Simply Vintage Blog / 1950s

etsy listings, jewelry and a new stutterinmama model

 Meet Anna.  She joined me for our end of the month photoshoot.  

Lots of new items added to the etsy shop.  This 1950's cotton Jerry Gilden is one of my favorites!
1950s Cotton Dress by Jerry Gilden
1950s wool knit dress (sold) and a late 1960s crepe acetate day dress
late 1950s floral print day dress
1950s silk skirt suit
1950s shirtwaist day dress, 1950s plaid wool 49er (sold)
1940s rayon dress with...
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shop update...

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coats and cocktail dresses...

 New items listed on etsy.

Cocktail dresses and coats.  What more could a girl want?


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anchors away...

Friday was a day filled with running errands.  Thankfully I wore a comfortable, easy to wear 1950s cotton Swirl wrap dress.  One of my favorite day dress styles.  

I paired it with a 1950s black cardigan decorated with pink and white rhinestone cluster pins. 


As soon as I saw the pockets on this cutie, I knew it was a keeper. I hoped it was not my size so it could go in to the shop instead of my...
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new listings...


early 1950s black gabardine skirt
early 1950s navy blue gabardine skirt


1950s navy blue knit sweater skirt set by Minnesota Woolen Co.
late 1940s boucle knit sweater dress


lots of new items listed on the etsy shop
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fall colors...

Yesterday was another beautiful day in Portland.  My mother came in to town to visit and we walked up to the neighborhood grocery store for lunch.

I am wearing a 1950s mexican circle skirt with a matador and floral scene. The skirt has had some significant water damage so I decided to keep it, versus selling it in the shop. Often, I end up with the pieces too damaged for the shop but with lots of...
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saturday at the shop

Saturday is always a fun time at the shop.  I always enjoy meeting the people visiting from out of town.  Yesterday I had several people from Vancouver BC and a lovely couple stop in from the UK.

And, it is a great day to catch up with my neighborhood regulars.  It was a beautiful day in Portland and lots of people were out and about enjoying the weather.

I wore one of my favorite dresses in a teal...
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I've been busy...friday shop update

I was busy listing on etsy today and able to list 11 new items.  A few vintage party dresses, a few day dress and even a coat!  The beautiful brown late 1930's rayon dress sold already.

1950s cocktail dress with fish net illusion neckline

late 1950s pink and grey checked day dress

early 1950s wool swing coat with persian lamb collar

late 1930s brown rayon shirtwaist dress with soutache detail - sold

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shop update 10.03.13

1950s plaid wool 49er Vagabond by Chippewa
1950s cotton day dress 
1950s embroidered wiggle dress with pockets

a few of my favorites... 1950s emma domb party dress, early 1960s gold lurex brocade halter dress and 1950s cotton emma domb party dress


This fantastic early 1960s lace cocktail dress came in to the shop today! Of course, I had to try it on. It will be going in to the photo shoot on Tuesday....
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Shop Update 9.27.13

Late 1950s Jacquard Wiggle Dress
Late 1950s Butterfly Novelty Print Day Dress


1950s Yellow Swiss Dot Shirt Waist Day Dress
1950s 100% Virgin Orlon Sweater Cardigan






Listed a few new items to the etsy shop today. Loving the red 1950's dress.  The sweet yellow shirtwaist sold quickly online and is headed south to California.  Perfect dress for the sunshine state!


1950s New Look Dress with Pockets and...
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