Mustard Painted Roses and a Sea of Trees

There's no debating that autumn is the most beautiful time of the year. Everywhere you look there are vibrant reds, oranges, and purples spread across a sea of trees and the temperature rarely dips below 40 degrees. It's the perfect time to start incorporating your nylons into your outfits and sometimes your vintage fur stoles. [...]

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A Very Kitschy Christmas and A Happy New Year

It's that holly jolly time again when Christmas is around the bend and everyone is putting up their tree-- wait, maybe that's just me. But once Halloween comes to an end, my mind goes directly to Christmas. Having grown up in a fairly large Italian-American family, the holidays will always have a special place in [...]

April Showers Bring May Flowers and 1950s Summer Dresses

It's finally starting to feel like spring here in Boston and nothing means spring more than florals. I've been slowly building my botanical wardrobe in preparation and couldn't pass up this gorgeous vibrant floral 'Audrey' swing dress from Lindy Bop. I've featured Lindy Bop in several of my previous posts (you can find the most recent one here) and [...]

Red, Blue and Yellow Florals and the Vintage “New Look”

When I first ventured into the world of vintage fashion, I was completely lost. I had no idea where to find true vintage, or even reproductions, other than Etsy or my local Goodwill. Through hours of searching the internet, which can either be productive or utterly unsuccessful, I happened to stumble across Lindy Bop and I've [...]

The BBRBF Book Club: An Antique Scarf, Golden Age Hoops, and Bette Davis

Hello and welcome to another edition of The BBRBF Book Club! Our book this month is The Bette Davis Club by Jane Lotter and just like Bette Davis herself, it's full of sass and drama. Here is a plot summary from Goodreads: The morning of her niece’s wedding, Margo Just drinks a double martini and contemplates [...]