Thursday, November 19, 2015

I might join your century but only on a rare occasion

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Vintage 1940's wool suit, 40s silk blouse, 40s hat, and 80s pumps.

These photos were taken the day before Halloween when I decided to dress like I was stepping out of the 1940's. When a piece like this suit enters my life, it only reaffirms all the reasons my profession revolves around vintage. It's like going back in time by just looking at it. The craftsmanship on it alone is amazing. Things just aren't made that way anymore.
I'm just lucky that it fits me perfectly, or it might break my heart a little having to part with it.

 This hat is also one-in-a-million. I have been working with vintage for 4 1/2 years now and have never come across something so amazing. I've seen pictures of hats like it. I have seen historical dramas feature them, but never thought I'd find one of my own!
I don't think I can wear it that often though because of the large feather. It gets blown about in the wind and it almost broke this day. I couldn't bear if that happened. I know that sounds a tad dramatic, but it's true. All my pieces are a little piece of insides that exist in the physical world. What's the point of having all these possessions, if I don't love them with all my heart and soul? Seems pointless to me.