Vintage Fashion Find – 1950’s Stratton Pill Case 

So, it’s no secret to anyone who knows me that I get migraines!  I had just gotten this beautiful Stratton compact to go in my cute handbag, but I had the UGLIEST pill case for carrying my migraine rescue meds around.  It was this very beat up hospital-y looking plastic thing.  It was a crying shame, heh!  So I started looking around for a vintage pill case and found that Stratton also made these, too.  I did see some matching compact and pill case sets, but I had my heart set on using the compact I already had (more modern, with room for a larger modern day powder puff), so I just found one that wouldn’t clash much.  This black one should go with any future brass and black enamel compacts I chose (there is an amazing Art Deco red rose design, though I have seen both pill cases and compacts in that design).  

  
Now this is how you carry your pills in style! 

Frozen in Time – Fun Vintage Makeup Clip 

I’ve always been obsessed with vintage makeup, fashion, etc.  I was unable to sleep tonight and stumbled across this gem!  Can’t you just see them doing this with modern day contour/highlight sticks? Our makeup roots are strong…this video is from the 30s! 

Women…over-drawing our lips for 80 years! 😉

International Fluevog Day!

Ok, so I missed it by a few minutes here on the East coast, but in most of the country, it’s still International Fluevog Day!  In store had 15% off, I believe, and every 45th web order was/is free.  Nope, I did not order anything today, but I wanted to share my latest acquisition, which is my favoritest pair of shoes in the history of MANKIND, the Fluevog Esoteric Temptations Odette:

BEHOLD!

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Ok, so that photo is a little dark.  Basically, this newer design is a mary jane hybrid of the older 80s/90s Swordfish toe, with the Frugal heel.  You Voggers will understand this language; everyone else just keep reading (giggle).  There’s a platinum colored band around the heel for an extra embellishment.  But what really gets me…is this buckle!

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TINY SILVER SKULLS, Y’ALL.

Oh, you want to see it with some fancy tights?  I knew you did.

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How about purple with a tulle tea length skirt?

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How about some fencepost tights with a four-cornered skirt?

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How about some sexy lace?

Oh my godddddddddddd.  You guys.  Sometimes I get these shoes out of the box just to *look* at them.  Do you have any clothing or accessories you feel like that about?  Leave me a comment!