My Mom and I went "thrifting" today. It was tons of fun; and we met up with my sisters Naomi and Noelle, and our good friend Amber, for a delish Mexican food lunch.
Some of the things I scored: (Sorry the pics are sub - par but I took them in a hurry)
1950s lace wedding dress. This thing is teeny tiny... like a size 0-2. I cannot get over how puny people were back in the day.
I decided I want to start offering more vintage wedding items; and this is a start.
Vintage wedding veil.
Gunne Sax strapless prom dress. This thing looks totally "current"; like something you'd go find at Deb's.
Handmade Jane Austen style gown.... red satin, with a train and built in crinoline petticoat. The sewing is impeccable.
Classic blue polyester 1970's "secretary" dress. I couldn't pass it up.
Pink Vanity Fair bed jacket. I have a thing for bed jackets; I always buy them when I find them.
Here is an example of what I was talking about the other day in this post. The Goodwill marks prices on things like this all the time. In this case, it is a really groovy 1940's - 1950s metal lunchbox that has been permanently marred by the Goodwill Sharpie. But I bought it anyway. :(
A vintage "Kelly" bag, and a groovy little satin and embroidery coin purse made in Spain.
And to keep for myself: a silver creamer and sugar set and a 1950s Pyrex fridge dish.
I bought a dirty bag of "smalls"; mostly miniature porcelain figurines. All of these are about 2 inches in height.
Lions and tigers and bears; Oh my!