February 22nd, 2012
Source: Jill Glindermann / State Library of Queensland, Australia on Flickr Commons
The 1950s was a decade of glamour, femininity and the return of European haute couture.
Unlike the ’40s, designers of the ’50s didn’t have to worry about the war when producing the trends of the day. Materials, styles and designs considered unpatriotic to wear just a few years prior were eagerly embraced in the ’50s.
Designers weren’t the only influences on ’50s fashion. As more Americans fell in love with the silver screen, the fashion choices of Hollywood celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepurn, Elizabeth Taylor and others influenced what a lady wanted to buy for her own wardrobe.
In the ’50s, women were hungry for style and the fashion freedom of the era inspired her gorgeous girl within to scream, “I am woman — see me dress!”
Keep reading after the jump to learn how 1950s vintage style, tastes and trends can grow any girl’s wardrobe into one meant for a woman!
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February 18th, 2012
I believe that vintage style is good for our souls because it pushes us to exercise our creative muscles while styling a look that’s modern, comfortable and chic.
To help inspire you to wear vintage fashion, I invited The Satirical Stylist to share four unique ways she’d wear her favorite piece of vintage clothing: An Edwardian style button-down blouse from her favorite fashion era, the ’80s!
February 13th, 2012
I invited Meg of Meg Allan Cole Crafts to A Little Wicked for a challenge: Which vintage pieces could we pair with her geometric necklace for fresh and modern looks? Keep reading after the jump to watch Meg get styled in 6 unique pieces accessorized with the necklace, and learn which clothing item was Meg’s personal favorite when worn with this gorgeous geometric creation!
February 9th, 2012
It’s thanks to influences in television and film a la HBO series Boardwalk Empire, Golden Globe winning silent film The Artist and this December’s release of The Great Gatsby remake that we’re seeing a revival of ’20s clothing trends for spring 2012. Keep reading to learn how you can draw ’20s style inspiration from these examples of modern entertainment!
February 3rd, 2012
In honor of Valentine’s Day style and spreading vintage love, I’m excited to announce this fantastic giveaway sponsored by vintage seller & fashion blogger Bre’s Baubles Vintage! Bre’s Baubles is graciously giving away a gorgeous package (shown above) of vintage reds to one lucky winner who answers the question for entry in the comments below [...]
February 1st, 2012
Vintage wedding dresses are a trendy alternative to buying a new White Dress for a girl’s Big Day.
Plus, since a vintage dress will channel your personal creativity. Wearing vintage as you recite your vows is the perfect way to kick start this new chapter of your life with confidence!