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Rockahula vegas vintage shirt & 50s denim shorts

Rockahula vegas shirt

Oh my word, I still need to show you my already much worn, super loved, “Rockahula Vegas shirt”, pulled together last month.  It’s made out of fabric I purchased at Karen’s Goldhawk Road Fabric Fandango, referred to my team members as “Vegas” fabric.  I also think it’s got something tropically Hawaiin kitsch about it, and therefore lovingly like to call it Rockahula Vegas fabric, as it makes me super excited when I think about it.

I have been hamming it up a bit, prancing around in the rare sunshine like an idiot during Me Made June.

Rockahula vegas vintage shirt & 50s denim shortsThis picture showcases the shirt & shorts from this pattern – 50s vintage .

Now I have a penchant for sleeveless shirts, & in my pattern stash I found the pattern above, New Look 6343 which in its time survived various iterations in floral cottons of various descriptions (about 15 + years ago).  I also used to love wearing them with shorts – just not such stylish ones!  Anyway, the vintage pattern , need I say, surpasses the 90s New Look.  Let’s find out why. Continue reading