Sunday, October 16

A Special Calling.....

My mobile rang while I was out the other day. It was a blocked number, so I thought I'd better answer it...you know, just in case it was some sort of important, official-type call.

But no. It was the thrifting gods.

Reminding me that not only had I a spare half hour, but that a giant thrift had just opened a few streets away from home.

I don't believe any further explanation is required here.



1940s crepe slip, exactly what I'd been looking for to go under this dress, I nearly fell over in shock at finding this. I've already got a couple of outfits planned for it to be worn as a dress too, just need to fix it up a bit first.





 Retro French print, I love anything French as I studied the language for many years.




Checked tights....yep, I'm getting the tights bug too!



Best find of all, this fab retro print....straight to the pool room!



As the sun set on another perfect spring day....



I cooked up a lovely king prawn jalfrezi....



A yummy flourless chocolate cake for Sue...


And wondered who the thrifting gods would be calling on next.

I'm just glad they haven't got me on speed dial...yet.

14 comments:

sacramento said...

I could´nt think of a better thing to happen to me, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh a giant thrift store nextdoor, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Take me ther, take me there at once, ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh.
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

Vintage Sweetheart said...

The thrifting gods were definitely looking out for you! I love those tights and the slip is gorgeous.

lady liquor vintage. said...

i loveeeee the french print, & the slip looks gorgeous too.

xoxo.

Vix said...

That slip looks interesting, what a timely find, I love it.
Both prints are fab and Jalfrezi is one of my favourites, yours looks heavenly.xxx

Kat said...

OMG I just got your comment about the victorian lace and I must say it made my monday morning!!! We are having our wedding rehearsal on Sunday at 11am so I will swing past after that is all done and grab that bag. Thank you so so so so much!!! I am so excited to see what is in there. Will you be working Sunday?

pinktutu72 said...

I've never had jalfrezi but it looks super yummy. Love the French print!

DearHelenHartman said...

Any day that includes a vintage treasure and chocolate is a gooood day.

Vintage Coconut said...

I wish they would put me on their dang speed dial for a Vintage Vanity. I swear I search the classifieds about 3 times a day so I do not miss out.

The stuff you purchased is all so GRAND Kitty. And just seeing a oicture of that food made my tummy scream. "That looks delicious gimme some" hehe

one denim bird said...

OMG! Your too much! Good for you honey x

pastcaring said...

Lovely vintage treasures, a beautiful sunset AND great food. That's a good day, Kitty! xxxxx

sacramento said...

I don´t know how to put it at the bottom of every post like yours. Could you tell me???

La Dama said...

Kitty,
You were destined for a visit to the thrift store for a great haul.
Eyeing up the lingerie, that frame has vix written all over it.
Mmm yummy food and gimme so chocolate.

dina vanessa mercado said...

lovely pictures!!! soo love the retro prints!!! especially the one with a little kid... i sooo love the foods tooo, yummy!!!! enjoyed your blog.. following you now.. hope you could visit my blog too.. kissess!!!


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Mimi and Tilly said...

I love it when the thrifting God's come a-knocking. I've been wanting to buy some new boots for winter but at up to £100 in the shops I just haven't wanted to part with that kind of cash. Then, last week I popped into my local charity shop and found a gorgeous pair of new, brown leather, knee high boots, that fit and actually zipped up my sturdy legs! And all for £3.99. I was cock-a-hoop! Your finds are beautiful, and I really like the look of your king prawn curry. Yum! Em xx