It’s no secret that I’m into vintage fashion, bigtime! And no matter where and why I travel, I find time to source some special pieces for the Mobile Millinery Museum & Costume Archive. This past July was not different; I picked up some stunning and historically important pieces on my travels which I will blogContinue reading “Secrets Hidden in a 1916 Net Lace Wedding Gown”
It is often said of fashion that everything old becomes new again. This fall, what’s new is the skinny scarf. Except for a brief showing on the Prada runway in 2014, the skinny scarf has not been seen since the seventies when it was de rigeur with granny boots, middy dresses, and floppy hats. SoContinue reading “The Skinny Scarf; Your Affordable Entrée into Vintage Fashion Collecting”
Staff of the Georgian Retirement Residence in Dundas Ontario dressed for a day like no other on Thursday as they welcomed the Mobile Millinery Museum’s “Say Yes to the Wedding Dress” presentation. Residents and guests of the Chartwell facility were treated to a retrospective of bridal finery from the 1860s to the 1980s. Many of the gowns onContinue reading “The Georgian says Yes to the Wedding Dress Exhibit”
Powder blue revival bonnet, a bridesmaid’s or flower girl’s treasure from the mid-twentieth century. Delicate fabric flowers trim the slightly upturned brim of this satin sensation.