Today's Finds

Halloween is winding down (shopping season that is) so I figured that the stores would be pretty barren as far as vintage goodies go...but I was VERY presently surprised that there was plenty of fresh inventory to choose from...so much in fact I had to leave some behind. I'll start with my favorite piece..
This Alfred Shaheen dragon print wiggle dress with bolero.
built in belt and oriental stylings.
Do you know how long I've been looking for one of these? I found 2 Shaheen's in my 5 years of selling. One full skirt sun dress with smocked back and one 70s high slit tunic dress...very high slit.....and this makes 3...very excited!
Wool sheath dress with bubble ruffle sleeves...i love those.
this print make me happy :)
mid 60s houndstooth wiggle dress and bolero set

This isn't something I would've usually picked up...but it caught my attention and wouldn't let go. I bet it will look fantastic on the mannequin with the pin tucking on the jacket
check out this print! love it!
So lovely lighter than air robe
My hubs gave me the idea for a "sail" aka a nautical sale..I plan on stocking up on nautical goodies and having a big blow out in spring/summer.

Men's super light hawaiian shirt

I bought this one on etsy...i was expecting something smaller..like wallet size or hand size...so I guess I'll have to pass on this 40s Corde clutch with molded Lucite handle...

60s drop waist paisley, great for layering, autumn colors
YSL moth eaten hat...poor little thing I had to rescue its adorable kelly greenness from a thrifty...I don't think I'll get any collectors buying this hat because of the state of the wool....but I love when pieces aren't in perfect condition....you know they've got a story.

oh, and I picked up this sweet little corsage that I'll be making into a brooch...not sure yet if I'm going to sell this...its so cute i may just have to add it to my brooch collection.

TOMORROW is the 1st day of the 25% off sale.
Do you have your items picked out yet?
I expect items to go fast with the deals that are going to be in the shop.
I have lots of things already under $20...not to mention the great deals on the high-end dresses. I just added some designer pieces and holiday pieces to the shop.
Please spread the word about the sale..the better it goes...the more often they'll happen!

I also want to give a shout out to my BBV friend Blue Butterfly Vintage who is having a 30% off pre-holiday sale right now!
Check out her 10 pages of goodies!
And the lovely Sarah Louise who is having a 15% off sale in her shop Slubird as well...its sale season and there are plenty of gorgeous pieces ripe for the picking...get your holiday shopping done early!


Jenn said...

love the hat!

lil cowboys momma said...

I love that nautical dress, I want it! please tell me when you price it so I can get :)

Bombshell Bettie said...

i wasn't planning on listing it until summer time. I was thinking around $56, let me know if you are still interested.

Stephanie Lynn said...

You found some great stuff! I'm all for nautical stuff. I can't get enough sailor inspired things. That dress is too cute!

olygirl said...

Love when you share your vintage treasure hunt finds! That Sheheen is a gem!

Miss Emmi said...

I love the shaheen, but I don't think I want to know what something like that would cost me! Please tell me it isn't my size!

Bombshell Bettie said...

Its 38-27-42....very close to my measurements....just that much too tiny so I can't keep it ;(

Apothecary Inn said...

I love thrift store shopping! You find some great items if you look hard enough, and have the knowledge that you rescued them from an unkind situation!

Good job on your finds!

Sara said...

Oh my god I love that houndstooth wiggle dress and bolero set!! I am a huuge fan of houndstooth print!! :)

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