Vintage 1930s Tennis Dress

In which I don a 1930s tennis dress, without intending to play tennis. The main appeal for me as a buyer and collector of vintage clothing is wearability. Of course, I adore glamorous evening wear, but there are only so many occasions that call for such exuberant attire. Hence, when I am looking for pieces … Continue reading Vintage 1930s Tennis Dress

Advertisements

Hotter Shoes Style Series – Village Brogues for a 1930s Style

Following on from my 1920s piece with Valetta Heels, my next Style Series post for Hotter Shoes features the Village Brogues in a 1930s styled look. Whilst heels makes me feel feminine and elegant, flat shoes make me feel like I am capable of anything. Combining elements of classic masculine tones, the Village Brogues by … Continue reading Hotter Shoes Style Series – Village Brogues for a 1930s Style

Reconstructing History Sewing Pattern Review 1304

Today's post features a dress I made using the Reconstructing History 1304 sewing pattern. Reconstructing History are an American based sewing pattern company, specialising in reproducing historical patterns. The sheer range of sewing patterns available on the Reconstructing History website is quite astonishing. Reconstructing History offer a broad range of styles, periods and genres, from the … Continue reading Reconstructing History Sewing Pattern Review 1304