A dress a day #2

vintage dress, england,
There’s something special about being given a dress once owned and worn by a woman you admire.  Here’s a hand-me-down 80s vintage number.  Sans labels, it was bestowed on me by a hard-working, farmer’s wife from Tunstall, Kirby Lonsdale, Cumbria, England.  The centre of this tiny village’s life, she defines all that is great about the Women’s Institute.  Every Christmas hundreds of hanging cards sent from friends obscure the giant oak beams in her farmhouse.  A hard-working B&B owner, family is the centrepoint of her life and I learned much from her. 


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Filed under cheap fun, clothes, green living, thrifty, vintage

One response to “A dress a day #2

  1. Laura

    Beautiful dress! I’m sure you wear it with a lot of pride.
    I’m getting back into vintage again. So, I am really enjoying your dress posts.

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