Winters Past

20th Century Fashion from Deco to Disco

Vintage Florida Fashion

Fashion across the US was once much more regional than it is now. There was a recognizable California look, a midwestern aesthetic and clothing that was specifically southern.

Here is a little look at retro fifties Florida style: floral, tropical and playful.

Words are from the song Deep Down in Florida by Muddy Waters

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion at Winters Past near Gainesville Fl

Yeah, I be goin’ down in Florida

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion at Winters Past near Gainesville Fl

Where the sun shines damn near every day

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion at Winters Past near Gainesville Fl

Yeah, I’ll take my woman out on the beach

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion at Winters Past near Gainesville Fl

And sit down on the sand and play

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion at Winters Past near Gainesville Fl

Yeah, I think I’ll go back to Gainesville

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion at Winters Past near Gainesville Fl

Just to see an old buddy of mine

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion

I believe I’ll go back down in Gainesville

Fifties Vintage Florida Fashion

And, and this time I’m goin’ to stay

Author: Winters Past

I am a vintage clothing shop owner living and working in rural north Florida. I believe in adding a little vinegar and molasses to my greens, having my coffee outside whenever possible, and mixing something vintage into every room and every outfit.

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