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Personal Shopper: Vintage Style Dresses for Krissa's Birthday at the Races

Krissa wrote: "I am turning 27 this March and I am celebrating with a Day at the Races at the Santa Anita Park! I am obsessed with all things 1950s!

What vintage looking dresses and hats would you recommend for me that won't break my budget! Ya know, so I'll still have money left over to bet on the horses!"

Hello and early happy b-day! I know you love the 1950s, but I hope you don't mind if a few of these are maybe a little 1940s and maybe a little 1960s. Personally, I'm voting for the Monique dress, but I hope one of these (plus a hat!) fits your bill.

1 - Dorothy Perkins Black spot brushed dress ($49)
2 - Forever 21 Grosgrain Ribbon Cloche ($11)
3 - Steffy's Pros and Cons Dress ($73)
4 - Swept Up Cloche ($38)
5 - Dorothy Perkins Ivory and black bird print circle dress ($69)
6 - Heartbreaker Monique Dress ($90)
7 - Heartbreaker Beverly Dress ($104)
8 - The Rain in Spain Dress ($68)
9 - Callanan Maven - Braided Wide Brim ($48)
10 - Swan Hat Women's Textured Charcoal Packable atin Cloche Hat ($60)
11 - Forever 21 Striped Floppy Hat ($13)
12 - Dorothy Perkins Navy Peter Pan collar dress ($69)

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mitchy-dino.jpgMitchy here: I'd be happy to never put on another pair of pants. What this means for you is that I love all kinds of dress shopping - especially cute patterned dresses and party dresses. I also love colorful apparel and jewelry as well as vintage-styled home decor. Other things I don't usually put on resumes: expert cat wrangler, road tripper, and connoisseur of bad movies.

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Krissa

Posted on 02.29.12 at 3:14 PM

WEEE!! THANK YOU THANK YOU! This is amazing and I love everything you've chosen! Even if it's a little bit from the 40s and 60s. Every piece is beautiful! Thank you again!! :)

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