THE DRESS: does anyone know if this dress is vintage (and if so what era this is from)? A quick google search of the tag (Cachet by Cari Protas) suggests 1980’s but I know nothing about dating vintage clothing so I’m asking the blogosphere. I’m pretty sure it was a wedding dress at some point and I felt overly formal in it so I attempted to tone it down with some flat gold sandals (YES. FLATS.) and minimal accessories (YES. MINIMAL). I figured at $7.99 you can’t go wrong.