Vintage Shop Update | An Instant Classic

As it starts to get more colorful outside, we find ourselves craving more color in our day to day outfits. But only the best colors, of course! We have a mix of vintage and vintage inspired in this shop update for you ladies this week. There are lots of things we wanted to keep for ourselves, but somehow managed to resist the urge! Many of the pieces have already sold before we were able to even post this update. We’re happy you’re all excited about it as we are!

adoredvintageshopupdatevintage 1950s bamboo floral two piece set | vintage 1950s peach hip drape strapless dress | vintage 1970s scenic scarf print dress

TWEET_vintage1920stapestrycoinpursewithjadevintage 1920s tapestry coin purse with jade

TWEET_vintage1930sblacksilkvelvetbuttonbodicedressvintage 1930s black silk velvet button bodice dress

TWEET_vintage1940sblackhipsrufflessequinsdressvintage 1940s black hips ruffles sequins dress

TWEET_vintage1940sblackvelvetcutoutheels vintage 1940s black velvet cut out heels

TWEET_vintage1940shydrangeaprintwoodframebagvintage 1940s hydrangea print wood frame bag

TWEET_vintage1950sbamboofloraltwopieceset vintage 1950s bamboo floral two piece set

TWEET_vintage1950smedallionprintcircleskirtvintage 1950s medallion print circle skirt

TWEET_vintage1950spaleyellowsilkcutoutembroiderblouse vintage 1950s pale yellow silk cutout blouse

TWEET_vintage1950spastelrhinestoneearringsvintage 1950s pastel rhinestone earrings

TWEET_vintage1950speachhipdrapestraplessdress vintage 1950s peach hip drape strapless dress

TWEET_vintage1950splaidcatalinadeadstockswimsuitvintage 1950s plaid catalina dead stock swimsuit

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TWEET_vintage1950swhiteblackbombshellbikinivintage 1950s white black bomb shell bikini

TWEET_vintage1960sblackdaisycutoutmaillotvintage 1960s black daisy cut out maillot

TWEET_vintage1960sclassicsabrinablackdressvintage 1960s classic sabrina black dress

TWEET_vintage1970sscenicscarfprintdress vintage 1970s scenic scarf print dress

TWEET_vintageinspiredsheerbrownfloralpartydress vintage inspired sheer brown floral party dress

TWEET_vintageinspiredlightcreamdottedfloralblouse vintage inspired light cream dotted floral blouse

TWEET_vintageinspiredcreambowsblouse vintage inspired cream bows blouse

 

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Vintage Shop Update | La Romance d’Ariel

It’s been a while since we’ve posted a shop update! If you follow us on Instagram and Facebook, you’ve probably seen that we still do them regularly, we just haven’t posted one on the blog in a little. Spring has sprung here in Portland! We have full on flowers everywhere, there was an explosion overnight. Daffodils and tulips have popped out of the ground already. Can you believe it? It’s snowing in parts of the country! Anyway, here are some spring dresses, jewelry, and lots of color in this shop update!

TWEET_vintage1920samberglassbeadlariatnecklace vintage 1920s glass amber and pearl bead lariat necklace

TWEET_vintage1920semeraldglassbeadnecklace vintage 1920s emerald green glass bead pendant necklace

TWEET_vintage1920smoldedcelluloidflowerbangle vintage 1920s molded celluloid floral bangle

TWEET_vintage1920swinepurplecutglassbeadnecklace vintage 1920s wine purple cut glass bead necklace

TWEET_vintage1940sblackpurplevelvetflockeddress vintage 1940s black purple floral velvet flocked dress

TWEET_vintage1940sbrassbeltchainbangle vintage 1940s brass belt hinged cuff bracelet

TWEET_vintage1940sbrownembroideredslacks vintage 1940s brown floral embroidered trousers

TWEET_vintage1940slavenderrayonfloralprintdress vintage 1940s lavender rayon floral print dress

TWEET_vintage1940snoveltyprintrayonskirt vintage 1940s novelty Native American print rayon skirt

TWEET_vintage1940sruststripedbermudabagvintage 1940s brown striped wood frame bag

TWEET_vintage1940ssilkhandpaintedroseblouse vintage 1940s hand painted roses silk blouse

TWEET_vintage1940sspringgreenbuttonupdress vintage 1940s green gingham buttoned bodice dress

TWEET_vintage1940swhiteeyeletpeplumtop vintage 1940s white cotton eyelet peplum blouse

TWEET_vintage1940swoodenautumndanglebrooch vintage 1940s wooden autumn dangle brooch

TWEET_vintage1950sblackvelvetcutoutpumps vintage 1950s black velvet cutout pumps

TWEET_vintage1950sbrownpolkadotcottondress vintage 1950s brown polka dot day dress

TWEET_vintage1950screamlacealineskirt vintage 1950s cream lace a-line skirt

TWEET_vintage1950scutagatestoneearrings vintage 1950s cut agate stone screwback earrings

TWEET_vintage1950slavenderfloralhatband vintage 1950s pink and lavender floral bandeau hat

TWEET_vintage1950srainbowstripedsilkpartydress vintage 1950s rainbow striped silk party dress

TWEET_vintage1960sdomedfiligreering vintage 1960s cathedral domed filigree ring

TWEET_vintage1960sethnicredblackbeadnecklace vintage 1960s ethnic red black chunky bead necklace

TWEET_vintage1970sblackredindiangauzeskirt vintage 1970s black red indian gauze boho skirt

TWEET_vintage1930screamlaceweddingdressvintage 1930s cream sheer lace wedding dress

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Vintage Style Notes | Land Girls

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During World War One and Two, as men were sent to war, women were needed to help out in factories and farms. Today’s vintage style notes is inspired by the Land Girls! The ladies who ended up working on farms. Their clothes were often neutrals, browns and greens, colors we at Adored Vintage love!

We put together a little list of things you need to be a Land Girl:

  • overalls or trousers
  • hair twisted up with a scarf
  • waist belts
  • baskets
  • collared shirts underneath sweaters
  • knee high socks
  • brimmed hat
  • leather boots

There you have it! Tag us in your Land Girl photos on Instagram! If you don’t follow us yet, our moniker is @adoredvintage.

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Vintage Monday Muse | Wallis Simpson

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Our Monday Muse for this week is the ever beautiful Wallis Simpson. She was born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania and was named after her father, Teackle Wallis Warfield. Her father died of tuberculosis while she was a young girl, so her mother and her lived dependent on her father’s wealthy unmarried brother, Soloman Davis Warfield.

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Wallis attended Oldfields School, the wealthiest school in Maryland, paid for by her uncle. There she met and befriended Renée du Pony, daughter of Senator T. Coleman du Pont and Mary Kirk, whose family founded Kirk Silverware. Wallis is reported to have always been a well dressed, intelligent girl. It is said she always pushed herself hard to do well. She is often described as beautiful, clever, and ambitious.

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Wallis’ marriage to King Edward VIII was her third. In this case, the third time truly was the charm. Their love story was an extravagant one, and Wallis had expressed that having lived such a great romance was difficult. When they first met Edward was a prince, and Wallis was still married to her second husband, Ernest Aldrich Simpson. During their affair, Edward was crowned King. Around the same time, Wallis filed for divorced. Their relationship soon became public in the United Kingdom, and she had to flee the country to escape the press. Their relationship was a complete scandal at the time, and it was not accepted by the public or government. So, Edward passed the crown. He gave up being a king to be with Wallis.

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Wallis lived to an old age. Widowed after cancer took the Duke, she spent her last years suffering from Dementia. There have been many movies made about our beloved Wallis, and in many of them feature some of our other vintage muses. Their stories will to told another Monday.

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