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Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Autumn Leaves!

A couple of months ago I message Curvy Couture by Judy Dee through facebook, asking Judy if she could please make me a 1940's style pinafore dress!  I've seen Judy's beautiful creations on the one and only Miss Victory Violet! I just had to asked if I could have my own unique dress to wear and feature on my blog!
I sent a photo I found and the fabric I wanted to Judy. I decided on this Autumn leaves print because 1. I don't usually wear browns and wanted to try this colour and 2.  I wanted a print that was different from my favourite floral/fruit/tropical/novelty prints I usually wear.
I then sent through my measurements to Judy and sorted out how I could pay her etc.
Judy lives in New Zealand and she creates beautiful vintage reproduction garments and caters for sizes 12-22.
I'm very happy on the end result, this gorgeous dress is exactly what I was wanting going by the original photo I sent to Judy.
I love the back wrap style, that joins up with medium size buttons. I absolutely love the low cut-out back, the cute heart-shape front pocket and of course the ruffles around the bottom and on the sleeves.
The fabric is made of a sturdy cotton, so is very comfortable to wear.
Also I'm loving the length and how well this dress is constructed.  Judy has done a wonderful job with her dressmaking skills.
I highly recommend, ordering yourself a custom made outfit from Curvy Couture by Judy Dee.
Accessories Include:
Cream sandals from Bait Footwear 
Vintage basket/purse from Word from the Bird
Brooch from Erstwilder
Bangles thrifted
Hoop earrings from Revere Folie
I'm wearing another gorgeous hair-flower by Shazam Pinup Hair-Flowers
This one is the Terracotta Bi Colour double Anemone Clip.  This hair-flower is attached to a strong metal alligator clip.  I'm thrilled the terracotta browns matches my dress perfectly! 
This hair-flower is now sold out on the website.
 In other news over the weekend for my short Easter break, I visited family in Bundaberg, Queensland. Whilst up there I bought myself a new vintage style picnic basket set, a flamingo umbrella, a flamingo ornament and a new Erstwilder brooch, the country lemonade one.
On the Sunday I attended a local vintage car and hot-rod show and I judged a pinup pageant, that I really enjoyed doing. There was another lady also judging with me, I felt we did a pretty good job being both our first times!  I also took more photos for my blog.

Until next time!
Miss Milla Cherry xo


  1. This dress is divine! All of the details really show the care that went into it. I like the colours too even if they're new for you. I wish international shipping was cheaper!! Xx

  2. This dress is amazing!!!!!!!! I love the pinafore style, low back and that beautiful fabric! Your hair looks so good too x

  3. Brown is a wonderful color on you. So pretty! I wish there were more brown dresses out there. I love the flutters on the sleeves of this dress and the back detail with the wrap and buttons is so cute. Sounds like you've been having a great time. So fun that you got to judge a pinup pageant :D

    1. Thank-you so much for your wonderful comments! xo

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