Dearest Tyty, Cycle 23 was meant to be the cycle that I would audition for. I was too young for the petite season, too short once I was old enough, and not in America for several cycles. Finally, after 10 years of wanting to, I was ready to audition to be on America’s Next Top… Continue reading Cycle 23 – An Open Letter to Tyra Banks
Today, on Vestures of Vaness, I have a little outfit for you. Pocahontas was obviously my childhood Disney doppelgänger (well, her and Jasmin – they were the only brown ones back in the day). So, when my first customer of the day told me this necklace reminded her of Pocahontas, how could I not name this after the barefooted kindred spirit?
Also, polka dots. Heyo.
Here I have on:
- Caterpillar Footwear Worksong Wingtip Oxfords
- Guess high waisted black denim shorts
- Random black leather waist belt
- Charter Club polka dotted button-up
- A rad necklace that I borrowed from my Mumsies’ armoire
- Converse clear, round-frame glasses (yes, they are prescription)
Lets start at the very beginning; Fräulein Maria always said it was a good place to start. Shoulder pads first jumped on the scene of life in the mid-1920’s. They were invented by a footballer of Princeton University, L.P. Smock. This protective gear became a regular addition to footballers’ uniform along with pads for knees,… Continue reading A Salute To Shoulder Pads Through History
Hello one, hello all! Today is Tuesday, which means I get a Senior Citizen discount when I go thrift shopping with my Mom! In my world, this is what I would define as bonding. Growing up, I was instilled with a deep appreciation for the local Savers. Over the years, I have come to encounter… Continue reading Thrifted Treasures: From Armani to Knits and Swimwear