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The Vintage Valley: Blue Lagoon...

The Vintage Valley

The personal blog of a vintage & goodwill shopper

Sunday, January 13, 2013

Blue Lagoon...



I had such a relaxing weekend filled with reading, hemming, eating vietnamese and writing letters. Z was working most of the weekend so i caught up on watching Downtown Abbey (because he cant stand watching it) and Becoming Jane which i surprisingly enjoyed! I also had the chance to wear my new vintage dress i op shopped during last week. The pattern instantly caught my eye it is so vibrant and happy (and i am all about that my friends) it fits perfectly is in great condition and only the hem needed lifting to make it a little cuter.

This year i have decided to focus more on the fabrics i buy, i admit i do have quite a few easy to wear polyester and rayon dresses and i do love my cotton dresses too but i gigured i would look at a few vintage dresses made in silk and softer fabrics which are a little more comfy and breezy to wear.

I have been working on a few cute pieces to put in the shop this week, including an amazing 1950's choker so hopefully one of you snaps it up! because i am already having pangs of regret for selling it! Its divine.

Hope you all are having a fab start to the week Xxx

(Wearing: Vintage Op Shopped Dress, Vintage Brooch, Vintage Belt & Hobbs Shoes)



Blogger Hanna-Kaisa said...

Oh that dress is gorgeous, such beautiful blues. A great find!

January 13, 2013 at 11:23 PM  
Blogger Meg Eileen Carroll said...

That pattern is truly gorgeous, and such a lovely neckline. Despite not owning any, I do love enamel floral brooches and very much enjoy scrolling etsy for them. Your point about fabrics has had me thinking, I should probably get more nformed on different fabrics when it comes to buying vintage and all that. :D

January 14, 2013 at 12:29 AM  
Blogger GracefullyVintage said...

Love the dress and brooch look! You look so lovely!

January 14, 2013 at 12:35 AM  
Blogger look see said...

Gorgeous pattern and colour!

January 14, 2013 at 12:45 AM  
Blogger norafinds said...

How cute is that brooch! I would never have thought of pairing it with such vibrant patterned dress but hello obviously I'm wrong! Amazing!


January 14, 2013 at 2:40 AM  
Blogger Becky said...

What a gorgeous print!


January 14, 2013 at 11:54 AM  
Blogger Cait Val said...

so sweet & delicious! as always!!!

xo. c & v
cake & valley

January 14, 2013 at 12:50 PM  
Blogger Rachel Sullivan said...

This is a seriously cute dress. I love your style, and I'm your newest follower! Hello!


January 14, 2013 at 1:27 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What a beautiful dress on you. I love how it fits too! I just stated watching Downtown Abbey (only on episode 5 or so).

January 14, 2013 at 1:49 PM  
Blogger Nancy Wilde said...

Very original dress! And it suits your hair, somehow! :D


January 14, 2013 at 2:18 PM  
Blogger Kat said...

Gorgeous dress! I love the colour and print. I need to focus more on the fabric I am buying too with vintage dresses. I have a few dresses in gorgeous summer prints but because of the fabric they are actually quite hot to wear in summer.

January 14, 2013 at 2:21 PM  
Blogger Ally said...

It's so addictive! i love it xx

January 14, 2013 at 5:02 PM  
Blogger Ally said...

Thank you so much! Thats so sweet of you to say. xx

January 14, 2013 at 5:02 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

Oh goodness, that dress is a stunner! What a find you found! That brooch is also quite adorable!


January 14, 2013 at 6:38 PM  
Blogger ChatterBlossom said...

Your little vintage brooch is just perfect with it too! ;-)

January 15, 2013 at 8:24 AM  
Blogger Little Miss Mon Bon said...

This dress looks perfect on you!


January 15, 2013 at 5:46 PM  
Blogger Ally said...

Thank you so much! its one of my favourites!

January 15, 2013 at 6:24 PM  
Blogger Bonnie said...

That is a stunning dress!!

January 17, 2013 at 3:47 PM  

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