Easter apparel has certainly changed over the years...I should say over the decades. For now, let's go with the last Century and take a trip back to the 20th...not so long ago...Century's 50's and 60's.
I remember it well. Easter Sunday was a day for wearing a whole new outfit from head to toe. I almost always made the dress. Shopping for the accessories...now that was the best part of getting ready for Easter.
Here's my 'OverDoSue' Collection of Vintage Easter Apparel Acessories.
Collins of Texas opened in 1959 in Medina, Texas. Enid Collins, owner and designer, made two types of bags, wooden box purses and canvas style bucket style bags. Each purse was hand decorated with paint, sequins and rhinestones in themed designs. Never intended to be fad creations, Enid finished all of her handbags with leather trim, mirrors, brass findings and fasteners.
Like all collectibles, Collins bags in excellent condition are most desired. Having a 'Signature' is also important. Early box bags are fully signed under the Enid Collins name, and are often dated by year. Canvas bags frequently have their themed names written on them and often are signed "ec or "c" which represent the years in which Enid Collins owned the company. Capital "C" or "Collins of Texas" are Tandy produced bags. Tandy bought Collins of Texas in 1970 and the bags of their era are no less attractive, but their signatures reflect on the value and desirability of the bag. (Enid Collins Handbags)
Happy AtoZ Easter Sunday 2018
Retrospective of AtoZ Letter A
2013...The A Frame
2015...All A's and One A-