Saturday, June 16, 2012

Preppy and Poppies

Sylvia Plath in a little cap sleeve top and a full skirt, with a double buckled belt.
and typewriter.
and talent.
and, preppy. How could she help it? Born in Massachusetts to a collegey mother, and a professor that was a biologist (apiarist!), and she graduated from Smith. and did many many other things. 
She wrote:

Poppies in July

Little poppies, little hell flames,
Do you do no harm?
You flicker. I cannot touch you.
I put my hands among the flames. Nothing burns.
And it exhausts me to watch you
Flickering like that, wrinkly and clear red, like the skin of a mouth.....

 need poppy seeds? 

well, lookie there......a double buckled preppy belt from funkomavintage.....

vintage Double  Buckles  Leather Tab belt Preppy 1980s cotton web brass

Need a dress of red poppies?? I can hook you up.

Red Poppies dress Vintage cape collar 1970s  summer flowers S

Sylvia Plath inspired clothing choices from the web....and etsy sellers........
Cute little 50s vintage sweaters....and tops...

1950s white cotton peasant blouse 50s Mexican Style Eyelets peasant blouse M/L

sweet white vintage 50s blouse

50s Rockabilly Girls Vintage Shirt / Butternut Squash Orange / Starlight Laced Top / Fashion Blouse / NOS New Old Stock XXS XS

sweetest nautical peachy cotton 50s blouse

vintage slipon sweater crochet bulky yarn free pattern

vintage crochet sweater pattern

50s Circle Skirt Made from Cute Cotton Fabrics - Like a Patchwork Quilt 26" Waist

 denisebrain offers this adorable circle skirt

Vintage 50s Circle Skirt Dress Pattern Rockabilly 30

very full skirt in this 50s pattern