Monday, March 28, 2011

Antique Green Velvet Purse Under Lock & Key

What a grand lady she was -- and worthy of designers noting. Look at the small skeleton key that's used to open it! Available at eBay.


Thursday, March 24, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Pink & Panthers, But Not The Pink Panther

Lucille Ball and the fabulous panther dancers in Ziegfeld Follies (1946).

Monday, March 14, 2011

A-Maz-Ing Rero Bathing Suit With Fringe

Vintage De Weese Design one piece swimsuit in creme with green cut-out leaves and fringe along the bottom!

Early Jump On Stocking Stuffers

Rhinestone wreath earrings just 99 cents! Via my Shop It To Me Sale Mail Alert.

Ladies Who Lounge

Also like to sleep in.


Buff Cobb photographed by Martha Holmes, 1946; via Yeh Yeh Grace.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Find Storybook Beginnings In This Vintage Dress

Beyond adorable! Just look at the charming print on this vintage yellow cotton dress by Lanz -- complete with full dirndl skirt and sweet heart-shaped buttons.



Glamorous 40s Daytime Vixen Dress

Arrive in an unexpected shade of brown with a geometric pattern in gold and blue -- because the fit on this vintage Leslie Fay dress means you can out-glam any girl in classic black. The rhinestone clasp on the collar is an added surprise touch.

Am I Blue?

Yes, I am. Via Dames of Chance.

Get A Handle On Things

Normally I don't recommend taking apart vintage purses, but the listing says it's only good enough for costume-wear, so... How about saving the awesome handle on this vintage Etra handbag and turning it into something fabulous?

Texture Is The Fashion

Berdorf Goodman ad, 1941 (photo by George Hoyningen-Huene); via My Vintage Vogue.

Elephant Print

Big and bold, just as they should be. By Matt Taylor.

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Lucite Lover?

If you love Lucite (and I do), you'll love seeing these! (Via Paris Apartment -- where you can find their Modern Lucite chairs.)


Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Pleated Satin Crisscross Vamps

Perhaps you were expecting pleated satin crisscross bodices -- but the vamp of a shoe is rather like its bodice, yes? And these are certainly sexy shoes worthy of a vamp! Now 33% off; via Shop It To Me. (Other colors available.)

That Skirt!

By John Willie from Bizarre, 1952.