Corsage Revival

In the 18th century pinning posies, or any other cluster of buds, on your bodice, between your cleavage was quite the chic thing to do.  Back then they also called the bodice a corsage, and somehow, corsage came to mean the cluster of flowers pinned to a prom date or mother of the bride/groom.  Hmm, seems like there should be more corsage occasions in between those two rights of passage.  

In my favorite classic old movies cocktails at a club meant white dinner jackets, dresses with tulle underskirts and a corsage pinned to a satin clutch.  In homage to that look I've been playing with fabric flowers on bags.   

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