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Dresses for Successes

I've talked about this before. How vintage dresses are pretty much the best thing that ever existed.
For years, dresses were kind of a "well, it's not the right occasion," type of thing for me. 

Not no more!

All that and some horrid English to tell you that when I find amazing vintage dresses -- which, trust me when I tell you that they're really hard to find -- I'm either selling it to you or keeping it.

Or keeping it and then selling it.



This 60s olive green corduroy dress? Yeah. Just a tad big for me. But, think that's going to stop me from wearing it? Psshh. No way. Once I've loved it some, I may sell it. (Light on the "sell" and heavy on the "may.")

I'm going to switch out this belt -- because it's like the size of Texas-- and wear one of mine, a wide, black leather one along with some oxford flats. Perfect Fall outfit for Cali, and if cooler, add a black turtleneck. I'll have to Instagram that outfit!

And it's vintage new old stock (NOS), never been worn, so I'm pretty partial to wanting to wear it, although that would be the very reason NOT to wear it. But, life's too short for me to give NOS to other people some days. Like today.

Anyway, Fall is in the air. Not literally, but in my head. Kids are back to school, I noticed a crispness in the air this morning during my run: it's close. Closer than it's been since last Fall. 

I'm counting down the days to sweaters and boots. And I have a BAZILLION sweaters in my shop, ready to go!

Come. Visit. Now. Find said sweaters. Here.◄

By the way, I'll be having a 20% off sale September 1st through Labor Day, 5th of September! So, if you're waiting to shop, that will be the time!

Happy future Fall, folks!

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