September 5th, 2012
1920s clothing trends are a little bit naughty, a little bit nice and without a doubt some of the most scandalous-for-their-time designs of 20th century female fashion.
1920s clothing is becoming harder to find for resale, and fast approaching the canon of “antique,” which is defined as anything 100-plus years old.
This post will help you to identify and understand the style value of your ’20s clothing garments as identified by the most prominent trends of the decade. That way, you can purchase or sell ’20s garments (not to be confused with the styles of ’30s clothing) with better knowledge of their current and future market value.
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August 31st, 2012
I’ve encountered many vintage lovers who dislike ‘80s clothing trends, shuddering at the thought of stonewash denim, batwing sleeves and shoulder pads. While the clothing styles of 1980s are a far cry from the feminine fashions of the 1950s, I believe that the ’80s is worth honoring because its trends were so avant garde in style, design and wear by the modern woman of her day.
August 23rd, 2012
’50s clothing trends are perhaps the most feminine and sophisticated for the modern vintage lover to wear, arguably the last remaining era of vintage fashion that’s available in ample supply to buy from boutique and online vintage sellers. I compiled a checklist for the ’50s fashion lover to use when compiling her ultimate ’50s “lady” style wardrobe. See if you own what’s on the list!
August 17th, 2012
Knowing how to properly care for your vintage clothing means they’ll remain in your wardrobe for years to come, and not doomed for the trash or a thrift store’s donation bin.
So to help teach you more on general clothing care, here are 12 supplies I believe every woman should own to properly care, clean, store and mend her vintage clothing collection for long-lasting, damage-free wear!
August 14th, 2012
’40s fashion during World War Two wasn’t about dressing like a sexy pin-up girl in a halter top and high-waisted bikini with a red lip and flower in your hair’s “Victory Curls.” To help show the reality of fashion from 1940 to 1946, I gathered photos from the US Library of Congress Flickr page to show how women truly dressed during this patriotic American time.