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Vintage Spring Dresses

Do you need to get in the mood for spring? Whether you’re experiencing spring showers or enjoying warm days that make you dream of summer, I have some spring dresses for you to consider. From sunshine yellow to florals, aztec patterns to graphic prints, there’s a selection of vintage or vintage inspired frocks available for your consideration.

Soda Fountain vintage style dress available at ModCloth.

60s day dress available from TheVintageDesignShop.

Great 60s Aztec dress available from badgirlvintage.

50s green spring dress available from VintageFrocksOfFancy.

70s yellow maxi dress available from BruklynBelle.

50s pink floral dress available from planetclairevintage.

Pink 50s gingham dress by VacationVintage.

60s graphic mod dress from moonandsoda.

Floral vintage style dress by TopShop.

Vintage Style Floral Dress by Oasis.

60s coral dress available from DearGolden.

Do you have a favourite spring dress that you’re wearing?

x Rena

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Retro-Style Fitted Bloomers

Fitted bloomers.

Keeping with the recent theme of spring accessories and fine underthings, today’s post is all about fitted retro-style bloomers. There are so many fun choices out there!

Bloomers by Free People.

Bloomers were popularized during the Victorian times by a Ms. Bloomer who simply wanted to ride her bicycle and needed appropriate underthings to do so. Today, you can still find bloomers ranging from knee length to hipster short length.

Sofia Bloomer by Undrest.

There’s even some fabulous bloomers to go with your steampunk outfits.

Steampunk bloomers by RomanyRapture.

And some more pretty bloomers…

Pretty bloomers.

Find some bloomers to go with your favourite spring dress. The best part is that they’re your secret unless you want to share!

x Rena


Playful Fashion: Kate Spade

‘All Typed Up Clyde’ by Kate Spade 2010.

What better way to liven up a quiet Monday night with a bit of playful fashion by Kate Spade? She is undoubtedly one of my favourite designers out there with her characteristic sense of fun. I just want to share a few of my favourite Kate Spade things with you.

Armadillo Handbag by Kate Spade from Nordstrom’s.

Keeping with the theme of the wild animal kingdom…

Kate Spade Owl Bag.

And turning to the wold of flora…

‘Melinda’ vinyl satchel by Kate Spade.

And moving onto covers for  your technology…

Kate Spade’s ‘Chit Chat’ retro phone iPhone case.

For your iPad…

Kate Spade newsprint iPad case from 2011.

And finally, some flirty fun with a hat for that spring sunshine…

New York Sun Hat by Kate Spade.

… and a brolly for those spring showers.

‘City Lights Umbrella’ by Kate Spade. Covet.

Till tomorrow!

x Rena

Pretty Socks

Anna Sui’s 2008 original sock statement on the runway. Are you rocking this look?

You might think I’m mad for writing about socks on the eve of full-time sandal-wearing weather. But guess again. Socks are so hot they’re cool. And what better way than to show them off with your peep toes or even your sandals if you’re bold enough.

Anna Sui socks available from Urban Outfitters.

I admit I have a weakness for fun socks. I don’t usually go for cutesy. But I do enjoy stylish statement socks. Anna Sui and Betsey Johnson do this well.

Cute Betsey Johnson Lingerie Socks. They even come in a nice package.

Agent Provocateur socks ready for spring.

If you’re feeling a bit more DIY than ready-to-wear, you can knit up a pair of your own socks or stockings.

Love Socks pattern by Devon Clement available on Ravelry.

Longing for Spring Socks pattern by Friederike Erbslein.

And the grand finale of the spring sock handmade pattern list is by Lisa Whiting for Vogue Knitting. I’d love to make these!

Lisa Whiting bird socks, front view, pattern available on Ravelry.

Lisa Whiting Bird socks, rear view.

Until tomorrow! Keep your toes warm till then.

x Rena

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