Wednesday, July 30, 2014

shop preview: pink taffeta, 1930s lingerie, a rosebud cardigan, and 1940s rayon

This week's shop preview has the dreamy feel of a perfect summer you hope will never end.  It's full of pastel candy shades, summery white and mint green, silk and cool rayon.  All items arrive in the shop starting tomorrow!

1950s pale pink taffeta party dress with bodice trimmed in sequins and beads.

1940s striped cotton jacket/blouse with bow.

1940s mint green cotton skirt with bow pockets.

1950s mint green embroidered eyelet lace dress with bow belt.

1980s floral print gauze sundress by Patti Cappalli California.

1960s floral print cotton damask dress by Flutterbye.

1940s white dress with scalloped button placket.

1910s-1920s white embroidered camisole.

1950s black and white print silk dress with bows by Miss Brooks.

1930s blush silk and lace slip by The Tulane.  (Below is a 1936 newspaper ad I found advertising this very same slip!)

1940s print rayon dress with smocked bodice.

1950s super-soft cardigan with embroidered and ribbon rosebuds and pearl buttons, by Bermuda.


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

shop accessories preview: PF Flyers, owls and a gorgeous Aigner bag

Coming to Small Earth Vintage:  deadstock 60s PF Flyers, cool eyewear, deadstock Vera Neumann napkins, owls, and a gorgeous Aigner bag (again, deadstock!).  All items coming to the shop shortly.  (You might have to pry the Aigner bag out of my hands. . . )

Deadstock 1960s light brown PF Flyers Topsail women's sneakers.

Deadstock 1960s blue PF Flyers Topsail women's sneakers.

Deadstock Etienne Aigner oxblood leather bag.

1950s black beaded bag with embroidered flowers.

A trio of hinged owl pendant necklaces.

1950s black plastic cat eye SRO eyeglass frames.

1960s woodgrain browline glasses frames.

Deadstock set of Vera Neumann cotton floral print napkins.

Set of four Marushka silk screened bird and autumn leaf print pieces of burlap or hopsack.


Wednesday, July 23, 2014

shop preview: California dressing and a sale

We're smack in the middle of summer here in the northern hemisphere, so what better time for a shop update full of white and cream cottons and linens, and dotted with bright color?  Toss in a couple nautical prints and several dresses from California designers and you've got this week's shop preview.

All items arrive in the shop starting tomorrow...and psst...  The shop is currently on sale--everything is 25% off now until midnight EST on July 28.

1960s flower embroidered linen dress by Hayette New York.

1960s yellow floral print button-back blouse, by Laura Mae Life Blouse.

1960s nautical knots novelty print shift dress by Whimsicals.

Embroidered Edwardian tea dress.

1950s tropical flower print full skirt.

1950s red and orange ocean print cotton dress/beach cover-up by Winifred Dick Waikiki.

1970s Keep on Klompin t-shirt.

1960s crazy daisy print shift dress.

1960s or 1970s handmade patchwork halter dress, made from pieces of Lilly Pulitzer fabric.

1950s red cotton dress with rick rack trim and bow at waist.

1950s floral print blouse by Bradley.

1970s silky black tiered dress by Max and Lulu California.

1950s floaty embroidered white dress by Nat Kaplan.

1980s floral print cardigan by Darlyn Designs California.

1950s dark floral voile dress with ruched shoulders by Kathi Originals.

1960s floral print piqué cotton sundress by Fred Rothschild California.

1960s lace blouse with pink satin bow at hip.

1950s sky blue linen dress with big shell button detail, by Ivan Frederics of California.


Thursday, July 17, 2014

shop preview: blue foxgloves, autumn roses, cornflower polka dots, and an emerald dream dress

This week's shop preview has:  an emerald green dress that evokes India, a butterfly blouse, black lace, white crochet from early in the 20th century, a full circle rose print skirt with the best color scheme, and much more.  Items start arriving in the shop today! 

1950s Blue Foxgloves print dress with interesting belt detail, by R&K Originals.

1950s Autumn Rose print full circle skirt by Sid Harris.

1950s Coromandel emerald green one shoulder dress with woven silver trim.

1950s butterfly print cotton blouse by Lady Palmland Miami.

1950s black lace sleeveless dress by Aldens.

1950s cornflower blue polka dot day dress with scalloped button placket, Penney's Brentwood Frocks.

1910s-1920s crochet chemise/camisole.

1960s geometric patchwork cotton sundress by Betty Barclay.

1970s orange floral print India cotton top.

1950s blue and white embroidered dress with bow on the back.

1950s print cotton blouse with layered collar.



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