Conversation Starters-50s and 60s Novelty Print Skirts

60s novelty print skirt

Today I’d like to share photos of some of my favorite vintage novelty print skirts from the 1950s and 60s.   Novelty prints are also referred to as conversational prints. And it’s pretty obvious why.   It’s guaranteed when wearing something in an eyecatching vintage novelty print  someone is bound to engage you or at least comment on it.  But please don’t fear trying them […]

By | 2018-02-16T10:50:43+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Fashion|12 Comments

A Primer on Checks and Plaids

Molyneaux plaid suit 1966 Molyneaux plaid suit

The checks and plaids trend was hot last year and is still going strong for spring/summer 2018.  And, like every other fashion trend  it is a revival,  since pretty much every decade had its version of a plaid trend.

Frankly, I’ve always loved them.  Plaid and check patterns are timeless. They never really go out of style.  But every […]

By | 2018-02-06T08:39:14+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Fashion|5 Comments

Fashion and Surrealism-Schiaparelli Exhibit at the Dali Museum

 

 

Schiaparelli lobster dress

Finally got around to editing the photos of my recent visit to the Schiaparelli fashion exhibit at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida.  And let me tell you, it was a sight to behold! Even if you aren’t into Surrealism or abstract art of any kind, the incredible details of the clothing and the exquisite fabrics would still impress.

If you’ve never […]

By | 2018-01-26T21:13:10+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Fashion|2 Comments
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