Outfits · Vintage Finds

Something Old, Something New, Something Thrifted, Something Blue

Where, oh where, is my Autumn weather? San Antonio is still in the 80’s *Fahrenheit* during the day. Not that I’m complaining (well maybe a little), but I have vintage winter clothes that NEED wearing. NEED. If I see anyone else in shorts and a tank top a day before November I’m going to cry.… Continue reading Something Old, Something New, Something Thrifted, Something Blue

Outfits · Vintage Finds

Vintage Crochet Pattern Blouse

This thrift/antique find this past summer is in my top 10 favorites. This book is awesome. Called The Complete Book of Crochet, by Elizabeth L. Matheson. Published by Grey Stone Press, 1946. Doilies, scarves, hats, purses, baby outfits and full sized tablecloths are all in there (though I don’t think I will ever tackle a… Continue reading Vintage Crochet Pattern Blouse

Outfits · Vintage Finds

Simplicity 1940’s Old and New

I think it’s time for a Simplicity pattern family reunion! I have been eyeing the trousers in the reproduction Simplicity’s 3688 Retro pattern. I purchased the pattern in hopes of building my Autumn vintage wardrobe, starting with interchangeable separates. I will also make the jacket and blouse, they’re already in my queue 🙂 Especially looking… Continue reading Simplicity 1940’s Old and New

Outfits · Uncategorized · Vintage Finds

TwoThrift Stores, One Haul

After work and grocery shopping, thrift store hopping was not on my list. Today’s high in San Antonio was 91 degrees Fahrenheit. For me that means sweating from the car to the supermarket entrance. On these days I want to stay as close to an air conditioner as possible and avoid the blistering sun. I… Continue reading TwoThrift Stores, One Haul

Goings On · Outfits

Fashion for Cancer San Antonio Fashion Show 2016

What’s better than a fashion show? A fashion show with a cause. I was lucky enough to be invited to local San Antonio designer Lauren Nicole and salon Visible Changes for their Fashion for Cancer San Antonio Fashion Show. With the Fashion for Cancer Foundation, the event raised $20,000 that they donated to THAIR For… Continue reading Fashion for Cancer San Antonio Fashion Show 2016