Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

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 Hang with Nicole and me DAAAMN!

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Nicole and I went to the SF Friends of the Library book sale at Fort Mason last weekend.  She posted some of the fun we had over on her blog.  Here’s some more images:

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my outfit:
40s playsuit, 60s watch necklace: ebay
top: Buffalo Exchange
vintage sandals: Bows and Arrows, in Sacramento CA

Isn’t Nicole’s outfit to die for?  I wore shorts from a 1940s playsuit I recently won on ebay.  It’s a shame I found it at the end of summer, but who says I can’t lounge around in it at home when I want to feel glamorous?

40s playsuit 70s couch

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lounging

40s playsuit: ebay
scarf: Vintage Pink in Portland, OR
70s couch and painting: was my grandmothers. I pretty much recreated my grandma’s house in my living room : )

And here’s some of the loot I scored at the book fair:



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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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close-up of sleeve

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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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