Saturday, December 11, 2010

Raid My [Mom's] Closet Saturday

Happy Saturday Everyone! Last weekend, I found an old suitcase in my mom's closet that contained all her old (vintage) clothes from the 80's and 90's. Lucky for me her old size is my current size and her 'old' clothes became my 'new' clothes. Here are a couple of looks I put together with the vintage clothes from Hong Kong and my own stuff ;)

Mom's vintage cardigan and high-waisted skirt, floral top from Mandee's

Mom's vintage high-waisted trousers, Ann Taylor Loft cardigan, Kenneth Cole ruffle top, H&M belt

Armitron charm bracelet watch
Mom's vintage striped skirt and silk blouse, H&M earrings

I need to cut my "Beiber bangs"! xD It's interesting to see what my mom used to be into fashionwise, a classic minimalist which is similar to the style that I prefer, nothing too flashy or crazy. The trousers she used to buy are a lot like Harem pants (See my post on that trend here), wide on the top, slim on the bottom. I think my favorite finds were the skirts. It's hard to share clothes with my mom nowadays since she's a 6 and I'm a 2, so it was exciting to find her old clothes. Hope this post inspires some of you to do some digging, you never know what you might find :)

15 comments:

Tammy said...

That's cool that you found your mom's old clothes since all rage is going back into the 80's and 90's hehe

LinhNOTSKINNY said...

wow great blog!
Asian Models go go go :D

Rinny said...

Nice! I really like the look with the green top and ruffle cardigan :)

P o o p e r said...

These are really nice finds. :D Especially the cardigan and striped skirt!

Vicky said...

Hi Annie, just found your blog. love it. You are a lucky girl that you can fit into your mom's vintage clothes. I especially like the second outfit you put together. very nice color and style.
Vicky's Daily Fashion

Beverley said...

lucky you! i LOVE raiding my mom's closet, it's better than going to thrift stores (almost) hehe. it's free and clean! looks like you hit the jackpot :)

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Londyn said...

you look wonderful! love that green ruffle top!

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Maddalena said...

you're very cute :D

Jaci Walker said...

So cute. Love the look.

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RainCooper said...

The best finds are always in the back of my mums closet too.

Natalie Nguyen said...

Vintage clothing is so neat! I love how fashion can go round like that haha.

Ashley Rae said...

Hi Annie!
I just found your blog on 'oomph'. I got a kick out of your blog description about style trends coming from the East. I love how you totally represent!
I used to look at old pics of my mom and wished she kept all her clothes from decades earlier because fashion ALWAYS comes back around.
Love the second outfit. Love the green.

--Ashley Rae
araeofstyle.blogspot.com

LoveNWright said...

Okay, so I am LoveN momma's closet!! Those high waisted pants, yes in your favorite color, are fly!

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