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November 2, 2020 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

Fall is already at our door, it is time to put away all the fun sun dresses, shorts, short sleeve tops and pull out our warm and cozy wardrobe. Each new season, I like to make myself a new outerwear garment, for me, it is a good way to begin a new season!

April 20, 2020 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

This new project for the blog was coming on point, I was beginning to think about my spring & summer sewing plan. What better project to start with than the perfect 1950’s vintage style sun dress?

December 17, 2019 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

This fall I was feeling up for a sewing vintage fashion challenge. Therefore, I decided to go out of my comfort zone and transform a 1930’s dress into a dress coat! Vogue V9127, is a great design that can be easily altered into a coat, which is wonderful!

May 9, 2019 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

Sewing the perfect 1950’s dress

Spring weather gives a fresh slant to fashion. The aim is to look crisp and cool by wearing a refreshing look! As I vintage style fashion lover, I am always looking for inspiration in the fashion trends from the past! For this project, I wanted to create

November 23, 2018 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

Inspiration from the past

I always loved the grace and elegance of vintage fashion, especially the 1930’s to 1950’s. Now, that winter as arrived, I absolutely needed to make a vintage inspired winter outdoor piece for myself.

July 30, 2018 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

A little fashion history context : HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR

Leopard print outfits are always attention-grabbing, but none more so than American actress Marian Nixon’s. In 1925 she turned heads  and probably crashed cars, as she walked down Hollywood Boulevard in a leopard skin coat, accessorizing with her pet leopard on a leash… (This is definitely what you call pushing fashion to the extreme!)

April 26, 2018 by Mélyna for Gorgeously Vintage

I always been obsessed by Dirndl dresses and find them so feminine and pretty! I don’t know if it is just me, but there is kind of a vintage look to them, which I love.