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Etsy Finds: Speakeasy Inspiration



Seeing as I have a certain super secret event to attend (ok, not really, since I’m posting this on my blog, but thats what we’re supposed to pretend. Didn’t you read the title? It says speakeasy – just play along with me), I may be forced to do a little vintage shopping in the near future..


Etsy, anyone?


Vintage 1920s pearl necklace, from Venust

20s style jazz heel, from rowdyrunts

Beaded flapper cocktail hat, from lilyladyblue

Pillbox hat, from dhandf


Cocktail dress from fatrabbit1


Ok, so this dress is from the 80s (most flapper dresses I could find were), and it shows, but I like it.


I should have more dress-up parties in my life. And drink cocktails out of teacups more often.




This Post Has 14 Comments

  1. TB

    There aren’t enough opportunities to get really dressed up as an adult. Will you take pictures?

  2. Joelle

    Ah, I love dressing up…wish I could do it more. Whatever you’re doing looks like so much fun! You have exceptional taste my dear, and I’m in love with those pearls {well, any pearls really, but those are so beautiful.}.

    Thanks for linking up again!


  3. CarrieJo

    Hey there pretty lady! I found you from Love is Home! I love the headbands!!! They add such a classy and elegant look to any outfit!

    p.s. i love vintage shopping! ah it always makes for a great day! especially with a latte in hand!

  4. Jillian

    yah for happy hour :)
    love all of these 20s inspired pieces! have a wonderful weekend! xoxo jcd

  5. Twenty-Something Blonde

    Found you from Happy Hour, and I’m SO jealous that you live in florence! Can’t wait to read more about your life over there!

  6. Amanda

    Hi! I found your blog via Happy Hour and I have to say… I am in love with that flapper dress! (And your blog is awesome too!)

    By the way, you are so lucky to be living in Florence! I’d love to go one day!


  7. angelina la dawn

    i totally wish i was going to a super “Secret” party. how fun! and i love the dress.

  8. Brandi {not your average ordinary}

    A speakeasy super secret event? Now that sounds like some real fun. Etsy is the perfect place to collect great inspiration.

  9. Krysten @ After 'I Do'

    That dress is AMAZING!

  10. Sandy a la Mode

    i love shopping vintage on etsy!! :)

  11. Hockey Wife

    I’d recognize the building in your header any day! Stopping by from FTLOB!

  12. giaghani

    LOVE IT ALL! I literally just spent like 5 hours browsing on etsy today. It’s so easy to get lost on the website… I definitely say GO FOR IT. You never know when a good ol flapper-esque dress will come in handy! :)

  13. Melissa

    Love your speakeasy inspiration! The theme for my engagement party revolved around speakeasies, black and white and lots of pearls. That really makes a party fun!

  14. pinksundrops

    If you have a speakeasy party I am so there. A flapper is my dream Halloween costume, and I would love an excuse to wear it elsewhere.

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