I just found one of my favorite dresses again! My 1970's vintage black maxi dress of fabulousness. There are no words for how awesome this dress is.
I feel like a disco princess every time I wear it! I always imagine the woman who owned this black maxi before me dancing the night away with her glorious feathered hair and sky-high metallic heels. And even though I'm not quite that glamorous, I feel a little more fabulous when I have it on.
I actually didn't know I still had this black maxi dress, I found it going through our garage last week. Apparently when the hubby and I first moved our of our apartment (almost four years ago) I packed it away in a box. And then that box sat at our house in Washington for three years until we moved to Idaho!
But I am so, so glad I found this dress again! It was such an amazing thrift store find. I bought it at Value Village (Savers) on $1 Monday for only $1. I wore it out on a BFF sushi and shopping date with Hilary, and I got no less then three random compliments on it.
Because the dress is groovy enough on it's own, I paired it with some pretty simple accessories. I wore brown wedge heels (which you can't see) and I layered three delicate triangle themed necklaces from F21:
I added a big brown belt and gold bangles. I love this belt, nothing makes you look thinner and curvier then a gigantic belt at your natural waist!
For when it got chilly I added a denim jacket and my ubiquitous vintage brown La Bagagarie cross body bag.
Vintage Black Maxi Dress: Thrifted at Value Village for $1. Denim jacket: Gap, thrifted from Goodwill, $6, Belt: Online (can't remember where) $2, Bangles: Thrifted over several years, approximately $6, La Bagagarie bag: Thrifted from the Salvation Army for under $3, Necklaces: F21, $5.40 for all three. Brown wedges: Fred Meyer (2009) stolen from my Mom.
So what do you think? Has anyone else out there ever found any amazing vintage pieces that make them feel as groovy as this dress makes me feel?