Vintage Never Fades And Neither Do Cities With Rich Culture
Summer is here! Time to shed the scarves, boots and jackets, whahoo! All excitement aside, I think it’s fun to shop trends. My aesthetic this season is to invest in a capsule collection and sprinkle in vintage and thrift pieces that replicate those trends along the way. The Vetta Capsule SS collection is one of my favorite capsule collections of the moment.
The other week, I was lucky to have the chance to hang out in Ybor City with Evan Dell from Ardency and Arrow Co. His photography style is beautiful and Historic Ybor City is just gorgeous during the day. Brightly colored key west style houses line the streets, roosters roam the backyards of people’s houses, old Cuban cigar factories turned into chic artists’ lofts dot the street corners. Ybor was once a go-to place for me in my early twenties for rock and punk shows, but now I find myself spending the afternoons there instead. Whether it's going to my favorite resale shops to seek something vintage, get the best Cuban coffee or shop the farmer's market. Ybor City is one place you'll feel that wearing vintage is a must.
What I Wore -
I was lucky enough to find this vintage dress at my local thriftshop in Dunedin, Florida. It reminded me of a summer vacation in Greece. The bold Grecian print and lively colors really made it stand out. I'd recommend jumping out of your comfort zone when shopping vintage for a statement look that people will remember and that you'll keep in your closet for years.
To create a look like this with your very own stylish applique, check out the DIY section of my site. For those that can't find a similar style at your local vintage or thriftshop, you can create one for yourself following my simple DIY steps. You just need to grab your favorite print fabric, sewing scissors and sewing machine to recreate this vintage look.