JUST FOUND! 1960’S – ’70’S TRUE VINTAGE SUNDRESS

This is the first item I discovered on Wednesday. It’s not the best of the 3 dresses, but I love it and will start here. There’s no label, and only a manufacturer’s tag in the side seam. A budget-priced item, it was originally unlined but the previous owner put in a perfect lining adapted from a vintage lingerie slip. Now it’s not see-through in any way and hangs better. See what a little ingenuity can do?

The colors and chevron stripes were what caught my eye to begin with. The lightweight fabric, easy fit and pull-over style make it a perfect summer frock or swimsuit cover-up. I’ll get a lot of use out of this one. Stay tuned for the rest of the line-up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

MORGANA MARTIN, THE MAGICVINTAGESPY

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SCRUMPTIOUS NEW FIND! MID-CENTURY SUEDE JACKET

IMG_1070I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE jackets like this.  It’s beautifully hand-tailored in the softest suede, with horn buttons.  They used to make such gorgeous outerwear coats and jackets.

This one is like new!!!  Oh, I am so blessed (not to mention pretty darn good at this!) . . . . .

MORGANA MARTIN, THE MAGICVINTAGESPY

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Beautiful Mauve Kashmiracle 1970s True Vintage Coat

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This beauty that I just found would look great on any Grace Kelly wannabe.  It is very flattering on, and it has a swing-style back.  The Kashmiracle faux cashmere fabric is made of polyester, so doesn’t need quite the storage care of a wool coat, though insects can attack other fabrics, too, and (as can be seen here) crowded storage can cause wrinkles.  Love the dyed-to-match sculpted buttons.  It is a beautiful mauve color (and I found a few days later a gorgeous silk scarf  in the same tones to wear with it!)   Goes to show that you just never know . . . .

Morgana Martin, the magicvintagespy

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