Thursday, September 13, 2012

The Sunny Sixty's Shift

Finding the perfect Sixty's Shift is a hard task for the modern woman.  Women with figures do not want to look like they are wearing a potato sack.  Even Marilyn Monroe, infamous for her killer curves and terrific figure barely pulled off the burlap look, and even then it was only to silence a naysaying newspaper columnist.

This lovely Citron yellow dress, however, from the adorable Etsy shop Coral Vintage couldn't be further from formless. It was a fabulous find from an equally fabulous place. Coral Vintage is an online store specializing in vintage with a modern twist. When I first spotted the dress, I jumped for my wallet, enlarging the photos as I rushed to purchase this beauty.

The common refrain amongst dedicated shoppers like myself, is that when you order vintage online, you can't inspect the items prior to purchase, leaving the evaluation of year and determination of quality solely up to the seller.  This fear was gone to the wayside after shopping at Coral Vintage.  When the dress arrived it was in perfect packaging, pristine condition, and Christine Power, owner of Coral Vintage, had incorporated a nice touch with a cleverly designed logo tag pined to the dress so eloquently.  I was impressed with the fact that I was buying a dress that was over 40 years old and I felt like I had just gone to a fancy boutique and purchased a three figure item.   For those who love a good vintage find, you should shop at Coral Vintage.  The thrill, the quality and the beauty are enough to keep your closet full for years.
Dress-Vintage, Shoes-Alexandra Neel (here), Watch-Michael Kors (similar here), Bracelets-Vintage


Jen Stites said...

OMG, you and this dress are sooooooo gorgeous.

Laura Cotton-Schwartz said...

I am so proud of you Mallory!! This is beautifully written, the shots are fantastic, you look amazing, and your attention to detail and love for Vintage comes shining through. Very inspiring! And is it just that dress putting that smile on your face lady??lol!!!