white film star look

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  4. WOW love the close up. You look gorgeous.

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  5. Love the drama Omega! Your photos are gorgeous, as is your outfit this week.

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