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1940's GLAM

by Amy H., 26 year old Fashion designer from London, United Kingdom

18 comments · 1 · September 24, 2011


Amy He - Darimeya 1940s Style Tea Dress, Topshop Patent Black Loafers, Asos Pearl Embellished Hair Band, River Island Sheer Grey Tights - 1940's GLAM
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  1. 1940s style tea dress


    , in Dresses
  2. patent black loafers


    , in Topshop Flats
  3. pearl embellished hair band


    , in Asos Hair Accessories
  4. sheer grey tights

    River Island

    , in River Island Tights

One of my favourite trends to hit the fashion conscious world is the 1940s trend. I've always loved tea dresses and utility wear because it all fits in with my vintage style of dressing. I like to mix the old with the new and the battered with the embellished. I chose this 1940's style, very preppy tea dress a few months ago at Darimeya, who has a cute little boutique in Carnaby Street, London. I love the cool mint green delicate chiffon fabric complemented with the bright gold buttons. The shape is very flattering with the mid length sleeves on a shirt bodice which flows into a pleated skirt. I think this is one of my favourite dresses I've ever bought. The colour, shape and style make it a timeless piece I can always have in my wardrobe. Lovely.

I've styled this dress with grey sheer tights because we're starting to feel the autumn nip now and I've kept with the 1940's glam theme with a pearl embellished headband. Heals were my first choice but instead I opted for my trusty black patent loafers!

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Comments (18)

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Amanda Blackwood
This is gorgeous! <3 Loving your shop hunni :)
Leen Qart
Cute look, I love it :D
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Paula E.
super nice dress
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luv da 40's glam...:)xxx
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Morgan C
lovely, perfect mint green
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Laura M.
Gorgeous! ♥ Love all your dresses, they're so cute :**
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Oana S.
what a beautiful color and retro vibe on your dress, dear!! looove its delicate fabric and pretty collar as well !!
you're gorgeous from head to toe as always! lovely headband too <3 +1 xoxo
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pretty dress!!!you look stunning!!
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