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Meet Katie, This Week's guest Curator!

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This is the second week of featured guest curators at Dorothea's Closet! Meet Katie McClenaghan. Her taste runs to the bright, bold and daring. She's selected some gorgeous summery pieces for your vintage wardrobe. See Katie's picks! 

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Solstice and the Summer Festival

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Summer festivals are in full swing! Dorothea's has culled a COLLECTION  of pretty ethereal frocks and accessories of the vintage variety for your festival wardrobe. Floral prints, gauzy textiles, lace trims and Renassaince styles including gowns like this amazing Gunne Sax from the 1970s....   A delicate 1930s embroidered bag     1920s sautoir     Party in vintage style this summer! 

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