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With the onset of fall and winter coming, I really wanted to make myself another pair of vintage-style jeans. I have one pair now, but they're a 50s-60s pedal pusher style, and I didn't want to have to worry about chilly ankles. Thus, I set about making a 40s, baggy, farmgirl sort of jean. I took inspiration from the Freddies of Pinewood styles and vintage photos, and I'm quite pleased with the results! (Though in these photos they're a bit wrinkly from sitting in class all day.) I used the…
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Marcia Morrison saved to Knitting
Joan Bennet When the present interprets the past, it always adds its own ideals on top. This is how we can identify
Kate Given saved to style thoughts
I love it when readers ask me for help with vintage outfits. One recent request was ideas for 1940s casual outfits. I have seen this topic come up a few times in some groups I follow as well. "Casual" and "vintage" usually do not belong in the same sentence. What was casual or informal in
Christiana Twitchell saved to My Style
A fashion look from July 2016 by gone-girl featuring Valentino, Chelsea Crew, Patek Philippe, Alexis Bittar, Zara Taylor, Brooks Brothers, 1940, 40s, 1940s, WWI...
Ellen Lavery saved to oasis
I recently flew, and what better time to catch up on costume movies you’ve been meaning to watch? Inflight entertainment had Red Joan (2018) and The Aftermath (2019), two films I’ve bee…
Sandra Cassia saved to 1920s
When I was a super cool early high schooler, my best friend and I would go to the mall every Saturday morning and try on clothes. Luckily, our parents did not spoil us and we often did not have money to buy all the things we tried on, but we enjoyed it nonetheless. It was fun to try on all the clothes and splurge every once in a while on some random piece. Since then, I started wearing vintage, sewing, etc., and the mall no longer holds the same appeal for me. In fact, I rarely go, and when…
Gema Navarrete Miguel saved to moda vintage
When I made my 4th of July dress this year, I pulled out some navy fabric from my stash to use as contrast, only to discover it was a heavier weight poly blend that was much more suitable for a skirt. And solid color skirts are great staples I have...
Linda Araya-Jara saved to Office Wear
1942 Sears Fall Winter Catalog, Page 363
Coca Fernandez saved to Ropa