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The Vintage Valley: Evergreen..

The Vintage Valley

The personal blog of a vintage & goodwill shopper

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Evergreen..

After wearing vintage clothing for the majority of my life i would have to say that it is the detailing that makes me ooh and ahh over a piece, the cut of a dress is still extremely important but if i find a hidden pocket, scalloped edges, back bow, sequins or even rope detailing like this dress...ohhh my i am all over that!

My love is somehow so in tune with knowing i really really am lusting over a certain dress, (with no mention from me) i had ventured into Bluebird Vintage a few times and thought about bringing this green beauty home but decided against it due to being around the silly season! But on Christmas morning i unwrapped a present from my love and there she was!!! Its a dream to wear, fits perfectly and is the most amazing "throw on and go" vintage dress i own. I was pretty much sold at big buttons and rope detailing...yes...just yes!!!

We stopped by this amazing flowering path on our way to an antique shop in Geelong i still remember the sweet aroma and cool breeze...ohh Geelong..i miss you!

I am so looking forward to this weekend, lindy hop tonight and a small engagement party on Sunday to celebrate with family and friends, bring on the champagne and cake!!

(Wearing: 1950's vintage dress, 1950's sunglasses, vintage gifted purse, Target flats & gifted brooch)

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16 Comments:

Blogger Sierra Rose said...

Lovely post!
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January 15, 2015 at 6:35 PM  
Blogger Lucy in the Sky said...

Oh aren't dress that you can just throw on the best? The dress is so fabulous and summery and your hair looks beautiful. I can imagine the surprise you got finding the dress on Christmas!

January 15, 2015 at 7:03 PM  
Blogger Lindsey Dish said...

This post is positively perfect! What beautiful photos! I love the sunglasses with the scarf.
xoxo, Lindsey Dish
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January 15, 2015 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger Malu Swartjes said...

Absolutely fabulous!
xx
The Stylish Confessions | Fashion & Beauty blog

January 16, 2015 at 2:01 AM  
Blogger Pink Haired Princess said...

Beautiful and that bag is gorgeous!

January 16, 2015 at 4:24 AM  
Anonymous Bookworm said...

Amazing dress - I love the pattern. And the bag is great!

January 16, 2015 at 5:19 AM  
Anonymous Léa said...

I just discovered your blog, and HOW ON EARTH don't you have more comments/followers?!?! You're incredibly beautiful and classy, I love your hair and the pastel vibe in your vintage outfits! I'm really glad I discovered your blog, you're an inspiration! Keep going,

A fan from France :)

PS: your tutorials are really clear, that's awesome! You're awesome!

January 16, 2015 at 8:00 AM  
Blogger Kristina Uriegas-Reyes said...

This is lovely! Your hair is especially on point.

January 16, 2015 at 8:16 AM  
Blogger Alexandra Marie said...

So beautiful, love this! Alex

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January 18, 2015 at 1:38 PM  
Blogger Victoria / Justice Pirate said...

Photos like these are why I wish I had money for dresses like I had about three or four years ago. how lovely!!! These throw and go dresses are always best.
+Victoria+
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January 19, 2015 at 2:32 PM  
Anonymous Katie Writes Stuff said...

That's the joy of vintage: you end up with something unique and well made!

January 19, 2015 at 10:35 PM  
Blogger Jessica said...

What amazing photos! You look so lovely. I'm glad you got such a fun and easy to wear dress, it's perfect on you.
Cheers,
Jessica, Zella Maybe

January 20, 2015 at 6:04 PM  
Blogger wardrobeexperience said...

congratulations to you both!!!!!
(in germany we use these words, if a couple gets angaged - i'm just confused that no onw before wrote this in their comments!)

January 21, 2015 at 9:32 AM  
Blogger laura redburn said...

you are a DREAM! you/these photos look amazing!

January 23, 2015 at 4:40 AM  
Blogger look see. by naomi fenton said...

Gorgeous dress! Sounds like he's definitely a keeper! :)

January 23, 2015 at 8:32 PM  
Blogger Marbele mark said...

Great post!

February 20, 2015 at 3:01 AM  

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