Monday, 8 June 2015

My Five Decades of Style

I turned 50 last week...

And if you've been following me on Instagram, you know that I celebrated my birthday in Barcelona (like I've done almost every year for the past 10 years or so...). I will of course post pictures of Barcelona, and travel outfits, in due course.

Now, however, I'm back home, having landed an hour and a half ago. And it's late. Or early morning, rather. Really early (it's was a late flight...), and I'm glad I don't have to go back to work until Wednesday...

Anyway, since big birthdays are supposed to be a time of reflection and taking stock (you know, past achievements, future plans, that sort of thing...), I thought a look at how my sense of style has evolved is in order.

So, here it is: my five decades of style...

Starting with the late 60's:

60's child

A very trendy holiday look from the 70's:

70's child

I was a fashion student in the 80's (made the dress myself):

80's fashion

Big hair and florals in the 90's:

fashion in the 90s

A brief love-affair with black in the 00's:

black sundress

And now I'm 50 and fabulous:


Or 50 and very tired, given that it's 5 am and I got home half an hour ago...
So, let me wish you good night, or good morning, and have a great week.

Tiina
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  1. Wishing you a very Happy Birthday , I have enjoyed a little glimpse of your trip through Instagram.
    A wonderful look at your evolving style through the decades. Most definately, fabulous at any age.

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  2. Happy Birthday! Fifty is so great. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, xo.

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  3. Happy Birthday! You have one year and a couple of days on me.

    Can't wait to see the Barcelona photos.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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    1. Thanks, Suzanne! I will be posting some Barcelona photos this weekend.

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  4. Happy Birthday, Tiina!! Loved the photos of all the different decades of your life. I also used to sew (and knit) lots of my clothes when I was a teen and well into 20s. Have a great couple of days off before returning to work, and I'm looking forward to Barcelona posts. xxx

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    1. Thanks, Natalia! I used to sew some of my clothes when I was a fashion student, in my early 20s. Haven't done it since... Sewing, knitting etc is not really my thing, drives me crazy...

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  5. Happy Birhtday ! Amazing photos :) x

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  6. Beautiful pictures, congratulations! Really fabulous.

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  7. Happy belated birthday, Tiina! I've been wrapped up with myself and therefore have been slow at browsing Instagram/blogging and I missed your special day. I am sure it was a blast. Tiina, you are truly your mom's daughter. You were cute in your early years (i'd totally wear that kaftan top from the 70s today!), a hottie in your 20s, 30s and you live it up all the way! I love your choices (that black dress is haute!) and I am sure your 50s is going to be as interesting. Wait for me, I'll join you there soon :) Kisses!

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    1. Thanks, dear! Yes, it was a wonderful trip, I always love going to Barcelona and miss it already...

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  8. Happy Birthday!! I have 3 more years until the milestone. I love the pics of your fashion each decade. I remember big hair! Love it and I didnt know you were a fashion student, love it!
    You look lovely, you know I love purple on you, now get some rest.

    Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesday!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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    1. Thanks, Jess! Oh yes, big hair... the thing is, I've always had big hair (still do), back then I just didn't try to tame it...

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  9. Oh, that black dress is really fabulous. What a great retrospective. Love your 60s dress too... ;-)

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