1.24.2012

Awesome day with Mary Van Note!

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{Photos by Mary and I}

As if The Ladies Luncheon wasn't enough fun to fill a weekend, Monday I spend the afternoon with the amazing Mary Van Note! She is cuter than a witty button, and I'm so glad she wanted to meet up! We went  to see The Artist, and LOVED it. So cute. So good.

I wore some assemblance of a deco outfit, and Mary was in a stunning red velvet hat and fuzzy swing coat. We met early and had breakfast at The Morning Star Cafe, then caught the show. Afterward we went to The Portland Design Collective and gawked at some pretties they have before taking over the photobooth.

First without vintage majorette hats, then with. Because that's what happens when you have majorette hats next to the photobooth.

It was a perfect way to spend a Monday, chatting about vintage things, taking silly pictures, and watching a silent film. Thank you Mary! 

1940s Blouse-Courtesy of Fab Gabs 

 1930s Skirt-Handmade by me using a 1930s pattern. 

 1970s Jacket-Thrifted, then monogrammed 

 1940s Gloves-Urban Eccentric Vintage 

 1960s Hat, shoes, 1930s scarf-Thrifted

24 comments:

Miss Tallulah Porkchop said...

I am so very envious of this outing. The Artist hasn't been released here yet - DYING to see it. PLUS two of my very favourite ladies. You both look amazing (as usual).

x

art deco dame said...

You're both adorable and I'm on love with the bag all over again every time I see it

gleeps said...

Oh Solanah, you look devine! Adore that color combination on you! What fab viewing-wear for a film I loved so much I've seen it twice.

Miss Amethyst said...

i love marys blog!!super adorable and super funny..i love her epidose on youtube!!! too funny!!! you guys look sooo fab!!!1 :D love as always miss amethyst

Molly Katherine Harries said...

You two look darling! and very appropriate for your movie choice. I saw the artsit while I was in the states - isn't it divine!? I think i need to take up tap dancing now, and draw on a mole :) x

mary van note said...

epic day! can't wait til the next time!

dear winsome said...

So lovely! I can't wait to see this movie!

Krystle
http://dearwinsome.blogspot.com/

Hep~Kitten said...

Sounds like a wonderful day!!

Melissa Ashley said...

I am so lusting after your bag! Adorbs.

İpek said...

Oh, you look fantastic! What a great outfit for The Artist. Loved the tone of green as well.

Did you like the movie? I'm hearing excellent reviews but some say that there are a lot of inaccuracies regarding fashion items...

xx

Charlotte said...

You look cute in a cloche!

xx Charlotte
Tuppence Ha'penny Vintage

Vintage Homemaking said...

I LOVE that red hat!

Laurence said...

You look absolutly lovely both of you!!!
I'm really proud to be french with a movie like "The Artist"... it's not often that a french movie is seen by so much people around the world, there are only a few examples like Amélie Poulain or La Vie en Rose... always vintage inspired movies!!!

http://lostin1950.blogspot.com/2011/10/artist.html

BaronessVonVintage said...

what a fantastic day! DARLING outfits, gals!

Gayla - Team Captain said...

Such fun and fashon worthy looks! Can only imagine such a fun day out!

In The Heyday said...

You both look stunning. Glad you had such a nice day out

Ms. Dee said...

What a fabulous pair of ladies! You both look so lovely as usual, and the photobooth strips are wonderful!

Carys said...

Sounds like a lovely day, and your outfit is absolutely beautiful.
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Ryan said...

I love the skirt and it shows that the original long length of 30s skirts is flattering!

Mrs. Williams said...

Looks like you two had a smashing time! And I love your little green jacket. :-)
I've been attempting to see 'The Artist' for awhile now; hopefully I'll find the time soon!

Ambiguous Girl said...

I do love your style!

You have a new follower!

If you have time make sure your drop by mine :)

www.lifeslittlestars.blogspot.com

xxx

Hannah said...

You two look fab! x

Adin B said...

I am so loving your blog! It's funny because I have a hat that looks just like that black hat and I have been wondering how in the world do I wear this hat. Mine has two pins and I am so excited to see you wearing the same hat.

Adin B

Aimee and Harriett said...

Jealous!