Pink and Gold

Which do you prefer, gold or silver?

I refuse to pick one, I like both, and I match my jewellery to the colours I’m wearing on a particular day. So, if I’m wearing blue or green, it’s usually gold-tone jewellery, and silver with pink, fuchsia or purple.
However, today I wanted to try something different, and decided to wear gold-tone jewellery with this hot pink dress.

I’ve worn this dress only twice: first for my wedding reception (which was held at an airport VIP room on a very cold December day), and then a few days later for Christmas dinner in Madeira. What it needs, though, is a coat: something a bit ornamental, maybe brocade opera coat -style… something very early 60s Mad Men…

dress L.K.Bennett (old) /shoes Clarks (old) / bag DKNY / sunglasses Miu Miu

I like this type of a dress; in fact, I have a wardrobe full of them, in various colours. I just haven’t worn any of them for a while. I think it’s mainly because I think this type of a dress is perfect for winter: with a little cashmere cardigan on top, and the Spanx it requires is really not something I want to wear on a hot day… And  constant travelling has made me lazy: I seem to favour wash-and-wear jersey dresses that can be tossed into a suitcase and always emerge wrinkle-free…

brooch Nina Ricci via Hirst Antiques /gold bangles my mother’s /
antique gold watch my grandmother’s / ring custom-made

What do you think, do pink and gold go together?

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  1. Vicky
    21 June 2014 / 5:55 pm

    I prefer silver, but in this case, I like gold too. You're very pretty in this dress.Kisses 🙂

    • Tiina L
      21 June 2014 / 10:09 pm

      Thank you Vicky, that's so sweet of you.

  2. My name is Peggy Sue
    21 June 2014 / 6:58 pm

    I love the pink dress! is a dream!!!! very beautiful !!!! kissssssssssssssssssss

    • Tiina L
      21 June 2014 / 10:11 pm

      Thank you. I like pink, and this dress is special, of course…

  3. Charlotte Issyvoo
    21 June 2014 / 10:40 pm

    I think yellow gold goes with anything so I'm not the best person to ask. Like you, though, I wear both, depending on my outfit so, when my fiancé and I just designed our engagement rings, we designed mine to be both yellow and white gold. I love the bracelet on your right arm; it's incredible. I have a starburst brooch very like yours but it hasn't found it's way into my blog yet.But the main reason I clicked on you, was because you and I look so much alike, especially when we're wearing such similar outfits! I hope you don't mind, but I'm sharing this link so you can see what I mean.

    • Tiina L
      21 June 2014 / 11:49 pm

      Thanks, Charlotte. Yes, we do look a bit alike (the curse of the curly hair… You seem to be more at ease with yours, though) and wearing similar colours ( although the colours are a bit off in the photo; the dress is actually quite pink…). I've been visiting your blog every once in a while, too, and can relate to your interest in feminism (Women's Studies minor at University, about a hundred years ago)

    • Charlotte Issyvoo
      22 June 2014 / 5:14 am

      I've always loved my curly hair! I find it sad that some women fight theirs. I have a minor in Women's Studies too, also about a hundred years ago.

  4. Jacqueline Stewart
    22 June 2014 / 1:41 am

    First of all, my GOSH that frock is amazing!! But secondly, I do love silver jewelry a lot more than gold, but you are rocking this gold brooch, it looks wonderful with the frock too

    • Tiina L
      22 June 2014 / 6:46 am

      Thank you Jacqueline. Pink and gold was a new idea for me, too, as I wear silver much more often. But I really wanted to wear that brooch (I usually wear it on the collar of my blue winter coat) and gold looks so pretty in summer…

  5. Sacramento Amate
    22 June 2014 / 5:45 pm

    You look sooooooooooooooo fantastic in that dress Tiina, ahhhhhhhhhhhh The pop of gold is perfect.Thank you sooooooooooooo much for being part of the Share-in-Style familyXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

    • Tiina L
      23 June 2014 / 3:03 am

      Thank you, I love being part of Share-in-Style and seeing all these creative ladies.

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