Ein 50er-Jahre-Kleid und glitzernde Accessoires: Festliche Vintage-Mode für die Weihnachtszeit
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A 50s Dress and sparkling Accessories: Festive Vintage Fashion for Christmas Time

In everyday life, I normally wear reproductions. They are most of the time easier to clean and replace. However, I’m also a passionate collector of true vintage pieces from the 40s to 50s which I love to wear for special occasions and festivities. With a vintage dress one can be sure that there won’t be any other lady with the same garment, moreover, it’s also a sign against fast fashion and mass production. This is why I’m going to wear a 50s dress for Christmas, just as I did last year.

Festive Vintage Fashion for a glamorous Christmas Party

I bought the dress from the privat collection of Nina, shop owner of  Maison Chi Chi Vintage. It really was love at first sight and the dress fits perfectly. The tight cut emphasizes the curves while the cowl-neck at the back is a real show-stopper.

Even some of my accessories are true vintage pieces. In the pictures I’m wearing a silver handbag from the 50s which goes very well with the dress. Furthermore, I chose a vintage brooch and earrings I found at a second hand shop.

Classy nylon stockings and gloves by Secrets in Lace as well as an amazing hairflower by Sophisticated Lady Hairflowers finish the Christmassy vintage look. Since it’s very cold outside, I teamed the dress with an elegant black jacket which I already wore here.

PS: Searching for a vintage dress with a very specific cut or in a given colour is normally really hard. It’s much easier to just browse your favourite stores for unique vintage garments. In my list with shopping tips, I tell you where I love to buy my clothes.

The location this time was the Forggensee in the very South of Bavaria. As I already told you in this blog post, the lake is almost empty during fall and winter. With the alps in the background, the scenery is simply amazing. If you are interested in how this wonderful place looks in summer, check out this article.


RetroCat in einem originalen, glamourösen Vintage-Kleid aus den 50ern

RetroCat in einem festlichen Vintage-Outfit auf einem Steg am Forggensee

Vintage-Bloggerin RetroCat mit einem 50er-Jahre-Kleid und Nahtstrümpfen

RetroCat mit Vintage-Kleid und kuscheliger Retro-Jacke

RetroCat in einem Bleistiftkleid aus den 50ern am Forggensee bei Füssen

RetroCat in festlicher Vintage-Mode passend zur Weihnachtszeit

RetroCat mit einem Vintage-Kleid mit Rückenausschnitt und tollem Retro-Haarschmuck

RetroCat mit Vintage-Kleid, Vintage-Tasche und Retro-Accessoires

Vintage-Bloggerin RetroCat in einem Wollkleid mit Silberfäden aus den 50ern

Sandra vom Vintage-Blog RetroCat mit einer schwarzen Retro-Jacke am See

RetroCat mit einem tollen 50er-Jahre-Kleid und Haarschmuck

RetroCat mit einem schmal geschnittenen Vintage-Kleid und Nahtstrümpfen


Festive Vintage Fashion – the Details:

Dress: Vintage

Stockings: c/o Secrets in Lace

Gloves: Secrets in Lace

Shoes: similar here

Jacket: similar hier

Hairflower: Sophisticated Lady Hairflowers

Handbag: Vintage

Brooch/Earrings: Vintage

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6 thoughts on “A 50s Dress and sparkling Accessories: Festive Vintage Fashion for Christmas Time

  1. I looked at the photos before reading your text, and thought that this was probably reproduction. But how wonderful that it’s vintage. It’s also the most perfect fit. Might it be your most beautiful dress? And the backdrop for the photos is so nice. Happy Christmas, and thank you for so many fabulous and inspirational posts this year! Karen xx

    1. Thank you so much Karen! I wish you a very happy Christmas, too.
      This dress is definitely one of my most beautiful pieces, but I have another very special true vintage dress to come for New Year’s Eve.

      Many hugs and best wishes,
      Sandra <3

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