STYLE {WISE} Romeo, Romeo . . .

A great look at Romeo and Juliet by The Eye Of Faith Vintage I would like to share.

The Eye of Faith Vintage 11.11.11.

Where for art thou, Romeo?

Ro·me·o
ˈrōmēˌō/
noun
noun: Romeo; plural noun: Romeos

1. an attractive, passionate male seducer or lover.

There’s nothing so timeless as a Romeo . . . its amazing after hundreds of years, a fictional character could still be so prevalent in our culture. I guess, not so surprising, considering he was created by the genius that is William Shakespeare.

He is a wonderful archetypal character of a beautiful boy, young and naive, but full of vigour, and somewhat tragic in the end….so, like many young men, which is what most certainly resonates. We recently acquired a really cool vintage theatre costume with some Shakespearean swag which got us thinking on the topic.

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I don’t think many men can deny they have a bit of Romeo in them. I know for certain many men cannot deny they wish they were…

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Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

Amazing photography! Just like a dream…

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

www.astairwaytofashion.com Debra Shaw by Dan Beleiu for Vogue Portugal May 2018

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Handmade novelty print batik short sleeve blouse with waist knot

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

 

This is a handmade Japanese 1980’s short sleeve blouse with red, burgundy, orange and white novelty batik print. The fabric is a soft handed cotton blend with good drape and a silky feel. The blouse is light and very comfortable to wear. It opens / closes on the side with push buttons and a hand-tied knot.

 

Estimated size:  M
Material:  cotton blend
No label, handmade
Condition:  excellent
Care:  easy

 

Neck:  8″  –  20.5cm
Sleeves from end to end (no seam):  27″  –  68.5cm
Bust:  23″  –  58cm
Waist:  22″  –  56cm
Band above the hips:  18″1/2  –  47cm
Length:  22″3/4  –  58cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

 

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

 

Novelty batic print short sleeve blouse with waist knot

Soie Robe Red Polka Dotted Short Sleeve Mini Dress

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

This is a stunning 1960’s mod dress by Soie Robe, Japan. The red polka dotted and geometrical pattern fabric is used in bias cut to give the skirt a perfect silhouette. The dress is lined, and opens with a long zipper at the back. A little gem!

 

Size:   Japanese size 11 (estimated size S)
Material:   90% triacetate / 10% polyester  –  polyester lining
Label:   Soie Robe – Top Pigeon – Tokyo Osaka
Condition:   excellent vintage condition

 

Neck:   7″  –  17.5cm
Shoulders:   15″1/4  –  39cm
Bust:   17″1/2  –  44.5cm
Waist:   15″  –  38cm
Hips:   19″1/4  –  49cm
Hem:   23″3/4  –  60.5cm
Length:   35″  –  89cm
Sleeves length:   8″  –  20cm
Sleeves width:   5″3/4  –  14.5cm

 

Available on Etsy.

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

 

Soie Robe red polka dotted short sleeve mini dress

On Messy Nessy Chic: The real princess Leia

Could it be that Princess Leia hails from an ancient Native American tribe called the Hopi, short for Hopituh Shi-nu-mu, meaning, “The Peaceful Little Ones”? Hollywood didn’t give them much credit for one of cinema’s most iconic hairstyles, so in the interest of learning and being curious, let’s put the spotlight on these real-life Princess Leia(s)…
Via Messy Nessy Chic.

SWIMSUIT TRENDS

I seriously can’t wait for summer!

Hello Boontje

Ok, het weer is nog verre van zomers, heel winters zelfs met temperaturen onder nul momenteel. Maar toch ben ik al op zoek naar een leuk badpak. Want met het nieuwe jaar en de goede voornemens ben ik terug gestart met zwemmen. Iedere zaterdag naar het zwembad, ik geef toe, het is nog niet veel gelukt. Maar misschien motiveert een nieuw badpak mij ? Na een weekendje surfen op het net, ontdekte ik enkele trends. Kijken jullie mee ?

STREEPJES

Stripes and V-neck – Dorina @ Asos  /  Sporty stripes – Asos  /  Stripes and shaping – H&M  / Stripes and textured fabric – H&M

Streepjes zijn fun. Ze zijn klassiek en sporty en verdoezelen een buikje 🙂

GRAFISCH

Graphical neckline – Seafolly @ Asos  /  Blue swimsuit with transparant parts – Stella McCartney @ Asos  /  Black swimsuit with mesh – Boohoo  / …

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Handmade navy and orange short sleeve V-neck mini dress

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

This is a statuesque handmade mini dress from the Japanese 1970’s. Made of a good quality cotton novelty print with floral pattern, it is unlined. The dress has a fitted silhouette and opens with a long zipper at the back. It was designed for a small bust and narrow shoulders and will fit size XS best.

 

Estimated size:  XS
Material:  cotton, unlined
Handmade dress, no label
Condition:  good
Care:  easy

 

Neck:  7″1/4  –  18cm
Shoulders:  13″3/4  –  35cm
Bust:  17″1/4  –  44cm
Waist:  15″  –  38cm
Hips:  18″  –  46cm
Hem:  23″1/4  –  59cm
Length:  33″3/4  –  86cm
Sleeves length:  7″  –  17.5cm
Sleeves width:  5.3″  –  13.5cm

 

Available on Etsy

 

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

 

Navy and orange short sleeve and V neck mini dress

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