Now that Ive primed you, lets begin shall we? The first shop I am featuring is Tiddleywink Vintage! MK so I love this girl. For reals y'all.Not only is her store the bizomb? She's a really nice, sweet, interesting person! Also she has great taste.
I bought a fantastic robe dress from her! It was in pristine condition, and it came super fast! Some pics for your pleasure.
But enough about me, lets get down to brass tacks! Back to Wink.Wink organizes her store by waist size which you KNOW I love. Lets jump right in shall we?
I call this cutie pie The Sophie. Sophie is a sophisticated Momma who loves to crash cocktail parties.She gets all dolled up in her 50's black crepe, dons some 40's style heels.I don't usually go for ANYTHING made in the 70's or 80's but these were too cute to pass up pairing with this dress! And they're 30 bucks! THIR-TY. Need I say more? Yeah no, I thought not. But I will. Sophie is always a hit at a party and no matter where she goes she is always asked back because she "Classes up the joint."
The Sophie $49.00
She's added even more lovely things to her boutique(recently!) and I only highlighted my favorites, why don't you go check out her store and see if you can find your own? :-D Grossgrain !
Mk now its time for my boring musings.I was going to muse about Old Hollywood, or maybe my obsession with Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes (No other does the great man justice in my humble opinion). But then I had a whirlwind weekend of looking at wedding shiz and I wanted to chat about it.
OK so I was kind of shocked by how much planning goes into a wedding.There's the dress and the flowers and the decorations and the seating and the napkins and the preacher and registering and tuxes and... I mean really? REALLY?! Its all a little silly to me. Now I'm not knocking those brides that want everything "just so" I'm just saying I'm not like that so I don't get it. Let me give you an example of some of the silly. While waiting for my Mom to go over the contract with the scary dragon lady with the beige make-up on, she gave me a wedding invitation book to peruse. I am not kidding you when I say it looked like this.
I looked at that big messy book and thought "Oh HELL no." I do not have that kind of patience people .Its an invitation to my wedding not an invitation to the Queens house. It just has to look nice.
So I'm flipping through the book as this lady and my Mom were negotiating and with my two bridesmaids looking on in wonder.
I flipped through to page 5 found one I liked and said "I choose this one!" The lady looked at me like I was crazy, then shrugged and said "Oooook.Well, now you have to pick the font."
I'm like"The what?" She flipped to the front and showed me pages and pages of fonts.All lined up together, each subtly different and said"Have at it!" There was like 1600 fonts in there!
I looked at my bridesmaids ,the book, then the lady and said "Yeah no. Just give me whats on the sample.If it was good enough for a sample? Its good enough for me." I mean no wonder brides go crazy and turn into bridezillas! Its like...designed to make you crazy.
As I wrote down the page number, the dragon lady um, I mean the wedding coordinator and my Mom started to have some sort of snippy voices raised but trying to be nice argument so I took my girls out for a smoke break.
I found out later that I'm gonna be having appointments with the lady or someone like her for approx 2 Sundays a month till the wedding. Quelle Horreur!
I'm kind of hoping we can knock this planning shiz out of the park in like, a month or two.I'm not picky, I just want a nice wedding filled with friends and family and I dont really care what font I use to announce the good times.