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When I was a child, the best thing about sitting in a bar was if one of the adults ordered a cocktail. I was crazy about the colorful and kitschy cocktail sticks they come with. My love for them didn't die until now. They look so cheerful and make me think of holidays at the beach with picture book sunsets. There are neon pink flamingos, fancy paper fruits, little pirate ships and glitter palm trees. All of them exciting, but I always had a special favourite:
The cocktail umbrella. It is made of very thin paper and painted with a beautiful flower pattern. As a child I was astonished that this fragile looking think could be opened and closed just like a real umbrella. Once I've seen a picture of a girl with paper cocktail umbrellas in her hair as a party look. It was amazing but I wished the umbrellas would have been more durable.
Tatty Devine made this dream come true 2010: Their jewellery collection included a range of perspex cocktail umbrellas. They created amazing necklaces, beautiful rings, brooches and even cufflinks. I just bought a hair barrette at first, but I was in love with the whole range and always felt that I should have gone for a necklace as well.
A few days ago Tatty Devine hold their sample sale which is always very exciting. It's not just about making bargains, but also about getting the hands on stuff from former, already sold out collections. That's how I got my long desired cocktail umbrella necklace. I think you might be jealous now that I didn't told you about this fabulous sale, but I promise to keep you informed about the next one!
What do you think about the cocktail umbrella juwellery?
Necklace and Hair Barrette: Tatty Devine. Dress: Topshop. Petticoat: Angel's Sale London. Sunglasses: Accessorize. Bag: Vintage.