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Vintage Look- Burgandy Vintage Hat and Sweater Dress

I have had this wonderful 1940's tilt hat for a while, but I hadn't found the right thing to wear it with. It needed to be the right color, and also plain enough to let the hat shine.
I discovered this dress at Goodwill and it struck me how the styling was very like a 40's sweater dress. When I got it home I found that the hat and the dress matched! Burgundy can vary from brick red to purple-ish, so it was amazing that these two seemed made for each other. In the picture below you can see where I attempted a vintage hairstyle that I saw on the vintage actress Veronica Lake. It was just curly hair pulled to the side and pinned and it looked so lovely on her. It just made my head look lopsided. No, more than usual...
So I pinned up the other side as well, tucking the ends under my hat, and voila! A faux bob! I was really tickled with this look. I have a secret confession to make- I've always wanted a short, super curly bob. I've torn them out of magazines for years and…

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