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Memories from the Past Beckon Us to Rediscover Simple Comforts

We all reminisce. It’s a part of humanness, to look back and remember good times, special things, memorable people, or significant events in our lives. The cottagecore movement has recently drawn attention to this longing for the past, brought on by the upheaval that the pandemic caused in our daily lives. Suddenly our cherished, hectic […]

Vintage Clothing Sizes. Vanity Sizing. Never the Twain Shall Meet.

Oh no! Why can’t I fit into my vintage dress?! Sound familiar? For lovers of vintage clothing, we’ve all been there. A Fashion Fairytale (or Nightmare) Begins… For many of us, while we acclimated ourselves to the “new normal” brought on by the tumultuous times we’re living in, we yearned for a simpler way of […]

Gunne Sax Dresses. Laura Ashley Frocks. Those Were the Days.

Gunne Sax. Laura Ashley. Long, flowing, floral dresses with lots of lace, ruffles, calico…and memories… It was a golden age to be young. A Resurgence of All Things Gunne Sax The resurgence of the popular styles from the 1970s and 1980s is like a healing balm. For the most part, those of us who grew […]

Vintage Laura Ashley Dresses Evoke Memories of Simpler Times

Ah…old-fashioned, romantic English-style dresses…full of showy garden florals, cozy calico prints, giant puff sleeves, ruffles, roses and quaint country charm. Though vintage Laura Ashley fashions were always popular, it seems more recently that for many, the pandemonium brought on by the pandemic has seen a return of femininity at its fullest. A staple of the […]