Saturday, September 22, 2018

Fashion has always been like candy to my soul, and never more so than this week. I was getting over the flu, my phone died, my kitty almost died…and then a family friend called to see if I might be interested in a beautiful wardrobe that had belonged to her very elegant mother-in-law. I spent the day in Marina del Rey going through two closets full of glorious midcentury dresses, gowns, sweaters and coats that had been curated by a personal shopper {the equivalent of today’s power stylist} at Bullock’s Wilshire back in the day. The garments are in impeccable shape and each comes with a matching headband{!}. Most improbable of all, everything fits me.

My photos don’t do justice to the many amazing pieces – Vera blouses, Irene suits, Bill Blass dresses, Halston shirt dresses, Givenchy separates and so much more. I love the colorful palette that this lady gravitated to, tempered by the most powdery pastels that are on trend with every single hue in this season’s Burberry line up. To think this was just her Marina del Rey wardrobe…

And so the week ends on a sweet note and I hope yours does too!

21 Comments

Natalia | Fashioned by Love February 8, 2018 at 09:29

Wow, lucky girl! So many treasures! 🙂

Danielle February 8, 2018 at 17:49

looks amazing!

Marcela Gmd February 8, 2018 at 23:14

Nice pieces!!!
Have a good week!!!:)))

Lisa Hjalt February 9, 2018 at 01:52

This is amazing … you are one lucky girl!

PS. So glad to hear that is all well. We have started the unpacking but we’re still waiting for proper internet connection.

Sam February 9, 2018 at 11:29

This was such a lucky and wonderful experience, the pieces on her closet sound and look truly wonderful. Hope your kitty is better now. Thanks so much for stopping by…wishing you a productive week ahead!

cat eyes & skinny jeans February 9, 2018 at 16:41

Gah! Her style is just impeccable – literally swooning over here!!

xx

Kizzy Von Doll February 9, 2018 at 21:37

This is rally lovely….some very gorgeous pieces there. Am glad it cheered you up. I hope your kitty is getting better & you feel better too. The week or more so this day has been crazy for me as well. My phone needs to go to be fixed, if it can be fixed that is!! But, all will be ok…I hope you have a great weekend 🙂 xoxo

Rowena @ rolala loves February 9, 2018 at 22:27

Wow it sure looks like you acquired some fabulous fashion candy here. Those pastel coats are absolutely heavenly. So glad that averted surgery and hope she keeps getting better. Enjoy the long weekend!

Margaret February 10, 2018 at 03:33

You had a lot of fun … A lot of amazing clothes, bags … It feels like heaven … I hope that everything is OK now …
Have a wonderful week.
Margaret

little luxury list February 10, 2018 at 08:24

Oh my, what a week! I hope your kitty and phone are both better! How wonderful of your friend to share her mom’s wardrobe. The sneak peek looks divine! I’d love to get a chance to celebrate her life and looking timelessly stylish too!

xoxo,

design elements February 10, 2018 at 23:56

It’s all georgeous when I visit you. Happy new week

Diana Mieczan February 11, 2018 at 05:35

Oh no, I hope you are feeling better, sweetie. Also, I hope your kitty is ok! Btw: those coats look stunning. Have a beautiful day. xo

[email protected] February 11, 2018 at 07:54

What gorgeous pieces. I would have been in heaven if I was there 🙂

Lady Lilith February 11, 2018 at 10:44

Glad to hear you had such a sweet week. I had a lovely long weekend off with my girls.
I hope this coming week is just as amazing for you.

Pilar Bernal Maya February 11, 2018 at 13:29

such a beautiful colours and the bags…
=)

Alicia Mackin February 12, 2018 at 21:12

Oh wow, this must have been fun albeit for a sad reason. But lucky you to get to have first dibs. And almost 1o years of blogging wow. And so glad your kitty is ok.

Couture Carrie February 13, 2018 at 06:37

So fun!
Happy weekend, darling!

xoxox,
CC

Classiq February 13, 2018 at 18:18

I am sure you will rock all these amazing pieces. I hope your kitty is fine.

Pamela RG February 14, 2018 at 16:32

I am glad your cat is alright. The lady who owned these clothes is truly so stylish and so full of colour.

Mrs. Shockley February 15, 2018 at 02:11

Absolutely fantastic!

FASHION TALES February 15, 2018 at 20:48

This would certainly would have brought my spirits up as well. What a marvellous collection of fashions to have had to sift through. I hope your weekend is going well

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