March 25th, 2013
Source: Aiseirigh Vintage
You have misconceptions about vintage fashion.
There, I said. Chances are if you’re reading this post right now, you’ve fallen prey to believing one of the misconceptions outlined here. Not because you dislike vintage, but rather because vintage is represented in mainstream media as a facet of fashion that’s only enjoyed by a select few creative enough to successfully find, buy and style it.
Well, I’m tired of being “one of the select few” who benefit from the virtues of vintage. I want everyone to join the party! That’s why I decided to write an e-book demystifying the stereotypes behind vintage by proving just how easy shopping vintage online truly is.
The 100 Best Vintage Shops Online proves why vintage fashion is accessible for every single woman to enjoy, and not just a special club of insiders, for occasions that call for a costume or dare I say, by “outcasts” looking to differentiate themselves from the mainstream.
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March 1st, 2013
1990s fashion concluded the 20th century with a collection of trends built on the ’80s and inspired by ’60s fashion. Neon brights, abstract prints and workout-gear worn as daywear, like belly revealing crop tops and body con dresses were trendy. The minimalist, grunge, designer, sportswear, hip hop and preppy looks are most remembered styles from the era, establishing western fashion’s permanent shift toward everyday casual style.
February 14th, 2013
1970s fashion trends represent the rebellion against the old guard beginning with the ‘60s hippie movement. The 1970s was a nostalgic era that looked to the past for fashion inspiration. Trends of ’70s clothing resembled styles from the Edwardian, 1930s or 1940s eras. The hemline fell to midi and maxi lengths by 1971 and ‘70s glamour was like the red carpet styles of ’30s and ’40s starlets.
February 1st, 2013
Here’s how five 1950s style looks – rockabilly, hot housewife, modern pin up, poodle skirt and sporty-varsity – can be worn without hesitation today. I provide advice on how to wear ’50s clothing without feeling like you’re wearing a costume and why 1950s style was the birth of American fashion and today, is one of the most popular vintage trends to incorporate into your everyday wardrobe.
January 16th, 2013
Vintage designers are the most influential, but unrecognized names in the fashion vernacular today.
Sure, the average fashion aficionado knows who Balenciaga, Christian Dior and Chanel are. But how about Pauline Trigere, Biba, Ceil Chapman, Malcolm Starr or Bonnie Cashin? Whatever your vintage designer knowledge, read on for the facts every fashion lover should know about 5 designers with enduring style you’ll want to buy for your contemporary wardrobe.
November 28th, 2012
The birth of ASOS Marketplace in 2010 exemplifies how the contemporary vintage industry has grown. After exploring ASOS Marketplace and discovering its contemporary fashion finds, I wanted to share a few favorites with you so you could check out these shops for yourself. And if you’re a seller? Perhaps their success will inspire you to reach a new audience of buyers by selling your collection here.