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Retro Red, White, and Blue!

Retro Red, White, and Blue!

Happy almost 4th of July! Although this year’s celebration will be different from usual, that doesn’t mean I can’t dress up for it! 😉 Accordingly, I went through my closet to find accessories and vintagey clothing to fit the red, white, and blue theme! The […]

First Time Back… THRIFTING!

First Time Back… THRIFTING!

They day finally arrived! The thrift stores in my area have reopened!!! Aaaahhhhhh! As a dedicated thrifter, I have been looking forward to this day for months! (I also had a large bag of donatables from my pandemic closet cleaning efforts! lol!) I donned my […]

Sewing a 1940s Dress (for my birthday!)

Sewing a 1940s Dress (for my birthday!)

Sometimes you just HAVE to make a project happen! I had a vintage pattern, nearly vintage fabric, some stress to burn off, and an occasion coming up- my birthday! 🙂 It was high time to get sewing! You may recognize the vintage pattern from this […]

1980’s Meets 1940’s: “Vintage” Style on a Budget

1980’s Meets 1940’s: “Vintage” Style on a Budget

It is time to address two very important and seemingly incongruous topics: vintage style on a budget AND dresses from the 1980’s. Though these subjects conjure very different mental images, I have discovered a link between the two! Let’s examine the first topic- dressing vintage […]

Thrifted Skirts for Early Spring

Thrifted Skirts for Early Spring

Nothing like a fashion challenge to help you out of a transitional-weather-fashion-rut! A while back, I challenged myself to wear thrifted skirts from the 90s and early 2000s for a week! These skirts are widely available at thrift stores, and but are often overlooked. Although […]

Fashion Challenge: Vintage Coat

This winter/spring, I have been “digging deep” into my closet and into my own creative dependence on new inspiration. In an attempt to investigate/use/celebrate clothing from my closet, I found lots of material for seasonal fashion challenges. For these challenges, I will use thrifted items […]

Valentine’s Vintage- 1940s

Valentine’s Vintage- 1940s

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to bring out your retro finery! Real vintage, modern re-makes, thrift store scores, and homemade accessories are all present in this outfit! Believe it or not, my earrings and purse are the only true vintage items! This dress is […]

Valentine Cards + Bling

Valentine Cards + Bling

Who doesn’t need a little extra bling in their life this wintry season? And who, pray tell, doesn’t like Valentine cards that include gifts?! This present-of-a-card is the perfect project to make for all the lovely Galentines in your life! As that’s basically every “gal” […]

Holiday Vintage

Holiday Vintage

Holiday celebrations are a great excuse to style vintage and vintage-inspired outfits! You can go as relaxed or dressy as you want and still show your retro holiday flair! Here’s a little vintage outfit inspiration, just in time for Christmas, New Years, and everything in […]

Don’t Rain on My Photo Shoot

Don’t Rain on My Photo Shoot

After the wettest “spring” in living memory, a theme has developed in my wardrobe- umbrellas! What can you do when you have a photo shoot planned and rain is forecasted AGAIN? Change your outfit, modify your travel plans, and bust out a retro umbrella, of […]