Reworking Vintage Dresses

Dress: Vintage (purchased from Sleepy Poet), Shoes: Coach, Bracelets: J.Crew, Ralph Lauren (belt worn as bracelet), Odette Vintage shopping has always treated me well. Dresses and skirts from the 50’s through the 80’s fit pearshape bodies much better than modern clothing. Women of the time were seen as more desirable with fuller, hourglass figures so …

Colorblocking: A Shift Dress for Pearshapes

Dress: Elie Tahari via Nordstrom (sold out online but similar and another i’m loving), Shoes: Sam Edelman (old), Bracelets: J.Crew One of the most challenging pieces of clothing to pull off for pearshapes is the shift dress. Meant to be worn straight up and down with little tapering, this does terrible things for a woman …

Shareen Vintage – Restructured Florals

Dress + Shoes: Shareen Vintage, Sunglasses: Vintage, Shoes: JCrew I am always on the hunt for a great summer dress. My parameters have always included a flowy/airy style, mid-thigh length, and breezy material. This piece from one of my new favorite vintage stores, Shareen Vintage, fit the bill. As a pearshaped woman, clingy fabrics like …