Now we all know that belts are one of those universal accessories, that go with basically everything – dresses, skirts, jeans, pants, coats… I can go on with the list. There are also several categories of belts. One of the categories being sashes! Today I am going to draw your attention to sash’ pins and buckles.
Back when I went to Minnesota State Fair, I noticed these vintage sash pins.
And somehow it all came to me today. Not that I have nothing more to blog about, but I found an amazing modern twist to these great buckles.
But a little bit of history first:
Sash pins were worn in the late Victorian and Edwardian time periods, from the 1890′s through the teens. And this is what they looked like in outfits:
Sash pins/buckles changed and transformed over the ages. Here are some from different decades of the 20th century!
A dragonfly pin circa 1900
Back when I was looking at wedding dresses, I finally decided on one that came with a decorated sash. When the dress finally came, there was not one, but two sashes. And I thought that it would be such a fabulous idea to decorate the sash with a vintage sash pin! Like this:
Hope you had a fab weekend!