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Month: July 2018

Fashion Challenge: Bahama Mama

Fashion Challenge: Bahama Mama

There’s something about summer that makes wearing crazy prints and bright colors totally acceptable. Maybe it’s the heat affecting our fashion sense. Maybe it’s our inner kid going crazy for summer fun. Maybe we wish we were in Hawaii. Whatever the reason, I’m fully on […]

1950’s “Whimsy” Hat DIY

1950’s “Whimsy” Hat DIY

One week before a friend’s wedding, I discovered a fabulous 1950’s- style dress at the thrift store! While I had the perfect shoes, belt, and necklace to coordinate, I was lacking a hat! Gasp!! Should I devote hours to madly searching antique stores, resign myself […]

Jelly Beans and “Jresses”

When friends come to visit, we love to take them to the Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield, CA. With free tours and a jam packed gift shop, you inevitably learn a lot about and eat a lot of… jelly beans! For this trip, I wore […]

DIY 1940’s “Snood” Hair Net

DIY 1940’s “Snood” Hair Net

After finishing my 1940’s dress (check out that post here!), I definitely needed a hat! Fashionable 1940’s gals would never consider an outfit complete without one! I found a wealth of inspiration on one of my favorite historical fashion blogs, vintagedancer.com! Their in-depth article on 1940’s hats (found […]