Spring Safari Vintage Inspirations/Spring 2017 for the week of May 22nd

Discussion in 'PUBLIC Fashion Parades - The best from the VFG' started by carla rey, May 21, 2017.

  1. carla rey

    carla rey Trade Member

    Spring 2017 VI: Spring Safari

    Whether you’re visiting an exotic locale, or sticking close to home, travel-inspired safari style is hot for Spring! This week our members showcase their expedition-ready vintage.

    Think crisp neutrals like khaki and white in tailored shapes—including that safari classic: a belted jacket over trousers, skirts or shorts. Include cottons and linens, lightweight animal prints, African style summer-weight fabrics and prints, cargo/military styles, and accessories like sandals as well as animal or tropical-themed jewelry, watches big straw hats and scarves to protect you from the blazing sun, and chunky belts to tie it all together.

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    Clockwise from top right: Louis Vuitton men's collection Spring/Summer 2017; Oscar de la Renta Spring 2017; RTW (www.Vogue.com); Alexandre Vauthier 2017 RTW
     
  2. thespectrum

    thespectrum Administrator Staff Member

  3. vivavintageclothing

    vivavintageclothing Trade Member

  4. Vintage Runway

    Vintage Runway Trade Member

  5. northstarvintage

    northstarvintage Administrator Staff Member

  6. jazzbug

    jazzbug Trade Member

  7. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  8. RanchQueen

    RanchQueen Trade Member

  9. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

  10. The Vintage Vendeuse

    The Vintage Vendeuse Trade Member

    From my collection: a ladies' 1950s/60s genuine safari/bush jacket from Ahamed Bros. in Nairobi. Ahamed Bros. is generally credited with the iconic design of the bush jacket and has outfitted such notable personages as Ernest Hemingway, Clark Gable, and Grace Kelly.

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  11. denisebrain

    denisebrain Trade Member

    That is a great jacket Donna!

    From my archives, a 1950s-60s silk chiffon leopard-print scarf
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    A c. 1970s sterling cheetah pin
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    50s Koret African-themed novelty print skirt
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  12. carla rey

    carla rey Trade Member

  13. The Vintage Vendeuse

    The Vintage Vendeuse Trade Member

    Thanks, I wish I had you to model it! :)
     
  14. jazzbug

    jazzbug Trade Member

    A little classical music along the way, on our Safari!
     
  15. Midge

    Midge Trade Member

  16. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

  17. From my Sold archives.

    80s folding aviator sunglasses
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    Mens Panama straw fedora hat
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    Gift with purchase stylized animal print hanky form Lanvin
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