Hi! My name is Troy and I'm addicted to vintage polyester. I'm normally a fan of high quality fabrics but there's just something about vintage poly. It is not a freedom fabric. It's not fondle worthy (shout out to the silk kimono) but it sure does look pretty AND THE SAME after every wash.
When I first approached this 80s blazer in the thrift store, I thought it really did have a lace overlay. Nope. It's just a textured, mock lace. It's other attributes being the neon purple / black combo and a sleeve length perfect for short arms.
I do love to wear blazers but a lot of them are far too structured for the SAHM life. This one is really easy to move around in. Let's not forget, polyester doesn't wrinkle. Perfection all day and for many years to come.
My purple polyester dream also matches my orchid earrings. A wonderful estate sale find that has given me such an appreciation for white jewelry. It's very romantic and delicate. Don't you think?
I accented my vintage with modern pieces. Well, the pants are a few years old but they're a combination of 2 current trends - leggings and cargo pants. Balanced the modern and the vintage with the addition of the futuristic silver pumps.
The polyester dream hides the hole in the armpit of my pullover sweater. I am a very bad diy'er. I had this sweater in my mend pile for a while. I think I've accepted that it ain't going to happen.
Then there's the bag. A fairly recent thrift find that's a 3 in one bag. It can be worn crossbody, as a backpack, and as a shoulder bag which is my personal favorite. It was an expensive thrift find at $17. I guess the pricing is for each bag you're getting.
Are you a fan of vintage polyester?
THRIFT Devon "floral lace" 80s blazer - vintage orchid earrings - vintage resin ring - J. Crew sweater - Christopher Kon convertible bag RETAIL Express cargo leggings GIFT JustFab silver pumps
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