Pinstripes always make me think of men’s suits. I made my brother a green pinstripe suit in the 1960s especially for performing with his band. It’s a pattern that looks elegant on men and women alike.
A touch of pattern-mixing, I dressed my pinstriped leggings up with an embroidered floral Kimono: a mix of masculine and feminine. I wore it to Maggie’s Clothing Exchange Party which I’ll show next time.
Jewellery and booties are thrifted, The little purse (perfect for my cell phone) is handmade by an artisan in Seattle’s Pike Place.
To top it off I wore my new gray hat that I bought at the Elvis Festival from a street vendor this summer. It has a flapper vibe and reminds me of the Roaring 20s. I’m grateful for the Flappers of the last century because “Fashion Saves the Birds.” Consumers have a lot of power, we can make a difference with what we buy.
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Fashion with compassion!