Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The Velvet Collar

I love vintage clothes. This little number I picked up at Fred and Ethel's in Rock Island, IL. I was really attracted to the bright colors and of course the velvet collar and bolero! And if that wasn't enough - it buttons up the back!

I usually like dresses that cinch-in at my natural waistline. The waistline of this dress hits somewhere between a natural waistline and an empire waist. Later I saw the tag and realized why the fit is a little strange... It says "SEARS - Girls Fashions - Designed for the Growing Girl." Haha! At my age, I hope I'm not growing too much - unless it's more fabulous.

Growing pains aside, this vintage-find is a keeper. Now a dance for joy!

More exciting news

My friend Jessica just started an amazing blog - Musings of Mice and Men. She is an uber talented, hilarious, and creative woman. Her blog focuses on fashion, literature, and anything else she comes across. Check it out and welcome her to the Blogosphere!

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