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A 40s Winter Office Look – A New Twist on an Old Favorite

So, as you may not know, I work in an office most days. While I can get away with some fun pieces on the weekends, I tend to dress pretty conservatively for work. Usually this means a combination of a button down blouse and a skirt, which is my go to look for work. (This… Continue reading A 40s Winter Office Look – A New Twist on an Old Favorite

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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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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