Outfits · Vintage Finds

Another Head-to-Toe Thrifted Outfit, Green Inspired

Just wanted to share my Outfit of the Day, #ootd. I decided to wear a head-to-toe thrifted outfit (except smart watch, that was a gift from hubby lol). Do you ever go through color phases when it comes to your wardrobe? Almost obsessing about a shade and finding yourself wearing and choosing that color almost… Continue reading Another Head-to-Toe Thrifted Outfit, Green Inspired

Outfits · Vintage Finds

Thrifted Primary (Happy) Colors Outfit

Anyone who shops at thrift stores/antique stores know that it’s a roller coaster ride of a hunt. Most days I walk out of the thrift store empty handed. Scan, scan, scan go my eyes. But some days, if the planets are aligned, bingo! In one day my thrift store finds: One emerald green pleated wool… Continue reading Thrifted Primary (Happy) Colors Outfit

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1930’s Cotton Crochet Béret

Who doesn’t love vintage patterns? I purchased a wonderful pattern PDF on Etsy and the store owner asked to link her amazing website at Free Vintage Crochet. It is a TREASURE TROVE of patterns! I literally want to make everything! Collars, gloves, hats, sweaters, doilies, so many gorgeous looks. I chose to make “Tucked Beret… Continue reading 1930’s Cotton Crochet Béret

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Candy Striped 1940s McCall’s Dress

Another “I have to make this outfit for work tomorrow for no specific reason”! Fabric was a Goodwill thrift store find, $2.99. I didn’t measure it but it looked like about 3 yards or so. It felt like medium weight duck cloth. So kind of like denim weight? I just loved the red and white… Continue reading Candy Striped 1940s McCall’s Dress

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Vintage Jodhpurs, Minus The Horse

Etsy store Pale Pink Vintage has such cute vintage clothes. I follow them on Instagram and “heart” their feed on a regular bases. Oh, to have all the money in the world to buy vintage clothes! I have been lusting, yes lusting, over a pair of jodhpurs. I know they’re designed for horseback riding. And… Continue reading Vintage Jodhpurs, Minus The Horse

Outfits

Monday Blahs 1940’s Yellow Linen Outfit

There’s something about Mondays. Especially when you have a great weekend prior to that Monday. The kind of Mondays that you wish you won the lottery on Saturday night 🙂 Sunday rolled around and I looked at my sewing nook. I needed an outfit to overcome Monday blahs. I had this rich sunflower yellow linen… Continue reading Monday Blahs 1940’s Yellow Linen Outfit

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4th of July, Vintage Style

Happy 4th of July! To celebrate Independence Day I thought it fitting to wear red, white and blue. Vintage style of course 🙂 Simplicity has a reproduction pattern that does 1940’s casual so well. I bought three of these. High waist trousers, button down blouse and coordinating vest. I have yet to make that vest though.… Continue reading 4th of July, Vintage Style