A vintage romance

Vintage Metal Green Suitcase from Fossil Finds
{ Vintage Metal Green Suitcase from Fossil Finds }

As of today, our wedding day is 9 weeks and 4 days away! With the date coming up so soon, I’ve been doing a lot of wedding planning in the past couple of weeks – ordering invitations, booking musicians, planning our ceremony, and fantasizing about our honeymoon (a valid part of the planning process). Oh, if only I could take this suitcase with me…

My Vintage Shabby Chic Book Collection from APrettyBook
{ My Vintage Shabby Chic Book Collection from A Pretty Book }

We’re creating an artsy-nerdy theme to reflect us as individuals and a couple, with a subtly vintage romantic aesthetic. I’m in love with these vintage books I’ve collected to decorate the reception: Friends at Thrush Green by Miss Read, The Most Wanted by Jacquelyn Mitchard, The Making of The African Queen by Katharine Hepburn, Dreams are Not Enough by Jacqueline Briskin, and A Study in Scarlett by Arthur Conan Doyle.

My "A Study in Scarlet" by Arthur Conan Doyle from The Vintage Cabinet
{ My A Study in Scarlet by Arthur Conan Doyle from The Vintage Cabinet }

Whether you incorporate them into a wedding or a wardrobe, vintage pieces bring their own unique whimsy to a modern aesthetic. Here are a few of my current favorite vintage and vintage-inspired clothes and accessories:

Vintage '30s Iconic Hudson Bay Blanket Jacket from Urban Outfitters
{ Vintage '30s Iconic Hudson Bay Blanket Jacket from Urban Outfitters }
Johann Earl for Urban Renewal Double-Collar Dress
{ Johann Earl for Urban Renewal Double-Collar Dress }
Vintage Embroidered Floral Clutch from Free People
{ Vintage Embroidered Floral Clutch from Free People }
Cami Slip Dress by Beyond Vintage
{ Cami Slip Dress by Beyond Vintage }
Cape in Marston Black by Beyond Vintage
{ Cape in Marston Black by Beyond Vintage }
Color Block Dress by Beyond Vintage
{ Color Block Dress by Beyond Vintage }
Vintage Beaded Tulle Collar from Free People
{ Vintage Beaded Tulle Collar from Free People }

Vintage Re-Issue Weekender by Fossil
{ Vintage-Inspired Re-Issue Weekender by Fossil }








About Alison

Artsy-nerdy, fashion and lifestyle blogger. Loving wife, baby sister. Uprooted Texan living in SoCal. Writer, shopper, photographer, reader, listener, drawer - loving the aesthetics and the depth in life.
This entry was posted in Fashion, Life, Top Post and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>