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A Glimpse of the Past: Vintage Airline Posters

A little while ago, I spend a weekend at St. Louis Airport Hilton for a conference and got to see how they decided to decorate their hotel. Their main theme: vintage travel posters, specifically of TWA, Trans World Airlines. Founded in 1924, they flew planes until 2001 when they were bought out by American Airlines.… Continue reading A Glimpse of the Past: Vintage Airline Posters

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Blogger Recognition Award – Giving Back

I interrupt my regularly scheduled posting to bring you a special edition – on a Tuesday! The lovely Kelly from over on Seam Racer nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award! Thank you so much, I am so honored to be included in your list. Everyone should go check out Kelly’s blog, she does far… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award – Giving Back

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Bright Days of Winter Outfit: A Forties Day Dress

St. Louis has been playing at being spring lately, and it’s been driving me bonkers! We have some low lows, ice storms, a little bit of snow, and then it rapidly swings back to almost 70 degree weather. Winter down here doesn’t seem to know the rules of true winter like the north did. It… Continue reading Bright Days of Winter Outfit: A Forties Day Dress

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New Look Princess Coat: A Closer Look Inside

Here is my promised detailed look into my princess coat! Putting this post up took a little longer than I anticipated. I ended up falling down the google rabbit hole researching this one. And then in the mean time, I ended up picking up another era unidentified vintage coat. I might have a problem. My… Continue reading New Look Princess Coat: A Closer Look Inside

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A Fifties Outfit: Turquoise Dress and Sweater

So, if you’ve been following along, you’ll find that my favorite decade is by far the 40s. I like the simplicity of it, and the make do and mend attitude. But some aspects of the forties carried on into other decades, including the fifties. I’ll never be someone who rocks a huge skirt, but there… Continue reading A Fifties Outfit: Turquoise Dress and Sweater

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Confession: I’ve Become Dirndl Obsessed

*Warning: Image heavy post ahead!* If you’ve been following my Pinterest, you may have seen me pinning an abundance of dirndls and vintage dirndl patterns. I have a serious case of dirndl on the brain, and can’t stop thinking about them!   It all started this fall when my husband and I started tossing around… Continue reading Confession: I’ve Become Dirndl Obsessed