|Elvira in real life!|
I also met this cute gal from Australia...wish I could remember her name. I complemented her on her adorable playsuit and she said it was made by a friend of hers, from vintage fabric, with vintage Bakelite buttons. I swear she gave me a business card, but I can't find it for the life of me. If anyone knows her let me know!
|this pic doesn't do it justice!|
One of the things I enjoyed the most was seeing everyone dressed to the nines...I just love how so many people obviously put gobs of time and creativity (as well as cash) into their outfits. What fun!!!
This little guy was all of about 11 years old and he was dressed in full zoot suit:
There were pin-up girls in full regalia everywhere you looked, including the ones from Pin Up Girl Clothing, who were posing in their fancy booth:
Just the most amazing get-ups, everywhere my eyes fell. This guy and his cool shirt were in front of me while I was watching the Hot Rod Trio. He was a little hard to see around, but I appreciate his style :-)
I also saw so many fun things I wanted to buy! All I actually bought was a Viva tank top, which I love so much...it has a Tiki on it (yay! I love Tikis!) and a Bettie Page looking girl in a leopard dress. I'm sure I'll wear it to pieces.
I wish I had bought this flask, I just think it's funny!
I also admired this original painting:
|Sailor's Regret by Gustavo Rimada|
Isn't that amazing? The artist's name is Gustavo Rimada. He had tons of other wonderful artwork...a very talented fellow. Here's a link to his website.
Such a fun day, such eye candy...it'll keep me inspired for a long while. I can't wait to go back next year!