Recent Purchases - A Proper Blog Post

Ugh, I hate winter sometimes because the sky is so dark, overcast all the time...and it has been in what seems like everyday for 2 months...ok, well thats an exageration...but it feels like it. Every time I need it to be a sunny day...its cloudy for 3 and then when the sun finally comes out I have other plans so I haven't been able to do a proper post on my new purchases..because I didn't want to show off my goodies with crappy pics, that isn't cool. Luckily today was a gorgeously sunny day, even if it was still pretty darn cold. But I had time today to take pictures of my purchases to share with you!

Purchase 1 - Buffalo, Giraffe and Horse print 80s circle skirt
You may have seen this skirt on the Vixen Vintage blog, Solanah borrowed it from SadieDeluxe and as soon as I saw it I snatched it up! I adore weird prints and 80s so its a win-win for me. Oh, and the shoes are also from SadieDeluxe .

Purchase 2 - Red and Pink L'aiglon Paisley Shirtwaist
It may not look like it (darn me forgetting I look naturally angry all the time) but I ADORE this shirtwaist dress. Its perfect for me, just at the knee length, little metallic buttons, Oh I love this! I will probably wear it for thanksgiving. :) I picked this one up from my newest sponsor, Raleigh Vintage! It fits just how I like, there is even extra room in the chest which is SO hard to find in vintage and great for the buxom ladies. (LOL, even though I think of buxom as a super sexy word, not one I would associate with my nerdy, goofy self)
Shoes are from my wedding.

Purchase 3 - Car Print V neck shirtwaist
Ok, I died over this dress the first time I saw it...I obsessed over it for like 2 days until I finally just asked Chris at Miss Farfalla Vintage to reserve it for me...and thanks to that 50% off sale I had a few weeks ago I was able to pay it off. Another perfect fit. I love when that happens. It even came with the little woven belt which I adore or I can switch it out for my fav red one.
Shoes are from LisaZain on Etsy (the vintage shoe goddess)

Purchase 4 - FINALLY a Beaded Cardigan
I've been searching high and low for a beaded cardi that isn't wool...they're impossible to find in anything older than the 80s so I had to break down and buy an 80s cardigan. I must say I was impressed by the beading, Its even got the shank, faux pearl buttons that I like. I think its just as nice as a 50s cardi..except it doesn't have that soft tiny woven look that the wool ones have...but hey, its either have a larger knit or have my throat close from my wool allergy...I think I'll choose larger knit, thanks :) Purchased from VintageFromVermont
Well that's everything major that I purchased (for myself) the past couple months...much more than I usually buy for myself..but I guess I'm buying myself presents this year..maybe I'll wrap them and put them under the tree for myself to open....hehehe..or not.

Oh, and while I had such nice weather today I also snapped some new pics for the birdie hair clip listings...

You can get one of each of the 9 styles of birdies in the hair clips and soon (probably sunday) I will be adding some of the Robot hair clips to the shop as well.

Thanks everyone for reading. I hope you're having a lovely weekend.


Carys said...

I love your new purchases, the car print dress and beaded carigan are my favourites!! People tell me that my natural expression is quite an angry one too!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Vivian V. Dimples said...

What a great bunch of buys! I wish I could find more exciting things.
P.S. I love your new blog header. :D

twinklez1985 said...

I want your car dress. It's amazing. I am really jealous of you as you seem to get some really good bargains

Zohar said...

ooo hair clips :) Fun!! And I'm loving your car dress. It's great to see you got it after I knew you coveted it!

Anonymous said...

i love shirtwaist dresses! those look great on you- that car dress is so fun :)

Shallow Mallow said...

Gorgeous finds! Love the car print in particular. I can't believe you held out for two days :D

Looking great!
Have a brilliant Sunday!

Shallow Mallow said...

btw while you don't look at all angry to me I look particularly evil when I am calm, relaxed but not making an effort to smile. *sigh* It 's untrue that a smile uses less muscles than a frown :|

Andi B. Goode said...

Ooh, fab purchases. I especially love the car print dress!
-Andi x