outfits

Double Collars for Spring – Fifties Details

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

fashion · history

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

fashion · Uncategorized

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

haul · outfits

Finding a Unicorn: A 40s/50s Princess Coat

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

Fabulous Finds

Fabulous Finds – I Didn’t Buy (Vintage and Almost Vintage)

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)