Wednesday, May 4, 2016


bowling shirt

Because I have this ever-present desire to look like I belong in the cast of any and every 50's movie-musical, I'm totally taken with Campbell/Crafts' adorable retro shirts. I really enjoyed their pastel diner themed collection, and their mint & pink bowling shirts are just as adorable! After putting on this outfit, I immediately got "Score Tonight (Let's Bowl)" from Grease 2 stuck in my head – which is kind of the exact reaction you want, really. If only this shirt would allow me to pirouette down a bowling lane... or at least let me get a good score without using bumpers.

campbell crafts bowling shirt
bowling brooch
bowling shirt

If you're thinking of getting yourself one of these tops, they're made of a lightweight fabric and are pretty comfy to wear. It's prone to wrinkling (I had assumed they'd be a little stiffer), but it makes for a really nice casual piece, which is a welcome addition to my dressy wardrobe. I received the UK 14 in an attempt to accommodate my bust without having gaping in the buttons; I still experienced some, but sizing up again would make the shirt much too big in other areas, so I think I made the right choice. I decided to tie the bottom of the shirt in lieu of tucking it in to the skirt as I had planned, which is also a great option if you wanted to layer it over a dress or wear it with high-waisted pants.

campbell/crafts vintage
Outfit Details
Ladies Bowling Shirt: c/o Campbell/Crafts
Twirl in a Circle Skirt in Black: c/o Le Bomb Shop
Bowling collar clips (DIY'd into brooches): similar

Have a wonderful Wednesday!


  1. Super cute outfit! I love your description of wanting to look as though you're part of a 1950s musical. Seconded - especially during the sunny months.

    Big hugs,
    ♥ Jessica

  2. Such a cute outfit and I love your DIY bowling brooches to match! x

  3. Love that you tied up the bottom vs. tucked it in - super cute and totally fits the bowling vibe!! Super adorable!


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