Thursday, 19 May 2016

The Melancholy of Being Frozen in Time

Vive Maria SS16, pastel spring look, dreamy style
Jazzafine, dear fascinator, cute headwear
vive maria ss16, flower print dress, 50s style dress
Vive Maria SS16, flower print dress, vintage look
streetstyle blogger, retro style, vive maria dress
Jazzafine, bambi fascinator, headwear
style blogger, handcandy, statement bracelet
round flower sunglasses, dear fascinator, jazzafine headwear
pastel summer look, dreamy street style, 50s style dress
Vivienne Westwood x Melissa shoes, jelly high heels, net socks
Vow London, sunglasses, pink round sunnies

Very close to the chimney, there is a fawn, it always sleeps and sits on a bed of gravel, its big eyes open but dead, its fur soft yet cold. This is a memory of my childhood and bambi is still in my parents home, frozen in time and waiting there with its sad eyes whenever I come to visit. My father told me that he found it lying dead in the forest when he was a kid, and the gamekeeper had it stuffed for him. Since I was very young, I was fascinated by this creature, because it was my first and only very close encounter with a fawn.

For all beauty inhabited by this creature, there is a lot of melancholy in seeing it stuffed: Aren't they made for running through the forest and snack on field flowers?

Therefore, my Bambi is no taxidermy, but a cute fascinator, the bed of gravel has been replaced with a bed of flowers and living Bambi can run freely in the forest. No animals harmed in the name of fashion here (even my shoes are plastic, you see).

Still, the memory of its stuffed version I hold very dear because it is strongly connected to something very precious: My parents, my childhood and the first place I ever thought of as home.

My Outfit:
Dress: Vive Maria, Fascinator: Jazzafine, Bag: River Island (old), Sunglasses: Vow, Bracelet: Goodhood, Shoes: Vivienne Westwood x Melissa, Socks: The Whitepepper


  1. You look so beautiful here Sara and that may just be the sweetest hat I ever saw!!! <3 xxx

  2. Love that fluffy purse


  3. adore this outfit and that facinator is so cute!

  4. Beaufiful.

    I must know-what nail polish are you wearing and how do you keep your arms so lovely and lean??

    Soo, a London based fan.

    1. It's this nail polish: With the arms I can't help, I was just born with spider arms (unfortunately I haven't got the legs to go with it ;-) ) xxx