Project Design: To Mom From Dad

Were he still alive, today would be my father's 76th birthday and my parents' 29th anniversary. This weekend, my mother and I spent some time talking about how much Dad loved to shop. Every year for Christmas and her birthday (and sometimes for other holidays), he liked to buy her a head-to-toe outfit. He preferred highly feminine -- almost Victorian -- details, bright colors, and floral prints, and he had a weakness for all things 1950s. Needless to say, my mother was a very well-dressed lately.

vintage 50s pearl trimmed cardigan at SassySisterVintage
small floral print retro dress by fantasyclothes
porcelain cameo brooch at manisteeriverrat
dot lace bolero by bustle
silk rainbow scarf by MamaGoddess

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