Monthly Archives: February 2012

Wednesday Who? – Leap Day Edition

Can you guess who this Leap Day leaping local yocal is?

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Last Week’s Wednesday Who?

Answer: Betty Friedan

A leading figure in the Women’s Movement in the United States, her 1963 book The Feminine Mystique is often credited with sparking the “second wave” of American feminism in the twentieth century. In 1966, Friedan founded and was elected the first president of the National Organization for Women, which aimed to bring women “into the mainstream of American society now [in] fully equal partnership with men.”

For more information, read her obituary from the NY Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/02/05/national/05friedan.html?ex=1296795600&en=30472e5004a66ea3&ei=5090

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mama got a new pair of shoes

Bass Women’s Rachel Antonoff Alice Oxford from dsw.com.

Squeeeeeee!!!! Saw them. Had to have them. These will be perfect with bobby socks and (maybe) a poodle skirt for my 50s birthday party on Saturday!

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halloweird 2011

a little late, but i was going through my photos and stumbled across this beauty. we were “70s.” jp found his ensemble from rustyzipper.com. and i found everything at forev. god bless forev for having styles from every decade.

 

 

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the huzband makes his first blog appearance

my husband is slowly coming around to my retro style. i helped him fall in love with modern design but he’s always been very conservative in his attire. he got “wild” and here’s what he wore to my birthday dinner last night. damned if he didn’t say he wanted to get some buddy holly glasses. i’m going to rush him over to lenscrafters before he can change his mind!

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best $3 ever!

got this handmade, vintage dress from Savers for a whopping $3. It fits great and made for the perfect birthday dinner dress. i also got the shoes from savers for $5.50. i paired the outfit with my vintage mink stole and some vintage white gloves. the gloves didn’t match, but it’s was my birthday and i’ll wear white gloves if i want to! seriously though, i love this dress. it has a thai feel with its bright gold, vivid colors and gems down the front. in love.

Wednesday Who?

“No woman gets an orgasm from shining the kitchen floor,” said this influential woman.

white ripple candy bowl

picked this up at an estate sale this weekend for $3. it’s currently storing the nuts and bolts from my 1964 stereo console that’s mid-repair.

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