Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and I am excited. Not for heart-shaped boxes of chocolate (I know too much about the unethical sourcing of cocoa to trust anything that isn't fair trade), not for an excuse to go out and buy new lingerie (beautiful silk is almost impossible to find, the best you can hope for is a polyester/nylon blend with a satin sheen and a high price tag), and not for flowers (no real reason here, I just don't like red roses).
While my list of ethical and personal dilemmas could make for a huge Debbie Downer of a Valentine's Day, vintage fashion comes through to rescue this day of love -- alongside the nice excuse to wear a hot pink dress, bright red lipstick, and purple pumps all at once!
At Dressing Vintage, we love spectacular things. We also love a good theme that allows us show off some of our loveliest vintage treasures in a unique way! No matter how you choose to spend February 14th, use it as an excuse to spoil yourself or your significant other with something unique, ethical, and absolutely beautiful.
1. Red "Lipstick" Vintage Handkerchief 2. 1980's Bob Mackie Red Sequin Dress 3. Red and White Vintage Lucite Confetti Bracelet 4. Oscar de la Renta Designer Vintage Garter Belt 5. Red Patent Leather Scalloped Edge Shoes 6. Sue Leslie 1960's Raspberry Pink Dress 7. Vintage Valentine Heart Handkerchief 8. Givenchy Pale Pink Strappy Heels 9. 1960's Pink and Gold Sparkle Vintage Dress 10. Koret Pink Leather Handbag with Circle Handle 11. Pink Agate Victorian Necklace 12. 1930's Vintage Peach Silk and Lace Slip 13. Christian Dior Vintage Strappy Gold Sandals 14. Vintage Sonia Rykiel Pink Studded Leather Belt 15. 1960's Black and Pink Plaid Coat 16. Mother of Pearl Vintage Dance Card 17. NWT Madeira Floral Handkerchief 18. Bright Pink Vintage Leather Gloves 19. Vintage Pink Alligator Peep Toe Heels 20. 1980's Purple Suede Studded Heels 21. Rare Maud Frizon Shoulder Bag with Pom Poms 22. 1980's Vintage Christian Dior Purple Bow Dress 23. Signed Vintage Valentine Handkerchief