’80s Clothing: Ways to Wear a Fishtail Skirt

February 27th, 2012
1980s clothing vintage fishtail skirt

1980s clothing vintage fishtail skirt

Fish tail skirts are a “just right” length of skirt that should  be a staple in every vintage lover’s closet. Their high-low cuts show off a lady’s legs without revealing as much as a mini skirt, or potentially overwhelming a petite frame like a to-the-floor maxi style can.

So to illustrate the versatile pairings of a vintage fishtail skirt, I invited fashion blogger and online vintage seller Katherine of La Petite Marmoset to style one from the ’80s into four unique looks.

Katherine’s skirt wasn’t always a fishtail. To make the skirt more modern for today, she redesigned it from its original maxi length with some help from her sewing machine. A few snips transformed the maxi into a pretty and polished piece with just enough punch of print for spring.

Keep reading after the jump to see how Katherine styled her 1980s style fish tail skirt from unique piece to wardrobe staple as worn in her grunge, work, vacation & lunch-inspired looks!

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How 1950s Fashion Makes You Feel Like a Lady

February 22nd, 2012
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1950s fashion was a decade of glamour, femininity and the return of European haute couture. 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 styles, tastes and trends can grow any girl’s wardrobe into one meant for a woman!

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’80s Style: Ways to Wear an Edwardian Style Blouse

February 18th, 2012
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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!

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6 Ways to Wear Vintage with a DIY Geometric Necklace

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!

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1920s Fashion Trends from Today’s TV & Film

February 9th, 2012
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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!

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Win this Vintage Prize Pack for Valentine’s Day Style!

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 […]

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8 Vintage Wedding Dress Styles Any Girl Can Wear

February 1st, 2012
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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!

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The 7 Secrets of How to Price Vintage

January 27th, 2012

When deciding how to price vintage clothing, sellers should consider multiple factors before placing resale value on a particular garment.

I believe that determining the most accurate price to sell a piece of vintage clothing depends on evaluation of 7 key variables …

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