Friday, April 6, 2012

Friday Find: Flapper Girl

About a year ago I did a post about making ascot bows to jazz up an outfit and although the response was a little cold (apparently only I was into the giant bows on my front), they haven't left my mind. I did manage to make one ascot last year but never actually got around to wearing it. It goes with a skirt I thrifted and altered and need to re-alter so I can wear it again this spring! Well as you can imagine, when I came across an etsy shop full of retro inspired lady ties (not ascots, but ascot-esque ties for women) I fell in love! Check out the lovely selection of neck pieces from Portland's Flapper Girl:

I really like how the pearl snap holds it together and the variety of prints, fabrics, and embellishments with that underlying shout out to the sweet fashion trends of the 1920s. What a fun way to add a little flair and personality to an outfit! I also really like the idea of wearing one of these on "Tie Tuesdays" at work and having a feminine tie that is still dress code. Although I must admit the brown shirt and jumper in that lower left hand reminds me a bit of an A&W uniform, I am sure you could work it into an outfit without making it look hokey. Heck, Christine's sold loads of these so I'm not the only one who thinks they're rad! What do you think? Could you pull of a lady tie?


  1. I love the A&W uniform tie! Those white polka dots on the pink are loverly!
    Also, what happened to your herb post? I was going to tell you that rosemary is super slow to grow, but can survive all winter where it's not too cold, and will definitely come back next year if you leave it in the pot. It can even become tree-like! It's a long term investment herb :) Also, congrats on the you-know-what!

  2. Hi Kate! This totally brought a smile to my face :) Thank you so much for featuring my Lady Ties on your blog!


  3. I love each and every one of those ties! I am always searching for new and interesting bows and ties and scarfs to wear! Adorable! Xo Lori