Vintage fashion articles covering period looks, fashion history and style tips.

Vintage Velvet for Quebec City Trip

70s floral velvet skirt

For this year’s fall foliage road trip my husband wanted to include a few nights in Quebec City, since neither of us had ever been.  I was totally on board, since many of my friends had raved about how beautiful it was how yummy the food was. Instead of trying to make the trip in one day, which would have been about […]

By | 2018-10-26T09:39:36+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Fashion, Travel|6 Comments

70s Inspired Boho Print Dress and Martha’s Vineyard Trip

bohemian print maxi dress

Recently I spent a weekend visiting friends on Martha’s Vineyard. Their lovely home is in the quaint harbor town of Vineyard Haven, where ferries come and go all day, shuttling hordes of tourists to and from the island.

Even though the weather remained cloudy for most of my time there, at least it never rained. And the island is still beautiful, even when […]

By | 2018-08-28T08:09:05+00:00 August 26th, 2018|Fashion, My Vintage Style|8 Comments

My Vintage Inspired Beach Pajamas and the 2018 Roaring 20s Lawn Party

Beach Pajamas outfit for Roaring 20s Lawn Party

Time for another yearly post about the Roaring Twenties Lawn Party held at the Crane Estate in Ipswich Ma.  This is one of my favorite vintage themed events that I attend. It’s a weekend affair with tons of activities,  beach parties, great bands playing jazz era music, dancing, charleston lessons, picnics, vendors selling all kinds of vintage goodies, […]

By | 2018-08-14T09:27:19+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Events, My Vintage Style|14 Comments

What Kinds of Stockings 1920s Flappers Really Wore

Holeproof Hosiery ad

You’ve seen it dozens of times at costume parties and maybe even wore them yourself for a 1920s costume.  I know I have. But the real flappers of the Roaring Twenties did not wear black fishnet stockings with their dresses.  Nor did any other women back then. As a matter of fact, the only women in the 20s who wore black fishnets […]

By | 2018-07-26T09:08:04+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Fashion|4 Comments
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