Hippie Bohemian and Prairie Vintage Dresses

So busy this summer with the best vintage dresses – 60s 70s and 80s here to represent the hippie/boho/prairie era.  Every other era and style in my shop.  All sizes!  https://www.etsy.com/shop/soulrust


Vintage – Better than costume

Vintage - Better than Costume
This Halloween, why not skip the cheap flimsy store bought costume and opt instead for something quality, such as a vintage dress? It will retain its value for decades to come as long as you care for it and keep it safe. A vintage dress or other piece of clothing can be worn at any time, so it goes above and beyond costume. I have over 1,000 options for you to peruse: https://www.etsy.com/shop/soulrust

Vintage Delicate Sheer Dresses

How to wear Vintage Sheer Dresses
Feminine & Delicate – I think a retro heel and hat is magical with a sheer dress – you can evoke the 1930s while wearing a dress from the 70s and 80s.
Sheer means its time to find a full slip or half slip and camisole.  Jaunty & Carefree – It would also be cute to wear ankle boots or tall boots to toughen the look up a bit.
For my height I think it is better to do a dainty shoe, but those with height could pull off a boot. Sheer Vintage Dresses

What to wear – Vintage Valentines

Vintage for ValentinesI am not the kind of person who makes a big deal out of Valentines, but I do think it is a great opportunity to dress up a bit.  Wear a dress, nice shoes, a hat, jewelry or lingerie that makes you feel special.  Search for pink or red in my shop, or search “romantic” and I think you will find inspiration.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/soulrust

Vintage Clothing – Spring isn’t so far away!

I feel I have some very exciting vintage on the way – even though it is most definitely winter and will be such for months to come, I am photographing spring items, even swimsuits and summer dresses.  I will preview and post as I list https://www.facebook.com/Soulrust  See what is already listed here https://www.etsy.com/shop/soulrust


Vintage 60s Elegant Dresses & How to measure a dress

An elegant Vintage 60s Black Dress by Pat Sandler


How to measure a dress :

Lay garment flat.  Measure underarm to underarm and double.  This is the bust measurement.  Some dresses will have more of a cup shape, particularly strapless dresses.  Those you will want to measure inside, following into the cup to get a more accurate measurement.  Do the same at the waist and hips, while garment is flat.  Hips are usually 6″ down from natural waist, or close to the bottom of a back zipper.  Also measure shoulders, sleeve, bodice length and arm opening.

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