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Tulip Spring stroll

Those were the fifties!

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Once upon a time girls dressed up nicely and were adequately styled as ‘perfect wives’ in a period of technological growth and discovery. As washing machines became popular and after the war it was time to express a new self-assurance to the world nowadays it is hard to catch up with all the restraints and limitations they had in that time – thank god we live in the modern age. But when it comes to style it is no secret to tell that the feminine line on dresses, tiny waists and hourglass shapes belongs to their (re-) inventions – So here is my celebration to this…

For my spring stroll I am wearing this beautiful skirt suit from heart my closet┬áthat truly is a blandishing piece you need to admit. I choose terrific brown as most fabrics from the fifties were still dominated by conservative colors like grey, brown or navy (Maybe my next dress will come in a more intense cloth…)

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As the 2017 spring again is more like a rampant weather situation in Europe I decided to pose at the botanical garden – For any rain shower you can elude into the conservatory and smell all those teasing flowers

Underwear: What Katie Did
Gloves, Hat: Reproduction of faux leather and felt / Internet
Shoes: PoiLei
Jewellery: pearl earrings from a holiday in Thailand

 

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It’s christmas time

 

svs_christmastreeIf you are still unsure what to wear for christmas, here’s my recommendation.

Rachel, who is the dress’ eponymist, from chicagochicblog.blogspot.com is truly a vintage supermodel. Not only does she model the greatest styles, she even sells her own collection. As a spin-off, Voodoo Vixen offers a special product line named after her. Coming in a dark green and black checkered pattern and being offered a pleated skirt, a flattered and a wiggle pencil dress it is just a sensational design.

Also famous style blogger retrocat.de copied that look and you can find a review at unique-vintage.com as well as with furthermore hotties.

For a curvy, classy lady like me it is not so easy to find a matching dress but I managed to grab one in Size 18 and the fit is perfect! Often dresses are too slim in normal sizing but if you go for the bigger “curvy/x-large” sizes it looks like wearing a tent! Something in the middle would be the best. That fit is really interesting as the matching skirt I ordered with it did not fit and had to be returned.

The price is sensational and the quality pretty OK. Order yours e.g. here.