A Little Bit Bette


This outfit’s a bit more die-hard vintage than usual. Maybe I just think that because of the tilt of the hat? In any case, I attribute the 1940’s vibes I’ve been feeling to the influx of Bette Davis movies in my mailbox. Most usually, she is wearing a sort of neutral dress with strong shoulders, a tiny waist, and a length around mid calf. And let’s not forget the hats. The hats!


The most recent Bette Davis movies I’ve been enjoyed:


O U T F I T   D E T A I L S

  • Dress: Hidden Pearl Vintage
  • Blouse: thrifted
  • Belt: thrifted
  • Gloves: Secret Past (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)
  • Hat: Avenue Antiques (Canton, Ohio)


22 Responses

  1. Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?
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  2. jeny says:

    I love that bag…also I love “All about Eve” it is in heavy rotation as I work on design projects. Watching movies on repeat always gives me a creative boost! Your photos are always so lovely, I am not that brave :)

  3. sophie says:

    you look awesome!! I have been foloowing your blog for a while and I love it!! you somehow manage to turn your life into a pice of art!! thank you for sharing your vision of fashion and living.

  4. allison says:

    Loving the gloves!

  5. maranda says:

    you look stunning-die hard vintage suits you well ;)

  6. zelina says:

    I love the look. the hat is gorgeous! I love all the pretty places you find to shoot.

  7. michal says:

    These shots are awesome. I’m not sure I’ve ever seen a Bette Davis movie (believe or not). I gotta get on that.

  8. Oh, lovely! :) That dress has my heart!! Loves it.

  9. Anita says:

    I am a forever fan of Ms. Davis! I recently found “Payment on Demand” on DVD, which was on the short list of her movies I had never seen. Highly recommended if you haven’t seen it yet. Enjoy!

  10. I use to love watching Betty Davis movies… but some of them scared me.
    Your outfit is amazing!

  11. goodness I love the first and last shots so much and can see this looking very betty davis!!!!

  12. oh my i love love your hat! This whole outfit is a winner in my book :)

  13. Sasha says:

    Gorgeous. The tilt of the hat definitely adds an extra vintage oomph but the whole thing is just extraordinary.

  14. Sue says:

    Great outfit! Love the hat and gloves! Really gives it that vintage flair!

  15. Rebecca says:

    I love how vintage-y this looks – that dress is lovely!

  16. Mehgan says:

    Love this outfit. You look so classy.

  17. You look gorgeous! I’m so enchanted by your hat… lovely as always!

  18. Lacy says:

    I love these pictures! You are so beautiful.

  19. Meghan says:

    Seriously classy outfit.

  20. lilith says:

    love this series of photos!