Sartorial Saturday–Vixen

I’ve already shared my love of the Vixen by Micheline Pitt Troublemaker top…I’m also a huge fan of the appropriately named Vixen top (which has already appeared in an outfit post here)!

Like the Troublemaker, this shirt has a nice weight to it, so even though it’s a knit, it’s also very well structured. The quality and workmanship is just as excellent as that of the Troublemaker, too. My favorite part of the shirt, however silly it might sound, it the collar/neckline. I have never been one to pop my collar, but there’s something about this top that makes me want to do so, and it looks great when I do! I’m not sure that the pictures really do it justice, but I feel really fantastic when I wear it!

I’ve purchased and loved two great shirts by Micheline Pitt. Hopefully, I’ll find a Vixen skirt next…I have thought about the leopard print full skirt…if that ever came out in grey instead of brown, it would be in my closet so fast it would make your head spin!

A Vintage Collaboration

I’ve been wanting to buy something from Unique Vintage, a retro shop on Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank just down the road from Pinup Girl Clothing, for a long time. I’m always reluctant to try new brands, however, because even with size charts, I’m never sure how the clothes will actually fit. But when I heard that Unique Vintage was doing a collaboration with Erstwilder, I knew I finally had the perfect excuse!

The collaboration consists of the Beauty Salon swing skirt and the Rollin’ with Katie dress on the Unique Vintage side, and the Rollin’ with Katie brooch (of course!) by Erstwilder. I went for the skirt for several reasons, not the least of which is that I love the print on it. I also find size charts more forgiving when it comes to skirts…dresses involve too many different measurements. Plus, I just really prefer skirts! This one fit just as should according to the size chart, which was a huge relief. It’s nice and full, just as I hoped it would be, and I love all the colors, too! I’m feeling pretty confident about buying more Unique Vintage pieces in the future, now that I know how the sizes run, and how good the quality is. Of course, I knew I’d love the brooch, because I love everything I’ve ever ordered from Erstwilder, and I wasn’t disappointed! Plus, it was nice to buy an item through a U.S. based shop for a change, and not worry about currency conversions and customs.

This is also the debut of my second top from Vixen by Micheline Pitt. I’ll have a full review of it later, but let me just say, it’s just as amazing as the Troublemaker top, and will also be a wardrobe staple for me!