Thursday, December 31, 2015

the secret wardrobe life of wardrobetales no. 12 (rundholz edition)

NOTE: ringing in the new year with a bunch of rundholz. thank you for visiting with me here this past year. i wish you all the very best for 2016!

photo nos. 2, 3 and 4: when i was shown the jacket that i am wearing here, i nearly swooned. (yes, when it comes to clothes -- and, these days, rundholz clothes in particular -- i swoon so often that, if i had the wherewithal, it would probably make sense to hire someone to follow me around with a fainting couch when i go clothing shopping -- and shopping for rundholz clothes in particular.) when i brought the jacket home and started pairing it with existing bottoms -- this skirt and these pants -- i started feeling a bit matrix-y (the outside the matrix part), a bit mad max-y (the original) and a bit star wars-y. interesting mix.

photo nos. 5 and 6: new pullover. why? because i love (love) the colour, it was available and who knows how long before there is another rundholz collection in this colour. in other words ... just because.

photo no. 7: someone described this coat as "so judd nelson ... in the breakfast club". true. but i love (love) it.

photo nos. 8 and 9: i try to avoid buying multiples of the same thing. mostly because i feel i should focus on sampling as much of the many different things that are available to me. then again, if something really works, i see nothing wrong with buying multiples of it. i first got this dress in deep red (see photo nos. 5 and 6). when i realized how practical the dress was in my wardrobe, i wanted it in black. i resisted for as long as i could. finally, i caved. i have no regrets and will not look back!

photo nos. 8, 9 and 10: there was a moment (recently) when i thought that i had tossed these boots. then, i found them, at the back of a shoe shelf, hidden behind a ton of trippens. i can't tell you how happy i was. i (very literally) grew up (came into my style) wearing these boots. the thought that i would let them go ... i have no words. anyways, i am wearing them here because ... well ... winter has arrived  ... and these boots were always my tried and true winter boots. others may be wearing sorels, hunters or bean boots (gosh have those ever become popular). and, i had my sorel, hunter and bean boot moments (on the cusp of their popularity). but, now, it somehow feels right to go back to my tried and true combat boots.

all my clothes and accessories are by rundholz. my black footwear (except in the last three photos) is by john fluevog (in the last three photos, i am wearing my very old (very old) combat boots). my cherry red chelsea boots are doc martens.


Jessica said...

So much loveliness. Thanks again for your blog! Wishing you a wonderful 2016.

Anonymous said...

Always thrilled to see these Rundholz clusters.
Thanks for making the year more lovely and aesthetically interesting!

Brenda said...

To paraphrase Bruce Dickinson - yes, *the* Bruce Dickinson - I got a fever, and the only prescription is more Rundholz! Wishing you all the very best in 2016.

Sue said...

So many fabulous outfits, but the red stood out for me. All the very best for 2016, it is going to be an amazing year!

Rfmsf said...

Love the clothes you wear. You have encouraged me to experiment with layering.
Look forward to your blog.

phlegmfatale said...

Stunning! I now have Rundholz envy!