Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A Couple of Outfits

Outfit details: dress - Salvo's; stockings - Love Kylie; bracelet - etsy; shoes - Spendless.


A woman in one of my classes said she really liked this outfit because she thought it was more of a 'modern' take on the vintage thing. I was thoroughly upset by that. I'm not sure if she meant 'Modern' (like Modernism) or modern meaning up-to-date, though.

Outfit details: dress - vintage via Salvo's; bracelet - etsy; stockings - Love Kylie; shoes - Spendless.


This dress is from the 1970s but I thought it was kind of 1930s-ish. What do you all think? I really like the print.

Love,
Andi B. Goode
x

21 comments:

  1. The second dress definitely has a late 1930s early 1940s feel about.
    It’s amazing how many shapes and styles are repeated in fashion. :-)

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  2. Clairegeit: Yes, it is amazing, isn't it? =]

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  3. Lovely rolled bangs, can you buy hair rats in Aussie?

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  4. Wow, you're getting so good at the rolled bangs! Amazingly sleek work :D

    I'm absolutely in love with the print on the second dress - perfect for summer. Reminds me of something you'd see in a Tiki bar, perhaps.

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  5. I love both your dresses! And the print of the second one is so unique. I always look forward to seeing which dress you will show us next, i thought i had a lot of dresses...until i met you :) dresses are deffinately my favourite article of clothing.

    Rose

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  6. You look great! I love your hairdos and decidedly vintage style. I'd have said early 40s for the dress!

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  7. I always am a little puzzled at the "modern" comment too--I've gotten it a lot when I'm wearing things I wouldn't consider modern! lol. Who knows?!

    Anyway, I really love the second dress. I agree with you--it definitely has a 30s/40s feel to it, even if it is later! I recently thrifted a similar dress (only brighter colors) from the 80s. I have to admit: if I can't afford/find/commandeer a dress from the 40s in that style, I'd rather do with a close approximation from a later decade! ;) lol!

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  8. love that second dress!! It's definitely got that Pearl Harbour Honey look to it!

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  9. wow, that printed dress is amazing and it looks great on you!

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  10. Gorgeous! I love that you found those dresses at Salvos, they're such great finds! I love your hair too. I think the second dress is '30s length with a gorgeous 40s-ish kinda print!

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  11. Rosina: Thanks, love. =D And you sure can.
    Miss Emmi: Thanks so much. =] Yes, I thought of something tiki, too!
    Rose: Hehe, thank-you! I'm so glad to hear that.
    Madeleine Miranda: Thanks. =] Yes...early 40s is probably more like it.
    Casey: Yes, it's baffling! Thank-you! Oh, yes, I do the same thing. I have quite a few pieces from the 70s and 80s. =]
    Angel: Thanks. =D I love it!
    Q's Daydream: Thanks, love.
    FrivolousFlapper: Thanks, doll. =]
    Ms. B: Thanks.
    Belle: Thank-you! =D
    Amanda: Thanks. I'm a bit in love with it.
    Stéphanie: Thank-you. =]
    esme and the lane way: Thank-you! =D Yeah, I love the Salvo's.

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  12. hi Andi

    when you say stockings do you mean stockings that are held up by suspenders (or hold ups?) or actual tights?

    Charlotte

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  13. Both dresses are wonderful. I adore your beautiful rolled bangs so much!

    Big hugs, hon!
    ♥ Jessica

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  14. Charlotte: That is indeed what I mean by stockings =]
    Jessica: Thanks, hun!

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  15. thanks Andi. Was just wondering how devoted you were as suspenders can be a bit faffy though I've recently discovered there can be sturdy ones available! Last time I wore mine it nearly fell down!

    Charlotte x

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