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Vintage tapestry backpack & floral sneakers

by Connie C., 23 year old fashion blogger and maker of hair accessories from Melbourne, Australia

46 comments · 11 · May 23, 2010


Connie Cao - Rubi Shoes Floral Sneakers, Diva Bracelets, Forever 21 Beret, Made By Kani Bow On Beret, Cotton On Body Jumper, Vintage/Thrifted Scarf, Vintage/Thrifted Tapestry Backpack, Forever 21 Jeans - Vintage tapestry backpack & floral sneakers
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  1. floral sneakers

    rubi shoes

    , in Floral Sneakers
  2. bracelets


    , in Bracelets
  3. bow on beret

    made by Kani

    , in Berets
  4. scarf


    , in Scarves
  5. tapestry backpack


    , in Backpacks

I am in love with this tapestry backpack. If you've seen the little tapestry sling purse I have worn in previous posts.. guess what? IT'S THE SAME PATTERN. Yeah! I was so excited when I saw this bag in a op shop (you Americans probably call them thrift shops) far far away from my house.. it was literally like finding treasure! I always wanted a spunky backpack for school.. actually I wanted a tan leather one (& still do!), however I would never have imagined to find a tapestry one! In tip top condition too! I used it quite a bit during the summer months of uni, but lately it's just been sitting on my hat stand as it doesn't really go with my winter coats! I also have a little black backpack which I shall show you soon!

I was inspired by Forever New to make this studded bow beret. I made one for my friend too because we both have the same beret from Forever 21 and it seemed to be a bit of a lost cause without anything to spice it up. Anyways all this studding has gotten me excited (Sorry I copied you Forever New!) but I have drawn all these other more original beret designs in my notebook which I want to create :D. If they become successful.. maybe I will sell some too! But who knows! Too bad I haven't got anymore berets willing to have a makeover :( As you have probably realised I have a thing for headwear - headbands, hats, etc. Decorating berets remind me very closely to decorating headbands - the designs on both somewhat overlap/can be transferable - this is getting me very exciting as I'm planning to spend my 3 week holiday coming up soon making things!!

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Sharon K
im in luv with ur shoes! :D
and ur beret is very nice :3 hyped!
Isabel Ramthun
your look is just amazing.
i like the pullover, the scarf (i'm looking for one like this!) and your shoes.
i like the whole look. beautiful.
Connie Cao
thanks! hope you find one! :D
Tatianna G
Awww, your looks are the best!
I love your shoes *.*
Hyped <3
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Melissa R.
AHH you recieve my heart, love. this is so cute:)
Rebekah C.
love those shoes.
the whole outfit is cute :)
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Katarzyna Kozłowska
love the stripes and floral patter connection:)
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Allie Ross
Your style is amazing! The shoes, the beret, the tapestry bag, everything! Where did you get those shoes?!
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Ess Tee
Where'd you get these shoes?? THEY'RE SO CUTE!
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