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Thursday, August 19, 2010

Slips In My Tree


I just love vintage slips and had several at one time. Still have a few. However  I notified a lady in California who dyes them and wears them for like a sun dress. She looks good in them. They are all small sizes. I mean like 36 38 bust size, but they looked smaller than a size 38 today.More like a 32 . This full figured lady can't get in that size. You know any body over size 14 is Full figured? I think I seen that on Oprah maybe , about our size. She had a model on size 12 who was modeling for a  clothing line for us full figured ladies. I haven't been a size 8 since High school or maybe grade school!!  Oh well enough about our figures.

 I believe the name of her blog is Glamarella Junk. She is out in sunny California. I would like  to go to some of those flea markets out there.I read a few blogs of ladies who live in California and they are always posting their wonderful finds from a day at the flea market.

These slips always remind me of my Grandmother, she always had a slip under her dress. Back in the day ladies wore dresses every day. Can any one remember that? The good ole days. As they say. I don't want to wear a dress & slip everyday. However I do love looking back at my child hood and remembering my Mother and Grandmother  all dressed up pretty. OK I need to get off this subject.

I had these hanging outside in my tree and  on my wood fence to photograph them for the  lady I sold them to. I am using this one for my background on my home computer.

11 comments:

  1. Those are so pretty! Very feminine:) I love watching old movies but I agree, having to do the housework in a dress doesn't sound appealing!

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  2. Welcome to Blogland, Janice!!! It's looking really good...!!!! Love those old slips too!!
    Isabel

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  3. Very pretty....brings back good memories, only...they are of me, not my Mom or Grandmother LOL...

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  4. it's hot enough here for a slip-sundress ...

    p.r.e.t.t.y

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  5. i have seen where they die them, they are gorgeous!!! but you are right you have to be really slim to pull it off!

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  6. Slips are so feminine - hardly exist now! I used to wear one as a dress in summer, to my m-i-l's dismay... when I had a waist!

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  7. Looove them! It does bring back sweet memories, my Grandma always wore dresses too, and sometimes I saw her pretty slip showing! Thanks for sharing! Debbie @ Cottage Hann~Me~Downs

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  8. I have seen that too...and it doesn't look that difficult - and I believe that material would die really nicely - a French blue would be perfect!

    xo+blessings,
    Anne Marie

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  9. If anyone is looking for a pretty vintage slip, I have them in just about any color your looking for. I sell them at a much more reasonable price than anyone else on the web, and they are all in excellent condition too. I have full slips and half slips, most are from the 70 & 80's, most are nylon, but I do have a few crepe, polyester, and satin ones too. Let me know. Email me at secondhandslipshop@live.com

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