Tag - vintage
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Getting married, vintage style (part II)featured

As promised, some clothing details from our recent wedding. I did two costume changes during the party, which could maybe have been dumb/crazy/excessive, but I was glad I did it. I actually changed back into my favorite dress at the end of the night because I was drunk and it was my favorite so there.  Read more


#wiwt, and what is a hostess gown?featured

1930s black felt hat, Playclothes • bright yellow Miriam Haskell glass bead necklace, ebay • 1940s crazy patterned rayon hostess dress, Long Beach flea market Today I wore something that is known as a hostess gown. I suppose today it could be referred to as a “maxi dress,” but that pretty much only speaks to Read more


The Searles Readersfeatured

One of the remarkable things I found this weekend (and I know it’s remarkable because I am currently remarking on it) was this set of watercolor and pen artwork: I am a sucker for any artwork that displays notes or registration marks, like this old Sascha Brastoff plate artwork: so I couldn’t resist buying these Read more

things I found and liked

things I found and likedfeatured

at the Long Beach flea market this weekend: A matching set of plaid Skyway luggage. Also, brass: I really, really wanted this, but I had to save my cash for my impending red carpet dress purchase: Someone had a wonderful Chautauqua desk: The Chautauqua Industrial Art Desk was made, as far as I can tell, Read more



Last weekend I did something I have never done before. It was a challenge, and I didn’t think too much about it or I wouldn’t have gone through with it. After years of experience with bold and interesting colors, I did the craziest thing I could think of. I painted my living room white. I Read more