Wednesday, August 14, 2013

shop update: east coast / west coast

The first dress in this week's shop preview is from Terry Tall New York, and the second dress is from Miss Elliette California.  And I do think each dress kind of represents her respective birthplace!  The Terry Tall dress is chic and serious, with its streamlined shape and navy blue color--yet those bows and polka dots give it a touch of playfulness; you could totally see this dress on a Boston or New York street.  And the Miss Elliette is just flat out frothy fun in pastel colors--so California!

Now I live in flyover country (what both coasts--natives to them, anyway--tend to think of the rest of the United States), but a large part of my heart will always be East Coast.  And I think I could categorize each of this week's items into either the East or West Coast.  How about you?  Is your style more East or West--or someplace else altogether?

All items coming to the shop over the next week.  (And don't forget, today is the LAST DAY of the Bier und Schnitzel Sale!)

1940s navy blue polka dot dress with two bows and contrasting collar, by Terry Tall New York.

1960s pink and green chiffon Cosmo dress with velvet waistband, by Miss Elliette California.

1950s white nylon blouse with lace applique, by Glenwear.

1950s black piqué / waffle cloth wiggle dress, by Sandy Richards.

1970s belted buttercup yellow sweater with embroidered flowers.

1960s polished cotton dress with macro floral print.

1950s floral seersucker housecoat / robe, by Saybury.

1960s red on black floral print dress with scarf collar.

1960s pink and green floral print angora/lambswool cardigan, by Darlene.

1950s Roses in the Parlor voile dress with ruched sleeves and bow belt, by L'Aiglon.

1970s embroidered strawberries sweater.



  1. That strawberry sweater is so darling!

  2. Oh I do love a pretty V


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