Custom Summer Whites by Pinsandneedlespinup

A lot of people won’t wear white because they’re scared of spills and stains. I can only assume this is why companies don’t often make a lot of plain white dresses or skirts, but maybe it’s also down to the thickness and quality of the material they’d have to use to make sure it’s not translucent.

Because of this, my yearning for a plain white 50s style full-skirted dress that is not formal and wedding-esque has gone unsatiated for a couple years so far. A full gathered white skirt would satisfy my yearning as then I could pair it with white tops to make an all white outfit when I want as well as with colours and print. So, deciding this was my best move, I was thrilled when Etsy vintage-style clothes maker Jade of Pinsandneedlespinup said she could make me such a skirt. I told her I liked my gathered skirts to be super full, like the Pinup Girl Clothing Jenny skirts, and Jade said this was no problem. You can imagine how thrilled I was when she told me my skirt was finished and she had even made it a little fuller than the Jenny skirts. That was heaven to my ears. And when I unwrapped my package to find the skirt it, too, was heavenly.

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