Forties Fall

I think a common misconception about vintage is that it automatically means wearing dresses or skirts all the time.  That’s not the case.  I thrive on vintage casual looks and love me a good pair of pants.  Tasha of By Gum By Golly does a fabulous job of vintage casual too.  But pants doesn’t always mean casual.  Katharine Hepburn was the queen of making pants glamorous, and she is one of my idols.  When I found these trousers at Expo, I immediately thought of Ms. Hepburn…

Hat: Simply Vintage, Portland, Oregon
Jacket: Living Threads Vintage, Portland, Oregon
Blouse (which you can’t see): Red Light, Portland, Oregon
Trousers: That’s Swank, via Expo
Shoes: Miz Mooz, Johnny Sole, Portland, Oregon
Gloves: Don’t remember…
Purse: Retro Rejuvenation, Coburg, Oregon
Sword Hat Pin: Gift from Lyndsie of Retro Rejuvenation

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