What I want is the wackiest, craziest, kitschiest novelty hand bag out there: dogs, cats fish, coconuts, crazy sayings etc.
Miss Ponytail, and Miss Traveler by Ponytail, are Barbie like teen queen character who appeared on diaries, record cases, travel bags, purses, and lunch boxes in the 1950s and 60s.
I knew I wanted a Miss Traveler or Miss Ponytail bag in my collection but I wanted it to be the right one for the right price. It took me a while but I found the perfect specimens on ebay and even bargained the seller down!
It's a Miss Traveler case and spiffy young Miss Traveler with her adorable pill box hat and Jackie Kennedy like bob is accompanied by a charming well groomed poodle. As a poodle mom I knew this was the case for me. It really made me think of a 1960s airline stewardesses, a look I admire
So using my 1940s style pinafore dress from The Black Pinafore (you can read about it in this post) I put together a cute 60s sort of look