Tuesday, February 8, 2011

A beautiful dress and a bargain high



On the weekend we met up with an old friend of mine while he was visiting Melbourne. After brunch I wanted to drop into a certain vintage market to have a rummage and show my friend who has an appreciation for such things.



I didn't think I would find anything particularly cheap or at least for the amount of money I had in my pocket (oh no, let me get that right, my husbands pocket) but when I saw this dress I couldn't believe the price...


The belt is in perfect condition!

...and the description 'wonderful 1970's dress $18' WHAAAAAAT????


A lovely bow on the shoulder

Now just looking at this dress you can tell it isn't 1970's but 1950's with its metal zip and details. I looked left and right and made a b-line for the change rooms just hoping that it was my size.




And you know what, it was a perfect fit! I just need to get a skirt slip that is the right length or maybe I'll contact Karlee at The Golden Age and get a quote, 'cause I can't wear it as is. So in the meantime I'll just dance around the room holding it up to myself.

3 comments:

  1. Beautiful dresses and lovely cool calm colours to. Always great to get a bargin ;-)) Enjoy them, dee x

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  2. I know, I'm still grinning ^U^ I love rummaging and sometimes it pays off with a little treasure.

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