Monday, April 30, 2012

vintage my way







I've just been thinking about vintage and how people
wear it, lately. I personally like to take a beautiful vintage
piece and tart it up with a bit of colour. I also like to mix
in a bit of thrift, a bit of designer, a bit of a catwalk-
inspired look, and I cannot go past a KMart bargain.

How do you wear your vintage?

Vintage dress - etsy
Tights - Rubi
Cardy - Cotton On
Shoes - Wittner
Belt - Alannah Hill

12 comments:

  1. I'm down for any combo/degree of vintage/retro/modern/whatever :)

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  2. I like mixing it up too. I'm a bit of a tomboy at heart so I love mixing cute vintage blouses and cardigans with a pair of blue jeans. That's not to say that I don't have a whole wardrobe of vintage dresses... I just tend to look at them more than wear them!

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  3. I wear the real thing, 80's-does-50's repros and some modern pieces as well as long as they look good together and are thrifted/2nd hand. To me vintage is also an eco-friendly choice, I only buy things like tights as new.

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  4. You always make vintage really pop with your colour combos. I tend to be all over the place, I like the bedraggled Opehila look, thrown in with a nod to Barbara Stanwyck and a 1950s teenage delinquent. A girl likes to mix it up you see ;) xxx

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  5. that´s just the way i love to wear vintage too! with colours, colours and more colours;) gorgous your red tights and cardi with this dress!
    kiss,mary

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  6. love all of this!

    http://fashionhandglide.blogspot.ca/

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  7. I tend to mix vintage and contemporary clothes although I need to stop keeping stuff for best and wear it every day. You look stunning, you're like Helga and suit every colour ever. xxxx

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  8. you look amazing! I am with you 100% I like to wear my vintage with colour, and I love to wear modern shoes with it, too!

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  9. I like to wear a vintage item in its era, ie a 50's dress with 50's style shoes, coat etc. Or just with a bright colour. I love the dalmation shoes!

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  10. OMG I LOVE THIS OUTFIT!!!
    Babes,you just keep working it SO fine!
    I like mixing it up too,life's too shot to be picky!XXX

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  11. Wow, the shoes! pink and grey looks superb. in response to your questions (thank you for always commenting by the way :D) no, I didn't go to Lafayette, how I wish we had, but our schedule was so packed! Next time I shall. Of course there was harassment from gypsies, but unlike other girls on the trip, I was able to fend them off from past experience. And I bought heaps, which I shall show later but I'll tell you here: quite a few blouses from H & M and Zara, one with pelicans, flowers, kittens, cable stitch jumper. Stamps, vintage postcards, the theme to amelie in a music box, a compact and nougat and leonidas chocolate. and some cookbooks, and a dress from H&m (I'm in love with H&m!! it's the only place I could get kids clothes when I lived in Ireland, so it brought back fond memories.) This has been such a long comment, I'm probably over the limit if there is one! Oops.

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