Just wanted to share with you new items I have been adding the last few days over on my Etsy store. Things have been selling quite fast these days. So I am sharing the updates here as well, so you can all get a chance to look at the items. There is a mix of items from tops to bottoms – pants, skirts, shirts and the works. I haven’t had the chance to shop for new, special and cool items as things are slow to open up with Covid. Nonetheless, I have had the chance to clear up some of the things that were sitting there for posting.
I will be adding more in the next couple of days…so please do come back for a visit.
It’s been such a while since I came here to write. Life has been quite hectic and I miss blogging. Living with a little 10 month old monster is such a ride! I’m taking all the extra time I can find to spend it with little one. I shall be back shortly….but in the meantime, please go on ahead to my Etsy store and enjoy 40% off everything!
Summer sale just started and will end in 2 weeks. Free shipping across Canada & USA. Have fun, enjoy the sun as much as you can and be safe xxx
Back by popular demand, I am holing a clear-out sale yet again in my Etsy shop! Sooo, there’s going to 50% off everything is store from now till the end of the month. A lot of people I meet in my events wait for these sales so they can buy their favorite items and save big bucks and because I love a good sale myself, here I am sharing it with you.
But be quick because the good items are going fast…all the party wear and cute dresses are selling daily. Also, a quick reminder that of course, as per usual, there is free shipping across Canada and USA, so don’t hesitate to take advantage.
GO!!! and have a look at my ETSY shop and share it with your friends! Also, take note that a percentage of each sale goes to random acts of kindness.
As always, thank you all for the continuous support!
Good news! I have come with a new sale, yet again, for black Friday where you can enjoy 40% off anything posted. This is a great opportunity to buy vintage, be eco-friendly and stock up on your holiday looks. There’s loads of pretty amazing dresses listed, so there’s no doubt that you will find something for yourself and/or for a friend/family member. You want to stand out this holiday season?? Then think about buying vintage!!!
Velvet is super in and I’ve got you girls covered with loads of styles and shape and sizes of velvet dresses.
Don’t hesitate to check out my shop and don’t forget to share it with your people! 40% off is not nothing and a percentage of each sale goes to random acts of kindness. And as I always say, help us help others!!
PLUS!!! I’ve got you covered in the accessories department….pretty bags and necklaces all over…
This sale lasts until the end of November; so go, have a look before it ends….
In today’s blog post, I am sharing with y’all some of the new items I started posting on my Etsy shop and I am super proud of the new dresses I got. This time around, I did not hand pick every item physically, rather, I took a risk and ordered online from a vintage warehouse in the US. Granted, it was far too expensive that way, I just had a gut feeling that it was time to try something new and I am really happy of the outcome. I was sincerely expecting to be robbed because, well, you buy by pound and items are just put in bags and shipped to you without inspection. Upon checking the items meticulously, I was so ecstatic to see that everything was in tip top shape…well 97% of it was. There were some dresses that needed more care and more work, but overall I was happy with the items I got and I wanted to share some of my favourite pieces with you.
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This dress caught my eye the minute I got it out of the box. Why? Well because despite it being from the 70s, it’s super on trend at the moment. The polka dot print is taking over the fashion world by storm and I don’t see it stopping any time soon. I see it in every possible shade and this one is the cutest!! Pink and white, I mean what more could a girl ask for?! I love how the pleats are carefully sewn on the skirt and how they add a little bit of flare to a simple cut dress. I love how girly it is but super feminine at the same time and it’s super perfect for the summer time!
This one is probably me in a dress; it’s wild, it’s colourful, it’s super carefree. This is another 70s dress but much more out there; it isn’t for the faint of heart, haha! Because it’s crazy colourful, it’s easier to style, you don’t need to go crazy with accessories, unless you want to of course, no one is stopping you, you do you! This dress is the ultimate summer babe dress and it’s 100% cotton! I have a few dresses with a similar concept; boho chic, but this one has to be my favourite of them all. And since I can’t share 300 dresses on this blog (it’s going to take forever to go through them), I suggest your check out my ETSY store if you’re interested.
This is a special piece, for the woman looking to conquer the world, while still looking ultra-fierce; this is seriously the epitome of power suit. Even though it’s 90s only, it still has a je ne sais quoi flare about it! I think it’s the fact that it’s lined in pink, or maybe all the trims sewn on it…don’t know but I wish I can wear it now and just go be a girl boss randomly in the street!
I have many wonderful velour pieces this time around and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of it. My favourite of them all is this one! It’s so Grace Kelly, so glamorous, so delicate, so feminine, so sexy without being too revealing, it’s just overall perfect! I love the beautiful trim detailing and the beading, it’s very party appropriate without it being too out there. The weird combination of green and black; it’s a huge yes for me!
I can’t forget the accessories obviously; these were handpicked by either me or my mum recently. I have many favourite but I think this camel leather messenger bag is the one that stole my heart. Even though it’s super simple, I feel like it goes with everything you decided to wear and it’s super sturdy and fits everything including your kitchen sink!
So I invite you to check out the new items I recently added and of course to check the sales section!!! Because I added another 50% off and it’s totes worth it!
One of the main things that kept my spirit high this year was managing and having my online business running. I started my vintage online shop 2 years ago and couldn’t be prouder of myself; I rarely gloat over my little successes (others many not see them as such but I don’t care). I tend to keep quiet about what I do, unless someone is super interested and asks me to give full details. Fashion was always my home away from home; finding myself through colors and textures wasn’t a challenge at all…in fact, it came naturally to me. However, to continue as a fashion designer, with my own line, I had to give up on a lot of my values, which I really wasn’t ready to do (not before, not now and not ever). Therefore, my sister and I had the brilliant idea to open a vintage shop, but her condition was for me to open an online shop and start from there, see how it goes and then move forward with a real store. Then, life happened and my store idea was set on the side, but my online shop was starting to go so well, I didn’t care much. I started having pop up shops, participating in events and selling a lot of my stock…then buying more, then selling more. Even my mom got excited about, she started collecting vintage pieces for me to sell, might I add that some were questionable (those were the ones that sold). I always argued with her about a lot of things, but in the end I am honoured, humbled, touched and rejoiced by how much my family got as excited as I did about my project; my husband is now on the bandwagon. I mean curating vintage is like being Indiana Jones…you re-discover history and give it life; each piece you find tells a story. Besides, you do good to nature by upcycling and recycling. Opening up a shop is still a goal of mine and I am just waiting for the write time to do it.
In today’s post, I am sharing with you wonderful readers and follower my favourite pieces in my shop and also sneaking-ly tell you about the discount I am holding (so you get to enjoy it now through April 15th!!!).
I usually collect pieces from my mom, from shopping in other vintage shops, from going to vintage warehouses and even from traveling. If there’s a piece that looks special and speaks to me, I pick it up…clean it, zhush it, photograph it and then post it’ and voila! The trick is done! I pretty much do it from A to Z…since moving, I only do the online part and my sisters help take care of the shipping for me. It’s all a team effort really and I couldn’t be happier to have my amazing family involved. Super lucky and blessed!
The Moroccan tunic
I picked this piece up from a warehouse based in Toronto. They have bags and bags and bags filled with vintage items from all eras and from around the world. You need a whole day there to go through it all. My sister and I get a kick out of it and love going through everything and laughing and giggling at some hideous items and enjoying what’s nice. We’re like little kids in a candy shop…we see something we love, then automatically get distracted by something even cooler. This is probably the best part of curating vintage; spending the time with my sister, my bestie, is something I would never change. So, this particular piece spoke to me for the details; the tape stitched on the front is so authentic is reminds me of being in Morocco all over again. The fabric is perfection too; the state it’s in is just beautiful. It’s light and airy! Plus, this piece is versatile enough to wear as is or to even add it over jeans; it would give such a cool, je ne sais quoi, style.
The butterfly caftan
I got this one from a trip to Jordan a few years ago and wanted to keep it for myself because it’s just so pretty…but then I had two and a few too many similar styles in my wardrobe. So, I ended up posting it. It’s a gorgeous piece to wear on special occasions…and yes, it can be overwhelming for some, but if you style this bad boy out with simple accessories, it would look stunning!
The Mexican Oaxacan
This dress is also known as the San Antonino dress (aka Mexican Wedding Dress). I had a few of those posted but a lot sold out and I have two remaining and this being one of them. I wish I could wear it…but I would end up covering it so much, that honestly…there’s no more purpose for me to even put it on. These dresses are characterized by the delicacy of the embroidery, as well as the preservation of traditional forms and motifs. Fine silk and cotton thread are usually used to achieve brilliant and precise floral motifs on lightweight cotton fabric. The only thing I would say is that sometimes, the colors are so vibrant they end up smearing on the white fabric…but with delicate care, these pieces would last forever and plus, you can wear them on nights out and still look bomb!
The sequin “Great Gatsby” dress
This one is to die for! I have a big selection of sequin/party dresses and items. I mean it couldn’t possibly be Le Dressing de Moon without sequins and sparkle…this is who I am and I am in love with that section. I am not going to lie…whenever I have events to go to…I always dig into my vintage closet for outfits. For one, I know that I’ll look special and for two, I know that no one else will have the same outfit as me. So win-win!
The accessories section
I’ve got bags, necklaces, brooches, shoes and the whole nine yards. My accessories section’s game is awesome AF! It’s probably one of my favourite sections to edit…because there are so many ways to style these items, so many ways to describe them and so many ways to photograph them. This section is probs the most creative one for me and besides, accessories are what make an outfit pop!
For them chicks looking to rock one hell of a suit, then I got ya gurl! I have suits that are remarkable and from the 70s. Suits are versatile; you can wear them as one, or as separates and that what I love about them. I had a few of my own, but since moving away, ended up selling them and I kindda regret it, because well, suits are badass and now I am looking to re-acquire some unique suits into my closet; but like really colourful ones!!! Like a hot pink one, or even an orange! That would be killer!!!
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So there ya have it folks! These are some of my favourite pieces in my shop and I am holding a sale currently, spring clear-out sale…to sort of renew my stock and to introduce new items that I have been collecting. The sale will be on till April 15th and all you gotta do is use the code SPRINGCLEAROUT at check out to get 30% off when you spend 50$ or more. Not to be a pusher or anything, but go take a look and enjoy it while it lasts!!!
Hola compadres! So I’ve been gathering some new (vintage) items here and there and finally sat down this weekend to post them and they’re selling already!!! EEEEE 🙂
So go check them out, you might find something interesting (60s to 90s) for everyday wear or even Halloween or Christmas..loads of cool finds and special pieces..and don’t forget that every sale I make, a percentage of it goes to random acts of kindness. You dear customers help me help others!
Thank you all for the continuous supports and here’s the link to my store:
Cleaning up the joint!! I’m having a huge sale and y’all should take a look…clearing out everything to make room for new pretty little things. Everything is vintage and everything is super unique. If you’re looking for special pieces that tell stories, well then you need to drop by my ETSY store and shop around. There’s loads of sweaters, shoes, accessories and pretty dresses.
ANDDDD it’s free shipping across Canada and USA.
ANNNDDDDDDD a percentage of each sale made goes to random acts of kindness.
This yellow skirt is the focal point of this outfit. I am not usually a yellow kinda girl because I find it makes me look weird. I much prefer mustard because it suits my skin tone better. Yellow is a little too bold and a little too out there, it’s like wearing neon orange, it scares me sometimes but I so envy the girls who can pull it off. Although there aren’t any rules when it comes to color and fashion, I sometimes (rarely) avoid taking risks.
I bought this skirt while thrifting with mum a couple of weeks ago but never got the chance to wear it until now. So I told myself that today is the perfect opportunity to be a lemon!!! Because why not?!
Since the skirt I midi length and a little bit on the overly flowy side, I felt it was very fitting for me to wear it in a hippie/gypsy kinda way. But obviously add my own Arabic touch in it…and not forgetting a little bit of American flare. Can I just humbly add that I am in the with my skin at the moment <3
Okay so here’s what I came up with:
What I wore:
-Thrifted denim shirt.
-Thrifted yellow skirt.
-Forever 21 floral kimono.
What do you guys think of this look?? Let me know in a comment below or hit like if it’s a yay!