The Hula Girl at Growing Older But Not Up is this week's Fun Monday hostess. For our Fun Monday assignment, Hula Girl is asking us to show those pieces of clothing we just can't part with, whether we wear them or not. Last summer, we completed a similar Fun Monday task so most of the following is from last summer's post.
There are two treasures that I have kept for a very long time. This picture of me and our oldest son from 1972 shows one of Daddy D's favorite skirts. The skirt is one that I inherited from my one of my older sisters, who are 4 and 7 years older than me. They wore these skirts in high school, and my sisters graduated from high school in 1957 and 1961. I shortened the skirt to fit the hemlimes of the seventies. The skirt is still in my closet. Although the button is popped, I can squeeze into the plaid school-girl looking skirt on occasion.
The oldest vintage piece of clothing that I can locate is this vest that my mother wore in the eighth grade, which must have been in 1929. The vest used to have black star-shaped buttons with rhinestone centers. I wore the vest for many years into adulthood. But now there is too much of me to wear this lovely vest.
To view clothes that other people cannot throw away, visit the forever young Hula Girl.
Addedum: After posting my Fun Monday entry, I came across these two shirts. When our sons were young, sometimes we would create colorful t-shirts using iron-on crayons. Young Luke made both of these creations.Luke must have made the dinosaur shirt at age six or seven.
On the back of the shirt, Luke included his name and this remorseful dinosaur.