Wednesday, March 21, 2012
It is time for that time honored tradition ‘The Easter Parade’. Starting as a spontaneous event in 1870, it became a seasonal tradition in many towns over the US but especially on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Participants dressed in their finery to display themselves marching up and down the streets but the Easter Bonnet is the main attraction. Women adorn their heads with the most elaborate millinery creations to be admired and envied. In 1947 the State Department’s *Voice of American* did a radio broadcast of the parade to the Soviet Union to show the economic inferiority of the Soviet system. In 1955 *The Saturday Evening Post*stated that the New York springtime pageant was only an incidental celebration of a religious holiday, and had become a reflection of the fact that in American a person was as good as the clothes he or she was able to buy.
Below for your viewing please the Vintage Reflection sellers have put forth a display of their Easter best.
Vintage 50s Designer Ombre Straw Hat with Veil, Floral Trim, Velvet Bow
Vintage 50s Hand Beaded Cardigan Sweater 1950s VLV Embroidered Cutwork Pink Angora Blend Size s to m - ON SALE
Vintage Hat Wide Brim Navy Blue Straw Hat with Red Silk Roses by Christine
Vintage 50s Silk Cocktail Sheath Dress, Watercolor Print, Sz Lg Large, 12 14, VLV
Vintage Cultured Akoya Pearl Necklace Hand Strung Tied Knotted Iridescent Luster 6.35MM - 57 Saltwater Pearls - 22" - Silver Clasp - on SALE
Vintage 1940s 40s Hat Tan Straw Daisy Bonnet by Knox
Vintage 30s Art Deco Little Nemo Filigree Pot Metal, RED Rhinestone & Enamel Flowers Brooch
Vintage 50s Spring Coat 1950s Oatmeal Silk Rayon Blend Duster 1960s 60s Size L
Vintage Hat Tangerine Wide Brim Curly High Crown Mister T
Please visit our individual shops for more exciting vintage fashions.....