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Dear Friends,

This 1950’s is one of my all time favorites. The details are amazing: large white buttons, green cotton fabric with woven white criss-cross stripes, two huge circle pockets, and a rounded collar. Someone had their thinking-cap on when they designed this dress. I bought this one in Leesburg, VA…but I’m not telling you where. It’s my little secret!

Thanks for reading friends.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

Sometimes, there are too many wonderful dresses. I tried on 6 or 7 of these (all of which fit perfectly) at East Nashville’s half vintage/half music store, Fanny’s, and came home with only one– the brown 40’s with diagonal white stripes. 🙂

At least it was one that I love!

Thanks for reading friends!

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

Sometimes a hot car is the best accessory.

VINTAGE DETAILS
Skirt
*Fabric: white cotton
*Cut: classic poodle skirt circa 1950
*Hem: just below the knee

Top
*Fabric: blue knit
*Cut: classic full skirt circa 1950
*Wow Factor: pearl buttons and flower appliqués

I bought this skirt for $7 at a vintage store on 8th Ave in here Nashville.

Thanks for reading friends.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

I bought this dress in Leesburg, VA at The Black Shutter three years ago and I’ve been trying to get back there ever since!

I wore this lovely relic last Friday night at our show in Thomas, West Virginia at The Purple Fiddle.

VINTAGE DETAILS
*Fabric: cream colored cotton, with beautifully colored print
*Cut: high waist and A-line skirt
*Hem: just below the knee
**Wow Factor: PINK SPARKLY buttons all the way down the front, quilted collar and cuffs, and pockets to boot!

Pair with a pale blue linen belt and trusty neutral heels and you’ve got a classic look.

Thanks for reading friends.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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Dear Friends,

This is one I will remember.

Holiday Red circa 1950

VINTAGE DETAILS
*Fabric: gorgeously rich red corduroy
*Cut: high waist and full skirt
*Hem: just below the knee
*Wow Factor: scalloped, off-the-shoulder neckline with embroidery and sequins

This one stayed in the store too…but I wish it had made it into the van.

Thanks for reading friends.

Sincerely,
Nora Jane

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