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Pretty Things Past

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Pretty Things Past

I recently had cause to go back through some old images of things I've had and sold in the past (stored on Photobucket), and decided many of them are worth sharing and looking at again! Because so pretty.    Sold in 2008, this luscious 1960s pink heavily beaded gown was one of my faves!     

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fleur

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Deep into yet another Polar Vortex here in Iowa with near 50 below zero wind chills! Winter always feels loooong in the Midwest and one of the things that makes it most tolerable is garden seed catalogs and planning for Spring Flowers. And adding bright floral prints to the website! Like this 1940s sequined scarf...       Another (more recently acquired) winter day pastime is Pinterest! Especially now that I've taken up baking. Cupcakes I can make but the decorating is a challenge. Hours spent ogling images and recipes on Pinterest I can easily manage….     There's something irresistable...

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Fresh Goods Friday

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Fresh arrivals on the website! More over on the Facebook page…pics link to item on site.    1940s deco design mens robe (fits a woman as well!)        1960s black cocktail dress w/ great silk ruffles by Lee Claire...       Oleg Cassini 1980s 30's style sequined jacket     1950s blue and white flocked party dress     1930s shocking pink tissue silk shoulder wrap with unusual tie dye design     1970s cocoa and creme St. John knit dress and cardigan set     1980s Egon Von Furstenberg dress      

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Tulle Time!

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The best tool for lift in a party dress is tulle! Today we're looking at the poofiest,  girliest and sweetest tulle vintage dresses we can find over on our Facebook page.       buttercup yellow tulle gown by Jacques Fath  

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Little Edie

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Edith Head, that is! Today is the celebrated designer's birthday! Lots of pics of her work throughout the day over at the Facebook page. Pop over and take a look!  Edith....   Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"       Edith's design for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina"        

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