close

Retro Rack | category: 1760s

home

Retro Rack

Vintage Style In A Modern World

retrorack.blogspot.com

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress


For the first night of WorldCon I wore my new purple dress from the previous blog. But for the first offical day of the convention I wore this favorite vintage 1950s blue and white day dress.

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress

It has a cute little jacket too, but I didn't get a picture of it at this event. Here it is at Comic Con, 4 years ago pre-reack-reduction.

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day DressGail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress

Believe it or not I weigh less in these Comic Con photos, just goes to show what a little less boob will do for a girl's figure. Now where was I?

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress

So I am wearing it with a little flower hair band (similar $18), faux pearl set (similar $10), vintage white leather gloves (similar $29), and some Mia nomad flats (discontinued, similar $23).

A Historical Retrospective on Blue & White

For Lord Akeldama

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
1760s  The Victoria & Albert Museum

For Sophronia


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
1853-1854 Blue FLower  The FIDM Museu

For Monique


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
c.1860      United States      MET

For Dimity


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
Bodice  1865-1866  Musée Galliera de la Mode de la Ville de Paris 

For Agatha


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
1868 Robe à Transformation   Kerry Taylor Auctions2

For Ivy


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
1872  The Kyoto Costume Institute

For Prudence


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
Afternoon Dress 1903 s  Jacques Doucet  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

For Primrose


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
1905 Summer Day Dress  The Victoria & Albert Museum

For Gail


Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
Clip Brooches  Raymond Yard, 1935  Christie’s

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
Glamorous 1950’s Dress.  Glamorous❤Vintage❤Soul tumblr

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress
2013 Elie-Saab-Couture-Oblivion-Moscow-Premiere

"A great variety of bright colours is only suited to a carpet. For a dress, two are quite sufficient."
~ The Ladies' Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners or, Miss Leslie's Behaviour Book
by Eliza Leslie (1864)

Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day Dress


Retro Rack is also on facebook where I post additional images and fashion thoughts.

You can visit the following shopping lists: Travel Dork, My Steampunk, My Wardrobe.
Product links on this blog are usually to Amazon using my associate code. At no additional cost to you this means I gets a slight kick back if you make a purchase. Thank you! This allows me to continue to produce this blog without sponsors.
Gail Carriger in a Blue & Cream Vintage 1950s Day DressThen & Now ~ SariBook Cover Inspiration ~ Green from Germany's Blameless by Gail CarrigerGail Carriger Sage Suit in San Antonio, WorldCon 2013 Outfit Report: Day 4Gail Carriger's French Outfits: Flowered Pencil Dress VariationSteampunk Outfits ~ Timeline of Inspiration from Gail Carriger

Report "Retro Rack"

Are you sure you want to report this post for ?

Cancel
×