I have to be honest with you, I looked at my recent pictures of this dress and they did not do the color justice! I ended up wearing it again for Easter Sunday and took some more pictures for you that display the colors better. I also had hoped to show it off in a… Continue reading Rolling With It: Easter Dress Up
It’s now officially spring in the northern hemisphere! Right on cue, my tastes tend to turn more fifties full skirts and extravagance when the weather warms up. (Though, this is very characteristic of the forties, too. Peasant tops and dirndl skirts were quite popular in the summer for the forties.) Unfortunately, some on my… Continue reading Double Collars for Spring – Fifties Details
I bought this blouse a looong time ago, early this fall when I first discovered the Vintage Haberdashery here in St. Louis. I’m not sure why it took me so long to get actual pictures of it, but if you’ve been following me on instagram, you’ve seen a pic or two of it in the… Continue reading A Taste of Spring: A Fifties Blouse
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
*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
Oh 2016, you have certainly been an interesting year! At the very end of 2015, I was contemplating jumping head first into vintage fashion, and in the beginning of 2016, started this blog! Its first iteration was a tumblr blog (please don’t go looking for it :p), and then in May, I moved to WordPress!… Continue reading Best of 2016- Roundup!
Just popping in briefly to share some photos of my Christmas outfits with you! I hope that you had a very merry Christmas and spent some time with family and/or friends. My husband and I had a quiet Christmas Day and Eve, and then went to visit family after that. But onto my Christmas outfits!… Continue reading Festive Christmas Outfits!
In the vintage world, we call them unicorns. Maybe other collectors do as well. Each one of us has a list of amazing objects that we’d like to find in the wild some day: Princess coats, novelty skirts, matching dress sets, just to name a few. We hope that they’ll be in our size.… Continue reading Finding a Unicorn: A 40s/50s Princess Coat
When the going gets tough, the tough gets going. Or so we’ve always heard. Sometimes in life nothing seems to be going your way, and there’s nothing to do but to make the most of it. As they say, when you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on! In… Continue reading Make Do And Mend
I have been thinking about starting this series on my blog for a while (and collecting pictures for it) and now is the time to show it off! I do a lot of thrifting in my search for vintage and vintage appropriate clothing, and sometimes there are just fabulous things that I find in the… Continue reading Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy (Vintage and Almost Vintage)