(1940s wool tartan jacket; late 1940s/early 1950s cotton day dress; Keds)
Don't let the autumnal hues fool you, spring is in the air here at last! Just look at that new green grass growing. This was one of my outfits over Easter weekend; I snagged some pictures in the cow pasture across the street from our house (the cows don't move in 'til about June, usually, so I'm taking advantage of their absence-- they're cute but sort of mean!).
I've been feeling in a 1940s mood lately; must be the hot weather: the sleek updos and simple, clean-cut lines of 1940s day wear is perfect for a look that's elegant but cool against the humidity. Also, I know I'm preaching to the choir, but!! ...they really did make clothes so much better back then. This sweet 1940s jacket (probably part of an amazing suit once upon a time... tragic to think of the matching skirt!) is so smartly tailored; it still has a beautifully nipped-in waist just hanging on the rack!