Red velvet is one of my fondest childhood memories. My mom wore red velvet. This is the dress she wore in a modelling show in the 1950s. She also had beautiful matching red velvet dresses (fit and flare style) made for herself and me when I was eight years old. I loved my little red velvet dress and felt like a princess when I wore it.
Red velvet makes me feel regal: the feel, the look, the colour evokes memories of my dear mother. I was thrilled to find this vintage red velvet blazer in an antique mall. I wore it on my grandson’s 13th birthday dinner party.
I’m wearing it for Mother’s Day with my mom’s Diane Von Furstenberg skirt (which is actually part of a two-piece dress) I added my mom’s black belt.
Blazer: thrifted at an antique store
Top: H & M
Skirt: DVF (from my mom)
Pleather purse: thrifted
Faux suede shoes: Ross Seattle
Belt and cross: belonged to my mom
I miss her dearly every day.
My three children
Happy Mother’s Day to all moms!