The soft, ephemeral chiffon and rich but dainty prints in a lush color palette transitions effortlessly from sultry Summer into deeper, chiller Fall.
A mosiac of peacock dots shoots a dosage of vintage Edwardian Art Noveau for a soft but intellectual look.
Bohemian peasant tops in rich but vibrant palettes in artsy prints make great Back-to-School outfits that can be worn alone in August's warm weather and September's tempered climate then layered on with baroque jackets and coats and cozy cardigans as the school year progresses.
The original hippies used to wear authentic Victorian and Edwardian clothes because they were plentiful and relatively cheap. Plus, it goes against the straight-laced restraint of the Fifties.
Funny, how a bunch of hippies can turn two previous uptight eras then reinterpret Victorian/Edwardian conservatism into something loose and free.
Well, Tracy Reese dipped into Haight-Ashbury then inked her current collection in charcoal black and deep, dark blue, smudged with sooty gray. Then, she drapes black lace overlays over creamy white and slate blue.