Posts Tagged ‘1950s’

Mary Van Sea Nymph DAAAMN!

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

So I wanted to show off my new 50s swimsuit.  What is a personal style blogger with a boyfriend who builds and designs zoo exhibits to do?  Go to the aquarium after hours and snap some shots!

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sea nymph

underwater

vintage swimsuit

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swimming

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50s suit: Vintage Expo
vintage millinery flower band and espadrilles: ebay

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Mary Van Cabin DAAAMN!

Monday, October 18th, 2010

I went up to my family’s cabin this weekend.  I paired the shorts from my 1950s playsuit with an amazing 50s hand-painted blouse I got from Nicole of Fashion Forestry.  The blouse is incredible.  The collar and sleeves are filled with talking horses and inside jokes for whoever “Cordy” was.

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50s blouse: Fashion Forestry
50s shorts: Junee Moon Vintage
sandals: Bows and Arrows in Sacramento, CA

I had a great time at the cabin, but it’s good to be home.  I just posted a couple of vintage treasures in my Etsy shop.

an adorable 1960s night set:
adorable 1960s night set

and a 50s blouse:
 1950s white top with pointed peter pan collar

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Mary Van Happy Birthday Nick DAAAMN!

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

It’s my friend Nick’s birthday on Friday so we celebrated it last night with an amazing dinner, pineapple upside-down cake, and some archery on the wii.  It was also a jam-packed day of great times with friends.  I met my good pals Uni and Her Ukelele and Griffin Point for breakfast, and then walked around downtown doing some Halloween shopping with Nicole before heading home for the birthday dinner.  I didn’t even realize it, but the outfit I wore really mimics the kind of fun day I had, with all the colorful people in my life.  Awwww!  That’s stupid sweet!

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30s blouse: Fashion Forestry (can you see the adorable little donkeys on it?)
50s skirt and cardigan: thrifted
western motif scarf: Vintage Pink in Portland, OR
shoes: john fluevog
purse: found on the street

And now for some b-day yummy cake pictures and me, Ben and Nick acting silly pictures!

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That last pic of Nick makes me laugh like crazy. Happy Birthday Nick!

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Art and Collars

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

I’m sure most of you who follow my blog also follow Nicole‘s, but if you don’t you should check it out.  She just posted a few of our recent adventures together.  I thought I’d post some of the pics from the art walk and share my outfit details.

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1930s dress, 1950s coat, vintage hat: ebay
shoes: payless; tights: F21; purse: found
1940s rhinestone switchblade comb: Sacramento Antique Fair (it’s so amazing, right?)
collar: Fashion Forestry

Isn’t the collar great?  If you want a sweet deal go here. You can get 50% off if you wear the collar on your blog!  Seriously, they’re perfect for fall.  Get yourself some collars!

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