Monday, October 20, 2008

Suits me

I'm not a Kenley Collins, I swear, but I do love me some fashion from the Fifties. Have you ever seen old photos or movies where after the wedding, the bride changes into a sort of 'travel-outfit'? You know, usually a beautifully constructed colorful skirt-suit and a hat, and then off she goes to her honeymoon? Sort of like these?
Vintage Vogue patterns, images from Carbonated
So. . .why exactly did brides stop doing this? It's so classic! Here are some great post-wedding suit options, for those of you game to try.
Tweed suit, Rebecca Taylor $548
Swan Neck Peplum Jacket, Dior, $2,670.00
Iridescent Silk Skirt Suit, Armani Collezioni, $1590
BR Monogram blazer, Banana Republic, $225
Purr-fect jacket, Nanette Lepore, $276.50

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