Modest Monday: European Style Then and Now

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We had a busy Sunday, especially my Sweetie, so I didn’t feel I could ask him to take outfit photos. I also wasn’t feeling very well, so I thought I would share some of the fashions I observed while in Europe last June, specifically Ireland and Scotland , for this week’s Modest Monday post.

DSCN5566_2 Here are some of the wedding fashions we saw at our friend’s wedding in Ireland. Above is a photo of a little girl’s dress at the Haymaking Festival, a living history sort of event.   DSCN5822   Modern styles reminiscent of earlier days.   DSCN5799   DSCN5883   DSCN5971   I waited a LONG time for people to leave him alone so I could snap this one with the bicycle also!   DSCN6128_2   The younger crowd.   DSCN6046   The older crowd set dancing, my absolute favorite after ballet! It isn’t odd for women to dance together as there is always a shortage of men when dancing, here too!   DSCN5920   The ’80’s style (and most popular/common) Irish Step Dancing costume.

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The even younger crowd.

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I like to take photos of fabrics that interest me, like all of these kids are displaying. :>

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Loved these matching coats at Hill Top Farm, Beatrix Potter’s house!

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The Scottish crowd at Edinburgh Castle. These also remind me of the Irish kilt my Sweetie wore for our wedding! :>

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What inspires you and your fashions?

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9 thoughts on “Modest Monday: European Style Then and Now

  1. I love your blog! My mom is from Ireland and I’ve always wanted to go visit but haven’t had a chance. Maybe some day.=)

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