Lovely Miscellany

August 19, 2013



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It’s Monday. Let’s rock this shit.

Hey Shorty

August 16, 2013




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I’m a skirt and dress kind of gal. Overall, this is true, but it is especially so during the warmer months. I’m not sure what happened this year, but I’ve been really digging cute shorts paired with lace tights. I’m also really loving rompers for the first time ever, too. I never thought I would feel sexy or badass in shorts*, but I’m glad to be proven wrong.

Have you had any fun fashion discoveries lately?

* I grew up during a time where I witnessed and possibly participated** in a ton of really hideous jean shorts action.
** This participation may have scarred my ego.

Badass Vintage Street Style: Summer Roadtrip

August 14, 2013
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Today I’m feeling inspired by these badass ladies in their road trip gear. The sunglasses and jumpsuits are especially lovely. I wonder where they were headed?

*I can’t find the original photo source for this! If this image happens to belong to you, and you would like to receive credit, or have this image removed, please contact me and I will do so. Thanks!

Style Crush: 1920s Halloween Dress

August 12, 2013



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This vintage 1920s Halloween dress makes my head spin with delight. The shape, the colors, the design, the owls. It’s all very dreamy and incredible. It’s making my head swirl with images of vintage-inspired Halloween wear that will hopefully come to fruition this fall.

These photos are of the gorgeous Rhiannon Macbeth of Garb-Oh Vintage, who also happens to be a fellow Portlander. They are part of her Vintage Self set on Flickr, which showcases her amazing vintage style. Also, her vintage Etsy shop is dreamy, so be sure to check it out.

Badass Vintage Street Style: 1940s Chic Summer Casual

August 2, 2013
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I am loving this casual yet chic two-piece summer ensemble from the 1940s. Makes me wish I was having a frolicking picnic on the shore.

Contemporary Teddy Girls

July 31, 2013



I’m loving these photos of contemporary Teddy Girls that appeared in Next about three years ago. I wish I could take a look all the images from this badass photoshoot! [VIA]

My New Flapper Hair

July 29, 2013

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Well, I did it! This weekend I had my hair cut into a bob… and I am absolutely in love with my new hairdo. It’s a nice change.

After I left the salon, I picked out some new vintage eyeglass frames to match my new ‘do. I will show you guys when they come back in a few weeks with my prescription in them.

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Hair Style Crush: The Bob

July 26, 2013



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Well, it’s the middle of summer, which means it’s time for me to daydream about shorter hair again. I stumbled across these lovely photos the other day, and although I’m a little scared (I’ve had really long hair for years), I think I might just go for it! I really love the length and style of the bob on this gorgeous lass.


Summer Swimwear Inspiration: 1920s

July 24, 2013






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Bijou Tie Giveaway WINNERS

July 22, 2013


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Big huge thanks goes out to all of you who entered the Bijou Tie giveaway! I also want to send special thanks to Jenny of Every Day is a Holiday for mentioning Bijou Ties in her Friday Favorites this week. The ♥ and support I receive from all of you always blows my mind and is always appreciated so much. xo.

Without further ado, the winners of the Bijou Tie Giveaway are:
Jessica W. | Elana K. | Alex M.

Congratulations! I’ve sent emails out to all the winners. If you are one of the winners and have not received an email from me, please check your junk mail folder or email me at christine at flappergirl dot org.