Friday, November 21, 2014

Something Old, Something New, Something Classically Blue! More Awesome Ebay Finds!

I've been haunting ebay again.


I don't know if I've just been getting lucky lately with my ebay finds or if it's just that hard stalking pays off. In the last few months I have been able to acquire some seriously cute things from Bettie Page Clothing A.K.A. Tatyana at great prices. Here are my latest finds!


The Matilda Dress by Bettie Page Clothing

The Matilda Dress is definitely an oldie but goodie! I remember back before I ever made my first Bettie Page purchase, looking through their online catalog at all their beautiful designs, and seeing this dress. I would swoon over these dresses for months, imagining how awesome it would be to go out wearing one of these dresses, but not daring to take the plunge to buy one. I remember how classic and iconically 50's all their dresses were back then. I wish they would bring back some of their older designs. Until then, there is always ebay and also, it is nice to see that there are some staples they stock even from past years.

The Matilda dress comes in a caramel colored tan. This wiggle dress features an off centered faux button panel at the bodice, cuffed pointed sleeves at the arms, pointed collar, dainty neck bow, and a self fabric belt. To ensure a great fit, this dress has plenty of stretch, a back zip, and back slit for easy movement at the bottom of the skirt.

Bettie Page Matilda Dress- Front View

Bettie Page Matilda Dress- Side View

Bettie Page Matilda Dress- Back View

Bettie Page Matilda Dress- Close Up



The Micky Dress by Tatyana

The Micky dress is one of Tatyana's newer dresses. I believe this dress was just released this past spring/summer. This dress is an easy to wear cotton/spandex dress which features black and white stripes at contrasting angles, two white buttons at the neckline, a unique turned over collar, cute capped sleeves, back zip, and ruffles at the bottom of the skirt. I love the detail of the collar in the back which makes a sort of peter pan collar. This dress is so unbelievably comfortable to wear! I'm sure it will be one of my new favorites for next summer when the weather starts to turn warm again.

Tatyana Micky Dress- Front View

Tatyana Micky Dress- Front View

Tatyana Micky Dress- Side View

Tatyana Micky Dress- Back View

Tatyana Micky Dress- Close Up



The Captain Dress by Bettie Page

The Captain dress is perhaps one of Bettie Page's / Tatyana's most iconic and recognizable dresses. This is one of their classic designs that has endured and has long stayed a staple on their website. This dress, which is also available as a pencil style, features a wide sailor inspired collar trimmed in white satin, it has sleeves, and also features a double breasted bodice. As with the Micky dress, I love the back collar detail, the shape of which reminds me of Madeline, the little French girl in the yellow hat!  It is supposed to come with a white belt but since I picked this up on ebay for a bargain price I'm not too upset that the belt didn't come with it especially since I can easily take a white belt off of one of my other dresses. :)

Bettie Page Captain Dress- Front View

Bettie Page Captain Dress- Front View

Bettie Page Captain Dress- Side View

Bettie Page Captain Dress- Back View
Bettie Page Captain Dress- Close Up






10 comments:

  1. Lovely dresses, and they look great on you. You have a lovely blog, your cat background is delightful! Warm greetings from Montreal, Canada. :)

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    1. Hi Linda! Thank you and thank you for checking out my blog! :) For you to say that my cat background is delightful... that is a warm greeting for sure! It warms my heart <3

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  2. These dresses all look good, but the Betty Page Captain dress is perfection on you! I want it in red. I don't have any Betty Page clothing in my wardrobe, yet. And I've been really lucky lately with eBay purchases, too! :)

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    1. Thank you Bristol. The Captain dress was one that I saw online when it first came out and wasn't crazy about but when I saw it pop on up ebay for a super low price I decided I'd give it a try. I'm glad I did as it is so much cuter on than I thought it'd be and it's sooooooo comfortable. Yay for lucky ebay finds! I hope you will be able to pick up some lucky finds Bettie Page / Tatyana dresses :) You should sign up for their email list too. Sometimes they have really great sales. They just had a 50% and two 40% sales off all clothes on their website :)

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  3. I own a captain dress like yours but mine is the cheaper version, made by Chicstar! I love the black and white striped one though!

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    1. Hi Cherrymilla. I've seen the Chicstar dresses. There's actually a store not far from me that stocks them! They have some cute things and great alternatives to some hefty price tags. I really got lucky finding this dress on ebay :)

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  4. Oh my goodness, you're an absolute Ninja on Ebay!! x

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    1. Hehe. Thanks Porcelina. I'm just about to post another ebay finds post too ;)

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  5. Absolutely love the captain dress! Easily the best dress you can buy from bettie page/tatyana. One of my best friends (of whom i am super jealous of!) still has and wears the white captain dress that got discontinued a few years back. I keep telling her i'm gonna steal it one day lol. She gets an insane amount of compliments when she wears it out. Seriously phenomenal dress!

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