My Vintage Style-70s Floral Shirtwaist Dress at Sedgewick Gardens

1970s floral print dress

My hubbie and I really enjoy visiting historic houses, so we’re always on the look out for new places to check out .Recently I discovered, just 20 minutes from me, is the Long Hill Estate with it’s magnificent Sedgwick Gardens.   It’s in Beverly, Mass and being as I lived the first half of my life in the Boston area I […]

By | 2017-09-01T07:28:22-04:00 August 29th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style, Travel|12 Comments

My Vintage Style-30s Inspired Dress for a Night Along Boston Harbor

Loco Lindo Rita Dress

One of my favorite things to do when in New England for the summer is hang out anywhere around Boston Harbor.   On a recent Wednesday evening my husband and I started with dinner in the North End, a neighborhood near the waterfront famous for it’s Italian restaurants, pastry shops, salumerias  and feasts (street festivals dedicated to different saints). Then finished […]

By | 2017-08-08T08:42:04-04:00 August 7th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style|14 Comments

My Vintage Style- Turban Tryout

1970s floral maxi dress

For years I’ve been admiring the look of turbans.  They’ve been a fashion trend that has been revived pretty much every decade of the 20th century.  Yet, I’ve never made the effort to purchase one to wear. Not exactly sure why, except I just tend not to wear hats a lot in general. Maybe a straw fedora or wide brimmed style […]

By | 2017-07-18T08:40:09-04:00 July 17th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style|10 Comments

My Vintage Style-Jumpsuit Inspired by 1930s Beach Pajamas

 

30s inspired jumpsuit

One of the clothing items on my “vintage wish list” is an authentic pair of 1930s beach pajamas.  But they are pretty rare pricey which means I won’t have any hanging in my closet anytime soon! So when I spotted these in a small boutique in Marblehead Ma. recently I couldn’t resist.  They may not be the real thing, but they sure as heck […]

By | 2017-06-27T10:20:11-04:00 June 25th, 2017|Fashion, My Vintage Style|12 Comments
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