Tag Archives: 1960

So Lovely Feature

1 Oct

I was thrilled today when I got a message in my inbox that an item from The Atomic Squirrel had been featured on Oh So Lovely Vintage’s blog. Today’s post was about vintage bar ware! TONS of retro eye candy. If you’ve never checked out their site, you should. These vintage loving gal’s have good taste, clearly they picked one of my items.

Funky Floral 60s Ice Bucket from The Atomic Squirrel

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Dashed Daydreams

21 Mar

So excited when I saw this. I envisioned it in my loft. Friends over, sitting, laughing, cocktails, movie night with Thomas,…..

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…..and then my dreams were dashed!

It had to have been in some formal living room, covered in plastic, since it was brought home. PERFECT. Went to the counter, I told the lady I wanted it….someone had just bought them. They literally just seconds before paid for it.

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So I just went and took pictures, then tried to buy it off the man who purchased it. No luck….at least it was cheaper this way and I didn’t have to haul them and carry them up my stairs.

Couldn’t wait for Autumn

20 Mar

I’ve been severely under the weather for the past week. Like, could barely get out of bed sick. So I have tons of errands to catch up on. I’m still not quite up to snuff, but better. I refuse to go out looking like I actually feel, and I know wearing pretty things makes me feel better, even if it’s merely an illusion. So the focal point of today’s outfit is a fun late 50’s early 60’s batik print dress with a fantastic scalloped edge running around the collar and down the front. (I really bought it to wear this Autumn.) I paired it with an orangey-red straw hat, geometric plastic beaded necklace, brown leather belt, my new favorite cat-eyed shades and 60’s wedge shoes. I’m still on the lookout for coloured Bakelite bangles to pair with this. Since it’s such a busy print, I didn’t want to wear a brooch.

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Batik dress – Rust Belt Threads
Straw Hat – Thrifted
1960’s geometric necklace – Estate sale
Sun glasses – Target
Leather Belt- Thrifted
1960’s Wedges – Gift