Thursday, August 27, 2009

Outfit of the Day--Hey Sailor!

I had lunch with my mother, sister, and nephew today, and this is what I wore.



Wrap blouse made by me from a 1945 pattern using 1940s nautical print seersucker
Red gab 1940s-style trousers by Vivien of Holloway

Red patent Betseyville Aisha shoes
Red patent 40s-50s style purse by Hobo International

WWII jointed celluloid sailor brooch

1940s carved red Bakelite button earrings

Cream gardenia and red berry hair flower by My Sweet Corazon

12 comments:

  1. You are the bees knees in that getup! Love the colors.

    Thanks doll,
    The Glamorous Housewife

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  2. Hi

    I've just found your blog - we used to chat a bit on MUA about being pale and Besame/Julie Hewett cosmetics.

    You look fabulous here - I love the colours, the shapes, everything is just perfect. I'm so glad to have found your blog.

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  3. Fantastic outfit. Such striking colours!
    -Andi x

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  4. I'm a big fan of nautical outfits and you have done a lovely job at putting yours together!

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  5. You can't beat red shoes! Gorgeous!

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  6. Thank you everyone for the kind words! I appreciate everyone taking the time to drop me a line :-)

    And I'm so glad you found me Grace! I do remember you from MUA and I'll be sure to check out your blog too!

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  7. Love it!
    Blue and red are really classy together.

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  8. Thanks again for all the kind words!

    Red and blue is definitely a favorite combination of mine and I wear the two colors together often :-)

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  9. So absolutely fantastic! I adore red pants and am always looking for ways to make them seem less 60s/70s and more vintage. This pair excels at that, they look so wonderfully 40s!

    Wishing you a beautiful Monday & week ahead, sweetie!
    ♥ Jessica

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