In my neck of the woods Spring has spring and suddenly I crave pastels, Fashionable Reader.
First I was thinking about Dimity so her are some pretty pastel sparkles.
|1800 Comb 19th century Bonham’s|
|1900 Necklace 1900s Christie’s|
|Aigrette 1890s Sotheby’s|
|1900 Pendant 1900s Christie’s|
|1901 Plaque René Lalique, 1901 Christie’s|
|1900s Les Arts Décoratifs|
~ The Ladies' Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners or, Miss Leslie's Behaviour Book by Eliza Leslie (American 1864)
|1952 Christian Dior, 1952 Kerry Taylor Auctions|
|1950s BestofEverything tumblr|
|Self in pastels.|
And some modern pastels that I am lusting after...
|2013 Christopher Kane corseted pleated wool-crepe dress|
Burberry Prorsum “English Rose” spring 2014
2014 Creatures of the Wind; 2014 Jenny Packham
|2014 Dusty Mauve Tea Jacket $200|
Backless Dress at Bouquets to Art 2014; 2014 julia frauche by sebastian kim for allure
|2014 Oscar de la Renta pleated silk-chiffon dress at net-a-porter.com|
And lastly, H&M's new collection, several of which I really do like. But their tops never fit me.
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