Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Sporting Fashions Retrospective

In preparation for the coming warmer months (which can't get here soon enough), I've been going through my closet, deciding which garments to purge and which to keep as perennial favourites.  The result is this short "from my cold dead hands" list of vintage sports/resortwear pieces that I definitely will be keeping & wearing this year and that I somehow think Ms. Harlow would have approved of!!

1#: 1930s "flour sack" sailor dress



#2: 1930s knitted sailor top & nudeedudee skirt



1930s backless "anchors & life preservers" novelty cotton dress

16 comments:

Lauren said...

AAH! I love this!! Every look is perfect!

Emily said...

I love the novelty dress!!! The print and cut is amazing!!

Charlotte said...

I can understand why you would never think of letting go of these beauties!

xx Charlotte
Tuppence Ha'penny Vintage

Jitterbugdoll said...

I love these--perfect summer looks!

Avalon76 said...

The Baby would've definitely approved! Lovely, all of 'em!

Carys said...

These are all so perfect, I'm pretty sure I could never give them up either!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Sara said...

Perfect!! I love anything which has something to do with anchors or sailing or sealife :D Perfect dresses!

garofit said...

All gorgeous, and love the print in the last one! But please, stop...I can't get enough of your outfits, yet somehow it feels like self harming! :)

BaronessVonVintage said...

THANK YOU! These are my favourites for sure. Trying to keep the core wardrobe for each season relatively small and then only add a few new extra pieces each year.

garofit: sorry for the fashion s & m!!

BaronessVonVintage said...

sara: I didn't really realize it, but clearly, I am a nautical fanatic as well :)

Penny Dreadful said...

You look like Wallis in the top photo! Adore the nautical top, lovely x

Riikka said...

LOVE all of these looks! The first two are definitely some of my top favorite Baroness looks of all time. :)

casey said...

OOOH!!! You should totally come visit me in Florida right now--it's been warm enough to wear these sorts of fashions for at least a good 10 days! :D Loving the nautical dress!

♥ Casey

Lauren Hairston said...

Such fun warm-weather clothing. I always have such a hard time figuring out what to wear when it gets hot, so I'll have to learn from you!

P.S. The scenery in the photo for your anchors and life preservers dress is magnificent. Ah, the beauties of nature!

BaronessVonVintage said...

wallis!?! that is so kind of you, P.D!

Riikka, Lauren: kind thanks, dolls!
Casey: oh, how I wish I could get there in the blink of an eye!

Bella said...

Great selections ~ she definitely would have approved.