365 Vintage Days: 298. Gold embroidered black dress

Tonights dress is made – in the UK – of black satin, covered with gold embroidered black tulle. It has a boned bust and a matching gold embroidered black tulle bolero. The problem is that this dress – especially the tulle and the embroideries – is just litterally falling apart! and the bolero is torn beyond repair  (I should have avoided dancing the last time I wore it). I also have a gold and black fabric springolator and purse set,  gold tone charm bracelet and gold tone and black earrings.

I purchased this dress some ten years ago from the RuutuRouva vintage store in Helsinki, the springolator and purse set is from ebay in the mid 2000’s, the charm bracelet either from ebay or from etsy this year and the earrings from an antique mall in California in 2009.

365 Vintage Days

365 vintage days was a bet and a challenge. From March 2011 to March 2012, during 365 days, I published every day a new post with a different vintage outfit and had you witnessing the challenge. I have been buying and wearing 50’s clothing and accessories – most of it casual - for more than twenty years and I am still doing so. This blog now continues ...

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