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Picasso!!! From the Archives

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Years ago I had a fantastic bright yellow 1950s Catalina swimsuit with an all over print of birds...doing what the birds and the bees do. It sold and has been long gone. The other day I posted the close up of the print on Instagram to show a friend who loves novelty prints and today someone mentioned that the print is a 1940s work by Picasso. I had no idea!! Behold....  

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Tropical Things Past

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Tropical Things Past

From the archives, an *amazing* black and yellow tropical floral print 1950s dress by Kamehameha of Hawaii....sold in 2006. Mondo exotica!      Shop vintage Hawaiian wear on the website!

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Tulle Time!

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The best tool for lift in a party dress is tulle! Today we're looking at the poofiest,  girliest and sweetest tulle vintage dresses we can find over on our Facebook page.       buttercup yellow tulle gown by Jacques Fath  

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