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  1. Show 'n' Tell: All about the accessories

    Saturday, January 28, 2012

    Another month, another shopping trip with Miss Bee. I really got the sweet end of the stick on this one, because not only did Miss Bee make the trip to Camrose with her guy, she also gave me a deep-tissue massage in the middle of my living room. If you are looking for a good masseuse in Edmonton, I highly recommend her. I was in pain for the next few days - but it was a good pain, if you know what I mean.

    Anywhoodle, before that we went shopping. First we stopped in at Bra Necessities downtown, who just re-opened their store in a new location. I got the shock of my life when I found out I was wearing way too big of a band size. I should be wearing a 30 or 32 and I was wearing a 38 that day! I bought a new one at Bra Necessities, and at a hell of a bargain too:  regularly $144 for $38! I saved $106 - talk about being thrifty! Although my new one is an F (instead of my usual D) I actually feel lest chesty because it's not padded. That's fine by me, since I also feel so self-concious about my boobs.

    After that shocking revelation, we went to good ole Imagine Vintage. Although Peggy is no longer sponsoring me, I love her store to bits so I'm still going to show off what I bought.

    I didn't feel like taking photos of the hats, so just take my word for it that I found a white beret (yes, another one!) and a white hat, probably a 70s-does-30s. I'll show it to you eventually.

    Pearl in shell clip-on earings. I may use these as dress clips or a sweater clip!

    A 1950s brooch with plastic pearls
    Size 8 Naturalizer shoes

    1940s, 1950s and 1970s earrings, although the last two match!
    I also brought home a dress with a broken zipper for an EXTREMELY low price on the hopes I can take it to the tailor and get it fixed. I loved it and it is by and Edmonton designer so I hope it can be saved (and that it fits me once it's back in shape). But that's another post for another day.

    There were some beauties that got away. I had mentioned that I wanted some overshoes and then BAM, I spotted some - sadly they were size 7 (so if anyone has size 7 feet, there are beautiful black overshoes in Camrose waiting for you!).

  2. 3 comments:

    1. Alice Holmes said...

      I haven't seen this Pearl in shell clip-on earings before. I think it looks great and fabulous with your dress.

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    2. Maia Dobson said...

      I love vintage accessories. Whenever I buy buy earrings online, I always look for unique pieces like the shell clip-on earrings because.

    3. Fantastic post and Thanks for sharing this informative post. It's very helpful.....

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