Vintage Shop Update | A World Away

It’s been busy here at Adored Vintage, but we’ve been in a nice groove. The sun has been lingering longer and longer each day, and we’ve had fun being able to spend some time in some warmer weather. There are lots of beautiful new things in the shop! We’re excited to slowly share it all with you! We have so much to list, so stay tuned, and for now, here’s a shop update!

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vintage 1930s navy net ascot blouse | antique 1910s cream tulle lavender ribbons dress |  antique 1910s scalloped embroidered shirtwaist

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vintage 1990s pale yellow knit cardigan sweater

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vintage 1990s black floral drawstring broom skirt

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vintage 1980s pale spring green silk blouse

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vintage 1980s pale blue brown floral blouse

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vintage 1980s apricot colored lace cutwork skirt

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vintage 1980s muted peach sweater with bow

TWEET_vintage1980sblacksilkruffleblouse

vintage 1980s black silk ruffle blouse

TWEET_vintage1970snavygarlandprintblouse

vintage 1970s navy garland print boho blouse

TWEET_vintage1970slilaccottonbohotop

vintage 1970s lilac cotton boho top

TWEET_vintage1970sburgundyfittedknittop

vintage 1970s persimmon red fitted knit top

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vintage 1950s grey needlepoint butterfly skirt

TWEET_vintage1940swisteriaprintrayonwrapdress

vintage 1940s periwinkle blue wisteria print maxi dress

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vintage 1940s black rayon pintucks maxi skirt

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vintage 1920s sheer mint embroidered flapper dress

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 antique 1910s scalloped embroidered shirtwaist

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antique 1910s edwardian batiste embroidered blouse

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vintage 1920s sheer mint embroidered flapper dress | antique 1910s edwardian batiste embroidered blouse | vintage 1940s black velvet wrap dress with lace trim

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vintage 1940s black velvet wrap dress with lace trim

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vintage 1930s navy net ascot blouse

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vintage 1920s pink accordion godets flapper dress

TWEET_vintage1920spalepinksoftcottonnightgown

vintage 1920s pale pink soft cotton night gown

TWEET_vintage1920sbrownvelvetorangeflapperdress

vintage 1920s brown velvet orange flapper dress

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vintage 1920s bronze colored silk soutache dress

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antique 1910s reconstructed edwardian dress

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antique 1910s cream tulle lavender ribbons dress

TWEET_antique1910scottoncrochetyokenightdress

antique 1910s cotton crochet yoke night dress

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antique 1910s black silk asymmetrical cape

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Vintage Shop Update | Break of Dawn

Hello! We have a little shop update for you! Spring is coming, so we’re starting to bring some staples like high waisted shorts and skirts! We are starting to love all the green with creams and tans. It’s such a cheery combination!

SHOPUPDATE_01 vintage 1990s pale sage green high waist shorts | vintage 1980s pale cream silk beaded blouse | vintage 1990s cream linen shorts

TWEET_antique1910sembroideredeyeletlawndress antique 1910s embroidered eyelet lawn dress

TWEET_vintage1940spalebuttercreamsilkrayondress vintage 1940s pale butter cream silk rayon dress

TWEET_vintage1970sbrowngreenplaidswingskirt vintage 1970s brown green plaid swing skirt

TWEET_vintage1980smutedwinepencilskirt vintage 1980s muted wine pencil skirt

TWEET_vintage1990screamlinenshortsvintage 1990s cream linen shorts

SHOPUPDATEvintage 1940s pale butter cream silk rayon dress | vintage 1980s muted wine pencil skirt | antique 1910s embroidered eyelet lawn dressTWEET_vintage1980spalecreamstripedcottonskirt vintage 1980s pale cream striped cotton skirt

TWEET_vintage1990sdarkfloralminiskirt vintage 1990s dark floral mini skirt

TWEET_vintage1990spalesagegreenshorts vintage 1990s pale sage green high waist shorts

TWEET_vintage1990swilliammorrisprintblousevintage 1990s william morris floral print blouse

TWEET_vintage1980spalecreamsilkbeadedblousevintage 1980s pale cream silk beaded blouse

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Engagement Photo Inspiration from the Past

It is the month of L-O-V-E and originally I was going to post several vintage photos of couples being all lovey dovey. And I thought, hey, why not mix in some modern day engagement photos?

Ok, don’t hate me wedding photographers, but most engagement photos nowadays are just so… meh? They look staged, too bright, too forced. So, now this post has become an inspiration source for engagement photos that I hope become the new norm!

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And goodness, don’t get me started on the outfits most couples wear for their engagements! LADIES! PLEASE put on a dress! I beseech you to wear a skirt with a blouse! I’ve seen too many engagement sessions where gals wear jeans, a button up shirt, and boots.

I get it, you want to be comfy. I’m sure jeans and boots are your daily mojo. But these are your engagement photos! Don’t you want to be a vision of feminine loveliness?!

I know. Not everyone is into that…although if you’re reading my blog, YOU probably are!

I just think if you’re going to make the effort to schlep your way to a hillside dotted in the most amazing wildflowers nature has to offer and a sunset that makes blind children cry… don’t you think you should wear something other than leggings and a sweater?

We think so! And hope you do too!

All images sourced from Pinterest via our LOVE board

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At last! Pinstripe Overalls for Spring/Summer!

YOU GUYS! My collaboration design piece with Jill Yee is finally here! So naturally as soon as I received the sample I channeled my inner Land Girl and we shot photos out in a field (because where ELSE would I shoot photos…)

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I present to you the Adored Vintage x Jill Yee FIELD OVERALLS!

So about A YEAR ago…yes, that long ago, I was chatting with my super cool L.A. based designer friend Jill Aiko Yee about collaborating on a design together. This has been a slow process since in the midst of this collaborating LIFE happened. Ahh, that sounds like an excuse, I know, but C’est La Vie and all that so the project got put on the back burner.

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About a month ago we got back on the train again to get our collaborating design ready to go! We talked about fit, fabrics, function…

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OK, can I just tell you how much I LOVE these pants? (And not just because I helped design them) They are so cute, so comfy, and can be worn a lot of different ways!

click here to PRE-ORDER your FIELD OVERALLS!

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Through the design process I had told Jill I really wanted to be able to cuff the hems but not have so much fabric that the cuffs pool around my ankles. It was also important that the straps be not only adjustable, but removable. I have always appreciated when vintage garments had adjustable AND removable straps, so this was an important design element. You have the option to wear as overalls or as just classic pinstriped trousers.

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The next bit was the waist band! Why an elastic waist band in front? Because it’s comfortable! And I like to eat! I normally wear all defined waistbands with skirts and dresses, but truth be told, sometimes you just want to be COMFY. The back of the waist band is defined though, which is great because then you don’t get that weird gap when you bend down or something. Also, it’s more flattering on the tush.

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These pants are also in super soft pinstriped cotton. So perfect for spring. And they have POCKETS! So good!! Now, before you pre-order yours (they’ll be ready in about 2 weeks!) I leave you with this beautiful last picture which I am sure if you haven’t been convinced that you need these adorable pants in your life, this picture will be what SEALS THE DEAL!

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You can PRE-ORDER them HERE!

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Vintage Shop Update | Path To Soubise

It’s 60 degrees fahrenheit here in Portland, and we had a hard time coming in the studio to work instead of frolicking around in fields. Instead, we had a short picnic at the park next to the studio, so we can give you a shop update! Filled with some lingerie, both vintage and modern, and dresses!

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Sympathetic Sighs CapeTour En L’Air Step InDeauville Society Dress

TWEET_antique1800svictorianblackmourningcape

antique 1890s victorian black mourning cape

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vintage inspired white sheer crochet lace dress

TWEET_vintage1960screamsilkmodbowtiedress

vintage 1960s cream silk mod bowtie dress

TWEET_vintage1950sredpinkpanelroseprintdress

vintage 1950s red pink panel rose print dress

TWEET_vintage1950spalecelerygreentullepromdress

vintage 1950s pale green tulle prom dress

TWEET_vintage1950semmadombtieredeyeletdress

vintage 1950s emma domb tiered eyelet dress

TWEET_vintage1950sblackcurledwooldshawl

vintage 1950s black curled wooled shawl

TWEET_vintage1940sblacksheerlaceseparatesset 

vintage 1940s black sheer lace separates set

TWEET_vintage1940sblackembroiderescallopslip

vintage 1940s black embroidered scallop slip

TWEET_vintage1930speachpinkchiffonembroideredtapshorts

vintage 1930s peach pink chiffon embroidered tap shorts

TWEET_vintage1930spalepinklacetrimmedtapshorts

vintage 1930s pale pink lace trimmed tap shorts

TWEET_vintage1930sblacksheerbiascutnightgown

vintage 1930s black sheer bias cut night gown

TWEET_vintage1920srosepinkecrulacestepin

vintage 1920s rose pink ecru lace stepin

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Tour En L’Air Step In / Blush Choise Tap Shorts / Deauville Society Dress

TWEET_vintage1920sbrownsilkpleatschooldress

vintage 1920s brown silk pleat school dress

TWEET_roselilacpinkbralette

vintage inspired rose lilac pink bralette

TWEET_palepinksilklingeriecamisole

vintage inspired pale pink silk lingerie camisole

TWEET_classicblackcottontrianglebra

vintage inspired classic black cotton triangle bra

TWEET_antique1910sbrownvelveteveningjacket

antique 1910s brown velvet evening jacket

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