So on to today's post... these outfit photos were taken back in March when it was somewhat colder! I think I was trying to channel a bit of Audrey Hepburn in Charade with the red coat and the hat.
I tried on this hat at the Bows and Braces Vintage Fair in March and I immediately fell in love with it. I never thought the pill box style would really suit me but this seemed to really work. However, I did not want to spend too much at the fair so I decided not to purchase it. But this just meant that I spent the following week thinking about it! It is funny how the 'love of vintage' will drive you to lusting after such items. By the end of the week (and having thought of various outfit combinations which necessitated the hat) I phoned up Gloria from The Little Vintage Shop in Lymington to tell her that I
Dress: Vintage from This is Vintage in Bournemouth (also on Etsy here)
Hat: Vintage from The Little Vintage Shop in Lymington
Shoes: Marks and Spencer
Bag: Vintage from Vintage to Vogue, Bath
Coat: Vintage from a trader at Lou Lou's Vintage Fair
Gloves: Vintage from Etsy (surprisingly for me, the only internet purchase in this whole outfit!)