Monday, August 9, 2010

living in the moment sometimes hard to do when you are selling clothing. I can tell you that, here in Michigan at least, fall seems far away. But I know it's coming, so I'm trying to infuse some autumnal items--in color, if not weight--into the store.

I'm a thrifty gal who often wears my summer dresses well into fall and winter--carefully and smartly layered with tights and cardigans as needed. With that in mind, I bring you this week's shop preview. Summer is not over yet, and I'm betting many of these items can not only be worn now, but can also transition you beautifully into the coming cooler months.

Adorable 1950s forest check blouse and skirt set, by Joyce.

Fruit and flower print blouse.

Marigold print linen dress.

White cotton portrait collar blouse with lace trim.

1940s poppy print prairie blouse, full skirt, and belt, by Charm of Hollywood.

1950s gray chambray full skirt.

Nautical print linen dress.

1940s olive green dress, by Joan Miller Juniors.

Blue silk lace and pintucks blouse, by Macshore Classics.

1970s maroon sailor dress.

1950s colorful folklore print full skirt.

Pinstriped western style blouse and skirt, by Junior Age.

Criss-cross striped blouse with piqué collar and cuffs.

1960s pink polka-dot linen dress.

Pale yellow lace-trimmed blouse, by Glenwear.

1950s brown plaid shorts and blouse set, by Bobbie Brooks.

Striped big button pockets skirt with belt, by Sid Harris Milwaukee.

Gold floral brocade cocktail dress, by Youth Guild of N.Y.

1940s black watch plaid blouse, by Judy Bond.

1950s navy plaid dress with tie-back sash, by GiGi Young.



  1. Oh man, I LOVE that Charm of Hollywood dress and the GiGi Young dress. Adorbs!

  2. All of these blouse are gems, and do tell me when that green dress is up!

  3. You find the most amazing pieces! That 1940's olive green dress is absolute perfection!

  4. i'm setting my sites on the last two items,
    that blouse needs to live at my house i think!

    and you are so right, in this business it's nearly impossible to live in the moment - we are always worried about the future vintage we will or will not find.

  5. realizing I'm really starting to love chambray. That skirt is gorgeous!


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