Vintage Mollie Parnis jumpsuit has been brought to life!
Photography: Walking Dreams Photography
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I love it when designers take their inspiration from vintage and antique clothing. Traditional Japanese and Chinese floral motifs were the inspiration behind many of the looks that came down the Spring Summer 2013 runways. Pucci, Gaultier, and Nanette Lepore were among the designers who featured this up-coming summer trend.
Why not go vintage for this one? Add a vintage Asian robe, like the one below, to your wardrobe and wear it over a tee shirt and jeans to cover up on cool summer nights or crisp fall days. Either way, you can’t go wrong with this look. Good fashion never goes out of style and this is one that stands the “test of time!”
Last year, I wrote a post about my excitement for a remake of the movie The Great Gatsby and how this movie’s fashions are sure to trickle down to the public. It was supposed to come out Christmas 2012. Then nothing. I did not see or hear anything more about this movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby. So today, I decided to do a little investigating and found the trailer. I cannot wait for this film come out (hopefully) May 2013.
Mad Men is being delayed until 2012, but that doesn’t mean you have to suffer. You can update your wardrobe with pieces from the era.
I found this “Queen of the Nile” 1950s dress at Adore Vintage for $198. It is very classic and beautiful If you like it, scoop it up. It’s vintage so there is only 1!
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I do! As a matter of fact, the late 80s and 90s were full of these colorful leather jackets made by Michael Hoban. Under the name North Beach Leather, these jackets hit the streets with a vengeance.
These jackets were so much the rage that Jay-Z rapped about wearing them in 1987 with his 2007 song “Blue Magic.”
Red and green G’s all on my hat
North beach leathers, matching Gucci sweater
Gucci sneaks on to keep my outfit together
So much focus was put on those jackets in the hip-hop community that I was not aware that Michael Hoban also created a line of leather dresses. These dresses are HOT and apparently, I am not the only one who thinks so…..
In 2009, Paris Hilton rocked a red version helping to re-ignite the popularity of these dresses. It is now 2011 and the dresses are still wanted. If you stumble upon one of these now vintage dresses on Ebay, a 2nd hand store, or vintage store, scoop it up! If you can pull it off, they make a great party dress. Even if they fade for awhile I am pretty sure they will make another comeback. One can never really go wrong with a short sexy leather dress!
For more in depth info on these dresses, check out this blog by Fashette.