Vintage Inspirations: Calming Lavender VFG Fashion Parade for the week of July 29th

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  1. carla rey

    carla rey Trade Member

    Runway images: 1. Gabriela Hearst 2. Brother Vellies 3. Christian Cowan 4. Alena Akhmadullina 5. Emilio Pucci 6. Kate Spade 7. Badgley Mischka

    Vintage Inspirations: Calming Lavender

    Maybe it started with Pantone’s Ultra Violet, the color of the year in 2018; its pale counterpart lavender simply breezed into favor for spring and summer 2019.

    Lavender—historically so often worn for its soft illumination near the face by “women of a certain age”—is a pastel for grown-ups. Its dignity was so accepted that in the Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian eras in Britain, lavender was a hue worn for half-mourning dress.

    In this year’s reset, shades of lavender are paired with leopard prints, edgy shapes, feathers, glitter, and bare skin. Lavender for unexpected accessories, lavender in floral prints. The color is shining for warm weather events.

    This week we show the vintage inspirations for lavender’s revival, ready for all your summer goings-on.
  2. Midge

    Midge Trade Member

  3. Joyatri

    Joyatri Trade Member

  4. thespectrum

    thespectrum Trade Member Staff Member

    From my sold archives
    1950s floral full skirt dress

    1960s tunic top

    1970s plaid camp shirt
  5. Vintage Runway

    Vintage Runway Trade Member

  6. Ranch Queen Vintage

    Ranch Queen Vintage Trade Member

  7. mags_rags

    mags_rags Trade Member

    Photos are clickable links

    At, a pretty feather print late 40s jersey knit dress in XL size - 37" waist

    I love the sharp color contrast between the lavender and crimson in this late 1930s necktie

    On Etsy, another lavender necktie, this one from the 1940s
  8. The Vintage Merchant

    The Vintage Merchant Administrator Staff Member

  9. Midge

    Midge Trade Member

    Still available at my Etsy shop:
    1960s shirtwaist dress in shades of lavender and blue in a larger size

    From my sold archives:
    1960s flower brooch
  10. poppysvintageclothing

    poppysvintageclothing Administrator Staff Member

  11. Retro Ruth

    Retro Ruth Administrator Staff Member

  12. denisebrain

    denisebrain VFG Acting President

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