Last month I attended a lovely end of summer event in Salem, Ma. Yes, the town with the witches. The Salem Common Neighborhood Association hosted a Vintage Lawn Party for the second year in a row. And this was my third vintage themed lawn party this year!
I decided to wear a dress I had made a couple of years ago for the Crane Estate 1920s Lawn Party, because a fringed kimono I recently thrifted was begging to have an outing! I figured the teal background and peachy/rust color in the print of the dress would go nicely with the brick red color of the kimono. I do love kimonos and wear one every chance I get.
In the late afternoon a kind gentleman made tea using his vintage copper tea kettle and Coleman burner and served it up in his collection of vintage tea cups. What a treat. I made sure to pick a cup that matched my outfit, of course!
Found these pretty lacey striped patterned ivory tights on Amazon. They’re perfect for a 1920s style outfit as patterned hosiery was very popular in the art deco era. Not fishnets, like many people think. These are Hanes Silk Reflections and come in black as well.
There were vendors there selling vintage wares and clothing, a swing band playing hot jazz tunes from the 20s, swing dancing, lawn games and everyone picnicking and enjoying the beautiful weather.
Oh, and did I mention? I won an award for best dressed! How cool is that?
More photos from the event.
Till next time…..
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