I always enjoy exploring museums and art galleries, be it when I am travelling or at home. This is at the entrance to my local , the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Time constraints today left little time to explore further inside . I will return soon to reacquaint myself with the permanent exhibits and explore the new ones.

This art piece constructed from parts of old machinery is a reference to our second museum located at Inveresk in an old rail yard.

According to the sign this red spiral also connects the two museums- I most admit I couldn’t quite get the connection but it made for a colourful shot against my black outfit.

I read an article recently suggesting that you should dress for the life you actually lead – not the life you  dream of. I thought about this and decided to ignore this advice as I felt if it applied to me I would spend all my time in my rather daggy gardening gear.

I have always enjoyed clothing with an arty, architectural vibe – does that mean I dream of an arty life in a large , bustling city, maybe, be that isn’t likely to happen any time soon . In the mean time I will dress the way I like in my own small city and visit the those large cities whenever possible.

Black always a favourite – pants Moyuru, they have seen many seasons, Rundholz jacket , a naughty new season purchase but I know I will wear this for many, many years to come, Trippen sandals.

Accessories for today – bangles , thrift shop finds, sunnies Fendi and this rather amazing necklace from Jianlondon that I found on sale at a local store. It is as light as a feather to wear.

Wherever the path leads and a back view of the Rundholz jacket, showing the spots.

Joining Patti for Visible Monday, Jess for Turning Heads Tuesday, Mica for Weekday Wear Link Up and Nancy for Fancy Friday.

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  1. October 21, 2019 / 10:53 am

    That necklace is the head player of the outfit to me. It’s fabulous, intriguing and black!

    • grownupglamour
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      October 22, 2019 / 4:48 am

      Thanks Nancy, I was vary happy when I found this necklace and know I will wear it with so many things.

  2. October 21, 2019 / 12:04 pm

    You always mix textures so well and I’m loving that statement necklace! I think we should always wear what makes us happy! 🙂 Comfortable clothes and feeling good about what I’m wearing always makes me happy, even if my outfits get a little messed up by the kids sometimes, ha! Everything has to be machine washable so I guess in that way I dress for the life I have!

    Hope that you had a lovely weekend 🙂 Thank you so much for joining the #weekdayWearLinkUp 🙂

    • grownupglamour
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      October 22, 2019 / 4:45 am

      Thank you so much Mica. I totally agree that we should wear what makes us happy. I do remember having little ones , comfortable and washable is the only way to go. Always my pleasure to join your link up , enjoy your week.

    • grownupglamour
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      October 22, 2019 / 4:41 am

      Many thanks Mireille, this is always a style I enjoy.

  3. October 21, 2019 / 3:54 pm

    LOOKING VERY ARTY INDEED!
    YOU Must get stopped multiple times a day!

    • grownupglamour
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      October 22, 2019 / 4:38 am

      Thank you so much , always like this arty vibe. No doubt you too receive many compliments on your wonderful caftans.

  4. October 22, 2019 / 1:24 pm

    Five years ago I wrote a blog post suggesting you dress for the life you want rather than the life you lead – I certainly do!
    I love the shape of those wonderful trousers and those shoes. The museum should make you an exhibit.
    The jacket isn’t naughty at all, it’s fabulous. I can see you wearing that beauty for years.

    • grownupglamour
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      October 24, 2019 / 9:34 pm

      Many thanks Vix, we are on the same page there , you are a fine example. It was the shape of the pants that caught my attention when I found the pants a few years ago, thats my criteria for black pants . i know the jacket will be with me for many seasons to come.

  5. October 24, 2019 / 4:44 pm

    That necklace is a piece of art! And so appropriate for this location.

    • grownupglamour
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      October 24, 2019 / 9:30 pm

      Many thanks Tiina , so true the necklace was right at home.

  6. October 25, 2019 / 3:18 pm

    Love the necklace that is the show piece of accessories. Your jacket is so fabulous and I always love how you use texture and pattern with all black or a sold color. Museums are somthing I cant do with my EDS as I have a hard time standing for longer periods. I do enjoy art though!
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

    • grownupglamour
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      October 28, 2019 / 5:22 am

      Thank you Jess , I loved the necklace both for the statement it makes but also for the fact that it is as light as a feather to wear. What a shame you can no longer enjoy visiting museums with your EDS , I understand how this would be so difficult for you but as you say there are other ways to enjoy art.

  7. October 27, 2019 / 11:42 am

    Yes, you are a work of art. Always. And I luv every piece you have on today. Bravo!

    • grownupglamour
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      October 28, 2019 / 5:18 am

      Thanks so much Pao for your kind compliment.

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