Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Week 2 - Spring Vintage Inspirations


Week 2 of the Spring Vintage Inspirations fashion picks!

Here's the lowdown on how it works:

Every Wednesday, VFG Member cactusandcattails is going to post a thread on the forums calling for all vintage sellers to show off their current and upcoming auctions that fit the themes. The whole draw is that *everything* posted will be available for you to buy! Either right that minute or within the week. It's perfect for instant gratificationists like myself.

So without further adieu, here are Week 2's picks!

Prints Charming & Prints Valiant

From the dainty to the dauntless, prints are hot this Spring. If you're looking for that hard to find, completely unique impression then vintage is the only way to go.

This week you can score this 50's sweet, feminine vintage print cotton summer dress from emmapeelpants or this cobalt blue tulip print bias cut rayon 1930's dress (pictured) from Dorothea's Closet Vintage or the definitive definition of charming - this 40's hat print dress with ruffled side swag from Material Memories.

For something a bit on the bolder side we have perfect choices from this zodiac print drop waist dress at borntoolatevintage and this 60's Tori Richard cotton a-line beauty from denisebrain to this early 70's Scandinavian mod blue dress (pictured) from The Marque of Vintage.

View all of this weeks print pieces here.



Beauty in the Details


Beauty is definitely in the details of these gorgeous intricate lovelies. Choose from this 50's sundress with fabulous embroidery and cutwork eyelet (pictured) from bartondoll or this exquisite 40's beaded peasant style dress (also pictured) from cactusandcattails.

View all of the beautifully detailed items here.

Black & White

No gray areas here. It's all black and white whether you choose this 70's kaftan from Sara's Attic or this this seriously amazing mad spotted 60's dress from emmapeelpants.

Up the Vampage

Nothing says vamp like red! The sex appeal is high on these two lipstick red knockouts. This sizzling red Ossie Clark from emmapeelpants as well as this 80's does 40's siren red ruched & gathered dress (pictured) from Material Memories.

View all of the vampage vixen fashions here.


Back to the Future

Silver and gold goodies are back from the future this week starting with this 60's shimmering silver lace trapeze mini dress (pictured) from glamoursurf. And you'll melt any guy with this 1960's molten copper ice sexy sheath dress from Born Too Late Vintage.

Go Back to the Future here.

Thanks to everyone who participated in helping to put this together from denisebrain for creating and putting the Spring '07 Vintage Inspirations issue together, cactusandcattails for thinking up the fabulous cross-promotion idea and running with it so fabulously and of course to all the sellers who participated with showing their wonderful goods.

See you next Tuesday for Week 3!

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