Tuesday, July 08, 2008

From Hanger to Heavenly

I went on a vintage buy the other day. I found this 1960's beaded evening gown - I've seen what seems like a million of 'em in my time as a vintage seller. Hanging next to it was what looked like a matching maxi vest. It seemed odd and was likely to be really ugly in that designer knock-off "trying too hard" way, but I bought it anyway. Today, I pulled it out and put it on the mannequin.

Did you ever have the experience while shopping that a dress has absolutely no appeal on the hanger, but when you put it on, it was magic? Take a look at this.

That's not a maxi vest - it's a cloak! A gorgeous, sophisticated evening cloak that takes the dress from simple to sensational - from basic to breathtaking.

Here's the hard part. It's not listed yet. But I promise it will be available soon!


Some Like it Vintage said...

What a stunning ensemble!

The Summer Kitchen Interiors said...

That is sooo gorgeous! Just thought we'd tell you how much we enjoy your blog! Love seeing all the fun vintage stuff you show!
Karla & Karrie

Course of Perfection said...

Breathtaking indeed!

Past Perfect Vintage said...

glorious dress and sleeveless coat set!

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