July 25th, 2011
Hey vintage lovers! Happy MONDAY!
Saturday night I fell into a rabbit hole of vintage online shopping. You vintage lovers probably know what I mean when I say “rabbit hole.” You type a few search keywords into Etsy, Ebay or Market Publique and before you know it you’ve got pages upon pages of results, a dozen tabs open AND you somehow fell into PayPal within 15 minutes of even beginning to shop!
I found myself spending Saturday night “shopping in” also because with the beginning of August right around the corner, vintage sellers are clearing their summer inventory to make room for fresh fall stock! This means discounted items already in the store, free shipping opportunities and even an extra sale incentive with coupon codes for in-the-know vintage lovers.
The beauty of vintage is that there is an ABUNDANCE of it — and that like your favorite mainstream stores manufacture and market the trends for YOUR tastes, online vintage sellers work to build similar branding and aesthetic so that you can depend on them to provide you with vintage you’ll love.
I curate vintage according to inspirational theme every week in my Shop Finds page. Tonight, the themed collection around “summer road trips” debuts! I can’t take complete credit for it though, because the Sammy Davis Vintage intern Meg Ann is the vintage mastermind behind the stylish finds to be unveiled tonight.
But until tonight’s Shop Finds page goes live, keep reading after the jump for some vintage sale shopping motivation as inspired by my own purchases last Saturday night!
I went a little vintage wild giving happy homes to a few lots of vintage jewelry, a vintage cameo ring and awesome owl necklace from the Etsy shop I Have a Thing For You.
Plus, I share the deets on some serious sales happening RIGHT NOW at four of my favorite vintage shops!
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July 23rd, 2011
Street Talk, July 23, 2011: MyFoxNY.com Hello and happy SATURDAY, vintage lovers! I know … it’s Saturday?! I don’t ever post on Saturday! Well, today is an exception because earlier this week I was lucky enough to appear on set at the My Fox 5 “Street Talk.” According to the site Earth Easy, approximately 12 […]
July 22nd, 2011
**THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR ENTERING! THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED!** Hello and happy GRATEFULNESS FRIDAY EVERYONE!!! It’s a hot one in NYC today — a high of 100 degrees!! — so I have to jumpstart this post with a bit of gratefulness for air conditioning today! If you’re experiencing a similar heat wave in your part […]
July 21st, 2011
I styled 3 looks at Mafalda Vintage in Brooklyn, New York using one tuxedo jacket by Theory. Watch the video to see how I shopped some amazing designer vintage pieces, and keep reading after the jump to see the final looks and to vote for your favorite!
July 20th, 2011
Hello and happy Wednesday, vintage lovers!!! A few days ago I queued you into the fact that I had officially taken on my FIRST Sammy Davis Vintage “shopping” client, my extremely talented friend Sabrina Newman behind the web site A New Mode. Not only is Sabrina extremely talented, but all that talent has made her […]
July 17th, 2011
Hello and happy NEW WEEK, vintage lovers! I had the BEST weekend for so many reasons … and I hope you did too! Because I know so many of you personally [at least digitally speaking, anyway!] thanks to the Facebook fanpage, I’ve not a notion you DID have a great weekend, especially because ’tis the […]
July 14th, 2011
Introducing STYLING WARS!!! The debut episode of Styling Wars has Sammy Davis Vintage (me!) & African Export competing to style a Banana Republic top best. Keep reading after the jump to watch us reveal our final outfits styled with the same Banana Republic halter top. Then VOTE to determine this fashion battle’s WINNER!
July 13th, 2011
Hello and happy Wednesday, everyone!!! If you’re anything like me, you’ve always been itching to pack up your bags, rent out your room and gas up the car for a classic all-around-American cross country ROAD TRIP. But the road trip of a vintage lover wouldn’t be to see the sights or feast at roadside diners […]