Previously on Mum's Simply Living Blog (note the sentence about the junk shop) ...
DD has been invited to a 20s Ball and is looking for a suitable costume to wear. This dress immediately came to mind - beaded, sparkly and flapper-ish.
Hundreds of sequins and very small beads are attached to a very flimsy see through material base. There is no label in the dress and I'm not sure how old it is.
If you clicked back on the link you may have guessed that this was purchased from the JS but it wasn't a JS price - hence my avoidance of said shop for a few weeks!
Back to the Ball. I just happened to be passing the shop again this week and having decided that my curfew had ended, went for a rummage, and came out with this dressing up hat for 50p. (That's more
Attached to the hat was this feather!!! A-ha!
One feather plus one sequinny belt, found in my ribbon box, plus one piece of wide elastic plus one handmade corsage = one feathery head-dress for a 1920's lady.
Some more items also slipped out of the shop with me. I'll tell you about those another time!