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Indie Ingenue: Lydia Hyslop

February 13, 2011

This stunning lady is my talented friend Lydia Hyslop, a writer, actress, stylist, and musician who excels at all of her various trades.  That said, it should come as no surprise that she also has an admirable sense of style, highlighted by her appreciation for vintage pieces.

To help promote Lydia’s latest venture, a feature film she wrote and also plans to direct and act in, I decided to make her the focus of my latest post and showcase her great personal style.  With fashion inspirations like”brassy” vintage babes Marilyn Monroe and Ann Margaret and a style she describes as “a little trashy and a little classy” stemming from her Greensboro, North Carolina roots, Lydia opts for a mix of contemporary and vintage and gravitates towards pieces like sundresses, flat lace-up boots, high-waisted jeans, comfy sweaters, and holey t-shirts.

Below are some photos I took of Lydia’s best looks featuring favorites from her very own closet that include items for her go-to L.A. spot Bobbie Boutique (contemporary women’s clothes by smaller labels punctuated with a pieces from Etsy’s Strim Vintage), thrifted goodies from Greensboro’s Design Archives, and many other sweet odds and ends.  Oh, and don’t forget to check out the trailer for Lydia’s future feature film, You Won’t Be Disappointed after the images below and make sure to donate at her Kickstarter page to help make sure the project gets funded! Learn everything you need to know HERE


Vintage bikini handmade by Lydia, striped sweater by Bobbie Boutique, vintage scarf from flea market

Vintage dress/mumu from Luxe deVille, jewelry from Design Archives

vintage fur from an individual estate

airplane-print dress from Bobbie Boutique, boots from Design Archives, vintage rooster bag


3 Comments leave one →
  1. February 13, 2011 7:36 pm


    • February 14, 2011 2:08 am

      they have it for sale at bobbie! it can be yours!!!

  2. February 14, 2011 8:46 pm

    awesome Lydia! come see our new space downtown, opening March 4th….next time you are in greensboro!

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