It’s been longer than I prefer between posts, but we recently had guests for the last week, and our car has been in the shop as well! So we haven’t been doing too much! Even though our car is still in the shop, I have been dying to get to Knott’s Berry Farm to show off the most perfect skirt for this year’s Ghost Town Alive storyline, so Patrick and I took a Lyft over there yesterday.
This vintage John Wolf print featuring gold miners has been on my wish list for years, because I love anything California gold rush related, and once again, I have a tale to tell from the amazing Vintage Fashion Challenge of Instagram. One of the prompts was “Missing Pieces,” and I posted a picture I had found of this print, among several other western themed border prints, and one of my followers, chewbekah_, told me of an Etsy shop that currently had it in stock! Not only was it in stock, it was in my size, and a reasonable price! I don’t think I’ve ever made a quicker Etsy purchase in my life! The irony of all of this is that on the last day of Ghost Town Alive last year, when it was announced gold was discovered, I turned to Pat and said “Wouldn’t it be great if I found that gold miner skirt between now and next year’s Ghost Town Alive?” And here we are! A huge thank you to Bekah for telling me about the skirt and shop owner Diana for selling the skirt!
Read more about Ghost Town Alive in my post about the first day here.
Peasant Top: Pinup Girl Clothing
Skirt: Orchid Room Vintage
Mini Leather Barrettes: Knott’s Berry Farm
Gold Miner Brooch: Thrift Pop
Vintage Knott’s Berry Farm Charm Bracelet: ???
Tooled Leather Purse: Thrifted
Shoes: Olvera Street, Los Angeles, California