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Vintage Saturday: 1950s Umbrella Dress in Montenegro

During our time in Dubrovnik, we took a side-trip to Montenegro, which is just over the Croatian border (for you James Bond fans, this is where Casino Royale took place). I wore this adorable (if I do say so myself!) 1950s umbrella print dress, which ended up being perfect for the occasion. It was acquired… Continue reading Vintage Saturday: 1950s Umbrella Dress in Montenegro

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(Semi) Vintage Saturday: Springtime English Tea

British Boyfrend (TM) and I had the distinct pleasure of attending a Springtime English Tea this afternoon, put on by the United Methodist Church here in Portland. The Tea is an annual fundraising event for the church, and we were invited to attend by Peter’s Grandma Margaret, one of the sweetest older ladies I’ve ever… Continue reading (Semi) Vintage Saturday: Springtime English Tea

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Vintage Saturday: Church of Sinatra and Victory Rolls

Welcome to the weekend, readers! I had a pretty relaxing day of sewing, napping, and catching up on cleaning before heading over to Julie’s yesterday evening for February’s Church of Sinatra. With Valentine’s Day being this month, I decided to wear a 40s dress I just got that’s accessorized with a cute pink flower (and, yes,… Continue reading Vintage Saturday: Church of Sinatra and Victory Rolls

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Vintage Saturday: What I would’ve worn to the Fur & Feathers Luncheon

Yesterday evening was Burns Dinner, the annual volunteer awards and recognition dinner for Fort Nisqually. I decided to go 1950s, wearing the outfit that I would’ve worn to the Fur and Feathers Luncheon last weekend (you can see fabulous event photos here and here. Don’t the ladies all look lovely!?), because though the organizers requested… Continue reading Vintage Saturday: What I would’ve worn to the Fur & Feathers Luncheon