Spent some Q.T. with the dawg yesterday wandering around the edges of Burlington. The skies threatened all day but never quite opened up.

I got my tasseled bag in the mail the other day and, although i love the style, its "vintag-y smell" is more like the smell that wafts off a lifetime smoker's belongings. . . you know how you can tell which brownies at the bake-sale come from a smokers home? Well, this bag is what they were transported in. Any suggestions?


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Maybe coffeepowder could help you - I don't know why but it absorbes smell. Just put it in a bowl or a cup and in the bag for a day or two... Where did you get your shoes from? I love them!

June 30, 2010 at 9:42 AM  
Blogger Clara said...

Your chelsea boots and leopard print socks combo KILL me!

June 30, 2010 at 10:40 AM  
Anonymous nicool said...

someone once told me to put whatever is smelling in a plastic bag and leave it in the freezer for a night or two. it's supposed to take the smell away strangely enough...maybe try that? good luck!

June 30, 2010 at 10:59 AM  
Blogger eva-christa said...

Beautifull place !!
'ECH from pAris
La Bise

June 30, 2010 at 11:03 AM  
Blogger Signe said...

great outfit, cute dog :)

June 30, 2010 at 11:06 AM  
Blogger LadyFLASHBACK said...

whoa, you look like an 'off-duty model' here! love this outfit!

jess s//

ps//made some changes to the blog, was Hippie Frou Frou NOW LadyFLASHBACK.com-come check it out and seeeee :))

June 30, 2010 at 11:10 AM  
Blogger Shay said...

maybe try leaving a subtly scented dryer sheet inside it for awhile? Cool bag tho!

June 30, 2010 at 12:23 PM  
Blogger DON'T FORGET THE 'Y' said...

dryer sheets!

that last picture is making me so sad right now. i wish i were there instead of at my desk at work.

June 30, 2010 at 1:13 PM  
Blogger Briana Le & Merissa Ren said...

i totally agree with clara. Your socks and shoes are blowing my mind right now.

xoxo merissa

June 30, 2010 at 1:16 PM  
Blogger eva louise. said...

my mom has used this method with success for getting stale cigarette stink out of leather jacket: fill it with (and bury it in a box of) kitty litter for a couple days. hey presto.

June 30, 2010 at 2:04 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You could try armoral (sp?) wipes that they use to clean car interiors (leather seats,etc.). They are available at any big box store like home depo, walmart...they're cheap.

June 30, 2010 at 6:16 PM  
Blogger Cindy said...

i read the best way to get the vintage smell out of leather is to iron it with a brown paper bag over it. it will absorb the smell. i might be hard to do on a bag though.

gorgeous shots b.t.w.

June 30, 2010 at 10:05 PM  
Anonymous Perth Lawyers said...

I love your rings and your big babes..

July 1, 2010 at 2:40 AM  
Blogger Ashley said...

Love that bag and your outfit looks so comfy.


July 1, 2010 at 8:04 AM  
Blogger kenzaloo said...

newspaper. crumble it up, and supposedly it absorbs smell. ...

July 2, 2010 at 9:56 AM  

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